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Sophia Napier

Female 1854 - 1917


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  • Born  Jul 1854  Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  1917  Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I214  Nashville
    Last Modified  29 Feb 2008 

    Mother  Chaney Napier,   b. abt. 1821, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F71  Group Sheet

    Family  Fred W. Watkins, II,   b. Dec 1853, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1911 
    Married  abt. 1872  Colbert County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Mary Watkins,   b. 31 Jan 1874, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Fred W. Watkins, III,   b. 04 Apr 1875, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1978, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Chanie Watkins,   b. 08 Jan 1877, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Walter Watkins,   b. 10 Oct 1879, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Nathan Watkins,   b. 07 May 1880, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Matthew Watkins,   b. 08 Feb 1882, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. A. Watkins
     8. Rosa Belle Watkins,   b. 24 Sep 1885, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Wilson Watkins,   b. 22 Sep 1887, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Sophia "Aunt Dutta" Watkins,   b. 24 Aug 1888, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    >11. Ella Victoria Watkins,   b. 19 Aug 1890, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    >12. Hattie Missouri Watkins,   b. Jan 1891, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location, Massilon, Stork County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     13. Sallie Watkins,   b. 15 Aug 1894, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  2 Mar 2008 
    Family ID  F73  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    1870 AL Census: John & Francis Nance
    1870 AL Census: John & Francis Nance
    Enumeration Date: 9 Jul 1870
    Page: 5
    Location: Courtland, Lawrence County, Alabama

    #41
    1. John Nance - age 23, born in TN
    2. Francis - age 22, born in AL
    3. Alfonzo - age 5, born in AL
    4. Johnson - age 2, born in AL
    5. Mary - age 1 month, born in AL
    6. Napier, Chaney - age 49, born in NC
    7. Napier, Sofa - age 15, born in AL
    8. Napier, Laura - age 17, born in AL

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    1880 AL Census: Fred & Sophia Watkins
    1880 AL Census: Fred & Sophia Watkins
    Enumeration Date: Jun 1880
    Enumeration District: 39
    Page: 57
    Location: Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Alabama

    #187
    1. Watkins, Faith - Head, age 26, born in AL, father born in TN, mother born in VA
    2. Sophia - wife, age 25, born in AL, father born in VA, mother born in NC
    3. Fred - son, age 5
    4. Jenny - daughter, age 3
    5. Walter - son, age 1
    6. Nathan - son, born in May
    7. Naphier, Jenny - Mother, age 60, born in NC, parents born in NC

    Note: Jenny as enumerated was named "Chaney"

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    1900 AL Census: Fred & Sophia Watkins
    1900 AL Census: Fred & Sophia Watkins
    Enumeration Date: 23 Jun 1900
    Enumeration District: 2
    Sheet: 20B
    Location: Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Alabama

    #410
    1. Fred - Head, age 48, born Dec 1843, married 27 years
    2. Sophia - wife, age 45, born Jul 1854, mother of 13 kids, 7 still alive
    3. Rosa B. - daughter, 14, born Sep 1885
    4. Sophia - daughter, 12, born Aug 1887
    5. Ella - daughter, 9, born Aug 1890
    6. Hattie - daughter, age 8, born Jan 1891
    7. Sallie - daughter, age 5, born Aug 1894

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    Histories
    Transcription from the American Star - 29 Mar 1901.
    Transcription from the American Star - 29 Mar 1901.
    Mrs. Sophy Watkins received a telegram a few days ago stating that her brother, at Pleasant Hill, MO., was dead. He left a wife and three children to mourn their loss.
    Transcription from the American Star 20 Mar 1901
    Transcription from the American Star 20 Mar 1901
    The editor of the Pleasant Hill Local, published at Pleasant Hill, Mo., speaks in highest terms of Mr. Thomas Nopier [Napier] who died in that city a few days ago. He was the son of Mrs. Sophy Watkins, of this city. He left a wife, four children and many friends to mourn their loss.

  • Sources 
    1. [S76] Personal Communicaiton: T. McKnight.

    2. [S60] Colbert County, Alabama Marriage Index: 1867-1874, http://www.rootsweb.com/%7Ealcolber/marriage-1.htm..
      his name listed as Lafayette