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William Harvey Black
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Birth: May 3, 1851
Jefferson County
Iowa, USA
Death: Oct. 20, 1919
Corydon
Wayne County
Iowa, USA

Wayne County Democrat -- Nov 6, 1919
page 12 column 4

Obituary
W. H. Black


William H. Black, was born in Jefferson county, Iowa, May 3, 1851, and died in Corydon, Iowa, October 29, 1919, aged 68 years, 5 months and 26 days. On September 4, 1873, Mr. Black was united in marriage to Louisa Rhodes of Jefferson county, and to this union one child, a daughter, was born, who died just as she was entering womanhood, and her mother followed her in February 1915.
Mr. Black moved to Kansas in the spring of 1886, where with his family he lived for 17 years, at the end which time he returned to his native state and for the past six years he has made Corydon and its vicinity his home.
On May 4, 1917, he was united in marriage with Mrs. Iowa McCracken.
The deceased leaves to mourn their loss, his wife and her two daughters, Miss Edna Rietzel of Des Moines, and Mrs. Myron Grover of Mitchellville, Iowa; four brothers and two sisters, Loman of Eldon, Iowa; Samuel and Arch of Batavia, Iowa, and George of Nebraska, Mrs. Anna Burk of Pickneyville, Ill.; and one sister in California, besides the many many friends.
While living in Kansas Mr. Black in 1895 united with the church and a few years after his return to Iowa he united with the Baptist church, of which he remained a member.
Before his death Mr. Black realized that his Lord was calling him, and he felt and expressed his willingness to go. Death held no terror for him, but in it he would meet his Saviour face to face for that larger life.

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Times Republican -- Nov 6, 1919
page 1 column 2

Obituary

William H. Black, was born in Jefferson county, Iowa, May 3, 1851, and died in Corydon, Iowa, Oct. 29, 1919, aged 68 years, 5 months and 26 days. On Sept. 4, 1873, Mr. Black was united in marriage to Louisa Rhodes of Jefferson county, and to this union one child, a daughter, was born, who died just as she was entering womanhood, and her mother followed her in February 1915.
Mr. Black moved to Kansas in the spring of 1886, where with his family he lived for seventeen years, at the end of which time he returned to his native state and for the past six years he has made Corydon and its vicinity his home.
On May 4, 1917, he was united in marriage with Mrs. Iowa McCracken.
The deceased leaves to mourn their loss, his wife and her two daughters, Miss Edna Rietzel of Des Moines, and Mrs. Myron Grover of Mitchellville, Iowa; four brothers and two sisters, Loman of Eldon, Iowa; Samuel and Arch of Batavia, Iowa, and George of Nebraska, Mrs. Anna Burk of Pickneyville, Ill.; and one sister in California, besides the many friends.
While living in Kansas Mr. Black in 1895, united with the church and a few years after his return to Iowa, he united with the Baptist church, of which he remained a member.
Before his death Mr. Black realized that his Lord was calling him, and he felt and expressed his willingness to go. Death held no terror for him but in it he would meet his Saviour face to face for that larger life.

Card of thanks
I wish to thank our friends and neighbors for their kindness and assistance during the sickness and death of my husband, also for the many beautiful flowers, especially those which came during his illness. Mrs. Iowa Black.

 
 
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 Parents:
  George Black (1824 - 1907)
  Nancy Catherine Harris Black (1824 - 1882)
 
 Spouses:
  Louisa Rhodes Black (1853 - 1915)
  Harriet Allred Simmons (1852 - 1915)
  Iowa America Murrow Reitzel (1865 - 1925)
 
 Children:
  Laura B Black (1875 - 1885)*
 
 Siblings:
  Loman Albert Black (1847 - 1923)*
  William Harvey Black (1851 - 1919)
  Anna Black Burk (1855 - 1920)*
  George Black (1858 - 1935)*
  Samuel Black (1860 - 1937)*
  Emma Belle Black Chase (1861 - 1934)*
  Archibald Absalom Black (1865 - 1943)*
  Levi Black (1885 - 1885)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Corydon Cemetery
Corydon
Wayne County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Tom B
Record added: Aug 24, 2009
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