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Johann George SCHWARZ was born about 1705, probably in Germany
and arrived at Philadelphia 2 October 1753, age 48, on the ship Edinburgh.1

He was living in 1768.2 His wife Anna Catharina living in 1765.3 
She may the same or a second wife from Maria Catharina, listed as the mother
of Adam in his marriage record.4
Children:

1. Christian SCHWARZ4 b. say 1734 Germany;6 m Eva GREIFF 1 Apr. 1755;4
   living 1764.7
2. Johann Adam SCHWARZ4 b. ca. 1736;5 m. Sarah Christina GREIFF
   8 Feb. 1757;4 d. 2 Apr. 1789 (age 53) and bur. Bethlehem Church Cem.,
   Davie Co., NC5
3. Johann Jacob SCHWARZ4 b. say 1738;6 m. Barbara;7,8,9 died between
   11 December 177310 and 31 Aug. 17749 Surry Co., NC
4. Anna Magdalena SCHWARZ4 b. say 1740;6 believed to have m.1. 
   ca. 1761/2 Michael GERBER/CARVER;11 living 178713

Adam SCHWARZ/BLACK and wife Sarah GREIFF had children:
1. Johann Andreas BLACK b. 30 July 1759 PA;14 m. Rosina;13
   d. 25 Mar. 1840, bur. Black (Leomine) Cem., Loramie Twp., Shelby Co.,
   OH15
2. Anna Magdalena Barbara SCHWARZ b. 28 Oct. 176114
3. Johann Jacob17 BLACK bap. 17 May 1764 Plainfield Twp.,
   Northampton Co., PA;7 m. Susannah;13,16 died between 4 Sep. and 30 Nov.
   1821 Rowan (now Davie) Co., NC16
4. Mary17 BLACK born Northampton Co., PA; m. Jacob18,43 SIGHTS17
5. Catherine17 BLACK b. ca. 1768 Northampton Co., PA; m.bond Henry MOCK17
   25 Oct. 1787;19 d. 6 Nov. 1837, bur. Black Cem., Davie Co., NC20
6. Frederick17 BLACK b. 1765-1780; m.bond.1. Milley TUCKER 5 Mar. 1796;21
   m.bond.2. Sarah "Sally" WILLIAMS 5 Nov. 1798;21 d. 181640-182022 IN (or
   KY or OH?)
7. Sarah17 BLACK; b. say 1773;44 m.bond Michael RILEY 5 Mar. 179619
8. Loves17/Lovace45/Louisa23 BLACK bap. 21 Jan. 1775 (now) Forsyth Co.,
   NC;23 m.bond Zachariah BARLOW 22 Aug. 1798;21 living 1850;45
9. Adam BLACK bap. 25 Aug. 1777 (now) Forsyth Co., NC;13 d. before 178113
10. Sophia17 BLACK living 1789
11. Adam17 BLACK b. 5 Sep. 1781 (now) Forsyth Co., NC;13 living 181034

Jacob BLACK and wife Susannah had children, all born Rowan (now Davie) Co., NC:
1. John George24 BLACK bap. 15 June 1788;13; m.bond 26 Dec. 1808 Nancy BECK;19
   d. between 1 June 184035 and 20 Mar. 1841,25 Davie Co., NC
2. Ann24 BLACK b. ca. 1791;33 m. George SWEET;24 living 182724 out of state
3. Sarah24 "Sally" BLACK b. 26 Apr. 1793;28 m.bond Frederick MILLER24 30 Oct. 1819;29
   d. 186026-187027 Yadkin Co., NC
4. Jacob BLACK b. 4 June 1795;28 d. before 182724
5. John24 BLACK b. ca. 1798;33 m.bond Catherine ETCHESON 7 Mar. 1823;19
   d. Dec. 1824 Rowan (now Davie) Co., NC30
6. Daniel24 BLACK b. ca. 1800;31,41 m.bond Eunicy JAMES 7 Sep. 1823;29 d.
   "age 69," 1 Apr. 187036,41, while visting relatives;37 bur. Winterset Cem.,
   Madison Co., Iowa36,41
7. Mary24 BLACK b. ca. 1802;32 m.bond Riley ETCHESON24 22 Jan. 1818;29 living
   1850 Madison Co., IN32
8. Elizabeth24 "Betsy" BLACK b. 4 Oct. 1803;42 m.bond Elijah THOMAS24
   18 Oct. 1823;29 d. 9 Apr. 1856, bur. Bethlehem Church Cem., Davie
   Co., NC42
9. William24 BLACK; m. Elvira DECKER 8 Nov. 1835;38; d. before 27 Feb. 1849
   Harrison Co., Indiana39

1. Ralph Beaver Strassburger and William John Hinke, Pennsylvania German Pioneers, (Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1966), 1:576-581. 2. Northampton Co., PA 1768 tax list, Plainfield Twp., FHL microfilm 0,021,682. Both George and Adam are in 1768. Only Adam is in 1769 and 1770. 3. William J. Hinke, Church Record of the Reformed and Lutheran Congregations in Nazareth Township, Northampton County (Formerly the Dryland Church, now Tinity Lutheran in Hecktown.) (1929), 8, FHL microfilm 0,020,351, item 1. George SCHWARTZ and wife Anna Catharine sponsors for baptism of Johann George Gärber 30 June 1765, son of Michael and Magdalene 4. Old Goshenhoppen Lutheran Churchbook, Upper Salford Twp., Montgomery Co., PA, FHL microfilm 0,022,073. Joh. Georg SCHWARZ, wife Anna Catharina, son Joh. Adam, communicants p. 115, entries 75-77. Christian SCHWARZ marriage p. 192, entry 21. Johann Adam SCHWARZ marriage p. 194, entry 39. 5. Adam Black headstone, Bethlehen United Methodist Church Cem., Davie Co., NC. 6. Estimate from marriage date and/or children, and known age of Adam. 7. William J. Hinke, Church Record Book of the Plainfield Reformed Church, Plainfield Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania 1763-1853, (1934), FHL microfilm 0,020,353, item 1. 8. Little Zion Lutheran Churchbook (Indianfield), Franconia Twp., Montgomery Co., PA, p. 40, FHL microfilm 0,021,326. 9. Jacob Black inventory, Surry Co., NC Record of Wills 1:30, FHL microfilm 0,019,972. Note: There are two pages numbered 30. This is the second one. 10. Adelaide L. Fries, Records of Moravians in North Carolina, (Raleigh: Edwards & Broughton Printing Co., State Printers, 1925), 2:780. 11. a) 4 Apr. 1756 Christian Schwartz and wife Eva at source #4 had Magdalena Schwarz, single, daughter of Georg Schwartz, as a sponsor. b) 3 June 1759 Jacob Schwarz and wife Barbara at source #8 had Magdalena Schwarz as a sponsor. c) Michael Gerber appeared as a single man in the 6 Jan. 1761 assessment for White Hall Twp., Northampton Co., PA, FHL microfilm 0,021,684. d) 11 Nov. 1761 Adam Schwarz and wife Sarah at source #14 had Michael Gerber, Barbra Wipner, and Magdalena Schwarz as sponsors for their daughter Anna Magdalena. e) 7 August 1763 at source #7 Adam Schwartz and Magd. Gerber were sponsors for Sarah Magdaline, daughter of William Huth. f) 30 June 1765 George Schwartz and wife Anna Catharina at source #3 were sponsors for John George Gerber, son of Michael Gerber and wife Anna Magdalena. g) 1782 Adam Schwarz and Mag. Gerber at source #13 were sponsors for George Peter, son of Peter and Mary Smith. h) 1783 Michael Gerber in his will, source #12, made as executors his wife Magdalena and Adam Schwarz. i) 15 Apr. 1787 John J. Schwarz & Ann Mag. Gerber at source 13 were sponsors for John Jacob, son of Christian & Margt Eliz. Gerber. [Christian was the son of Anna Magdalena, John J. Schwarz was Johann Jacob, either the son of Adam and Sarah, or Jacob and Barbara.] 12. Michael Gerber original will, Surry Co., NC wills, NC State Archives, FHL microfilm 1,579,715. Recorded copy Record of Wills 2:2. 13. Nelson A. L. Weller, "The Record Book of Shiloh Lutheran Church, Lewisville, NC 1777-1893," The Forsyth County Genealogical Society Journal, 12, number 3 (Spring 1994): 2-20. 14. St. Paul's Lutheran and Reformed (Blue Church) Churchbook, Upper Saucon Twp., Lehigh Co., PA, unpaginated, arranged by baptism date (with birth date given), FHL microfilm 0,022,074. 15. Barbara Adams & Gene Mozley, Memorial Records of Shelby County, Ohio 1819-1975, (Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc., 1977), 559. 16. Jacob Black original will, Rowan County wills, NC State Archives, FHL microfilm 1,578,691. Recorded Copy: Record of Wills H:135. 17. Adam Black original will, Rowan County wills, NC State Archives, FHL microfilm 1,578,691. Recorded Copy: Record of Wills D:156. 18. Stokes Co., NC deed 2:323, FHL microfilm 0,466,265. Jacob SIGHTS was witness to Sarah BLACK giving all good and chattles to son Frederic. 19. Surry Co., NC marriage bonds. Henry Mock (signed Heinrich Mock by Peter Mock)-Catherine Black, Bondsman: Peter Mock, FHL microfilm 0,546,471. Michael Rily (signed Rilay)-Sarah Black, Bondsman: Fredrick Black, FHL microfilm 0,546,473. John Black-Caty Etcherson, Bondsman: Peter Recktor, FHL microfilm 0,546,468. George Black-Nancy Beck, Bondsman: Zackaria Barlow, FHL microfilm 0,546,468. 20. Davie County Historical and Genealogical Society, Davie County Cemeteries, (Mocksville, NC: by author, 1998), 98. 21. NC Division of Archives and History, An Index to Marriage Bonds Filed in the NC State Archives BLACK-TUCKER, FHL microfiche 6,330,288. BLACK-WILLIAMS, FHL microfiche 6,330,288. BARLOW-BLACK, FHL microfiche 6,330,286. 22. 1820 Wayne Co., Indiana census, p. 223. Sarah Black head of household. 23. Fries, Moravian Records, 2:863. 24. Jacob Black loose estate papers, 1822 file, Rowan County, NC State Archives, FHL microfilm 1,605,331, frames 191-211 25. Davie Co., NC Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, 1837-1847 book, p. 238, FHL microfilm 0,572,589. 26. 1860 Yadkin Co., NC census. 27. 1870 Yadkin Co., NC census. Sarah does not appear in household of husband. 28. Jo White Linn, "Records of Heidelberg Evangelical Lutheran (Old Dutchmans Creek) Church," Rowan County Register, 4 (Aug. 1989): 861-872. 29. Rowan County, NC marriage bonds Frederick Miller-Salley Black, Bondsman: John Black, FHL microfilm 0,500,954. Daniel Black-Unicy James, Bondsman: Peter Recttor, FHL microfilm 0,500,950. Riley Aytcheson-Mary Black, Bondsman: Silas Aytcheson, FHL microfilm 0,500,949. Elijah Thomas-Mary Black, Bondsman: Ryley Etcheson, FHL microfilm 0,500,956. 30. John Black loose estate papers, 1824 file, Rowan County, NC State Archives, FHL microfilm 1,605,331, frames 212-226. 31. 1860 Madison Co., Indiana census. 32. 1850 Madison Co., Indiana census. 33. Estimate from ages of other children. 34. 1810 Rowan Co., NC census. 35. 1840 Davie Co., NC census. 36. Graves Registration, WPA project, Tombstone Records of Madison County, Iowa (by author, 1938), 16, FHL microfilm 1,064,468. 37. Chuck Mallette, 18 Feb. 2002 post to Rootsweb NCDAVIE list. 38. Harrison Co., Indiana 1832-1846 marriage book, p. 50, #94, FHL microfilm 0,549,383. William Black and Elvira Decker. [Note: letter in #24 written by William in 1837 from Lanesville, Harrison Co., IN stated he was now married.] 39. Harrison Co., Ind. order book G:46, FHL microfilm 1,404,693. 40. Pulaski Co., KY tax lists, 1816, FHL microfilm 0,008,209. 41. Daniel Black headstone, Winterset Cem., Madison Co, Iowa. 42. Elizabeth Thomas headstone, Bethlehen United Methodist Church Cem., Davie Co., NC. 43. Historical Society of Montgomery County, Illinois, "Revolutionary Soldiers of Montgomery County" (Online: Historical Society of Montgomery County, 2012). 7 April 1914 letter from Belle Grantham Hughes (great-granddaughter of Jacob Sights) stated "In answer to your request for information concerning Jacob Sights, I will say: He was born in Germany in 1755. Came to America when quite young: and after the Revolutionary war settled in Kentucky. There he married a Miss Mary Black, and reared a large family." Census records show first children were born in NC, not KY. See also record #18. 44. Michal Ryly household, 1800 Stokes Co., NC census, p. 606. Female age 26-45. 45. John Barlow household, 1850 Surry Co., NC census, p. 264. Lovace age 80.

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