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Mary Emma Covode Blair
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Birth: Apr. 25, 1864
West Fairfield
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: 1942
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA

Emma Covode was the daughter of Congressman John Covode (b. 1808 d. 1871) and Margaret Ann Peale (b. 1822 d. 1899). She married Charles Benton Blair on June 5, 1889 in Grand Rapids. They had four children, Charles, Margaret, John & James. Charles and his wife Blanche lived in Grand Rapids, Margaret married Charles W. Curtis Jr. and they raised their five children in Marlborough, MA, John moved to California and James met an untimely & tragic death at age 40 never having married. Emma could be best described as dour, strict and very conservative. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Covode (1808 - 1871)
  Margaret Ann Peale Covode (1822 - 1898)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles Benton Blair (1858 - 1949)*
 
 Children:
  Charles Covode Blair (1890 - 1953)*
  Margaret Covode Blair Curtis (1892 - 1985)*
  James Blair (1897 - 1937)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lydia Covode Wilson (____ - 1884)**
  Annie Covode Reed (____ - 1885)**
  Susan Covode Graham**
  Lydia Covode (1837 - 1838)**
  William Howard Covode (1839 - 1900)**
  John Covode (1851 - 1852)*
  John Alexander Covode (1853 - 1918)*
  Mary Covode (1855 - 1858)*
  Mary Emma Covode Blair (1864 - 1942)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oakhill Cemetery
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Lot 27, Block L, Grave 4
 
Created by: Lewis Clark
Record added: Oct 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60111864
Mary Emma <i>Covode</i> Blair
Added by: Lewis Clark
 
Mary Emma <i>Covode</i> Blair
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