Lewis Callie Blair

Male7 June 1892–March 1968

Brief Life History of Lewis Callie

When Lewis Callie Blair was born on 7 June 1892, in Murphysboro, Jackson, Illinois, United States, his father, Lewis Blair, was 54 and his mother, Mary Ellen Burnine, was 37. He married Carrie Lee Probst on 6 June 1914, in Malden, Dunklin, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Missouri, United States in 1935 and Independence Township, Dunklin, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died in March 1968, in Malden, Dunklin, Missouri, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Malden, Dunklin, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Callie Blair
Carrie Lee Probst
Marriage: 6 June 1914
Earl Blair
Frank Blair
Ray Blair
James Loy Blair
Della Blair
Pearl Junella Blair
Everett Junior Blair
Delois Blair

Sources (8)

  • Lewis Blair, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Louis Clark Blair, "Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920"
  • Louis Callie Blair, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 June 1914Malden, Dunklin, Missouri, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

    Age 1

    Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 4

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 20

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    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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