Alexander Black

ID# 8224, (12 Nov 1903 - 4 Aug 1962)

Alexander Black was born on 12 Nov 1903 at 34 Farme Loan Road, Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Alexander Black
At 7.5 PM
Parents: William Weir Black, Plumber Journeyman & Mary Black MS Spencer
Married: 1900 July 12th, Glasgow

Mary Black, Mother was the informant.1,2

Alexander Black immigrated on 2 Jun 1922 from Glasgow Scotland via "SS Saturnia" to Toronto, Canada,

Sailed 2 June 1922 via Canadian Pac Rly to Toronto.

Alexander Black
Aged 18
Single, Male
Machine Man
Born Rutherglen, Glasgow Scotland
Object to Settle
Money in possession: £5
Father paid his passage
Destined to: 12 Copland Ave, Toronto, Father - Mr Wm Black
Nearest Relative in Scotland: Mother, Mary S Black, 9 Hill St, Clydebank.3

Alexander Black married Jeanie Hepburn Laird, daughter of Peter Gourlay Laird and Georgina Hepburn, on 19 Oct 1927 at 113 Hiawtha Road, Toronto, Ontario, Canada,

On the 8th Oct 1927, both Alexander Black and Jean Heburn Laird, stated their current residence.
this is 15 days prior to the marriage.
This was when the License was issued.

Alexander Black
Aged 23, Bachelor
Res: 56 Firstbrook Road
Born: Scotland
Intended Place of Marriage: Toronto
Parents: William Weir Black & Mary Spencer
Jean Heburn Laird
Aged 23, Spinster
Res: 82 Brandon Avenue
Born: Scotland
Parents: Peter Laid & Georgina Heburn

Witnesses: John Shaw, 46 Robbins Ave & Margaret K Orr, 42 Taylor St, in the City of Toronto in the County of York Ontario.1,4

Alexander Black was on the 1957 Electoral Roll 52 Beachview Crescent, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, also listed in the household was Jeanie

BLACK Alexander, Snr, Chef
BLACK Mrs Jean
BLACK Alexander Jnr, prod. manager.5

Alexander died on 4 Aug 1962 at Toronto, Ontario, Canada, at age 58 years, 8 months and 23 days.

Alexander was buried in Aug 1962 at Pine Hills Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada,

In Loving Memory of
A Dear Husband and Father
Alexander Black
Nov 12 1903 - Aug 4 1962
Beloved Husband of
Jean H Black
Aug 4 1904 - July 7 1994
At Rest.6

Alexander Black & Jean H Black MS Laird
Cemetery Headstone
Courtsey GailNancyJ Ancestry - Munro Family Tree

Alexander and Jeanie had Had 4 Children

William Weir Black 1928 - 2004
Georgina Hepburn Black 1929 - 1982
Alexander Black 1933
Mary Spencer Black 1945 - 1994

Refer to Ancestry Trees of GailNacyJ - Munro Family Tree and make contact for further information about family.7

Family: Alexander Black and Jeanie Hepburn Laird


  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1903 Rutherglen Lanark, 654/00 0707. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S61] Passenger Lists, Shipping Records ), Canada ocean Arrivals (Form 30A), 1919 - 1924 - via Ancestry. Hereinafter cited as Shipping Records.
  4. [S119] Canadian Vitial Statistics Agency, Canadian BDM Record, Canadian Indexes, unknown repository address, 1927 Ontario Canada, Marriages, 1801 - 1928, County of York Toronto Reg No 1482
    Archives of Ontario; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Registrations of Marriages, 1869-1928; Series: MS932; Reel: 800
    via Ancestry. Hereinafter cited as Canadian BDM Record.
  5. [S246] Elections, Canada, Voters List, 1935 - 1980 : Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Library and Archives Canada:, 1935 -1980 , 1957 Electoral District of Danforth, City of Toronto, Canada - via Ancestry. Hereinafter cited as Canada, Voters List, 1935 - 1980.
  6. [S139] Ancestry Public Member Trees, online, GailNacyJ - had the Munro Family Tree on Ancestry - email from Gail Jan 2017 as well. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry Public Member Trees.
  7. [S139] Ancestry Public Member Trees, online, GailNacyJ - had the Munro Family Tree on Ancestry.