John Wesley Culpepper1,2

Male, #1550, (17 Aug 1858 - 31 Mar 1924)
Father*Robert Curtis Culpepper (27 Jul 1829 - 7 Feb 1864)
Mother*Rhoda Tison (9 Jun 1835 - 25 Feb 1914)
Extinct Surname?* The family branch headed by John Wesley Culpepper is believed to have no living male descendants with the Culpepper surname. If you know otherwise, please contact Lew Griffin using the link at the bottom of this page. 
Birth*17 Aug 1858 John was born at Georgia on 17 Aug 1858. 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 Rhoda, Francis, Virginia and John listed as a household member living with Robert Curtis Culpepper in the 1860 Census at Schley Co., Georgia.3 
Death of Father7 Feb 1864 His father Robert Curtis Culpepper died on 7 Feb 1864 at Marietta, Cobb Co., Georgia.4,5 
1870 Census1 Jun 1870 Rhoda, Gustus, Francis, Virginia and John listed as a household member living with Millington S. Johnson on the 1870 Census at Marion Co., Georgia.6 
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 John was listed as a brother in Francis Marion Culpepper's household on the 1880 Census at Terrell Co., Georgia.7 
Marriage*13 Nov 1884 He married Mary Lee Cook at Terrell Co., Georgia, on 13 Nov 1884 at age 26.8 
1900 Census*1 Jun 1900 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Terrell Co., Georgia.9 
Photographed*circa 1908 He was photographed circa 1908 at Parrott, Terrell Co., Georgia,
Seated: John Wesley Culpepper & Mary Lee (Cook) Culpepper.
Standing: Ola (Chambers) Edwards;
Mary Ruth "Rushia" (Culpepper) Chambers;
Rena Slocum Adams (first cousin of Mary Lee (Cook) Culpepper), daughter of Henry Madison Slocum & Georgia Ann Hooton;
Daisy Eudora (Culpepper) Laye.5
John Wesley Culpepper & relatives
1910 Census*15 Apr 1910 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Parrott, Terrell Co., Georgia.10 
Death of Mother25 Feb 1914 His mother Rhoda Tison died on 25 Feb 1914 at Church Hill, Marion Co., Georgia.4 
1920 Census*1 Jan 1920 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Parrott, Terrell Co., Georgia.11 
Death of Spouse25 Apr 1920 His wife Mary Lee Cook died on 25 Apr 1920.5 
Death*31 Mar 1924 He died at Terrell Co., Georgia, on 31 Mar 1924 at age 65.12 
Burial*circa 2 Apr 1924 His body was interred circa 2 Apr 1924 at Parrott Cemetery, Parrott, Terrell Co., Georgia

Family

Mary Lee Cook (3 Jan 1868 - 25 Apr 1920)
Marriage*13 Nov 1884 He married Mary Lee Cook at Terrell Co., Georgia, on 13 Nov 1884 at age 26.8 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
James Culpepper of Nash Co., NC : Descendant Chart
Last Edited9 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. E-mail written 1994 & 2005 to Lew Griffin & Warren Culpepper from Rubye Jackson Lewis, Orlando, FL, e-mail address.
  2. E-mail written 2001 to Lew Griffin from Mary Frank Wills.
  3. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 50, Ellaville PO, Schley Co., GA
    R. C. Culpepper, 29, M, Overseer, -/$200, SC
    Roda Culpepper, 24, F, GA
    Frances M. Culpepper, 6, F, AL
    Virginia E. Culpepper, 4, F, AL
    John W. Culpepper, 1, M, AL.
  4. Robert Curtis Culpepper Family Bible, Printed 1802, Transcriber unknown.
    Rhoda Tison, born 9 Jun 1835, died 25 Feb 1914, married on 2 Sep 1852, Robert Curtis Culpepper, born 27 Jul 1829, died 7 Feb 1864.
  5. E-mail written Feb 2007 -Jul 2013 to Lew Griffin from Judy Roberts, e-mail address.
  6. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 156B, Family 655, Tazewell PO, Marion Co., GA
    Mililton Johnson, 67, M, Works on Farm, $--/$--, GA
    Roda (Culpepper) Johnson, 36, F, GA
    Orion O. Johnson, 4/12, M, GA
    Francis Culpepper, 16, M, works on farm, AL
    Virginia Culpepper, 14, F, AL
    John W. Culpepper, 12, M, AL
    Mary Pool, 40, F, GA.
  7. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Eleventh, Page 226C, Terrell Co., GA
    Frank Culpepper, Self, M, S, W, 26, Farming, AL/AL/AL
    John Culpepper, Brother, M, S, W, 21, Laborer, AL/AL/AL
    Virginia Culpepper, Sister, F, S, W, 22, Keeping House, AL/AL/AL
    Penney Braswell, SSister, F, S, W, 11, At House, GA/GA/GA.
  8. Jordan Dodd, compiler, Georgia Marriages, 1851-1900, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2000.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/gamarr/main.htm
    John W. Culpepper and Mollie L. Cook on 13 Nov 1884 in Terrell Co., GA, Book C, p. 305.
  9. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 79B, Family 183, District 1470, Terrell Co., GA
    J. W. Culpepper, Head, M, Aug 1858, 41, md 15 yrs, AL/GA/SC, Farmer
    Molly L. Culpepper, Wife, F, Jan 1864, --, md 15 yrs, ch 3/2, GA/GA/GA
    Daisie Culpepper, Daughter, F, Jan 1886, --, S, GA/GA/GA
    Rusia Culpepper, Daughter, F, Feb 1891, 9, S, GA/GA/GA.
  10. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 189, Page 6A, Family 11, Gen.com Img 31, Parrott, Terrell Co., GA
    John W. Culpepper, Head, M, 51, md1-25 yrs, AL/AL/NC, Farmer
    Mollie Culpepper, Wife, F, 41, md1-25 yrs, ch 3/2, GA/GA/GA.
  11. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 131, Page 17A, Family 217, Anc.com Img 33, Parrott, Terrell Co., GA
    John Culpepper, Head, M, 61, md, AL/US/NC, Farmer
    Mollie L. Culpepper, Wife, F, 51, md, GA/GA/GA.
  12. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5426a.htm
    John W. Culpepper, d. 31 Mar 1924 in Terrell Co., GA.