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Willie BLOUNT, Governor of Tennessee
Lucinda BAKER
Mary __?__
Husband:  Willie / Wilie / Wiley BLOUNT
Birth:  18 Apr 1768
Death:  10 Sep 1835
Education:  Princeton, Columbia
Occupation:  lawyer, judge, politician
Office:  1794, 1795, Representative of Montgomery Co., TN, to Provincial Assembly
Office:  1807, elected to the Tennessee Legislature
Office:  1809-1815, Governor of Tennessee
Residence:  Bakerdon, Montgomery Co., TN
Politics:  Democrat 
Father:  Capt. Jacob BLOUNT
Mother:  Hannah (SALTER) BAKER

Said to have died in Montgomery Co., TN, but he is not found in the 1830 census of Tennessee.

Wife-1:  Lucinda BAKER
Father:  Maj. John BAKER
Mother:  Ann NORFLEET
Marriage:  19 Feb 1812
Wife-2:  Mary __?__
Birth:  1775-94
Other Spouse:  m1. Hugh Lawson WHITE of Iredell Co., NC
Children with Lucinda BAKER:
1.  Eliza Ann BLOUNT
2.  Lucinda BLOUNT
Children with Mary:
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, North Carolina, Tennessee


1.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  KY, NC, TN, VA, WV Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-229):  not found.

2a.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1790 (Broderbund CD-311):
1790 Blount, Wiley NC Beaufort Co. p. 7

2b.  1790 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found in index, and I checked every page of Beaufort Co., NC, and there is no Wiley BLOUNT.  There is a Frederick BLOUNT and a Joshua BLOUNT, but no Wiley and no page 7, nor is he the only one indexed on page 7 who is not there.

3.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1800 (Broderbund CD-312):  not found, but no TN schedules exist.

4.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1810 (Broderbund CD-313):  not found, but the TN census was destroyed, except for Rutherford Co. 

5a.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1820 (Broderbund CD-314):  not found.  Please see my WARNING regarding use of this database (surnames A-H are missing from the index). 

5b.  1820 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #8 of 32; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1820 TN Montgomery Co. p.  Wilie Blount 000001-00010-0-600-3250-6131
These data indicate:
No., Race, Gender  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 white male 45 or over in or bef. 1775 = Willie (b. 1768)
1 white female 26-44 1775-1794 = Mary
6 people in agriculture
3 male slaves 13 and under 1806-1820 = ? ? ?
2 male slaves 14-25 1794-1806 = ? ?
5 male slaves 26-44 1775-1794 = ? ? ? ? ?
6 female slaves 13 and under 1806-1820 = ? ? ? ? ? ?
1 female slave 14-25 1794-1806 = ?
3 female slaves 26-44 1775-1794 = ? ? ?
1 female slave 45 or over in or bef. 1775 = ?

6.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1830 (Broderbund CD-315):
1830 Blount, Willis NC Beaufort Co. Chocowmitz p. 48
1830 Blount, Wylie FL Jackson Co.   p. 90
1830 Blount, Richard B. TN Montgomery Co.   p.  7
1832 Blount, Richard B. TN Montgomery Co.    
Could either of the above be our subject?  The only BLOUNT in Montgomery Co., TN, was Richard Blackledge BLOUNT, our subject's nephew. 

7.  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.] 

8.  Stanley J. Folmsbee.  1979.  "Blount, Willie..."  Page 184 in William S. Powell, ed.  Dictionary of North Carolina Biography.  Vol. 1.  University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, NC.  Folmsbee cites the following sources:

9.  Allen Johnson, et al.  1929  Dictionary of American Biography. Vol. 2.  C. Scribner, New York, NY.

10.  Elizabeth H. Peeler.  1942.  "The Policies of Willie Blount as Governor of Tennessee."  Tennessee Historical Quarterly, v. 1.

11.  Emails from Kyle VanLandingham.

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