About John Stirling
"John Stirling, bapt. 18th Aug. 1654, son of John S., min. of Kilbarchan ; educated at Univ. of Glasgow ; licen. by Presb. there 12th Feb. 1690 ; ord. to Inchinnan 7th May 1691 ; trans, to Greenock 11th Sept. 1694; app. Principal 8th May, and adm. 18th Sept. 1701 ; Moderator of General Assembly, 5th April 1707; died 29th Sept. 1727. He marr. Elizabeth Stewart, who was buried 28th Dec. 1738."
SOURCE: Fasti ecclesiae scoticanae: the succession of ministers in the Church of Scotland from the reformation, Vol. VII, page 396