An American Family History


William Blevins


William Blevins was born about 1742. He was the son of Daniel Blevins. He was called "Devil Will."

He married Mary.

Sarah Blevins (1759),
Daniel Blevins (1760, married Agnes Postlewait),
William Blevins (1762, married Mary Thompson) and
Mary Blevins (1766, married Frederick Bealer).

The family settled on the north side of the Holston river some time between 1770 and 1774.

He witnessed the Watauga Purchase in 1775.





Watauga Pioneer Neighbors



from "Mountain Memories" by Gene A. Morrell

John Blevins (d. 1816) and William Blevins (d. June 7, 1832) were born in Albemarle County, Va., in 1760, and both are buried in Shipley Cemetery near Bluff City, between Morrell Creek and Little River. Both served as privates in Virginia during the Revolutionary War.

John Blevins married Catherine Cox, and William Blevins married Mary Thompson.

Colonial Maryland
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German Lutherans
Watauga Settlement
Pennsylvania Pioneers
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