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William BLACK CHAPTER XI

CHAPTER XI.

James Alexander was the fifth son of the first named William Black and the eldest son of the second wife. His wife came from Halifax. Her maiden name was Elizabeth Etter. They owned and lived upon a portion of the farm his father purchased when he removed from Amherst to Dorchester. Their family consisted of six sons and three daughters, whose names were, William Abber, John Wesley, Martin Etter, James Priestly, George Fawcett, Alexander, Letitia Ann, and Isabella. Another, Mary Jane, died when young. Letitia A. died at the age of 12 years; Isabella when aged 13.

WILLIAM ABBER, the eldest son, married a Miss Hicks, daughter of Abial Hicks, of Dorchester. He had the trade of tanner and currier, and established a tannery in Memramcook, where they lived. They had no children. Mr. Black died in 1870, aged 58 years. His widow is still living.

JOHN W., the second son of James A. Black, owned a farm at Memramcook, where he settled. He married Jane, daughter of John Fawcett, of Sackville, N.B. They had four sons, named William Albert, James Hennigar, John Wesley, and Harvey Alexander; four others died when young, one of them--Martin G.--at the age of 14 years.

William A. married Ruth E. Stiles, daughter of Josiah Stiles, of Amherst. They have one daughter named Ida. Mrs. Black died in 1881, aged about 40.

William Albert Black is again married--to Margaret, another daughter of Josiah Stiles.
James Hennigar married Augusta, daughter of J. Weldon Chapman. They have three sons, named Edgar B., Wilton, and Hedley.

John W. and Harvey A., sons of John W. Black, are not married.

John Wesley Black died in 1870, aged 53 years.

Mrs. Black, after his death, was married to Joseph Thompson, of Sackville, N.B., who owns a good farm on which they now reside.

MARTIN ETTER, the third son of James A. Black, when a young man went to the United States, where he married Sarah A. Hubbard. They had one son named William. Martin Black died in 1855, aged 33.

William, the son, is a book-keeper, and lives in Newport, R.I.

James P., the fourth son of James A. Black, also went to the United States. He married Martha Ann Cobb. They had one son and one daughter.

Mrs. Black died. Her son died when young.

Lorella Fisher, daughter of James Priestly Black, was married to a Mr. Humphries, of Milton, Florida. They have one son.

James P. Black married a second time, and by this marriage has one son and one daughter, named Charles and Tippy. They live in the United States.

GEORGE FAWCETT, the fifth son of James A. Black, bought a good farm at Dorchester, where he settled and remained until removed by death at the age of 51 years, in the year 1875. His wife's maiden name was Sarah Ann George, daughter of James George, of Sackville, N.B. They had one son and three daughters, whose names are Isabel Elizabeth, Charles Narraway, Alma Florence, and Hattie Cobourne.

Mrs. Black and family are prospering on the above named farm.

ALEXANDER, the youngest son of James A. Black, has sold his father's homestead, that was left to him, and is speculating in vessels and making other investments. He is not married; is in easy circumstances; and stands high in public estimation.

James A. Black died in 1863, aged 73 years.

His wife, Elizabeth, died in 1874, aged 85 years.

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POSTERITY OF JAMES A. BLACK
Living. Dead. Total.
Children, 3 5 8
Grand Children, 12 5 17
Great Grand Children, 2 0 2
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Descendants, 17 10 27

HISTORICAL RECORD OF THE FAMILIES OF THE NAME OF BLACK.

PREFACE CHAPTER I CHAPTER II CHAPTER III. CHAPTER IV
CHAPTER V CHAPTER VI CHAPTER VII CHAPTER VIII CHAPTER IX
CHAPTER X. CHAPTER XI. CHAPTER XII. CHAPTER XIII EARLY ENGLISH SETTLERS
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"Historical Record of the Posterity of William Black" Editor & Transcriber:
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