Note: Dates: Wanda Allen McMillan Ibid. Hampshire Co., VA 1817-1851 Licking & Knox Co., Ohio 3 yrs Mahomet Twp, (1855) Champaign Co., IL Stafford Co., KS 1884-1890
Ibid. Baptist Church in Mohamet, IL.
Died from Dropsey - Farmer
"Descendants of John Blaw (Blue)" Fourth Edition, Compiled by William H. Blue. Natl Blue Family Assoc. pp 30 & 80.
Ibid. "They were born in Hampshire Co., VA and were married there, in 1851 they moved to Licking Co., Ohio, then to Champaign Co., Illinois, where he was a farmer. In Mahomet IL they joined the Bapitist Church and he became a Mason. About four years before his death, they moved to Stafford KS, where they are buried. Seven of their eight children were living at the time of his death."
"These Build Civilization" The Larimore Family by J.H. Larimore. Westerville, Ohio. p 21 "Sophia and James Blue were born in Hampshire County, VA., and west to Ohio in 1852 or 1853. They moved to Campaign (sic) County, Ill., in 1854."
"The Chalice" Newsletter of the Natl Blue Fam Assoc, Issue 15, #1, May 1997, p 49. From "The Newman family of Hampshire Co., W.VA.", compiled by Don & Carol Newman,, 1984. "James Newton Blue; b 1819; d 1890 married Winnie Schiber" ?????
1850 US Census Virginia, Hampshire Co., District 24. 22 Aug 1850. 579 579. James N. Blue, age 31, male, farmer, $800, VA. Sophia, age 25, female, VA. Thomas F., age 11, male, VA. John W., age 9, male, VA. Hannah, age 7, female, VA. James, age 5, male, VA. Susan, age 2, female, VA. Lucinda C. Blue, age 24, female, VA. Peter W. Barnes, age 22, male, laborer, VA. Richard Blue, age 77, male, VA.
1860 US Census Illinois, Champaign, Township 20 N Range 7 E. 22 June 1860, P O Mahomet, p 46. 341 319. James A. Blue, age 42, male, white, farmer, personal value $1155, VA. Sophia, age 35, female, white, vA. Thomas, age 20, male, white, farm labor, VA. John W., age 18, male, white, farm labor, VA. Hannah, age 16, female, white, domestic, VA. James A., age 14, male, white, VA. Susan M., age 12, female, white, VA. Peter A., age 9, male, white, VA. Louisa B., age 5, female, white, OH. Mary C., age 2, female, white, IL.
1880 Census Place: Urbana, Champaign, Illinois Source: FHL Film 1254180 National Archives Film T9-0180 Page 407D James M. BLUE Self M M W 61 VA Occ: Day Laboring Fa: VA Mo: VA Sophia BLUE Wife F M W 54 VA Occ: Keeping House Fa: VA Mo: VA
Findagrave.com James Newton Blue Birth: Nov. 18, 1817 Hampshire County West Virginia, USA Death: Mar. 10, 1890 Family links: Spouse: Sophia Larimore Blue (1823 - 1893) Children: Peter Newton Blue (1852 - 1918)* Burial: Stafford Cemetery Stafford Stafford County Kansas, USA Plot: Block C, Lot 16 Created by: Richard Wesley Record added: Aug 18, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 95550600
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