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Brice Blair, I

Birthdate:
Birthplace: County Down, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Cumberland Valley, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Brice Blair and Martha Blair
Husband of Isabella Agnes Blair and Susanna Blair
Father of Sarah Patrick; Thomas Blair; James Blair; Rebecca Blair; Brice Blair, II and 2 others
Half brother of John Blair

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About Brice Blair, I

DAR Ancestor #: A201196 -=-=-=-=-=-=-==- http://www.jcblair.com/history.html

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Brise Blaer, Frederick Co. MD to Bedford Co. PA - Was Scotch-Irish.

Event: Military BET 1732 AND 1774 Indian Wars/Maryland

Brice Blair settled in an area known as "Bean's Cove" in Bedford County very early. He wrote his will in 1785, but it was not recorded in Bedford at that time. It was not recorded until the mid 1960's, after a descendant located it in a box of unrecorded wills in the basement of the courthouse.

Brice is said to be one of five brothers who came to Virginia from Ireland. The other four were: James, Archibald, John and Thomas.

Sources

  1. Colonial Soldiers of the South 1732-1774 Page: p 105
  2. “The Bean’s Cove Blair Clan Genealogy” by Bryce D. Blair

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Brice Blair, I's Timeline

1720
1720
County Down, Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
1741
1741
Age 21
Harrisonburg, Rock County, Province of Virginia
1744
1744
Age 24
Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland, United States
1752
July 16, 1752
Age 32
Virginia, United States
1759
March 10, 1759
Age 39
Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, USA
1762
July 12, 1762
Age 42
Frederick County, Maryland, United States
1768
1768
Age 48
1770
1770
Age 50
1785
September 10, 1785
Age 65
Cumberland Valley, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, United States