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Family: John Mercer Langston/Caroline "Carrie" M. Wall (F39)  [1, 2

m. 25 Oct 1854


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  • John Mercer LangstonFather | Male
    John Mercer Langston

    Born  14 Dec 1829  Louisa County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Nov 1897  District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  25 Oct 1854  [3]  Ohio  [3] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Ralph Quarles | F47 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Lucy Jane Langston | F47 Group Sheet 

    Caroline "Carrie" M. WallMother | Female
    Caroline "Carrie" M. Wall

    Born  1833  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  16 Mar 1915  District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  19 Mar 1915  District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Stephen Wall | F50 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Priscilla | F50 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    > Arthur D. Langston

    Born  03 Aug 1855  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  07 Apr 1908  St. Louis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Ida M. Napier | F42 
    Married  26 Dec 1878  Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    > Ralph E. Langston

    Born  abt. 1857  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Anna Pearl Jackson | F51 
    Married     

    Nettie DeElla LangstonChild 3 | 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
    Spouse  James Carroll Napier | F38 
    Married  02 Oct 1878  District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location

    Frank Mercer "Lamb" LangstonChild 4 | Male
    > Frank Mercer "Lamb" Langston

    Born  abt. 1864  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  India Watkins | F53 
    Married  abt. 1895   

    Child 5 | Female
    Chinque Langston

    Born     
    Died    Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

  • Notes 
    • Was counsel-general in Haiti from 1875-1883. [4]

  • 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. [S34] Aristocrats of Color: the Black Elite, 1880-1920, Gatewood, William B., (University of Arkansas Press, 2000), 120.

    3. [S41] Negro in American history : men and women eminent in the evolution of the American of African descent, John Wesley Cromwell, (American Negro Academy, 1914), http://books.google.com/books?id=IY5GAAAAMAAJ., 159.

    4. [S61] John Mercer Langston Biographical Sketch, (Oberlin University), http://www.oberlin.edu/external/EOG/OYTT-images/JM..