Martha Ella Harris

Female, #2398, (18 Feb 1868 - 17 Feb 1951)
Birth*18 Feb 1868 Martha was born on 18 Feb 1868.1 
Photographed*say 1902 She was photographed say 1902 at Newton Co., Mississippi.2
Martha Ella (Harris) Culpepper
Marriage*28 Oct 1902 She married Phillip Pinkney Culpepper Jr. at Chunky, Newton Co., Mississippi, on 28 Oct 1902 at age 34.3 
Married Name28 Oct 1902  As of 28 Oct 1902, her married name was Culpepper.3 
Birth of Son26 Aug 1903 Her son Joseph Ernest Culpepper was born on 26 Aug 1903.4 
Birth of Son3 Mar 1905 Her son William Pinckney Culpepper was born on 3 Mar 1905.4,5,6 
Birth of Son17 Dec 1906 Her son Emmett James Culpepper was born on 17 Dec 1906.4 
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 Martha was listed as Phillip Pinkney Culpepper Jr.'s wife on the 1910 Census at Quitman, Clarke Co., Mississippi.7 
Death of Spouse12 Mar 1918 Her husband Phillip Pinkney Culpepper Jr. died on 12 Mar 1918 at Clarke Co., Mississippi.1 
1920 Census*1 Jan 1920 Martha was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Quitman, Clarke Co., Mississippi.8 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Martha was listed as an aunt in Isaac Curtis Martin's household on the 1930 Census at Quitman, Clarke Co., Mississippi.9 
Photographedcirca 1939 She was photographed circa 1939 at Quitman, Clarke Co., Mississippi.2
Martha E. (Harris) & Becky Culpepper
Photographedcirca 1947 She was photographed circa 1947 at Quitman, Clarke Co., Mississippi,
left to right: Emmett James Culpepper and his wife, Alice Carter Culpepper; Joseph Ernest Culpepper and, his wife, Laney Susan Eugenia Acklen Culpepper; Ernestine Dorothy Owens Culpepper, Ella Rebecca Culpepper Benson and William Pinckney Culpepper. In front: Dorothy Gene Culpepper and Martha Ella Harris Culpepper.2
Phillip P. Culpepper Jr. family
Death*17 Feb 1951 She died on 17 Feb 1951 at age 82.1 
Burial*circa 19 Feb 1951 Her body was interred circa 19 Feb 1951 at Mont Rose Baptist Church Cemetery, Clarke Co., Mississippi. Row 4.1 
Obituary*2 Mar 1951 Mrs. Martha Ella Culpepper passed away at her home in Quitman on Saturday, Feb. 17, following an illness with pneumonia. She was 82 years of age.
     She is survived by three sons: Joe E. Culpepper of Kansas City, Mo., William P. Culpepper of Chicago, Ill., and Jim Culpepper of Quitman; one sister, Mrs. G. A. Pace of Forest, and three grandchildren.
     Funeral services were held from the family residence, Feb. 18 at 3:00 o'clock, with the Revs. W. L. Meadows, W. C. McLelland, J. P. Gilbert, and Ed Grayson officating.
     Interment followed in Mt. Rose Cemetery. Pallbearers were Fulton Harris, Edwin Harris, Arthur Moore, Floyd Dearman, Charlie Culpepper and John S. Dobbs.
     Another good woman has passed to her well deserved reward. She will be sadly missed by her loved ones left behind.10 

Family

Phillip Pinkney Culpepper Jr. (10 Jan 1864 - 12 Mar 1918)
Marriage*28 Oct 1902 She married Phillip Pinkney Culpepper Jr. at Chunky, Newton Co., Mississippi, on 28 Oct 1902 at age 34.3 
Children
Last Edited12 Jan 2009

Citations

  1. Bennie and Lance White, compiler, White's Store.com, Bennie W. White, Jan 1999.
    http://www.whitesstore.com/montrose.htm
    Mont Rose Baptist Church Cemetery, Quitman, Clarke Co., MS
    + Phillip P. Culpepper, 10 Jan 1864 - 12 Mar 1918
    + Martha Ella Culpepper, 18 Feb 1868 - 17 Feb 1951.
  2. E-mail written 2002-2009 to Lew Griffin and Warren Culpepper from Shannon O'Connor (#2495), Centennial, Colorado, e-mail address (Nov 2010).
  3. William Harold Graham, compiler, Newton County, Mississippi Marriage Records, 1872-1952, Carrollton, MS: Pioneer Pub., 2002, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Books 976.2672 V28.
    P. P. Culpepper married Ella Harris, 28 Oct 1902 in Newton Co., MS, Book C-32.
  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. State of Florida Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Florida Death Index, 1936-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2004.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7338
    William Pinckney Culpepper, Holmes Co., FL, White, 03 Mar 1905 - 14 Dec 1977.
  6. Bennie and Lance White, compiler, White's Store.com, Bennie W. White, Jan 1999.
    http://www.whitesstore.com/montrose.htm
    Mont Rose Baptist Church Cemetery, Quitman, Clarke Co., MS
    + William Pinkney Culpepper, 3 Mar 1905 - 14 Dec 1977
    + Ernestine Owen Culpepper, 8 Sep 1898 - 18 Oct 1977.
  7. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED1, Sheet 22B, Family 346, Quitman, Clarke County, MS
    P. P. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 46, Md2, MS/US/US, Farmer, General farm
    Ella M Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 38, Md-8 yrs, ch 3/3, MS/MS/MS
    Ernest Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 7, S, MS/MS/MS
    William Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 5, S, MS/MS/MS
    James Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 3, S, MS/MS/MS.
  8. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 2, Sheet 20A, Lines 36-39, Quitman, Clarke, MS (30 Jan 1920)
    Ella Culpepper, Head, F, Wh, 48, wid, MS/MS/MS Farmer
    Earnest Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 16, sng, MS/MS/MS Farm laborer
    William Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 14, sng, MS/MS/MS Farm laborer
    James Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 12, sng, MS/MS/MS Farm laborer.
  9. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 12-11, Page 17B, Beat 1, Quitman, Clarke Co., MS
    Rent home, Radio=N, Farm=N
    Curtis Martin, Head, M, Wh, 30, md@21, MS/MS/MS, Laborer, State Highway, Vet=N
    Ruby Martin, Wife, F, Wh, 29, md@20, MS/AL/MS
    James C. Martin, Son, M, Wh, 3 2/12, MS/MS/MS
    Ella Culpepper, Aunt, F, Wh, 62 wid, MS/MS/MS.
  10. Clarke County Tribune, Quitman, MS.
    http://www.whitesstore.com/obitinfo.htm
    Obituary of Martha Ella Culpepper (#2398), published 2 Mar 1951.