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My Napier Family

by Deborah Shelton Wood

 
 Mungo NAPIER was born ABT 1579. 
   
 Probable son of Mungo NAPIER is:+ 2   i. Patrick NAPIER was born ABT 1608, and died 1659 in ENG.
 
 Patrick NAPIER (Mungo NAPIER1) was born ABT 1608, and died 1659 in ENG. He married Joan WALLIS 1628 in ENG. 
   
 Children of Patrick NAPIER and Joan WALLIS are: 
 
    i. Valentine NAPIER was born ABT 1632 .
ii.  Patrick NAPIER was born ABT 1635 in London, ENG, and died 26 Feb 1688 in York Co VA.
 
 

 Patrick NAPIER (Patrick NAPIER2, Mungo NAPIER1) was born ABT 1635 in London, ENG, and died 26 Feb 1688 in York Co VA. He married Elizabeth BOOTH 1658 in Jamestown, VA, daughter of Robert BOOTH and Frances BURGESS. She was born 15 Nov 1641 in York Co VA, and died in York Co VA. 
   
 Child of Patrick NAPIER and Elizabeth BOOTH is
 
  i. Robert NAPIER was born 1660 in Hampton Parish, York Co VA, and died AFT 1735 in York Co VA.
 
 
 Robert NAPIER (Patrick NAPIER3, Patrick NAPIER2, Mungo NAPIER1) was born 1660 in Hampton Parish, York Co VA, and died AFT 1735 in York Co VA. He married Mary PERRIN 11 Oct 1688 in New Kent Co VA, daughter of Richard E. PERRIN and Katherine Banks ROYALL. She was born ABT 1670 in Henrico Co VA, and died AFT 1718 in York Co VA. 
   
 Children of Robert NAPIER and Mary PERRIN are
 
  i. Robert NAPIER II was born 16 Sep 1697 in New Kent Co VA, and died 1 May 1763 in Albemarle Co VA. 
   ii. Katherine NAPIER was born ABT 1700 in St. Peter's Parish,New Kent Co. VA, and died BEF 1752 in VA. She married George BROCK Sr.. He was born ABT 1680, and died 1752 in Albemarle Co VA.  
iii. Patrick NAPIER was born 1 Feb 1713 in Henrico Co VA, and died 23 Aug 1784 in Albemarle Co VA.
 
 

Robert NAPIER II (Robert NAPIER4, Patrick NAPIER3, Patrick NAPIER2, Mungo NAPIER1) was born 16 Sep 1697 in New Kent Co VA, and died 1 May 1763 in Albemarle Co VA. He married Mary Tarleton HUGHES ABT 1722, daughter of Jesse or Robert HUGHES and Sarah TARLETON. She was born 1700, and died 1756. 
   
 Child of Robert NAPIER II and Mary Tarleton HUGHES is
 
  i. Ashford NAPIER was born 1732/1740 in VA, and died ABT 1800.
 

 Patrick NAPIER (Robert NAPIER4, Patrick NAPIER3, Patrick NAPIER2, Mungo NAPIER1) was born 1 Feb 1713 in Henrico Co VA, and died 23 Aug 1784 in Albemarle Co VA. He married Martha CLAIBORNE ABT 1739. She was born 27 Nov 1727 in King William Co VA. 
   
 Child of Patrick NAPIER and Martha CLAIBORNE is
 
 i. Richard NAPIER was born 12 Sep 1747 in Albemarle Co VA, and died 24 Mar 1823 in Dickson Co TN.
 
Ashford NAPIER (Robert NAPIER II5, Robert NAPIER4, Patrick NAPIER3, Patrick NAPIER2, Mungo NAPIER1) was born 1732/1740 in VA, and died ABT 1800. He married Mary Ann STAPLES ABT 1767 in VA, daughter of David STAPLES and Christian FORD. She was born 1756 in Campbell Co VA, and died ABT 1816 in Franklin Co VA. 
   
 Children of Ashford NAPIER and Mary Ann STAPLES are
 
 i. Elizabeth NAPIER was born ABT 1769 in Franklin Co VA, and died ABT 1848 in Franklin Co VA. 
  ii. Catherine NAPIER was born 1772 in Franklin Co VA, and died AFT 1850 in KY. 
iii. Thomas NAPIER. He married Susannah.  
  iv. John Staples NAPIER was born 1778 in Fluvanna Co VA, and died 1852 in Jasper Co MS. 
v. David Sherlock NAPIER was born 1781 in VA. He married Winifred Champion NAPIER.  
   vi. Mary Ann NAPIER was born 1783 in Goochland Co VA. She married Skelton BROWN 22 Dec 1796 in Franklin Co VA, son of Reuben BROWN and Susannah NAPIER. He was born ABT 1775, and died 1822 in Sumner Co TN.  
vii. Ashford NAPIER Jr. was born 29 Dec 1784 in Franklin or Giles Co VA, and died in Baxter Co AR. 
  viii. Robert NAPIER. He married Katherine.  
  ix. William NAPIER was born 1 Jan 1785 in Franklin Co VA, and died BEF 1814. 
  x. Frances "Fanny" NAPIER was born ABT 1786 in VA , and died ABT 1869 in NC. She married John GODSEY 5 Apr 1807 in Rockingham Co NC. He was born 1784 in Chesterfield Co VA, and died BEF 1850 in NC.  
  xi. Susannah NAPIER was born ABT 1790 in VA. She married Thomas Smith NAPIER 1807/1809 in Franklin Co VA. He was born ABT 1786, and died 1817 in TN. She married Ben NEELEY or HENLEY ABT 1820 in TN or VA. 
 
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 William NAPIER (Ashford NAPIER6, Robert NAPIER II5, Robert NAPIER4, Patrick NAPIER3, Patrick NAPIER2, Mungo NAPIER1) was born 1 Jan 1785 in Franklin Co VA, and died BEF 1814. He married Elizabeth WITCHER 6 Jul 1807 in Pittsylvania Co VA, daughter of John WITCHER and Susannah. She was born ABT 1785 in Pittsylvania Co VA. 
   
 Children of William NAPIER and Elizabeth WITCHER are
 
  i. William Alexander NAPIER was born ABT 1807, and died AFT 1870 in Probably Stokes Co NC. 
   ii. Susan F. NAPIER was born ABT 1809 in VA.
 
 
 
2. William Alexander NAPIER (William NAPIER7, Ashford NAPIER6, Robert NAPIER II5, Robert NAPIER4, Patrick NAPIER3, Patrick NAPIER2, Mungo NAPIER1) was born ABT 1807, and died AFT 1870 in Probably Stokes Co NC.
 He married Demaras B. REYNOLDS 21 Nov 1827 in Pittsylvania Co VA, daughter of Joseph REYNOLDS and Nancy FORD. She was born 31 Oct 1809 in Pittsylvania Co VA, and died 13 Sep 1865 in Pittsylvania Co VA. She was buried in Adkins-Oakes Cem. Pittsylvania Co VA.
   
 Children of William Alexander NAPIER and Demaras B. REYNOLDS are:  
 
   i. William T. M. NAPIER was born ABT 1828 in Pittsylvania Co VA, and died 20 Jun 1853 in Pittsylvania Co VA. 
   ii. Monroe NAPIER was born 1829 in Pittsylvania Co VA. 
  iii. Nancy Bland NAPIER was born 18 Jul 1832, and died in Pittsylvania Co VA. 
  iv. Joseph R NAPIER was born 1837 in Pittsylvania Co VA. 
  v. Elizabeth NAPIER was born ABT 1831 in Patrick Co VA. 
  vi. Demaras "Mary" B NAPIER was born 1841 in Missouri, and died 2 Mar 1876. She married Peter Tobe SHELTON 25 Oct 1866 in Patrick Co VA, son of Thomas SHELTON and Elisabeth D ALLEN. He was born 1846 in Patrick Co VA.  
vii. Nelia Frances NAPIER was born ABT 1843 in Missouri, and died bet 1881-1885.
+ 11   viii. Thomas A NAPIER was born ABT 1845 in Pittsylvania Co VA, and died 21 Apr 1917 in Surry Co NC.
  12   ix. Zachariah T NAPIER was born ABT 1848 in Pittsylvania Co VA.
  13   x. Fanny NAPIER was born 1849, and died 12 Jun 1853 in Pittsylvania Co VA.
  14   xi. Infant NAPIER was born 22 Jun 1853 in Pittsylvania Co VA, and died 27 Jun 1853 in Pittsylvania Co VA.
 

 

 Nelia Frances NAPIER (William Alexander NAPIER8, William NAPIER7, Ashford NAPIER6, Robert NAPIER II5, Robert NAPIER4, Patrick NAPIER3, Patrick NAPIER2, Mungo NAPIER1) was born ABT 1843 in Missouri, and died bet 1881-1885.
 She married Charles Madison SHELTON 5 Sep 1867 in Patrick Co VA, son of Thomas SHELTON and Elisabeth D ALLEN. He was born ABT 1843 in Patrick Co VA, and died 1931 in Patrick Co VA.   Nelia's sister, Demaras Napier, married  Charles M Shelton's brother, Peter Tobe Shelton.
    
 Children of Nelia Frances NAPIER and Charles Madison SHELTON are:
 
i. Nancy Elizabeth SHELTON was born 1869 in Patrick Co VA, and died AFT 1940 in Stokes Co NC. 

  ii. William T. SHELTON was born May 1871 in VA.

 iii. Mary Susie SHELTON was born Jul 1874 in VA.

iv. Leila Minnie SHELTON was born ABT 1875 in Patrick Co VA, and died 24 May 1923 in Rockingham Co NC.

v. Lucinda Virginia SHELTON was born ABT 1879 in Patrick Co VA.

 vi.  George Madison SHELTON was born 8 Jul 1881 in Patrick Co VA, and died 19 Jun 1978 in Wythe Co VA.
He was my paternal grandfather.  Nelia died while giving birth to him.

 

Handcarved stone marker for Demaras R Napier
demarasreynoldsnapier.jpg
Pittsylvania Co VA

Thank you Mike K William for this photo of my gg-grandmother's resting place.  Demaras Reynolds Napier, dau of Joseph Reynolds and Nancy Ford of Pittsylvania Co VA.  Wife of William Alexander Napier.  This marker is special to me as I realize that this hard working family must have loved her very much to memorialize Demaras with this painstaking and tedious labor of love.

Note about Joice or Joyce Napier - Giles County, VA - Dd Bk 1, p 102.
Mary Nappier, widow of Thomas Hughs Nappier, and Patrick and Ashford (sons) and guardians of Joice Napier, Nelly Napier, Champion Napier, Dice Napier, and Rebecca Napier, children and infants of Thomas Hughs Napier. Land on Walkers Cr, Taylors line . . .

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