Edgar Benjamin Culpepper

Male, #1588, (3 Jan 1878 - 15 Nov 1968)
Father*Benjamin Franklin Culpepper (27 Feb 1845 - 19 Sep 1890)
Mother*Nancy Howard (27 Aug 1845 - 19 Feb 1918)
DNA* Edgar has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Henry Culpepper of Chattahoochee Co., GA. DNA has also proved that Henry is a grandson of James Culpepper of Nash and 2-great-grandson of Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Birth*3 Jan 1878 Edgar was born at Russell Co., Alabama, on 3 Jan 1878.1,2 
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 John, William and Edgar was listed as a son in Benjamin Franklin Culpepper's household on the 1880 Census at Clanton, Chilton Co., Alabama.3 
Death of Father19 Sep 1890 His father Benjamin Franklin Culpepper died on 19 Sep 1890 at Chilton Co., Alabama.4 
Marriage*circa 1899 He married Ada Gallman circa 1899.5 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 John, William, Edgar and Charles was listed as a son in Nancy Culpepper's household on the 1900 Census at Sylacauga, Talladega Co., Alabama. Nancy Culpepper appears to have enumerated all of her children in this census as if they were single and living at home even though some were married and living elsewhere..6 
1900 Census*1 Jun 1900 Edgar was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Clanton, Chilton Co., Alabama.5 
Birth of Son29 Oct 1901 His son Arthur Otis Culpepper was born on 29 Oct 1901 at Clanton, Chilton Co., Alabama
Photographed14 Mar 1906 He appeared as a son in a family photograph on 14 Mar 1906 at Sylacauga, Talladega Co., Alabama, at age 60
Left to right: Edgar Benjamin Culpepper, Mary Frances Culpepper, Margaret Bell Culpepper, Georgia Alabama Culpepper, and Nancy (Howard) Culpepper. Note that Mary Frances and Margaret Bell may be reversed, above. Help in identifying these two would be appreciated.7
Nancy (Howard) Culpepper & children
Birth of Son29 Jun 1906 His son Ensley Benjamin Culpepper was born on 29 Jun 1906 at Chilton Co., Alabama.1 
Birth of Son27 Aug 1908 His son Luther Leon Culpepper was born on 27 Aug 1908 at Chilton Co., Alabama.1,8 
Death of Spouse8 Sep 1908 His wife Ada Gallman died on 8 Sep 1908 at Chilton Co., Alabama.9,10 
1910 Census*15 Apr 1910 Edgar was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Chilton Co., Alabama.11 
Marriage*circa 1913 He married Lizzie Leona Baker at Alabama circa 1913. 
Birth of Son21 Jul 1915 His son Edgar Otis Culpepper was born on 21 Jul 1915 at Chilton Co., Alabama.12,1 
Death of Mother19 Feb 1918 His mother Nancy Howard died on 19 Feb 1918 at Clanton, Chilton Co., Alabama.13,4 
Birth of Son27 Aug 1918 His son John Aurelius Culpepper was born on 27 Aug 1918 at Chilton Co., Alabama.1 
WWI Draft Reg*12 Sep 1918 He registered for the WW-I draft on 12 Sep 1918 at Clanton, Chilton Co., Alabama.14 
1920 Census*1 Jan 1920 Edgar was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Clanton, Chilton Co., Alabama.12 
Birth of Son9 Jan 1928 His son James Reedie Culpepper was born on 9 Jan 1928 at Chilton Co., Alabama.15 
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 Edgar was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Clanton, Chilton Co., Alabama.16 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Alabama.1 
Death of Spouse8 Jun 1937 His wife Lizzie Leona Baker died on 8 Jun 1937 at Tuscaloosa Co., Alabama.17,18 
Photographed*circa 1964 He was photographed circa 1964 at Clanton, Chilton Co., Alabama.7
Edgar Benjamin Culpepper
Death of Son15 Apr 1964 His son Arthur Otis Culpepper died on 15 Apr 1964 at Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama
Death*15 Nov 1968 He died at Clanton, Chilton Co., Alabama, on 15 Nov 1968 at age 90.1,2 
Burial*circa 16 Nov 1968 His body was interred circa 16 Nov 1968 at Liberty Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Clanton, Chilton Co., Alabama.2 

Family 1

Ada Gallman (13 May 1881 - 8 Sep 1908)
Marriage*circa 1899 He married Ada Gallman circa 1899.5 
Children

Family 2

Lizzie Leona Baker (1 Jun 1893 - 8 Jun 1937)
Marriage*circa 1913 He married Lizzie Leona Baker at Alabama circa 1913. 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
James Culpepper of Nash Co., NC : Descendant Chart
Last Edited18 Sep 2009

Citations

  1. 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
  2. Benjamin D. Roberts, compiler, Cemeteries of Chilton, Clanton, Alabama: Mail Specialist, 198_, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.181 V3c.
    Liberty Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Clanton, Chilton Co., Alabama. From Clanton, take AL-22 west to County route 37. Turn right and proceed 0.25 miles. The church and cemetery are on the left. (Pages 195-199)
    + B. E. Culpepper, 3 Jan 1878 - 14 Nov 1968.
  3. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 29, Page 68A, Lines 6-12, Clanton, Chilton Co., AL
    B. F. Culpepper, Head, M, Md, Wh, 34, Farmer, GA/NC/SC
    Nancy Culpepper, Wife, F, Md, Wh, 34, Keeping House, GA/GA/SC
    J. N. Culpepper, Son, M, Sng, Wh, 10, AL/GA/GA
    W. F. Culpepper, Son, M, Sng, Wh, 8, AL/GA/GA
    J. V. Culpepper, Dau, F, Sng, Wh, 6, AL/GA/GA
    I. R. Culpepper, Dau, F, Sng, Wh, 4, AL/GA/GA
    Edicer Culpepper, Son, M, Sng, Wh, 1, AL/GA/GA.
  4. Benjamin D. Roberts, compiler, Cemeteries of Chilton, Clanton, Alabama: Mail Specialist, 198_, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.181 V3c.
    Cedar Grove Methodist Church Cemetery, Chilton Co., Alabama (Page 164)
    + B. F. Culpepper, 27 Feb 1845 - 19 Sep 1890 (Private, Pemberton's Cavalry, 36th Georgia. Served one year and was then paroled)
    + Nancy Culpepper, 27 Aug 1845 - 19 Feb 1918.
  5. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 27, Page 13A, Lines 9-10, Clanton, Chilton Co., AL
    Edward B. Culpepper, Head, Wh, M, Jan 1879, 21, md-1yr, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    Ada Culpepper, Wife, Wh, F, May 1881, 19, md-1yr, AL/AL/AL.
  6. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 96, Page 254A, Lines 9-18, Norton Ave., Sylacauga, Talladega Co., AL (26 Jun 1900)
    Nancy Culpepper, Head, Wh, F, Aug 1846, 53, wid, ch 10/9, GA/AL/SC
    William F. Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Jun 1870, 29, sng, AL/AL/GA, Farm laborer
    James N. Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Mar 1872, 28, sng, AL/AL/GA, Day laborer
    Lula D. Culpepper, Dau, Wh, F, Mar 1874, 26, sng, AL/AL/GA. Knitter/Hosiery Mill
    Ida R. Culpepper, Dau, Wh, F, May 1876, 24, sng, AL/AL/GA. Knitter/Hosiery Mill
    Edgar B. Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Jan 1878, 22, sng, AL/AL/GA, Farm laborer
    Charles H. Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Apr 1880, 20, sng, AL/AL/GA, Day laborer
    Mannie Culpepper, Dau, Wh, F, Dec 1883, 16, sng, AL/AL/GA, Knitter/Hosiery Mill
    Mattie Culpepper, Dau, Wh, F, Dec 1885, 14, sng, AL/AL/GA, Toffer/Hosiery Mill
    Georgia Alabama Culpepper, Dau, Wh, F, Mar 1890, 10, sng, AL/AL/GA.
  7. E-mail written March 2008 to Culpepper Connections from Judith Dean Gallman Schenck (#45754), e-mail address.
  8. Benjamin D. Roberts, compiler, Cemeteries of Chilton, Clanton, Alabama: Mail Specialist, 198_, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.181 V3c.
    Martin Memorial Cemetery, Clanton, Chilton Co., Alabama. From Clanton, take Yellow Leaf Road north about 0.5 miles past the Blacksnake Road intersection. Cemetery is on the right. (Pages 205-206)
    + Luther L. Culpepper, 28 Aug 1908 - ___
    + Eunice E. Culpepper, 25 Jan 1914 - 8 Aug 1977
    + Linda M. Culpepper, 21 Jul 1942 - 2 Nov 1962 (probably d/o the above couple).
  9. 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
    Ada Culpepper died 8 Sep 1908 in Chilton Co., Alabama.
  10. Benjamin D. Roberts, compiler, Cemeteries of Chilton, Clanton, Alabama: Mail Specialist, 198_, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.181 V3c.
    Liberty Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Clanton, Chilton Co., Alabama. From Clanton, take AL-22 west to County route 37. Turn right and proceed 0.25 miles. The church and cemetery are on the left. (Pages 195-199)
    + Ada Culpepper, 13 May 1881 - 9 Oct 1908 (w/o E. B. Culpepper).
  11. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 38, Page 2A, Lines 4-7, Pct 4, Chilton Co., AL
    Edward E. Culpepper, Head, Wh, M, 31, wid, AL/GA/GA, Farmer (ID: 1588)
    Odise Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, 8, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Ensley Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, 3, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Mrs. Nancie Culpepper, Mother, Wh, F, 63, wid, ch 10/8, AL/AL/AL.
  12. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 41, Page 10B, Lines 69-71, Pct 4, Clanton, Chilton Co., AL
    Ed. B. Culpepper, Head, Wh, M, 40, md, AL/GA/GA, Farmer
    Lizzie Culpepper, Wife, Wh, F, 26, md, AL/AL/AL
    Otis Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, 18, sng, AL/AL/AL, Farm Laborer
    Ensley Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, 13, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Ottis Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, 5, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Johnnie Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, 1 5/12, sng, AL/AL/AL.
  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
    Nancy Culpepper died 19 Feb 1918 in Chilton Co., Alabama.
  14. 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
    Benjamin Edward Culpepper, Clanton, Chilton Co., AL; age 39, born 3 Jan 1879; White, Farmer; Nearest Relative: Lizzie Leona Culpepper; Tall height, slender build, blue eyes, black hair; No disabilities; Registered 12 Sep 1918 at Clanton, Chilton Co., AL.
  15. E-mail written 2001-2008 to Culpepper Connections from William Edward 'Ed' Culpepper (#45433) (based in part on family interviews and records of Thurman L. Gallman), Charlotte, North Carolina, e-mail address.
  16. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 7, Page 25A, Lines 7-13, Pct 4, Clanton, Chilton Co., AL
    Owns home, Radio=N, Farm=Y
    E. B. Culpepper, Head, Wh, M, 50, md@20, AL/AL/AL, Farmer, Vet=N
    Lizzie Culpepper, Wife, Wh, F, 37, md@19, AL/AL/AL
    Otis Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, 14, sng, AL/AL/AL, Farm Laborer
    Johnnie Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, 11, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Tressie Lee Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, 5, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Bobbie Nell Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, 3, sng, AL/AL/AL
    James Reedie Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, 1 2/12, sng, AL/AL/AL.
  17. Benjamin D. Roberts, compiler, Cemeteries of Chilton, Clanton, Alabama: Mail Specialist, 198_, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.181 V3c.
    Liberty Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Clanton, Chilton Co., Alabama. From Clanton, take AL-22 west to County route 37. Turn right and proceed 0.25 miles. The church and cemetery are on the left. (Pages 195-199)
    + Lizzie Culpepper, 1 Jun 1893 - 8 Jun 1937.
  18. 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
    Lizzie Culpepper died Jun 1937 in Tuscaloosa Co., Alabama.