Elijah Cullen Culpepper1

Male, #3390, (6 Mar 1846 - 28 Sep 1925)
Father*Elijah Clark Culpepper (12 Sep 1812 - 11 Aug 1889)
Mother*Mary Booth (c 1823 - c 1851)
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Birth*6 Mar 1846 Elijah was born at Muscogee Co., Georgia, on 6 Mar 1846.2 
1850 Census1 Jun 1850 Mary, Elijah, James, William and Mary listed as a household member living with Elijah Clark Culpepper on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Muscogee Co., Georgia.3 
Death of Mothercirca 1851 His mother Mary Booth died circa 1851 at Muscogee Co., Georgia
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 Mary, John, Sophronia, Amanda, David, Lucy, William, James and Elijah listed as a household member living with Elijah Clark Culpepper in the 1860 Census at Clayton, Barbour Co., Alabama.4 
Marriage*26 May 1872 He married Mary Prince Richardson at Pike Co., Alabama, on 26 May 1872 at age 26.5 
Birth of Son16 Apr 1876 His son Henry Augustus Culpepper was born on 16 Apr 1876 at Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., Alabama.6 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 Elijah was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., Alabama.7 
Birth of SonJun 1882 His son Charles Culpepper was born in Jun 1882 at Pike Co., Alabama.8 
Death of Father11 Aug 1889 His father Elijah Clark Culpepper died on 11 Aug 1889 at Pike Co., Alabama.9 
Land Grant/Patent*29 Aug 1890 Land was granted to Elijah Cullen Culpepper on 29 Aug 1890 at Dale Co., Alabama.10 
Birth of Son28 Mar 1892 His son Clark E. Culpepper was born on 28 Mar 1892 at Pike Co., Alabama.11 
Birth of Son16 May 1896 His son Carlos Cullen Culpepper was born on 16 May 1896 at Pike Co., Alabama.12,13 
Photographed*circa 1900 He was photographed circa 1900 at Josie, Pike Co., Alabama.1
Elijah Cullen and Mary Prince (Richardson) Culpepper
1900 Census*1 Jun 1900 Elijah was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Josie, Pike Co., Alabama.8 
1910 Census*15 Apr 1910 Elijah was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Josie, Pike Co., Alabama.14 
1920 Census*1 Jan 1920 Elijah was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Josie, Pike Co., Alabama.15 
Death of Son22 Mar 1920 His son Clark E. Culpepper died on 22 Mar 1920 at Pike Co., Alabama.11,16 
Death*28 Sep 1925 He died at Josie, Pike Co., Alabama, on 28 Sep 1925 at age 79.2 
Burial*circa 30 Sep 1925 His body was interred circa 30 Sep 1925 at Ramah Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Josie, Pike Co., Alabama.2 

Family

Mary Prince Richardson (17 Apr 1856 - 12 Aug 1934)
Marriage*26 May 1872 He married Mary Prince Richardson at Pike Co., Alabama, on 26 May 1872 at age 26.5 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Joseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited9 Dec 2007

Citations

  1. William Flake "Sonny" Joiner, e-mail address, P.O. Box 406, Troy, AL 36081-0406, to Pike Co. AL List at Rootsweb (e-mail address) and Culpepper Connections, 1999-2007,.
  2. Tombstone Photographs, Ramah Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Josie, Pike Co., AL; by Sherry Whitmore (e-mail address) and Hillary Avila (e-mail address).
    Elijah C. Culpepper, March 6, 1846 - Sept. 28, 1925.
  3. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Pages 372B-373A, Harris District, Muscogee Co., GA
    E. Clark Culpepper, 38, M, Farmer, Laurens Co., GA
    Mary Culpepper, 26, F, Monroe Co., GA
    William Culpepper, 8, M, Stewart Co., GA
    James Culpepper, 7, M, Stewart Co., GA
    Elijah Culpepper, 5, M, Muscogee Co., GA
    Elizabeth Culpepper, 2, F, Muscogee Co., GA.
  4. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 571, Lines 12-21, Beat 10, Clayton P.O., Barbour Co., AL
    E. C. Culpepper, 47, M, Farmer, PE=$550, GA
    Lucy A. Culpepper, 24, F, GA
    William Culpepper, 18, M, GA
    James Culpepper, 16, M, GA
    Elijah Culpepper, 14, M, GA
    Elizabeth Culpepper, 12, M, GA
    John Culpepper, 10, M, GA
    Sophrona Culpepper, 6, F, AL
    Amanda Culpepper, 4, F, AL
    David Culpepper, 1, M, AL.
  5. Pike County Judge of Probate (transcribed by Lew Griffin), compiler, Pike Co., Alabama Marriages, Salt Lake City, UT: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1979, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. Films 1033195-1033209.
    Elijah C. Culpepper married Mary P. Richardson on 26 May 1872 in Pike Co., AL.
  6. Tombstone Photograph, Sandfield Cemetery, Zebulon Baptist Church, Linwood, Pike Co., AL; by Sherry Whitmore (e-mail address) and Hillary Avila (e-mail address).
    Gus H. Culpepper, Father, April 16, 1876 - February 4, 1950
    Glovenia Hickman Culpepper, Mother, August 31, 1884 - March 5, 1951.
  7. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 147, Page 120B, Lines 21-26, Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., AL
    Elijah C. Culpepper, Self, M, md, Wh, 34, Farmer, GA/GA/GA
    Mary Culpepper, Wife, F, md, Wh, 24, Keeping House, AL/---/---
    Ida Culpepper, Dau, F, sng, Wh, 7, AL/GA/AL
    Henry A. Culpepper, Son, M, sng, Wh, 4, AL/GA/AL
    Elizabeth Culpepper, Dau, F, sng, Wh, 1, AL/GA/AL
    Lessie D. Culpepper, Dau, F, sng, Wh, 2/12 (Apr 1880), AL/GA/AL.
  8. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 136, Pages 1A-B, Lines 48-56, Josie, Pike Co., AL
    Elijah C. Culpepper, Head, Wh, M, Mar 1846, 54, md-29yrs, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    Mary Culpepper, Wife, Wh, F, Apr 1856, 44, md-29yrs, ch 12/11, AL/GA/GA
    Charles Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Jun 1882, 17, sng, AL/GA/AL
    Moland Culpepper, Dau, Wh, F, Apr 1886, 14, sng, AL/GA/AL
    Vela Culpepper, Dau, Wh, F, Feb 1889, 11, sng, AL/GA/AL
    Clark Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Mar 1891, 9, sng, AL/GA/AL
    Corda P. Culpepper, Dau, Wh, F, Aug 1893, 6, sng, AL/GA/AL
    Carlos Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, May 1895, 5, sng, AL/GA/AL
    Cora M. Culpepper, Dau, Wh, F, May 1898, 2, sng, AL/GA/AL.
  9. "Pike County, Alabama Tomb Records, Vol. II", Papers of the Pike County Historical and Genealogical Society, Vol. XXXV, Nos. 3 and 4, 1966.
    Sandfield Cemetery, Linwood, Pike Co., AL
    + E. C. Culpepper, 12 Sep 1812 - 11 Aug 1889.
  10. General Land Office Records, compiler, Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records, Online, Bureau of Land Management.
    http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/
    Aliquot Parts: SWNW; Section: 30; Township: 7-N; Range: 23-E; St. Stephens Meridian, 39.985 acres, Dale Co., Alabama. Signature date 29 Aug 1890. Doc # 6331.
  11. Tombstone Photographs, Ramah Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Josie, Pike Co., AL; by Sherry Whitmore (e-mail address) and Hillary Avila (e-mail address).
    Clark E. Culpepper, Mar. 28, 1892 - Mar. 22, 1920.
  12. Desmond Walls Allen, compiler, Index to Arkansas' World War I Soldiers, Volume 1, Surnames A-C, Conway, AR: Arkansas Research, Inc., 2002.
  13. 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
  14. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 141, Pages 10A-B, Lines 48-54, Josie, Pike Co., AL
    Elijah C. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 64, md1-35yrs, AL/GA/GA, Farmer
    Mary Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 55, md1-35yrs, ch 12/11, AL/GA/SC
    Clark Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 16, sng, AL/AL/AL, Farm Laborer
    Pearl Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, 14, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Corlis Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 12, sng, AL/AL/AL, Farm Laborer
    Cora May Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, 10, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Maybelle Culpepper, GrandDau, F, Wh, 5, sng, AL/AL/AL (d/o Charles).
  15. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 156, Page 2B, Lines 82-85, Josie, Pike Co., AL
    Elija C. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 73, md, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    Mary P. Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 64, md, AL/AL/AL
    ____ Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 22, sng, AL/GA/AL, Farm Laborer
    Carla May Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, 18, sng, AL/GA/AL, Farm Laborer.
  16. State of Alabama Center for Health Statistics / Record Services Division, compiler, Alabama Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2011.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2453
    Clark Culpepper died 22 Mar 1920 in Pike Co., Alabama.