James H. Black


Personal and Family Information

James was born on 24 DEC 1844 in Arkansas, the son of Samuel Black and Elizabeth A. Wallace.

He died on 31 MAR 1931 in Carter County, Oklahoma.

His wife was Sarah Temple Dickson, who he married on 11 NOV 1867 in Benton County, Arkansas. Their five known children were Effa (1870-?), James A (1873-?), Samuel (1875-?), James H. (1879-<1900) and Henry (1882-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


James H. Black


Samuel Black


Thomas Black


Margaret Woods


Samuel Woods


Margaret Holmes


Elizabeth A. Wallace



Birth24 DEC 1844
Place: Arkansas
Death31 MAR 1931
Place: Carter County, Oklahoma
Address: Find A Grave Memorial# 16162678
Census12 NOV 1850
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Age: 5
Address: Osage Twp, including Bentonville dwelling 404 family 404 Samuel Black age 40 male farmer $1800 born Tenn Elizabeth A age 39 f Tenn Wm 20 m Tenn Thomas J 18 m Tenn Emily J 14 f Ark James H 5 m Ark Alford Wallace 33 m B smith Tenn
Census18 JUN 1860
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Osage Twp, Bentonville PO dwelling 233, family 233 Elizabeth Black 50 f $2418, $2421 born Tenn Thomas “ 27 m Tenn James “ 15 m Ark Salnia “ 31 f Tenn
Census8 JUN 1880
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Osage dwelling 130 Black, James wm 35 married farmer born Ark f&m Tenn “ Sarah wf 29 wife married housekeeper born Ark f&m Tenn “ Effa wf 10 daughter single, at school, born Ark, f&m Ark “ Samuel wm 5 son single, at home, born Ark, f&m Ark “ James wm 1 son single, born Ark, f&m Ark dwelling Jefferson Samuel 43, Joanne 41 with 8 children dwelling 133 Woods, Robert S 45 , Mattie 38 with 10 children dwelling 134 Woods, William H 68 with son in law daughter, and 2 grand children
Census20 JUN 1900
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Hico twp, dwelling 188 family 194 Black, James H head wm, born Dec 1844, age 55, married 32 yrs born Ark f&m Tenn, farmer __ Sarah T, wife wife wf born May 1851 age 49 married 32 years, mother of 6, 4 living, born Ark, f&m Tenn __ James A, son wm Oct 1873 age 26 single, born Ark f&m Ark __ Henry son wm born June 1882 age 17 single, born Ark f&m Ark
Place: Kiowa County, Oklahoma
Address: Otter Creek James H Black 65 mw married once, 42 yrs born Ark, f Tenn, mother Georgia Sarah T Black 58 wife borh ARk f&m Tenn married 42 yrs, mother of 6, 4 living Sam P Black 35
Place: Carter County, Oklahoma
Address: Rose Hill Cemetery , Ardmore Find A Grave Memorial# 16162678
Will20 MAR 1856
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: pages 174-176 Benton County Will Book names wife Elizabeth M, sons Thomas J Black, James H Black and oldest son William Black
Will-Black Samuel 1856.1

Will-Black Samuel 1856.2

Other EventABT 1863
Place: Arkansas
Type: Military Service
Address: Company: C , 16 Arkansas Infantry James H. Black Rank In: Private Find A Grave Memorial# 16162678