BIRTHPLACE: Note that the county of Keokuk, Iowa was the parent county of Washington county, Iowa and she would not be aware of the name change.

RELIGION: Quaker, very staunch in the faith

SURNAME: tradition: BLACK originally SCHWARTZ, people came from Germany.(Daisy Banks,
Hannibal, MO)

RESIDENCES: went to Pueblo, Colo to care for dau-i-l, Minnie Lee P. West, and her children
ill with tuberculosis. She lived with dau Kate May West Hill who had moved there; She was in St. Louis, 1900 Census, living in the Lindley home, working as a seamstress. She came to Salt Lake City to help son, William Henry, widower, care for children, Lyda and Harrold. According to the recollections of grd Lyda West Barney, SLC, Mary Elizabeth went to live with Kate West Hill and died there.

RESIDENCE NOTE: from 11-19-97 telephone conversation with gr dau, Marie
Fritsche Timmons, Sun City, AZ, dau of Jessie Sarah West Fritsche: "Grandma West" came to St. Louis to live with dau Nell Burkholder, then to Jessie's house in St. Louis, She described her as a very petite person. She made quilts for Marie's baby doll.
  • 23 Jan 1845 - Birth - ; ,Washington,Iowa
  • 19 Sep 1922 - Death - ; Pueblo,Pueblo,Colorado
John A. Black
10 Jan 1810 - 1886
Mary Elizabeth Black
23 Jan 1845 - 19 Sep 1922
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) John A. Black
Birth10 Jan 1810Lexington,Rockbridge,Virginia
Death1886 ,Washington,Iowa
Marriage15 Sep 1831to Eleanor M. Caldwell at Warren Co., Illinois
PARENT (F) Eleanor M. Caldwell
Death1879 IL
Marriage15 Sep 1831to John A. Black at Warren Co., Illinois
FMartha Joanna Black
Birth5 Jan 1842Washington Co. Iowa
Death27 Mar 1942
MarriageABT 1864to Edmund Rufus Powers at ,Iowa
Marriage29 Oct 1857to Sawin
FMary Elizabeth Black
Birth23 Jan 1845,Washington,Iowa
Death19 Sep 1922Pueblo,Pueblo,Colorado
Marriage22 Mar 1860to Henry Snowdall West * at Hannibal,Marion,Missouri USA
MJoseph Clokey Black
Birth29 Oct 1833,Warren,Illinois
Death9 Feb 1910Sterling,Rice,Kansas
Marriage29 Oct 1857to Nancy Ann Gordon
MJohn Ford Black
Birth4 Jul 1835,Warren,Illinois
FEliza Black
Birth4 Nov 1837,Washington,Iowa
DeathBEF 1850
FMargaret A. Black
Birth9 Jan 1839,Washington,Iowa
MarriageABT 1860to Scofield at ,Iowa
MWilliam J. Black
Birth12 Sep 1840,Washington,Iowa USA
Marriage6 Sep 1866to Jane Mozier
FArminta L. Black
Birth23 Dec 1846,Washington,Iowa
MJames Monroe Black
Birth12 Dec 1849,Washington,Iowa USA
Marriage2 Jan 1879to Maggie E. Stevenson at ,Warren,Illinois
FEliza Ellen Black
Birth12 Dec 1849,Washington,Iowa
Marriageto Woodruff
FFrances Virginia Black
Birth3 Aug 1851,Washington,Iowa
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Henry Snowdall West *
Death22 Nov 1884 Hannibal,Marion,Missouri USA
Marriage22 Mar 1860to Mary Elizabeth Black at Hannibal,Marion,Missouri USA
PARENT (F) Mary Elizabeth Black
Birth23 Jan 1845,Washington,Iowa
Death19 Sep 1922 Pueblo,Pueblo,Colorado
Marriage22 Mar 1860to Henry Snowdall West * at Hannibal,Marion,Missouri USA
FatherJohn A. Black
MotherEleanor M. Caldwell
MWilliam Henry West *
Birth11 Dec 1863Hannibal,Marion,Missouri
Death23 Sep 1923Riverside,Riverside,California
Marriage20 Oct 1885to Minnie Lee Powell * at Hannibal,Marion,Missouri
Marriageto Claire I. Bowers at Salt Lake City,Salt Lake,Utah
MSamuel Wilson West
Birth19 Nov 1861Hannibal,Marion,Missouri USA
Death3 Jul 1863
FMary Ella West
Birth25 Dec 1865Hannibal,Marion,Missouri USA
Death3 Dec 1926
Marriage5 Nov 1887to Joseph B. Burkholder at Hannibal,Marion,Missouri USA
FKathryn May West
Birth10 Apr 1869Hannibal,Marion,Missouri USA
Death23 May 1949Pueblo,Pueblo,Colorado USA
Marriage5 Nov 1890to Edward Newton Hill at Hannibal,Marion,Missouri USA
MCharles Edward West
Birth3 Oct 1872Hannibal,Marion,Missouri
Death13 Sep 1947Nampa,Ada,Idaho
Marriage1894to Ella Marstiller at Hannibal,Marion,Missouri
Marriageto Ora L. Wes
MGeorge Lawrence West
Birth30 Jan 1875Hannibal,Marion,Missouri USA
Death11 Dec 1945
Marriage7 Jun 1922to Alma Leis at Hannibal,Marion,Missouri
FJessie Sarah West
Birth10 Oct 1877Hannibal,Marion,Missouri
Death12 Mar 1934Hannibal,Marion,Missouri
Marriage3 Apr 1901to Eugene Edward Fritsche Sr. at St.Louis,St.Louis,Missouri USA
MJoseph Wallace West
Birth8 Aug 1880Hannibal,Marion,Missouri USA
Death6 Jul 1965Hollywood,Broward,Florida
Marriage3 Sep 1907to Maurie Green at Hannibal,Marion,Missouri
[S55] Census: 1900, St. Louis, St. Louis MO
[S56] Family Records of Mary (Lyda) W. Barney,
Descendancy Chart
Mary Elizabeth Black b: 23 Jan 1845 d: 19 Sep 1922
Henry Snowdall West * d: 22 Nov 1884
William Henry West * b: 11 Dec 1863 d: 23 Sep 1923
Minnie Lee Powell * b: 11 Mar 1866 d: 26 Nov 1906
Claire I. Bowers b: 1867 d: DECEASED
Samuel Wilson West b: 19 Nov 1861 d: 3 Jul 1863
Mary Ella West b: 25 Dec 1865 d: 3 Dec 1926
Joseph B. Burkholder b: ABT 1863
Kathryn May West b: 10 Apr 1869 d: 23 May 1949
Edward Newton Hill b: 6 Nov 1867 d: 4 Aug 1945
Charles Edward West b: 3 Oct 1872 d: 13 Sep 1947
Ella Marstiller b: ABT 1875
George Lawrence West b: 30 Jan 1875 d: 11 Dec 1945
Alma Leis b: ABT 1873
Jessie Sarah West b: 10 Oct 1877 d: 12 Mar 1934
Eugene Edward Fritsche Sr. b: 5 Dec 1876 d: 3 Jun 1959
Joseph Wallace West b: 8 Aug 1880 d: 6 Jul 1965
Maurie Green b: 15 May 1885