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John Blair
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Birth: 1754
Lancaster
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: 1830
Flemingsburg
Fleming County
Kentucky, USA

John was the eldest son of Alexander Blair and Elizabeth Cochran born in either 1754 or 1756. In 1777 he joined the 6th Pennsylvania Regiment. He was wounded in the shoulder by a musket ball in the Battle of Three Rivers and soon, thereafter, was captured by the British at Quebec. Returnig in a prisoner exchange he joined the 7th Regiment as a lieutenant. He resigned his commission in May 1779.
He served as a guide at Fort Pitt for pioneers coming down the Ohio River. In 1782 he explored the Flemingsburg, KY area and later moved to Elizaville. In 1786 he married Eleanor Hamilton. Little is known about all of their children. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Eleanor Hamilton Blair (1765 - 1827)
 
Burial:
Andrews Cemetery
Flemingsburg
Fleming County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Joe Gibbens
Record added: Mar 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87113665
 

 
 
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