Mary Elizabeth Blair

3 September 1899–
Porter Township, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Blair was born on 3 September 1899, in Porter Township, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Samuel Earl Blair, was 53 and her mother, Lou Emma Jane Rankin, was 39. She lived in Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920.

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Firman Perry Bodenhorn
Mary Elizabeth Blair

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 1
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1905 · The Movie Theater
Age 6
The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
Age 32
The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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 (6)

  • Mary Elizabeth Blair Bodenhorn, "Pennsylvania Delayed Birth Records, 1941-1976"
  • Mary Blair in household of Emma Blair, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Bodenhorn in household of Firman Bodenhorn, "United States Census, 1930"

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