Francis Marion Blair and
Regina Dorinda Dingus

Francis Marion Blair b 3 Aug 1836 KY d 14 Oct 1881; s/o Charles Blair and Sarah Sally Creech. Francis Marion Blair m. 19 Jul 1850 to Regina Dorinda Dingus b 21 Mar 1838 Lee Co VA d 17 Jan 1908 Letcher Co KY; d/o Samuel Dingus and Mahala Wells. Children of Francis Marion Blair and Regina Dorinda Dingus;

1. Sylvania Blair b 23 Jun 1857; m. Aaron Boggs b 1853 Lee Co (now Wise Co) VA; s/o Andrew Jackson Boggs and Mary Bolling. Aaron C Boggs m. 7 Jan 1891 Letcher Co KY to Mary Polly Maggard b about 1853 VA d 16 Dec 1907; d/o Isaac Maggard and Mahala Holly Griffey.

2. Nervesta Blair (aka Helen Nervetia) b 9 Apr 1860/78 Wise Co VA d 25 Jul 1933 Washington State; m. Henry J Craft; s/o David Kelson Craft and Sarah Sally Maggard. Children of Henry J Craft and Nervesta Blair;

i. Sylvania Craft b 11 Oct 1882 d 28 Jul 1900; buried Dr John Hillman Graveyard, Wise Co VA

ii. Monroe Craft

iii. Wayne Craft

iv. Elizabeth Craft

3. Sarah C Blair b 5 Jan 1862; m. Jospeh Preston Brown

4. Charles Montague Blair b 10 Dec 1863 VA d 8 or 18 Nov 1932 Letcher Co KY; buried Crum Cemetery, Summerfield FL; m. 22 Mar 1883 Letcher Co KY to Mary Judy Tyler b 12 Nov 1866 Big Stone Gap, Wise Co VA d 8 Oct 1957; buried Crum Cemetery, Summerfield FL; d/o Ambrose Jackson Tyler and Nancy Taylor. Children of Charles Montague Blair and Mary Judy Tyler;

i. Ambrose Jackson Blair b 8 Jul 1885 d 1953; m. Holly Unknown.

ii. Nancy Lavina Blair b 29 Jul 1887; m. Grant Blair

iii. Francis Marion Blair b about 1889; m. Levina Chriss

iv. Sarah Regina Blair b 29 Mar 1894 d 22 Oct 1954; m. John Neal Blackmon

v. Nora Elvina Blair b 3 Jul 1896; m. (1) John Smith; m. (2) James Pierson.

vi. James Walter Blair b 28 Oct 1892; m. Sept 1914 to Allie Hough (Huff) b 1896 d 1948

5. Amanda Isabelle Blair b 22 Oct 1868 Letcher Co KY d 3 Jul 1950 Letcher Co KY; m. 17 Jul 1886 Letcher Co KY to Hiram Wesley Blair b 4 May 1866 Letcher Co KY d 29 Feb 1944 Letcher Co KY; s/o Joseph Blair and Susannah Sukey Brown.

6. Henry Joseph Blair b 20 Aug 1871 Letcher Co KY d 1935 Letcher Co KY; m. Ellen E Adams b 1871 d 1916. Children of Henry Joseph Blair and Ellen E Adams;

i. Mae Blair b 2 Feb 1902 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY d 1 Feb 1938 Middlesboro, Bell Co KY; m. 19 Jul 1919 Letcher Co KY to William Henry Blair b 28 May 1897 Cowan Letcher Co KY d 10 Mar 1970 TN; s/o Hiram Wesley Blair and Amanda Isabelle Blair

7. Mary Angeline Blair b 5 Jan 1874 KY d 4 Mar 1940 Letcher Co KY; m. 7 Feb 1889 Letcher Co KY to Samuel Preston Banks b 2 May 1865 Cowan, Letcher Co KY d 17 Apr 1941; occupation, school teacher for 54 years; s/o James H Banks and Lucinda Blair.

8. Francis Marion Blair b 19 Jan 1876 d 15 Nov 1911; killed in the line of duty as a police officer; m. 14 Jun 1905 to Susie Maggard b 14 Jun 1882 d 26 Apr 1925; of internal injuries received from a fall while helping her father rob his bee hives; d/o David M Preacher Dave Maggard and Sarah Mullins.

9. Regina D Blair b about 1877


Regina Dorinda Dingus
and Joseph Blair

Regina Dorinda Dingus b 21 Mar 1838 Lee Co VA d 17 Jan 1908 Letcher Co KY; d/o Samuel Dingus and Mahala Wells. Regina Dorinda Dingus m. Joseph Blair b 3 Dec 1823 KY d 10 Jun 1907 Letcher Co KY; buried Blair Cemetery, Cowan, Letcher Co KY; s/o John Robinson Blair and Elizabeth Harrison.


Joseph Blair and
Susannah Brown

Joseph Blair
Joseph Blair b 3 Dec 1823 KY d 10 Jun 1907 Letcher Co KY; buried Blair Cemetery, Cowan, Letcher Co KY; s/o John Robinson Blair and Elizabeth Harrison. Joseph Blair m. 19 Oct 1842 Letcher Co KY to Susannah Sukey Brown b 25 Sept 1823 KY d 6 Nov 1884 Letcher Co KY; d/o John Quincy Brown and Elizabeth Caudill. (1850 Letcher Co KY Census and 1860 Letcher Co KY Census).


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