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Robert G. Black

ROBERT G. BLACK, grocery and feed store, Grove City, is the eldest son of Alexander and Elizabeth (Glenn) Black, and was born on the homestead, in Springfield Township, March 2, 1821, where he was educated, and followed farming for a number of years. In 1859 he was elected county commissioner, which office he held for six years. In 1873 he moved to this borough and established his present business. He was married in 1847 to Miss Mary Park, daughter of Joseph Park, of Pine Township, and natives of York County, Penn. They have two children: Ada, Mrs. Dr. Martin, of Grove City, and Laura, Mrs. J. P. Dougherty, of Omaha, Neb. Mr. Black and wife are members of the Presbyterian Church of this borough.


Source: History of Mercer County, 1888, page 1026

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