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William James Blair
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Birth: Jul. 20, 1862
Padua
McLean County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 15, 1950
Cropsey
McLean County
Illinois, USA

CROPSEY, IL -- William J. Blair, 87, Phoenix, Ariz., former Cropsey area farmer, died at 11:10 a.m. (daylight) Monday (July 15, 1950) at Mennonite Hospital, Bloomington, IL. Mr. Blair who made his home with his son in Phoenix, had been visiting in the Cropsey community and entered the hospital last Wednesday.

The body was taken to the Murray - Stamper Memorial Home where services will be held at 1:30 p.m. (daylight) Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. at the Cropsey Methodist Church. Burial will be in Cropsey Cemetery.

He was born in Blue Mound Township July 20, 1862, son of Moses and Bridget Blair and married Mollie Ryan in Bloomington March 18, 1886. She died in 1947.

He was a member of the Cropsey Methodist Church and the Fairbury Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Moses Blair (1827 - 1885)
  Bridget Murphy Blair (1836 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Margaret Ryan Blair (1865 - 1947)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph Edward Blair (1890 - 1988)*
 
 Siblings:
  Rosa Belle Blair*
  Annabelle Blair*
  Elizabeth Blair*
  Alice Blair*
  John T. Blair (1857 - 1911)*
  Sarah Jane Blair Sacry (1859 - 1933)*
  Mary Anna Blair Spencer (1860 - 1942)*
  William James Blair (1862 - 1950)
  Thomas H. Blair (1866 - 1940)*
  Susan Ellen Blair Hopt (1868 - 1924)*
  Frank Blair (1870 - 1934)*
  George Phillip Blair (1876 - 1954)*
  Joseph Blair (1879 - 1956)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cropsey Cemetery
Cropsey
McLean County
Illinois, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 40.60963, -88.46906
 
Maintained by: Jodie Williams
Originally Created by: Charlene Kimpler
Record added: Dec 14, 2012
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William James Blair
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