John Blue

1830–1926 (Age 95)
Colonsay, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Blue was born on 24 December 1830, in Colonsay, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Angus Blue, was 32 and his mother, Catharine McNeill, was 29. He married Euphemia MacMillan on 23 August 1860, in Prince Edward Island, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada in 1901. He died on 14 April 1926, in Little Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada, at the age of 95, and was buried in Little Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

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Family Time Line

John Blue
1830–1926
Euphemia MacMillan
1831–1864
Marriage: 23 August 1860
Euphemia Blue
1864–1937

Spouse & Children

  • Male1830–1926Male

  • Euphemia MacMillan

    Female1831–1864Female

MARRIAGE
23 August 1860
Prince Edward Island, Canada
children

(1)

  • Euphemia Blue

    Female1864–1937Female

Parents & Siblings

  • Angus Blue

    Male1798–1872Male

  • Catharine McNeill

    Female1801–1883Female

siblings

(7)

  • Alexander Blue

    Male1822–1892Male

  • Malcolm Blue

    Male1823–1895Male

  • Mary Blue

    Female1826–1910Female

  • Male1830–1926Male

  • Angus M Blue

    Male1834–1913Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1832 · The Scottish Reform Act

Age 2

The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.
1843

Age 13

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857

Age 27

The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.

Name Meaning

English: generally a fairly recent Americanized form of German Blau or the French cognate Bleu.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • John Blue, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • John in entry for John Russell and Katie Blue, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • John Blue, "Prince Edward Island Marriage Registers, 1832-1888"

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