Biography of Henry A. Blair
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Blair, Henry A., was born in Batavia May 12, 1840, and was the son of John L., and Polly (Lumbert) Blair. His mother died when Henry was but a few days old, and he was taken into the family of his aunt, Mrs. Sophia Gunn, at Eagle Harbor, where he was brought up. At the age of twelve he began work for himself, and has ever since been regarded as one of the most persevering and industrious workers in the time. He bought a farm of sixty five acres in Albion and now has ninety five acres. May 18, 1865, Mr. Blair married Martha Church of Gaines, and they had three children, two of whom died in infancy unmarried, and the other is the wife of Jesse Parker of Albion.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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