Emily Black

1829–
Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Emily

When Emily Black was born in 1829, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Samuel Black, was 45 and her mother, Elinor Nellie Howard, was 37. She lived in Boone, Kentucky, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Black
1784–1844
Elinor Nellie Howard
1792–1862
Dulcena Black
1813–1899
Jo Black
1815–
Margaret Black
1819–
Joseph Black
1821–
Isabella R. Black
1827–
Catherine G. Black
1814–1875
Elizabeth Black
1816–
Benjamin Franklin Black
1823–1894
Mary Black
1825–1894
Emily Black
1829–

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 1
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens
Age 1
The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1861
Age 32
Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: chiefly from Middle English blak(e) ‘black’ (Old English blæc, blaca), a nickname given from the earliest times to a swarthy or dark-haired man. However, Middle English blac also meant ‘pale, wan’, a reflex of Old English blāc ‘pale, white’ with a shortened vowel. Compare Blatch and Blick . With rare exceptions it is impossible to disambiguate these antithetical senses in Middle English surnames. The same difficulty arises with Blake and Block .Scottish: in Gaelic-speaking areas this name was adopted as a translation of the epithet dubh ‘dark, black-(haired)’, or of various other names based on Gaelic dubh ‘black’, see Duff .Americanized form (translation into English) of various European surnames directly or indirectly derived from the adjective meaning ‘black, dark’, for example German and Jewish Schwarz and Slavic surnames beginning with Čern-, Chern- (see Chern and Cherne ), Chorn-, Crn- or Czern-.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Blagg
Blake
Blackie
Blackson
Block
Blacklock
Blatch
Blackett

Sources (3)

  • Emily Black in household of Robert Grubbs, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Emily Black - Published information: Family genealogies: birth-name: Emily Black
  • Legacy NFS Source: Emily Black - Published information: Family genealogies: female

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