Timothy Bloodworth

This information is contributed by Barbara A. Shore

Timothy BLOODWORTH, Jr was a Delegate, a Representative and a Senator from North Carolina; born in New Hanover Co., NC in 1736; educated at his own expense; was a master of many trades, but subsequently became a teacher; in June 1776 he was employed in making muskets and bayonets for the Continental Army. He was a member of the State house of commons in 1778 and 1779; treasurer of Wilmington District in 1781 and 1782; appointed commissioner of confiscated property in 1783; Member of the Continental Congress from 1786 to August 13 1787 when he resigned; served in the State senate from April 6, 1790 to March 3 1791; member of the State house of representatives in 1793 and 1794; elected to the U.S. Senate and served from 4 Mar 1795 to 3 Mar 1801; collector of customs at Wilmington; He died in Wilmington, NC August 24, 1814. Timothy BLOODWORTH, Jr. was the son of Timothy BLOODWORTH, Sr. of VA and NC and wife Margaret EVANS, daughter of David. Timothy was married to Priscilla and had: 1. Frances Gregg BLOODWORTH b. c1761 md. Thomas DeVANE III 2. John BLOODWORTH, b. c1763 md. Ann DeVANE 3. Ann Jane BLOODWORTH, b. 1765, md. Jeremiah HAND, II 4. Margaret BLOODWORTH b. c1767 md. Rev. Robert TATE 5. Mary BLOODWORTH, b. 1769; d. 24 Jun 1845 unmarried 6. Martha BLOODWORTH b. c1771; d. 17 Feb 1847 unmarried 7. Timothy Wake BLOODWORTH b. 5 Apr 1773; d. 23 Jun 1856 md. Ruth BISHOP

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