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Col Napoleon Bonaparte “Nape” Lockett

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Col Napoleon Bonaparte “Nape” Lockett

Birth
Powhatan County, Virginia, USA
Death
20 May 1867 (aged 54)
Marion, Perry County, Alabama, USA
Burial
Marion, Perry County, Alabama, USA GPS-Latitude: 32.6369028, Longitude: -87.3193889
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Son of Dr. Henry Wilson Lockett, 1775-1846, from Prince Edward County, Virginia, and Susannah "Susan" Watkins Lockett, 1774-1832 from Powhatan County Virginia. They had three children, Elizabeth Cary Lockett Smith 1808-1846, Lucius Cary Lockett 1810-1811, and this son Napoleon.

Grandson of Stephen Lockett 1733-1794, from Amelia County, Virginia, and Mary Clay 1742-1823, from Powhatan County, Virginia. Both of them passed away in Prince Edward County, Virginia.

On his mother's side, he was the grandson of Benjamin Watkins 1725-1781, from Cumberland County (now Powhatan County), Virginia, and Elizabeth Cary 1735-1801, from Peartree Hall, Warwick County, Virginia. Both died in Chesterfield County, Virginia. Benjamin Watkins was a member of the Continental Convention in 1776, and a long-time Clerk of Chesterfield County.

Elizabeth Cary is the daughter of Major Miles Cary 1701-1766, whose 2nd great grandfather Miles Cary, Sr. came to Virginia in 1545 and was killed by the Dutch, while defending Old Point Comfort in 1557.

He was a lawyer. He married his cousin Mary Clay Lockett on June 26 1834 In Mecklenburg County, Virginia. Mary was the daughter of Col. Samuel Locke Lockett (his father's younger brother) 1782-1852 a lawyer from Prince Edward County, Virginia.

They had 12 children together. The only child not shown in the linked memorials below was Lucius Lockett 1842-1842, who died in infancy.

His grandson, Cleburne Bragg 1866-1866, is buried behind him and his sister, Elizabeth Cary Lockett Smith 1808-1846 is to his side about 30 feet away.

His wife Mary Clay Lockett is credited with sewing together the first official Confederate Flag, called the Stars and Bars not the widely recognized flag incorrectly called the Stars and Bars, at their home in Marion, Perry County, Alabama.

Napoleon Bonaparte Lockett is my 2nd cousin, four times removed. Mike Lockett
Son of Dr. Henry Wilson Lockett, 1775-1846, from Prince Edward County, Virginia, and Susannah "Susan" Watkins Lockett, 1774-1832 from Powhatan County Virginia. They had three children, Elizabeth Cary Lockett Smith 1808-1846, Lucius Cary Lockett 1810-1811, and this son Napoleon.

Grandson of Stephen Lockett 1733-1794, from Amelia County, Virginia, and Mary Clay 1742-1823, from Powhatan County, Virginia. Both of them passed away in Prince Edward County, Virginia.

On his mother's side, he was the grandson of Benjamin Watkins 1725-1781, from Cumberland County (now Powhatan County), Virginia, and Elizabeth Cary 1735-1801, from Peartree Hall, Warwick County, Virginia. Both died in Chesterfield County, Virginia. Benjamin Watkins was a member of the Continental Convention in 1776, and a long-time Clerk of Chesterfield County.

Elizabeth Cary is the daughter of Major Miles Cary 1701-1766, whose 2nd great grandfather Miles Cary, Sr. came to Virginia in 1545 and was killed by the Dutch, while defending Old Point Comfort in 1557.

He was a lawyer. He married his cousin Mary Clay Lockett on June 26 1834 In Mecklenburg County, Virginia. Mary was the daughter of Col. Samuel Locke Lockett (his father's younger brother) 1782-1852 a lawyer from Prince Edward County, Virginia.

They had 12 children together. The only child not shown in the linked memorials below was Lucius Lockett 1842-1842, who died in infancy.

His grandson, Cleburne Bragg 1866-1866, is buried behind him and his sister, Elizabeth Cary Lockett Smith 1808-1846 is to his side about 30 feet away.

His wife Mary Clay Lockett is credited with sewing together the first official Confederate Flag, called the Stars and Bars not the widely recognized flag incorrectly called the Stars and Bars, at their home in Marion, Perry County, Alabama.

Napoleon Bonaparte Lockett is my 2nd cousin, four times removed. Mike Lockett


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