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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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]

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 […]