Oct. 29, 1859 Daingerfield Morris County Texas, USA
May 5, 1941 Las Cruces Doņa Ana County New Mexico, USA
Jacob Melvin Black was the son of Jacob Shannon Black and Mary Millie Wakefield. He married first Sarah Welch in Collinsville, Grayson County Texas. After her death, he married her sister, Mary Jane Welch.