Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Oscar Blount

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Blount, Mrs. Oscar (See England) Eulabah Sophronia, daughter of John Wesley and Ida Josephine (Jenkins) Harris was born near Vinita, Sept. 5, 1890, educated at Female Seminary and Willie Halsell College.

Married at Vinita, Nov. 6, 1909 Oscar, son of Web­ster W. and Anise Blount, born April 7, 1884 in Carroll County, Missouri.

They are the parents of Beulah Ethel, born November 2, 1910; Flora Cornelia, born March 4, 1921 and Oscar Harris Blount, born December 15, 1913.

Mr. Blount is a farmer near Vinita.

Ida Josephine, daughter of Elias H. and Arminda (England) Jenkins married John Wesley Harris and they are the parents of Mrs. Eulah Suphronia Blount who was nam­ed for her parental aunt Mrs. Eulalah May Lukenbill, who died in 1889.

The Blounts are of ancient Norman blood, the first Blount in England accompanied William the Conqueror, in October 1066. The ‘head of the family was created Lord Blount by the King on December 3, 1326. A branch of the family came to America, settled in Tennessee where members be­came Governors and United States Senators. Blount County in that state is named for them.

MLA Source Citation:

Starr, Emmett. History of the Cherokee Indians and Their Legends and Folk Lore. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: The Warden Company. 1921 Web. 27 January 2015. - Last updated on Nov 28th, 2012

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