Mary Alice Elizabeth Culpepper

Female, #32516, (17 Jan 1852 - 13 Jun 1930)
Father*Robert Jefferson Culpepper (2 Jul 1830 - 10 Dec 1919)
Mother*Lorraine Cardwell (8 Jun 1833 - 2 Jan 1894)
Birth*17 Jan 1852 Mary was born at Chambers Co., Alabama, on 17 Jan 1852. 
Census*1860 She was in the in 1860 census at Almond, Randolph Co., Alabama
Census1866 Mary, Edna, Melissa and Susan was probably a free white female, age under 21, in an unknown person 's household in the D Census at Tallapoosa Co., Alabama.1 
Marriage*8 Dec 1870 She married Jacob C. Willoughby at Alabama on 8 Dec 1870 at age 18. 
Married Name8 Dec 1870  As of 8 Dec 1870, her married name was Willoughby. 
Death of Mother2 Jan 1894 Her mother Lorraine Cardwell died on 2 Jan 1894 at Joppa, Cullman Co., Alabama.2 
Death of Spouse23 Aug 1899 Her husband Jacob C. Willoughby died on 23 Aug 1899 at Marshall Co., Alabama
Photographedsay 1900 She was photographed say 1900 at Albertville, Marshall Co., Alabama.
Mary Alice Elizabeth (Culpepper) Willoughby
Photographed*between Nov 1908 and Dec 1908 She appeared as the mother in a family photograph between Nov 1908 and Dec 1908.3
Mary Culpepper Willoughby & family -- 1908
Key to 1908 Willoughby photo
Death of Father10 Dec 1919 Her father Robert Jefferson Culpepper died on 10 Dec 1919 at Joppa, Cullman Co., Alabama.2 
Death*13 Jun 1930 She died at Albertville, Marshall Co., Alabama, on 13 Jun 1930 at age 78. 
Burial* Her body was interred at Beulah Cemetery, Marshall Co., Alabama
Biography* Mary Lillian Butler Pierce wrote, 2 Jan 1979, that Mary Alice "married Jake Willoughby, my Grandma Culpepper's brother. The Willoughby children and my mother were double first cousins." There is a possibility that Mary Alice actually married in Dec 1869 since she was not listed with her parents in the 1870 census. 


Jacob C. Willoughby (26 Aug 1846 - 23 Aug 1899)
Marriage*8 Dec 1870 She married Jacob C. Willoughby at Alabama on 8 Dec 1870 at age 18. 
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited21 Sep 2004


  1. 1866 Alabama State Census, Tallapoosa Co., AL:
    R. J. Culpepper, 1M20+, 1M10-19, 1M0-9, 1F20+, 2F10-19, 2F0-9.
  2. Anna Cochran Gregath, compiler, Cullman County Churches and Cemeteries, Cullman, Alabama: Cullman County Commission, 198_, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.173 K2c.
    Vol 2, pages 15-16:
    Corinth East Baptist Church Cemetery, Cullman Co., Alabama. From I-65, Exit 312, proceed east on AL-157 to AL-69. Turn right on AL-69 and proceed north for 21 miles to AL-67. Continue on AL-69 for one more mile and Corinth Church will be on the right (South)
    + R. J. Culpepper, 2 Jul 1830 - 10 Dec 1919, CSA 1861-1865
    + Lourainey Culpepper, 8 Jun 1833 - 2 Jan 1894.
  3. E-mail written 17 Aug 2004 to Lew Griffin from Lisa Dempsey, e-mail address.