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Family: James Carroll Napier/Nettie DeElla Langston (F38)  [1

m. 02 Oct 1878


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  • Hon. James Carroll NapierFather | Male
    Hon. James Carroll Napier

    Born  09 Jun 1845  Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  21 Apr 1940  Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  24 Apr 1940  Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  02 Oct 1878  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]  District of Columbia  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  William Carroll Napier | F37 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Jane Elizabeth Watkins | F37 Group Sheet 

    Nettie DeElla LangstonMother | Female
    Nettie DeElla Langston

    Born  17 Jun 1860  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  27 Sep 1938  Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  30 Sep 1938  Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  John Mercer Langston | F39 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Caroline "Carrie" M. Wall | F39 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Carye Cornelia Langston Napier

    Born  01 Feb 1894  Courtland, Lawrence County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  10 Oct 1918  Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  13 Oct 1918  Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Notes 
    • They raised Carrye, daughter of Nettie's brother Frank.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Profiles of African-Americans in Tennessee, Annual Local Conference on Afro-American Culture and History, (http://www.tnstate.edu/library/digital/digitizing.html).

    2. [S32] James C. Napier, (The Journal of Negro History, Vol. 25, No. 3. (Jul., 1940), pp. 400-401.), http://tinyurl.com/2kajpf..
      has 1878 as marriage year.

    3. [S35] African-American History of Nashville, Tennessee, 1790-1930: elites and dilemmas, Lovettt, Bobby, (University of Arkansas, 1999), 222.

    4. [S38] Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851-2003, (Ancestry.com), http://tinyurl.com/ywh65u..
      Washington Post, 3 Oct 1878.

    5. [S47] James Carroll Napier (1845 - 1940): From Plantation to the City, Lovett, Bobby L., (The Southern Elite and Social Change, University of Arkansas Press, 2002), 82.

    6. [S64] Golden Wedding of JC Napiers, (Chicago Defender, 20 Oct 1928).

    7. [S65] JC Napier: Who Is He?, (Chicago Defender, 15 Jun 1935).