Would you know the name of the wife of your Alexander Adair b. 1796 please ?
In the Portpatrick Old Kirkyard book there are some entries for Adairs including -
Alexander Adair (b.c.1742)late tennant Enoch, d. 20 Dec 1798 aged 56 yrs and Margaret Wither his spouse who d. 26 Sep 1800 aged 58 yrs, also their dau. Margaret Adair (b.c. 1780) who d. 8 Feb 1794 aged 14yrs.
Alexander Adair (b.c. 1727)late tennant of Pinnminoch d. 20 May 1783 aged 56yrs and Jane MacDowal his wife d. 19 Jan 1802 aged 73yrs.
Margaret Adair (b.c.1764) d. 23 Dec 1839 spouse of John McDowall late farmer in Meikle Pinminnoch.
George Adair (b.c. 1695) d. 9 Jan 1752 aged 56yrs and his son John Adair (b.c.1725) d. 8 Apr 1755 aged 30yrs.
Jennat Atken d. 19 Dec 1785 wife of John Adair (b.c.1730) in Merroak who d. 5 July 1811.
Jane McDowall (b.c. 1716) d. Nov 1787 wife of Thomas Adair (b.c.1717) d. 29 Aug 1794 aged 76yrs. Also Agnes Henderson (nee Adair) d. 1 Nov and Wm. Henderson d. 3 Aug.aged 73 yrs.