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George Washington Black
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Birth: 1859
Pike County
Alabama, USA
Death: Nov. 3, 1934
Geneva
Geneva County
Alabama, USA

Husband of Frances Elizabeth Byrd Black.

George Washington Black was appointed Geneva County Sheriff by Governor Johnson he served in that capacity until resigning in 1904, He also served as a Deputy U S Marshal during the Cleveland Administration. George had a large farm around the present town of Black, Alabama ( the town was named for him). He had the first Cane mill in the state modeled after a syrup mill in Cairo, Georgia, the mill produced 6000 gallons of syrup from 50 acres of cane, syrup in 1905 sold for 40 cents per Gallon. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Abraham C. Black (1820 - 1899)
  Charity Wilson Black (1822 - 1887)
 
 Spouse:
  Frances Elizabeth Byrd Black (1854 - 1929)*
 
 Children:
  Ponie Curtis Black (1877 - 1959)*
  Alfred B Black (1882 - 1937)*
  Adolph Lee Black (1883 - 1941)*
 
 Siblings:
  Josiah O. Black (1844 - 1929)*
  Henry Godden Black (1847 - 1936)*
  Abraham Black (1850 - 1934)*
  George Washington Black (1859 - 1934)
  Samantha Black (1863 - 1874)*
  Marietta Black (1863 - 1868)*
  James E Black (1865 - 1925)*
  Joseph Daniel Black (1890 - 1975)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Geneva City Cemetery
Geneva
Geneva County
Alabama, USA
 
Maintained by: Kelly
Originally Created by: A
Record added: Mar 13, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25239843
George Washington Black
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George Washington Black
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George Washington Black
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