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  1. Hunter of Doonholme Ayr John Hunter, W.S., second surviving son of Andrew Hunter of Abbotshill, parish of Ayr. W.S. – by Grace, daughter of Col. Wm. Maxwell of Cardonross – was born in 1746. He married, in 1773, Jane, second daughter and co-heiress of William Ferguson, Esq. of Doonholm and Bonnytoun, by which union he acquired the latter property. He also acquired the property of Hollybush, in the parish of Dalrymple, in 1797. Mr Hunter, who died in 1823, in the 78th year of his age, had a numerous family, five of whom only survive. 1 . Andrew, who succeeded him. 2. William, who died on the march to Seringpatam, an officer in the 19th Dragoons. 3. John, who went with Col. Fullarton of Fullerton governor Trinidad, as oneof his secretaries, & died there. 4. Alexander, W.S.; who married Maria, fourth daughter of Alexander Maclean. Esq. of Coll, by whom he has issue six sons and two daughters. 5. Francis. a major of cavalry in the E. I. C.’s service, Madras married Elizabeth, third daughter of Thomas Tulloch. Esq. of Ellieston and has three daughters. 6. Elizabeth, married to John Carr, Esq. of St Anne’s, Yorkshire – since deceased. 7. Eleanora-Garvine

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