William Lee Culpepper

Male, #34460, (12 Aug 1885 - 22 Jul 1941)
Father*William Henry Culpepper (22 May 1864 - 19 Jul 1924)
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Powell (27 Jun 1866 - 1 Apr 1949)
Name-Comm His was commonly known as Lee Culpepper.1 
Birth*12 Aug 1885 William was born at Clay Co., Alabama, on 12 Aug 1885. 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 William, Grover and Carl was listed as a son in William Henry Culpepper's household on the 1900 Census at Oleander, Marshall Co., Alabama.2 
Marriage*22 Dec 1904 He married Georgia Beatrice Rowe at Marshall Co., Alabama, on 22 Dec 1904 at age 19. 
Photographedsay 1910 He appeared as a son in a family photograph say 1910 at Joppa, Cullman Co., Alabama,
Back row, left to right: James E. Albright holding son Roy, William Lee Culpepper, Grover Milton Culpepper, Carl Winston Culpepper, & Effin Arelia Culpepper;
Front row, left to right: Hattie Louraine (Culpepper) Albright holding Lola Albright, Georgia Beatrice (Rowe) Culpepper holding (probably) William Lonnie Culpepper, Robert Jefferson Culpepper, William Henry Culpepper, Mary Elizabeth (Powell) Culpepper, and Alverene Culpepper.1,3
William Henry Culpepper family
Birth of Son19 Mar 1910 His son William Lonnie Culpepper was born on 19 Mar 1910 at Union Grove, Marshall Co., Alabama.4 
1910 Census*15 Apr 1910 William was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Oleander, Marshall Co., Alabama.5 
Birth of Son28 Apr 1912 His son James Lester Culpepper was born on 28 Apr 1912 at Union Grove, Marshall Co., Alabama
Birth of Son19 Aug 1914 His son Henry Herman Culpepper was born on 19 Aug 1914 at Union Grove, Marshall Co., Alabama
Photographed*say 1915 He was photographed say 1915 at Union Grove, Marshall Co., Alabama.1
William Lee Culpepper
Birth of Son30 Dec 1917 His son Menveal Elton Culpepper was born on 30 Dec 1917 at Union Grove, Marshall Co., Alabama.4,6 
WWI Draft Reg*12 Sep 1918 He registered for the WW-I draft on 12 Sep 1918 at Union Grove, Marshall Co., Alabama.7 
1920 Census*1 Jan 1920 William was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Union Grove, Marshall Co., Alabama.8 
Death of Father19 Jul 1924 His father William Henry Culpepper died on 19 Jul 1924 at Marshall Co., Alabama
Death of Son19 Sep 1924 His son Henry Herman Culpepper died on 19 Sep 1924 at Union Grove, Marshall Co., Alabama.9 
Death of Spouse26 Jun 1925 His wife Georgia Beatrice Rowe died on 26 Jun 1925 at Tuscaloosa Co., Alabama.10 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 William was listed as a son in Mary Elizabeth Powell's household on the 1930 Census at Union Grove, Marshall Co., Alabama.11 
Death*22 Jul 1941 He died at Guntersville, Marshall Co., Alabama, on 22 Jul 1941 at age 55.12 
Burial*circa 24 Jul 1941 His body was interred circa 24 Jul 1941 at Union Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Union Grove, Marshall Co., Alabama
Biography* William Lee was known as Lee. He was a carpenter, a mail carrier, a justice of the peace, and a deacon in his church, in addition to being a farmer. In a 1935 article about a John James Culpepper family reunion, Lee was listed as "of Union Grove on Brindlee Mt." He was listed in 1937 and 1938 articles about John James Culpepper family reunions as living in Union Grove, AL near Guntersville, AL. 

Family

Georgia Beatrice Rowe (8 May 1884 - 26 Jun 1925)
Marriage*22 Dec 1904 He married Georgia Beatrice Rowe at Marshall Co., Alabama, on 22 Dec 1904 at age 19. 
Children
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited28 Mar 2010

Citations

  1. E-mail written Feb 2010 to Lew Griffin from William M. Garrison, e-mail address.
  2. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 89, Sheet 1B, Lines 55-61, Oleander, Marshall Co., Alabama (1 Jun 1900)
    William H. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, May 1864, 36, md-15yrs, AL/GA/AL, Farmer
    Mary E. Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, Jun 1866, 33, md-15yrs, ch 5/5, AL/GA/AL
    William L. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, Aug 1885, 14, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Hattie L. Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, Aug 1889, 10, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Grover M. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, Oct 1892, 7, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Carl W. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, May 1895, 5, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Effie A. Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, Feb 1900, 3/12, sng, AL/AL/AL.
  3. Correspondence from Billy Wendell Dunn, Arab, AL, to Lew Griffin, say 1978.
  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. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 103, Sheet 9B, Lines 72-75, Oleander, Marshall Co., Alabama (27 Apr 1910)
    William L. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 24, md1-5yrs, AL/AL/AL, Farmer
    Georgia B. Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 25, md1-5yrs, ch 3/2, AL/AL/AL
    Alvarine Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, 3, sng, AL/AL/AL
    William O. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 0/12, sng, AL/AL/AL.
  6. MyFamily.com Inc., compiler, US Public Records Index, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8907&enc=1
    Menveal E Culpepper, born 30 Dec 1917, resided at 2826 Briarwood Dr SE, Huntsville, AL, 35801-2223 (1982).
  7. 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
    William Lee Culpepper, Union Grove, Marshall Co., AL, age 33, born 12 Aug 1885, Farmer, Caucasian, Nearest Relative: Beatrice Culpepper of Union Grove, Marshall Co., AL, Medium Height, Medium Build, Dark Blue Eyes, Black Hair Hair, No disabilities, Registered 12 Sep 1918 at Marshall Co., AL.
  8. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 159, Sheet 3A, Lines 38-44, Union Grove, Marshall Co., Alabama (3 Jan 1920)
    William L. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 34, md, AL/AL/AL, Farmer
    Beatrice Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 35, md, AL/AL/AL
    Alvarine Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, 13, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Lonnie Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 9, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Lester Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 7, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Herman Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 5, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Elton Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 2 4/12, sng, AL/AL/AL.
  9. 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
    Herman Culpepper died Sep 1924 in Marshall Co., Alabama.
  10. 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
    Georgia Culpepper died Jun 1925 in Tuscaloosa Co., Alabama.
  11. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 32, Sheets 2A-B, Lines 48-55, Union Grove, Marshall Co., Alabama (4 Apr 1930)
    Owns Home, Radio=N, Farm=Y
    Mary Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 63, wid, md@18, AL/GA/GA, Farmer
    Lee Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 44, md@19, AL/AL/AL, Farmer, Vet=N
    Alvarine Culpepper, (Grand)Dau, F, Wh, 23, sng, AL/AL/AL, Public School Teacher
    Lonie Culpepper, (Grand)Son, M, Wh, 20, sng, AL/AL/AL, Farm Laborer
    Lester Culpepper, (Grand)Son, M, Wh, 18, sng, AL/AL/AL, Farm Laborer
    Elton Culpepper, (Grand)Son, M, Wh, 12, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Inez Culpepper, (Grand)Dau, F, Wh, 9, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Gerald Culpepper (correct name: Gerald Cooley), GrandSon, M, Wh, 1 1/12, sng, AL/AL/AL.
  12. 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
    William L. Culpepper died 22 Jul 1941 in Marshall Co., Alabama.