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Anna "Annie" Love Blair

Female 1867 - 1932  (65 years)


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  • Name Anna "Annie" Love Blair  [1, 2
    Nickname Annie 
    Born 14 May 1867  Millville, Cumberland, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Buried Oct 1932  Western Cemetery, Orion, Henry County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 21 Oct 1932  Moline, Rock Island, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10190  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 Walter Clark Grant,   b. 5 Nov 1867, On Homestead At Sunny Hill, Henry County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1921, 54 Yr, 14 Dy; Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois; In An Elevator Accident Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 1 Oct 1896  Sunny Hill, Henry County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Child Grant,   b. 28 Jul 1897, Sunny Hill, Henry County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1897, Infant; Sunny Hill, Henry County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Edna Mildred Grant,   b. 1 Dec 1898, Crampton Corner, Near Sunny Hill And Orion, Henry County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1990, Bainbridge Island, Washington While Visiting Relatives Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F65368  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "Her mother (Eliza Love Blair) died when she was a baby and she wasreared by her grandmother Mary Ann Love." Per Bessie Blair's notes ofJun 1988. It's also known that when she was a teenager that she wasalso staying with her uncle Alexander Love in Henry County, Illinoison his farm with family and her brother John B. Blair per the 1880Federal Census records for Illinois. Also, she did keep some writtenrecords (notes of January 1894) of the family and passed them onto"Aunt Bessie" M. Blair for safe keeping. Copies of the notes are inthe Blair Family records of Jozett Marie Blair McCoy.

      22 October 1932
      The Daily Dispatch (Newspaper in Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois)
      TITLE: ?Mrs. Annie Grant, Mother of Moline Librarian, Passes?
      Handwritten note: ?died 10/21/32?
      ?Mrs. Annie Grant, aged 65, mother of Miss Edna Grant, head of thecatalogue department of the Moline public library and former teacherin the high school commercial department, died at 11:40 last night inher home, 2715 Sixteenth avenue, Moline. She had been ill for thelast two years.
      Mrs. Grant was born in Millville, N.J., on May 14, 1867. She had beena resident of Moline for many years.
      Mrs. Grant?s maiden name was Miss Annie Love Blair and she was marriedto Walter Clark Grant in Sunnyhill on Oct. 1, 1896, the couple comingto Moline to live shortly afterward. Mr. Grant died on Nov. 19, 1921. Mrs. Grant was a member of the Presbyterian church.
      She is survived by one daughter, Miss Edna Grant of Moline, and abrother, John Blair of Orion.
      Funeral services will be held at 2 Monday afternoon in the residence.The Rev. A.C. Bailey, pastor of the United Presbyterian church ofMoline, will officiate. Burial will be in Western cemetery, Orion.The body will remain in Knox funeral home, Moline, until Mondaymorning when it will be taken to the residence for the services.? .[Transcribed 14 January 2008, SLJuhl RNBSC, Compiler & Genealogist;sljuhl1234@yahoo.com; 3810 ? 10th Avenue Place, Moline, Illinois61265]

      OFFICIAL DOCUMENT: ?COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT?S CERTIFICATE
      STATE OF ILLINOIS COUNTY OF HENRY
      SECOND GRADE
      Geneseo, Ill., July 1st, 1889.
      The Undersigned, Having examined Miss Anna L. Blair in Orthography,Reading in English, Penmanship, Arithmetic, English Grammar, ModernGeography, and the History of the United States, and being satisfiedthat she is of good moral character, herby certifies that herqualifications in the above branches are such as to entitle her tothis certificate, being of the Second Grade, and valid in said Countyfor one year from the date hereof, renewable at the option of theCounty Superintendent by his endorsement thereon. Given under my handand seal at the date aforesaid. J. Williams, County Superintendent ofSchools, time Taught 26 months. Renewed for one year from July 1,1890. J. Williams Co. Supt. Orthography 95, Reading 70, Writing 82,Arithmetic 98, Grammar 70, Geography 80, History 69, Each of the abovegrades includes ten per cent., allowed for work to be done in Methodsof Teaching, in the Annual Teachers? Institute, which will be held atGalva, Aug. 26-30, 1889.? . [Transcribed 14 January 2008, SLJuhlRNBSC, Compiler & Genealogist; sljuhl1234@yahoo.com; 3810 ? 10thAvenue Place, Moline, Illinois 61265]
    • (Medical): Per Edna Grant Fiosne's Scripture Memoranda notes.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1189] Annie Grant's Obituary Notice, The Daily Dispatch Newspaper Article dated 22 October 1932, (Name: Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois; The Daily Dispatch Newspaper Article dated 22 October 1932, AnnieGrant's Obituary Notice (Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois), SourceMedium: Newspaper .).

    2. [S1190] Miss Anna L. Blair Second Grade Certificate, Official Document from County Superintendent Of School's and datedJuly 1st, 1889, (Name: Geneseo, Henry County, Illinois; Official Document from County Superintendent Of School's and datedJuly 1st, 1889, Miss Anna L. Blair Second Grade Certificate (Geneseo,Henry County, Illinois), Source Medium: Official Document .).