JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
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James L. Black

James L. Black, a McClellan township farmer, died at 8:00 a.m. 
Sunday at his home on RFD 2, Waltonville.

He was 75 years and 25 days of age.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Long Prairie 
Christian Church.  The Rev. Given Blakeley will officiate and burial 
will be in Black cemetery.

The body was removed from Myers Chapel to the family home, where 
friends may call at any time.

Mr. Black was born December 28, 1879 in McClellan township, the son of 
John Robert and Martha Isabelle (McRight) Black.

He was a lifetime resident of this county.

On December 26, 1912 he was married at Chester, Ill., to Cecil Emily 
Newell, who survives.

Besides his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Mae Ola Stewart 
of Mountain Grove, Mo.; one brother, Samuel Black of Waltonville; one 
sister, Mrs. Emily Brown of Waltonville; and two granddaughters.

He was preceded in death by one son, James Douglas, who died in 1921.

Note from submitter;  Mr. Black passed away Jan. 23, 1955.


Date: Unknown
Source: Register News 
Submitted by; Rosemary Atkins * atkins5894@sbcglobal.net
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