Mary Polly Blair

1820–
Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Polly

Mary Polly Blair was born in 1820, in Missouri, United States. She married John Taylor on 9 December 1838, in Lawrence, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Bird Township, Jackson, Arkansas, United States in 1870 and Richwoods Township, Sharp, Arkansas, United States in 1880. She died in Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Taylor
1814–1852
Mary Polly Blair
1820–
Marriage: 9 December 1838
Newton Taylor
1836–1860
Orlind Taylor
1843–1944
Nancy Taylor
1844–1946
Lucinda Taylor
1845–1942
John Taylor
1846–1943
Margaret Taylor
1847–
John Taylor
1839–
Lucretia Taylor
1839–1897
Lydia Orlena Taylor
1844–
William L. Taylor
1849–
Nancy Jane Taylor
1851–1886

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 December 1838Lawrence, Arkansas, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 0
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1821
    Age 1
    Missouri is the 24th state
    1860
    Age 40
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Belair

    Sources (8)

    • Mary Taylor in household of David Mullins, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Polley Blair, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
    • Mary Taylor in household of John Taylor, "United States Census, 1850"

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