Thomas Blair

about 1651–
Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire, Scotland

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Blair was born about 1651, in Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire, Scotland, his father, John Cochrane, was 16 and his mother, Isobell Miller, was 19.

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Family Time Line

John Cochrane
1635–
Isobell Miller
1632–
Robert Baird
1651–
Thomas Blair
1651–
James Blair
1654–
John Blair
1655–
Margaret Blair
1656–
Jean Blair
1657–
James Blair
1684–

Parents and Siblings

    John Cochrane

    Male1635–Male

    Isobell Miller

    Female1632–Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1651–Male

    Male1651–Male

    James Blair

    Male1654–Male

    John Blair

    Male1655–Male

    Margaret Blair

    Female1656–Female

+2 More Children

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from any of the numerous places in Scotland called Blair, named with Scottish Gaelic blàr (genitive blàir) ‘plain’, ‘field’, especially a battlefield (Irish blár).

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

Sources (3)

  • Blair, "Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • Blair, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • Thomas Blair, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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