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Benjamin Franklin Black
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Birth: Apr. 3, 1856
Death: Jan. 13, 1885

by Mrs. Lavilla Owens

Benjamin Franklin Black, b 3 Apr. 1856 Freestone Co., was the youngest son of Benjamin Blair Black (b 27 Oct. 1808 Ky.) and Jane Little. His parents preempted land on the south side of Keechi Creek between Turlington and Lanely in 1851, coming to Tex. from Calhoun Co., Ala. His older brothers married soon after coming to Texas; so the job of helping the father with the farm fell to Ben and his two brothers, Tobe and Wiley. On 6 Sept. 1881 he m. Sallie Ann Delarm, b 13 Dec. 1861, III., daughter of Pierre and Martha (Hunt) Delarm. Her parents died at Marshall, Tex. between 1870 and 1872. She was living with the W.C. Snider family at Lanely. For a wedding present the elder Benjamin gave his son 220 acres near Burleson Hill, between Dew and Lanely. Since both Sallie and Ben were hard workers, their farm prospered. He had purchased the Snider farm and planned to build a house there when he took pneumonia and died on 31 Jan. 1885, leaving his wife and 3 small children: Agnes Gertrude, Alma Irene, and William Dial. He was buried at Harrison Chapel. After a year, Sallie m. George Taylor Evans, a widower. Sallie d. in Teague 3 Aug. 1940 and is buried at Dew.

Taken from "History of Freestone County Texas" First Edition 1978, Freestone County Historical Commisson. 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Blair Black (1808 - 1889)
  Jane Little Black (1819 - 1891)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Ann Delarm Black-Evans (1862 - 1940)
 
 Children:
  Agnes Gertrude Black Nicholas (1882 - 1948)*
  William Dial Black (1884 - 1950)*
  Alma Irene Black Daniel (1884 - 1944)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Black (1828 - 1860)**
  William Anderson Black (1834 - 1909)**
  William Aaron Black (1838 - 1875)*
  Mary Jane Black Barnett (1843 - 1890)*
  Alleston Marion Black (1848 - 1923)*
  Martha Melissa Black Adkins (1850 - 1931)*
  Wiley Black (1853 - 1918)*
  Benjamin Franklin Black (1856 - 1885)
  Margaret A. Black Ham (1862 - 1946)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Harrison Chapel Cemetery
Dew
Freestone County
Texas, USA
Plot:
 
Created by: Harold N. Womble
Record added: May 04, 2006
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Benjamin Franklin Black
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