Howard Percival Culpepper1

Male, #3350, (22 Sep 1866 - 3 Jan 1902)
Father*Henry M. Culpepper2 (1830 - 1889)
Mother*Nancy King2 (c 1835 - )
Name Variation He was also known as Fessy.2 
Birth*22 Sep 1866 Howard was born at Decatur Co., Georgia, on 22 Sep 1866.2 
1870 Census1 Jun 1870 Nancy, Warren, Mary, Margaret, Howard and Sarah listed as a household member living with Henry M. Culpepper on the 1870 Census at Bainbridge, Decatur Co., Georgia.3 
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 Warren, Howard and James was listed as a son in Henry M. Culpepper's household on the 1880 Census at Attapulgus, Decatur Co., Georgia.4 
Death of Father1889 His father Henry M. Culpepper died in 1889 at Decatur Co., Georgia.5 
Marriage*10 Dec 1889 He married Ada Lillian Wilson at Decatur, DeKalb Co., Georgia, on 10 Dec 1889 at age 23. 
Photographed*say 1890 He was photographed say 1890 at Georgia.1
Howard Percival Culpepper
Birth of Son15 May 1895 His son Ralph Wilson Culpepper was born on 15 May 1895 at Marianna, Jackson Co., Florida.6 
Birth of Son15 Mar 1900 His son Russell Howard Culpepper was born on 15 Mar 1900 at Gordon, Houston Co., Alabama
1900 Census*1 Jun 1900 Howard was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Gordon, Henry Co., Georgia.7 
Death*3 Jan 1902 He died at Chipley, Washington Co., Florida, on 3 Jan 1902 at age 35


Ada Lillian Wilson (10 Jan 1869 - 30 Oct 1937)
Marriage*10 Dec 1889 He married Ada Lillian Wilson at Decatur, DeKalb Co., Georgia, on 10 Dec 1889 at age 23. 
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
John Culpepper of Jones Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited28 Jul 2005


  1. Correspondence from Deral Ann (Culpepper) Ivey to Gladys Vindal, 1990.
  2. Decatur County Historical Society, compiler, Decatur County, Georgia: Past & Present, 1823-1991, Roswell, GA: WH Wolfe Associates, 1991.
    "Henry Culpepper" by J. B. Swicord, page 174.
  3. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 98, Bainbridge, Decatur Co., GA
    Henry Culpepper, 30, M, GA, Farmer, $1,800/$800
    Nancy Culpepper, 30, F, GA
    Nathan Culpepper, 12, M, GA
    Fannie Culpepper, 10, F, GA
    Anna Culpepper, 8, F, GA
    Howard Culpepper, 3, M, GA
    Emma Culpepper, 1, F, GA.
  4. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 234A, Attapulgus, Decatur Co., GA (Adjacent to John M. Culpepper)
    Henry M. Culpepper, Self, M, Male, W, 49, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    Nancy Culpepper, Wife, M, Female, W, 45, GA/GA/SC, Keeps House
    Warren Culpepper, Son, S, Male, W, 20, GA/GA/GA, Farming
    Margaret Culpepper, Dau, S, Female, W, 17, GA/GA/GA, At School
    Howard P. Culpepper, Son, S, Male, W, 14, GA/GA/GA, At School
    Sallie E. Culpepper, Dau, S, Female, W, 11, GA/GA/GA, At School
    James E. Culpepper, Son, S, Male, W, 6, GA/GA/GA
    Shermon Banks, Other, S, Male, B, 16, GA/GA/GA, Laborer.
  5. Tombstone: "A. M. Culpepper, 1830-1889."
  6. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at
  7. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 82, Page 18A, Lines 33-38, Gordon, Henry Co., AL
    Howard Culpepper, Head, Wh, M, Sep 1866, 33, md-10yrs, GA/GA/GA, RR Bridge Watchman
    Ada Culpepper, Wife, Wh, F, Jan 1869, 31, md-10yrs, ch 3/3, FL/FL/FL
    Rubie Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, Aug 1892, 7, sng, GA/GA/FL
    Ralf Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, May 1895, 5, sng, GA/GA/FL
    Lester Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, Mar 1900, 2/12, sng, AL/GA/FL
    (sic. This "Lester" was actually Russell Howard Culpepper and is a male)
    Lucy Jones, Servant, Black, F, Aug 1846, 55, sng, MS/VA/MS.