William Berry Blackstock, Sr. (1710 - 1798) MP

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Birthplace: Antrim, Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Union, South Carolina, United States
Occupation: Owner of Blackstock Plantaion where a revolutionary war batle-1780
Managed by: Debby Black
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About William Berry Blackstock, Sr.

1751, 1753, and 1763 tax records of Cumberland Co., PA.

The following is from "South Carolina Memorials: Abstracts of Land Titles, vol. 1 1774-1776," by Jesse Hogan Motes, III and Margaret Peckham Motes.

page 89 - WILLIAM BLACKSTOCK, 11 Mar 1774, 150 acres when runout in Mecklenburg County, N. Carolina, on S side of Tyger River. Bounded by Robt. Cowden's line. Originally granted 26 Sept 1766 to John Irvin by Govr. Tryon and by him conveyed to Wm. Blackstock, 8 Aug 1770, but by a late resurvey, now falls in S. Carolina in Craven County, Wm. (B) Blackstock. [Memorial Book 12, page 471, item 2]

On page 2 of Roy Karl's, Thomas N. Blackstock's family book, he mentions; William Berry Blackstock born abt. 1705, Belfast Ireland. This was taken from a book called; "The Georgians - Genealogies of Pioneer Settlers". On page 7 he states William Berry Blackstock and his wife Mary Irwin left Pennsylvania and moved to what is now known as Union Co. SC. He received the Blackstock Plantation about 1765 through two land grants.

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William Blackstock, Sr.'s Timeline

1710
1710
Antrim, Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
1745
1745
Age 35
West Pennsboro, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, USA
1750
January, 1750
Age 40
Somerset, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States
1751
June, 1751
Age 41
Pennsylvania, USA
1753
April, 1753
Age 43
Pennsylvania, USA
1755
July, 1755
Age 45
Pendleton, Anderson, South Carolina, USA
1757
July, 1757
Age 47
Pennsylvania, USA
1759
1759
Age 49
Greenville, South Carolina, United States
1764
1764
Age 54
Cumberland, Pennsylvania, USA
1768
1768
Age 58
Cumberland, Pennsylvania, USA