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 Sarah A <I>Black</I> Echlin

Sarah A Black Echlin

Ontario, Canada
Death 13 Jul 1942 (aged 92)
Osceola County, Michigan, USA
Burial Evart, Osceola County, Michigan, USA
Plot 1+1C+048+004+03+0
Memorial ID 79572089 · View Source
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Father's Given Name Wm Black
Mother's Given Name Elizabeth Regan

Parents: William Black
1861 Census of Canada
William Black
Gender: Male
Age: 41
Birth Year: 1820
Birthplace: Ireland
Marital Status: Married
Home in 1861: Dalhousie, Lanark, Canada West
Religion: Roman Catholic
1880 United States Federal
Name: William Black
Age: 60
Birth Year: abt 1820
Birthplace: Ireland
Home in 1880: Merritt, Bay, Michigan

The nationality of William Black was Irish. William was born 24 June 1820 at County Down, Ireland.1,2,3,4 He was a member of the Catholic Church. He married Elizabeth Ragan, daughter of John Ragan and Sarah McDevide, on 6 August 1844 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Perth, Lanark County, Ontario, Canada.5 William was employed as a farmer.

William Black died on 20 November 1898 at Merritt, Bay County, Michigan, at age 78, of old age.6 His body was interred 22 November 1898 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Cemetery, Reese, Saginaw County, Michigan.7

William Black immigrated to Dalhousie, Lanark County, Ontario, Canada before his marriage to Elizabeth Ragan. They had a family of 12. One boy died at birth. They lived on a farm in a small log cabin. During 1872 William and Elizabeth immigrated to Michigan with some of their children. The USA 1880 Census showed them residing in Bay City, Bay County , Michigan. They attended St. James Catholic Church in Bay City. In their later years they moved in with their son Joseph and his wife Rose Ann Doyle, in Reese, Bay County. They then attended St Elizabeth Catholic Church. Each evening William and Elizabeth enjoyed smoking their pipes.

Elizabeth Ragan b. 1 May 1823, d. 9 Aug 1900
John Black+ b. 17 May 1845, d. 31 Aug 1882
James Black b. 4 Sep 1846
William Black b. 19 Jul 1848
Sarah Black b. 22 Apr 1850, d. 13 Jul 1942
Elizabeth Black b. 3 Apr 1852
Mary Black b. 4 Feb 1854, d. 11 Oct 1936
baby boy Black b. 14 Nov 1855, d. 14 Nov 1855
Isabelle Black b. 10 Feb 1857, d. c 1933
George Black b. 15 Apr 1860, d. 27 Jan 1890
Joseph Black b. 15 Mar 1862, d. 7 May 1932
Margaret Jane Black b. 14 Dec 1863, d. 1865

Our Family History
Compiler: DeAnne Elizabeth Cole

and Elizabeth Regan. (Ryan)
Probably find her buried near where son Joseph is in Bay Co., MI

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  • Created by: N. Sharlene (Rice) Kent
  • Added: 30 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79572089
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah A Black Echlin (21 Apr 1850–13 Jul 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79572089, citing Forest Hill Cemetery, Evart, Osceola County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by N. Sharlene (Rice) Kent (contributor 47597667) .