'Hunter02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Hunter of Abbotshill, Hunter of Ayr, Hunter of Barjarg, Hunter-Blair of Dunskey, Hunter of Thurston

James Hunter of Abbotshill (a 1569)
m. Janet Neil
1. James Hunter of Abbotshill (a 1593)
  m. _ Campbell (dau of _ Campbell of Craigdow)
  A. James Hunter of Abbotshill (d 1617)
  i. James Hunter of Abbotshill, Provost of Ayr
  m. Jane Campbell
  a. James Hunter had issue ("descendants became extinct")
  b. John Hunter of Abbotshill (dsp)
  m. Agnes Adam (dau of Alexander Adam of Glentaig)
c. Adam Hunter of Abbotshill
  m1. Marion Blair (dau of Thomas Blair of Balthyock)
  (1) James Hunter of Abbotshill (b 05.08.1672, d 01.11.1739)
  m. (1694) Janet Fergusson (dau of John Fergusson of Craigdarroch family by Janet Cochran)
  (A) Andrew Hunter of Abbotshill (b 1695, d 1770,WS, 4th son)
  m. Grace Maxwell (dau of Col. William Maxwell of Cardoness)
(i) Andrew Hunter, last of Abbotshill, later of Barjarg in Dumfriesshire (b 1744, d 21.04.1809, professor)
  m. (14.04.1779) Mainie Schaw Napier (d 09.10.1806, dau of William Napier, 7th Lord)
  (a) William Francis Hunter, later Hunter-Arundell of Barjarg (d 22.04.1827, 2nd son) had issue
  m. (13.11.1813) Jane St. Aubyn (dau of Francis St. Aubyn of Collin Mixton by Jane Arundell of Talverne family)
  (b) John Hunter (Rev.)
  m. Caroline Mitchelson (dau of Hepburn Mitchelson of Middleton)
  (c) Grizel or Grace Hunter
  m. (27.06.1808) George Lockhart-Ross (b 25.10.1775, d 17.03.1861)
  (d)+ other issue - Andrew (d infant), Mainie Anne Charlotte (d young), Henrietta Hope
  (ii) John Hunter ancestor of Hunters of Doonholm
  (iii) Janet Hunter
  m. Robert Aiken
  (iv) Grizel Hunter
  m. Christopher Maxwell (Colonel, brother of Sir David of Cardoness)
(v) Henrietta Hunter
  m. Alexander Copland (of family of Collieston)
  (vi)+ other issue including Agnes, Nichola
  (B) John Hunter of Mainholm & Millquarter (b 11.08.1702, d 1755)
  m. Anne Cunninghame (dau of William Cunninghame of Brownhill by Anne Hamilton)
  (i) William Hunter (b 02.08.1739, d unm 1792, Colonel)
(ii) Sir James Hunter, later Hunter-Blair of Dunskey, 1st Bart (b 21.02.1741, d 01.07.1787)
  m. (1770) Jane Blair (d 02.02.1817, dau of John Blair of Dunskey by Anne Kennedy)
  (a) Sir John Hunter-Blair, 2nd Bart of Dunskey (b 19.02.1773, d unm 24.05.1800)
  (b) Sir David Hunter-Blair, 3rd Bart of Dunskey (b 03.10.1778, d 26.12.1857) had issue
  m1. (02.07.1813) Dorothea Hay-Mackenzie (d 22.05.1820, dau of Edward Hay Mackenzie of Newhall and Cromartie by Maria Murray-Mackenzie)
m2. (05/15.01.1825) Elizabeth Hay (d 03.08.1859, dau of Sir John Hay, Bart of Hayston, by Mary Elizabeth Forbes)
  (c) James Hunter-Blair of Dunskey and Robertland (d unm 24.06.1822, Lt. Colonel)
  (d) Forbes Hunter-Blair of Dunskey and Robertland (d unm 02.1833, 5th son)
  (e) Thomas Hunter-Blair of Dunskey and Robertland (dsp 31.08.1849, Major General)
  m. (1820) Eliza Norris (d 28.08.1858, dau of J. Norris)
(f) Anne Hunter-Blair (d 1854/8)
  m. (1791) William Mure of Caldwell (d 09.02.1831)
  (g) Clementina Hunter-Blair (d 19.06.1844)
  m. (1808) John Francis Birch (General)
  (h)+ other issue - Robert (d unm 04.1799,captain), Archibald (d 1798), Henry Dundas (d 1799), 2 others (d infant), Jane (d unm 1831), Jemima (d 22.12.1864)
  (C) Agnes Hunter (dsp)
  m. Robert Hunter of Thurston
  (D) Janet Hunter (d 1746)
  m. (1726) James Hunter, Provost of Ayr (d 1784) @@ below
  (E)+ 3 sons (dsp)
m2. Janet Wallace (dau of _ Wallace of Mainholm & Woodhead)
  d. Robert Hunter of Dogland, Provost of Ayr
  m. (1657) Agnes Paterson (dau of John Paterson)
  (1) Robert Hunter (b 1665, d 1708)
  m. (1688) Agnes Smith (d 1702, dau of James Smith of Glasgow)
(A) James Hunter, Provost of Ayr (b 1698, d 1784)
  m. (1726) Janet Hunter (d 1746, dau of James Hunter of Abbottshill & Park) @@ above
  (i) James Hunter of Ayr (b 1727, banker)
  m. (1750) Sarah Ballantine (d 1806, dau of Patrick Ballantine of Ayr)
  (a) Patrick Hunter (captain)
  m. (31.03.1795) Jean Rollo (b 29.09.1768, d 10.1838, dau of James Rollo, 7th Lord)
  ((1)) (William) Hugh Hunter (5th son)
  m. Eliza Veitch (dau of Henry Veitch of Elliock)
  ((2)) Sarah Hunter
  m. Patrick Charles (MD, cousin)
  ((3))+ other issue - James of Auchterarder, Patrick, John, William, Roger Rollo, Mary (d unm)
  (b) Ann Hunter
  m. William Wood of Ayr
  (c) Grace Hunter
  m. George Charles (MD)
  (d) Marian Hunter
  m. James Mair
  (e)+ other issue (d young or unm)
  (ii) Robert Hunter of Thurston
  m1. (1746) Margaret Robertson (d 1776, dau of James Roberston of Calcutta)
  (a) Jane or Janet Hunter
  m1. Michael Riddel
  m2. Henry Irwing
  (b) Sarah Hunter
  m. W. Robertson of Ladykirk
  (c)+ other issue - Robert, Margaret
  m2. Isabella Ord (dau of Robert Ord, Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer)
  (e) James Hunter of Thurston
  m. Elizabeth Jennings (dau of Ross Jennings)
  ((1)) James William Hunter of Thurston
((2))+ other issue - Robert Francis, Richard, John Alexander, Isabella, Sarah Elizabeth, Margaretta Eleanor
  (f) Richard Hunter (youngest son) had issue
  m. Margaret Walker
  (g) Eleanor Hunter
  m. Peter Sandilands of Barnyhill
  (h) Isabella Hunter
  m. Dugald Campbell of Ballinaby or Ballinabby
  (i) Agnes Hunter
  m. (1808) Archibald Graham Campbell of Shirvan
(j)+ other issue - John, Andrew
  (iii) Andrew Hunter
  m. Stewart Cunninghame (dau of Rev. Robert Cunninghame of Bowerhouses)
  (iv) John Hunter (b 1746, to Virginia)
  m. Jane Broadwater (dau of Col. _ Broadwater)
  (a) Ann Hunter
  m. _ Cundell in Virginia
  (b)+ other issue - James of Virginia, Robert of Virginia, George Washington, John
  (v)+ other issue - Mary, Sarah, Jean Isabella
  (2) Barbara Hunter
  m. Robert Fullarton of Craighall
  (3)+ 5 sons and 4 daughters (d unm)

Main source(s): BLG1886 (Hunter-Arundell of Barjarg), BP1934 (Hunter Blair), 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 1, 1847, p203+)
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