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John Joseph Blount

J.J. Blount
Full Name: John Joseph Blount
Birth date: January 30, 1850
Death date: September 29, 1914

Terms of Service

  • House, 29th Legislature
    1/10/1905 - 1/8/1907

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • John J. Blount/Blunt, marriage to Bahaba Brown 4/17/1873 in Meriwether County, Georgia. Georgia, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1851-1900; Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978. Ancestry.com .
  • Census of 1900 - John J. Blount, Anderson County, age 50, birth date January 1850 in Georgia, farmer, wife Bishaby, son Ulias.
    Census of 1910 - John J. Blount, Anderson County, age 60, born in Georgia, wife Bashaba; followed by household of Ulias S. Blount. FamilySearch . 1910 1900
  • John Joseph Blount and Bershaba Brown, parents of Ludie Blount Callaway. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Death notices, death date 9/29/1914 in Palestine. "Hon. J.J. Blount Dead," Palestine Daily Herald, 9/30/1914, p. 1, crediting Palestine Public Library. Death date 9/29/1914.
    "J.J. Blount of Palestine Dies," San Antonio Express, 10/1/1914, p. 2, crediting the Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) . October 1, 1914 September 30, 1914
  • Obituary, "In Memory of J.J. Blount," by his eldest grandchild, Mrs. Jim R. Bridges, Elkhart, Texas, Palestine Daily Herald, 10/7/1914, p. 2, crediting Palestine Public Library. "The subject, J.J. Blount, was born in Meriwether County, Georgia, Jan. 30, 1850, and departed this life Sept. 29, 1914. He was married to Bershaba Brown on April 17, 1873 . . . he was elected representative of Anderson county in 1904 and served two terms." Survivors include children U.S. Blount and Mrs. O.C. Callaway. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 29th Legislature (1905) - J.J. Blount, postoffice Palestine, birthplace Georgia, age 54 (born circa 1851), farmer and ginner, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .

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