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
1855–1934
Lucinda Abigail Fleener
1858–1949
Marriage: 30 December 1879
Ora Leah Blair
1880–1965
Ophelia M Blair
1882–1964
Coy Robert Blair
1884–1932
Pearl Blair
1886–
Frederick "Fred" James Blair
1887–1953
Louisa Elizabeth Blair
1890–1911
Ruby A. Blair
1893–1988
Madison Glenn Blair
1896–1977
Lauren E Blair
1898–1906
Alberta Nancy Blair
1901–2003

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 December 1879
Cedar, Missouri, United States
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1860

Age 5

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

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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