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Jacob Blair Collection

 Collection — Box: 2017.18
Identifier: MS-1999-02

Scope and Contents

The Jacob Blair Collections consists of eight manuscript documents dating from 1886 through 1944. The majority of the documents relate to Blair’s military service and his subsequent pension requests.

Dates

  • 1886 - 1944

Biographical Sketch

Jacob Blair was born in Pike County, Kentucky in 1869. He married Delia Coleman on May 25, 1886, and resided in Pike County as a farm laborer. On May 13, 1898, Blair enrolled in the First Regiment of Kentucky Infantry Volunteers. Although Blair signed up for two years, Blair’s unit mustered out of service on February 24, 1899. After returning to Pike County, he and Delia raised four children before his death from tuberculosis on August 10, 1916.

Extent

1 Folders

Language of Materials

English

Title
Jacob Blair Collection
Status
Completed
Author
unknown
Date
1/1/2000
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
english

Repository Details

Part of the Frank M. Allara Library Repository

Contact:
147 Sycamore St.
Pikeville KY 41501
1-606-218-5625