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Benjamin Blount II
Born 1725? Albemarle NC
Died 1800? Tyrrell Co. NC

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Father
Mother
Emigrant
SPOUSE CHILDREN
Africa Smithwick

m. Apr 4, 1750
Tyrrell Co. NC
b. 1727?
NC
d. 1793
Chloe

b. 1748
Tyrrell Co. NC

Hannah

b. 1749
Tyrrell Co. NC
Benjamin III

b. 1750
Tyrrell Co. NC
d. 1838
Nash Co NC
Africa

b. 1752
Tyrrell Co. NC
Asia

b. 1752
Tyrrell Co. NC
Levi

b. 1753
Tyrrell Co. NC
Edmund

b. 1755
Tyrrell Co. NC
d. 1823
Albemarle County was formed in 1664 but by 1670 part of it had been split into Chowan and Perquimans Precincts. Tyrrell County was formed in 1729 from Chowan, Bertie and other parts of the Albemarle Sound region. See Map of the North Carolina Counties in 1740.
Benjamin Blount, Jr. was a veteran of Colonial wars, and a member of the convention to frame the state constitution.
Son Edmund was in the Revolution.
Sources:
Daughters of American Colonists, Lineage #5504.
Grimes, J. Bryan, Abstract of Wills, NC, Raleigh, 1910.
Prescott, Helen M. Blount, Blount and Blunt, one-page pedigree chart, Press of W.F. Roberts, Washington DC, 1902.
Smallwood, Marilu Burch, Related Royal Families, 1966.
Tyrrell Co., NC, Marriage bonds, NC Archives.
Will of Benjamin Blount Sr., drawn Nov 4, 1786, Tyrrell Co. Will Book 1, (typed copy), NC Archives, p. 158.