Sunday, April 22, 2012

Mrs. Adair's Contributions

When Cornelia Adair died, she made many contributions. She left very pricey land in the United Kingdom. She left $35,000 to the Adair Hospital in Clarendon, Texas. She left $10,000 to the St. Mathew's Home for Children of Dallas, Texas. She also willed possessions and money to Irish churches, members of her household, and some of the staff of the JA Ranch in Texas. She was 84 years old when she died. She was known well of her generosity to help others.

"Bequests by Mrs. Adair: General Wadsworth's Daughter Left $45,000 to Texas Charities." New York Times [New York] 26 01 1922, 15. Print.

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