Blount Family Bible (1841-1877)
of Isle of Wight and Dinwiddie Counties, Virginia
[3 leaves; Accession No: 30295, Library of Virginia]
Rev. Wm. Conner Blount & Sarah Frances Chamberlain were married Sept.
Jennett Jocliff [Joeliff?], daughter of Wm. C. & Sarah F. Blount was
born dead 1842.
Timothy Waler, son of Wm. C. & Sarah F. Blount was born Sept. 1844.
Rev. Wm. Conner Blount & Julia Ann Morrison were married Sept. 30th 1852.
Sarah F. daughter of Wm. C. & Julia Ann Blount was born dead on the 20th
Wm. Capers son of Wm. C. & Julia Ann Blount was born July 3d 1855.
Mary Stella daughter of Wm. C. & Julia Ann Blount was born Nov. 6th 1857.
Thomas Coke Son of Wm. C. & Julia A. blount was born may 9th 1860 in
John Morrison Son of Wm. C. & Julia A. B. was born June 30th 1861 in
Sallie Lee, daughter of Wm. C. & Julia A. Blount was born in the County
of Prince Edward Va. Augt. 6th 1864. Born in a brick house at the eastern
end of High Bridge near Petersburg, Va.
When Petersburg was evacuated during the Civil War the family moved to the
High Bridge in Prince Edward Co. (when Petersburg was being shelled).
Timothy Waler son of Wm. C. & Sarah F. Blount died Sept. 1848.
Sarah Frances wife of Wm. Conner Blount died January 1852 in perfect peace
& hope of a glorious immortality.
Thomas Coke, Son of Wm. C. & Julia A. Blount, died May 12th 1860 at
Mary Stella, daughter of Wm. C. & Julia A. Blount died Decr. 2nd 1862
Aged 5 years at Farmville Va.
Wm. Capers Son of Wm. C. & Julia A. Blount, died Decr. 8th 1862. Aged
7 years & 5 months at Farmville Va.
John Morrison, Son of Wm. C. & Julia A. Blount died June 14th 1863 Aged
1 year 11 1/2 months at Farmville Va.
Rev. Wm. Conner Blount departed this life in full hope of Heaven Jany 17th
1866 in the City of Portsmouth Va Aged 46 years & 4 months.
Rev. Wm. Conner Blount was a lawyer before he became a minister.
Julia Ann Blount wife of Rev. Wm Conner Blount died in Richmond, Va. July,
"William Conner Blount was a methodist preacher and belonged to the Virginia
Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. He was also a
chaplain in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. William Conner Blount
was a descendent of Sir Edward ? Blount of England whose three sons come
to America; one son settled in Virginia and two sons settled in the Carolina.
(There should be a Blount coat-of-arms). Sallie Lee Blount's ancestors had
Wilson coat-of-arms implazoned with three ___ boars heads. (for the
records of the marriage of Sallie Lee Blount and the births of her children
and grandchildren see the back pages of this book.)"
Photostats of pages in the William Conner Blount Bible Now in the possession
of Alexander Blount Mahood.