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George Robison Black
Birth: Mar. 24, 1835
Screven County
Georgia, USA
Death: Nov. 3, 1886
Sylvania
Screven County
Georgia, USA

US Congressman. He attended the local Georgia schools and then the University of Georgia and the University of South Carolina. A student of law, he was admitted to the bar in 1857 and set up a practice in Savannah, Georgia. During the Civil War he served in the Confederate States Army as a first lieutenant of the Phoenix Riflemen and was promoted up to lieutenant colonel in the Sixty-third Georgia Regiment. After the war he entered politics and was a delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1865; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1872; and a member of the State senate from 1874 to 1877. On the national level he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-seventh US Congress in 1880. He failed in his bid for renomination to the Forty-eighth Congress. (bio by: Anonymous) 
 
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 Parents:
  Edward Junius Black (1805 - 1849)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Ellen Peters Black (1851 - 1919)
  Georgia Ann Eliza Bryan Black (1834 - 1871)*
 
 Children:
  Annie Williamson Black Lamar (1864 - 1895)*
  Augusta Georgeanna Black Wade (1865 - 1938)*
  Robert M W Black (1867 - 1929)*
  Rachel Elizabeth Black (1868 - 1871)*
  Mary Georgia Black Hammond (1870 - 1957)*
  Louise King Black McDougald (1879 - 1958)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Robison Black (1835 - 1886)
  William Raymond Black (1837 - 1857)*
  Edward Junius Black (1839 - 1871)*
  Thomas Jefferson Black (1841 - 1888)*
  Robert Reid Black (1846 - 1847)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sylvania Cemetery
Sylvania
Screven County
Georgia, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 07, 2002
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