Alonzo Sheridan Blair

19 February 1828–23 July 1899 (Age 71)
Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Alonzo Sheridan

When Alonzo Sheridan Blair was born on 19 February 1828, in Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States, his father, James Blair, was 39 and his mother, Catherine Christian Jordan, was 26. He married Hannah Victoria Nolan Johnson on 22 October 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Conejos, Colorado, United States in 1885. He died on 23 July 1899, in Manassa, Conejos, Colorado, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Old Manassa Cemetery, Freedom, Conejos, Colorado, United States.

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Alonzo Sheridan Blair
Hannah Victoria Nolan Johnson
Marriage: 22 October 1856
Mary Olivia Blair
Cornelia Jane Blair
Alonzo Greer Blair
James Franklin Blair
Nancy Catherine Blair
Ellen Louise Blair
Martha Cora Blair
Maud Blair
Charles Warren Blair
Nettie Blair

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 October 1856Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 18
    Historical Boundaries: 1846: DeWitt, Texas, United States
    Age 33
    Historical Boundaries: 1861: Conejos, Colorado Territory, United States 1876: Conejos, Colorado, United States

    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

    From "The Greer (Grier) Frontiersmen and Related Families" Volume 1, page 545

    Hannah was called Aunt Vic. Her girlhood was filled with experiences of rolling wagons, campfires, and nights sleeping under the stars. She, like the rest of her family, would always remember all th …

    Sources (15)

    • Alonzo S Blair, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Alonzo Blair, "United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949"
    • Alanzo S. Blair in entry for Nancy Catherine Barton, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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