Christian Blair

18 August 1770–
Kinnoul, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Christian

When Christian Blair was born on 18 August 1770, her father, John Blair, was 33 and her mother, Patricia Stephen, was 29.

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Family Time Line

John Blair
1737–1829
Patricia Stephen
1741–
Christiane Blair
1763–
David Blair
1764–
Margaret Blair
1766–
Mary Blair
1767–
Janet Blair
1769–
Christian Blair
1770–
Esobel Blair
1771–
Isabel Blair
1771–
Mary Blair
1773–
John Blair
1774–
Jean Blair
1775–
Jacobina Blair
1777–
Susan Blair
1782–

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World Events (6)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 32

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

Age 45

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1832 · The Scottish Reform Act

Age 62

The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.

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.

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  • Christian Blair, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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