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Edward Grant Bair
and Sarah Hampton

Edward Grant Blair b 1 Oct 1874 Letcher Co KY d 25 Sept 1957; s/o Hiram Blair and Drusilla Craft. Edward Grant Blair m. 8 Sept 1897 to Sarah Hampton b 6 Dec 1883 KY d 10 Jul 1931; d/o Solomon Hampton and Atha Caudill. Children of Edward Grant Blair and Sarah Hampton;

1. Alamander "Mander" Blair b 27 Jun 1898 Letcher Co KY d 10 Mar 1975; m. 10 Mar 1917 to Martha Jane Jent b 6 Dec 1899; d/o Sylvester Jent and Lucinda Smith. Children of Alamander "Mander" Blair and Martha Jane Jent;

i. Irene Blair

ii. Beulah Blair

iii. Dixie Blair

iv. Arla Blair (female)

v. Bobbie Jean Blair

vi. Martha Jane Blair

2. Emmitt Blair b 12 Apr 1903 Jeremiah, Letcher Co KY d 11 Dec 1979; m. Mary Carol. Emmitt Blair m. 16 Sept 1935 Letcher Co KY to May Howard b about 1914; d/o Male Howard and Lula Howard.

3. Doshia Blair b 4 Oct 1908 Rhoda VA; m. 11 Mar 1936 Letcher Co KY to Harley L Littleton b about 1899 Goddard, KY; s/o Frank Littleton and Anna Unknown.

4. Josie Blair b 16 Jan 1915 Carbon Glow, Letcher Co KY d Saturday, 17 Feb 2007; m. 11 Nov 1932 to Elmer Whitaker; Children of Elmer Whitaker and Josie Blair;

i. Elmer Whitaker Jr

ii. Billy R Whitaker; m. Betty Unknown

iii. Joe Whitaker; m. Janice Unknown

iv. Cora Sue Whitaker; m. Paul Caudill

5. Byrd Blair b 6 Apr 1916 Letcher Co KY; m. Ivalyne Williams

6. Myrtle Blair b 13 Jun 1919 Letcher Co KY; m. 15 Mar 1935 to Elsie Blair b 10 Sept 1914 d 19 Apr 1977; d/o James Blair and Anna Back.

7. Virgil Blair b 13 Apr 1922 Carbon Glow, Letcher Co KY d 30 Sept 1958; m. 26 Apr 1947 Letcher Co KY to Mary Adams b about 1919 Jeremiah, Letcher Co KY; d/o John Adams and Lorrena Roark

8. Lawrence Blair b 1 Jul 1923; m. Vicie Unknown.

9. Lauren Blair b 1 Jul 1923 Letcher Co KY

10. Arnold Blair b 6 Jun 1926 Letcher Co KY; m. Female Caudill

11. Dennis Blair

12. Rankin Blair

Josie Blair Whitaker
6 Jan 1915 - 17 Feb 2007

Josie Blair Whitaker, Age 92, of Miamisburg, OH, passed away Saturday, February 17, 2007. Josie was born in Carbon Glow, Kentucky, on January 16, 1915, to the late Grant B. and Sara F. (Hampton) Blair. She was a member of the Mt. Olivet Regular Baptist Church in Blackey, KY.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Whitaker, Sr., (1971); her son Elmer Whitaker, Jr.; 6 brothers, Mander, Emmett, Byrd, Virgil, Lawrence, and Arnold Blair; and her sister, Doshie Littleton.

She is survived by 2 sons, Billy R. (Betty) Whitaker of Miamisburg, OH and Joe (Janice) Whitaker of Sebring, FL; her daughter, Cora Sue (Paul) Caudill of Miamisburg, OH; 9 Grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren; and her sister, Myrtle Blair of Jeremiah, KY.

Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Tuesday February 20, 2007 at the Dalton Funeral Home, Corner of State Route 4 & Weaver Rd., Germantown, OH, where the Funeral Service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, with Pastor Elwood Cornett and Pastor Jim T. Caudill officiating. A Graveside Committal Service will follow at Springboro Cemetery with Pastor Boyd Carmack officiating. {Published in the Dayton Daily News on 2/19/2007}

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