Wesley Elizabeth Culpepper

Female, #34959, (24 Sep 1864 - 24 Feb 1958)
Father*Noah Smith Culpepper (17 May 1839 - 25 Apr 1929)
Mother*Martha Henrietta K. Almon (23 Apr 1842 - 23 Jan 1919)
Name Variation She was also known as Ollie.1 
Birth*24 Sep 1864 Wesley was born at Bowdon, Carroll Co., Georgia, on 24 Sep 1864. 
1870 Census1 Jun 1870 Martha, Nancy, Wesley, George and Henrietta listed as a household member living with Noah Smith Culpepper on the 1870 Census at Meriwether Co., Georgia.2 
Marriage*1 May 1880 She married John Daniel O'Rear at Whitesburg, Carroll Co., Georgia, on 1 May 1880 at age 15.1 
Married Name1 May 1880  As of 1 May 1880, her married name was O'Rear. 
Death of Mother23 Jan 1919 Her mother Martha Henrietta K. Almon died on 23 Jan 1919 at Atlanta, Fulton Co., Georgia.3 
Death of Spouse25 Jan 1923 Her husband John Daniel O'Rear died on 25 Jan 1923 at Jackson, Butts Co., Georgia
Death of Father25 Apr 1929 Her father Noah Smith Culpepper died on 25 Apr 1929 at DeKalb Co., Georgia.4 
Photographed*circa 1943 She was photographed circa 1943
Mrs. J. D. (Wesley Elizabeth Culpepper) O'Rear with her grand niece, Florence Burford Atkinson.5
Death*24 Feb 1958 She died at Jackson, Butts Co., Georgia, on 24 Feb 1958 at age 93. 
Burial*circa 26 Feb 1958 Her body was interred circa 26 Feb 1958 at Jackson, Butts Co., Georgia
Biography* George W. Culpepper recorded the birth of his granddaughter in the Baptismal Record section of his Bible: "Wesley Elizabeth Culpepper was born on Saturday morning 2 o'clock Sept. the 24th 1864." She was known as "Ollie." 

Family

John Daniel O'Rear (14 Feb 1857 - 25 Jan 1923)
Marriage*1 May 1880 She married John Daniel O'Rear at Whitesburg, Carroll Co., Georgia, on 1 May 1880 at age 15.1 
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited30 Jul 2006

Citations

  1. Jenny Martin Fagg, compiler, Index to Marriage Licenses, Carroll County, Georgia, 1827-1980, Volumes 1 & 2, Houston, TX: JMF Publications, 1984, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. FHL US/CAN Book: 975.839.
    Olie Culpepper and John D. Orean on 1 May 1880 in Carroll Co., GA, Book E-254.
  2. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 385A, Family 140, Grantville PO, Meriwether Co., GA
    Noah Culpepper, 31, M, School Teacher, $--/$200, GA
    Martha Culpepper, 28, F, GA
    Linna? Culpepper, 9, F, GA
    Ollie Culpepper, 5, F, GA
    George Culpepper, 3, M, GA
    Florence Culpepper, 1, F, GA
    James Alman, 25, M, School Teacher, $--/$--, GA
    Alice Alman, 9, F, GA.
  3. Priscilla Turner, compiler, Meriwether Co., GA Cemeteries, Spartanburg, SC: , 1993, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Book: 975.8455 V39.
    Allen-Lee Memorial United Methodist Church Cemetery, near Lone Oak, Meriwether Co., GA
    + Martha Henrietta Almon Culpepper, 23 Apr 1842 – 23 Jan 1919.
  4. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5426a.htm
    Noah S. Culpepper, d. 25 Apr 1929 in DeKalb Co., GA, 15255-K.
  5. Correspondence from Eugene Hart Felder to Lew Griffin, say 1997.