'Blair02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Blair of Blair

John Blair of that ilk (d 1609)
m. (mcrt 11.05.1565) Grizel Sempill (dau of Robert Sempill, 3rd Lord)
1. John Blair (dvp 01.1604)
  m. (mcrt 05.07.1589) Isabel Boyd (a 11.1641, dau of Thomas Boyd, 6th Lord)
  A. Grizel Blair
  m. (before 1615, sp) Sir John Maxwell, Bart of Pollok (d 01.11.1647)
  B. Anna Blair
  m. laird of Porterfield
C. Margaret Blair
  m. John Crawford of Kilbirnie
2. Bryce Blair of Lochwood, of that ilk (d after 04.02.1639)
  m. Annabell Wallace (of Craigie)
  A. Robert Blair (dvp c1610)
  B. Sir Bryce Blair of that ilk (d 07.1639)
  m. (1618) Marian Dundas (dau of Sir Walter Dundas, 18th of Dundas)
  i. John Blair of that ilk (dsp before 1645)
  ii. Marion Blair
  m. ? McIlvain of Grimatt
  iii. Isobel Blair
  m. James Whitefoord of Dunduff (d 1697)
C. John Blair of that ilk (d 04.1662)
  m1. (by 01.01.1638) Katherine Turnbull assumed to have been the mother of ...
  i. William Blair of Blair (d c1690)
  m. (mcrt 03.1666) Margaret Hamilton (d before 1715, dau of William, 2nd Duke of Hamiton)
a. William Blair of Blair
  m. Magdalen Campbell (dau of James Campbell of Gargunnock)
  (1) son (d young)
  (2) Magdalen Blair (d before 1715)
  m. William Scott
  Their only son inherited Blair and changed his name to Blair. When he died, unmarried, one of his half-brothers (by William Scott's second marriage) inherited Blair whilst all of his half-brothers & sisters took the name Blair.
  m2. (05.08.1646) Jean Cunningham (dau of William Cunningham, 8th Earl of Glencairn) assumed to have been the mother of ...
  ii. Jean Blair not mentioned by BLG1850, could be a generation later
  m. Gebriel Cuninghame
  D. Walter Blair
  E. Margaret Blair (d 08.1621)
m. (1613) Sir Archibald Stewart of Blackhall (d 1665)
  F. Isabell Blair
  m. (1619) James Chalmers of Gadgirth
G. Anne Blair
  m. (1633) Robert Boyd of Pitcon
  H. Janet Blair
  m. (1636) Ninian Stewart of Ascog
  I. Agnes Blair
  m. (1640) William Shaw, Provost of Newton
The following, kindly provided by Jack Blair, disagrees with BLG1850 (which shows Alexander, James, Robert of Bogtown and 3 unnamed daughters) but is consistent with TSP (Dundonald).
3. Robert Blair of Auldmure
  A. Sir Adam Blair of Lochwood
4. Alexander Blair, later Cochrane (d before 07.1641)
  m. (mcrt 24.07.1593) Elizabeth Cochrane (dau of William Cochrane of that ilk)
5. Hugh Blair of Auldmure and Bogside
  m. Barbara Hamilton
6. Gavin Blair
  m. Annabel Stewart
7. Jean Blair
  m1. (1582) Alexander Cunningham of Mountgreen (Commendator of Kilwinning)
  m2. (before 15.09.1595) John Stewart of Ardmaleish, Sheriff of Bute (d before 10.10.1612)
8. Margaret Blair
  m. (Hugh?) Ker of Kersland
9. Grisel Blair
  m. (by 1598) David Blair of Adamton (a 1647, d before 1650)
  Grisel is shown as m2. (before 1615, sp) Sir John Maxwell, 1st Bart of Pollok (d 1647), but that is duplication/confusion with her niece (above).

Main source(s): BGL1850 (Blair of Blair) with input from the genealogist Jack Blair of Perthshire
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