Mattison Blair

28 September 1855–10 February 1934 (Age 78)
Fair Play, Polk, Missouri, United States

The Life of Mattison

When Mattison Blair was born on 28 September 1855, in Fair Play, Polk, Missouri, United States, his father, Hillary Blair, was 31 and his mother, Amanda Huff, was 26. He married Lucinda Abigail Fleener on 30 December 1879, in Cedar, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Preston, King, Washington, United States in 1910 and Clark, Washington, United States in 1920. He died on 10 February 1934, in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Fishers Cemetery, Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mattison Blair
Lucinda Abigail Fleener
Marriage: 30 December 1879
Ora Leah Blair
Ophelia M Blair
Coy Robert Blair
Pearl Blair
Frederick "Fred" James Blair
Louisa Elizabeth Blair
Ruby A. Blair
Madison Glenn Blair
Lauren E Blair
Alberta Nancy Blair

Spouse and Children

30 December 1879
Cedar, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 5

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 21

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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)

  • Madison Blair in household of Hillory Blair, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Matt Blair, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Madison Blair, "United States Census, 1910"

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