Charles Jefferson Black

24 November 1866–21 May 1928 (Age 61)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Charles Jefferson

When Charles Jefferson Black was born on 24 November 1866, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, George David Black Jr, was 25 and his mother, Mary Hunt, was 21. He married Annie McComber in 1886, in Utah, United States. He lived in Oxford, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1880. He died on 21 May 1928, in La Grande, Union, Oregon, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in La Grande, Union, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Jefferson Black
Mary Ann Steers
Marriage: 22 January 1896
Blanche Black
Gladys Black
Charles Leslie Black
Fern Black
Frank S Black
Myrtle Black
Lucille Black
Cecil Jefferson Black
Ruth Black

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 January 1896Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1867 · Oregon Pioneer Association
    Age 1
    The Oregon Pioneer Society was organized in October 1867. Their purpose was to keep a list of members and when they moved to Oregon. The Oregon Pioneer Society became the Oregon Pioneer Association on October 18, 1873. The Association dissolved in 1928. 
    1872 · Yellowstone National Park Created
    Age 6
    President Ulysses S. Grant signed the law passed by congress on March 1 1872, making Yellowstone a National Park. The park covers parts of Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho.
    1883 · Anaconda Established
    Age 17
    In 1883, Marcus Daly established the town of Anaconda, Montana. It was at the same time that the smelting works in Anaconda was established.

    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.

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    Charles Jefferson Black

    I have no memories but my Grandma Russell loved him dearly. He was born in Ogden Utah November 24 1866. He was the grandson of Jefferson Hunt of the Mormon Battalion. He was a cowboy for a lot of y …

    Sources (31)

    • Charles Jefferson Black in entry for Baby Black, "Oregon, Center for Health Statistics, Birth Records, 1903-1918"
    • Jefferson C. Black in household of David Black, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Charles J Black in entry for Charles W Bingner, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Marriage Records, 1906-1968"

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