re Robert Adair of Dublin Esq, will dated 29 March 1737, of Hollybrook in Co Wicklow, Ireland(b. co. Longford) married Jane [FORSTER ], her will dated 20 Jan 1747-8 his brother John Adair and sisters Anne wife of WARD and Mary wife of Purdin / PURDON; Issue of Robert Adair : 1.John Adair of Dublin will dated 6 Nov 1742 proved 10 Dec 1760; 2. Foster (FORSTER) Adair of Hollybrook Esq will dat 10 April 1783 ....(m. Anne; issue Anne Adair wife of Robert Hodson Esq); 3. Anne Adair wife of William Molesworth; 4. Dorcas Adair wife of Robert HOLMES (their son Robt HOLMES); 5. Eliz Adair wife of John Lambert; 6.Elinor wife of Wm Hudson (Hodson); 7. Jane Adair.
The above Robert Adair was son of Charles Adair(e) of CLONBRONEY parish, co. Longford, Ireland. Some of the townlands Charles Adair had in AD1684 were virtually next-door to a Mr. HOLMES's townland of "Willsbrook", as shown on #233 "Maps of the Roads of Ireland" by Taylor and Skinner. (1777 - 1778) at :