Category: Black, William Young

WILLIAM YOUNG BLACK (1784 – 1873)

 Generation 1 William Young Black, son of William Black and Mary Gardiner,was born on 20 Aug 1784 in Lisburn, Antrim, Ireland, died on 28 Jan 1873 in Rockville, Washington, Utah, United States at age 89, and was buried in Rockville, Washington, Utah, United States. William married Jane Johnston on 31 Jul 1822 in Lisburn, Antrim, […]

WILLIAM YOUNG BLACK (1784-1873) Military Experience

William Black, the son of William and Mary Gardiner Black. Was born August 20, 1784, at Lisburn, Antrim County, Ireland.  At the age of seventeen years, he enlisted in the Seventy-second Regiment of the British Army, also called Duke of Albanys own Highlandrs, in which he served four years in Ireland and seventeen years abroad. […]

William Young Black (1784 – 1873) Coming to America

Following are various accounts of William Y Black’s fellow passengers on the sailing ship “Swanton,” which departed from Liverpool, England with a final destination of New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America: Ship: Swanton Port of Departure:   Liverpool, England Date of Departure: 16 Jan 1843 LDS Immigrants: 212  Church Leader:  Lorenzo Snow Port of […]

William Young Black (1784-1873) and Family Crossing the Western Plains

  William Young Black, son of William Black and Mary Gardiner,was born on 20 Aug 1784 in Lisburn, Antrim, Ireland, died on 28 Jan 1873 in Rockville, Washington, Utah, United States at age 89, and was buried in Rockville, Washington, Utah, United States. William married Jane Johnston on 31 Jul 1822 in Lisburn, Antrim, Ireland. […]

The Black Family, Brigham Young’s Colonizers

  After leaving Nauvoo, the family stayed in Kanesville Iowa, Now known as Council Bluffs, until the spring of 1850 when they started for Salt Lake, arriving in Sep­tember.  They left Salt Lake the first of November traveling to Manti, Sanpete, Utah, which was a journey of 16 days.  The family built a stone home in […]

Jane Johnston – Methodist Minister to Mormon Pioneer

William Young Black – Biographical Sketch

William & Jane Black – General Information

  Following are lists of references, LDS ordinance information, and a Nauvoo property map showing where the Black’s lived during their stay in the Nauvoo area:     The fiollowing information was obtained from the Nauvoo property office some years ago.  Based on the small, one mile square, the person highlighed, it appears the Black’s […]