Maude Stephenson


Personal and Family Information

Maude was born on 15 JUL 1885 in Benton County, Arkansas, the daughter of unknown parents.

She died on 24 SEP 1975 in Benton County, Arkansas.

Her husband was Hugh Dinsmore Black, who she married on 28 OCT 1907 in Benton County, Arkansas. Their three known children were Pauline (1908-2007), John M (1914-1998) and Hugh Dinsmore (1925-1996).


Birth15 JUL 1885
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Death24 SEP 1975
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Census15 APR 1910
Place: Sebastian County, Arkansas
Address: Ft Smith City, North Sixth Street, house 1323 visit 30, family 32 Black Hugh D, head mw age 32 m1 for 2 yrs born Ark F Tenn, m united states, Electrician, inside wireman __ Maud S wife, fw age 24 married 1, 2 yrs mother of 1, 1 living born Ark f Ohio, m Alabama __ Pauline , daughter fw age 1y 6m single born Ark f&m Ark Hooker, Annie, sister in law fw age 26 m2, 1 yrs mother 0/0 born Ark f Ohio, m Alabams Hooker, Alvin E brother in law mw age 26 married 1, 1 yr born Ark f united states, m Ark Stevenson, Thad W, brother inlaw, mw age 32 single born Ark f OHio m Alabama
Census8 APR 1930
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Mount Vernon Twp, dwelling 37 family 37 Black, Hugh G, head mw age 55 married age 38 born Ark f Tenn, m Georgia , farmer __ Maude, wife fw age 44 married age 22, born Ark, f Ohio, m MIssouri __ John, son mw age 15 single born Oklahoma f &m Ark __ H.D. son mw age 4y 7m single born Ark, f&m Ark
BurialSEP 1975
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Bentonville Cemetery findagrave 43080689


Note 1

Funeral services for Maude S. Black, 90, a lifelong resident of Benton County and member of a well known pioneer family, were held Friday, Sept. 26, at 10 a.m. in Callison-McKinney Chapel with the Rev. Winfred Bridges officiating. Burial was in Bentonville Cemetery under the direction of Callison-McKinney Funeral Home of Bentonville.

Mrs. Black died Wednesday, Sept. 24, at Rogers Memorial Hospital. Born July 15, 1885 at Tuck’s Chapel near Rogers, she was the daughter of Willis and Betty Brunston Stephenson. She was the widow of the late Hugh Black. Mrs. Black was a member of the First Baptist Church and was employed for over 20 years as dietitian at Bates Memorial Hospital in Bentonville.

Survivors include two sons, Bentonville Police Chief John M. Black and U.S. Marshal Hugh D. (Tater) Black of Fort Smith; a daughter of Bentonville; a sister, Mrs. Anna Peak and a brother, Cloe Stephenson both of Bentonville; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. [Thank you Toni for the obit.]

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