Person:Anthony Black (2)

Anthony Black, Jr.
  1. Anthony Black, Jr.abt 1746 - Bef 1820
  2. John Black1750 - Bef 1808
  3. Eleanor BlackEst 1752-1762 -
  4. William Blackbef 1766 -
  5. Margaret "Peggy" Black
  6. Sarah "Sally" Black
m. 10 Nov 1798
  1. John Black
  2. James Black
  3. Nathaniel Black
  4. William H. Black
  5. Samuel Black
  6. Hugh Black
Facts and Events
Name Anthony Black, Jr.
Gender Male
Birth[1] abt. 24 Aug 1746 Augusta, Virginia, United States
Christening[1] 24 Aug 1746 Augusta, Virginia, United Statesby Rev. John Craig
Marriage 10 Nov 1798 Augusta, Virginia, United Statesto Catherine Torbett
Death[2] Bef. 27 Mar 1820 Augusta, Virginia, United Stateswhen his will was proved.

Anthony Black was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 356.--17th June, 1770. John Hunter and Frances ( ) to Samuel Hunter, 40 pence, 128 acres conveyed to John by Robert Brookes, conveyed by Beverley, 26th November, 1751, in Beverley Manor; John Thompson's line; corner Robert Hunter, now John Thompson; corner Anthony Black, a cabin by the road between John Hunter's and his son, Samuel Hunter's. Teste: W. Christian, David Carson.
  • Vol. 1 - Torbett's heirs vs. Campbell--O. S. 47; N. S. 16. Bond 18th November, 1771, by Wm. Campbell and John Tate to Hugh Torbet, of Chester County, and Alexander Mitchel, of Pennsylvania, Lancaster County. Answer of Sarah Buchanan Preston, 1805, that she is only child now living of Wm. Campbell, deceased. She married Francis Preston. Her father died August, 1781. Defendants are, viz: Arthur Campbell, surviving executor of Margaret Campbell and Francis Preston; and Sarah, his wife, late Campbell, heiress of Wm. Campbell, deceased. Plaintiffs are, viz: Saml. Torbett, Anthony Black and Catharine, his wife, late Torbett; Hugh and David Torbett, Andrew Lockridge and Easter, his wife, late Torbett; Jane and Nathaniel Torbett, Mary Torbet, an infant, heirs-at-law of Hugh Torbett, deceased. Bill says: Charles Campbell died 1767 testate, leaving wife Margaret (father and mother of Gen. Wm. Campbell). Margaret died about November, 1777. Genl. Wm. Campbell died about 1782, leaving only one child Sarah, since married to Francis Preston. Thomas Tate married one of the daughters of Margaret Campbell, deceased. Arthur Campbell says Genl. William died August, 1781. Charles Campbell died January, 1767. Copy of Gen. William Campbell's will dated 28th September, 1780, proved in Washington County, 16th April, 1782. Wife Elizabeth, son Charles Henry, daughter Sarah Buchanan Campbell. Copy of Margaret Campbell's will dated 13th October, 1777, proved in Washington County 18th March, 1778. Son William; daughters Elizabeth Taylor, Jean Tate, Margaret Campbell, Ann Poston; son-in-law Arthur Campbell.
  • Vol. 1 - Petition in 1781 or 1782: Therefore, as your worships is the only door we are to go through to justice, humbly hope you will recommend him to his Excellency, the Governor, which will prevent us from falling from our old rank, to wit, the second in the Battalion to the youngest, and your petitioners shall, as in duty bound ever pray, &c &c. (Signed) Jas. Davis, John Christian, Jr., Rich'd Shires, Saml. Blackwood, John Brooks. Jr., Robert Scott, Samuel Brooks, John Black, William Black, Joseph Bell, Ensign; Thomas Rutledge, Gill. Christian, James Bert, Gilbert Christian, Giles Brooks, W. Christian, William Davis, Thomas Kear, Benjamin Carr, James Wright, John Bell, Edward Rutledge, Samuel Armstrong, Neal O'Dear, Joseph Kerr, Robert Christian, Francis Best, Charles Donely, Jonathan Brooks, Jacob Gabert, Anthony Black, Alexander Wright, William Shields, William Brown, Robert Christian, Lieutenant; Gabriel Alexander, James Bready, Jacob van Lear, John Christian, Mathew Alexander, John Bready, Joseph Colter, John Alexander, John Bready, George Marshall.
  • Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond in Augusta County - 1798--November 6, Anthony Black and John Torbet, surety. Anthony Black and Catherine Torbet, of age, daughter of Robert Torbet. "This is to certify that we are agreed to this match. Given under my hand. Hugh Torbet."
  • Vol. 2 - Marriage in Augusta County - 1798, February 22d--By Rev. Archd. Scott: November 10th, Anthony Black and Catherine Torbet.
  • Vol. 1 - Torbett vs. Torbett--O. S. 29; N. S. 10--Augusta. Hugh and Robert Torbett were brothers. Samuel Torbett was son of Hugh. Anthony Black married Hugh Torbett's daughter.
  • Page 216.--17th July, 1808. John Black's will--To brother, William, and sisters, Peggy and Sally; to brother Anthony Black's five sons, John, Hugh, William, Samuel, James; to sister Eleanor Shields's two sons, Robert and Thomas Shields. Executors, brother Anthony, Samuel Long and Samuel Blackwood. Teste: Joseph Long, Samuel Black, Samuel Black. Proved, 26th September, 1808.
  1. 1.0 1.1 Craig, John. List of baptisms by Rev. John Craig, Augusta County, Virginia, 1740-1749. (Staunton, Va.: L. B. Hatke, 1979), p 15.

    "Anthony Black, a child baptized named Anthony."

  2. Family Group Sheet for Anthony Black Jr & Catherine Torbett by Natalie K Black.

    giving will proved 27 Mar 1820 per WB 13-p 128

  3.   United States. 1810 U.S. Census Population Schedule.

    Name: Anthony Black
    Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Augusta, Virginia
    Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 4
    Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15: 1
    Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1 [b. 1765 or before]
    Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over : 1 [b. 1765 or before]
    Numbers of Slaves: 3
    Number of Household Members Under 16: 5
    Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
    Number of Household Members: 10