Mary Polly Blair

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
Mary Polly Blair
Marriage: 9 December 1838
Newton Taylor
Orlind Taylor
Nancy Taylor
Lucinda Taylor
John Taylor
Margaret Taylor
John Taylor
Lucretia Taylor
Lydia Orlena Taylor
William L. Taylor
Nancy Jane Taylor

Spouse and Children

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


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    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.
    Age 1
    Missouri is the 24th state
    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.

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    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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