Samuel Paris Blair

1 September 1870–23 October 1945 (Age 75)
Johnson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Samuel Paris

When Samuel Paris Blair was born on 1 September 1870, in Johnson, Kentucky, United States, his father, George Blair, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Ann Spradlin, was 23. He married Virgie L. Trimble on 26 January 1904, in Lawrence, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Paintsville, Johnson, Kentucky, United States in 1935 and Magisterial District 3, Johnson, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 23 October 1945, in Johnson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 75.

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Samuel Paris Blair
Virgie L. Trimble
Marriage: 26 January 1904
Everett Blair
Alwilda Blair
Eva Lee Blair
Sam Blair
Ivon George Blair
Irvine Edsel Blair

Spouse and Children

26 January 1904
Lawrence, Kentucky, United States



    Alwilda Blair


    Eva Lee Blair


    Sam Blair



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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 20

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Sam P Blair, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sam P Beair, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sam P Blair, "United States Census, 1920"

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