Samuel Alma Blair

22 August 1852–27 March 1934 (Age 81)
Eglwysilan, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Samuel Alma

When Samuel Alma Blair was born on 22 August 1852, in Eglwysilan, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Isaac Blair Sr, was 22 and his mother, Ruth Suddery, was 21. He married Ann Sariah Schofield on 9 October 1873, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900 and Harrisville, Weber, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 27 March 1934, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Alma Blair
Ann Sariah Schofield
Marriage: 9 October 1873
Alice May Blair
Elizabeth Hannah Blair
Samuel Elijah Blair
Joseph Issac Blair
Ruth Eliza Blair
William Alma Blair
Edna Rosa Bell Blair
Hazel Coralee Blair
John Seymore Clyde Blair
Baby Girl Blair
Benjamin Harold Blair
Baby Blair
Walter Schofield Blair
Eugene Schofield Blair
Baby Son Blair
Annis Sariah Blair

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 October 1873Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 2
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 23
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Personal History of Alice Rose Tucker Blair

    Personal History of Alice Rose Tucker Blair I, Alice Rose Tucker Blair was born at No. 9 Newfoundland Street, St. Paul, Bristol, England on October 9, 1863. I was the seventh child and sixth daughte …

    Sources (37)

    • Samuel Alma Blair, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Samuel A Blair in entry for Walter S Blair and Weltha M Wilson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Samuel A. Blair in entry for Edna Blair Parkinson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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