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Nathan Pennington Black
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Birth: Sep. 8, 1851, USA
Death: May 30, 1863
McDonough County
Illinois, USA

Inscription on Dual Headstone :
Died May 30, 1863
age 11 years 8 months 22 days

Other children of David B. and Deborah Black that are buried in Gibson Cemetery are : Francis J., John W.L. and Louvenia C. Black.

Nathan Pennington was born as the 2nd of eight children to Deborah ( Pennington ) and David B. Black.

On May 30, 1863, Nathan Pennington passed away from Scarlet Fever, which had already killed 2 of his brothers within a 5 day time frame :

John W. L. Black passed away on May 22, 1863.

Francis Jerome Black passed away on May 27, 1863.

When Nathan passed away on May 30th, 3 sons of Deborah and David B. Black had died within an 8 day time period.

7 months earlier, their sister Louvenia E. Black died at the age of 4 years due to a nose bleed hemorrhage that would not stop and Louvenia bled to death.

All four children are buried in the North Central area of Gibson Cemetery.

1860 US Federal Census
Household Members: Name Age
David Black 37
Deborah Black 31
Ann E Black 11
Nathan Black 9
Frances J Black 7
Mary A Black 4
Thomas E Black 1

Nathan's Father, David B. Black was a son of Elizabeth ( Dick ) and Isaac Black of Adams County, Ohio.

Nathan's Mother, Deborah was a daughter of Elizabeth ( Van Pelt ) and Abraham Pennington of Highland County, Ohio.

Later, David, Deborah and their 4 surviving children ( Ann Eliza, Mary Alice, Thomas E. and William Harris ) moved to San Diego, California and were recorded as living there during the 1870 US Census. They then permanently settled in Mount Tabor, Multnomah, Oregon.

Nathan's Mother, Deborah ( Pennington ) Black # 46438850 and Father, David B. Black # 46438849 are buried in the Multnomah Park Cemetery in Oregon.

Nathan's Paternal Grandmother Elizabeth Black # 98640833 and his Paternal Grandfather Isaac Black # 98640753 are buried in the Unity Cemetery located in Adams County, Ohio.

Family links: 
  David B Black (1823 - 1896)
  Deborah Pennington Black (1827 - 1900)
  Nathan Pennington Black (1851 - 1863)
  Francis Jerome Black (1854 - 1863)*
  Louvenia Elizabeth Black (1858 - 1862)*
  John W.L. Black (1860 - 1863)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: The Weeping Willow Tree with the Young Lamb beneath indicates : Perpetual Mourning ; Grief of the Loss of an Innocent Child.
Gibson Cemetery
McDonough County
Illinois, USA
Plot: North Central
Maintained by: labs2006
Originally Created by: Judith Black-Bland
Record added: Jul 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73704502
Nathan Pennington Black
Added by: Labz2006
Nathan Pennington Black
Added by: Labz2006
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 Added: Aug. 26, 2012

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