David Dobson, Scots-Irish Links 1575-1725, Part Three (Baltimore, published by Genealogical Publishing Co, Inc, 2001, 2002, 2003),Pg 3-4. From Irish Patent Roll (has anyone seen the entry in official Govt. book ?) : William Adair, of Ballemeachan, gentleman William Adair (aged 19yrs ?) son of William Adair of Ballemeachan & .............. ? Robert Adaire, (aged about 33yrs) of Ballemeachan, son of William Adaire & .................. ? Marian Adair, wife of William Houston jnr were granted Irish denization on 28 Nov 1624.
William Adair ( & Kennedy) had elder sons, Ninian Adair & William Adair jnr. 1) Ninian Adair m. Elizabeth Gordon and had son , ........William Adair, m. 18 April 1589 to Rosena MaClellan (had son Sir Robert Adair) .........did he m. 2ndlyto ............... and have son Rev. Wm Adair bc.1605, d.1684 aged 69yrs ? 2) William Adair jnr. of Mullhill and Genoch ? (poss. father of Christian Dunbar ?) .....did he m. 25 Oct 1584to Janet Waus ? .....did he m. 13 May 1613to Katherine Cathcart ?
Correspondence of Sir Patrick Waus. pp.308-311 re: Book "Correspondence of Sir Patrick Waus of Barnbarroch" p.559. 9 March 1581-2 Contract of Sale by Christiane Dunbar, with consent of her husband, John Adair, of the Lands of (Mochrum) Loch to Ninian Adair of Kenhilt, younger. Witnesses - Patrick Agnew, son to Patrick Agnew, Sheriff of Wigtown. (and other witnesses).
"Was Ninian Adair of Kenhilt, younger" the son of William Adair, younger of Mullhill ?
William Adair jnr of Mullhill (bro of Ninian Adair snr.) m. 25 Oct 1584 Janet Vaus, William Adair jnr of Mullhill had son Ninian Adair. Ninian Adair snr. had son William Adair and grand-son, Sir Robert Adair.