Samuel Hardenbroek Black. Son of James Black (1767-1849) and Rebecca Hardenbroek (1766-1835) of NJ, he was a graduate of Princeton. He married first Frances Matilda Merwin in Hamilton, OH, in 1836. They removed to Natchez, MS, where he became the editor of the Natchez Daily Courier and later taught at Oakland College, in Claiborne Co. After Frances' 1844 death, he married Rev. Jeremiah Chamberlain's eldest daughter, Mary Blaine Chamberlain, in 1846. With Frances Merwin, Samuel had three children: Frances Rebecca; Merwin; and Joseph Lincoln. With Mary B. Chamberlain, he had a daughter, Mary Susan. Samuel is said to have died in a carriage accident in 1847.
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