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Benjamin Harrison Blount
Born Dec 12, 1804 Nash Co. NC
Died Feb 13, 1876 WIlson NC

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Father
Mother
Emigrant
SPOUSE CHILDREN
Sarah Anne Wood

m. Dec 23, 1834
Franklin Co. NC
b. Jun 18, 1815
VA
d. Apr 22, 1888
George Washington
Lafayette

b. Oct 7, 1837
near Nashville NC
d. Nov 28, 1895
Wilson NC
Benjamin James

b. Feb 4, 1840

d. Dec 20, 1863
Angelina

b. Aug 12, 1841

d. Nov 20, 1841
William Henry

b. Aug 4, 1843


Mary Jane

b. May 25, 1845


Thomas Spencer

b. Nov 25, 1847

d. Aug 29, 1848
John Wood

b. Nov 6, 1849


Sarah Caroline

b. Oct 16, 1851


Virginia

b. Nov 22, 1853


Joseph Roane

b. Nov 25, 1855

Benjamin was Clerk and Master of Equity, then later, Commissioner of Wilson County, NC.
Son William Henry Blount was editor and columnist for the Wilson Advance and the Wilson Mirror.
1872 Map of Wilson shows the location of Ben Blount's property on Barnes Street between Spring and Goldsboro streets.
Benjamin and his wife are both buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson, NC.
Sources:
BB&T, Our Account; A History of BB&T, 12 ed., 2012, pp. 25-29.
Eaton, L. Claud, Jr., Our Tree, Alston... Blount...Davis...Pitchford...& related families, publ., by author, Vallejo, CA, 199?, p. 177.
William S. Wood, comp., Descendants of the Brothers Jeremiah & John Wood, Press of Charles Hamilton, Worcester, Mass., 1885; pp.191-193.
Tombstone, Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson NC.