Jefferson James Culpepper of Harris Co., GA1

Male, #11122, (Mar 1861 - 16 Mar 1950)
Father*William Culpepper (bt 1830 - 1840 - )
DNA* Jefferson has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Joseph Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC, who is a son of Robert Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, the son of Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Name Variation He was also known as James J.2 
Name Variation He was also known as Jesse Jeff.3 
Birth*Mar 1861 He was born in Mar 1861 at Georgia.4 
Marriage*circa 1878 He married Mary Jane Phillips at Georgia circa 1878.5 
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 Jefferson was listed as a son-in-law in Madison Phillips's household on the 1880 Census at Harris Co., Georgia.6 
Birth of Son6 Oct 1887 His son Grover Fowler Culpepper was born on 6 Oct 1887 at Harris Co., Georgia.7 
Birth of Son30 Oct 1896 His son Henry J. Culpepper was born on 30 Oct 1896 at Columbus, Muscogee Co., Georgia.5,8 
Birth of Son25 Mar 1899 His son Allen Candler Culpepper was born on 25 Mar 1899 at Harris Co., Georgia.5,9,10 
1900 Census*1 Jun 1900 Jefferson was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Harris Co., Georgia.5 
1910 Census*15 Apr 1910 Jefferson was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Valley Plains, Harris Co., Georgia.11 
Photographed*say 1920 He was photographed say 1920 at Covington Co., Alabama,
From Esther Miron: "Years ago Louise's oldest son brought it [this photo] up here for my Dad, saying it was Charlie Horace Phillips. My Dad said no, definitely was not his Dad. He said he thought it was "Pappy." Now I'm sure that Pappy was his grandfather, but I don't know which one. I do think it is Jesse Culpepper, since both my Dad and his mother look like the person in the photo a lot."

Help in positively identifying this photo will be appreciated.3,4
Jeff J. "Jesse" Culpepper
1920 CensusJan 1920 Jefferson was listed as a father in Allen Candler Culpepper's household on the 1920 Census at Williams, Covington Co., Alabama.12 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Jefferson was listed as a father in Allen Candler Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Parker, Coffee Co., Alabama.2 
Death*16 Mar 1950 He died at Coffee Co., Alabama, on 16 Mar 1950.13 
Burial*circa 18 Mar 1950 His body was interred circa 18 Mar 1950 at Rhoades Church Cemetery, Coffee Co., Alabama.14 

Family

Mary Jane Phillips (Dec 1856 - )
Marriage*circa 1878 He married Mary Jane Phillips at Georgia circa 1878.5 
Children
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited1 Mar 2013

Citations

  1. E-mail written 24 Apr 2008 to Warren Culpepper from Miranda Vinson(gd/o #58613), McMinnville, TN, e-mail address.
  2. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 29, Pages 212A-B, Lines 44-51, Parker, Coffee Co., AL
    Rents home, Radio=N, Farm=N
    Allen D. Culpepper, Head, M, W, 31, md 18yrs, AL/AL/AL, Laborer/Saw Mill
    Alice Culpepper, Wife, F, W, 31, md 18yrs, AL/AL/AL
    Gladys Culpepper, Dau, F, W, 10, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Mary E. Culpepper, Dau, F, W, 6, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Bertha M. Culpepper, Dau, F, W, 4 4/12, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Charlie R. Culpepper, Son, M, W, 1 10/12, sng, AL/AL/AL
    James J. Culpepper, Father, M, W, 70, md@18, AL/AL/AL, Laborer/Saw Mill
    Mary J. Culpepper, Mother, F, W, 73, md@21, AL/GA/SC.
  3. Correspondence from Ester Miron, 2377 Horn Road, Cecilia, KY 42724, to Lew Griffin, 1990 - 2003.
  4. Lewis W. Griffin Jr. (#47), e-mail address.
  5. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 36, Page 188A (8), Family 155, Valley Plains District, Harris Co., GA
    J. J. Culpepper, Head, M, Mar 1861, 39, Md 22 yrs, GA/GA/AL, Farmer
    Mary J. Culpepper, Wife, F, Dec 1856, 43, Md 22 yrs, ch 11/6, GA/GA/GA
    Mattie F. Culpepper, Dau, F, Dec 1880, 19, S, GA/GA/GA
    Grover F. Culpepper, Son, M, Oct 1886, 13, S, GA/GA/GA
    Clara B. Culpepper, Dau, F, Dec 1890, 9, S, GA/GA/GA
    Rosie Lee Culpepper, Dau, F, Nov 1894, 5, S, GA/GA/GA
    Henry J. Culpepper, Son, M, Oct 1896, 3, S, GA/GA/GA
    Allen D. C. Culpepper, Son, M, Mar 1899, 1, S, GA/GA/GA.
  6. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 440B-441C, Family 53, ED 57, Valley Plains, Harris Co., GA
    Madison Phillips, Self, M, Md, 50, Farming, GA/GA/GA
    Sarah (Stillwell) Phillips, Wife, F, Md, 46, Keeping House, NC/GA/---
    Mary J. Culpepper, Dau, F, Md, 22, Laborer, GA/NC/NC
    Jeff Culpepper, SonL, M, Md, 18, Laborer, GA/GA/GA
    [The following names appear to be the children of Madison and Sarah Phillips (above, married 30 Sep 1855) and to have been transcribed erroneously as Culpeppers Note that the mother shown with each name below is shown as born in NC, the same as Sarah Stillwell Phillips, above.]
    Ophelia Culpepper, Dau, F, S, 17, Laborer, GA/GA/NC
    Sallie Culpepper, Dau, F, S, 13, Laborer, GA/GA/NC
    Margaret Culpepper, Dau, F, S, 9, Laborer, GA/GA/NC
    Andrew Culpepper, Son, M, S, 7, GA/GA/NC
    Willie Culpepper, Dau, F, S, 4, GA/GA/NC
    Robert Culpepper, Son, M, S, 1, GA/GA/NC.
  7. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482
    Grover Fowler Culpepper, Opp, Covington Co., AL, Age 30, born 6 Oct 1887 in Harris Co., GA. Caucasian. Occupation: Carpenter in Opp, AL; Single with no dependents; No military experience; Medium Height, Medium Build, Gray Eyes, Dark Hair, Not bald, No disabilities; Signed with "his mark", registered 5 Jun 1917.
  8. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482
    Henry Culpepper, RFD #1, Dozier, Crenshaw Co., AL, Age 21, born 30 Oct 1896 in Columbus, GA; Employer: J. Mitchell; Nearest relative: wife; Caucasian, No military experience, Medium Height, Medium Build, Blue Eyes, Dark Hair, No disabilities; signed 5 Jun 1918.
  9. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm
  10. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482
    Allen Candler Culpepper, RFD, Opp, Covington Co., AL, Age 19, born 25 Mar 1899. Caucasian. Occupation: Farming; Employer: A. C. Burke; Nearest relative: Alice Culpepper, wife, Opp, Covington Co., AL; Medium Height, Medium Build, Dark Eyes, Black Hair, No disabilities; Signed with "his mark", registered 18 Sep 1918.
  11. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 55, Page 60b, Family 132, Gen.com img 12, Valley Plains, Harris Co., GA
    Jeff J. Culpepper, Head, M, 50, Md1, GA/GA/AL, Farmer
    Mary Culpepper, Wife, F, 54, Md1-34 yrs, ch 5[sic]/5, GA/GA/GA
    Rosa Culpepper, Dau, F, 15, Sng, GA/GA/GA
    Henry Culpepper, Son, M, 13, Sng, GA/GA/GA
    Allen Culpepper, Son, M, 11, Sng, GA/GA/GA.
  12. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 62, Pages 10B-11A, Lines 100-4, Dozier Road, Williams, Covington Co., AL
    Allen Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 20, md, GA/GA/GA, Farm Laborer
    Alice Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 20, md, AL/AL/AL
    Baby Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 0/12, sng, AL/GA/AL
    Jeff J. Culpepper, Father, M, Wh, 58, md, GA/GA/GA, Laborer
    Mary Jane Culpepper, Mother, F, Wh, 63, md, GA/GA/SC.
  13. State of Alabama Center for Health Statistics / Record Services Division, compiler, Alabama Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2011.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2453
    James J. Culpepper died 16 Mar 1950 in Coffee Co., Alabama.
  14. E. Howard Hayes, compiler, Coffee County, Alabama Cemetery Records, Carrollton, Mississippi: Pioneer Pub., 1998, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.134 V3h.
    Rhoades Church Cemetery, Highway 189 north of Kinston, Coffee Co., Alabama.
    + J. J. Culpepper (No dates, large grave).