re: First Belfast Funeral Register : 1713. Dec 9. Mrs Addair at Loughan-More 1715. Sep 3. preacher Uchtred McDooll 1716. Nov 1. Mr. Alex Adair, merchant. pr. Mr. Jas Adair 1717. Jun 13. Mr. Patterick aDair, Minister at Carrickforguss 1718. Mar 29. Mrs. Heterige, widow, at Marherihall /Maghera- 1718. June 1. John McDowell. pr. Doctr Fforguson, ...................minister Jno McBride
Vol. 5. Ulster Journal of Archaelogy, Register of the Old Presbyterian Congregation of Antrim at : http://wwwhttp://www. archive.org/stream/ulsterjournalofa05ulstiala
pp.186, 187 has William Adair who dc.1698.
also : Agawst 18 1703 Mr. John Abernethy (had been friend of Rev. Patrick Adair) was ordaned minister of Antrim in the meeting hows of Antrim by Mr. Mathew Hatridg. (a note said Rev. Mr. Mathew Hatridg may have been of Ahoghill, perhaps minister of Ahoghill / Antrim Parish ?) ........................ Adair files : HA12/F2/1/96.10 Dec 1721, F4/1/9.1 June 1714, Patrick McDowell of Culgreat / Culgroat, and of Drummore, Kirkmaiden, Wigtownshire, Scotland, lease south side of West St, Ballymena, Antrim, Ireland.
HA12/F2/1/49.17 Oct 1732. James McDowell. Lease of 1/4 of land in the manor of Killhilstown, alias Ballymena; for 86 years, Sir Robert Adair to James McDowell, weaver.
HA12/A2/1/19. 31 Aug 1739. Award of arbitration made by Rev. Hugh Maxwell and John Gordon in dispute between Sir Robert Adair and John McDowell and others.