Beatrice Lorraine Blair

Female19 October 1927–14 March 1999

Brief Life History of Beatrice Lorraine

When Beatrice Lorraine Blair was born on 19 October 1927, in Gypsy, Harrison, West Virginia, United States, her father, Hugh Arthur Blair, was 22 and her mother, Golda Beulah Brown, was 21. She married Robert Albert Meek on 4 January 1943, in Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Donora, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States for about 5 years. She died on 14 March 1999, in Carroll Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Donora, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Robert Albert Meek
Beatrice Lorraine Blair
Marriage: 4 January 1943
Vicki Lynn Meek
Robert Forrest Meek
Nancy Christine Meek

Sources (12)

  • Beatrice Blair in household of Huie Blair, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Beatrice L Blair, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Beatrice L Meek, "United States Social Security Death Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 January 1943Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.


    Age 4

    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

    Age 20

    The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

    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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