Ann Culpepper of Lauderdale Co., MS1

Female, #59041, (circa 1834 - )
African* She was an African-American born into slavery. Her ancestry is unknown.
(Her husband, if any, is also unknown.)1 
Birth*circa 1834 She was born circa 1834 at Alabama.1 
Birth of Soncirca 1859 Her son Allen Culpepper was born circa 1859 at Lauderdale Co., Alabama.1 
Birth of Soncirca 1866 Her son Dempsey Culpepper was born circa 1866 at Lauderdale Co., Alabama.1 
1870 Census*1 Jun 1870 Ann was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Lauderdale Co., Alabama.1 
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 Ann and Dempsey was listed with a relationship of "other" in Ambrose Culpepper's household on the 1880 Census at Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.2 

Family

Children
Last Edited24 Jun 2008

Citations

  1. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 88-89, Family 693, Lines 40, 1-4, Township 6, Lauderdale, MS
    Ann Culpepper, 35, F, Black, Farm Laborer, RE=$0, PE=$0, AL
    Amanda Culpepper, 16, F, Black, Farm Laborer, MS
    White Culpepper, 13, F, Black, Farm Laborer, MS
    Allen Culpepper, 10, M, Black, Farm Laborer, MS
    Dempsey Culpepper, 3, M, Black, MS.
  2. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    FHL Film 1254653, National Archives Film T9-0653, Page 209A, Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., MS
    Ambrose Culpepper, Self, M, Md, Wh, 50, N/A, GA/GA/GA
    Mary Culpepper, Other, F, Md, Wh, 50, At Home, GA/GA/GA (died 11 Jun 1880)
    Calforna Hardin, Niece, F, Sng, Wh, 27, Keeping House, MS/GA/GA
    Spinks Hardin, Cousin, M, Sng, Wh, 21, N/A, MS/GA/GA
    M. Lela Hardin, Cousin, F, Sng, Wh, 19, N/A, MS/GA/---
    James Yarbrough, Cousin, M, Sng, Wh, 16, N/A, AL/---/---
    Ann Culpepper, Other, F, Sng, Black, 55, Farm Laborer, MS/---/---
    Dempsy Culpepper, Other, M, Sng, Mulatto, 14, Farm Laborer, MS/---/---
    Tom Culpepper, Other, M, Sng, Black, 5, N/A, MS/---/MS.

Amanda Culpepper1

Female, #59042, (circa 1853 - )
Mother*Ann Culpepper of Lauderdale Co., MS1 (c 1834 - )
African* She was an African-American.1 
Birth*circa 1853 She was born circa 1853 at Lauderdale Co., Alabama.1 
1870 Census1 Jun 1870 Amanda, White, Allen and Dempsey listed as a household member living with Ann Culpepper of Lauderdale Co., MS on the 1870 Census at Lauderdale Co., Alabama.1 
Last Edited24 Jun 2008

Citations

  1. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 88-89, Family 693, Lines 40, 1-4, Township 6, Lauderdale, MS
    Ann Culpepper, 35, F, Black, Farm Laborer, RE=$0, PE=$0, AL
    Amanda Culpepper, 16, F, Black, Farm Laborer, MS
    White Culpepper, 13, F, Black, Farm Laborer, MS
    Allen Culpepper, 10, M, Black, Farm Laborer, MS
    Dempsey Culpepper, 3, M, Black, MS.

White Culpepper1

Female, #59043, (circa 1856 - )
Mother*Ann Culpepper of Lauderdale Co., MS1 (c 1834 - )
African* She was an African-American.1 
Birth*circa 1856 She was born circa 1856 at Lauderdale Co., Alabama.1 
1870 Census1 Jun 1870 Amanda, White, Allen and Dempsey listed as a household member living with Ann Culpepper of Lauderdale Co., MS on the 1870 Census at Lauderdale Co., Alabama.1 
Last Edited24 Jun 2008

Citations

  1. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 88-89, Family 693, Lines 40, 1-4, Township 6, Lauderdale, MS
    Ann Culpepper, 35, F, Black, Farm Laborer, RE=$0, PE=$0, AL
    Amanda Culpepper, 16, F, Black, Farm Laborer, MS
    White Culpepper, 13, F, Black, Farm Laborer, MS
    Allen Culpepper, 10, M, Black, Farm Laborer, MS
    Dempsey Culpepper, 3, M, Black, MS.

Allen Culpepper1

Male, #59044, (circa 1859 - )
Mother*Ann Culpepper of Lauderdale Co., MS1 (c 1834 - )
African* He was an African-American.1 
Birth*circa 1859 He was born circa 1859 at Lauderdale Co., Alabama.1 
1870 Census1 Jun 1870 Amanda, White, Allen and Dempsey listed as a household member living with Ann Culpepper of Lauderdale Co., MS on the 1870 Census at Lauderdale Co., Alabama.1 
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 Allen was listed with a relationship of "other" in James W. Goodwyn's household on the 1880 Census at Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.2 
Last Edited24 Jun 2008

Citations

  1. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 88-89, Family 693, Lines 40, 1-4, Township 6, Lauderdale, MS
    Ann Culpepper, 35, F, Black, Farm Laborer, RE=$0, PE=$0, AL
    Amanda Culpepper, 16, F, Black, Farm Laborer, MS
    White Culpepper, 13, F, Black, Farm Laborer, MS
    Allen Culpepper, 10, M, Black, Farm Laborer, MS
    Dempsey Culpepper, 3, M, Black, MS.
  2. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 209B, Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., MS
    James W. Goodwynn, Self, M, Md, Wh, 40, Farmer, AL/GA/AL
    Nancy J. Goodwynn, Wife, F, Md, Wh, 29, Keeping House, MS/GA/GA
    Thomas H. Goodwynn, Son, M, Sng, Wh, 11, Works On Farm, MS/AL/MS
    Mary A. Goodwynn, Dau, F, Sng, Wh, 7, N/A, MS/AL/MS
    Maggie L. Goodwynn, Dau, F, Sng, Wh, 3, N/A, MS/AL/MS
    James W. Goodwynn, Son, M, Sng, Wh, 1, N/A, MS/AL/MS
    Allen Culpepper, Other, M, MU, 19, Farm Laborer, MS/---/---.

Dempsey Culpepper1

Male, #59045, (circa 1866 - )
Mother*Ann Culpepper of Lauderdale Co., MS1 (c 1834 - )
African* He was an African-American.1 
Birth*circa 1866 He was born circa 1866 at Lauderdale Co., Alabama.1 
1870 Census1 Jun 1870 Amanda, White, Allen and Dempsey listed as a household member living with Ann Culpepper of Lauderdale Co., MS on the 1870 Census at Lauderdale Co., Alabama.1 
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 Ann and Dempsey was listed with a relationship of "other" in Ambrose Culpepper's household on the 1880 Census at Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.2 
Last Edited24 Jun 2008

Citations

  1. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 88-89, Family 693, Lines 40, 1-4, Township 6, Lauderdale, MS
    Ann Culpepper, 35, F, Black, Farm Laborer, RE=$0, PE=$0, AL
    Amanda Culpepper, 16, F, Black, Farm Laborer, MS
    White Culpepper, 13, F, Black, Farm Laborer, MS
    Allen Culpepper, 10, M, Black, Farm Laborer, MS
    Dempsey Culpepper, 3, M, Black, MS.
  2. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    FHL Film 1254653, National Archives Film T9-0653, Page 209A, Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., MS
    Ambrose Culpepper, Self, M, Md, Wh, 50, N/A, GA/GA/GA
    Mary Culpepper, Other, F, Md, Wh, 50, At Home, GA/GA/GA (died 11 Jun 1880)
    Calforna Hardin, Niece, F, Sng, Wh, 27, Keeping House, MS/GA/GA
    Spinks Hardin, Cousin, M, Sng, Wh, 21, N/A, MS/GA/GA
    M. Lela Hardin, Cousin, F, Sng, Wh, 19, N/A, MS/GA/---
    James Yarbrough, Cousin, M, Sng, Wh, 16, N/A, AL/---/---
    Ann Culpepper, Other, F, Sng, Black, 55, Farm Laborer, MS/---/---
    Dempsy Culpepper, Other, M, Sng, Mulatto, 14, Farm Laborer, MS/---/---
    Tom Culpepper, Other, M, Sng, Black, 5, N/A, MS/---/MS.

Martha Catlett1

Female, #59046, (circa 1842 - )
Father*William Catlett1 (1814 - 9 Apr 1883)
Mother*Louisa Culpepper1 (c 1823 - 1892)
Birth*circa 1842 She was born circa 1842 at Lauderdale Co., Alabama.1 
1870 Census1 Jun 1870 Louisa, Henry, Martha, John, Jesse, Caroline and Joseph listed as a household member living with William Catlett on the 1870 Census at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
ChartsJoseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited24 Jun 2008

Citations

  1. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 89, Family 696, Lines 5-12, Township 6, Lauderdale, MS
    William Catlett, 57, M, Wh, Farmer, RE=$1000, PE=$600, GA
    Louisa Catlett, 47, F, Wh, Keeping House, AL
    Martha Catlett, 27, F, Wh, MS
    John Catlett, 18, M, Wh, Farm Laborer, MS
    Jesse Catlett, 11, M, Wh, Farm Laborer, MS
    Callie Catlett, 7, F, Wh, MS
    Joseph Catlett, 4, M, Wh, MS
    Henry Culpepper, 72, M, Wh, GA.

John Catlett1

Male, #59047, (circa 1851 - )
Father*William Catlett1 (1814 - 9 Apr 1883)
Mother*Louisa Culpepper1 (c 1823 - 1892)
Birth*circa 1851 He was born circa 1851 at Lauderdale Co., Alabama.1 
1870 Census1 Jun 1870 Louisa, Henry, Martha, John, Jesse, Caroline and Joseph listed as a household member living with William Catlett on the 1870 Census at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
Marriage*1872 He married Sallie (?) in 1872.2 

Family

Sallie (?) (Oct 1851 - )
ChartsJoseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited20 Nov 2018

Citations

  1. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 89, Family 696, Lines 5-12, Township 6, Lauderdale, MS
    William Catlett, 57, M, Wh, Farmer, RE=$1000, PE=$600, GA
    Louisa Catlett, 47, F, Wh, Keeping House, AL
    Martha Catlett, 27, F, Wh, MS
    John Catlett, 18, M, Wh, Farm Laborer, MS
    Jesse Catlett, 11, M, Wh, Farm Laborer, MS
    Callie Catlett, 7, F, Wh, MS
    Joseph Catlett, 4, M, Wh, MS
    Henry Culpepper, 72, M, Wh, GA.
  2. Year: 1900; Census Place: Meridian, Lauderdale, Mississippi; Page: 17; Enumeration District: 0013; FHL microfilm: 1240814.

Jesse S. Catlett1

Male, #59048, (6 Jun 1858 - 10 Jul 1938)
Father*William Catlett1 (1814 - 9 Apr 1883)
Mother*Louisa Culpepper1 (c 1823 - 1892)
Birth*6 Jun 1858 He was born on 6 Jun 1858 at Lauderdale Co., Alabama.1,2 
1870 Census1 Jun 1870 Louisa, Henry, Martha, John, Jesse, Caroline and Joseph listed as a household member living with William Catlett on the 1870 Census at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
Death of Father9 Apr 1883 His father William Catlett died on 9 Apr 1883 at Toomsuba, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi
Marriage*1885 He married Lela E. Stacy at Mississippi in 1885.3 
Death of Mother1892 His mother Louisa Culpepper died in 1892 at Toomsuba, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi
Death*10 Jul 1938 He died at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi, on 10 Jul 1938 at age 80.2 

Family

Lela E. Stacy (24 Apr 1865 - 29 Aug 1946)
ChartsJoseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited20 Nov 2018

Citations

  1. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 89, Family 696, Lines 5-12, Township 6, Lauderdale, MS
    William Catlett, 57, M, Wh, Farmer, RE=$1000, PE=$600, GA
    Louisa Catlett, 47, F, Wh, Keeping House, AL
    Martha Catlett, 27, F, Wh, MS
    John Catlett, 18, M, Wh, Farm Laborer, MS
    Jesse Catlett, 11, M, Wh, Farm Laborer, MS
    Callie Catlett, 7, F, Wh, MS
    Joseph Catlett, 4, M, Wh, MS
    Henry Culpepper, 72, M, Wh, GA.
  2. FamilySearch Family Tree.
    https://www.familysearch.org/tree/find/name
    ID # KH31-3GH.
  3. Find a Grave (online database)
    http://www.findagrave.com
    Memorial ID      106698107.

Joseph M. Catlett1

Male, #59049, (15 Jan 1866 - 2 Oct 1893)
Father*William Catlett1 (1814 - 9 Apr 1883)
Mother*Louisa Culpepper1 (c 1823 - 1892)
Birth*15 Jan 1866 He was born on 15 Jan 1866 at Lauderdale Co., Alabama.1,2 
1870 Census1 Jun 1870 Louisa, Henry, Martha, John, Jesse, Caroline and Joseph listed as a household member living with William Catlett on the 1870 Census at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
Death of Father9 Apr 1883 His father William Catlett died on 9 Apr 1883 at Toomsuba, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi
Death of Mother1892 His mother Louisa Culpepper died in 1892 at Toomsuba, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi
Death*2 Oct 1893 He died at Mississippi on 2 Oct 1893 at age 27.2 
ChartsJoseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited20 Nov 2018

Citations

  1. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 89, Family 696, Lines 5-12, Township 6, Lauderdale, MS
    William Catlett, 57, M, Wh, Farmer, RE=$1000, PE=$600, GA
    Louisa Catlett, 47, F, Wh, Keeping House, AL
    Martha Catlett, 27, F, Wh, MS
    John Catlett, 18, M, Wh, Farm Laborer, MS
    Jesse Catlett, 11, M, Wh, Farm Laborer, MS
    Callie Catlett, 7, F, Wh, MS
    Joseph Catlett, 4, M, Wh, MS
    Henry Culpepper, 72, M, Wh, GA.
  2. Find a Grave (online database)
    http://www.findagrave.com
    Memorial ID      109990409.

Vernon Culpepper1

Male, #59050, (circa 1870 - )
Father*Matthew E. Culpepper1 (c 1836 - 27 Nov 1871)
Mother*Mary Etta Boswell1 (1845 - bt 1930 - 1940)
Birth*circa 1870 He was born circa 1870 at Lauderdale Co., Alabama.1 
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 Silas, Hubert and Vernon was listed as a grandson in Stacy (?)'s household on the 1880 Census at Meridian, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Joseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited24 Jun 2008

Citations

  1. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 64B, Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS
    Stacy Boswell, Self, F, Wid, Wh, 74, Keeping House, GA/MD/SC
    Mary E. (Boswell) Culpepper, Dau, F, Wid, Wh, 35, N/A, MS/GA/GA
    Edgar Culpepper, GSon, M, Sng, Wh, 19, Farmer, MS/---/MS
    Lula Culpepper, GDau, F, Sng, Wh, 14, At Home, MS/---/MS
    Hubert Culpepper, GSon, M, Sng, Wh, 12, Farm Laborer, MS/---/MS
    Vernon Culpepper, GSon, M, Sng, Wh, 10, N/A, MS/---/MS.

Ruth Lynn Wilson1

Female, #59051
Father*James Roy Wilson1 (s 1931 - 1992)
Mother*Ruth Rebecca Sowell1
ChartsOrphan / John J. Culpepper of Jackson Co., FL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited24 Jun 2008

Citations

  1. E-mail written Jun 2008 to Lew Griffin from Laurie Elizabeth (Wilson) Bradley #59052, e-mail address.

Laurie Elizabeth Wilson1

Female, #59052
Father*James Roy Wilson1 (s 1931 - 1992)
Mother*Ruth Rebecca Sowell1
ChartsOrphan / John J. Culpepper of Jackson Co., FL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited24 Jun 2008

Citations

  1. E-mail written Jun 2008 to Lew Griffin from Laurie Elizabeth (Wilson) Bradley #59052, e-mail address.

Sarah Antionette Wilson1

Female, #59053
Father*James Roy Wilson1 (s 1931 - 1992)
Mother*Ruth Rebecca Sowell1
ChartsOrphan / John J. Culpepper of Jackson Co., FL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited24 Jun 2008

Citations

  1. E-mail written Jun 2008 to Lew Griffin from Laurie Elizabeth (Wilson) Bradley #59052, e-mail address.

Allie McMurray1

Female, #59054, (circa 1872 - )
Father*James Riley McMurray1 (c 1852 - )
Mother*Millie Elizabeth Culpepper1 (13 Aug 1855 - 16 Jun 1911)
Birth*circa 1872 She was born circa 1872 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 Allie and Nora was listed as a niece in Henry Matthew Culpepper's household on the 1880 Census at Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
ChartsJoseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited25 Jun 2008

Citations

  1. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 209B, Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., MS
    Henry M. Culpepper, Self, M, Sng, Wh, 22, Farmer, MS/GA/GA
    Ellen Culpepper, Mother, F, Sng, Wh, 48, Keeping House, GA/GA/GA
    Precilla Culpepper, Sister, F, Sng, Wh, 19, At Home, MS/GA/GA
    James McMurray, BroL, M, Wid, 29, Farmer, MS/NC/NC
    Millie E. (Culpepper) McMurray, Sister, F, Md, Wh, 24, Keeping House, MS/GA/GA
    Allie McMurray, Niece, F, Sng, Wh, 7, N/A, MS/MS/MS
    Nora McMurray, Niece, F, Sng, Wh, 4, N/A, MS/MS/MS
    Matthew McMurray, Nephew, M, Sng, Wh, 1, N/A, MS/MS/MS.

Nora McMurray1

Female, #59055, (circa 1875 - )
Father*James Riley McMurray1 (c 1852 - )
Mother*Millie Elizabeth Culpepper1 (13 Aug 1855 - 16 Jun 1911)
Birth*circa 1875 She was born circa 1875 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 Allie and Nora was listed as a niece in Henry Matthew Culpepper's household on the 1880 Census at Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
ChartsJoseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited25 Jun 2008

Citations

  1. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 209B, Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., MS
    Henry M. Culpepper, Self, M, Sng, Wh, 22, Farmer, MS/GA/GA
    Ellen Culpepper, Mother, F, Sng, Wh, 48, Keeping House, GA/GA/GA
    Precilla Culpepper, Sister, F, Sng, Wh, 19, At Home, MS/GA/GA
    James McMurray, BroL, M, Wid, 29, Farmer, MS/NC/NC
    Millie E. (Culpepper) McMurray, Sister, F, Md, Wh, 24, Keeping House, MS/GA/GA
    Allie McMurray, Niece, F, Sng, Wh, 7, N/A, MS/MS/MS
    Nora McMurray, Niece, F, Sng, Wh, 4, N/A, MS/MS/MS
    Matthew McMurray, Nephew, M, Sng, Wh, 1, N/A, MS/MS/MS.

Matthew McMurray1

Male, #59056, (circa 1878 - )
Father*James Riley McMurray1 (c 1852 - )
Mother*Millie Elizabeth Culpepper1 (13 Aug 1855 - 16 Jun 1911)
Birth*circa 1878 He was born circa 1878 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 Matthew was listed as a nephew in Henry Matthew Culpepper's household on the 1880 Census at Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
ChartsJoseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited25 Jun 2008

Citations

  1. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 209B, Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., MS
    Henry M. Culpepper, Self, M, Sng, Wh, 22, Farmer, MS/GA/GA
    Ellen Culpepper, Mother, F, Sng, Wh, 48, Keeping House, GA/GA/GA
    Precilla Culpepper, Sister, F, Sng, Wh, 19, At Home, MS/GA/GA
    James McMurray, BroL, M, Wid, 29, Farmer, MS/NC/NC
    Millie E. (Culpepper) McMurray, Sister, F, Md, Wh, 24, Keeping House, MS/GA/GA
    Allie McMurray, Niece, F, Sng, Wh, 7, N/A, MS/MS/MS
    Nora McMurray, Niece, F, Sng, Wh, 4, N/A, MS/MS/MS
    Matthew McMurray, Nephew, M, Sng, Wh, 1, N/A, MS/MS/MS.

Maggie L. Goodwyn1

Female, #59058, (circa 1876 - )
Father*James W. Goodwyn1 (31 Jan 1841 - 11 Jul 1880)
Mother*Nancy J. Culpepper1 (4 Jan 1851 - 7 Oct 1912)
Birth*circa 1876 She was born circa 1876 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 Mary and Maggie was listed as a daughter in James W. Goodwyn's household on the 1880 Census at Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
ChartsJoseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited25 Jun 2008

Citations

  1. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 209B, Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., MS
    James W. Goodwynn, Self, M, Md, Wh, 40, Farmer, AL/GA/AL
    Nancy J. Goodwynn, Wife, F, Md, Wh, 29, Keeping House, MS/GA/GA
    Thomas H. Goodwynn, Son, M, Sng, Wh, 11, Works On Farm, MS/AL/MS
    Mary A. Goodwynn, Dau, F, Sng, Wh, 7, N/A, MS/AL/MS
    Maggie L. Goodwynn, Dau, F, Sng, Wh, 3, N/A, MS/AL/MS
    James W. Goodwynn, Son, M, Sng, Wh, 1, N/A, MS/AL/MS
    Allen Culpepper, Other, M, MU, 19, Farm Laborer, MS/---/---.

Marion Merritt1

Male, #59059, (circa 1849 - )
Father*Willis Merritt1 (c 1794 - c 1861)
Mother*Sarah M. (?)1 (Apr 1828 - 29 Jun 1908)
Birth*circa 1849 He was born circa 1849 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.2 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 Sarah, Willis, Marion, Abraham, Sarah and Theodisia listed as a household member living with Willis Merritt in the 1860 Census at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.2 
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 Marion and Abraham was listed as Henry David Culpepper's step son on the 1880 Census at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
Last Edited25 Jun 2008

Citations

  1. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    FHL Film 1254653, National Archives Film T9-0653, Page 222C, District 5, Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., MS
    H. D. Culpepper, Self, M, Md, Wh, 48, Farmer, GA/GA/GA (#2451)
    S. M. Culpepper, Other (Wife), F, Md, Wh, 49, Keeping House, FL/TN/FL
    (The next three names were Sarah's children from her prior marriage to Willis Merritt)
    Manen Merret, SSon, M, Sng, Wh, 26, Boarding, MS/MS/FL
    Abraham Merret, SSon, M, Sng, Wh, 24, Boarding, MS/MS/FL
    S(arah) B. Merret, SDau, F, Sng, Wh, 22, Boarding, MS/MS/FL
    (The remaining names in this HH were all black servants)
    Darkest Merret, Other, F, Wid, Black, 65, Servant, MS/---/---
    Sam Bronsen, Other, M, Sng, Black, 18, Servant, MS/---/---
    Jacob Hill, Other, M, Black, 56, Servant, AL/VA/VA
    Alice Merret, Other, F, Black, 38, Servant, MS/GA/GA
    Jackson Merret, Other, M, Sng, Black, 12, N/A, MS/FL/MS.
  2. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Beat 5, Lauderdale, Mississippi; Roll: M653_585; Page: 0; Image: 430
    Willis Merritt, 65, M, Farmer, RE=$3000, PE=$3000, AL
    Sarah M Merritt, 34, F, FL
    Willis Merritt, 12, M, MS
    Marion Merritt, 10, M, MS
    Abraham Merritt, 6, M, MS
    Sarah D Merritt, 5, F, MS
    Theodosia E Merritt, 1, F, MS
    J M Ross 24, M, MS.

Abraham Merritt1

Male, #59060, (circa 1853 - )
Father*Willis Merritt1 (c 1794 - c 1861)
Mother*Sarah M. (?)1 (Apr 1828 - 29 Jun 1908)
Birth*circa 1853 He was born circa 1853 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.2 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 Sarah, Willis, Marion, Abraham, Sarah and Theodisia listed as a household member living with Willis Merritt in the 1860 Census at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.2 
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 Marion and Abraham was listed as Henry David Culpepper's step son on the 1880 Census at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
Last Edited25 Jun 2008

Citations

  1. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    FHL Film 1254653, National Archives Film T9-0653, Page 222C, District 5, Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., MS
    H. D. Culpepper, Self, M, Md, Wh, 48, Farmer, GA/GA/GA (#2451)
    S. M. Culpepper, Other (Wife), F, Md, Wh, 49, Keeping House, FL/TN/FL
    (The next three names were Sarah's children from her prior marriage to Willis Merritt)
    Manen Merret, SSon, M, Sng, Wh, 26, Boarding, MS/MS/FL
    Abraham Merret, SSon, M, Sng, Wh, 24, Boarding, MS/MS/FL
    S(arah) B. Merret, SDau, F, Sng, Wh, 22, Boarding, MS/MS/FL
    (The remaining names in this HH were all black servants)
    Darkest Merret, Other, F, Wid, Black, 65, Servant, MS/---/---
    Sam Bronsen, Other, M, Sng, Black, 18, Servant, MS/---/---
    Jacob Hill, Other, M, Black, 56, Servant, AL/VA/VA
    Alice Merret, Other, F, Black, 38, Servant, MS/GA/GA
    Jackson Merret, Other, M, Sng, Black, 12, N/A, MS/FL/MS.
  2. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Beat 5, Lauderdale, Mississippi; Roll: M653_585; Page: 0; Image: 430
    Willis Merritt, 65, M, Farmer, RE=$3000, PE=$3000, AL
    Sarah M Merritt, 34, F, FL
    Willis Merritt, 12, M, MS
    Marion Merritt, 10, M, MS
    Abraham Merritt, 6, M, MS
    Sarah D Merritt, 5, F, MS
    Theodosia E Merritt, 1, F, MS
    J M Ross 24, M, MS.

Sarah B. Merritt1

Female, #59061, (circa 1854 - )
Father*Willis Merritt1 (c 1794 - c 1861)
Mother*Sarah M. (?)1 (Apr 1828 - 29 Jun 1908)
Birth*circa 1854 She was born circa 1854 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.2 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 Sarah, Willis, Marion, Abraham, Sarah and Theodisia listed as a household member living with Willis Merritt in the 1860 Census at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.2 
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 Sarah was listed as a step daughter in Henry David Culpepper's household on the 1880 Census at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
Married Namecirca 1892  As of circa 1892, her married name was Johnson.3 
Marriage*circa 1892 She married Frank J. Johnson circa 1892.3 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Sarah was listed as a daughter in Henry David Culpepper's household on the 1900 Census at Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.3 

Family

Frank J. Johnson (Mar 1850 - )
Child
Last Edited5 Jul 2008

Citations

  1. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    FHL Film 1254653, National Archives Film T9-0653, Page 222C, District 5, Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., MS
    H. D. Culpepper, Self, M, Md, Wh, 48, Farmer, GA/GA/GA (#2451)
    S. M. Culpepper, Other (Wife), F, Md, Wh, 49, Keeping House, FL/TN/FL
    (The next three names were Sarah's children from her prior marriage to Willis Merritt)
    Manen Merret, SSon, M, Sng, Wh, 26, Boarding, MS/MS/FL
    Abraham Merret, SSon, M, Sng, Wh, 24, Boarding, MS/MS/FL
    S(arah) B. Merret, SDau, F, Sng, Wh, 22, Boarding, MS/MS/FL
    (The remaining names in this HH were all black servants)
    Darkest Merret, Other, F, Wid, Black, 65, Servant, MS/---/---
    Sam Bronsen, Other, M, Sng, Black, 18, Servant, MS/---/---
    Jacob Hill, Other, M, Black, 56, Servant, AL/VA/VA
    Alice Merret, Other, F, Black, 38, Servant, MS/GA/GA
    Jackson Merret, Other, M, Sng, Black, 12, N/A, MS/FL/MS.
  2. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Beat 5, Lauderdale, Mississippi; Roll: M653_585; Page: 0; Image: 430
    Willis Merritt, 65, M, Farmer, RE=$3000, PE=$3000, AL
    Sarah M Merritt, 34, F, FL
    Willis Merritt, 12, M, MS
    Marion Merritt, 10, M, MS
    Abraham Merritt, 6, M, MS
    Sarah D Merritt, 5, F, MS
    Theodosia E Merritt, 1, F, MS
    J M Ross 24, M, MS.
  3. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 28, Page 11B, Family 323, Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale County, MS
    David Culpepper, Head, Wh, M, Feb 1833, 67, Md-37 yrs, GA/GA/GA
    Sarah Culpepper, Wife, Wh, F, Apr 1828, 72, Md-37 yrs, ch 9/4, FL/GA/GA
    Catherine Merritt, Gr-Daughter, Wh, F, Jan 1887, 13, S, MS/MS/MS
    Frank J. Johnson, Son in law, Wh, M, Mar 1850, 50, Md-7 yrs, SC/SC/SC
    Sallie Johnson, Wife (sic: daughter of Sarah), Wh, F, Apr 1848, 51, Md-7 yrs, ch 1/1, MS/MS/FL
    Roxie Johnson, Daughter (sic: Gr-daiughter), Wh, F, Dec 1894, 5, S, MS/ SC/MS.

Theodisia E. Merritt1

Female, #59062, (circa 1858 - )
Father*Willis Merritt1 (c 1794 - c 1861)
Mother*Sarah M. (?)1 (Apr 1828 - 29 Jun 1908)
Birth*circa 1858 She was born circa 1858 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 Sarah, Willis, Marion, Abraham, Sarah and Theodisia listed as a household member living with Willis Merritt in the 1860 Census at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
Last Edited25 Jun 2008

Citations

  1. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Beat 5, Lauderdale, Mississippi; Roll: M653_585; Page: 0; Image: 430
    Willis Merritt, 65, M, Farmer, RE=$3000, PE=$3000, AL
    Sarah M Merritt, 34, F, FL
    Willis Merritt, 12, M, MS
    Marion Merritt, 10, M, MS
    Abraham Merritt, 6, M, MS
    Sarah D Merritt, 5, F, MS
    Theodosia E Merritt, 1, F, MS
    J M Ross 24, M, MS.

Charles Rawson1

Male, #59063, (circa 1815 - )
Birth*circa 1815 He was born circa 1815 at Tennessee.1 
Marriage*circa 1839 He married Mary (?) circa 1839.1 
Birth of SonDec 1850 His son Elias Gatlin Rawson was born in Dec 1850 at Lauderdale Co., Alabama.2 

Family

Mary (?) (circa 1823 - )
Child
Last Edited25 Jun 2008

Citations

  1. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Beat 5, Lauderdale, Mississippi; Roll: M653_585; Page: 0; Image: 419.
    Charles Rawson 44
    Mary Rawson 36
    Charles L Rawson 20
    Laura A Rawson 18
    Harriet E Rawson 16
    Winniford Rawson 14
    Martha J Rawson 12
    Elias G Rawson 10
    Fleming L Rawson 8
    Charlotte Rawson 6
    Mary A Rawson 4
    Francis M Rawson 2
    J W Agnew 20
    Norris Finley 24
    Philip Evans 16.
  2. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 12, Page 11A, Family 209, Meridian, Lauderdale County, MS
    E. G. Rawson, Head, Wh, M, Dec. 1850, 49, Md-17 yrs, MS/MS/MS, Farmer
    L. E. Rawson, Wife, Wh, F, Feb. 1866, Md-17 yrs, ch 10/7, MS/AL/MS
    Robt. N. Rawson, Son, Wh, M, August 1885, 16, S, MS/MS/MS, Farm Laborer
    Lawrence L. Rawson, Son, Wh, M, Nov. 1884, 15, S, MS/MS/MS, Farm Laborer
    J. Wilbur Rawson, Son, Wh, M, August 1859, 10, S, MS/MS/MS, Farm Laborer
    John R. Rawson, Son, Wh, M, June 1891, 8, S, MS/MS/MS
    Eva R. Rawson, Daughter, Wh, F, June 1894, 5, S, MS/MS/MS
    Billie Rawson, Daughter, Wh, F, April 1896, 4, S, MS/MS/MS
    Elias Harman Rawson, Son, Wh, M, March 1899, 1, S, MS/MS/MS
    Mary Rawson, Mother, Wh, F, March 1821, 79, Wid, ch 11/9, MS/SC/SC
    Maretta Culpepper, Mother-in-law, Wh, F, March 1852, 58, Wid, ch 4/3, MS/GA/GA.

Mary (?)1

Female, #59064, (circa 1823 - )
Birth*circa 1823 She was born circa 1823 at Georgia.1 
Marriage*circa 1839 She married Charles Rawson circa 1839.1 
Married Namecirca 1839  As of circa 1839, her married name was Rawson.1 
Birth of SonDec 1850 Her son Elias Gatlin Rawson was born in Dec 1850 at Lauderdale Co., Alabama.2 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Mary was listed as a mother in Elias Gatlin Rawson's household on the 1900 Census at Meridian, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.2 

Family

Charles Rawson (circa 1815 - )
Child
Last Edited25 Jun 2008

Citations

  1. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Beat 5, Lauderdale, Mississippi; Roll: M653_585; Page: 0; Image: 419.
    Charles Rawson 44
    Mary Rawson 36
    Charles L Rawson 20
    Laura A Rawson 18
    Harriet E Rawson 16
    Winniford Rawson 14
    Martha J Rawson 12
    Elias G Rawson 10
    Fleming L Rawson 8
    Charlotte Rawson 6
    Mary A Rawson 4
    Francis M Rawson 2
    J W Agnew 20
    Norris Finley 24
    Philip Evans 16.
  2. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 12, Page 11A, Family 209, Meridian, Lauderdale County, MS
    E. G. Rawson, Head, Wh, M, Dec. 1850, 49, Md-17 yrs, MS/MS/MS, Farmer
    L. E. Rawson, Wife, Wh, F, Feb. 1866, Md-17 yrs, ch 10/7, MS/AL/MS
    Robt. N. Rawson, Son, Wh, M, August 1885, 16, S, MS/MS/MS, Farm Laborer
    Lawrence L. Rawson, Son, Wh, M, Nov. 1884, 15, S, MS/MS/MS, Farm Laborer
    J. Wilbur Rawson, Son, Wh, M, August 1859, 10, S, MS/MS/MS, Farm Laborer
    John R. Rawson, Son, Wh, M, June 1891, 8, S, MS/MS/MS
    Eva R. Rawson, Daughter, Wh, F, June 1894, 5, S, MS/MS/MS
    Billie Rawson, Daughter, Wh, F, April 1896, 4, S, MS/MS/MS
    Elias Harman Rawson, Son, Wh, M, March 1899, 1, S, MS/MS/MS
    Mary Rawson, Mother, Wh, F, March 1821, 79, Wid, ch 11/9, MS/SC/SC
    Maretta Culpepper, Mother-in-law, Wh, F, March 1852, 58, Wid, ch 4/3, MS/GA/GA.

Alice (?)1

Female, #59065, (Apr 1854 - )
Birth*Apr 1854 She was born in Apr 1854 at Kentucky.1 
Marriage*circa 1870 She married James W. Ruffer at Kentucky circa 1870.1 
Married Namecirca 1870  As of circa 1870, her married name was Ruffer.1 
Birth of SonMar 1890 Her son Frank L. Ruffer was born in Mar 1890 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Alice was listed as James W. Ruffer's wife on the 1900 Census at Meridian, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 

Family

James W. Ruffer (say 1849 - )
Children
Last Edited25 Jun 2008

Citations

  1. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 20, Page 5A, Family 90, Meridian Ward 5, Lauderdale County, MS
    James W. Ruffer, Head, Wh, M, Oct 1849, 50, md-30yrs, KY/Germany/German, Brick maker
    Alice Ruffer, Wife, Wh, F, Apr 1854, 46, md-30yrs, ch 11/6, KY/Germany/Germany
    Mattie Ruffer, Daughter, Wh, F, Mar 1880, 19, md-2yrs, ch 1/1, KY/KY/KY
    Alice B. Ruffer, Daughter, Mar 1886, 14, sng, MS/KY/KY
    Carrie W. Ruffer, Daughter, Wh, F, Oct 1888, 11, sng, MS/KY/KY
    Frank L. Ruffer, Son, Wh, M, Mar 1890, 10, sng, MS/KY/KY
    Claude Culpepper, Lodger, Wh, M, April 1878, 22, S, AL/AL/AL.

Alice B. Ruffer1

Female, #59066, (Mar 1886 - )
Father*James W. Ruffer1 (s 1849 - )
Mother*Alice (?)1 (Apr 1854 - )
Birth*Mar 1886 She was born in Mar 1886 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Mattie, Alice and Carrie was listed as a daughter in James W. Ruffer's household on the 1900 Census at Meridian, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
Last Edited25 Jun 2008

Citations

  1. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 20, Page 5A, Family 90, Meridian Ward 5, Lauderdale County, MS
    James W. Ruffer, Head, Wh, M, Oct 1849, 50, md-30yrs, KY/Germany/German, Brick maker
    Alice Ruffer, Wife, Wh, F, Apr 1854, 46, md-30yrs, ch 11/6, KY/Germany/Germany
    Mattie Ruffer, Daughter, Wh, F, Mar 1880, 19, md-2yrs, ch 1/1, KY/KY/KY
    Alice B. Ruffer, Daughter, Mar 1886, 14, sng, MS/KY/KY
    Carrie W. Ruffer, Daughter, Wh, F, Oct 1888, 11, sng, MS/KY/KY
    Frank L. Ruffer, Son, Wh, M, Mar 1890, 10, sng, MS/KY/KY
    Claude Culpepper, Lodger, Wh, M, April 1878, 22, S, AL/AL/AL.

Carrie W. Ruffer1

Female, #59067, (Oct 1888 - )
Father*James W. Ruffer1 (s 1849 - )
Mother*Alice (?)1 (Apr 1854 - )
Birth*Oct 1888 She was born in Oct 1888 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Mattie, Alice and Carrie was listed as a daughter in James W. Ruffer's household on the 1900 Census at Meridian, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
Last Edited25 Jun 2008

Citations

  1. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 20, Page 5A, Family 90, Meridian Ward 5, Lauderdale County, MS
    James W. Ruffer, Head, Wh, M, Oct 1849, 50, md-30yrs, KY/Germany/German, Brick maker
    Alice Ruffer, Wife, Wh, F, Apr 1854, 46, md-30yrs, ch 11/6, KY/Germany/Germany
    Mattie Ruffer, Daughter, Wh, F, Mar 1880, 19, md-2yrs, ch 1/1, KY/KY/KY
    Alice B. Ruffer, Daughter, Mar 1886, 14, sng, MS/KY/KY
    Carrie W. Ruffer, Daughter, Wh, F, Oct 1888, 11, sng, MS/KY/KY
    Frank L. Ruffer, Son, Wh, M, Mar 1890, 10, sng, MS/KY/KY
    Claude Culpepper, Lodger, Wh, M, April 1878, 22, S, AL/AL/AL.

Frank L. Ruffer1

Male, #59068, (Mar 1890 - )
Father*James W. Ruffer1 (s 1849 - )
Mother*Alice (?)1 (Apr 1854 - )
Birth*Mar 1890 He was born in Mar 1890 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Frank was listed as a son in James W. Ruffer's household on the 1900 Census at Meridian, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
Last Edited25 Jun 2008

Citations

  1. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 20, Page 5A, Family 90, Meridian Ward 5, Lauderdale County, MS
    James W. Ruffer, Head, Wh, M, Oct 1849, 50, md-30yrs, KY/Germany/German, Brick maker
    Alice Ruffer, Wife, Wh, F, Apr 1854, 46, md-30yrs, ch 11/6, KY/Germany/Germany
    Mattie Ruffer, Daughter, Wh, F, Mar 1880, 19, md-2yrs, ch 1/1, KY/KY/KY
    Alice B. Ruffer, Daughter, Mar 1886, 14, sng, MS/KY/KY
    Carrie W. Ruffer, Daughter, Wh, F, Oct 1888, 11, sng, MS/KY/KY
    Frank L. Ruffer, Son, Wh, M, Mar 1890, 10, sng, MS/KY/KY
    Claude Culpepper, Lodger, Wh, M, April 1878, 22, S, AL/AL/AL.

Mary Cynthia Tyler1

Female, #59069, (12 May 1838 - circa 1900)
Father*Jacob Joseph Tyler1 (22 Apr 1790 - 9 Jun 1873)
Mother*Cynthia Mullins1 (1802 - 1889)
Birth*12 May 1838 She was born on 12 May 1838 at Hall Co., Georgia.1 
Married Name9 Nov 1856  As of 9 Nov 1856, her married name was Norris.1 
Marriage*9 Nov 1856 She married John Jordan Norris at Gainesville, Hall Co., Georgia, on 9 Nov 1856 at age 18.1 
Death of Father9 Jun 1873 Her father Jacob Joseph Tyler died on 9 Jun 1873 at Riddles Mill, Talladega Co., Alabama.1 
Death of Mother1889 Her mother Cynthia Mullins died in 1889 at Waldo, Talladega Co., Alabama.1 
Death of Spouse18 Dec 1889 Her husband John Jordan Norris died on 18 Dec 1889 at Kingston, Madison Co., Arkansas.1 
Death*circa 1900 She died at Kingston, Madison Co., Arkansas, circa 1900.1 

Family

John Jordan Norris (3 Mar 1833 - 18 Dec 1889)
Marriage*9 Nov 1856 She married John Jordan Norris at Gainesville, Hall Co., Georgia, on 9 Nov 1856 at age 18.1 
Last Edited27 Jun 2008

Citations

  1. E-mail written 1999 - 2008 to Lew Griffin from Linda Bock, e-mail address.

John Jordan Norris1

Male, #59070, (3 Mar 1833 - 18 Dec 1889)
Birth*3 Mar 1833 He was born on 3 Mar 1833 at Hall Co., Georgia.1 
Marriage*9 Nov 1856 He married Mary Cynthia Tyler at Gainesville, Hall Co., Georgia, on 9 Nov 1856 at age 23.1 
Death*18 Dec 1889 He died at Kingston, Madison Co., Arkansas, on 18 Dec 1889 at age 56.1 

Family

Mary Cynthia Tyler (12 May 1838 - circa 1900)
Last Edited26 Jun 2008

Citations

  1. E-mail written 1999 - 2008 to Lew Griffin from Linda Bock, e-mail address.