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 Victoria <I>Ayers</I> Black

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Victoria Ayers Black

  • Birth 8 Nov 1839 Stanhope, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 27 Mar 1923 Deseret, Millard County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Deseret, Millard County, Utah, USA
  • Plot 3rd Row on West side of Cemetery
  • Memorial ID 37460548

Victoria Ayers Black sketch from a history compiled by great-granddaughter, Ruth Warnick Whipperman.

Victoria Ayer's father died, March 14, 1852, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, just as the family was getting ready to cross the Plains. She was eleven years old at the time, and came West with her mother and six other children.

Victoria married William Valentine Black, as his second wife, before she was eighteen years of age. She was the mother of fourteen children, and also raised nine children of her sister, after her sister died. That was a total of twenty-three children to care for. When her mother became widowed for the second time, she moved in with Victoria and William until she died. About the same time as her mother's death, her husband became helpless, and she had his total care until her death, March 27, 1924, from overwork.

Contributed By Lindsee Sheppard · 6 May 2014 ·



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  • Maintained by: Blue Rose Of Cairo
  • Originally Created by: Ann Pack Reese
  • Added: 24 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 37460548
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Victoria Ayers Black (8 Nov 1839–27 Mar 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37460548, citing Deseret City Cemetery, Deseret, Millard County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Blue Rose Of Cairo (contributor 46786099) .