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Maurice Franklin Black, Sr
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Birth: Oct. 25, 1881
Princeton
Bureau County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 10, 1969
Tonganoxie
Leavenworth County
Kansas, USA

Maurice Franklin Black was born on October 25th, 1881 in Walnut Township, Bureau County, Illinois, the fourth of eight children born to George Franklin Black and Laura Frances "Fanny" Black nee Remsburg.

Circa 1889, Maurice moved with his family to Dodge County, Nebraska, where he helped on the family farm. In 1908, at the age of 27, he married Addie Belle Brown, daughter of William Robert Brown and Jane Ann Brown nee Watson in Dodge County, Nebraska and began his family on his own farm.

Maurice Franklin Black and Addie Belle Brown had the following children:
Floyd W Black (December 8, 1908 - December 22, 1990)
Beulah E Black (January 9, 1911 - May 15, 2000)
Gladys Lillian Black (February 25, 1912 - September 1, 2000)
George "Willard" Black (February 07, 1914 January 2, 2000)
Wayne C Black (October 22, 1915 - October 12, 2006)
William Robert "Bill" Black (March 2, 1919 -February 2, 1971)
Doris Black (November 28, 1920 - January 14, 2006)
Maurice Franklin "Junior" Black (March 31, 1922 - January 29, 2011)
Merle Alden Black (January 26, 1924 - September 25, 1988)
Ruth Carmen Black (November 12, 1925 - July 18, 1995)
Raymond Black (November 12, 1925 - February, 1968)
Opal Irene Black (May 30, 1927 - )
Alta P. Black (May 31, 1928 - July 15, 2005)
Dale Black was born about 1929 in Kansas.

OBITUARY

MAURICE BLACK SR.

Tonganoxie -- Funeral services for Maurice Franklin Black Sr., 88, of Tonganoxie, who died today at his home, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in the Friends Church here with Rev. Willard Black and the Rev. Ray Fitch in charge. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery here.

Survivors include the widow, Addie; six daughters, Mrs. Beulah hall, McLouth; Mrs. Alta Wright, 1207 W. Fifth, Lawrence, Mrs. Gladys Zimmerli and Mrs. Doris Gilliland, both of Linwood, Mrs. Ruth Hunter and Mrs. Opal Kerns, both of Tonganoxie; six sons, Floyd, of Denver, Colo., the Rev. Willard Black, Emmett, Idaho, Merle of Staten Island, N.Y., Wayne and William, both of Tonganoxie, Maurice Jr., of Linwood, and Dale, of Kansas City, Kan.; a sister, Mrs. Eidth Keller, Schuyler, Neb.; a brother, Clarence of Kasbeer, Ill.; 29 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Born Oct. 25 at Princeton, Ill., Mr. Black was a retired farmer who lived in Tonganoxie for 40 years. Friends may call at Quisenberry Funeral Home after 1 p.m. Thursday.

Lawrence Daily Journal World
Wednesday, December 10, 1969
Page: 32
 
 
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 Parents:
  George Franklin Black (1853 - 1924)
  Laura Frances Remsburg Black (1852 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Addie Belle Brown Black (1889 - 1980)
 
 Children:
  Floyd W Black (1908 - 1990)*
  Beulah E Black Hall (1911 - 2000)*
  Gladys Zimmerli (1912 - 2000)*
  George "Willard" Black (1914 - 2000)*
  Wayne C Black (1915 - 2006)*
  William Robert Black (1919 - 1971)*
  Doris M. Black Gilliland (1920 - 2006)*
  Maurice Franklin Black (1922 - 2011)*
  Maurice F Black (1922 - 2011)*
  Merle Alden Black (1924 - 1988)*
  Raymond Black (1925 - 1968)*
  Ruth Carmen Black Putthoff (1925 - 1995)*
  Alta P. Black Wright (1928 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles W Black (1878 - 1944)*
  Edward Verner Black (1879 - 1935)*
  Maurice Franklin Black (1881 - 1969)
  Elsie Florence Black Harris (1887 - 1966)*
  Harry Delbert Black (1890 - 1969)*
  Edith May Black Keller (1892 - 1972)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Tonganoxie Cemetery
Tonganoxie
Leavenworth County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Katt Kerns
Record added: Mar 20, 2011
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Maurice Franklin Black, Sr
Added by: Katt Kerns
 
Maurice Franklin Black, Sr
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Maurice Franklin Black, Sr
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