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Henry County, Indiana
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a small part of the INGENWEB and USGENWEB

Stoney Creek Township


Blountsville
 Stony Creek Township
 Henry County Indiana

 
Blountsville is located in Stony Creek Township in
the northeast corner of Henry County Indiana.
It's geographic location is, Town 19 N., Range 11 E,
Sections: 25 through 29
and
Sections: 32 through 36.
It is named for it's founder and the first
to purchase land in Stony Creek Township,
Andrew Blount.

 
 The Blount Family
Andrew Blount was 29, when he ventured
 from his home in Wayne County Indiana to newly
formed Henry County and entered the first land
 purchase of 80 acres, in Section 35 of
Stony Creek Township, founding the
town of Blountsville.
 The date was 11 Nov. 1822.
Many other hearty settlers were soon to
follow his lead and before long, Blountsville
began to grow and flourish.

 
 Andrew Blount was a veteran of
the War of 1812. He is listed in the rolls of
Capt. William Holeman's Co., of Indiana Militia, in
Wayne County Indiana..
Enlisted, 28 Nov. 1812.
Discharged, 28 Feb. 1813.
Before coming to Henry County, Andrew married
Sarah (Sally) Warren, on March 7, 1816 in
Wayne Co. Indiana.

He, along with some of his descendants, are buried
in the Blountsville Cemetery, located within
the town of Blountsville. It is one of the oldest
cemeteries in Henry County which is still in use.
More Blount Family History

 
Rogersville
Stony Creek Township
Henry County Indiana

The villiage of Rogersville has all but vanished now
except for a few houses and it's cemetery
located on Section 5, on Messick Rd. at the
Northwest edge of town.
The town itself, is located only a few miles
from Blountsville. It is Town 18N, Range 11E,
Sections: 1 through 5
and
Sections 8 through 12

It was founded in 1837 by James O. Rogers
and John R. Colburn and named after Mr. Rogers.
Luellen farm when , in August of 1836, the first
burial, that of, Rebecca J. Luellen took place.
Rebecca was the daughter of David and Abigail
(Jones) Luellen.

Three of the town's residents, Jonathan Macy,
his son-in-law, Jabish Luellen and
Dr. William M. Kerr, were all conductors
on the "Underground Railroad".
To share more information about
this town or it's families,
 
Stony Creek Township
Original
Land Purchasers

Includes the towns of Bloutsville
and
Rogersville

Below, you will find the surnames of the original
purchasers of land in Stony Creek Township.
A
Adamson
B
Baltimore
Bechitesheimer
Beckelhymer
Bedwell
Benbow
Blount (Blunt)
Blythe
Brewer
Brunson
Burket
C
Carr
Colburn
Cook
Cory
Cox
Crull
 Current
D
Davis
Dilling
Duke
E
Eller
Evans
F
Farrington
Fees
G
Galyean (Gaylean,Galean and other variations)
Good
Grabill
Gwin
H
Harvey
Hiatt
Hodgson
Houser
Howard
Howell
J
Jackson
Johnson
Jones
Jordan
Judd
K
Kessler
Koons
L
Lake
Lamb
Lennington
Lindley
Lindsey
Lisk
Locke
M
Marshall
Moore
Murray
O
O'Conner
 P
Pavey
 Pierson
 R
Ralston
Ratcliff
 Ratliff
Rhodes
Rhoton
Roe
Rogers
Ross
Roszell
S
Schafer
Schoonover
Scofield
Smith
Spencer
Stanford
Stanley
Street
T
Thomson
Tinkel
U
Ulrich (Ulrick)
W
Warren
Weaver
Wilhoit
Wolf
Wood
Wrightman

 
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