Margaret Jane Black

F, b. 5 February 1854, d. 12 May 1932
  • Margaret Jane Black was born on 5 February 1854 in Gerringong, New South Wales. She was daughter of Thomas BLACK and Charlotte Alice HINDMARSH.
  • At the age of 21 years, 2 months and 29 days, Margaret Jane Black married David Johnston, son of John Alexander Johnston and Mary Crawford, on 4 May 1875 in Kiama, New South Wales. David and Margaret dairied in Gerringong on their property "Omega Retreat."
  • Margaret Jane Black and David Johnston moved to Richmond River in 1885 with their five children, Maude, Gertrude, Jack, Thomas, and David. Four more, Norman, George, Ralph and James were born during the next nine years.
  • Margaret Jane Black and David Johnston moved to "Ellenthorpe", Tenterfield, New South Wales in 1900.
  • Margaret Jane Black died on 12 May 1932 in Tenterfield, New South Wales, at age 78.
  • She was buried in Tenterfield Cemetery.
  • DEATH
    Mrs Margaret Jane Johnston
    It is with feeling of deep regret and much sympathy for the relatives that the news of the passing in her sleep of Mrs Margaret Jane Johnston of "Ellenthorpe" Tenterfield was received last Friday morning. The deceased lady was very well known and most highly respected by a large circle of friends in this district and on the Richmond. Her passing removes one who has endeared herself to many by her kindly sympathy and generous spirit.
    The late Mrs Johnston was the eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs Thomas Black and was born at Gerringong in 1854, being 78 years old at the time of her death. Her father was an Ulster man with Huguenot strain in his ancestry. Her mother was the daughter of the nephew of Governor Hindmarsh, a Governor of South Australia in its early days.
    Her father was a great churchman and was acknowledged to have been one of the pillars of South Coast Methodism. The deceased lady followed in the footsteps of her parents, and was an ardent church worker from the age of 16 years, and for many years was the Vice President of the Ladies' Church Aide Society of the Tenterfield Methodist Church.
    After her marriage to Mr David Johnston 57 years ago, they lived at "Omega Retreat", Gerringong, being engaged in the dairy industry. Later they moved to Richmond River, and after 15 years pioneering the Big Scrub, they moved, with their young family to Tenterfield, where they have lived for the past 32 years. On the 4 May 1925 they celebrated their golden wedding amidst a happy gathering of family and friends.
    She is survived by her husband, six sons and two daughters. The daughters are Miss Maude Johnston and Mrs S J Staines. The sons are Jack, Thomas, Cyril, George, Ralph, and James. One son Norman paid the supreme sacrifice at the Great War.
    There are 32 grandchildren and three great grand children. Three brothers also survive- Messers Robert, John and William Black together with five sisters Mrs W H East, Mrs J Dinning (Sydney), Mrs George Morrow (Roseville), and the Misses Charlotte and Isobel Black (Sydney).
    The funeral directed by Mr J P Cooper, was very well attended on Saturday afternoon, when there was a large representation of all sections of the community gathered to pay their last tribute of respect. The service was conducted at the home and at the graveside by Rev W H Willey who spoke in complimentary terms of the consistent life of the deceased. There was a great number of beautiful floral tributes sent by sympathetic friends. The remains were laid to rest in the Methodist portion of the local Cemetery.

Children of Margaret Jane Black and David Johnston

Marjorie Munro Black

F, b. 9 May 1918, d. 8 October 1970
  • Marjorie Munro Black was born on 9 May 1918 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Crawford Black and Anna Matilda Munro.
  • At the age of 21 years and 4 months, Marjorie Munro Black married Wilfred Marshall Glover on 9 September 1939 in Queensland.
  • Marjorie Munro Black died on 8 October 1970 in Queensland at age 52.

Mary Black

F, b. 1872, d. 29 April 1949
  • Mary Black was born in 1872.
  • At the age of 54 years, Mary Black married George Henry Primmer, son of Benjamin Primmer and Sarah Tasker, on 22 February 1926 in New Zealand.
  • On 6 October 1934,her husband, George Henry Primmer died in Auckland, New Zealand, at age 68. His death was reported in the New Zealand Herald:- "PRIMMER—On October 6. 1934, at 47 Park Road, Auckland, George Henry, loved husband of Mary Primmer, formerly of Christchurch; aged 68 years. Private interment from Watney Sibun and Sons' chapel, Newmarket, at 10.30 a.m. tomorrow (Tuesday), for Hillsborough Cemetery."
  • Mary Black died on 29 April 1949 in New Zealand.

Mary Agnes Black

F, b. 6 July 1912, d. 20 May 1995
  • Mary Agnes Black was born on 6 July 1912 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Crawford Black and Anna Matilda Munro.
  • At the age of 24 years, 8 months and 21 days, Mary Agnes Black married Alan Robert Amos Stephenson on 27 March 1937 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • Mary Agnes Black died on 20 May 1995 in Brisbane at age 82.

Muriel M Black

F, b. 1906

Robert Black

M, b. 7 November 1841, d. 11 August 1872
  • Robert Black was born on 7 November 1841 in Canogla, Co Armagh, Ireland. He was the son of Thomas William Black and Margaret Kingsborough.
  • He immigrated to Moreton Bay on 24 January 1856. He travelled with his parents Thomas and Margaret, and siblings, Kingsborough, Margaret, Ann and Esther on the James Fernie. The family went to work at Goomburra Station then owned by the Leslie Brothers before moving to Westbrook Station.
  • At the age of 24 years, 3 months and 2 days, Robert Black married Mary Ann Crawford, daughter of William Crawford and Mary Jane Godfrey, on 9 February 1866 in Drayton, Queensland.
  • Robert Black died on 11 August 1872 in Allora, Queensland, at age 30.

Children of Robert Black and Mary Ann Crawford

Robert E Black

M, b. circa 1891

Robert Henry Black

M, b. 13 February 1868

Robert Leslie Black

M, b. 1899, d. 1933

Thomas William Black

M, b. 9 January 1867, d. 29 June 1930
  • Thomas William Black was born on 9 January 1867 in Allora, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Robert Black and Mary Ann Crawford.
  • Thomas William Black an unknown place . He attended Geham and Glenvale schools.
  • Thomas William Black died on 29 June 1930 in Brisbane, Queensland, at age 63. He died suddenly at work (supervisor of telegrams.)

Victor John Black

M, b. 30 October 1896, d. 1975
  • Victor John Black was born on 30 October 1896 in Alstonville, New South Wales.
  • He was the son of William Black and Sarah Amelia Lucinda (Emma) Johnston.
  • At the age of 26 years, Victor John Black married Ethel May Clark in 1923 in Lismore, New South Wales.
  • Victor John Black enlisted in the Australian Army on 19 August 1940 in Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, His service number was N78410 and he listed his next of kin as Ethel Black. He was living at "The Charmon" at the time he enlisted. He was discharged on 7 August 1944 with the rank of Warrant Officer Class 2 in the 2nd Infantry Training Battalion.
  • Victor John Black died in 1975 in New South Wales.

Wesley Jenner Black

M, b. 22 May 1910, d. 1979
  • Wesley Jenner Black was born on 22 May 1910 in Dunoon, Lismore, New South Wales.
  • He was the son of William Black and Sarah Amelia Lucinda (Emma) Johnston.
  • At the age of 29 years, Wesley Jenner Black married Dulcie Jean Haiser in 1940 in Lismore, New South Wales.
  • Wesley Jenner Black enlisted in the Australian Army on 14 June 1942 in Lismore, New South Wales, He was living at Dunoon at the time he enlisted and gave his next of kin as Dulcie Black. His service number was N438856. He was discharged with the rank of Sergeant in the 1st Battalion Volunteer Defence Force.
  • Wesley Jenner Black died in 1979 in New South Wales.

William Black

M, b. 1868, d. 23 June 1939

Children of William Black and Sarah Amelia Lucinda (Emma) Johnston

William Thomas (Nesbitt) Black

M, b. October 1894, d. 23 July 1916
  • William Thomas (Nesbitt) Black was born in October 1894 in Alstonville, New South Wales.
  • He was the son of William Black and Sarah Amelia Lucinda (Emma) Johnston.
  • William Thomas (Nesbitt) Black enlisted in the AIF on 13 August 1915 in Lismore, New South Wales, He was 20 years 10 months old and listed his father William Black of Glen Devon, Dunoon, as his next of kin. His service number was 2594A. He was transferred to the 9th Battalion in June 1916.
  • William Thomas (Nesbitt) Black died on 23 July 1916 in France at age 21.

Sarah Blacka

F, b. 1824, d. 1896
  • Sarah Blacka was born in 1824. She was the daughter of William Blacka and Sarah A.
  • At the age of 38 years, Sarah Blacka married William Leemon on 4 September 1862 in Bega, New South Wales.
  • Sarah Blacka died in 1896 in Bega, New South Wales.

Children of Sarah Blacka and William Leemon

Elizabeth Blackburn

F, b. circa 1850
  • Elizabeth Blackburn was born circa 1850.
  • Elizabeth Blackburn married Edward Augustus Ferguson in 1867 in Maryborough, Queensland.

Children of Elizabeth Blackburn and Edward Augustus Ferguson

Nellie Ann Blackburn

F, b. circa 1895

Unknown Blacker

F, b. circa 1890
  • Unknown Blacker was born circa 1890.

Elizabeth P Blacker

F, b. circa 1885
  • Elizabeth P Blacker was born circa 1885.
  • Elizabeth P Blacker married George Henry Vowden, son of Stephen James Vowden and Jane Robbins, in September 1910 in South Stoneham.
  • At the time of the 1911 census Elizabeth P Blacker was living in the household of Jane Robbins in 50 Church Road, Woolston, Hampshire. Jane was shown as the 51 year old widowed head of the household. Living with her was Elizabeth Vowden 27 (daughter in law); Violet 22, (daughter in law); a 19 year old (Bertram?); a 13 year old (Margaret?); an 11year old (Nora?) and 5 month old Ernest (her grandson.)

Children of Elizabeth P Blacker and George Henry Vowden

Norman Blackler

M, b. 25 October 1902, d. 1978
  • Norman Blackler was born on 25 October 1902 in New Zealand. He was the son of Fanny and Charles Herbert BLACKLER.
  • At the age of 24 years, 2 months and 25 days, Norman Blackler married Olive Ethel Holdaway, daughter of Thomas Bernard Holdaway and Marion May Eames, on 19 January 1927 in Marton, New Zealand. They had 10 children.
  • Norman Blackler died in 1978 in New Zealand.

Alice May Blackman

F, b. 1905

Ester Ellen Blackman

F, b. 1911

Harold Blackman

M, b. 1906

Harry Blackman

M, b. circa 1880

Children of Harry Blackman and Jessie Murray

Jessie Grace Blackman

F, b. 1910

Thomas Blackman

M, b. circa 1737
  • Thomas Blackman was born circa 1737 in East Meon, Hampshire.
  • Thomas Blackman married Sarah Chase, daughter of John Chase and Hannah Lillywhite, on 24 July 1763 in East Meon, Hampshire. Witnesses to the marriage were Thomas Harbin and Thomas Wells.

Child of Thomas Blackman and Sarah Chase

Thomas Blackman

M, b. 22 June 1764

Emeline E Blackshaw

F, d. 1903

John Richard Blackwell

M, b. circa 1890

James Blades

M, b. circa 1875