I have a distant ancestor named Archibald ADAM (nothing confirmed) born Campeltown, Argyll around 1700. He married Martha WILSON in 1737 in Campbeltown - 3 known children - Hugh b.1738 Campbeltown John b.1740 Campbeltown (MY LINK)marr Jean SMITH 1766 Jean b.1744 Campbeltown
Above John and Jean SMITH had following chidren all born in Campbeltown - Andrew 1767, Archibald 1768, Edward 1770, Rowat 1772, John 1774, Jane 1776, Martha 1778, Archibald 1779, Mary 1782, james 1784, Andrew 1787 and Jean 1790.
Above Edward born 1770 (MY LINK) married Mary HAMILTON in 1801.They had following children all born Campbeltown - John 1802, James 1804, Edward 1806, Andrew 1807, Forrester 1809, Mary 1811, Jean 1813, Janet 1815, Robert 1817, Martha 1820, Peter 1822 and William McDougall 1823.
Above Andrew ADAM born 1807 (My LINK) married Ann PATERSON in KILMARNOCK in 1836.IT WAS HIS 2ND MARRIAGE.Definitely only 4 children from this marriage all born in Kilmarnock - Ann ADAM 1838, Mary ADAM 1838, Edward 1842 and Archibald Paterson ADAM 1851.
Above Mary ADAM born 1838 (MY LINK) married Alexander AIRD in Kilmarnock in 1867.7 children all born Kilmarnock - Jessie Ann Paterson AIRD 1868-1946 Christina Adam AIRD 1870-1943 Maggie Mary AIRD 1871-1962 Charlotte Thomson AIRD 1873-1875 Andrew Adam AIRD 1875 - ? Alexander Thomson AIRD 1878-1932 (MY GRANDFATHER) Girl - 1878-1878
Hope there is a possible link and you don't get too bored reading all this.