John Thomas Mount

15 January 1802–23 February 1840 (Age 38)
Shelbyville, Shelby, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John Thomas

When John Thomas Mount was born on 15 January 1802, in Shelbyville, Shelby, Kentucky, United States, his father, Matthias Mount, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth Stephenson, was 25. He married Nancy Applegate on 13 March 1822, in Scott, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Washington, Arkansas, United States in 1822. He died on 23 February 1840, in Scott, Indiana, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Scott, Indiana, United States.

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John Thomas Mount
Nancy Applegate
Marriage: 13 March 1822
Thomas Jefferson Mount
Benjamin Franklin Mount
Hezekiah H Mount
Sarah Missouri Mount
Nathaniel Applegate Mount
James T Mount
Susanna E. Mount
Mathias Maston Mount

Spouse and Children


    Nancy Applegate


13 March 1822
Scott, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 1

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.

Age 14

Indiana is the 19th state.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived on or near a hill, Middle English mount (from Old English munt, reinforced by Old French mont).2 Scottish: probably a habitational name from places so called in Peeblesshire, Fife, and Lanarkshire.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • John Mount, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • John Mount, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • John T. Mount, "Find A Grave Index"

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