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Black Family History

The Black family surname is of Anglo-Saxon origin, according to the House of Names.  They report the name referring to someone with black hair or clothing, or even someone who worked in occupations that left them covered in black soot, such as chimney sweeping. The Ancestry website solely attributes the Black surname with a dark-haired person and reports the surname as being Scottish and English. Click to learn more about the family history. Initially, I always check the Ancestry.com site […]

Edward Vernon Black

Documented History Edward Vernon Black was born in Pennsylvania around about 1858 as reported by the 1880 United States Federal Census. For Surname In an effort to be transparent to our visitors, please understand that we may get small commissions from purchases made through the links in this article. Please review our full disclosure at the very bottom left side of this page. Marriage At some point in time, he was married to Clara Mae Porr, according to Indiana, Select […]

Albert Cornelius Black

Albert Cornelius Black was born on Christmas Day, 25 December 1884, according to his WWI Draft Registration Card. According to the 1900 United States Federal Census, Albert lived with his Mom and Step Dad in 1900 at 517 25th Street, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.   His step father, Jacob Zimmerman – age 41 and born November 1858, was head of household.  His mother, Clara M., was also 41 years old and born October 1858.  Albert’s older brother, Edward Black, was 17 […]

Katherine Amelia Mack

According to Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941, Katherine Amelia Mack was born on 7 February 1892. Her nickname was Katie. Katie Amelia Black married Albert Cornelius Black on 20 June 1910 in Marion County, Indiana, according to Indiana, Select Marriages Index, 1748-1993.  Her parents were listed as Murice J. Mack and Mary S. Weber.  The Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941 confirms these details and also lists Katie’s birthdate as 7 February 1892. Flora Louise Black was born on 18 March 1911.  At […]

Flora – Up Close and Personal

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The photos in this gallery were obtained from a couple of photo albums that were passed down through Flora’s children.  I have removed names to protect the living.  The dates on these photos range from 1912 when Flora was 2 years old through the early 90s before she passed away.  She seemed to have stopped taking photos in the early 50’s. Please enjoy these memories of Flora and her family and friends. Click the image to view in full size. […]

Flora Louise Black

Documented History Flora Louise Black was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on 18 March 1911 according to the U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.  Her parents were Albert Cornelius Black and Katherine A. Mack. According to Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, Flora was born at 11pm to Albert C. Black and Katie A. Mack. At the time, they lived at 1441 W. 36th Street, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana. Albert was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. Katie was born in Indianapolis. Albert […]