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Historical Record of the Posterity of William Black; Who Settled in This Country in the Year Seventeen Hundred and Seventy-Five, Also a Sketch of 23 English Families and Some Early Settlers from New England, Who Settled at the Head of the Bay of Fundy Abo (Paperback) Loot Price: R277
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Historical Record of the Posterity of William Black; Who Settled in This Country in the Year Seventeen Hundred and...
Historical Record of the Posterity of William Black; Who Settled in This Country in the Year Seventeen Hundred and...

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Historical Record of the Posterity of William Black; Who Settled in This Country in the Year Seventeen Hundred and Seventy-Five, Also a Sketch of 23 English Families and Some Early Settlers from New England, Who Settled at the Head of the Bay of Fundy Abo (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV Richard Black was the third son of the first named William Black. He was born in England in the year 162, and was 13 years old when he arrived with his father at Amherst, Cumberland. He first settled at River Philip where he bought 500 acres of land from Rodger Robinson. There he remained several years, and moved thence to Amherst, and settled on the farm his father bought on his first visit to Cumberland in 1774. Here he lived the remainder of his life. While at River Philip two of his children died when young. His youngest son and some of his grandsons now live on the old Amherst farm. About the year 1804 arrangements were made by Richard Black, Thomas S. Black, and Samuel Hoisted, by which a large block of land was purchased at Amherst. The conveyance was to Richard Black, who sold to his brother, Thomas S., 540 acres for 180, and to Samuel Hoisted 750 acres for 190, each choosing his lot. Richard Black was one of the strong supporters of the Methodist denomination, to which he belonged, and, when its number in Amherst was small, he was always found ready with means to support the cause as far as his duty dictated. The partial loss of his hearing in the latter part of his life operated very materially against his comfort. As long as health permitted, however, he attended religious meetings, and, in order to hear, invariably took his seat at the desk or in the pulpit, beside the minister, of whatever denomination of christians he was. He married Sally Chapman, who was also from Yorkshire. Their family consisted of eleven children, named William, Thomas, Maria, Joseph, Sarah, Richard Asher, John Chapman, Ann, George, and Mary. Two others died when young. The family were of particularly large physique and very muscular. The writer o...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Cyrus Black
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 44
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-44117-1
Barcode: 9781151441171
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Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Collections & anthologies of various literary forms
LSN: 1-151-44117-1

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