John Salter Blue

3 October 1794–9 October 1855 (Age 61)
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of John Salter

When John Salter Blue was born on 3 October 1794, in Virginia, United States, his father, John Salter Blue, was 29 and his mother, Hannah Jane Onan, was 27. He married Sarah L. Gideon on 1 January 1824, in Berkeley, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Pleasant Township, Seneca, Ohio, United States in 1850. He died on 9 October 1855, in Seneca, Ohio, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Pleasant Union Cemetery, Old Fort, Seneca, Ohio, United States.

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John Salter Blue
Sarah L. Gideon
Marriage: 1 January 1824
John S Blue
Ann C Blue
Dennis Hamilton Blue
Peter G Blue
Sarah Margaret Blue
George W. Blue
Jessie J. Blue
Rebecca Jane Blue

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1824Berkeley, Virginia, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 6
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    Age 9
    Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
    Age 18
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic MacGhilleghuirm ‘son of the blue lad’.English: variant of Blew 2.Americanized form (translation into English) of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Blau ‘blue’ and of the French cognate Bleu. Compare Blew .

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

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    Sources (5)

    • John S Blue, "United States Census, 1850"
    • John N. Blue in entry for Rabecca Jane Houseman, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
    • Legacy NFS Source: John Blue - Individual or family possessions: Cemetery record or headstone: birth: 3 October 1794; Jefferson, Virginia, United States

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