John Bailey BLAIR Margaret PACE Mini tree diagram
John Bailey BLAIR

John Bailey BLAIR3,1,2

17872 - Oct 18491,2

Life History

1787

Born in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana.2

Jun 1823

Birth of son John Bailey BLAIR in Edmonson County, Kentucky.4

Oct 1849

Died in Brownsville, Edmonson, Kentucky.1,2

Oct 1849

Buried in Edmonson County, Kentucky.1

Other facts

 

Married Margaret PACE

Notes

  • Will of John B Blair
    Written 3 July 1849
    Probated 12 October 1849
    from p 51, Book of Wills, Edmondson County, Kentucky
    (current lists and transcriptions spell the name Edmonson)
    (Note:  Ancestry.com has incorrectly transcribed all the dates as theyear 1899)

    John Bailey Blair Sr
    Birth 1787 Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana
    Death 1849 Brownsville, Edmonson, Kentucky
    Parents:
    Henry Blair 1765-1813
    Elizabeth Bailey 1765-1827
    Margaret Strange Pace Blair
    Birth 1785 Virginia, Death Kentucky
    --  Nichols & Blair,http://person.ancestry.com/tree/19999117/person/29565797080/facts?ftm=1

    The above genealogy reports that John Bailey Blair was buried inWashington County, Tennessee.  This place of burial is incorrect.  OurJohn Bailey Blair (Sr) died in Edmondson (Edmonson) County, Kentucky,and his will was probated there October 1849.  There was another JohnBlair in Washington County, Tennessee.

    That John Blair was married to Mary Amelia White Blair (1750 - 1787).He was originally from New Jersey.  His grave memorial on Find a Grave(linked on this genealogy to John Bailey Blair) reports that theTennessee John Blair served in the Revolutionary War in the New JerseyLine Revolutionary Forces.  John Bailey Blair was born after theRevolutionary War!

Sources

  • 1. Kentucky, Wills and Probate Records, 1774-1989
  • 2. Ancestry Trees
  • 3. Ancestry Messaging
  • 4. Kentucky, Marriage Records, 1852-1914

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