US Blair, Appoline Alexander

Appoline Alexander Blair

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Born: September 14, 1828

Birthplace: Kentucky

Father: Andrew J. Alexander 1796 – 1833
(Buried: Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Kentucky)​

Mother: Mirah Madison 1803 – 1886
(Buried: Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, Missouri)​

Husband: Major General Francis Preston Blair Jr. 1821 – 1875
(Buried: Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, Missouri)​

Married: September 9, 1847 in Woodford, Kentucky

Children:


Andrew Alexander Blair 1848 – 1932​
(Buried: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)​
Christine Biddle Blair Graham 1852 – 1915​
(Buried: Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, Missouri)​
James Lawrence Blair 1854 – 1904​
(Buried: Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, Missouri)​
Dr. Francis Preston Blair III 1856 – 1914​
(Buried: Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, Missouri)​
Cary Montgomery Blair 1867 – 1944​
(Buried: Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park, Fort Worth, Texas)
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Eveline M. Blair 1870 – 1876​
(Buried: Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, Missouri)​
Caroline Martin Blair 1870 – 1876​
(Buried: Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, Missouri)​
William Alexander Blair 1873 – 1898​
(Buried: Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, Missouri)​

Antebellum Events:

1833: Death of her father Andrew J. Alexander​
1836: Death of her older brother William M. Alexander​
1847: Married her husband Francis Preston Blair Jr.​
1847 – 1848: Her husband Serves in United States Army.​
1848: Birth of Son Andrew Alexander Blair​
1852: Birth of Daughter Christine Biddle Blair​
1854: Birth of Son James Lawrence Blair​
1856: Birth of Son Dr. Francis Preston Blair III​
1857 – 1859: Her Husband Serves as United States Congressman.​
1860: Her Husband Serves as United States Congressman.​

Civil War Events:

1861 – 1864: Her Husband Serves as United States Congressman.​
1862 – 1865: Her Husband Serves in Union Army as Major General.​

Postbellum Events:

1867: Birth of her son Cary Montgomery Blair​
1868: Her husband is Unsuccessful Democrat Vice Presidential Candidate.​
1870: Birth of Daughters Eveline M. Blair and Caroline Blair.​
1871 – 1873: Her husband Serves as United States Senator.​
1873: Birth of Son William Alexander Blair​
1875: Death of her husband Francis Preston Blair Jr.​
1876: Death of Daughters Eveline M. Blair and Caroline Blair.​
1878: Organizer for Saint Louis, Missouri Children’s Hospital.​
President of the Board of Managers for St. Louis Children’s Hospital.​
1886: Death of her mother Mirah Madison Alexander​
1896: Sometimes she is credited with helping to found St. John’s Medical Center in Joplin, Missouri.​
1904: Her Son James Lawrence Blair died.​

Died: September 5, 1908

Place of Death: Saint Louis, Missouri

Age at time of Death:
79 years old

Burial Place: Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, Missouri
 
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