Joseph Patrick Blair and
Nancy Nannie Boatright
Joseph Patrick Blair b 24 Oct 1873 Crafts Colly
Ermine, Letcher Co KY s/o
William L Blair and Martha Williams. Joseph Patrick Blair m. 3 Nov 1892
Letcher Co KY to Nancy "Nannie" Boatright b 8 Sept 1872 Wise Co VA d 18 Sept
1931 buried Nan King Cemetery, Kite, Knott Co KY. Children of Joseph Patrick
Blair and Nancy "Nannie" Boatright;
1. William K Bill Blair b 12 Aug 1892 Pert Creek,
Letcher Co KY d 25 Oct 1988 Letcher Co KY m. 8 Mar 1919 to Lettie Belle Franklin
b 6 Feb 1899 Letcher Co KY d 22 Jun 1958 Letcher Co KY d/o
Ely Wilson "Wilse"
Franklin and Sarah Jane Webb. Children of William K Bill Blair and Lettie Belle
I. Gertrude Blair b 9 Jan
1920 d 9 Feb 1932.
II. Female Blair m. Paul
R Cornett b about 1922 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY d 14 Jul 2005 Iowa City IA s/o
Charlie D Cornett and Pearlie B Brown.
III. Female Blair m. Male
IV. William K Blair b 16
Apr 1926 Letcher Co KY d 17 Feb 2004 Louisville, Jefferson Co KY of cancer.
Department supervisor of Union Carbide from 1951 and 1988 Paducah, KY m. Sally
Adams. 2 children.
V. Female Blair m. Male
VI. Female Blair m. Male
VII. Female Blair m. Male
2. Cora Blair b 16 Jan 1895 d 5 Dec 1918 m. Can
Bates b 29 Jan 1898 d 11 Nov 1975. Child of Can Bates and Cora Blair;
I. Female Bates m. Male Back.
3. John Blair b 12 Sept 1896 d 22 Feb 1974 m. 22
Mar 1917 Puncheon, Knott Co KY to Lena Mullins b about 1903 Knott Co KY d Jul
1993 d/o Alexander Alec Mullins
and Frankie Jane Hall.
4. Lou Emma Blair b 1 Aug 1898 d 5 May 1924 m. 20
Jul 1920 to William Hall b 2 Jul 1901 d 17 Dec 1967 Letcher Co KY; s/o
Elijah Hall and Nancy Meade.
5. Liddie Blair b 29 Aug 1901 d 1 Dec 1928.
6. Clinton Blair b 19 Jul 1904 m. Ora Lee Hopkins
7. Mary Blair b 5 Mar 1908 d 4 Aug 2000 buried
Henry Meade Cemetery, Deane, Letcher Co KY; m. 7 Nov 1924 to Towne Hall. Children
of Towne Hall and Mary Blair;
I. Hassie Hall m. Male
II. Mallie Hall m. Male
Hall; m. (2) to Male Smith
III. Allie Hall m. Ralph
March 7, 2011 - Allie
Wright, 81, of Deane passed away Monday, March 7, 2011 at her residence. Allie
was the daughter of the late Town Hall and Mary Blair Yongs. She was the widow
of Ralph Wright. Surviving are 2 daughters: Florence (Bobby) Fleming of London
and Vickie (Chuck) Sturgill of Deane; 2 half brothers: Leon Hall and Larry Hall
both of Kite; 2 sisters: Hassie Short of Jackhorn and Mallie Smith of Avon Lake,
Ohio; 4 half sisters: Eula Short of of Deane, Lois Bentley of Topmost, Wilma
Bentley of Topmost, and Joyce Hall of Indiana; 4 grandchidren; 4 great
grandchildren; a grandson who she raised like a son: Dr. Thomas Helton; and a
granddaughter who she raised like a daughter: Allison Helton. Funeral: 11:00
O'clock A.M. Thursday, March 10, 2011 at the Hemphill Baptist Church with Danny
Hurst officiating. Visitation: 6:00 P.M. Wednesday at the Letcher Funeral Home
Chapel. Burial will follow in the John Bentley Cemetery at Deane, Kentucky
Mary Blair m. Earnest Yonts b 18 Jul 1912 d 21
Mar 1987; buried Henry Meade Cemetery, Deane, Letcher Co KY; s/o
Ezekiel Yonts and
8. Jesse Blair (male) b 25 Jan 1911 d 9 Apr 1974
m. Female Hall
9. Ercel Blair b 28 Dec 1915 d 1 Feb 1955 m.