Thomas Blount

Male10 May 1759–7 February 1812

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Blount was born on 10 May 1759, in Pitt, North Carolina, United States, his father, Jacob Blount, was 32 and his mother, Barbara Gray, was 32. He married Mary Sumner in 1802, in Edgecombe, North Carolina, United States. He died on 7 February 1812, in Edgecombe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Congressional Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, United States.

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Thomas Blount
Mary Sumner
Marriage: 1802

Sources (3)

  • L Thomas Blount Torry in entry for Mary Sumner Blount, "North Carolina, Historical Records Survey, Cemetery Inscription Card Index"
  • Thomas Blount, "Find A Grave Index"
  • "History of Edgecombe County, North Carolina by "Turner, Joseph Kelly and Bridgers, John Luther"

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  • Marriage
    1802Edgecombe, North Carolina, United States
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    World Events (6)


    Age 17

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 17

    North Carolina is the 12th state.

    1788 · The First Presidential Election

    Age 29

    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

    Name Meaning

    English (Midlands): variant of Blunt .

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

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