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Charles H Black
Birth: Oct. 5, 1850
Hagerstown
Wayne County
Indiana, USA
Death: 1918
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA

Automobile Pioneer. As a carriage maker, he imported a Benz engine from Germany in 1891 and mounted it on a carriage, becomming the first person to drive an "automobile" through the streets of Indianapolis. (His vehicle is on display at The Indiana Children's Museum). He organized a motorcar manufacturing company in 1899. Also brother to Edward E. Black, the youngest Union Army solider at the age of 8.  (bio by: In Loving Memory Of My Beloved Son Gary) 
 
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  Mary Z Wishmire Black (1846 - 1925)
 
Burial:
Crown Hill Cemetery
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 23, 2004
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Charles H Black
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