re: Tennison Groves abstracts PRONI ref T/808. (Diocese of ?) Connor, Will dated 24 Feb 1758. Proved 8 January 1771. James Agnew of Dunagor in Dunagor (Donegore) parish Co. Antrim (Northern Ireland), carpenter. To son John (Agnew) what belongs to the latter at present and Farm at Ballysavage. Farm in Dunagore to dau Elizabeth and son James under 12 4 ygst children Agnes Samuel Elizabeth & James wife Elizabeth Executors: James Agnew of Tobergill & Samuel Agnew of Dunagor both in Dunagor Parish Co. Antrim Witnesses: James ADAIR Samuel Beck John Agnew Administration to Samuel Agnew. .............................. FHL film 461313. Vol.21 p.74. deed 10801. 21 March 1717. Edward Dodsworth - leased to James Adair, town and farmlands of Tobergill, 14 acres 16 March 1716 for 40 years and Mill Quarter of Doone. (Ref: Register of Deeds Dublin. Index Project).
Book 929.34183 165. State Library of South Australia. "Quaker records, Dublin: abstracts of wills". Ed. by P. Beryl Eustace and Olive C. Goodbody. by Irish Manuscripts Commission - Will Abstracts in the Gen. Office, Dublin, Gilbert Adair, Tobergill, Parish of Donegore, co Antrim, 1738. (Dioc. of Connor, will) ........................................... Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107 ed. Vol. I, p.46 there is a Gilbert Adair d.1722 of Donegore, co Antrim, N. Ireland, had dau, Elizabeth Adair who m. James Agnew, (g-son of Lieut-Col. Alexander Agnew, 1st of Whitehills, Wigtownshire, Scotland.) Not sure if this Alex was b.1609, d. 1695 whose children were born in Ireland. He was son of Sir Patrick Agnew, 1st Bt, and Margaret Kennedy.