J.P. Blount

James P. Blount

Full Name: James P. Blount
Date of birth: March 11, 1849
Date of death: October 9, 1928

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 26 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Canton / Van Zandt   Van Zandt

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Relatives: John Gallatin Kearby was Dr. J.P. Blount's brother-in-law. Biographical sketch of John Gallatin Kearby, pp. 476-477. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • Relatives: John Gallatin Kearby (Texas Senate, 22nd-23rd Legislatures) was Dr. James P. Blount's brother-in-law. Obituary index, early deaths before 1909, Dr. James P. Blount's wife Mrs. Jessamine Kearby Blount (sister of Hon. J.G. Kearby of Wills Point, Van Zandt County, Dallas Morning News, 6/29/1900). Denton Public Library.
  • Funeral notice 10/10/1928. Interment in I.O.O.F. cemetery, Denton, TX. Denton Record-Chronicle.
  • Funeral notice, 10/11/1928. Denton Record-Chronicle.
  • Obituary index, early deaths before 1909, includes obituaries for daughter Mollie, and father Judge J.M. Blount. Denton Record-Chronicle.
  • Obituary, "Dr. Blount, Pioneer of Denton County Dies in Missouri," 10/9/1928. Denton Record-Chronicle.
  • Census of 1870 - John P. Blount, Canton, Van Zandt County, age 22, born circa 1848 in Mississippi, M.D. (doctor), living in household with Jassamine Blount, age 20.
    Census of 1880 - James K. Blount, Van Zandt County, age 31, born circa 1849 in Mississippi, physician, wife Jessie. FamilySearch. 1870 1880
  • OWSLEY, ALVIN MANSFIELD (1888-1967). Relatives: Alvin Mansfield Owsley - son; Alvin Clark Owsley - father. Relatives: James P. Blount - uncle; Alvin Mansfield Owsley - nephew. Handbook of Texas Online.


  • Photograph. J.P. Blount, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

19th R.S. - 1885
Constitutional Amendments  
Public Health, Vital Statistics and History of Texas  
State Asylums  

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