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Blair, George

GEORGE BLAIR, firm of George Blair & Son, drugs, Corry, was born July 9, 1832, in Cortland, Cortland Co., N.Y., son of S. and Nancy (Lyman) Blair. The former was a merchant of Cortland, N.Y,, of Scotch descent, and died about 1835; the latter a native of Tioga County, and of English lineage, departed this life in 1869. Our subject was reared in town, and attended the district and high schools, finishing his education in Westfield, Chautauqua Co., N.Y. George Blair was united in marriage, February, 1855, with Emily C. Farnham, born July, 1831, in Wayne Township, Erie County, daughter of John and Irene Farnham, of English extraction, the former a farmer by occupation. To this union have been born Carrie R., wife of Mr. Pardee, Teller in Corry National Bank; and John S., who was educated in Warren County, attended the Meadville College one year (1875—76), and married Mary Yates, of Columbus, Penn., by whom he has had one daughter, Mollie G. He has been engaged in the drug business eight years; with his father, as above, for four years. While in Columbus, George Blair engaged for twenty years in mercantile business, and in the drug business twelve years. He has been residing in Corry four years, owns his dwelling, and is engaged as druggist there. is a genealogy site compiled of biographies from old county history books, user contributions and other sources. Compilation, design, artwork and concept covered by copyright. Copyright ©2013, All rights reserved. Contact me.  Privacy Policy.