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Ezra Hutchins Blair[1]
Male 1823 - 1887

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  • Birth  2 Apr 1823  Warren, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1870  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census  1880  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died  8 May 1887  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I3181  West Brookfield Families
    Last Modified  11 Feb 2024 
     
    Father  James Blair,   b. Abt 1791, Warren, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1872, Warren, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Ann Hutchins,   b. 1792, Killingly, Windham, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1877, Verona, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1815 
    Family ID  F1602  Group Sheet
     
    Family  Lomira Barnes,   b. 3 Feb 1836, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1913, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  12 Nov 1857  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Children 
     1. Cora Louisa Blair,   b. 22 Nov 1858, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1935, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mariana Blair,   b. 12 Nov 1860, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1933, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Ellen Blair,   b. 11 Aug 1862, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1863, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Grace Kendrick Blair,   b. 12 Jan 1867, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1944, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F1601  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • Mr. Blair sold groceries and dry goods and was a leading businessman in West Brookfield. He was also the Postmaster during Abraham Lincoln's first term. At the time of his death Mr. Blair was Treasurer for the town of West Brookfield. Obituary
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S1852] Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841-1915, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2013;), West Brookfield > 1887 > Record No. 15; Ancestry (http://www.ancesty.com : accessed 1 November 2021.).
      Register enty for Ezra H Blair
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=MADeathRecords&h=3357726&indiv=try

    2. [S415] A History of West Brookfield, 1675-1990, Jeffrey H. Fiske, (Name: West Brookfield Historical Commission, 385pp; Location: West Brookfield, Massachusetts; Date: 2009;), p. 317.

    3. [S2060] Springfield Daily Republican, Springfield, Massachusetts (online archive), "Death of E. H. Blair at West Brookfield," 4 May 1887, Page 6, Column 5, Genealogybank (http://www.genealogybank.com : accessed 17 October 2021.).
      Death Notice of E H Blair
      https://www.genealogybank.com/doc/newspapers/image/v2%3A11BC3DF3E61E32B5%40GB3NEWS-11FC90FFCDDCC078%402410396-11F8C13023F2AEB8%405

    4. [S451] Biographical Review: Containing Life Sketches of Leading Citizens of Worcester County, (Name: Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.;), p.369.

    5. [S1191] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, (Name: New England Historic Genealogical Society; Location: Boston, Massachusetts; Date: 2004;), Vol: 110 ; Page: 279.