re: entry of "Archibald Adair, d. 1647 was the 4th son of Ninian Adair and Catherine Agnew of Lochnaw. This appears to me to be a mix-up between Archibald's father Ninian and his grandfather Ninian"
Papers of the Dalrymple Family, Earls of Stair GD135/84916 May 1605 & 5/4/1608 Lands of Kilhilt and Drummore. Extract special retour of William Adair as heir of Ninian Adair of Kirhilt (Kinhilt / Kilhilt, his father (husband of ........ ?), who died 16 May 1605, in the lands of Kirhilt (Kinhilt / Kilhilt), land of Portire in the parish of Insche [Inch],
4 merklands of Stranrawer [Stranraer] port and burgh of barony (then in Parish of Stranraer or Inch ?),
1 merkland of Marstave, parish of Leswalt,
5 merklands of Kildonnane [Kildonan], 5 merklands of Drummoir [Drummore] with patronage of the parish church of Kirkmadyne [Kirkmaiden] in lie Rynnis [Rhins],
5 merklands of Corghie, 2 1/2 merklands of Cardryne, 5 merklands of Creichen, 16/8d lands of Mulknok, 16/8d lands of Carnegirroch [Cairngarroch], parish of Kirkmadyne,
all united in the barony of Kinhilt,
and 6 merkland called lie Maynes of Saulset [Soulseat] in parish thereof. --------------- Would someone have the death date, perhaps c.1587, of grandfather Ninian ?