John Henry Blair b 20 Jan 1838 d 5 Jul 1920 Letcher Co KY; buried Blair Cemetery, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; s/o Charles Blair and Sarah Sally Creech. John Henry Blair m. 3 Sept 1857 Big Stone Gap, Wise Co VA to Melissa Wells b 28 Aug 1838 d 9 Sept 1919 Letcher Co KY; buried Blair Cemetery, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; d/o Joseph Wells and Mariah Booth. (1860 Wise Co VA Census). Children of John Henry Blair and Melissa Wells
1. Tennessee Jane Tressa Blair b 8 Oct 1858 Wise Co VA; m. Add Miller. Child of Add Miller and Tennessee Jane Tressa Blair;
i. Connie Miller; m. Ben Sergent
Tennessee Jane Tressa Blair m. Feb 1876 to Joe Collier
2. Joseph M Blair b 21 Apr 1860 VA d 11 Oct 1939; Wise Co VA; m. 7 Feb 1883 (or 6 Feb 1883) Wise Co VA to Nancy Nannie Bell Kilgore b 23 Aug 1867 d 27 Dec 1904 Wise Co VA; d/o George Washington Kilgore and Rhoda Elizabeth Hoback. Children of Joseph M Blair and Nancy Nannie Bell Kilgore;
i. Stella Trigg Blair b 25 Mar 1885 Wise Co VA d 4 Jul 1944; m. 14 Nov 1903 Wise Co VA to M L Carpenter b about 1863 VT. Stella Trigg Blair m. about 1911 NY to Albert Stecker b 9 Feb 1886
ii. George Arnold Blair b 12 Aug 1886 Wise Co VA d 25 Jul 1958 Johnson City TN; buried Montverde, FL; m. about 1914 Chicago IL to Myrtle Edwards b about 1893 d 1 Aug 1959 Knoxville, Knox Co TN; buried Morristown, TN. George Arnold Blair m. about 1946 Travares FL to Dorothy Schultz b about 1898 Campbell Co TN d 25 Dec 1957 Winter Garden FL; buried Montverde FL
iii. Mattie Bess Blair b 7 Apr 1891 Wise Co VA d 31 Jan 1951 Abingdon VA; m. about 1909 Wise Co VA to Charles K Ellison b ? d 1961 Abingdon VA.
iv. Charlie Lee Blair b 19 Jun 1894 Wise Co VA d 8 May 1982 Knoxville, Knox Co TN; buried Greenwood Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox Co TN; m. 7 Jun 1924 Clinton, Anderson Co TN to Alta Elizabeth Sams b 29 Apr 1899 Kittyton, Unicoi Co TN d 1 May 1986; buried Greenwood Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox Co TN.
Joseph M Blair m. 1905 to Martha Angeline Ellison b 22 Dec 1869 Hancock Co TN d 14 Feb 1955; buried Wise, Wise Co VA. Children of Joseph M Blair and Martha Angeline Ellison;
i. Teddy Wade Blair b about 1907 Wise, Wise Co VA d about 1907 Wise VA
ii. Etta Virginia Blair b 22 Feb 1909 Wise, Wise Co VA; m. Earl J Short
iii. Carrie Mae Blair b 21 Aug 1914 Wise, Wise Co VA; m. 4 Feb 1935 Tazewell Co VA to Robert Phil David
3. Charles F Blair b 26 Feb 1862 VA d 1901 Letcher Co KY; buried Sergent and Blair Cemetery, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; m. 28 Dec 1889 Wise Co VA to Sarah Virginia Bray b 1868 Wise Co VA; d/o John T Bray and Nancy Elkins. Children of Charles F Blair and Virginia Jennie Bray (Brahe);
i. Carrie Blair; m. Garrett Wright. Children of Garrett Wright and Carrie Blair; I. Hazel Wright II. Earl Wright
ii. Henry P Blair b about 1898 VA; m. 25 Oct 1919 Letcher Co KY to Minta Combs. Children of Henry P Blair and Minta Combs; i. Charles Blair ii. David Blair
4. Sarah Syrama Blair (Sylvania Susan) b 25 Nov 1866 Wise Co VA d 28 May 1891 Letcher Co KY from fever; buried Wiley Gardner Cemetery, near Norton, Wise Co VA; m. 26 Dec 1882 Wise Co VA to James Monroe Hill b Feb 1863 Wise Co VA d 22 Aug 1939; s/o James Madison Hill and Elizabeth Betty Jones.
(Thanks for the following corrections from James Blair Hill: Marine263@ma.rr.com who wrote the following updates in our guestbook on 20 Oct 2021 - John Henry Blair/Malissa Wells had a daughter Sylvania Blair that married James Monroe Hill, my great grandfather. Per James Monroe Hill, his father was James Madison Hill, not James Monroe Hill, that married Elizabeth Hill).
5. Martha Isabelle Blair b 28 Aug 1867 VA; m. 17 Sept 1883 (or 29 Sept 1883) Wise Co VA to Henry W Hill b 3 Mar 1860 Wise Co VA d 1933; buried Henry Hill Cemetery, Wise Co VA; s/o James Monroe Hill and Elizabeth Betty Jones. Henry W Hill m. Martha J Unknown b 1868.
6. Frances H Blair b 14 Apr 1870 Wise Co VA d 8 Jan 1890
7. Cynthia M Blair b 26 Nov 1872 VA; m. 16 Jul 1891 to Joseph D Pendleton. Children of Joseph D Pendleton and Cynthia M Blair;
i. Fitchue Pendleton
ii. Bertha Pendleton
iii. Myrtle Pendleton
iv. Rosa Pendleton
v. John Pendleton
8. William H Blair b 4 Sept 1875 Letcher Co KY d 2 Jan 1958; m. 25 Dec 1895 to Lydia M Kincer
9. Patrick Henry Blair b 31 Jan 1878 Big Stone Gap VA d 1928 Southdown, KY; contracted polio and was partially paralyzed from it and never fully recovered; m. Alice Bray (aka Brahe) b 1880 Big Stone Gap VA d 1956 Southdown, KY; d/o John T Bray and Nancy Nannie Elkins.
10. Creed Flannery Blair b 26 May 1881 KY d 14 Feb 1894; buried Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY
1880 Wise Co VA Census Robinson 103
216 232 Blair John H M W 41 Head M Collector State Rev KY KY VA
216 232 Blair Malissa W F 40 Wife M Keeping house VA VA VA
216 232 Blair Joseph M W M 20 Son S Works on farm At School VA VA VA
216 232 Blair Charles H W M 18 Son S Works on farm At School VA VA VA
216 232 Blair Sarah S W F 16 Daughter S At School Can't write VA VA VA
216 232 Blair Martha I W F 12 Daughter S At School Can't read/write VA VA VA
216 232 Blair Francis H W M 10 Son S KY KY VA
216 232 Blair William M W M 8 Son S KY KY VA
216 232 Blair Cintha M W F 6 Daughter S KY KY VA
216 232 Blair Patrick H W M 4 Son S KY KY VA
217 233 Potter Abraham W M 41 M Merchant KY KY KY
217 233 Potter Sarah W F 32 Wife M Keeping house KY KY KY
217 233 Potter William H W M 15 Son S Works on farm KY KY KY
217 233 Potter King S W M 14 Son S Works on farm KY KY KY
217 233 Potter Elisa E W F 10 Daughter S KY KY KY attends school can't write
217 233 Potter Albritton W M 7 Son S KY KY KY attends school can't write
217 233 Potter Joel M W M 5 Son S KY KY KY
217 233 Potter Minna E W F 2 Daughter S KY KY KY