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William Augustus and Sarah Turrentine Blount

 
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William Augustus Blount

Biography

William Augustus Blount
NEW FOUND INFORMATION! - Son of Britton Blount and Sarah E. Unknown; grandson of William and Lucy Marshall Blount
Born: ca 1822 in Alabama
Died: 27 October 1879, Red Top, Grimes County, Texas
Married: 7 December 1842 in Muscogee County, GA to Sarah Ann Turrentine
Came to Texas about 1853

Sarah Ann Turrentine
Born: ca 1825 in Jones County, Georgia
Died: 08 Sep 1871 in Red Top, Grimes County, Texas
Daughter of George W. Turrentine and Lucy Ware

Children:
Luther Whitfield, Frances Ann [Fannie], Sarah Lucy, Camilla, Susan Emma, Elizabeth Hall, Andrew Henry, Texanna H., Georgia C., and William P. Blount


Burial Information
William and Sarah are buried at Shiro Red Top Cemetery, Grimes County, Texas, just off State Highway 30
Tombstone of William Augustus and Sarah Turrentine Blount
Inscription says:
They were married in Georgia in 1843,
Later moved to Alabama and about
1852 came to Texas settling in the Red
Top Community where they reared
eleven children: Luther, Fannie, Sarah,
Camilla, Susan, Elizabeth, Andrew,
Texanna, Araminta, Georgia, William


Researchers
Submitted by Eleanor Colson
Alex Blount

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