Luther Lafayette Culpepper

Male, #34470, (14 Apr 1891 - 21 Oct 1962)
Father*Francis Marion Culpepper (25 Aug 1869 - 6 May 1951)
Mother*Willie F. Gamble (25 Nov 1871 - 9 Aug 1959)
DNA* Luther has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Joseph Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC, who is a son of Robert Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, the son of Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Birth*14 Apr 1891 Luther was born at Alabama on 14 Apr 1891. 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Luther was listed as a son in Francis Marion Culpepper's household on the 1900 Census at Gadsden, Etowah Co., Alabama.1 
Marriage*24 Dec 1909 He married Malvina Payne at Gadsden, Etowah Co., Alabama, on 24 Dec 1909 at age 18.2 
1910 Census*15 Apr 1910 Luther was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Gadsden, Etowah Co., Alabama.3 
Birth of Son20 Sep 1910 His son Howard Luther Culpepper was born on 20 Sep 1910 at Gadsden, Etowah Co., Alabama.4,5 
Birth of Son27 Apr 1914 His son Jerry Lamar Culpepper Sr. was born on 27 Apr 1914 at Etowah Co., Alabama.6,4 
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 Luther was listed as a son in Francis Marion Culpepper's household on the 1920 Census at Gadsden, Etowah Co., Alabama.6 
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 Luther was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Gadsden, Etowah Co., Alabama.7 
Photographedcirca Jul 1950 He appeared as a son in a family photograph circa Jul 1950 at Gadsden, Etowah Co., Alabama,
from left to right: Willie Gamble Culpepper, Francis Marion Culpepper, Luther Lafayette Culpepper, Howard Luther Culpepper, and Jerry Eugene "Gene" Culpepper. The photo was taken in Gadsden, Alabama in the summer of 1950, in the back yard of Francis Marion's home.8
Four Generations of Culpeppers
Death of Father6 May 1951 His father Francis Marion Culpepper died on 6 May 1951 at Gadsden, Etowah Co., Alabama.9 
Death of Mother9 Aug 1959 His mother Willie F. Gamble died on 9 Aug 1959 at Gadsden, Etowah Co., Alabama.10 
Death of Spouse3 Dec 1961 His wife Malvina Payne died on 3 Dec 1961 at Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., Tennessee.11 
Death*21 Oct 1962 He died at Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., Tennessee, on 21 Oct 1962 at age 71. 

Family

Malvina Payne (16 Jan 1890 - 3 Dec 1961)
Marriage*24 Dec 1909 He married Malvina Payne at Gadsden, Etowah Co., Alabama, on 24 Dec 1909 at age 18.2 
Children
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited15 Jul 2008

Citations

  1. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 148, Sheet 6B, Lines 79-84, Gadsden, Etowah Co., AL (7 Jun 1900)
    Francis M. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, Aug 1869, 30, md-10yrs, AL/GA/GA
    Willie F. Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, Nov 1871, 28, md-10yrs, ch 4/4, AL/AL/GA
    Luther Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, Apr 1890, 10, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Lydia Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, Jul 1892, 7, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Bertha Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, Mar 1894, 6, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Lola Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, Oct 1897, 2, sng, AL/AL/AL.
  2. Joseph L. Whitten, Wedding Bells & Funeral Knells: Marriage, Birth & Death Notices from St. Clair County, Alabama Newspapers 1911-1939, Odenville, Alabama: Whitten, Joseph L., c2002, page 150.
  3. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 58, Sheet 5A, Lines 21-22, __ 3rd St, Gadsden, Etowah Co., AL (18 May 1910)
    Luther Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 20, md1-0yrs, AL/US/US
    Vinie Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 19, md1-0yrs, ch 0/0, AL/GA/GA.
  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. The Generations Network Inc., compiler, North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-1996, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8908
    Howard Luther Culpepper, Male, White, Married, born 20 Sep 1910, died 29 Jan 1995 in Cleveland Co., NC, SSN: 421-09-0643.
  6. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 92, Sheet 29B, Lines 69-74, 416 2nd St, Gadsden, Etowah Co., AL (15 Jan 1920)
    F. M. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 50, md, AL/VA/AL, Mechanic/Stove Foundry
    Willie Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 48, md, AL/AL/AL
    Luther Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 29, md, AL/AL/AL, Molder/Pipe Shop
    Vinia Culpepper, Dau-in-law, F, Wh, 29, md, AL/GA/GA
    Howard Culpepper, Grandson, M, Wh, 9, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Jerry Culpepper, Grandson, M, Wh, 5, sng, AL/AL/AL.
  7. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 12, Sheet 9B, Lines 84-89, 1149 Stillman Ave St, Gadsden, Etowah Co., AL (10 Apr 1930)
    Rent=$22, Radio=y, Farm=N
    Luther L. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 39, md@20, AL/AL/AL, Mill room Labor/Rubber Plant, Vet=N
    Malvina Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 39, md@20, AL/GA/GA
    Harry L. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 19, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Jerry Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 15, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Dorothy Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, 8, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Doris Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, 8, sng, AL/AL/AL.
  8. E-mail written 2003 - 2008 to Lew Griffin from Sammy Eugene Culpepper (#47245), e-mail address.
  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
    Francis M. Culpepper died 6 May 1951 in Etowah 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
    Willie G. Culpepper died 9 Aug 1959 in Etowah Co., Alabama.
  11. Mildred S. Wright, compiler, St. Clair County, Alabama Genealogical Notes, Chicago, Illinois: Adams Press, 1974, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.169 V3w.
    Pages 72-73:
    Hopewell Cemetery, on US-411 between Gadsden and Ashville, St. Clair Co., Alabama. Large Marker with the following:
    PAYNE
    W. W. Billy Payne "Father" , 3 Feb 1857 - 24 Jul 1930
    Georgia Ann Crain Payne "Mother", 29 Jan 1857 - 16 Jun 1938
    Children:
    Ester Payne Sheffield, 6 Jan 1876 - 28 Jan 1966
    Alexander Payne, 22 Jul 1878 - 10 Oct 1957
    Larkin Payne, 10 Sep 1880 - 31 May 1961
    George Payne, 28 Jan 1883 - 9 Mar 1963
    App Payne 12 Mar 1885 - 20 Apr 1957
    Roxie Payne Hair, 19 Aug 1887 - 16 Jul 1912
    Vinnie Payne Culpepper, 16 Jan 1890 - 3 Dec 1961
    Dallas Payne, 28 Aug 1892 - 7 Oct 1918
    Nettie Payne Sharpeton, 2 Oct 1894
    C. C. "Lum" Payne, 15 Mar 1897 - 15 Aug 1955
    Clifton Payne, 23 Oct 1899 - 8 Aug 1900.