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J.J. Blount John Joseph Blount
Full Name: John Joseph Blount
Date of birth: January 30, 1850
Date of death: September 29, 1914

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 28 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th   Democrat Palestine / Anderson   Anderson
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 33rd Legislature, 3rd C.S., 10/5/1914, p. 94. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • 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).
  • 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. 1900 1910
  • 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
  • 29th Legislature (1905) - J.J. Blount, postoffice Palestine, birthplace Georgia, age 54 (born circa 1851), farmer and ginner, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.J. Blount, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 29th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    29th R.S. - 1905
    Game and Fisheries  
    Mines and Mining  

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