David Brigham Major Blair

1856–November 1856
London, England

The Life Summary of David Brigham Major

When David Brigham Major Blair was born in 1856, in London, England, his father, David Blair, was 46 and his mother, Deborah Jane Bushnel, was 39. He died in November 1856, in Wyoming, United States, at the age of 0.

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David Blair
Deborah Jane Bushnel
Hannah Beesley
Deborah Louise Blair
Elizabeth Esther Gootley Blair
David Brigham Major Blair

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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.

Sources (3)

  • England, Ship Register - Ship name: Horizon from Liverpool to Boston 25 May 1856-30 June 1856
  • Legacy NFS Source: David Blair - Published information: death: November 1856; Wyoming, United States
  • Emma Marintha Mellor, Migration to Utah, 1856, in the Martin Handcart Company, in "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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