Emma Blair

18 November 1858–
Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Emma

When Emma Blair was born on 18 November 1858, in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Blair, was 32 and her mother, Sarah Wilkins, was 31. She married William Whitehead on 4 December 1882, in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

William Whitehead
Emma Blair
Marriage: 4 December 1882
Arthur Victor Whitehead

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 December 1882Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 1
    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.
    Age 26
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
    1896 · Palm House Opens
    Age 38
    In 1896, the Palm House opened. It was designed by Mackenzie and Moncur of Edinburgh. It was designed in the tradition of Joseph Paxton's glass houses and originally had a rich collection of exotic plants.

    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 (9)

    • Emma Blair in household of Thos E Whitehead, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
    • Emma Blair in household of William Blair 2nd page, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Emma in entry for Arthur Victor Whitehead, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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