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Henry Alonzo Napier

Male 1851 - 1882


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  • Born  17 Jun 1851  Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  16 Dec 1882  [1, 2
    Cause: wagon accident 
    Buried  Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I118  Nashville
    Last Modified  21 Feb 2008 

    Father  William Carroll Napier,   b. 24 Sep 1824, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jan 1896 
    Mother  Jane Elizabeth Watkins,   b. 11 Apr 1825, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1909, St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1844 
    Family ID  F37  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    1860 TN Census: William & Jane E. Napier
    1860 TN Census: William & Jane E. Napier
    Date: 4 Sep 1860
    Location: Ward 4, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee

    1. William - age 37, hackman, born in TN
    2. Jane - age 36
    3. James - age 15
    4. Elias W. - age 11
    5. Henry Alonzo - age 9
    6. Ida M. - age 2

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    1870 TN Census: WC & Jane Napier
    1870 TN Census: WC & Jane Napier
    Date: 2 Jun 1870
    Dwelling: 81
    Location: Ward 4, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee

    1. W C Napier - age 46, teamster, real estate $5000, born in AL
    2. Jane - age 46
    3. James C. - age 24, real estate $1000
    4. Elias W. - age 21, barber
    5. Henry Alonzo - age 19, at school
    6. Ida M. - age 12

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    1870 DC Census: JC Napier/AH Napier
    1870 DC Census: JC Napier/AH Napier
    Enumeration Date: 10 Jun 1870
    Page: 36
    Location: District of Columbia

    Residing in Howard dormitory
    - Napier, JC - age 24, born in TN
    - Napier, AH - age 18, born in TN

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    Freedmen's Bank Record: Henry A. Napier
    Freedmen's Bank Record: Henry A. Napier
    Date: 2 Sep
    Residence: Student at Howard University
    born in Nashville
    age - 19
    News story re Alonzo Napier
    News story re Alonzo Napier

  • Notes 
    • School in Nashville named after him. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S35] African-American History of Nashville, Tennessee, 1790-1930: elites and dilemmas, Lovettt, Bobby, (University of Arkansas, 1999), 138.

    2. [S17] Old City Cemetery: Grave Search, (Nashville Public Library), http://0-www.library.nashville.org.waldo.library.n..