Birth Certificate for Vivian Louise Black

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Title

Birth Certificate for Vivian Louise Black

Alternative Title

Birth Certificate, Vivian Black

Subject

Sanford (Fla.)
Birth certificates--Florida
Babies--Hospital care

Description

Certificate of birth for Vivian Louise Black (1940-), the daughter of Pilgrim Black (1905-2002) and Lula Mae Haynes Black (1917-2007), who got married in 1937. According to this document, Vivin was born at the Fernald-Laughton Memorial Hospital in Sanford, Florida. She was delivered by Dr. George H. Starke on October 11, 1940.

Vivian is also the oldest sister of Lula Yvonne Black (1942-); Charles Samuel Black (1945-); Pilgrim Black, Jr. (ca. 1947-); and Patricia Ann Black (1956- ); as well as the half-sister of David Harry Black (1929-2012). Vivian graduated from Crooms High School around 1958. She married Benjamin Moore Hawkins in the 1960s and moved to Rochester, New York. The couple had two children together: Benjamin Moore, Jr. (1960-) and Fejetta Michelle Hawkins (1972-). Vivian worked for several years in a factory until she suffered a stroke at age 35, when the left side of her body became completely paralyzed. She moved back to Sanford, Florida, after her stroke.

Creator

Fernald-Laughton Memorial Hospital

Source

Original birth certificate, 1940: Fernald-Laughton Memorial Hospital, Sanford, Florida: Private Collection of Patricia Ann Black.

Publisher

Celery City Printing Company

Date Created

1940-10-11

Date Issued

1940-10-11

Contributor

Black, Patricia Ann

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original birth certificate, October 11, 1940: Fernald-Laughton Memorial Hospital, Sanford, Florida.

Is Part Of

Patricia Black Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

152 KB

Medium

1 birth certificate

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Sanford, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher

Provenance

Originally owned by Pilgrim Black.
Inherited by Patricia Ann Black in 2002.

Rights Holder

Copyright to the resource is held by Patricia Ann Black and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

Source Repository

Private Collection of Patricia Ann Black

External Reference

Coles, Robert. Uprooted Children: The Early Life of Migrant Farm Workers. [Pittsburgh]: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1970.
Piore, Michael J. Birds of Passage: Migrant Labor and Industrial Societies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979.
Flewellyn, Valada S. African Americans of Sanford. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub, 2009.

External Reference Title

Transcript

The Fernald-Laughton Memorial Hospital
Sanford, Florida
BIRTH CERTIFICATE
This Certifies that Vivian Black was born in the FERNALD-LAUGHTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AT 500 OAK AVENUE at Sanford, Florida, on the 11 day of October A.D., 1940
IN WITNESS THEREOF, the said Hospital has caused this certificate to be signed by its duly authorized officer.

Lucille Pegsam[?]
SUPERINTENDENT
Geo. H. Starke, M.D.

Hospital Number 6790A
DOCTOR

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