James B Blair

October 1839–
Mississippi, United States

The Life of James B

James B Blair was born in October 1839, in Mississippi, United States. He married Nancy Farmer on 13 January 1886, in Copiah, Mississippi, United States.

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James B Blair
1839–
Nancy Farmer
1836–1922
Marriage: 13 January 1886

Spouse and Children

    Male1839–Male

    Nancy Farmer

    Female1836–1922Female

MARRIAGE
13 January 1886
Copiah, Mississippi, United States

World Events (8)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861

Age 22

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 31

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

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from any of the numerous places in Scotland called Blair, named with Scottish Gaelic blàr (genitive blàir) ‘plain’, ‘field’, especially a battlefield (Irish blár).

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

Sources (2)

  • James B Blair, "United States Census, 1900"
  • J. B. Blair, "Mississippi, Marriages, 1800-1911"

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