Daniel Black1

#1304, (say 1642 - 5 December 1680)


Faith Bridges b. c 1645
Children 1.Daniel Black Jr+6 (1667 - )
 2.Mehitable Black6 (1670/71 - )
 3.John Black6 (1672 - )
 4.Edmund Black6 (1674 - )
 5.James Black5 (c 1676 - )
 6.Josiah Black5 (c 1678 - )
Birth*say 1642He was born say 1642. 
September 1660He and Faith Bridges were in Court "unlawful seduction" in September 1660 at Essex Co., MassachusettsG.2 
Marriage*between 1661 and March 1664He married Faith Bridges, daughter of Edmund Bridges and Elizabeth Manwaring, between 1661 and March 1664.1 
circa 1662He removed to York Co., MaineG, circa 1662.3 
September 1664He and Faith Bridges were in Court in September 1664 at Ipswich Quarterly Court, Essex Co., MassachusettsG.4 
Death*5 December 1680He died on 5 December 1680 at Boxford, Essex Co., MassachusettsG.5 


  1. [S161] George Thomas Little, editor, Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine (New York: Lewis Historical Publishing, 1909), four volumes, p. 1602; see also Yankee Doodle Tree: "7. Faith, married Daniel Black, who settled at York, Maine. " quoted from Great Migrations.
  2. [S166] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995-2011), I:392; "In September 1660 Failth Bridges and Daniel Black were in court over his unlawful seduction of her without her father's permission [EQC 2:243]."
  3. [S166] Robert Charles Anderson, Great Migration: Immigrants to New England.
  4. [S602] George Francis Dow, compiler, Records and Files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County Massachusetts (Salem, Mass.: The Essex Institute, 1911–1919), III:192, Ipswich: "Upon complaint made against Daniell Black and his wife, court ordered that they should sit one hour in the stocks, and for the future that said Black was not to threaten his wife or miscall her and to live peaceably with her, and she was to be orderly and not to gad abroad. She was further ordered not to be in company with John How or Judah Trumble nor come to the house of John How unless her husband sent her on business, and if either of them offended against this order, they were to be whipped."
  5. [S389] William Richard Cutter, Genealogical and Personal Memoirs : Relating to the Families of Boston and Eastern Massachusetts (4 Volumes, Partially Indexed) (Baltimore: Clearfield Co., 2000), p. 481. Hereinafter cited as Genealogical and Personal Memoirs.
  6. [S162] Notes on Edmund BRIDGES of Massachusetts and Some Descendants, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~sengercm/…, Faith BRIDGES , married Daniel (3,4,?6,7,?11) BLACK (1,2,3,4,6,7,11), born Scotland (4), between 1660 and 1664 (7), after courtship without her parents consent (4,Essex Ct. R., Sept., 1660 (3)). Was in Boxford 1684 (7) but does not appear to have owned land there (4). Did own a small tract in Topsfield in 1663 (4) but was considered poor and son Daniel was ordered by the court to help in 1688 (4). Daniel died 5 Dec 168? (4). At least 4 children between 1667 and 1674,
    Daniel BLACK
    Mehitable BLACK
    John BLACK
    Edmund BLACK
    perhaps a fifth, James BLACK who married about 1700 (4).