John Blair, Sr. (1737 - 1799)

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Place of Burial: PA, USA
Birthplace: County Down, Ireland
Death: Died in Jonesboro, Washington, TN, USA
Occupation: Farmer
Managed by: Heath Wymer Cartwright
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About John Blair, Sr.

John Blair I was born 1737 in Ireland. He came to America before 1754. He was a private under Captain Peebles' Foot Battalion, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Militia, Revolutionary War.

He married Martha Laird (born in Ireland) in Pennsylvania. They had eight children, all born in Pennsylvania.

The family migrated to Washington County, Tennessee after the war. John and Martha were farmers. He died 1799, and Martha died 1803. They are buried in the Old Salem Cemetery in unmarked graves

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  1. DAR Ancestor #: A010860

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John Blair, Sr.'s Timeline

1737
1737
County Down, Ireland
1754
December, 1754
Age 17
Cumberland, Adams, PA, USA
1757
1757
Age 20
Belfast, Antrim, , Ireland
1758
1758
Age 21
1758
Age 21
PA, USA
1762
February 1, 1762
Age 25
York, PA, USA
1762
Age 25
1764
1764
Age 27
PA, USA
1764
Age 27
1768
1768
Age 31
Gettysburg, Adams, PA, USA