Helen Black

Female Yes, date unknown - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name Helen Black  [1
    Born Yes, date unknown 
    Gender Female 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I436  Hamilton and Ridley family tree
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2013 

    Father William Black,   b. Abt 1757, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Jane Cleland 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F559  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

     1. Unknown,   b. Yes, date unknown,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2013 
    Family ID F618  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S-1643032318] Melodies and Memories with a history of the Blacks of Breich Water District, John Black, (Glasgow A. M'Laren & Son), Accessed 23 Jun 2013.
      William, eldest Bushdyke son, fanned first at Westburn, and next at Blackburn, whither he moved about 1800. His wife, Jane Cleland, became the mother of three sons and five daughters, viz., John, William, and James, Margaret, Helen, Janet, Agnes, and Elizabeth, who went to Canada, and died there a few years ago. Mrs James Forbes, a daughter of Helen, is now living in Carluke.

      William having died, through being thrown from one of his carts, his son John, a quaint, typical Scot, succeeded him at Backburn, and was married to his cousin, Agnes Black, Starryshaw. To this couple were born, at Backburn, four daughters-Janet, Agnes, Margaret, and Elizabeth, the two latter still living; while at Craighead, where they removed to, two sons-William' and Richard, were born.