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Troy Lee Black (1895-1975)
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Born: 30 Aug 1895 Camden Tennessee.
Married: Lula Jane French (1904-1966) the daughter of Ferdinand A. French (1877-1928) and Lucy Caroline Cole (1879-1945) on 20 Dec 1919 in Benton County Tennessee.
Died: 23 Jul 1975 Benton County Tennessee. 1
Buried: Pleasant Hill Cemetery Benton County Tennessee.
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James H. Black
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Troy Lee Black
30 Aug 1895-23 Jul 1975

Backie J. Ward
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Spouse and Children

      Lula Jane French

Troy fought during WW1.

Troy Black. CAMDEN Services for Troy Lee Black, 79, retired railroad employe, were today at Sandy Point Baptist Church with the Rev. Leonard Greer and the Rev. Monroe Sarratt officiating." Burial was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery with Stockdale-Malin Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Black died Wednesday at his home after a short illness. He was a, WWI veteran and a member and deacon .of Sandy Point Baptist Church. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Ivy Douglas Black of Camden; two daughters, Mrs. Nadine Turner and Mrs. Mildred Baker, both of Camden; two sons, Wendell Black and Aaron Black, both of East St. Louis, Ill.; 15 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.2 3 4 5

Sources:

  1. Shelby County Tennessee Register of Deeds http://register.shelby.tn.us/index.php
  2. Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census, District 12, Benton, Tennessee; Roll: 2233; Page: 1B; EnumerationDistrict: 14; Image: 1073.0.
  3. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Card
  4. Tennessee State Library and Archives
  5. The Jackson Sun (Jackson, Tennessee) Fri, Jul 25, 1975 Main Edition Page 7