Elizabeth H. (Black) Pierce Pedigree
(Start at generation 5, below.)
Last Change: 21 November 2014
Origin of the surname “Black:”
7 William Black, Sr.
Emigrated to America from England. Married Ann Spencer (b. 27 Oct 1790 in Thomhill Lees, England) and had the following son:
6 William H. Black, Jr.
Married Luella Elizabeth (?) and had at least the following children:
1. Elizabeth H. Black: See generation 5, below.
2. John Black: Lived on a farm north of LeRaysville around 1900. Died in December 1907. Had at least the following children:
a. Phoebe Black: Married (?) Buck and lived in Detroit, Michigan.
b. Harriet Black: Married Paul Stirn and lived in Morristown, New Jersey.
c. Paul Black:
3. Sarah Black: Married Daniel “Dan” Belding and lived in Illinois. Daniel allegedly stole funds belonging to Phalanx in LeRaysville, Pennsylvania. Appears Sarah and Daniel divorced sometime after having the following son:
a. Arthur Stuart Belding: In 1914 was living with his mother at his Aunt Ellen’s home in Mount Caroll, Illinois.
4. Ellen Black: Lived right next to her sister, Sarah in Mount Caroll, Illinois. Married George Lewis (interred in LeRaysville, PA Cemetery).
5 Elizabeth H. Black
Married Colonel Lewis Burton Pierce, generation 5 of the Pierce Annex.
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