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*John Beckenridge Blair

Male 1865 - 1935  (70 years)


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  • Name *John Beckenridge Blair 
    Born 18 Nov 1865  Millville, Cumberland, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Dec 1935  Orion, Henry, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 26 Dec 1935  Henry, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I10027  My Genealogy

    Father *John William Blair,   b. 5 Oct 1823, County Antrim, Ulster, Ireland; To America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1870 and 1880, Millville, Cumberland County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth "Eliza" Love,   b. 1833, Knockahollet, County Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1868, Bucks County Or Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 4 Feb 1863  Millville, Cumberland, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F65367  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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  [2
    Children 
     1. *George Wilson Blair,   b. 23 Sep 1896, Orion, Henry, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1961, Kewanee, Henry, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     2. "Bessie" Elisabeth Mildred Blair,   b. 12 Nov 1898, Orion, Henry, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1993, Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F65301  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • SOURCE: Birth & death dates taken from photo of grave stone atWestern Township Cemetery, Henry County, Illinois on 18 Mar 2006 perSLJuhl, compiler. Photos kept in McCoy/Blair Family records. In the1880 census John B. and his sister Anna Blair were living with theiruncle Alexander L. Love in Western Township, Henry County, Illinois.
      SOURCE: Edna Grant Fiosne's Scripture Memoranda notes.

      SOURCE: Daily Dispatch, Moline, Illinois, Tuesday Evening, December24, 1935, Page 14-microfilm; Moline Public Library 41st Street, RockIsland County, Illinois 61265; Obtained by, S.L. Juhl RNBSC, Compileron 25 February 2009. “JOHN BLAIRFUNERAL TO BE THURSDAY AFTERNOON

      Orion, December 24 - Funeralservices for John Blair will be held at 1:30 Thursday afternoon in thehome two and one-half miles northeast of Orion. The Rev. V.W. Elston,pastor of the Orion Methodist church, will officiate. Burial will bein Western Cemetery.”
      Please check this: BURI: CONC and daughter Bessie per stones
      DATE 26 DEC 1935
      PLAC Western, Henry, Illinois, USA
      SOUR @S01026@
    • (Medical):"heart trouble", per Edna Grant Fiosne's Scripture Memoranda notes.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1163] John Beckenridge Blair Obituary, Daily Dispatch, Moline, Illinois, Tuesday Evening, December 24, 1935,Page 14-microfilm; Moline Public Library 41st Street, Rock IslandCounty, Illinois 61265; Obtained by, S.L. Juhl RNBSC, Compiler on 25February 2009. Daily Dispatch, Moline, Illinois, Tue.

    2. [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.