'Blair01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Blair of Adamton (Adamtoun), Blair of Blair, Blair of Glasgow

                               
William de Blair (a 1205, son of Jean Francois)
1. William Blair (a 1260)
  A. Sir Bryce Blair of Blair (d 1296)
  B. David Blair of that ilk
  i. Roger Blair of that ilk
  a. Hugh Blair of that ilk
  (1) James Blair of that ilk (a 1368)
  (A) James Blair of that ilk
(i) Hugh (or David) Blair of that ilk father or grandfather (via James ?) of ...
  (a) John Blair of that ilk (a 1477)
  ((1)) John Blair of that ilk (d c1555)
  m. (before 15.11.1500) Helen (or Elizabeth) Montgomery (dau of Hugh Montgomery, 1st Earl of Eglinton)
  ((A)) John Blair of that ilk missed out by BLG1850
  m. (c1524) Helen Ross
  ((i)) John Blair of that ilk
  m. Margaret Cunningham (dau of William Cunningham of Glengarnock)
((a)) John Blair of that ilk (d 1609)
  m. (mcrt 11.05.1565) Grizel Sempill (dau of Robert Sempill, 3rd Lord)
  ((b)) Elizabeth Blair possibly of this generation
  m. Uchtred Knox of Ramphurlie
  ((ii)) Margaret Blair probably of this generation
  m. John Craufurd, 12th of Craufurdland (d 1583)
  ((2)) Egidia Blair
  m. James Kennedy (of Cassilis family)
  ((3)) Elizabeth Blair (a 30.07.1529)
  m. (before 15.10.1516) Ninian Stewart of Bute
  ((4)) Margaret Blair possibly of this generation
  m. John Maxwell of Pollok (d 1517)
  (B) Sir John Blair of Adamtoun (a 1397) - continued below

 

 

Sir John Blair of Adamtoun, Ayrshire (a 1397) - continued above
1. John Blair of Adamtoun (a 1430)
  m. Agnes Douglas (dau of Sir William Douglas of Peirstoun (Pierston))
  A. David Blair of Adamtoun (d c1487)
  i. John Blair of Adamtoun (d before 1515)
  m. Elizabeth Colquhoun (dau of John Colquhoun of Camstrodden)
  a. David Blair of Adamton
  (1) David Blair of Adamton
m1. Margaret Hamilton (a 1586)
  Robertson is not clear on this but, as his 2nd marriage is reported with the lead "probably married, a second time ...", we presume that it was Margaret who was mother of ...
  (A) David Blair of Adamton (a 1647, d before 1650)
  m. (by 07.1598) Grisel Blair (dau of John Blair of that ilk)
  (i) John Blair of Adamton
m. Janet Blair (dau of John Blair of Dunsky)
  (a) David Blair of Adamton
  m1. (sp) _ Campbell (dau of _ Campbell of Glendaruel)
  m2. Anne Scot or Blair (dau of William Blair, formerly Scot, of Blair)
  ((1)) Catherine Blair of Adamton
  m. (1776) Sir William Maxwell, 4th Bart of Monreith (d 17.02.1812, cousin)
  (b) John Blair of Glasgow
  m. (06.1732) Agnes Alexander (dau of Robert Alexander, bailie of Glasgow)
  ((1)) John Blair of Glasgow & Ayr
  m. Mary Davidson (dau of William Davidson of Garshake & London)
  ((A)) John Blair of Edinburgh (WS) had issue
  m. (12.1813) Margaret Cannan (dau of Horatius Cannan of Barlay, cousin)
  ((B)) William Davidson Blair of Glasgow had issue
  m. Jane Bruce (dau of Alexander Bruce of Musselburgh & niece of Gilbert Stuart)
  ((C))+ other issue - William (d young), 4 sons, 3 daughters
  ((2)) Janet Blair (d unm)
  ((3)) Margaret Blair
  m. James Thorburn (minister of Kingarth)
  (c) Margaret Blair
  m. John Cameron of Barlay
  (ii) Margaret Blair
  m. William Blair of Giffordland
  (iii) Marjory Blair (d unm)
  (B) Adam Blair of Ayr (d 06.1622)
  m. Elizabeth Caldwell
  (C) Bessie Blair
  m. Malcolm Craufurd of Pathelott, Kilwinnin (d 1630)
  (i)+ issue - William, Joseph, Bryce, Jeane, Agnes, Anna
  m2. Elizabeth Mure (d 1632, dau of _ Mure of Rowallane, m2. _ Creichton of Liberry)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 23.10.03) : BGL1850 (Blair of Blair) with input from the genealogist Jack Blair of Perthshire
(2) For lower section (uploaded 05.06.15) : Paterson (Ayr, Adamtoun, p382+)
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