Thomas Blair1

M, #482331
Last Edited=24 May 2011

Child of Thomas Blair

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2000. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Marion Blair1

F, #482332
Last Edited=11 Oct 2012
     Marion Blair is the daughter of Thomas Blair.2 She married Adam Hunter of Abbotshill, son of James Hunter of Abbotshill and Jane Campbell.1
     Her married name became Hunter.

Child of Marion Blair and Adam Hunter of Abbotshill

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2000. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

James Hunter of Abbotshill1

M, #482333, b. 5 August 1672, d. 1 November 1739
Last Edited=11 Oct 2012
     James Hunter of Abbotshill was born on 5 August 1672.1 He was the son of Adam Hunter of Abbotshill and Marion Blair.2 He married Janet Fergusson, daughter of John Fergusson, in 1694.1 He died on 1 November 1739 at age 67.1

Child of James Hunter of Abbotshill and Janet Fergusson

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2000. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lt.-Col. John Fergusson, 13th of Craigdarroch1

M, #482334, d. 27 July 1689
Last Edited=16 Jun 2015
Consanguinity Index=7.11%
     Lt.-Col. John Fergusson, 13th of Craigdarroch was the son of Robert Fergusson, 12th of Craigdarroch and Elizabeth Grierson.2 He married Elizabeth McGhie, daughter of Alexander McGhie of Balmaghie, in May 1682.2 He died on 27 July 1689, killed in action.2
     He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Dumfries-shire between 1661 and 1663.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Dumfries-shire in 1665.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Dumfries-shire in 1667.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the Lord Dunbarton's Regiment of Foot.2 He fought in the Battle of Killierankie on 27 July 1689.2

Children of Lt.-Col. John Fergusson, 13th of Craigdarroch and Elizabeth McGhie

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2000. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S35] BLG1965 volume 2, page 131. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]

Janet Fergusson1

F, #482335
Last Edited=16 Jun 2015
     Janet Fergusson is the daughter of John Fergusson.1 She married James Hunter of Abbotshill, son of Adam Hunter of Abbotshill and Marion Blair, in 1694.1
     From 1694, her married name became Hunter.1

Child of Janet Fergusson and James Hunter of Abbotshill

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2000. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


John Hunter of Mainholm and Brownhill1

M, #482336, b. 11 August 1702, d. 1755
Last Edited=11 Oct 2012
     John Hunter of Mainholm and Brownhill was born on 11 August 1702.1 He was the son of James Hunter of Abbotshill and Janet Fergusson.2 He married Anne Cuninghame, daughter of William Cuninghame of Brownhill and Anne Hamilton.1 He died in 1755.1

Children of John Hunter of Mainholm and Brownhill and Anne Cuninghame

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2000. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

William Cuninghame of Brownhill1

M, #482337
Last Edited=11 Oct 2012
     William Cuninghame of Brownhill married Anne Hamilton, daughter of Sir Archibald Hamilton of Rosehall, 1st Bt..1

Child of William Cuninghame of Brownhill and Anne Hamilton

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2000. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Anne Cuninghame1

F, #482338
Last Edited=11 Oct 2012
     Anne Cuninghame is the daughter of William Cuninghame of Brownhill and Anne Hamilton.2,1 She married John Hunter of Mainholm and Brownhill, son of James Hunter of Abbotshill and Janet Fergusson.1
     Her married name became Hunter.1

Children of Anne Cuninghame and John Hunter of Mainholm and Brownhill

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2000. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lt.-Col. William Hunter of Mainhall and Brownhill1

M, #482339, b. 2 August 1739, d. 1792
Last Edited=11 Oct 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Lt.-Col. William Hunter of Mainhall and Brownhill was born on 2 August 1739.1 He was the son of John Hunter of Mainholm and Brownhill and Anne Cuninghame.2 He died in 1792, unmarried.1
     He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2000. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Sir James Hunter Blair of Dunskey, 1st Bt.1

M, #482340, b. 21 February 1741, d. 1 July 1787
Last Edited=19 Dec 2014
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Sir James Hunter Blair of Dunskey, 1st Bt. was born on 21 February 1741.1 He was the son of John Hunter of Mainholm and Brownhill and Anne Cuninghame.2 He married Jean Blair, daughter of John Blair of Dunskey and Anne Kennedy, in 1770.1 He died on 1 July 1787 at age 46, with eight other children.1
     He was given the name of James Hunter at birth.1 In 1777 his name was legally changed to James Hunter Blair.1 He was a partner with Sir William Forbes.1 He was a banker at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1 He was recognised by Lord Lyon King of Arms, and matriculated his arms at the Lyons Court in 1786.1 He was created 1st Baronet Hunter Blair, of Dunskey [Great Britain] on 27 June 1786.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2000. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.