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Andrew Martin Black

Male 1821 - 1879  (57 years)


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  • Name Andrew Martin Black 
    Born 15 Sep 1821  Butler County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Map of Georgia and Alabama (1823)
    Map of Georgia and Alabama (1823)
    Gender Male 
    Military 16 Aug 1863  Greenville, Butler, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Enlisted, Co. D, 61st Alabama Infantry Regiment. Discharged, Richmond, Virginia, 10 Jun 1864. 
    Veterans: Confederate
    Veterans: Confederate
    Had the South in her border
    A hero to spare,
    Or a heart at her altar,
    Lo! its life's blood was there!
    And the black battle-grime
    Might never disguise
    The smile of the South
    On the lips and the eyes
    Of her barefooted boys!
    Residence 1870  Greenville, Butler, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 5 Apr 1879  Greenville, Butler, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • OBITUARY
      The Greenville Advocate
      10 Apr 1879

      ANDREW M. BLACK, aged citizen, died Saturday, April 5,1879.

      He was the oldest native born citizen of Butler Co., and one of the best known men in the county. He had been Sheriff and Tax Collector and was a Mason and Methodist.

    Buried Pioneer Cemetery, Greenville, Butler, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I18407  Dickinson
    Last Modified 30 May 2017 

    Father Thomas Jefferson Black,   b. 16 Sep 1798, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1868, Butler County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Ann Pickens,   b. 4 Jan 1801, Abbeville, Abbeville, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1884, Greenville, Butler, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F5740  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy Fendley,   b. 1828, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1904, Greenville, Butler, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 4 Apr 1854  Butler County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    +1. Mary Ann Black,   b. 23 Jul 1855, Greenville, Butler, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1936, Greenville, Butler, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [Birth]
     2. William A Black,   b. 1859, Greenville, Butler, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1926, Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [Birth]
    +3. James Alexander Black,   b. 27 Jan 1862, Greenville, Butler, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1930, Luverne, Crenshaw, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +4. Marcus Lane Black,   b. 25 May 1869, Greenville, Butler, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1941, Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 27 May 2017 
    Family ID F5739  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S238] American Civil War Soldiers [database online], Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999).
      Name: Andrew M Black
      Rank at enlistment: Private
      State Served: Alabama
      Service Record: Enlisted in Company D, Alabama 61st Infantry Regiment.
      Sources: Index to Compiled Confederate Military Service Records

    2. [S53] Alabama Department of Archives and History, (Montgomery, Alabama: Alabama Department of Archives and History), "Sixty-First Alabama Infantry Regiment" at http://www.archives.alabama.gov/referenc/alamilor/61stinf.html.

    3. [S013899] 1870 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1870), Census Place: Greenville, Butler, Alabama; Roll: M593_5; Page: 412B; Image: 112266; Family History Library Film: 545504.
      Name: Andrew Black
      Age in 1870: 49
      Birth Year: abt 1821
      Birthplace: Alabama
      Home in 1870: Greenville, Butler, Alabama
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: Greenville

      Andrew Black 49
      Nancy Black 42
      Mary Black 15
      William Black 11
      James Black 9
      Marcus Black 1

    4. [S111] Alabama Marriages, 1809-1920 (Selected Counties), Jordan Dodd, comp., (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999).