Barton Family History

Blair, James Snr

Male 1792 - 1852  (60 years)


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  • Name Blair, James Snr 
    Born 1792  Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 1839  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID F4665C3B3A84CF458CA393073C507D2DC299 
    Buried 1852  Old Historic Cemetery, Port Macquarie, NSW Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • His headstone is marked as follows;

      SACRED
      To the memory of James Blair who departed this life 28th May 1852
      ? ? of Mary Young
      Wife of the above who departed this life 22nd June 1869 aged 74 years.
      Let me die the death of the r? and let ??
    Died 28 May 1852  Kooloonbung Creek, Port Macquarie, Nsw Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • He was drowned near his home whilst trying to cross the flooded creek.

      Robert Hall noted the following in his diary:
      "SAT. 29 MAY. Mr Blair Snr found drowned today by his son James near the bridge leading to his home. He was drunk last evening at Killion’s and borrowed 2/0 from Mrs Killion to pay Doyle’s Man for a Stock Whip, and remained drinking at Doyles. It is supposed he fell into the creek at 9 or 10 o’clock last night going home."
    Person ID I0211  Barton Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2010 

    Father Blair, John,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Moffett, Agnes,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F0111  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Young, Mary,   b. Abt 1787,   d. 22 Jan 1861  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married Type: Y 
    Children 
     1. Blair, James,   b. 3 Feb 1832, Congleton, Sandbach, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1922  (Age 90 years)
     2. Blair, Alison,   b. 1821,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Blair, Shusen,   b. 1823,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Blair, Mary Ann,   b. 1826,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Blair, Alexander,   b. 1828,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Blair, Peter,   b. 1835,   d. 1837  (Age 2 years)
     7. Blair, Helen,   b. 1833,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2010 
    Family ID F0074  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1792 - Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - 1839 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1852 - Old Historic Cemetery, Port Macquarie, NSW Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 May 1852 - Kooloonbung Creek, Port Macquarie, Nsw Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S0005] Robert Hall’s Diary.