John Blain Jr

27 April 1850–20 August 1923 (Age 73)
Carlisle, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Blain Jr was born on 27 April 1850, in Carlisle, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Blain Sr., was 32 and his mother, Isabella Graham, was 33. He married Serilda Jane Allred on 19 December 1870, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Cumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Carlisle Holy Trinity, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 20 August 1923, in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Blain Jr
Serilda Jane Allred
Marriage: 19 December 1870
Rose Minerva Blain
Mary Francis Blain
Julia Isabella Blain
John Newton Blain
Sarah Sephronia Blain
Clarissa Bennett Blain
Serilda Jane Blain
Laura Elizabeth Blain
Don Carlos Blain
Jesse LeRoy Blain
Warden Willis Blain
Myrtle Irene Blain

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 December 1870Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 4
    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 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 20
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French/Haitian Donat, Jacques, Michel, Cecile, Elzear, Ermite, Fernand, Gaston, Germain, Gisele, Jean Claude, Jobe.Scottish: shortened form of MacBlain, a shortened form of Mac Gille Blathain ‘son of Gille Blááin’, a personal name meaning ‘servant of Saint Bláán’. Bláán, after whom Dunblane in Perthshire was named, appears in placenames in both Ireland and Scotland.English: from Middle English bleyne ‘inflamed swelling on the surface of the body’, possibly a nickname for a person suffering from boils or some form of inflamation of the skin.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Our Pioneer Heritage

    From information in our family histories, it is apparent that the family of Johan and Karen Olsen, parents of Martin M. Olsen and the family of Isabella Graham Blain among them her son John Blain, cam …

    Sources (40)

    • John Blain in household of John Blain, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • John Blain in entry for Mary Francis Jensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • John Blain in household of Jno Blain, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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