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Dr. John Smith Napier

Male 1807 - 1889


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  • Title  Dr. 
    Born  Dec 1807  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  13 Dec 1889  Waco, McLennan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID  I425  Nashville
    Last Modified  4 Mar 2008 

    Father  John Meredith Napier,   b. abt. 1773, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Sarah "Sally" Smith, Maury County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F132  Group Sheet

    Family  Mary Curtis Myatt,   b. abt. 1818, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1872, Waco, McLennan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  20 Oct 1833  [4
    Children 
     1. Mary Napier,   b. abt. 1835, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. James M. Napier,   b. abt. 1838, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. John S. Napier, Jr.,   b. abt. 1841, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Sarah Araminta "Sallie" Napier,   b. abt. 1844, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. William Samuel Napier,   b. abt. 1849, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Ernest Vinson Napier,   b. abt. 1854, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. M. Ella Napier,   b. abt. 1858, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  9 Mar 2008 
    Family ID  F138  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    1840 AL Census: JS Napier
    1840 AL Census: JS Napier
    Source Citation: Year: 1840; Census Place: , Lawrence County, Alabama; Roll: 8; Page: 178.

    Jno S. Napier
    1 male under 5 years old (b. 1835-1840) -- James
    1 male 20-30 years old (b. 1810-1820) - unknown
    1 male 30-40 years old (b. 1800-1810) - JS himself
    1 female under 5 years old (b. 1835-1840) - Mary the daughter
    1 female 20-30 years old (b. 1810-1820) - Mary the wife

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    1848 Tax Assessment: JS Napier
    1848 Tax Assessment: JS Napier
    Location: Lawrence County, Alabama

    5 negroes < 10: Johnson, Nathan, Susan, Francis, Henry
    6 between 10-20: Tennessee, Andrew, Emily, Cynthia, Judia, Clark
    3 negroes between 20-30: Henry, Moses, & Charles
    2 negroes between 30-40 Chaney, Becky, York
    2 negroes between 40-50: Aaron & Isaac
    2 negroes between 50-60: Peggy

    1 Negro Simon 17 years deceased worth worth $100...
    1850 AL Census: John S. & Mary C. Napier
    1850 AL Census: John S. & Mary C. Napier
    Enumeration Date: 30 Oct 1850
    Location: District 7, Lawrence County, Alabama

    #166
    1. John S. - age 42, planter, born in Virginia
    2. Mary C. - age 32, born in NC
    3. Mary M.E.? - age 15
    4. James M. - age 12
    5. John S. Jr - age 9
    6. Sarah A. - age 6
    7. Wm. - age 1

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    1860 AL Census: J S Napier
    1860 AL Census: J S Napier
    Enumeration Date: not given
    Page: 1
    Location: Courtland, Lawrence County, Alabama

    #8
    1. J S Napier - age 52, born in Virginia, planter, real estate $60,000, personal estate $80,000
    2. Mary C. - female, age 41, born in NC
    3. J.M. - male, age 22, planter
    4. J.S. - male, age 19
    5. S.A. - female, age 16
    6. Wm. S. - male, age 10
    7. E.V. - male, age 6
    8. M.E. - female, age 2
    9. Mariah Hunter - female, age 21, born in TN

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    1870 TX Census: John & Mary Napier
    1870 TX Census: John & Mary Napier
    Enumeration Date: 29 Jun 1870
    Page: 47
    Location: Waco, McLennan County, Texas

    #302
    1. John - Head, age 62, retired farmer, born in Tennessee
    2. Mary - age 52, born in NC
    3. Ernest - age 15, born in Alabama
    4. Ella - age 12, born in Alabama
    5. Louisa - age 14, domestic servant, born in Texas

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    Headstones
    Dr. John S. Smith is buried in Oakwood Cemetery
    Dr. John S. Smith is buried in Oakwood Cemetery
    per FindAGrave.com

    Histories
    Lawrence County Court Document from 1856
    Lawrence County Court Document from 1856
    states that Napier moved to Franklin county.

  • Sources 
    1. [S75] Kuhl-Denton Family Tree, http://tinyurl.com/2dlka5..

    2. [S75] Kuhl-Denton Family Tree, http://tinyurl.com/2dlka5..
      has 18 Dec as death day.

    3. [S87] Early Waco Obituaries & Various Related Items, http://www.rootsweb.com/~txmclenn/EWO/EWO4.htm..

    4. [S91] Earle-Napier-Kinnard House, http://www.historicwaco.org/enk.htm..