Anna Laura Blair

Brief Life History of Anna Laura

When Anna Laura Blair was born on 16 November 1889, in Sparta, Randolph, Illinois, United States, her father, Samuel Alvin Blair, was 32 and her mother, Nettie May Townsley, was 25. She married Charles William Lucas on 25 August 1935, in Loveland, Larimer, Colorado, United States. She lived in Crow Creek, Weld, Colorado, United States in 1910 and Greeley, Weld, Colorado, United States in 1930. She died on 13 June 1985, at the age of 95.

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Charles William Lucas
Anna Laura Blair
Marriage: 25 August 1935

Sources (6)

  • Annie L Blair in household of Samual A Blair, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anna Laura Blair, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"
  • Anna Laura Blair, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1890 · Gold is Discovered

In 1890, Robert Miller Womack discovers a rich gold deposit along Cripple Creek, near the western slope of Pikes Peak. This would become the richest gold strike in the Rocky Mountin area.

1914 · The Ludlow Massacre

On April 20, 1914, the Colorado national Guard and the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company guards, attacked striking coal miners in Ludlow, Colorado, killing 25 people, including miners, women, and children.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from any of numerous places in Scotland called Blair, named with Scottish Gaelic blàr (genitive blàir) ‘plain, field’, especially a battlefield (Irish blár). There were families of this name in the Middle Ages taking their names from any of the places called Blair in Dysart parish Fife, Dalry parish Ayrshire, and Blairgowrie in Perthshire.

Americanized form of French Belair and Blais .

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

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