Soldier Walter Blount

Sol. Walter Blount
Walter Blount was born May 21, 1764, in Norwich, Connecticut, and died September 15, 1832, at the age of 68 in Troy, Michigan. He married Deborah Herrick of Preston, Connecticut, on September 1, 1785. Herrick died after 1820. Walter Blount served with Captain Campbell’s Regiment during the American Revolutionary War. The Ezra Parker Chapter, NSDAR, marked his gravesite at Union Corners Cemetery with the DAR marker in 1951.

Walter Blount was the second great-grandfather of late member Hilda Walton Mester, third great-grandfather of late member Dorothy Blount Frohberg, and fourth great-grandfather of two chapter associate members.

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