William Rice Black

William Rice Black

Male 1802 - 1880  (~ 77 years)

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  • Name William Rice Black 
    Born Jul 1802  Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Lived 1827  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Lived Between 1829 and 1831  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1830  Randolph Twp, Tippecanoe Co, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Lived Between 1834 and May 1880  Wood Co, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census From 1850 to 1870  Wood Co, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 23 May 1880  Wood Co, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Parentage documented by Boutwell Dunlap and Lillian Craig.

      Possible marriage records: William Black & Nancy Tankesley m 21 Sep 1826 Augusta Co., VA (via Elsie Cook email)
      William R. Black & Nancy Ptomey md. 27 Sep 1825 by Alexander Templeton in Augusta Co. [he was a Presby. minister at Rocky Spring]

      Wood Co. Early Death book: William Rice Black, date of death: May 23, l880.
      Place of death: Tygart District, Age: 77 years, 10 months, Parents: James &
      Elizabeth Black, Place of Birth: Augusta Co. Va., informant: John Deem (son-in-law).
      Wife: Nancy Black.
      --Their daughter Margaret S. married John Deem. [says Mom; from what source?]

      Birthdate calculated from death info.

      Migration pattern, based on census and childrens birthplaces:
      VA (Augusta Co) from 1802 until possibly 1826
      OH in 1827
      IN in 1829 through 1831
      Wood Co, WV/VA from 1834 through death in 1880

      CENSUS & other records:
      1830 IN, Tippecanoe Co, Randolph Twp [roll 31, p.129]
      William R. Black
      1 male aged 20-30
      1 female aged 20-30
      1 female under 5
      --a Samuel Gwinn & family are 10 spots below on same page, but he's 40-50 so is of a previous generation. Stephen Wanless is 5 pages away on p.124, same township and county.

      1850 WV, Wood Co [from Wes Cochran via Elsie Cook email]
      #1029-1029
      William R BLACK 47 VA Farmer
      Nancy 43 VA
      Betsy 23 OH
      Mary 21 IN
      Margaret 19 IN
      Martha 16 VA
      James A 14 VA
      L Amanda 12 VA
      John W 10 VA
      Samuel 8 VA
      Nancy 6 VA
      James 86 VA
      Betsy 72 VA
      --Brother Ralph is at #808-809. These are the only 2 Black families in the 1850 Wood Co census.

      17 Oct 1857, Wood co VA: Deed from Wm. H. Lange & Sarah his wife to William R. Black, both of Wood co, for $568.50, 50 acres on the left hand fork of Sams Fk of Tygarts Ck. Bounds mention adj. lot of 110 acres bought from B. Willard by Thomas H. Reeder. Also another 50 acres on same waters also adj. to Thomas H. Reeder. Delivered to Wm. R. Black Sept 1858.

      1860 WV, Wood Co, Belleville? PO (roll 1384, pg 427, #544/542)
      Wm. R. Black 57 farmer r.e. 800 pers: 214 all b. VA
      Nancy 54 wife
      Samuel 18 farm laborer
      Nancy 16
      --He's 1 page away from brother Ralph Black and 30 pages from possible brother John.

      1870 WV, Wood Co, Tygart District, #58-52 [from Wes Cochran bk, p.172]
      William Black 67 b. VA, farmer
      Nancy 63 b. VA, keeps house
      Nancy Reeder 9 b. VA
      --Other Reeders live nearby. Don't know if this one is related or just helping with housework. Bro. Ralph Black is 4 houses away, son Samuel is next door.
    Person ID I702  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  [1, 2
    Family ID F166  Group Sheet

    Family Nancy (Unknown),   b. Jul 1806,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1825-1826 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth "Betsy" Black,   b. 1826-1827, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary Black,   b. 1828-1829, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Margaret Black,   b. 1830-1831, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Martha Black,   b. 1833-1834, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. James A. Black,   b. 1835-1836, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. L. Amanda Black,   b. 1837-1838, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. John William Black,   b. 1839-1840, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1854, Wood Co, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 14 years)
     8. Samuel Black,   b. 1841-1842, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Nancy Black,   b. 1843-1844, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2001 
    Family ID F539  Group Sheet

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

    2. [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]