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Stephen William Blount was born in Georgia on February 13, 1808 and moved to San Augustine, Texas in 1835. He was elected in 1836 to represent San Augustine Municipality at the Constitutional Convention, and was a signer of the Texas declaration of Independence. Blount was the first county clerk of San Augustine County and postmaster from 1846 to 1849. He served as a Confederate fiscal agent during the Civil War and a member of the Redland Masonic Lodge #3. Stephen Blount married Mary M. Landon Lacy on February 4, 1839 and they had six children: Thomas William, Elizabeth Jane (m. 1st Webb, 2nd Holmes), James Jones, Mary Landon (m. Thomas), Eliza Frances, Edward Augustus, Emma Eugenie (m. Shindler) and Stephen William, Jr. S. W. Blount died February 7, 1890.
(Smith, Marc B., Jr. "Ingraham, George Francis Judge." Nacogdoches County Families. Dallas: Curtis Media Corporation, 1985. pp.371-372; by Committee. "Blount Family" Nacogdoches County Families . Dallas: Curtis Media Corporation, 1985. pp. 170-171).
- Guide to the Ingraham-Blount-Gough Papers