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.
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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