Correction to 2nd last para. Sorry. (my remarks in brackets). Rev. William Adair married (date ...............) Janet KENNEDY, (was she Janet,.... nee McDowell, formerly Mrs. Kennedy, formerly Mrs. Cunningham.... ?) widow of Rev. Robert CUNNINGHAM of Holywood (check Scottish Archives & Fasti for wives of this Robert Cunningham ?), and had ..... 1. (Rev.)William Adair II of Ayr & Prestmonkshaws; 2. Patrick Adair minister of Belfast (& Cairncastle*) the “famous Presbyterian” b......... ? (probably yes)who married his cousin Jean,(yes) daughter of Sir (yes) Robert Adair. 3. "Archibald" ????........ (Scott’s Fasti Ecclesiae Scotican II. pt. 7 88, 91).
Is there an Adair who has read the Rev. William Adair of Ayr file in the National Archives of Scotland, or the book on the Auld Kirk of Ayre ?Thankyou.