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Caroline "Carrie" M. Wall

Caroline "Carrie" M. Wall

Female 1833 - 1915

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  • Born  1833  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  16 Mar 1915  District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  19 Mar 1915  District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I146  Nashville
    Last Modified  1 Mar 2008 

    Father  Stephen Wall,   d. 1845 
    Mother  Priscilla 
    Family ID  F50  Group Sheet

    Family  John Mercer Langston,   b. 14 Dec 1829, Louisa County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1897, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Married  25 Oct 1854  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • Was counsel-general in Haiti from 1875-1883. [5]
    Children 
    >1. 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
    >2. Ralph E. Langston,   b. abt. 1857, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Nettie DeElla Langston,   b. 17 Jun 1860, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1938, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Frank Mercer "Lamb" Langston,   b. abt. 1864, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Chinque Langston, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  14 May 2012 
    Family ID  F39  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Caroline Wall Langston
    Caroline Wall Langston
    From the book - From the Virginia plantation to the national capitol, or, The first and only Negro representative in Congress from the Old Dominion

    Documents

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    1860 OH Census: John M & Carrie Langston
    1860 OH Census: John M & Carrie Langston
    Enumeration Date: 18 Jun 1860
    Page: 48
    Location: Oberlin, Lorain County, Ohio

    #347
    1. John M. Langston - age 30, lawyer, real estate $12,000, personal estate $5,000
    2. Caroline M. - age 25
    3. Arthur - age 5
    4. Ralph - age 3
    5. Chin? - female, age 2
    + 3 non-relatives

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    1870 OH Census: John M. & Caroline Langston
    1870 OH Census: John M. & Caroline Langston
    Enumeration Date: 24 Nov 1860
    Page: 70
    Location: Oberlin, Lorain County, Ohio

    #493
    1. Langston, John M - age 40, lawywer, real estate $40,000
    2. Caroline M. - age 36
    3. Arthur - age 14
    4. Ralph - age 13
    5. Nettie - age 10
    6. Frank - age 6
    7. Langston, Jennie -age 18, black,
    8. Percival, Jane - age 23, day servant

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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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    1910 DC Census: Carrie Langston
    1910 DC Census: Carrie Langston
    Enumeration District: 158
    Page: 20A
    Location: District of Columbia

    #
    1. Carrie - head, 65, widowed, mother of 5 kids, three still living
    2. Frank - son, age 23
    3. India B. - daughter-in-law, age 34, married 15 years, 2 children and both alive
    4. Nettie N. - granddaughter, age 13

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    Obituary: Carrie M. Langston
    Obituary: Carrie M. Langston
    Appeared in the Washington Post.
    Death Certificate: Carye Langston Napier
    Death Certificate: Carye Langston Napier
    Born: 1 Feb 1894 in Courtland, Alabama
    Father: Frank M. Langston
    Mother: India Bynum
    Informant: Hon. J.C. Napier
    Occupation: Stenographer at Fisk University

    Headstones
    Headstone: John Mercer & Caroline M. Langston
    Headstone: John Mercer & Caroline M. Langston

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851-2003, (Ancestry.com), http://tinyurl.com/ywh65u..
      Appeared in the Washington Post

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

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

    4. [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.

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