William Black

Male Abt 1837 - Abt 1894  (~ 57 years)


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  • Name William Black  [1
    Born Abt 1837  West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1894  [1
    Person ID I127  Hamilton and Ridley family tree
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2012 

    Father William Black,   b. Yes, date unknown,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Elizabeth Smith 
    Family ID F558  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isabella Fleming,   b. Abt 1835, Avondale, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1904, Infirmary Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Family ID F557  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S-1643032318] Melodies and Memories with a history of the Blacks of Breich Water District, John Black, (Glasgow A. M'Laren & Son).
      William, second son of William of Westburn, was born there in 1797. About 1830 he became tenant of East Handaxwood, which he retained with credit for full fifty years. He was married in 1833 to Elizabeth, daughter of Alexander Smith, and died in 1884.

      At Handaxwood, four sons, William, Alexander, John, and James were born, also eight daugters. William was farmer at Falla Hitt, and next at Couch, until his death in 1894. To him and his wife, Isabella Fleming, were. born four sons, William, John, Alexander, and James, also four daughters, of whom only the eldest, Mrs J. S. Waddell, is now alive, having one son and two daughters.

    2. [S-2069628238] 1861 Scotland Census, General Register Office for Scotland, (brightsolid).