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Gen. John Gray BLOUNT
Mary HARVEY
Husband:  John Gray BLOUNT
Birth:  21 Sep 1752, Bertie Co., NC
Death:  4 Jan 1833, Washington, Beaufort Co., NC
Migration:  moved to the Forks of the Tar River
Residence:  helped establish the town of Washington
Occupation:  owned gristmills, sawmills, tanneries, cotton gins, shipping; was a merchant, farmer, slave trader
Occupation:  1791-1815, Postmaster at Washington, Beaufort Co., NC
Office:  1782-1793, Representative to House of Commons from Beaufort Co., NC
Office:  1791, 1793, 1795, served in the senate
Office:  Justice of the Peace, Beaufort Co., NC
Office:  Trustee of the Univeristy of North Carolina
Office:  Commissioner of the Port of Bath
Historical Event:  1789, played a role in the ratification of the U.S. Constitution
Politics:  Federalist
Religion:  Episcopalian
Note:  one of the largest landowners in the history of the United States 
Father:  Capt. Jacob BLOUNT
Mother:  Barbara GRAY
Marriage:  17 Sep 1778, Perquimans Co., NC
Wife:  Mary HARVEY 
Birth:  definitely 1755-65, probably 1756-59
Death:  1810-20, presumably in Washington, Beaufort Co., NC
Father:  Col. Miles HARVEY
Children born in Beaufort Co., NC:
  1.  (Son A) BLOUNT, b. 1774-90
  2.  (Son B) BLOUNT, b. 1774-90
  3.  (Daughter A) BLOUNT, b. bef. 1790
  4.  (Daughter B) BLOUNT, b. bef. 1790
  5.  (Daughter C) BLOUNT, b. bef. 1790
  6.  (Daughter D) BLOUNT, b. bef. 1790
  7.  Thomas Harvey BLOUNT, b. 12 Oct 1781 
  8.  Elizabeth "Betsy" BLOUNT, b. 1784-90
  9.  John Gray BLOUNT, b. 1785; m. Sarah "Sally" HAYWOOD
10.  Mary Ann "Polly" BLOUNT, b. 1787; m. William W. RODMAN
11.  William Augustus BLOUNT, b. 26 Oct 1792 
12.  Harriet Eliza BLOUNT, b. 1795
13.  Lucy Olivia BLOUNT, b. 8 Apr 1799; m. 16 Jun 1831, Beaufort Co., NC, Bryan GRIMES
14.  Martha Baker "Patsy" BLOUNT, b. 3 Jan 1802
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, North Carolina

Sources:

1a.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  North Carolina Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-229):
Blount, John G. Harvey, Mary 17 Sep 1778 Perquimans Co.

1b.  D.L. Murray & N.R. Murray, compilers.  1995. Marriage Index: MD, NC, VA, 1624-1915 (Broderbund CD-4):
Blount, John Gray Harvey, Mary 17 Sep 1778 Perquimans Co., NC

2.  1790 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #3 of 4; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1790 NC Beaufort Co. p. 26/449 Ln. 78 John G Blount 6-4-7-0-74
These data indicate:
Gender and Type Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
6 free white males 16 or over in or bef. 1774 = John Gray Sr. (b. 1752)
4 free white males 15 or under 1774-1790 = Son A
= Son B
= Thomas (b. 1781)
= John Gray Jr. (b. 1785)
7 free white females all ages in or bef. 1790 = Mary
= Daughter A
= Daughter B
= Daughter C
= Daughter D
= Elizabeth
= Mary Ann (b. 1787)
74 slaves all ages in or bef. 1790 = names unknown
I'm assuming everyone other than John & Mary is their child, which may not be the case.

3.  1800 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #19 of 20 list was roughly alphabetized; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1800 NC Beaufort Co. Town of Washington p. 22 Ln. 7 Blount Gray John 11501-22010-0/45/
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 9 or under 1790-1800 = William Augustus (b. 1792)
1 male 10-15 1784-1790 = John Gray Jr. (b. 1785)
5 males 16-25 1774-1784 = Thomas Harvey (b. 1781)
= Son B
= Son A
= ?
= ?
1 male 45 or over in or bef. 1755 = John Gray Sr. (b. 1752)
2 females 9 or under 1790-1800 = Lucy Olivia (b. 1799)
= Harriet Eliza (b. 1795)
2 females 10-15 1784-1790 = Mary Ann (b. 1787)
= Elizabeth
1 female 26-44 1755-1774 = Mary 
45 slaves all ages in or bef. 1800 = names unknown
Listed five lines below Widow Elizabeth BLOUNT and three lines above Benjamin BLOUNT, head of a household of 15 African-Americans tallied as slaves, not free colored.

4.  1810 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #2 of 8; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1810 NC Beaufort Co. Washington p. 36A/125 Ln. 12 J. G. Blount 00222-11101-0/28/
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
2 males 16-25 1784-1794 = William (b. 1792)
= John Gray Jr. (1785)
2 males 26-44 1765-1784 = Thomas Harvey (b. 1781)
= Son A or B
2 males 45 or over in or bef. 1765 = John Gray Sr. (b. 1752)
= ?
1 female 9 or under 1800-1810 = Martha (b. 1802)
1 female 10-15 1794-1800 = Lucy Olivia (b. 1799)
1 female 16-25 1784-1794 = Harriet Eliza (b. 1795)
1 female 45 or over in or bef. 1765 = Mary
28 slaves all ages in or bef. 1810 = names unknown
Listed next to son, William BLOUNT.

5.  1820 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #3 of 23 list was roughly alphabetized; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1820 NC Beaufort Co. p. 7 Ln. 4 Blount John G 000102-00200-0-/40/02 13 5 14 4 - 16 4 9 6
These data indicate:ves
No., Race, Gender  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 white male 19-25* 1794-1801 = ?
2 white males 45 or over in or bef. 1775 = John Gray Sr. (b. 1752)
= ?
2 white females 16-25 1794-1804 = Martha (b. 1802)
= Lucy Olivia (b. 1799)
40 people engaged in agriculture
2 people engaged in manufacture
13 male slaves 13 and under 1806-1820 = ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
5 male slaves 14-25 1794-1806 = ? ? ? ? ?
14 male slaves 26-44 1775-1794 = ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
4 male slaves 45 or over in or bef. 1775 = ? ? ? ?
16 female slaves 13 and under 1806-1820 = ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
4 female slaves 14-25 1794-1806 = ? ? ? ?
9 female slaves 26-44 1775-1794 = ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
6 female slaves 45 or over in or bef. 1775 = ? ? ? ? ? ?
*In the 1820 Census, the third column is age class 16-18 and the fourth column is age class 16-25; therefore, any individual in column three is duplicated in column four.  By subtracting the number in column three from the number in column four, you can create an age class "19-25."

6.  1830 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #1 of 21; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1830 NC Beaufort Co. Washington Roll 119 (Book 1) p. 2A Ln. 1 J G Blount 021 010 000 100 - ?12 020 211030-411040
These data indicate:
No., Race, Gender Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
2 white males 5-9 1820-1825 = ?
= ?
1 white male 10-14 1815-1820 = ?
1 white male 20-29 1800-1810 = ?
1 white male 70-79 1750-1760 =  John Gray Sr. (b. 1752)
? white female 4 or under 1825-1830 = ?
1 white female 5-9 1820-1825 = ?
2 white females 10-14 1815-1820 = ?
= ?
2 white females 20-29 1800-1810 = ?
= Lucy Olivia (b. 1799)
 
2 male slave 9 or under 1820-1830 = ? ?
1 male slave 10-23 1806-1820 = ?
1 male slave 24-35 1794-1806 = ?
3 male slave 55-99 1730-1775 = ? ? ?
4 female slave 9 or under 1820-1830 = ? ? ? ?
1 female slave 10-23 1806-1820 = ?
1 female slave 24-35 1794-1806 = ?
4 female slave 55-99 1730-1775 = ? ? ? ?

7.  Helen M. Blount Prescott.  1902.  Blount and Blunt.  Press of W.F. Roberts, Washington, DC.  [A single-page pedigree chart printed as a "poster."] 

8.  Armistead Jones Maupin.  1979.  "Blount, John Gray..." Page 179 in William S. Powell, ed.  Dictionary of North Carolina Biography.  Vol. 1. University of South Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, SC.  Maupin cites the following sources:

a.  Alice Barnwell Keith & W.H. Masterson, eds.  1952-1965. The John Gray Blount Papers.  Vols. 1-3.  State Dept. of Archives and History, Raleigh, NC.
b.  Sarah McCulloh Lemmon, ed.  1971.  The Pettigrew Papers, Vol. 1, 1885-1818.  State Dept. of Archives and History, Raleigh, NC.
c.  William L. Saunders & Walter Clark, eds.  1866-1914. Colonial and State Records of North Carolina.  30 vols.
9.  Emails from Kyle VanLandingham.

10.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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