Margaret Hall Harbour

Female, #32405, (14 Feb 1841 - 14 Apr 1931)
Birth*14 Feb 1841 Margaret was born at Coffeeville, Yalobusha Co., Mississippi, on 14 Feb 1841.1,2 
Marriage*17 Jan 1860 She married James Louis Culpepper at Lavaca Co., Texas, on 17 Jan 1860 at age 18. 
Married Name17 Jan 1860  As of 17 Jan 1860, her married name was Culpepper. 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 Margaret listed as a household member living with James Louis Culpepper in the 1860 Census at Hallettsville, Lavaca Co., Texas.3 
Birth of Son22 Oct 1860 Her son Thomas Louis Culpepper was born on 22 Oct 1860 at Lavaca Co., Texas
Birth of Son25 Apr 1866 Her son James Levin Culpepper was born on 25 Apr 1866 at Sweet Home, Lavaca Co., Texas
Birth of Son29 Dec 1867 Her son Harvey Green Culpepper was born on 29 Dec 1867 at Lavaca Co., Texas
1870 Census1 Jun 1870 Margaret, Thomas, Laura, Matilda, Harvey and Virginia listed as a household member living with James Louis Culpepper on the 1870 Census at Lavaca Co., Texas.4 
Birth of Son4 Jul 1871 Her son Charles Everette Culpepper was born on 4 Jul 1871 at Lavaca Co., Texas
Birth of Son14 May 1873 Her son Joseph Milton Culpepper was born on 14 May 1873 at Lavaca Co., Texas
Birth of Son28 Jan 1876 Her son Jacob Remus Culpepper was born on 28 Jan 1876 at Lavaca Co., Texas.5 
Birth of Son11 Oct 1877 Her son Mathew John Culpepper was born on 11 Oct 1877 at Sweet Home, Lavaca Co., Texas.6 
Birth of Son29 Mar 1879 Her son Ruben Curtis Culpepper was born on 29 Mar 1879 at Lavaca Co., Texas.7,8 
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 Margaret was listed as James Louis Culpepper's wife on the 1880 Census at Lavaca Co., Texas.9 
Photographedcirca 1890 She was photographed circa 1890 at Lavaca Co., Texas,
Back Row, Left to Right: Jacob, Joseph, Matthew, Matilda, Josephine, Virginia, and Georgia;
Seated, Left to Right: James Lev, Harve, Everette, Lewis, James L., Margaret, and Alice;
Kneeling, Left to Right: Curtis, Jincy, and Margaret.10
James Louis Culpepper family
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Margaret was listed as James Louis Culpepper's wife on the 1900 Census at Old Sweet Home, Lavaca Co., Texas.11 
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 Margaret was listed as James Louis Culpepper's wife on the 1910 Census at Wilson Co., Texas.12 
Photographed*1914 She was photographed in 1914 at Stockdale, Wilson Co., Texas,
James Louis Culpepper, wife Margaret Harbour, and grandson Ruben Curtis Culpepper Jr.10
James Louis Culpeppers & grandson
Photographedcirca 1916 She was photographed circa 1916
From left to right: Louis, James Lev, Harve, Jake, Matthew, and Curtis, with Curtis Jr. holding his father's finger. Brothers Joseph and Everette are not present.13
Sons of James Louis Culpepper and Margaret Hall
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 Margaret was listed as James Louis Culpepper's wife on the 1920 Census at Stockdale, Wilson Co., Texas.14 
Death of Spouse29 Aug 1922 Her husband James Louis Culpepper died on 29 Aug 1922 at Stockdale, Wilson Co., Texas.2,15 
Death of Son26 Jul 1924 Her son James Levin Culpepper died on 26 Jul 1924 at San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas.16 
Death of Son6 Dec 1926 Her son Thomas Louis Culpepper died on 6 Dec 1926 at Karnes Co., Texas.17 
Death of Son5 Apr 1928 Her son Ruben Curtis Culpepper died on 5 Apr 1928 at Stockdale, Wilson Co., Texas.18,7,19 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Margaret was listed as a mother-in-law in Ella Reese's household on the 1930 Census at Stockdale, Wilson Co., Texas.20 
Death*14 Apr 1931 She died at Stockdale, Wilson Co., Texas, on 14 Apr 1931 at age 90.21,2,22 
Burial*circa 16 Apr 1931 Her body was interred circa 16 Apr 1931 at Stockdale, Wilson Co., Texas.2 
Biography*  In the 1900 census of Lavaca Co., TX, Margaret was listed as having been born Feb 1841 in Mississippi. She was also listed as having been born in Mississippi in the 1870 and 1880 census records and on the "Delayed Birth Certificate" for her youngest child, Margaret Hall Culpepper, which Mrs. Travis (Jacqueline Lorenz) McClinton referenced in a 10 Jul 1989 letter. Only in the 1860 census was Margaret Harbour's place of birth given as Georgia.
      The following Marriage Record is from p. 5 of Marriage Book B (2) 1859-1868: State of Texas_____To any regular ordained minister County of Lavaca___of the Gospel, Judge of the District Court, Chief Justice of the County, Or Any Active Justice of the peace in & for said county, you or either of you are hereby authorized to Solemnise the rites of matrimony between James L Culpepper and Miss Margaret Habour [sic], Join them together in the holy bonds of matrimony and for so doing this shall be your warrant and due Return of this license make to this office within sixty days showing how you shall have executed same. In testimony whereof I have here unto Set my hand and official Seal at office in Halletsville [sic] this 16th of January 1860. [seal]________________________Josiah Dowling ck __________________________________________cc Le Execution 17th Jany 1860 ______________________________By J F Spears JP. Le

      Margaret was noted with her husband in Lavaca Co., TX census records from 1860 through 1900. On the "Delayed Birth Certificate" of Margaret Hall Culpepper, her mother, Margaret Harbour was listed as having had 15 children only 6 of whom were still living in 1886 yet all of her children were still living at the time. After the 1900 census, Margaret and her husband apparently moved to Wilson Co., TX where they remained the rest of their lives. The Texas Death Index lists (#21409) "Culpepper, Margret [sic]" Wilson Co., TX "4-14-31." 

Family

James Louis Culpepper (28 Jul 1833 - 29 Aug 1922)
Marriage*17 Jan 1860 She married James Louis Culpepper at Lavaca Co., Texas, on 17 Jan 1860 at age 18. 
Children
Last Edited8 Mar 2004

Citations

  1. Louis J. Williams, The Harbours in America, 7904 Joliet Ave, Lubbock TX 79423: The Harbour / Witt Family Association, 1982.
    p 99.
  2. Tombstone.
    Stockdale City Cemetery, Stockdale, Wilson Co., TX
    James L. Culpepper, 28 Jul 1833 – 29 Aug 1922
    Margaret Culpepper, 14 Feb 1841, Coffeeville, Miss – 14 Apr 1931.
  3. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Sheet 37, Pg 201A, (19 Jun 1860), Hallettesville PO, Lavaca Co., TX (Anc.com img# 37)
    James Culpepper, 24, M, GA, Farmer
    Margaret Culpepper, 22, F, GA.
  4. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Sheet/Pg 134, Pg 473 (15 Jul 1870), Lavaca Co., TX
    James L. Culpepper, 32, M, GA, RE=$500, PE=$300, Farmer
    Margaret Culpepper, 30, F, MS
    Louis Culpepper, 10, M, TX
    Laura Culpepper, 8, F, TX
    Matilda Culpepper, 6, F, TX
    Harvey Culpepper, 4, M, TX
    Elenor Culpepper, 2, M, TX
    Egletine Culpepper, 1, F, TX.
  5. Tombstone.
    Stockdale City Cemetery, Stockdale, Wilson Co., TX
    Jake R. Culpepper, 28 Jan 1876 – 26 Nov 1963
    Nannie Culpepper, 13 Jun 1877 – 25 Feb 1950.
  6. 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
    Mathew John Culpepper, RFD A, Stockdale, Wilson Co., Texas, age 40, born 11 Oct 1877, White, Farmer for self; Nearest relative: Mrs. Lela Culpepper-wife, RFD A, Stockdale, Wilson Co., Texas. Medium height, Stout build, Blue eyes, Dark hair, no disabilities. Registered 12 Sep 1918, Stockdale, Wilson Co., Texas.
  7. Tombstone.
    Stockdale City Cemetery, Stockdale, Wilson Co., TX
    Curtis Culpepper, 29 Mar 1879 – 5 May 1928
    Ella Reese Culpepper, 27 Feb 1890 – 19 Dec 1976.
  8. 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
    Rubin Curtis Culpepper, RFD A, Stockdale, Wilson Co., Texas, age 39, born 29 Mar 1879, White, Farmer for self at RFD A, Stockdale, Wilson Co., Texas; Nearest relative: Ella Culpepper-wife, RFD A, Stockdale, Wilson Co., Texas. Tall height, Stout build, Blue eyes, Light hair, no disabilities. Registered 12 Sep 1918, Stockdale, Wilson Co., Texas.
  9. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 79, Sheet 18-19, Pg 416B-C, Pct 3, Lavaca Co., TX
    J. L. Culpepper, M, 46, Head, M, AL GA SC, Farmer
    Margaret Culpepper, F, 39, Wife, M, MS n/a n/a
    Lewis T. Culpepper, M, 19, Son, S, TX AL MS, Works on Farm
    Alice Culpepper, F, 17, Dau, S, TX AL MS
    Matilda Culpepper, F, 15, Dau, S, TX AL MS
    Levin Culpepper, M, 13, Son, S, TX AL MS
    Harvey Culpepper, M, 11, Son, S, TX AL MS
    Virginia Culpepper, F, 9, Dau, S, TX AL MS
    Everet Culpepper, M, 7, Son, S, TX AL MS
    Joseph Culpepper, M, 6, Son, S, TX AL MS
    Josephine Culpepper, F, 6, Dau, S, TX AL MS
    Georgia Culpepper, F, 5, Dau, S, TX AL MS
    Jacob Culpepper, M, 4, Son, S, TX AL MS
    Matthew Culpepper, M, 3, Son, S, TX AL MS
    Reuben C. Culpepper, M, 1, Son, S, TX AL MS.
  10. Merle Ridgway, Houston, TX, 1999 records, Merle Ridgway to Lew Griffin, 1999.
  11. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 87, Sheet 2B, Pg 116A, Pct 3, Gen.com Img 5, Old Sweet Home, Lavaca Co., TX
    James Culpepper, Head, M, Jul-1833, 66, md-22 yrs, AL SC SC, Farmer
    Marie Culpepper, Wife, F, Feb-1841, 59, md-33 yrs, Ch 15/15, MS MS MS
    Matthew Culpepper, Son, M, Oct-1877, 22, S, TX AL MS, Farm Laborer
    Rubbin Culpepper, Son, M, Mar-1879, 21, S, TX AL MS, Farm Laborer
    Sophia Culpepper, Daughter, F, May-1873, 27, S, TX AL MS
    Jinsie Culpepper, Daughter, F, Nov-1880, 19, S, TX AL MS
    Maggie Culpepper, Daughter, F, Nov-1885, 14, S, TX AL MS.
  12. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 164, Sheet 10B, Pg 261B, Pct 7, Gen.com Img 20, Wilson Co., TX
    James L. Culpepper, Head, M, 76, M2, md-50, SC UN UN, Farmer-Stock Farm
    Margarete Culpepper, Wife, F, 69, M1, md-50, ch 15/15, MS GA un
    Curtis Culpepper, Son, M, 31, S, TX SC MS, Farm Laborer
    Josefine Culpepper, Daughter, F, 36, S, TX SC MS.
  13. E-mail written 1999-2005 to Culpepper Connections from Dorothy Nash Roberts (#23890), Denton, TX, e-mail address.
  14. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 206, Sheet 12B, Pg 174, Pct. 7, Stockdale, Wilson Co., TX
    Own=Y, Farm=Y
    James L. Culpepper, Head, M, 87, M, GA GA GA, Farmer
    Margaret Culpepper, Wife, F, 78, M, MS AL AL
    Curtis Culpepper, Son, M, 40, M, TX MS TX, Farmer
    Ella Culpepper, Daughter-in-Law, F, 29, M, TX TX or FL TN
    R. C. Culpepper, G-Son, M, 6, S, TX TX TX
    Josephine Culpepper, Dau, F, 46, S, TX TX TX.
  15. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    J. L. Culpepper, Wilson Co., Aug 29 1922, 24962.
  16. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    James Lev Culpepper, Bexar Co., Jul 26 1924, 22269.
  17. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    Thomas Louis Culpepper, Karnes Co., Dec 6 1926, 42537.
  18. E-mail written 2003 - 2016 to Lew Griffin from Melissa Lee Culpepper Holland (Mrs. J. C. Holland Sr.), e-mail address.
    from tombstone.
  19. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    R. C. Culpepper, Wilson Co., Apr 5 1928, 19267.
  20. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 14, Sheet 6B&7A, Pg 179&180, Pct. 7, Stockdale, Wilson Co., TX
    Own=Y, Radio=N, Farm=Y, Military=N
    Ella Culpepper, Head, F, 40, WD, md@22, TX FL TN, Mgr. Farm
    Rueben C. Culpepper, Son, M, 16, S, TX TX TX
    Francis M. Culpepper, Dau, F, 8, S, TX TX TX
    Annie Reese, Mother, F, 61, WD, md@17, TN TN TN
    Jake Reese, Brother, M, 30, S, TX FL TN, Farm Laborer
    Margaret Culpepper, Mother-in-law, F, 89, WD, md@18, MS TX TX
    Amanda (Culpepper) Guthrie, Aunt, F, 87, WD, md@22, AL TX TX.
  21. Louis J. Williams, The Harbours in America, 7904 Joliet Ave, Lubbock TX 79423: The Harbour / Witt Family Association, 1982.
    p 99; location Dorothy Nash Roberts Ancestor Chart.
  22. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    Margret Culpepper, Wilson Co., Apr 14 1931, 21409.