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Ida M. Napier

Female 1859 - 1937


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  • Born  02 Jan 1859  Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  30 Oct 1937  St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: chronic myocarditis 
    Buried  Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I119  Nashville
    Last Modified  24 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

    Family  Arthur D. Langston,   b. 03 Aug 1855, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Apr 1908, St. Louis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  26 Dec 1878  Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Children 
     1. John Mercer Langston,   b. 10 Dec 1879, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Carroll Napier Langston, Sr.,   b. 11 Aug 1881, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Mar 1972, Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  21 Feb 2008 
    Family ID  F42  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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    Freedmen's Bank Record: Ida M. Napier
    Freedmen's Bank Record: Ida M. Napier
    Date: 4 Mar 1874
    Born in Nashville, TN
    Age 16
    Residence: N. Cherry Street, Nashville
    Father: WC Napier
    Mother: JAE Napier
    Siblings: James, Lonzo, Elias
    Remarks: Mother can draw on presenting <...> book.
    1880 MO Census: Arthur & Ida Langston
    1880 MO Census: Arthur & Ida Langston
    Enumeration Date: 9 Nov 1880
    Enumeration District: 435
    Page: 5
    Location: St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri

    Family #50
    1. Arthur D. - head, age 25, school teacher, born in Ohio, father born in Virginia, mother born in Ohio.
    2. Ida N. - wife, age 20, born in TN, parents born in TN
    3. Mercer - son, age 6 months, born in Dec

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    1880 DC Census: Caroline Langston
    1880 DC Census: Caroline Langston
    Enumeration Date: 3 Jun 1880
    Enumeration District: 4
    Page: 15
    Location: District of Columbia

    #126
    1. Langston, Caroline - age 42
    2. Ralph - son, age 23
    3. Frank - son, age 16
    4. Ida - daughter-in-law, age 23
    5. John M. - grandson, born in Dec

    Note: Ida and John M. were also enumerated in Missouri.

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    1900 MO Census: Arthur & Ida Langston
    1900 MO Census: Arthur & Ida Langston
    Enumeration Date: 5 Jun 1900
    Enumeration District: 144
    Sheet: 7A
    Location: St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri

    3340 S. Jefferson Avenue
    1. Arthur D. - Head, age 44, born Aug 1855, married 21 years
    2. Ida M. - wife, age 41, born Jan 1859
    3. John M. - son, age 20, born Dec 1879
    4. Carrol N. - son, age 18, born Aug 1881
    5. Beatrice - niece, age 18, born Feb 1882

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    1920 MO Census: Ida N. Langston
    1920 MO Census: Ida N. Langston
    Enumeration Date: 10 Jan 1920
    Enumeration District: 179
    Sheet: 10A
    Location: Ward 10, St. Louis, Missouri

    3540 S. Jefferson Street
    1. Ida Langston - age 61, widowed
    2. John M. - age 40, single, Principal @ public school

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    1930 MO Census: John M. Langston
    1930 MO Census: John M. Langston
    Enumeration Date: 16 Apr 1930
    Enumeration District: 9
    Sheet: 14B
    Location: St. Louis, Missouri

    2354 Michigan
    1. John M. - Head, age 40, Principal @ public school
    2. Ida N. - mother, age 70, married at 20 years old

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    Death Certificate: Ida N. Langston
    Death Certificate: Ida N. Langston
    Age: 79
    Father: William Carrol Langston
    Mother: Jane Elizabeth Watkins
    Informant: Mr. John Mercer Langston
    Widow

    Histories
    From the Nashville Globe - 25 Jan 1907
    From the Nashville Globe - 25 Jan 1907
    Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Napier left Wednesday evening for St. Louis, Mo., where they will remain for two weeks visiting relatives. Mr. Napier will spend a while with his mother and sister, while Mrs. Napier will remain over a week longer as the guest of her brother and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Langston.

  • Notes 
    • was the only girl [4]
    • Class of 1877 from Fisk University. [5]

    Born:
    • death certificate and grave marker has birth year as 1858, while 1900 census says 1859.

  • Sources 
    1. [S63] Missouri Death Certificates Index 1910-1956 , (Missouri State Archives), http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcert..
      Cert #36509

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

    3. [S7] Marriages Recorded in Nashville, 1864-1905 , (http://library.nashville.org/localhistory/his_lochisindexes.asp#marriages).
      book 7, pg. 71

    4. [S42] From the Virginia plantation to the national capitol, or, The first and only Negro representative in Congress from the Old Dominion, John Mercer Langston, (American Publishing Company, 1894), http://books.google.com/books?id=Ro8hAAAAMAAJ., 525.

    5. [S18] Catalogue of the Officers and Students of Fisk University, Nashville TN 1897-1898, (http://books.google.com/books?id=tfE2AAAAMAAJ).