'Adams06'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Adam of Blair Adam, Adam of Fanno, Adam of Maryburgh

                               
Sir Duncan Adam (a temp Alexander II who r. 1214-1249) succeeded by ...
1. Alexander Adam (a temp Alexander III who r. 1249-1286)
  m. _ Douglas
  A. Duncan Adam (a temp Robert Bruce whoi r. 1306-1329)
  The Adams book reports of his sons "from whom all the Adams, Adamses, Adamsons and Addies in Scotland are descended".
  i. Robert Adam
  ii. John Adam
  iii. Reginald Adam (probably the Bishop of Brechin)
  iv. Duncan Adam
  a. Reginald Adam (a 1385)
  (1) ?? Adam
  (A) ?? Adam
  Uncertain of number of intervening generations.
  (i) ?? Adam
  (a) Sir John Adam (d Flodden 09.09.1513)
((1)) Charles Adam of Fanno, Forfarshire (a 1549)
  m. Margaret Ferguson
  ((A)) Charles Adam of Fanno
  m. Isabell Bisset
  ((i)) Robert Adam
  ((a)) ?? Adam
  Uncertain of number of intervening generations.
  (((1))) ?? Adam
  (((A))) John Adam - continued below
  m. Helen Cranstoun
  ((ii)) ?? Adam
  ((a)) James Adam, later Adams (a 1645, Colonel)
  m. Catherine Magennis (dau of Arthur Magennis, 1st Viscount of Iveagh, by Sarah O'Neill)
  ((iii))+ other issue - son (dvp), other
  ((B)) David Adam ancestor of Adam of Kingsburn, Fife

 

 

John Adam - continued above
m. Helen Cranstoun
1. William Adam of Maryburgh in Blair, Kinross (b 30.10.1689, d 24.01.1748, architect)
  m. (1716) Mary Robertson (dau of William Robertson of Gladney, aunt of Dr. Robertson)
  A. John Adam of Maryburgh (bpt 05.03.1721, d 25.06.1792)
m. (08.07.1750) Jean Ramsay (d 15.12.1795, dau of John Ramsay)
  i. William Adam of Blair Adam (b 21.07.1751, d 17.02.1839, judge)
  m. (07.05.1777) Eleanora Elphinstone (d 04.02.1800, dau of 10th Lord Elphinstone)
  a. John Adam, Acting Governor-General of India (b 04.05.1779, dsp 04.06.1825)
  b. Sir Charles Adam of Blair Adam (b 06.10.1780, d 16.09.1853, Admiral) had issue
  m. (04.10.1822) Elizabeth Brydone (d 15.05.1871, dau of Patrick Brydone)
  c. William George Adam (b 06.12.1781, dsp 02.11.1833, Treasurer of Lincoln's Inn)
  d. Sir Frederick Adam, Governor of Madras (b 17.06.1784, d 17.08.1853, General) had issue
  m1. (20.07.1811) Amelia Thompson (d 1812, dau/heir of Stephen Thompson)
  m2. (23.06.1820, sp?) Diamantina Palatiano (d 01.06.1844)
  m3. (28.07.1851) Anne Lindsay Maberley (d 26.05.1904, dau of John Maberley)
  e. Francis James Adam (b 24.03.1791, d 08.06.1820) had issue
m. (11.08.1817) Mary Augusta Dalrymple Poltoratzkey (d 05.10.1865, dau of Gen. Alexander Marcovitch Poltoratzkey of St. Petersburg, m2. Rev. Richard Lister Venables)
  f. Clementina Adam (d 29.10.1877)
  m. (27.04.1807) John Anstruther-Thomson of Charleton (d 14.04.1833)
  ii. Jean Adam
  m. (11.08.1779) Thomas Kennedy of Dunure
  iii. Mary Adam
  m. (17.07.1779) George Loch of Drylaw
  iv.+ other issue - John (d 1769), Louisa (d unm)
  B. Robert Adam (b 03.07.1728, d 03.03.1792, "the celebrated architect")
  C. Mary Adam
  m. John Drysdale (d 16.06.1788, Dean of the Chapel Royal in Edinburgh)
  D. Susannah Adam
  m. John Clerk of Eldin
  E.+ other issue - William (architect), Jane, Helen, Margaret

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : 'A Genealogical History of the Family of Adams of Cavan, etc.' by Rev. Benjamin Williams Adams, edited by Maxwell Richard William Peers Adams (1903, "reprinted from Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica"), with thanks to a site visitor (CV, 22.10.12) for bringing this to our attention
(2) For lower section (first uploaded 14.05.12 within AZmisc06) : BLG1952 (Adam of Blair-Adam)
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