Nancy Elizabeth Bays

Female, #176, (Mar 1875 - 21 Nov 1943)
Father*Nathaniel Dallas Bays (10 Oct 1841 - May 1919)
Mother*Elizabeth Denny (11 Nov 1854 - 31 Mar 1927)
Name Variation She was also known as Ninnie. 
Birth*Mar 1875 Nancy was born in Mar 1875. 
Marriage*24 Aug 1891 She married Stephen H. Culpepper at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, on 24 Aug 1891 at age 16.1 
Married Name24 Aug 1891  As of 24 Aug 1891, her married name was Culpepper. 
Birth of Son21 Jul 1892 Her son John Allen Culpepper was born on 21 Jul 1892 at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana
Birth of Son26 Nov 1894 Her son Brady Dixon Culpepper was born on 26 Nov 1894 at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana.2,3 
Birth of Son7 Jul 1897 Her son R. B. Culpepper was born on 7 Jul 1897 at Weldon, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana
Birth of Son7 Nov 1902 Her son Stephen L. Culpepper was born on 7 Nov 1902 at Verda, Grant Parish, Louisiana.2 
Birth of Son1906 Her son Dallas DeWitt Culpepper was born in 1906 at Verda, Grant Parish, Louisiana.4 
Photographed*circa 1908 She 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.5
Birth of Son3 Nov 1912 Her son William Sherrill Culpepper was born on 3 Nov 1912 at Verda, Grant Parish, Louisiana
Death of FatherMay 1919 Her father Nathaniel Dallas Bays died in May 1919. 
Death of Mother31 Mar 1927 Her mother Elizabeth Denny died on 31 Mar 1927.6 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Nancy was listed as Stephen H. Culpepper's wife on the 1930 Census at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana.7 
Photographed23 Dec 1930 She 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.5

50th Wedding Anniversary
Death of Son1939 Her son John Allen Culpepper died in 1939.8 
Death*21 Nov 1943 She died at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, on 21 Nov 1943 at age 68.9 
Burial*circa 23 Nov 1943 Her body was interred circa 23 Nov 1943 at Alabama-Weldon Cemetery, Bernice, Union Parish, Louisiana.10 

Family

Stephen H. Culpepper (21 Jan 1869 - 2 Feb 1952)
Marriage*24 Aug 1891 She married Stephen H. Culpepper at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, on 24 Aug 1891 at age 16.1 
Children
Last Edited31 Jan 2011

Citations

  1. 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.
  2. 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
  3. 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.
  4. E-mail from Phillip Culpepper to Warren Culpepper, 30 Mar 2003.
  5. 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
  6. Cemetery Census, Alabama-Weldon Cemetery, Bernice, Union Parish, LA, 2000 Media Thurmon and Bob Reeves.
    Dallas Bays, 1841-1919
    Elizabeth Bays, 11 Nov 1854 - 31 Mar 1927.
  7. 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.
  8. Cemetery Census, Alabama-Weldon Cemetery, Bernice, Union Parish, LA, 2000 Media Thurmon and Bob Reeves.
    John Allen Culpepper, 1892 - 1939.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.