James Franklin Black, b. 22 May 1831, Boone Co., Mo.--d. 12 August 1907, Fort Worth, TX. Became a member of the Baptist Church when 14 years old. Buried in Plot S8 at Oakwood Cemetery, Fort Worth, TX. m. (1) 27 October 1850, Daviess Co., Mo., Sarah Jane Wood, b. 7 November 1833, Covington, Fountain Co., IN--d. 12 April 1857, Daviess Co., Mo., dau. of Joseph and Susan Emaline (Osborn) Wood.
They were married at the home of her parents and build a little house on 40 acres of land given them by her father, a part of the old homestead, 2 1/2 miles west of Winston.
He m. (2) 3 November 1858, Boone Co., Mo., by David Doyle, Baptist minister, to Mourning Martin, b.c. 1833--d. 30 September 1922, buried Fort Worth, Texas, dau. of James and Rachel (Davis) Martin. They moved to Arkansas for a time, and then in the spring of 1874 to Johnson Co., TX. November 1875 then went to Fort Worth, TX. At the time of death, her address was 1520 E. Hattie, Fort Worth, Texas; services were handled by Robertson, Mueller, Harper Funeral Home (1985 its address was 1500 8th Ave., Fort Worth Texas). She is buried next to her husband in Oakwood Cemetery, Fort Worth, TX.
Information on the descendants of James Franklin Black provided by Robin Wayne Black, 114 West Brooks, Box 128, Brookfield, MO 64628. He sent for my use a xerox copy of the following mimeographed work:
Green, Joseph Lee, compiler and publisher, Dedicated to the Memory of Joseph and Susan Emaline (Osborn) Wood by Their Children and Descendants. "I will bring back thy people who are scattered" Los Angeles, Calif., 1939.
Extracted data from p. 2 of this book indicates that Joseph Wood was born 6 May 1808 near Great Crossings, Scott Co., Ky. He m. 10 January 1833, Covington, Fountain Co., IN, Susan Emaline Osborn, b. 18 January 1817 near Georgetown, Scott Co., Ky. They settled 1839 in Colfax Twp., Daviess Co., Mo., and were buried in the Black Cemetery, 2 1/4 miles west of Winston, MO.
1849 Minutes, New Salem Baptist Church, Boone Co., Mo. James F. Black joined by Experience for Baptism, August 1849. Dismissed by letter Sept. 1849.
1859 Minutes, New Salem Baptist Church, Boone Co., Mo. Mourning Black, formerly Martin, dismissed by letter March 1859.
1860 Minutes, New Salem Baptist Church, Boone Co., Mo. James F. Black and Mourning Black, his wife, joined by letter June 1860.
NARA M-653, Roll 608, 1860 U.S. Census, Boone Co., MO, Cedar Township, p. 724, #642/621: Jas F Black, 29, m, farmer, $250/$250, MO; Morner, 27, f, MO; Jas L, 8, m, MO; Jeftly, 6, m, MO; Rueben, 5, m, MO; Sarah A., 3, f, MO.
1867 Minutes, New Salem Baptist Church, Boone Co., Mo. James F. Black and wife dismissed by letter May 1867.
Not yet located on 1870 census. Try Benton Co., AR.
Not yet located on 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920 census. Try Fort Worth, TX.
Cemetery office confirmed that this burial is unmarked
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