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TO GEORGE BLAIR'S PLACE



formerly in NC; after 1836 in Indian Territory, OK

Family Group of

George Blair b ca 17?? GA d 28 Feb 1887 Akins, Sequoyah CO, OK buried Blair Cemetery, Sequoyah CO, OK
occupation - farmer
son of James & Sarah (Fields) Blair of GA

m (1) (ca 1821??) NC TO
Sarah Blythe b before 1805 d ca 1836 - 1838 on Trail of Tears, Cherokee Indian Removal in route to Indian Territory, OK
dau of Jonathan Blythe* & Cherokee Indian mother whose name is unknown

m (2) ca 1839 Indian Territory, OK TO
Nancy Blythe b 1806 SC d 11 Jan 1892 Akins, Sequoyah CO, OK buried Blair Cemetery, Sequoyah CO, OK
dau of Jonathan* & Quatie Blythe

issue: [# 1 - 6 by his 1st wife, Sarah (Blythe) Blair; # 7 - 15 by his 2nd wife, Nancy (Blythe) Blair]
1(M) James Blair b NC or GA d 1839
m never (no issue)

2(F) Elizabeth "Betsy" Blair b NC or GA d 1868
m TO
John Lowry b d

3(M) Lewis Blair b NC or GA d 1871
m (1) TO
Mary "Polly" Benge b d

4(F) Catherine Blair b NC or GA d 1875
m TO
Jesse McCuen b d

5(F) Lucy Blair b ca 1830 NC d 1866
m TO
Samuel Houston Benge b d

6(F) Amy Blair b ca 1832 NC d (disappeared ca 1858 -59 & no issue)

7(F) Margaret "Peggy" Blair b 1840 Flint Dist, Indian Territory, OK d 1898
m TO
Obediah Benge b d

8(M) Jonathan Blair b 1842 Flint Dist, Indian Territory, OK d 1868 (no issue)
[Note: Union soldier; Civil War.]

9(M) Charles Blair b 1843 Flint Dist, Indian Territory, OK d 1869 (no issue)
[Note: Union soldier; Civil War.]

10(M) Thomas "Tom" Blair b 1 Jun 1844 Flint District, Indian Territory, OK d 18 Jan 1932
m TO
Margaret "Peggy" Sanders b 1850 d

11(F) Sarah "Sally" Blair b 1847 Flint Dist, Indian Territory, OK d 1873 (no issue)
m TO
John Brown b d

12(F) Susannah Blair b 1852 Flint Dist, Indian Territory, OK d 1867
m never

13(F) Eliza "Louisa" Blair b 16 Feb 1854 Flint Dist, Indian Territory, OK d 28 Aug 1886
m TO
George Washington Baldridge b d

14(F) Mary Blair b ca 1856 Flint Dist, Indian Territory, OK d 12 Oct 1879
m ca 1872 - 1873 TO
Albert Main Johnston b d

15(F) Bettie Blair b 26 Mar 1862 Skin Bayou District, Cherokee Nation West d 24 Aug 1933 Sallisaw, Sequoyah CO, OK buried Blackjack Cemetery, Sequoyah CO, OK
m 17 Aug 1879 TO
Robert Eli Sutton b 11 Oct 1856 Cherokee Nation West d 22 May 1896 Hanson, Indian Territory

Many thanks to Nita Cornelius of Coweta, OK! She is the great-granddaughter of Albert and Mary (Blair) Johnston listed above. Also, thanks to Sharon Irla for additional data on her great-great-grandparents, the McCuens above; and to Ed Bigby for data on his great-grandparents, Robert and Bettie Sutton listed above.

*great-great-great-great-great-grandfather Sandra Ratledge (See Jonathan & Annie Blythe's children for my ancestry.)

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