Melinda Angeline Blair

Female24 February 1832–15 August 1898

Brief Life History of Melinda Angeline

When Melinda Angeline Blair was born on 24 February 1832, in Warren, Tennessee, United States, her father, Andrew J. Blair, was 27 and her mother, Penelope Eleanor Nelly Morrow, was 26. She married Joseph Christopher Green on 17 May 1853, in Warren, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Civil District 12, Haywood, Tennessee, United States in 1870 and District 7, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1880. She died on 15 August 1898, at the age of 66, and was buried in Chapel Hill, Marshall, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Christopher Green
Melinda Angeline Blair
Marriage: 17 May 1853
William Leroy M. Green
Sarah Jane Green
Thomas Calhoun Green
Elizabeth Florence Green
Madora Molly Green
Telitha Ann Green
Joseph Andrew Green
Melville Lewis Green
Elatia Deila Green
Elisabeth Green
Isaac Newton Green
Linnie Vectrice Green

Sources (15)

  • Malinda Green in household of Joseph Green, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Blair in entry for Joe A. Green, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"
  • Malinda A Green in household of J C Green, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 May 1853Warren, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1835 · The Hermitage is Built

    Age 3

    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 4

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh

    Age 30

    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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