Category Archives: BLAIR

John BLAIR and Barbara McCLAIN family

John BLAIR was born in June 1831 in Scotland. His parents are unknown.

John married Barbara McCLAIN on 6 December 1855 in Butler County, Ohio. Barbara was the daughter of Dugald McCLAIN.

John died on 7 December 1906 in Middletown, Butler County, Ohio. Barbara died on 12 February 1909 in Middletown. They were both buried in Middletown Cemetery.

John and Barbara had 6 children:

  1. Margaret Jane BLAIR (9 Oct 1856 – 11 Jan 1864).
  2. Jennette BLAIR (Apr 1859 – ?) married John F WINTON (Sep 1856 – ?).
  3. Barbara Anna BLAIR (May 1860 – 1933) married William Hall ELY (Apr 1854 – 1910).
  4. John Lincoln BLAIR (22 Jun 1864 – 23 Jan 1939) married Bertha THOMPSON (30 Mar 1865 – 14 Feb 1958).
  5. Elizabeth M BLAIR (Oct 1866 – 6 Jan 1869).
  6. Edna Isabella BLAIR (29 Nov 1874 – ?).

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John Lincoln BLAIR and Bertha THOMPSON family

John Lincoln BLAIR was born 22 June 1864 in Middletown, Butler County, Ohio. He was the only son among 6 children born to John BLAIR and Barbara McCLAIN, Scottish immigrants.

John Lincoln BLAIR married Bertha THOMPSON on 15 January 1891 in Butler County, Ohio.

Bertha THOMPSON was born Rebecca THOMPSON on 30 March 1865 in Carnmoney, County Antrium, Ireland. She was the daughter of Hugh THOMPSON and Jane McCARROLL.

John Lincoln BLAIR died on 23 January 1939 in Middletown, Butler County, Ohio. Bertha moved to Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio after his death and died there on 14 February 1958.

They had 6 children:

  1. Hugh Thompson BLAIR (8 Feb 1892 – 21 Jul 1973) married Mary Elizabeth SALEE (19 Sep 1895 – 1959).
  2. Charles Lincoln BLAIR (12 Oct 1893 – 27 Sep 1976) married Edna ZELLERS (10 May 1894 – 28 Apr 1980).
  3. Agnes Lucille (or Hazel E) BLAIR (12 Mar 1896 – 26 Nov 1986) married Clarence Orville DIENST (14 Jul 1895 – 27 Sep 1970).
  4. John Milton BLAIR (30 Mar 1899 – 31 Oct 1963) married Helen C COMER (18 Jul 1900 – 17 Jan 1972).
  5. Paul Vincent BLAIR (11 Jan 1907 – 13 Jun 1983)
  6. Eugene R BLAIR (14 Sep 1911 – 29 Mar 1970) married Mary L (abt 1912 – ?).

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Clarence Orville DIENST and Agnes Lucille BLAIR family

Clarence Orville DIENST was born 14 July 1895 in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. He was the son of Charles Edward DIENST and Oma AUGUSTINE.

Clarrence married Agnes Lucille BLAIR on 27 October 1917 in Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio.

Agnes was the daughter of John Lincoln BLAIR and Bertha THOMPSON. She was born Hazel E BLAIR on 12 March 1896 in Middletown, Butler County, Ohio.

After their marriage, Clarence and Agnes moved to Toledo. They had 3 children, including a son who died after only living one day. Clarence worked as a heating and plumbing contractor.

Clarence died on 27 September 1970 in Toledo. Agnes died on 26 November 1986 in Toledo.

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