Stephen H. Culpepper

Male, #145, (21 Jan 1869 - 2 Feb 1952)
Father*Stephen Josephius Culpepper (c 1819 - 22 Sep 1894)
Mother*Dialva Adelia Wise (Sep 1838 - 5 Oct 1922)
DNA* Stephen has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Lemuel Culpepper of Jasper Co., GA. DNA also shows that Lemuel descends (father unproved) from Robert Culpepper, Jr. of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Birth*21 Jan 1869 Stephen was born at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, on 21 Jan 1869.1 
Marriage*24 Aug 1891 He married Nancy Elizabeth Bays at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, on 24 Aug 1891 at age 22.2 
Birth of Son21 Jul 1892 His son John Allen Culpepper was born on 21 Jul 1892 at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana
Death of Father22 Sep 1894 His father Stephen Josephius Culpepper died on 22 Sep 1894 at Weldon, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana.3 
Birth of Son26 Nov 1894 His son Brady Dixon Culpepper was born on 26 Nov 1894 at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana.4,5 
Birth of Son7 Jul 1897 His son R. B. Culpepper was born on 7 Jul 1897 at Weldon, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana
1900 Census*1900 Stephen was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana.6 
Birth of Son7 Nov 1902 His son Stephen L. Culpepper was born on 7 Nov 1902 at Verda, Grant Parish, Louisiana.4 
Birth of Son1906 His son Dallas DeWitt Culpepper was born in 1906 at Verda, Grant Parish, Louisiana.7 
Photographed*circa 1908 He was photographed circa 1908 at Verda, Grant Parish, Louisiana,
Left to right: R.B. (wearing bow tie), Dallas (the small boy), Brady (wearing a pin in his suit lapel), Stephen H. Culpepper, John Allen (the tall boy in the back), Steve (Tebe, the boy with the book), Nancy Elizabeth Bays Culpepper, and the only daughter, Josie. Sherrill had not been born when this photo was taken.8
1910 Census*1910 Stephen was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Grant Parish, Louisiana.9 
Birth of Son3 Nov 1912 His son William Sherrill Culpepper was born on 3 Nov 1912 at Verda, Grant Parish, Louisiana
1920 Census*1920 Stephen was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana
Death of Mother5 Oct 1922 His mother Dialva Adelia Wise died on 5 Oct 1922 at Caldwell Parish, Louisiana.10 
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 Stephen was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana.11 
Photographed23 Dec 1930 He appeared in a photograph on 23 Dec 1930 at Lisbon, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, at age 74
Alexander and Elizabeth Catherine Culpepper Haynes at their 50th wedding celebration. This photo was taken at the home of Milo Haynes, son of Elizabeth and Alexander.

The people in the photo are:

Front row L to R; Walter Van Zant, Angie Culpepper Van Zant, Elizabeth Catherine Culpepper Haynes, Alexander Hamilton Haynes, and John Haynes.
Back row L to R; Charles Newton Culpepper, Stephen H. Culpepper, Nancy Elizabeth Bays Culpepper (wife of Stephen H. Culpepper).

Angie, Elizabeth, Charles, and Stephen H. are all children of Stephen Josephius Culpepper by his second wife, Adelia Wise Culpepper.8

50th Wedding Anniversary
Death of Son1939 His son John Allen Culpepper died in 1939.12 
Death of Spouse21 Nov 1943 His wife Nancy Elizabeth Bays died on 21 Nov 1943 at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana.13 
Death*2 Feb 1952 He died at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, on 2 Feb 1952 at age 83.1 
Burial*after 2 Feb 1952 His body was interred after 2 Feb 1952 at Alabama-Weldon Cemetery, Bernice, Union Parish, Louisiana.1 
Biography* ED 83, sheet 7, line 73. 

Family

Nancy Elizabeth Bays (Mar 1875 - 21 Nov 1943)
Marriage*24 Aug 1891 He married Nancy Elizabeth Bays at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, on 24 Aug 1891 at age 22.2 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Robert Culpepper Jr. of Lower Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited31 Jan 2011

Citations

  1. 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.
  2. Jordan Dodd / Liahona Research, compiler, Louisiana Marriage Records, 1851-1900, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2000.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5228.htm
    Stephan Culpepper and Nannie Boyd, 24 Aug 1891, Claiborne Parish, LA, Book 7, p. 119.
  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. 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
  5. Cemetery Census, Alabama-Weldon Cemetery, Bernice, Union Parish, LA, 2000 Media Thurmon and Bob Reeves.
    Brady Dixon Culpepper, 26 Nov 1894 - 3 Apr 1969
    Thelma Harrell Culpepper, 10 Jun 1896 - 4 Mar 1977.
  6. ED 13, sheet 15.
  7. E-mail from Phillip Culpepper to Warren Culpepper, 30 Mar 2003.
  8. 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
  9. ED 64, sheet 11.
  10. 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.
  11. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 14-10, Sheet #23-A, Page 166, Line 29, Police Jury Ward 4, Claiborne Parish, LA
    Home owned, Value=$800, Radio=blank, Farm=No
    Stephen Culpepper, Head, M, 61, M, md@22, LA/MS/GA, Grocery Store, Grocery, Vet=No
    Nancy E. Culpepper, Wife, F, 56, M, md@16, LA/GA/GA, Not Employed
    Dallas Culpepper, Son, M, 23, M, md@23, LA/LA/LA, Oil field worker, Vet=No
    Estell Culpepper, Dau-in-law, F, 16, M, md@16, MS/MS/MS, Not employed
    Sherrill Culpepper, Son, M, 12, LA/LA/LA.
  12. Cemetery Census, Alabama-Weldon Cemetery, Bernice, Union Parish, LA, 2000 Media Thurmon and Bob Reeves.
    John Allen Culpepper, 1892 - 1939.
  13. 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
    Nancy E. Culpepper, 21 Nov 1943, 68 Years, Claiborne Parish, LA.