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Bartow Moyer Blount
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Birth: Sep. 19, 1859
Talbotton
Talbot County
Georgia, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 1942
East Point
Fulton County
Georgia, USA

This memorial is managed by the East Point Historical Society Inc.


Mr. Blount (pronounced "Blunt") was the first Mayor of East Point, Ga. and a founder of the Capital City club in Atlanta. He was a member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church, the Capital City Club, the Piedmont Driving Club and the Druid Hills Golf Club.

He was born in Talbotton Georgia to John Thomas and Louise Kilpatrick Blount. His father was an intimate childhood friend of Confederate General Benning.

At the age of 16, he became a traveling salesman for a plow blade manufacturer and three years later in 1878, he went to Atlanta and formed a partnership with D.P. Ferguson to manufacture plow blades and stocks.

Eventually the Blount-Furguson combine was dissolved and A.W. Hill entered the business. It then operated as "Blount & Hill" in the manufacture of Farm Wagons and Carriages. in 1884 the firm was moved to East Point and after several years was taken over entirely by Mr. Blount, who changed it's name to the "White Hickory Wagon Company."

Later he manufactured carriages and buggies under the firm name of "Blount Carriage and Buggy Company." 
 
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 Parents:
  John T Blount (1810 - 1872)
  Louisa M. Blount (1818 - 1899)
 
 Children:
  Antoinette Rose Blount Duncan (1885 - 1944)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Gray Blount (1837 - 1875)*
  John T. Blount (1839 - 1923)*
  Bartow Moyer Blount (1859 - 1942)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: East Point Historical So...
Record added: Apr 13, 2010
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Bartow Moyer Blount
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Bartow Moyer Blount
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Bartow Moyer Blount
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 Added: May. 23, 2011
Gone but not forgotten
- Rest in God
 Added: May. 13, 2010

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