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date: 23 October 2019

Blair, Eliza Violet Gistlocked

(1794–05 July 1877)
  • Olive Hoogenboom

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Blair, Eliza Violet Gist (1794–05 July 1877), newspaperwoman and political hostess, was born in either Virginia or in Bourbon County, Kentucky, the daughter of Nathaniel Gist, an Indian agent and planter, and Judith Cary Bell. Eliza’s father died in 1797, and a decade later her mother married ...

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