J E Black
Posted By: Tina Keister (email)
Date: 11/25/2005 at 23:26:06
J E Black dealer in hardware, stoves, tinware, and farm machingery, Boone; was born in Sandusky City, Ohio, on the 11th day of March, 1833, and while an infant was taken by his mother to Tuscarawas county, Ohio; in 1844 he removed to Owen county, Indiana, and learned the trade of carpenter, and followed it for a long time as a occupation; from Indiana he went to Illinois, and lived there one year, and in 1854 came to Boonesboro and was engaged in constructing and building previous to engaging in his present business; he married Miss S J Parker July 1, 1858, she was born in Indiana; they have a family of three children: Alonzo, Belle A (wife of A J Wilson of Silver Cliff, Colorado) and Mary; lost two sons: Edward and James.
Bio from the 1880 Boone county history book pg.558
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