William's father was Robert Buntine Barr who "married Mary, daughter of John Barr, Braidstane." Robert and Mary had three children: William Buntine Barr, John Buntine Barr, merchant in Bermuda who married a Miss Goodrich, of America, niece of Mrs Shedden of Stoudonhall, in Essex and Robert Buntine Barr who drowned at sea
William Barr married Mary Skeoch 09 May 1800 in Lochwinnoch, Renfrew, Scotland
His daughter Marjory was born 08 May 1801 in Lochwinnoch, Renfrew, Scotland
↑ James Patterson, History of the Counties of Ayr & Wigton, Volume III: Cunninghame, Edinburgh: James Stillie, 1866
↑ "Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XYQW-9V3 : 10 February 2018), William Barr and Mary Skeoch, 09 May 1800; citing Lochwinnoch,Renfrew,Scotland, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,278.
↑ "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X1PM-3BB : 10 February 2018), William Barr in entry for Marjory Barr, 08 May 1801; citing , LOCHWINNOCH, RENFREW, SCOTLAND, reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,278.