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
Euphemia MacMillan
Marriage: 23 August 1860
Euphemia Blue

Spouse & Children

  • Male1830–1926Male

  • Euphemia MacMillan


23 August 1860
Prince Edward Island, Canada


  • Euphemia Blue


Parents & Siblings

  • Angus Blue


  • Catharine McNeill




  • Alexander Blue


  • Malcolm Blue


  • Mary Blue


  • Male1830–1926Male

  • Angus M Blue


+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.

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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