Possibly Thomas, John, William were s/o James. The area later became Cabarrus Co (1792).
Other sons of James Black: Samuel, Robert and Joseph.
In 1792, Robert and Joseph were in Abbeville Co. S. C. Samuel not yet married and with brother, John remained in Cabarrus Co.,NC.
Thomas Black died in York (or Union) Co.,S.C.
Robert Black died at close of Rev. War; his widow and children lived in Abbeville, SC.
Full account of this family in "The Black Family of Carrabus Co.,NC and Abbeville,SC" *
Submitted by: Barbara Crites
Augusta Co., Va. records show Robert Black, wife Majey Cravens (d/o Robert Cravens, Sr) living in Mecklenburg Co., NC in 1762. Robert Black moved to York Co.,SC. Died there in 1788/79.
Submitted By: S. Fowler
I am trying to find any information on Real Black- b. 4/10/1876 d. 4/1/1942.
He married Alice Fleming. They probably lived somewhere around Kings Mountain, NC, but could have been across the line in SC.
Submitted By: Peggy Calk
*: For persons interested in locating copy of "The Black Family of Carrabus County, N. C. and
Abbeville, S. C. " Info I have on this family came from an article I read in The Genealogical
Helper, Sep & Dec 1955 issue, written by Jack Ladson, Jr. I just jotted names and dates down
as my John Black's parents, (he was b. ?, d. 1825 Screven Co., Ga.) came from Ireland and the
dates & names fit so well into my family. I have not attempted to find the book. Since Jack
Ladson gave his address as Moultrie, Georgia...one good source to contact would be the Ladson
Library at Vidalia, Georgia. Another, Washington Memorial Library, Macon, and even N.C.
Archives. If Washington Memorial Library in Macon has the book they will graciously copy the
index/pages for you. They have a very accomodating, efficient staff. -Barbara Crites
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