BLAIR (VETERAN 2 WARS), JAMES FRANCIS - DeWitt County, Texas | JAMES FRANCIS BLAIR (VETERAN 2 WARS) - Texas Gravestone Photos

James Francis BLAIR (VETERAN 2 WARS)

Clinton Cemetery
DeWitt County,
Texas

Texas
Captain Company G
36th Regiment Texas Cavalry
Confederate States Army
November 1, 1826 - December 17, 1909

Born in Tennessee. Parents were James and Catherine Jordan Blair.
Served in the Mexican and Civil Wars. Rose from Confederate ranks to Captain of Company G, 36th Regiment Texas Cavalry. Later served as
Texas Ranger and was appointed sheriff ofDeWitt County by Governor Throckmorton in 1866. Married Lucy Elizabeth Ainsworth in 1851. They had eight children.
Was a member of Texas Veterans' Association and Colleto Masonic Lodge.

Contributed on 4/18/20 by tomtodd
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Submitted: 4/18/20 • Approved: 4/18/20 • Last Updated: 4/21/20 • R301073-G0-S3

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