An American Family History


John R. Blevins


John R. Blevins was born in Virginia about 1760. He was the son of William Blevins.

He was a private in Virginia during the Revolutionary War.

John married Ruth Morrell.

John M. Blevins (1801, married Margaret Holbaugh).

19 Sep 1815
William Blevins to Jonathan Morrel, both of Sullivan Co.
92 acres in Sullivan County on the south side of Holston River.
Begin at the mouth of a branch on the river at William Odels beginning, then S58 E116 poles to a corner of said Odels, N45 E99 poles, N20 W112 poles to the bank of said river, with the meanders of the same to the beginning.
[Sullivan Tennessee Deed Book #7, page 70]

John died in 1816 and was buried in Shipley Cemetery near Bluff City, between Morrell Creek and Little River.




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1803 Sullivan County Tennessee Deed Book 9, p. 169 - John Carter to John Blevins

1805 Sullivan County Tennessee Deed Book 4, p. 664 - William Blevins dec'd...by heirs to John Blevins

1806 - Sullivan County Tennessee Deed Book 9, p.124 - John Blevins granted 500A ....John Carter assignment

1808 - Sullivan County Tennessee Deed Book 4, p. 792 - John Blevins deed grant from William Blevins


from Sullivan County, Tennnesse Deed Book 7

14 Feb 1817
John Blevins and James Blevins, sons of John Blevins,
to Ireson Longacre, for $40,
50 acres, joins the land on which the said Ireson Longacre lives on.
Begin on a corner of said Longacre, with his line S107 poles to the river, up the meanders of the river to a marked white oak on the bluff near a spring in the margin of the river, N6 W72 poles, then to the beginning.

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