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John BLOUNT
Elizabeth DAVIS
Husband:  John BLOUNT
Birth:  1671
Death:  1726
Disposition:  buried Mulberry Hill, Edenton, Chowan Co., NC 
Father:  Capt. James BLOUNT
Mother:  Ms. __?__
Marriage:
Wife:  Elizabeth DAVIS
Death:  Feb/Mar 1732/3, Chowan Co., NC
Will signed:  8 Feb 1732/3, Chowan Co., NC
Will proved:  12 Mar 1732/3, Chowan Co., NC
Disposition:  buried Mulberry Hill, Edenton, Chowan Co., NC
Father:  John DAVIS of Henrico Co., VA
Mother:  Mary BURTON of Henrico Co., VA
Children:
  1.  John BLOUNT
  2.  Thomas BLOUNT
  3.  James BLOUNT 
  4.  Joseph BLOUNT
  5.  Mary BLOUNT
  6.  Elizabeth BLOUNT
  7.  Martha BLOUNT
  8.  Charles Worth BLOUNT
  9.  Sarah BLOUNT
10.  Hester BLOUNT
11.  Anna / Anne BLOUNT
12.  Rachel BLOUNT
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Sources: 

1.  Helen M. Blount Prescott.  1902.  Blount and Blunt.  Press of W.F. Roberts, Washington, DC.  [This is not a book, but a one-page pedigree chart.] 

2.  John B. Flowers III & Jaquelin Drane Nash.  1979.  "Blount, John..." Page 179 in William S. Powell, ed.  Dictionary of North Carolina Biography.  Vol. 1.  University of South Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, SC.  Flowers and Nash cite the following sources:

  • Stuart Hall Hill Papers, Vol. 2, Sec. 1, North Carolina State Library, Raleigh, NC.
  • George Holmes.  1964.  History of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Edenton.
  • North Carolina Historical and Genealogical Register, "scattered issues."
  • William L. Saunders & Walter Clark, eds.  1886/1888/1905. Colonial and State Records of North Carolina.  Vols. 1-4, 6, 24.
3.  J. Bryan Grimes.  1910.  North Carolina Abstract of Wills, 1690-1760.  E.M. Uzzell Publ., Raleigh, NC.  On pp. 34-35:
BLOUNT, ________.  County not given.
Dates missing.
Wife: ELIZABETH.
Sons: JOHN and THOMAS ("Beech Island land and land on Welches' Creek up Moratock"); JOSEPH (land at Matchapungo known by name of "Goshan"); JAMES (land at Bear Swamp).
Daughters: MARY JACOCS, ELIZABETH PAGET and MARTHA WEST.
Remainder of will missing.
BLOUNT, JOHN.  Chowan County.
January 27, 1725-1726.  May 18, 1726.
Sons: JOHN, THOMAS (manor, fronting on Albemarle Sound, John to have eastern and Thomas western portion), JAMES and CHARLES (land on Welches Creek), JOSEPH (land at Mattehapungo, known by the name of Goshen).
Wife: ELIZABETH (land at Bear Swamp and at Barrow Hole).
Daughters: MARY JACOCKS, ELIZA PAGET, SARAH LOVICK, MARTHA WARSLEY and HESTER WORLEY.
Executrix: ELIZABETH BLOUNT (wife), to be assisted by friends JOHN LOVICK and THOS. POLLOCK.
Witnesses: SAMLL. WARNER, WM. BENBURY, MAGNES PLOWMAN.
Will proven before RICHARD EVERHARD, Governor, etc.

Codicil to will of JOHN BLOUNT.  Dated January 27, 1725-1726.
Daughters: ANNA and RACHEL (a gold ring each).  CHRISOPHER GALE appointed assistant together with JNO. LOVICK and THOS POLLOCK.

Coat of arms on seal of both will and codicil.  The testator mentions in the will having broken the entail.

BLOUNT, ELIZABETH.  Chowan County.
February 8, 1732.  March 12, 1732.
Sons: JOHN, THOMAS, JAMES, JOSEPH, CHARLES (to the two latter is bequeathed land at Bare Swamp and Haughton land).
Daughters: ANNE WARLEY, RACHELE.
Executors: JOHN LOVICK, SAMLL. PAGETT and JONATHAN JACOCKS.
Witnesses: R. HICKS and MARY COLESON.
Will proven before GEORGE BURRINGTON, at Edenton.  A tract of land at Barrow's Hole is ordered sold and proceeds applied to payment of doctor.
The incomplete will appears to be an earlier will of our subject, John BLOUNT, one that appears to indicate that Charles is the youngest son, that Mary, Eliza, and Martha are the eldest daughters, and that Martha married first a Mr. WEST and second a Mr. WARSLEY.

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