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Frank Mercer "Lamb" Langston

Frank Mercer "Lamb" Langston

Male abt. 1864 -

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  • Born  abt. 1864  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Person ID  I159  Nashville
    Last Modified  24 Feb 2008 

    Father  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 
    Mother  Caroline "Carrie" M. Wall,   b. 1833, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1915, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  25 Oct 1854  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F39  Group Sheet

    Family  India Watkins,   b. abt. 1876, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  abt. 1895  [1
    Notes 
    • according to 1880 census, they had two kids alive.
    Children 
     1. Carye Cornelia Langston Napier,   b. 01 Feb 1894, Courtland, Lawrence County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1918, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  24 Feb 2008 
    Family ID  F53  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Frank Langston and wife India Watkins Langston
    Frank Langston and wife India Watkins Langston
    Originally submitted on Afrigeneas. Picture provided by T. McKnight. Written on the back (some words cut off)

    "Merry Christmas to you all.
    Lovingly your cou
    India and Fra
    Xmas 1"

    Documents

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

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    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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    1920 DC Census: Frank & India Langston
    1920 DC Census: Frank & India Langston
    Enumeration Date: 10 Jan 1920
    Enumeration District: 208
    Sheet: 13B
    Location: District of Columbia

    #259
    1. Frank M. - Head, age 42, clerk
    2. India - wife, age 40

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  • Sources 
    1. [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., 530.