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Jacob Blair Collection MS.2000.02

Jacob Blair Collection
MS.2000.02

Summary Information

Repository
University of Pikeville
Title
Jacob Blair Collection
ID
MS.2000.02
Date
1886-1944
Extent
0.2 Cubic feet1 folder, 8 items Barcode: 39371010317493
Language
English

Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Jacob Blair Collection must be obtained from Allara Library, University of Pikeville. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required:

[name of item]. Jacob Blair Collection. Special Collections, Allara Library, University of Pikeville, Pikeville, KY.

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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, Blairs 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.

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Scope and Contents

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

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Pikeville1/1/2000

Revision Description

created EAD, revision by Edna Fugate8/3/2015

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Pike County (Ky.)

Personal Name(s)

  • Blair, Jacob, 1869-1916

Subject(s)

  • Infantry--American--Kentucky--1890-1900
  • Pensions--United States
  • Spanish-American War, 1898

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Collection Inventory

1.1Marriage Certificate of Jacob Blair and Delia Coleman1886

1.2Jacob Blair Military Discharge and Record1899

1.3Jacob Blair Certificate of Pension1899

1.4Discharge from the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers1915

1.5Declaration of a Widow for Original Pension by Deliah Blair1917

1.6Deliah Blair Certificate of Pension1919

1.7Deliah Blair Certificate of Pension Increase1922

1.8Deliah Blair Certificate of Pension Increase1944

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