Mary HEWETSON and  William HASTINGS - Descent from Thomas HEWETSON and Grizel HAINING
  1. THOMAS HEWETSON (The Covenantor) Farmer of Auchenbenzie born 1622 died 1682 married GRIZEL HAINING born circa 1644.

  2. James HEWETSON born 1673 died 27 January 1747 Farmer of Laight later of Arkland, Dumfries  married firstly Margaret MENZIES or MINZIES on 12 October 1693 Glencairn, Closeburn, Dumfries. They had one recorded child - Margaret HEWETSON baptised 22 November 1702 Morton Church in Glencairn. Helen HEWETSON born circa 1700 may have also been a child of James and Margaret. She married James BROADFOOT 1 August 1718 Sanquhar. Nothing further known of Margaret MENZIES, her daughter Margaret or Helen HEWETSON.

    James married secondly Janet GILCHRIST of Mattock, Eccles Estate  born circa 1670 died 27 January 1731. Our descent is from this couple.

  3. James HEWETSON born circa 1707 died 26 December 1778, a Farmer of Arkland later of Auchenbenzie married Isabel HARKNESS of Holestains born 1714 died 27 May 1782 Auchenbenzie daughter of William HARKNESS and Isabel CURRIE.

  4. William HEWETSON born 28 April 1744 Arkland died 21 October 1822 Grennan, Schoolmaster of Penpont married firstly Janet MENZIES  born circa 1751 died 9 January 1778.

  5. Mary HEWETSON born 5 April 1771 Penpont married William HASTINGS born circa 1760 Scotland. Their children:
Janet HASTINGS born 8 June 1793 Morton, Dumfries

Elizabeth HASTINGS born 2 September 1798 Morton

Isabel HASTINGS born circa 2 February 1801

William HASTINGS born 16 April 1803 New Cumnock, Ayr died 20 October 1884 at St John's, Creetown, Kirkcudbright married circa 1828 firstly Katherine GOOD  born 1 November 1801 married secondly Susan KERMAN born circa 1800 died 19 July 1872.

Mary HASTINGS born circa 1806 married 1834 Morton Alexander CALLANDAR of Wanlockhead born 1811 Scotland died 2 April 1858 son of Archibald CALLANDAR and Janet MEGGAT. Two recorded children:

Eliza J C CALLANDAR born 23 March 1850, Dumfries Town, Dumfries.

Archibald CALLANDAR born circa 1839 married Margaret Y KIRKLAND aged 25 at Troon, Dundonald, Ayr 20 December 1867.

I have more information on this family from a HASTINGS descendant. if anyone requires it. It is comprehensive and very well researched.