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*George Wilson Blair

Male 1896 - 1961  (65 years)


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  • Name *George Wilson Blair 
    Born 23 Sep 1896  Orion, Henry, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Nov 1961  Kewanee, Henry, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 14 Nov 1961  Henry, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I10005  My Genealogy

    Father *John Beckenridge Blair,   b. 18 Nov 1865, Millville, Cumberland, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1935, Orion, Henry, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Ellen "Ella" Elliott Wilson,   b. 27 Feb 1864, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1930, Orion, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 27 Feb 1895  Sunny Hill, Henry, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F65301  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family *Jessie May Mae Combs,   b. 13 Mar 1901, Cambridge, Henry, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1977, Davenport, Scott, Iowa USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 18 Jun 1925  Cambridge, Henry, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Richard G. Blair, Doctor,   b. 1 Jun 1927, Geneseo, Henry County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1989, 63 Years Old; Henry County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     2. Ella Lenore Blair,   b. 28 Dec 1928, Geneseo, Henry County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1928, Infant; Geneseo, Henry County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F65288  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • SOURCE: Birth & death dates taken from photo of grave stone at GraceCemetery, Henry County, Illinois on 18 Mar 2006 per SLJuhl, compiler.Photo kept in Blair Family records.

      SOURCE: Booklet-HENRY COUNTY, IL CEMETERY INSCRIPTIONS-MUNSONTWP-GREENLEE HILLCREST HOME PLEASANT HILL-OSCO TWO-GRACE EPISCOPALMORRISTOWN HENRY COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOC.; EXCERPT PORTION OF BOOKLETOBTAINED: GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH CEMETERY, Hwy 16, Co. Rd. 1400N; 24February 2009, Pages 1-10; Morristown, Osco Township, Henry County,Illinois; From: Cambridge Library, Cambridge, Henry County, Illinois;Ref. 929.5 HEN; By: Michael Dean McCoy II, Moline, Rock IslandCounty, Illinois; H/O Jozett Marie Blair McCoy; Method: DigitalCamera Photo Copies.
      One of the sources of information provided on this family is by,
      Carol Combs of California
      10 March 2006
      Please contact compiler for further information.
      sljuhl1234@yahoo.com

      OBITUARY SOURCE: The Moline Dispatch Newspaper, Moline, Rock IslandCounty, Illinois 61265 on Monday, November 13, 1961, Page 3; microfilmcopy obtained from, Moline Public Library at 41st Street, Moline, RockIsland County, Illinois 61265 on February 18th, 2009 by, SLJuhl RNBSC,Compiler of Rock Island County, Illinois.

      “GEORGE W. BLAIR


      CAMBRIDGE - George W. Blair, 65, of Cambridge, diedSaturday night in the Kewanee Public Hospital, where he was admittedthat day. Services will be at 1:30 tomorrow afternoon in theStackhouse Funeral Home here, with the Rev. Glenn Copeland, pastor ofthe Cambridge Methodist church, officiating. Masonic rites will beconducted by the Orion lodge. Burial will be in Grace ChurchCemetery, Osco Twp. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9tonight. Mr. Blair was born Sept. 23, 1896, in Orion, the son of JohnBreckenridge and Ella Elliot Blair. He lived all of his life in theOrion, Osco and Cambridge communities. He was rural circulationmanager for the Moline Daily Dispatch (newspaper), a position he hadheld for eight years. He married Jessie May Combs in Cambridge, June18, 1925. He was a member of the Orion Methodist Church, the Masoniclodge of Orion, and the Moline Consistory. He is survived by thewidow; two sons, Dr. Richard G. Blair of Maywood, and john E. Blair ofMoline; one sister, Miss Bessie Blair, Moline; and nine grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one daughter.” [Transcribed 19 February2009, SLJuhl RNBSC, Compiler; sljuhl1234@yahoo.com or 3810 - 10th Avenue Place, Moline,Illinois 61265]
      Please check this: BURI: CONC daughter
      DATE 14 NOV 1961
      PLAC Cambridge, Henry, Illinois, USA

  • Sources 
    1. [S1157] Obituary For George W. Blair, The Moline Dispatch Newspaper, Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois61265, (Name: Moline Public Library at 41st Street, Moline, Rock IslandCounty, Illinois 61265; microfilm; Date: February 18th, 2009; Page 3; The Moline Dispatch Newspaper, Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois61265, Obituary For George W. Blair (Moline Public Library at 41stStreet, Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois 61265; microfilm,February 18th, 2009; Page 3).).

    2. [S1158] George Wilson & Jessie Mae Combs Blair, Grace Episcopal Church Cemetery Records & Updated Digital Photo ofHeadstone, (Name: Cambridge Library, Henry County, Illinois; Location: GraceEpiscopal Church Cemetery, Hwy 16 & Co. Rd. 1400 N; Date: 24 Feb 2009; Grace Episcopal Church Cemetery Records & Updated Digital Photo ofHeadstone, George Wilson & Jessie Mae Combs Blair (Grace EpiscopalChurch Cemetery, Hwy 16 & Co. Rd. 1400 N, Cambridge Library, HenryCounty, Illinois, 24 Feb 2009), SOURCE: Booklet-HENRY COUNTY, ILCEMETERY INSCRIPTIONS-MUNSON TWP-GREENLEE HILLCREST HOME PLEASANTHILL-OSCO TWO-GRACE EPISCOPAL MORRISTOWN HENRY COUNTY GENEALOGICALSOC.; EXCERPT PORTION OF BOOKLET OBTAINED: GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCHCEMETERY; 24 February 2009, Pages 1-10; Morristown, Osco Township,Henry County, Illinois. From: Cambridge Library, Cambridge, HenryCounty, Illinois; Ref. 929.5 HEN; By: Michael Dean McCoy II, Moline,Rock Island County, Illinois; H/O Jozett Marie Blair McCoy; Method:Digital Camera Photo Copies.).

    3. [S834] Ella Elliott Wilson Blair Obituary, The Moline Daily Dispatch, Thursday Evening, June 26, 1930, Page14-microfilm; Moline Public Library 41st Street, Rock Island County,Illinois 61265; Obtained by, S.L. Juhl RNBSC, Compiler on 25 February2009 The Moline Daily Dispatch, Thursday Evening, Jun.

    4. [S831] Jessie M. Combs Blair Sylvester Obituary, The Daily Dispatch, Wednesday, February 9, 1977, Page 5-microfilm;Moline Public Library 41st Street, Rock Island County, Illinois 61265;Obtained by, S.L. Juhl RNBSC, Compiler on 25 February 2009 The Daily Dispatch, Wednesday, February 9, 1977, Page 5-mic.