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Robert Huntar, 17th Laird of Hunterston

Hunterston Castle.

Robert Huntar, 17th Laird of Hunterston,
born c.1545, succ 1547,
mar Margaret Craufurd,
he died 29 Aug 1581, age c.36 yrs,
had issue:

Jean Huntar, or Hunter,
sister of 18th Laird,
mar 1stly to Rev Robert Cunninghame [Minister of Bamweil 1580-1609] and had issue:

Jean Cunninghame,
mar Patrick Hunter [born 1591, son of William Hunter, in Beneberrie Yairds, Ayrshire, by his wife Marion Hamilton],
when her uncle the 18th Laird died 1616, he settled the Hunter estates on her husband, who became the 19th Laird,
he died 1665, age 74 yrs,
had issue:

  1. Robert Hunter, 20th Laird of Hunterston,
    must be born c.1610 (father quite young),
    entered university 1627.

  2. Francis Hunter, had issue:

    1. --- Hunter, had issue:

      1. John Hunter, born 1663,
        of Long Calderwood, East Kilbride.

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