James R. Black, Jr.

James R. Black, Jr.

Male Abt 1812 - 1859  (~ 47 years)

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  • Name James R. Black, Jr. 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born Abt 1812  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1850  Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    tollgatherer 
    Died 1 Jul 1859  Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Middle initial from 1850 census. Middle name probably Rice.

      1850 VA, Augusta Co, 21 June, District 2
      (roll 934, pg 237, ln 33, #388)
      This may or may not be this James Black, but the name repetition was so similar to his siblings, I thought it might be. This family lives about 100 houses from various Claytons.
      James R. Black 38 tollgatherer
      Raphael W. 15 (note that Ralph was sometimes spelled this way)
      John E. 8
      James W. 4
      Samuel A. 2
      Martha 32
      Margaret 12
      Julian (female) 6

      1860 VA, Augusta Co, 1st district, p.547, house 472, family 517
      George W. Peaco 26 carpenter, r.e. value $500, all b. VA
      Margaret D. 21
      James W. 1
      Samuel Black 12 attended school
      Mary Black 9 attended school
      John E. Black 19 attended school

      Note that since James d. 1859, he can't be the Black killed in the Battle of Cedar Ck, which is 4 yrs later.

      1870: There is a James M. Black, age 68 (10 yrs too old) in Buckhannon, Upshur Co, wife Sarah (58), kids Amanda (22), Sarah (16), Abraham (14).; full data in census folder in case he turns out to be related.
    Person ID I701  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2005 

    Father James Black,   b. 2 Mar 1774, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1859, Wood Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Rice,   b. Abt 1779, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1860, Wood Co, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married 9 Jun 1800  Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F166  Group Sheet

    Family Martha (Unknown),   b. Abt 1818, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1851 and 1860  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Married Bef 1835  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Raphael\Ralph W. Black,   b. Abt 1835, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Margaret D. Black,   b. Abt 1838, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. John E. Black,   b. 1842-1845, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Julia Ann Black,   b. Abt 1844, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1877, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years)
     5. James W. Black,   b. Abt 1846, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Samuel A. Black,   b. Abt 1848, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Mary Black,   b. Abt 1851, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2001 
    Family ID F801  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S114] Death records - Augusta county, VOL 1 LINE 1581 JAMES BLACK, MALE, WHITE, D. 1 JUL 1859 NEAR STAUNTON OF LUNG AFFLICTION, AGE 47, LABORER, PARENTS JAMES & BETSY BLACK, WIFE MARTHA, REPORTED BY DAU. MARY BLACK (Reliability: 0).

    2. [S20] Augusta Co Marriages 1748-1850, Vogt & Kethley, (1986).

    3. [S4] Marriage Records - Augusta Co, VA.
      Margret Clayton made oath to Alex. St Clair, J.P., that her daughter Betsy Rice who is about to intermary with James Black is above the age of twenty one years. Dated 9 June 1800. Marriage bond of James Black and John Clayton of Augusta Co, same date, for marriage of James Black, bachelor, and Betsy Rice, spinster. John Clayton made his mark, but bond appears to have James Black's actual signature. Teste, Vincent Tapp. [filed in Clayton folder]