re: Barbados Records. Wills and Administrations. 1681-1700. Adare, John. Cmdr of the ship "William" of Bourbon. 11 July 1696. RB6/11
(snippet)p.3 .....mother Elinor Watson of Parish Kirkemaiden in the Keins (Rinns) of Galloway, Scotland;
There was a marriage 24 Nov 1659 of a John Adair to Anna Watsone, South Leith, Midlothian, Scotland (IGI M195041). Christenings Margaret 21 June 1663 and Marie 7 Aug 1664 (IGI C195032) Were they relatives of above John Adair & Elinor Watson ?
Robert Adair (will 2 Sep 1665 ?) m. Jean Turnble, christenings Alexander 5 July 1663, Jean 4 Dec 1664 (IGI C119781). Perhaps this was Jean Adair d.26 Feb 1725, (dau and heiress of Robert Adair, Merchant Burgess of Edinburgh) who m. Walter Gray M.A. bc.1652, retired from Parish Church in 1702 when Bara was United to Garvald and he d. 19 Dec 1719 at Gifford Hall ?
Who was the Mr. Adair who baptised 1671 children of Helen Turnbull and Alexander Wedderburn (minister of Kilmarnock).
Was Rev. Alexander Wedderburn an in-law of John Adare (d.1696 Barbados) through the Turnbull / Turnble family and were they connected to Peter and George Wedderburn, merchants in Edinburgh who had shares in the ship "William" of Bourbon commanded by John Adare ?
Jean Turnbull was claiming an inheritance c.1665 from the Adair of Kinhilt estates from the baby grandson of Sir Robert Adair.Was Jean Turnbull married to a son of Sir Robert Adair or a son of his brother Rev. William Adair of Ayr ?This may mean that Robert Adair who m. Jean Turnbull may have been a brother of Rev. Patrick Adair ? HELP.