|Birth: ||Jul. 15, 1850|
|Death: ||Mar. 3, 1940|
From History of White County (IL), (ca.1882-1884), P. 880
A. G. Black, born in Indian Creek Township, July 13, 1850, is a son of James Black, a native of South Carolina, who came to this county about 1839, and now resides in this township. A.G. was reared on a farm, and learned the blacksmith's trade when young, and is now engaged in blacksmithing and carriage and wagon making. He is doing a good business. He was married in January, 1869, to Julia A., daughter of J. J. Johnson. They were the parents of three children, all deceased. His wife died in 1874. In December 1876, he married Margaret A. Pearce. Of their four children, but one is living, James M. Mr. Black is a member of the A.F. & A.M. and A.O.U.W. He was Police Magistrate at Norris City four years. Mr. and Mrs. Black are members of the Presbyterian Church.
Carmi Daily Times
March 7, 1940
Page 11 Column 5
ANDREW GILES BLACK, Norris City, died Sunday at the home of his youngest daughter, Mrs. C. E. Weirauch, 13 July 1850 - 3 March 1940. He would have been 90y in July. The coal mining enterprise, the backbone of local industry more than 30 years, owned its origin and development to A. G. Black and his associates. Funeral at Presbyterian Church Tuesday morning Burial: IOOF Cemetery.
Julia Ann Johnson Black (1853 - 1875)
Margaret A. Pearce Black (1858 - 1933)*
Dwight A Black (1895 - 1961)*
Created by: Linda Roberts
Record added: Jun 09, 2010
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