21 February 1832–1 April 1927 (Age 95)
Lisburn, County Antrim, Ireland
When William Valentine Black was born on 21 February 1832, in Lisburn, County Antrim, Ireland, his father, William Young Black, was 47 and his mother, Jane Johnston, was 30. He married Almira Murry Ayers on 27 February 1855, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1850 and Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 1 April 1927, in Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Deseret City Cemetery, Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States.
I have read with interest the biographical sketches of our pioneer mothers and grandmothers’ lives that have appeared in the Deseret News. How true is the statement: “The hand that rocks the cradle …
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