John and Jane

Family.JohnM.Black barn on Blackville Road

John Black’s barn on Blackville Road, Washington CT

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, I want to pay tribute to my third great grandparents John and Jane (Mitchell) Black  who arrived with their children in New York harbor in April 1849 from Sligo, Ireland, and settled in Washington, CT.

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Jane Mitchell Black and two of her grandchildren, George B. Black and Emma Jane B. Smith

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