Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 11/14/2006 at 00:20:15
W Blair, dealer in general merchandise, Moingona, was born in the state of New Jersey in 1835 and there grew to manhood, a farmer and received most of his education in the common schools of that state, but attended for two terms in the academy of Blairstown in 1868 he left New Jersey and came West, , locating in Moingona, where he engaged in the mercantile and also the coal business in 1871 he discontinued the latter and now devotes his entire attention to merchandising, in 1858 he was married to Miss Henrietta Halsey, a native of New Jersey, she was born in 1836, they have two children: Mary (born in 1860), and John H ( born in 1862), Mr Blair is the owner of his place of business a good residence and is a partner in the flint stone pottery, he carries a stock averaging from four to five thousand dollars, and belong to the A F and a M lodge, No 258, he and his wife are members of the Presbyterian Church
1880 Boone Co History Book
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