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William Berry Blackstock Jr. (abt. 1750 - abt. 1841)

William Berry [uncertain] Blackstock Jr.
Born about in Pasquotank County, North Carolinamap [uncertain]
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married about 1785 [location unknown]
Husband of — married about 1790 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died about in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United Statesmap [uncertain]
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1776 Project
William Blackstock Jr. served with Roebuck's Regiment, South Carolina Militia during the American Revolution.
Daughters of the American Revolution
William Blackstock Jr. is a DAR Patriot Ancestor, A010772.


William Blackstock was born about 1750 to William Blackstock and Mary Irwin.[1]

He married Mary Yarborough[1] and the couple had the following known children:

  1. Polly Blackstock[1]
  2. Jane Blackstock[1]
  3. Mary Blackstock[1]

A quote from William Blackstock, Jr.'s will: "and that all my property both real and personal of what nature or quantity soever it may be, to be immediately after my death equally divided between my two daughters Mary Pool and Jane Foster to them and their heirs forever". Berry Pool and Jane Foster appointed as the executors.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Austin, Jeannette Holland. The Georgians Genealogies of Pioneer Settlers. Genealogical Publishing Company Inc., Baltimore, Maryland. 1984. p29-30.
  • Karl, Roy C. The Families and Descendants of Thomas N. Blackstock. Karl, Roy C. Closson Press, Apollo, PA 15613. 1988. p76-133.
  • Notes of Corinne F. Howe, Canoga Park, CA, 1987.
  • Will of William B Blackstock Jr, dated 17 Feb 1841 Spartanburg County, SC
  • DAR #A010772- Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, ( : accessed Date), "Record of William Blackstock", Ancestor # A010772.
Wiliam Blackstock Jr.
Service: SC
Rank: Soldier
Birth: 1750, SC
Death: May 1841, Spartanburg Dist, SC
Service Description: In Roebuck's Regt Militia
Residence: District 96
State: SC

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Did William, Jr. marry Mary Yarbrough first and Mary "Polly" Bobo second or visa versa?
posted by Debby (Barton) Black