On FHL film 0100103, Charts from Betham wills A-D Vol. II, Item 2. page 181, there is a sketch (maybe from a seal on the will) showing the crest as a bent arm in armour with a hand holding a dagger sideways and on the shield was the usual Adair 3 handswith a bird in the centre (using my layman's terms).I was wondering if you know the origin of this crest and whether you know of this family's lineage please. Page 181 showed - 1.0Mr. Adair had 2 sons, 2.1Michael Adair of Dublin, mercant, will dated 18 July 1699 proved Nov. 1699 mar. 1stly Mary and 2ndly Katharine, widow of Mr. Stokes (and under her name was will 2 Dec 1679.
2.2William Adair married and had children, 3.1Jane, wife of James Adair of Ballymena in co. Antrim. 3.2Anne, wife of John Dick 3.3Jennet 3.4Rose 3.5William 3.6Michael