The First BLACK Family in Ireland

                Your heritage in Ireland is the tale of two families, the Blacks and the Eccles. This tale will focus on the Black family, the Eccles will follow. John Black III, the first Black born in Ireland, was born 1620 in Ballymena, Antrim County. Not a lot is […]

Berlin Airlift Media

BERLIN AIRLIFT MEDIA   PBS, The American Experience, The Berlin Airlift: This documentary is one of the best reports on conditions in Berlin during the airlift. One of the persons being interviewed is Sam Young. Sam was a friend of mine. I actually met him after the Airlift when He was in C Troop and […]

First BLACK Families in Ireland

  Title: First BLACK Families in Ireland Ship Image Your heritage in Ireland is actually the tale of two families, the Blacks and the Eccles. This tale will focus on the Black side of the family, the Eccles will come late John Black III. the first Black born in Ireland, was born 1620 in Ballymena, […]

“Ich bin ein Berliner” – I am a Berliner

  “Ich bin ein Berliner”were the words spoken by John F. Kennedy in a speech he made in Berlin, Germany in 1963.  Other than ask not, they were the most-famous words he ever spoke. They drew the world’s attention to what he considered the hottest spot in the Cold War. It was fifteen years earlier […]

The History of the Black Family in Scotland

There are many unknowns about the origin of the Black name.  There are Blackfamily lines that originated in both Scotland and England. What we do know is that our line originated in the Highlands of Scotland hundreds of years ago. If you could turn back the clock and visit the area in those early days […]

JOHN BLACK b 1533 and Janet Cook b 1643

John Black was born 1533 in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, and died 1587. He was the son of John Black and Jane Rawson. He married Janet Cook Dec 1564 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. She was born 1543 in Canongate, Midlothian, Scotland, and died 1630 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Children: John Black Jr b: 1564 in Canongate, […]

John Black III b 1590 – First Black into Ireland from Scotland

John Black III was born 1590 in Canongate, Midlothian, Scotland, and died 1653 in Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland . He was the son of John Black Jr and Elizabeth Bessie Locart. He married Janet Osborne born   1594 in Ashford, Kent County, England Children: Daniel Black b: 1620 in Canongate, Midlothian, Scotland John Black IV […]

JOHN BLACK b 1558 and Bessie Locort

John Black was born 1558. He was the son of John Black. He married Elizabeth Locort, daughter of Locort. Children: John Black b: 1590 in Ireland

The History of the Scottish Clan Lamont

  Around the year 500, the Irish kingdom of Dal Riata emigrated from Ulster to southwestern Scotland. Based on oral traditions, this invasion into Scottish territory was led by the three sons of Erc, the King of Dal Riata. It was during this “building stage” of the Scottish Kingdom of Dalriada that the Stone of […]

Jane Johnston Black – Faithful Servant of the Lord

                    Jane Johnston Black was born June 11, 1801, at Lombag, Antrim County, Ireland. When her father, who was a Wesleyan Methodist minister, passed away she was sixteen years old.  Upon her father’s death she was called as a local preacher on the same circuit that […]

Lineage – William Young Black

William Young Black Lineage John E. Black      Reuben E. Black b 1901 d 1981        Nephi Black b 1870 d 1959           George Black b 1823 d 1850               William Young Black b 1784 d 1873

William Young Black – In The Queens Service

      William Young Black is your 4th Great Grandfather William Young Black was born August 20, 1784 at Lisburn, Antrim County, Ireland where He spent his early years following in the footsteps of his father learning to be a hosier. When he turned seventeen he joined the British army and for the next […]

The White Lady of Samlesbury Hall

                      Meet your cousin, daughter of your 12th GG Sir Thomas de Southworth The White Lady’s Pedigree John Edward Black b 1931 Sigurd, Utah   Reuben Edward Black b 1901, Lehi, Arizona       Nephi James Black b 1870 Kanosh, Utah                George Black b 1823 Lisburn, Ireland            William Young Black b 1784 Lisburn, Ireland              Mary Gardiner b 1764 Lisburn, Ireland,                Catherine Skerrett   b 1724 Carownecroagh, Ireland,                  Anstace Martin   b 1626 Carownecroagh, Ireland,           […]

Jane Sherbourne Southworth

Jane Sherbourne was born in 1570, daughter of Sir Richard Shireburne (Knight) and Esabel Wood, in Stonyhurst, Lancashire, England. In 1590 she married Sir John Southworth in Stonyhurst. The Ruler of England at the time, King James I, had come to the English throne from Scotland in 1603, with a keen interest in witchcraft. In his earlier […]

Henry Alfred Harrop

   Henry Alfred Harrop Lineage John E Black b 1931     Reuben E Black b 1901 d 1981         Phoebe Lorraine Harrop b 1873 d 1962             Henry Alfred Harrop b 1841 d 1918     Henry Alfred Harrop was born on 5 Feb 1841 in Mexborough, Yorkshire, England, which lies on the north bank […]

Sara “The Indian Girl” Harrop

                    Sara Harrop Lineage    John E Black 1931      Reuben E Black 1901 – 1981           Phoebe Lorraine Harrop Black 1870 – 1962                Sara Harrop 1850 – 1880       In the book of family events Richard Benson of Parowan, Utah noted September […]

Charles Martel, Mayor of the Palace of Austrasia

Charles Martel, Mayor of the Palace of Austrasia was born in 676 in Liege, Belgium. He died on 22 Oct 741 in Oise, France. He was buried on 22 Oct 741 in Monastaere De Saint Denis. He married Rotrude Duchess of Austria. Born about 688; died at Quierzy on the Oise, 21 October, 741. He was […]

John Edward Black

Military Service:   Staff/Sergeant U. S. Army 1948 to 1952 Sergeant First Class National Guard 1954 to 1962 Chief Warrant Officer U. S. Army Reserve 1962 to 1970           Basic Training, Fort Ord, California   I joined the army right after World War II ended. I was 17 years. My self […]

Marian Faye Jensen Black

  Marian Faye Jensen, born 22 Aug 1933 in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, daughter of James Christian Jensen and Della Scott Taylor. She married on 26 Sep 1952 in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States John Edward Black, born 12 Jan 1931 in Sigurd, Sevier, Utah, United States, son of Reuben Edward Black and Mary […]

Gertrude Black

Gertrude Black Gertrude Black , born 21 Jan 1893 in Lehi, Maricopa, Arizona, United States; died 23 Nov 1951 in Ventura, Ventura, California, United States; buried 26 Nov 1951 in Ventura, Ventura, California, United States, daughter of  Nephi James Black  and  Phoebe Lorraine Harrop .  She married on 21 Jan 1893 in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United […]

Eva Leona Torgensen

Eva Leona Torgensen , born 9 Mar 1907; died 15 Jan 1944; buried 19 Jan 1994 in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States, daughter of Franklin Christian Torgensen  and  Eva Slack Newby .  She married (Divorced) on 25 Oct 1924 Deloy Kimble Black , born 11 Sep 1902 in Antimony, Garfield, Utah, United States; died 19 Oct […]

Jane Johnston Black (1801-1890) Nauvoo, Illinois

  Nauvoo Recollections: Then in the year of 1840, we (mother and children) moved to Nauvoo and heard the Prophet Joseph Smith preach and I can testify that he was a prophet of God. We came to Nauvoo under the Council of the Authorities and left my husband on a two-year mission. We moved to […]

Joseph Smith Black (1836-1910) Nauvoo, Illinois

  Nauvoo Recollections: A short time before I was eight years old, I had a desire to be baptized. The president of the branch was consulted, and in June 1844 I was baptized a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by George Q. Adams, who added the name of Smith to […]

Phoebe Lorraine Harrop

  Phoebe Lorraine Harrop, born 3 Aug 1873 in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States; died 19 Mar 1962 in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States; buried Phoenix, Arizona in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, daughter of Henry Alfred Harrop and Sarah Benson. She married Nephi James Black on May 1892 in Lehi, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, […]

Reuben Edward Black

Reuben Edward Black, born 25 Mar 1901 in Lehi, Maricopa, Arizona, United States; died 9 Jan 1981 in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States; buried 13 Jan 1981 in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, son of  Nephi James Black and Phoebe Lorraine Harrop. He married Thelma Iona June Parker. Divorced Thelma Iona Parker. Married […]

Nephi James Black

Born 3 Feb 1871 in Kanosh, Millard, Utah, United States. Buried 20 Mar 1959 in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States, son of George Black and Susannah Jacaway. He married Phoebe Lorraine Harrop on 9 May 1892 in Lehi, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, divorced Phoebe Lorraine Harrop, born 3 Aug 1873 in Parowan, Iron, Utah, […]

Bernard Snow

       BERNARD SNOW   Bernard Snow was born January 22, 1822 in Pomfret, Vermont to Ebenezer Snow (1784-1867) and Polly Hayes (1788 – 1858) The old homestead at Pomfret, where his childhood days were spent, held a very sacred place in his memory. It was reflected in his character throughout his life. He […]

Lineage – William Young Black to King Robert I Bruce, King of Scotland

 

Lineage William Young Black b 1784 – Alfred, “The Great,” b 848

     

Lineage William Young Black b 1784 – William I, King of England b 1024

 

Lineage William Young Black b 1784 – Charles Martel b 676

   

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 BLACK b 1744 and Mary Gardiner b 1764

Generation 2 William Black , born Mar 1744 in Belfast, Antrim, Ireland; died 4 Feb 1834 in Lisburn, Antrim, Ireland, son of William Black  and  Eleanor Thetford. He married (1) on 20 Aug 1782 in Lisburn, Antrim, Ireland Mary Gardiner, born 1764 in Lisburn, Antrim, Ireland; died Mar 1821, daughter of James Gardiner and Catherine Skerrett […]

WILLIAM BLACK b 1696 and Eleanor Thetford b 1717

Generation 3  William Black, born 1696 in Belfast, Antrim Ireland; died 25 Oct 1760 in Belfast, Antrim Ireland, son of John II Black and Jane Eccles.  He married Eleanor Thetford, born 1717 in Belfast, Antrim Ireland; died 15 Feb 1777 in Lisburn, Antrim, Ireland, daughter of Henry Thetford and Eleanor Garnet. Children of William Black […]

John Black II b 1647 and JANE ECCLES b 1652

Generation 4  John II Black, born 1647 in Belfast, Antrim, Ireland; died 1725 in Belfast, Antrim, Ireland, son of John I Black and Mary Martin. He married Jane Eccles, born 1652 in Malone, Belfast, Antrim, Ireland; died 8 Nov 1689: daughter of John Eccles and Jane Eccles. John became a prominent merchant of Belfast, Ireland. […]

JOHN ECCLES Esq b 1632 and Jane Eccles b 1634

Generation 5 John Eccles, born 1632 in Kildonan, Ayrshire, Scotland; died 1705 in Belfast, Antrim, Ireland, son of Gilbert Eccles and Ann Cockburn.  He married in Belfast, Antrim, Ireland Jane Eccles, born 1634 in Malone, Belfast, Antrim, Ireland. The Surname of Eccles was assumed.  It is said, by the proprietors of the land and barony […]

GILBERT ECCLES b 1602 and Ann Cockburn b 1615

  Generation 6 Gilbert Eccles, born 1602 in Kildonan, Ayrshire, Scotland; christened 4 Oct 1602; died 26 Jul 1694 in Shannock, Fermanagh, Ireland, son of  John Eccles and Janet Cathcart.  He married Ann Cockburn, born 1615 in Kildonan, Ayrshire, Scotland; died in Shannock, Fermanagh, Ireland. Gilbert settled in Ireland and acquired large estates in counties […]

John Eccles b 1575 and JANET CATHCART b 1578

Generation 7 John Eccles, born 1575 in Kildonan, Ayrshire, Scotland; died 1597 in Kildonan, Ayrshire, Scotland, son of John Eccles and Mrs. John Eccles.  He married in 1598 in Kildonan, Ayrshire, Scotland  Janet Cathcart, born Abt 1576 in Carleton, Ayrshire, Scotland, daughter of John Cathcart and Helen Wallace. Children of John Eccles and Janet Cathcart […]

John Cathcart b 1540 and HELEN WALLACE b 1538

Generation 8 John Cathcart, born 1538 in Carleton, Ayrshire, Scotland; died 1612, son of Robert Cathcart.  He married in 1570 in Carleton, Ayrshire, Scotland Helen Wallace, born 1538 in Colstoun, Ayrshire, Scotland; died 1623, daughter of Sir William of Craigie Wallace and Margaret Kennedy (paternity is questionable). Children of John Cathcart and Helen Wallace were […]

Sir William Wallace 12th of Craigie b 1507 and MARGARET KENNEDY b 1513

Generation 9 Sir William Wallace 12th of Craigie, born 1507 in Craigie, Angus, Scotland; died 1538. Son of Sir William Wallace 16th of Riccarton and 11th of Craigie and Elizabeth Campbell.  He married (1)  Margaret Kennedy, born 1513; died 1596, daughter of Alexander 4th of Bargany Kennedy and  Marion of Mochrum Dunbar; (2) in 1492 […]

ALEXANDER 4th of BARGANY KENNEDY b 1491 and Marion of Mochrum Dunbar b

Generation 10 Alexander, 4th of Bargany, Kennedy, born Abt 1491 in Mocrum, Scotland; died Abt 1551, son of 25. Thomas 3rd of Bargany Kennedy and  Katherine Kennedy.  He married Marion of Mochrum Dunbar, born abt 1495 at Mocrum, Scotland. Children of Alexander 4th of Bargany Kennedy and Marion of Mochrum Dunbar were as follows: Margaret […]

Thomas 3rd of Bargany Kennedy b 1461 and KATHERINE KENNEDY b 1465

Generation 11 Thomas 3rd of  Bargany Kennedy, born 1461 in Bargany, Ayrshire, Scotland.  He married  Katherine Kennedy, born 1465 in Culzean Castle, Maybole, Ayreshire, Scotland; died 1533, daughter of John 2nd Lord Kennedy and  Elizabeth Montgomerie. Children of  Thomas 3rd of Bargany Kennedy and Katherine Kennedy were as follows: Alexander 4th of Bargany Kennedy, born […]

JOHN, 2nd LORD, KENNEDY b 1436 and Elizabeth Montgomerie b 1440

Generation 12 John 2nd Lord Kennedy, born 1436 in Cassillis House, Maypole, Aryshire, Scotland; died 23 May 1509 in Cassillis House, Maypole, Aryshire, Scotland, son of Gilbert 1st Lord of Cassillis Kennedy and  Katherine Agnes Maxwell.  He married  Elizabeth Montgomerie, born 1440; died 24 Aug 1467. Children of John 2nd Lord Kennedy and Elizabeth Montgomerie […]

GILBERT KENNEDY b 1406 and Katherine Agnes Maxwell b 1408

  Generation 13 Gilbert 1st Lord of Cassillis Kennedy, born  1406 in Cassillis House, Maypole, Aryshire, Scotland; died 1478, son of Sir James the younger of of Dunure Kennedy and Mary Princess of Scotland.  He married Katherine Agnes Maxwell, born 1408 in Caerlaverock Castle, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died Abt 1440 in Linithgow, Scotland. Children of Gilbert […]

Sir James the Younger b and MARY, PRINCESS of SCOTLAND b 1380

Generation 14 Sir James the younger of of Dunure Kennedy.  He married Mary Princess of Scotland, born 1380 in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland; died 1458 in Scotland, daughter of  Robert III, King of Scotland and  Annabella Drummond. Children of Sir James the younger of of Dunure Kennedy and Mary Princess of Scotland were as follows: Gilbert […]

Robert III, King of Scotland b 1337 and Annabella Drummond b 1355

Generation 15 Robert III, King of Scotland, born 1337 in Scotland; died 4 Apr 1406 in Rothsay Castle, Scotland, son of Robert II King of Scotland and Elizabeth Mure.  He married Annabella Drummond, born abt 1355 in Stobhall, Cargill, Perthshire, Scotland; died 1401 in Scone, Perth, Scotland. Children of Robert III, King of Scotland and […]

ROBERT II, KING of SCOTLAND b 1316 and Elizabeth Mure

Generation 16 Robert II King of Scotland, born 2 Mar 1316; died 13 Apr 1390 in Dundonald Castle, son of Walter, High Steward of Scotland Stewart and Morjorie, Princess of Scotland.  He married  Elizabeth Mure. Children of Robert II King of Scotland and Elizabeth Mure were as follows: Robert III, King of Scotland, born 1337 […]

Walter Stewart b and MARJORIE, PRINCESS of SCOTLAND b 1297

Generation 17 Walter Stewart (c.1296 – 9 April 1327 at Bathgate Castle) was the 6th hereditary High Steward of Scotland. He was also the father of King Robert II of Scotland. He was the son of James Stewart, 5th High Steward of Scotland by his spouse Gilles (or Egidia) de Burgh, daughter of Walter de Burgh, […]

ROBERT I, “THE BRUCE,” KING of SCOTLAND b 1277 Isabella of Mar

  Generation 18 Robert I, King of Scotland, Bruce, born 11 Jul 1274; died 7 Jun 1329. He married Isabella of Mar, born 1277; died 1316. Children of Robert I, King of Scotland, Bruce and Isabella of Mar were as follows: Morjorie, Princess of Scotland, born 1297; died 1316. She married Walter, High Steward of […]

Lineage Chart No. 1 – William Young Black b 1784 to Thomas Boteler b 1461

Lineage chart showing William Young Black’s lineage back to Thomas Boteler. This lineage is the “”Base” for the following lineages: 2.  Lineage – Charlemagne, “Emperor” 3.  Lineage – King William I, “The Conqueror” 4.  Lineage – King Alfred, “The Great”   This space reserved