Dialva Adelia Wise1

Female, #128, (Sep 1838 - 5 Oct 1922)
Father*Joseph F. Wise (12 Jan 1812 - 1884)
Mother*Carolina Lambright (c 1820 - 1892)
Name Variation She was also known as Delpha. 
Birth*Sep 1838 Dialva was born at Copiah Co., Mississippi, in Sep 1838. 
Marriage*19 Apr 1855 She married Stephen Josephius Culpepper at Gordon, Union Co., Arkansas, on 19 Apr 1855 at age 16.2,3 
Married Name19 Apr 1855  As of 19 Apr 1855, her married name was Culpepper. 
Birth of Son17 Dec 1862 Her son Charlie Newton Culpepper was born on 17 Dec 1862 at Lafayette Co., Arkansas.4 
Birth of SonMar 1867 Her son George D. Culpepper was born in Mar 1867 at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana
Birth of Son21 Jan 1869 Her son Stephen H. Culpepper was born on 21 Jan 1869 at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana.5 
Birth of Son15 Oct 1872 Her son Byron Eugene Culpepper was born on 15 Oct 1872 at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana
Photographed*say 1875 She was photographed say 1875 at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana.6
Delpha (Wise) Culpepper
Death of Father1884 Her father Joseph F. Wise died in 1884 at Verda, Grant Parish, Louisiana
Death of Mother1892 Her mother Carolina Lambright died in 1892 at Verda, Grant Parish, Louisiana
Death of Spouse22 Sep 1894 Her husband Stephen Josephius Culpepper died on 22 Sep 1894 at Weldon, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana.3 
1900 Census*1900 Dialva was listed as a mother in Charlie Newton Culpepper's household on the 1900 Census at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana.7 
Military pension*24 Oct 1905 She was listed as the widow of an unknown person in the pension record at Weldon, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, on 24 Oct 1905
Adelia filed for a widow's pension for her husband's civil war service, claiming he served as a Private in Co. G of the 16th Arkansas Infantry and surrendered at Marshall, Texas on 20 May 1865. However, her application was rejected as no record of his service could be found.3 
Death*5 Oct 1922 She died at Caldwell Parish, Louisiana, on 5 Oct 1922 at age 84.8 

Family

Stephen Josephius Culpepper (circa 1819 - 22 Sep 1894)
Marriage*19 Apr 1855 She married Stephen Josephius Culpepper at Gordon, Union Co., Arkansas, on 19 Apr 1855 at age 16.2,3 
Children
Last Edited16 Jun 2007

Citations

  1. Douglas Orville Culpepper (#6831), compiler, e-mail address or e-mail address, Douglas Orville Culpepper website & e-mails, Rootsweb: WorldConnect (online family tree), 2000-2007.
    http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com
  2. Married by Richard A. Hargis, Minister of the Baptist Church, Book B, p. 128.
  3. E-mail written 2001-2007 to Lew Griffin & Warren Culpepper from Rose Harmia-Mitcham (Mrs. Timothy Brice Mitcham), e-mail address.
    Widow's Pension Application submitted by Adelia Culpepper on 24 Oct 1905 in connection with the Civil War service of her deceased husband, Stephen Culpepper.
  4. Cemetery Census, Alabama-Weldon Cemetery, Bernice, Union Parish, LA, 2000 Media Thurmon and Bob Reeves.
    Charlie Newton Culpepper, 17 Dec 1862 - 21 Jan 1945
    Ida Lue Bays Culpepper, 5 Mar 1872 - 10 Feb 1918.
  5. Cemetery Census, Alabama-Weldon Cemetery, Bernice, Union Parish, LA, 2000 Media Thurmon and Bob Reeves.
    Stephen Culpepper, 21 Jan 1869 - 2 Feb 1952
    Nancy Elizabeth (Bays) Culpepper, 1875 - 1944.
  6. E-mail written 2001-2012 to Culpepper Connections from Grant Hayter-Menzies (#61293), Sidney, BC, Canada, e-mail address (Apr 2012).
  7. ED 13, sheet 10.
  8. Louisiana Secretary of State / Division of Archives, compiler, Louisiana Statewide Death Index, 1900-1949, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2002.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/6697.htm
    Aelia Wise Culpepper, 5 Oct 1922, 88 years, Caldwell Parish, LA.