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William Henry Black
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Birth: Aug. 22, 1808
County Sligo, Ireland
Death: Nov. 16, 1922
Owen Center
Winnebago County
Illinois, USA

Beloit Daily News, Friday 17 November 1922
William Henry Black, 74, a farmer in Owen township for more than 55 years, died yesterday afternoon at his home south of Rockton after an illness of a year with bronchial trouble. He was born in Ireland, Aug 22, 1808, and came to New York state with his parents in 1852. The family came to Winnebago county in 1867, settling on the farm which has been the home of Mr. Black ever since. He was married to Miss Amelia Gebhard, Feb. 15, 1864. She died Nov. 4, 1892. Later he was married to Miss Anna Nelson, Feb. 17, 1908. His second wife survives him, also seven children, Mrs. Ida Griswold, Calmar, S.D.; William W. Black, near Rockford, Mrs. Mabel Wright, Milbank, S.D., Mrs. Kate Maxwell and Mrs. Louisa Collins, Alta, Canada, Mrs. Ella Brown, San Francisco, and Philip Black, Roscoe, Ill. He is also survived by three sisters and three brothers, Mrs. Eliza Campbell, Owen township, Miss Charlotte Black and Mrs. Louisa Poole of Guilford township, George of Rockford and James and Samuel of the state of Kansas. He was a member of the Modern Woodman of America, and was well known in Winnebago county. Funeral services have not been arranged. 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Black (1821 - 1901)
  Elizabeth Hall Armstrong Black (1824 - 1892)
 
 Spouse:
  Amelia Gebhard Black (1852 - 1892)*
 
 Children:
  William Wallace Black (1873 - 1954)*
  Philip Gebhardt Black (1892 - 1923)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Henry Black (1808 - 1922)
  John Black (1846 - 1911)*
  Lorenzo Dow Black (1860 - 1892)*
  Charlotte Black (1864 - 1931)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Rockford
Winnebago County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Dean McMakin
Record added: Jul 22, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15010065
William Henry Black
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William Henry Black
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