Category: Eccles

John Black b 1647 and JANE ECCLES b 1652

  John Black, born 1647, in Belfast, Ireland and married Jane Eccles b 1653. He became a prominent merchant of Belfast.  As a young man, he did his merchant apprentice, which took seven years. In his last year of apprenticeship he was required to be a “supercargo,” which meant he was to travel on  board […]

  • born Belfast, UK
  • died Belfast, UK