When William Byers Blair was born on 28 June 1831, in Fayetteville, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States, his father, James K Blair, was 31 and his mother, Lavina McCown, was 23. He married Margaret Jane Phagan about 1864, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. He lived in Civil District 2, Grundy, Tennessee, United States in 1880. He died on 13 August 1880, in Lincoln, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 49.
Scottish: habitational name from any of numerous places in Scotland called Blair, named with Scottish Gaelic blàr (genitive blàir) ‘plain, field’, especially a battlefield (Irish blár). There were families of this name in the Middle Ages taking their names from any of the places called Blair in Dysart parish Fife, Dalry parish Ayrshire, and Blairgowrie in Perthshire.
Americanized form of French Belair and Blais .
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