Florence (Jennings) Blair (1869-1931)
Mrs Florence Osborne (Jennings) Blair
She grew up in East Orange, New Jersey. Her wedding in 1891 to C. Ledyard Blair was witnessed by 1,500 guests and the reception was held at her parents' home. She lived with her husband between 2 East 70th Street in Manhattan; Blairsden in New Jersey's Somerset Hills; Blair Eyrie, her husband's family's summer home at Bar Harbor, Maine; and, Deepdene, Smith's Parish, Bermuda. They were the parents of four daughters: (1) Marjory, Mrs William Clark; (2) Florence, Mrs Herbert Rivington Pyne; (3) Edith, Mrs Richard Augustine Van Nest Gambrill, and (4) Marise, Mrs Pierpont Morgan Hamilton (grandson of J.P. Morgan), then Mrs Bogardus, then Mrs Campbell.
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 15/04/2020 and last updated on 12/10/2021.