Sallie Bell Black


Personal and Family Information

Sallie was born in 1869 in Arkansas, the daughter of William Woods Black and Margaret E Woods.

She died on 13 DEC 1892 in Benton County, Arkansas.

Her husband was John R Deason, who she married on 14 AUG 1887 in Benton County, Arkansas. They had no known children.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Sallie Bell Black


William Woods Black


Samuel Black


Thomas Black


Margaret Woods


Elizabeth A. Wallace


Margaret E Woods


William Harvey Woods


Samuel "East" Woods


Anna Purviance


Mary Greaves Dickson


Robert Dickson


Esther Moore



Place: Arkansas
Death13 DEC 1892
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Census1 JUL 1870
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Osage Dwelling 342, family 337 Black, William, age 40, mw farmer $600, $700 forn Tennessee “ Margrate, age 37 fw keeping house, born Arkansas “ Mary 17 fw born Ark “ Catherine 14 fw born Ark “ Samuel 11, mw born Ark “ Thomas 5 mw, born Ark “ Sarah 1, fw born Ark dwelling 344 family 339 Jeffers, Obediant 51 fw keeping house Marion 27, Sarah 20, Rachel 17, Catherina 15, Nancy 14, Robert 10, Alexander 7, Obedient 7
Census3 JUL 1880
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Osage Twp dwelling 515, family 515 Black, William, wm 50 married , farmer born Tenn, f&m born Tenn “ Sarah wf 29, wife married housekeeper born Tenn, f&m Tenn “ Sallie wf 12 daughter single born Ark, f Tenn, m Ark “ Eva wf 8 daughter single, born Ark f Tenn, m Ark Jeffries, Robert wm 21, brother in law, single, farmer, born Ark f &m Tenn
Burial17 DEC 1892
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Woods Cemetery, Little Flock
FS-Deason4, Sallie Black

FS-Deason1, Sallie Black


Note 1

Obituaries from Benton Co, Ark Vol 1 1884-1898 Pg 91 - Deason, Sallie Bell Black - Died, at WW Black's home, four miles northeast of the city Wed, Dec 14 1892 Sallie Bel, wife of John Deason, of consumption, aged abt 24 yrs. The decd was a dau of WW Black's and a niece of our townsman. OD Maxwell, Two children a boy and a girl, are left to mourn the loss of a best friend. We sympthazie sincerely with the bereaved. The remains were interred in Wood's burying ground this afternoon.

Benton Co Democrat Dec 15 1892 - Mrs Sallie Bell Deason, a dau of WW Black and a niece of Marshal OD Maxwell, died Wed, Dec 13th, at her father's home 4 miles northwest of Bentonville, consumption being the cause of death. The decd was 24 yrs old, a member of the CP Church and leaves a dau and son to mourn the loss of a mother's tender care. Funeral services were held at the residence after which the remains were intered in the Wood's Cemetery. Bentonville Sun Dec 17 1892.

Note - A note came back from a Find a Grave Contributor - There is no tombstone. I know for a fact because the BCCPG (Benton Co Cem Preservation) has the deed to the Woods Cemetery where Sallie is buried. I over see maintenance of the Cemetery. This information came from Black, Gary D. Another Find a Grave Contributor came back with the following response for a picture of her headstone - This Burial is on Private Property or is otherwise in accessible. I went and tried to find this person - its surrounded by houses and privacy fences. I will cont to find a way to it here is a google map aerial view.

findagrave MEMORIAL ID 179436158

try as husband- John R Deason, 8 mar 1865 to 10 Dec 1906, buried Oakley Chapel Cemetery, Rogers. findagrave 14531218