Julia Clay Culpepper

Female, #35105, (23 Aug 1902 - 15 May 1981)
Father*James Wesley Culpepper (12 Aug 1869 - 10 Oct 1954)
Mother*Sarah Pickens Taylor (7 Aug 1873 - 9 Nov 1948)
Birth*23 Aug 1902 Julia was born at Fayette Co., Georgia, on 23 Aug 1902.1 
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 Louise, Elizabeth, Sarah and Julia was listed as a daughter in James Wesley Culpepper's household on the 1910 Census at Fayetteville, Fayette Co., Georgia.2 
Photographedcirca 1914 She appeared as a first cousin in a family photograph circa 1914 at Meriwether Co., Georgia,
left to right: Sarah Caroline Culpepper, Ellen Clay Culpepper, Julia Clay Culpepper.3
Culpepper daughters
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 Elizabeth, Sarah and Julia was listed as a daughter in James Wesley Culpepper's household on the 1920 Census at Fayetteville, Fayette Co., Georgia.4 
Census1920 She was listed as a resident in the census report at Fayetteville, Fayette Co., Georgia, in 1920. 
Marriage*7 Aug 1923 She married Alva Manly Bowen on 7 Aug 1923 at age 20. 
Married Name7 Aug 1923  As of 7 Aug 1923, her married name was Bowen. 
Death of Mother9 Nov 1948 Her mother Sarah Pickens Taylor died on 9 Nov 1948 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co., Georgia.5 
Death of Father10 Oct 1954 Her father James Wesley Culpepper died on 10 Oct 1954 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co., Georgia.6 
Photographed*say 1965 She was photographed say 1965 at Meriwether Co., Georgia.7
Julia Bowen
Death of Spouse26 Jun 1980 Her husband Alva Manly Bowen died on 26 Jun 1980 at Newnan, Coweta Co., Georgia.1 
Death*15 May 1981 She died at Newnan, Coweta Co., Georgia, on 15 May 1981 at age 78.1 
Burial*17 May 1981 Her body was interred on 17 May 1981 at Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Coweta Co., Georgia.1 
Biography* Julia died of cancer. The following obituary appeared in The Newnan Times-Herald Thursday, 21 May 1981: MRS. JULIA BOWEN Mrs. Julia Bowen, 78, of 125 LaGrange Street, Newnan, died May 15, 1981, at Coweta General Hospital following an extended illness. Widow of Alva Manley Bowen, Sr., Mrs. Bowen was a member of the Newnan Presbyterian Church, a member of the Presbyterial Board of Atlanta Presbytery, president of the Georgia Synodical of the Presbyterian Church, chairman of the First Girl Scout organization in Coweta county, active in Red Cross work, member of the Board of the first Community Concert series of Coweta county, member of the Reading Circle, the Historical Society of Coweta county, and the American Legion Auxiliary. She also composed the Newnan High School alma mater. Mrs. Bowen was born in Fayette county August 23, 1902. Services were held at the Newnan Presbyterian Church May 17 with Rev. Richard Swayze officiating, assisted by Dr. J. McDowell Richards. Interment was at Oak Hill cemetery with Luke Bowen, Wesley Murphy, Joel Murphy, Fraser Vereen, Richard Bemister, Jimmy Parrott, Frank Barron and Chip Barron serving as pallbearers. Survivors include her daughter, Miss Sally Bowen of Newnan; son, Captain USN Alva Manly Bowen of Annapolis, Md; grandchildren, Miss Julie Bowen of New York, N. Y., Gerald Manly Bowen of Chantilly, Va; sister, Mrs. B. D. Murphy, Sr., of Fayetteville; and four grandchildren. McKoon Funeral Home. 

Family

Alva Manly Bowen (10 Sep 1900 - 26 Jun 1980)
Marriage*7 Aug 1923 She married Alva Manly Bowen on 7 Aug 1923 at age 20. 
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited10 Jan 2011

Citations

  1. Coweta County Genealogical Society, compiler, Coweta Co., GA Cemeteries, Roswell, GA: WH Wolfe Associates, 1986, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. FHL US/CAN Book: 975.8423.
    Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Coweta Co., GA
    + Alva Manly Bowen, 10 Sep 1900 – 26 Jun 1980
    + Julia Culpepper Bowen, 23 Aug 1902 – 15 May 1981.

  2. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 57, Page 19B, Family 305, Gen.com img 6, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., GA
    James W. Culpepper, Head, M, 38, md1-17 yrs, GA/GA/GA, Lawyer
    Sarah Culpepper, Wife, F, 35, md1-8 yrs, ch 4/4, GA/GA/SC
    Louise Culpepper, Dau, F, 16, Sng, GA/GA/GA
    Mae Culpepper, Dau, F, 15, Sng, GA/GA/GA
    Kate Culpepper, Dau, F, 13, S, GA/GA/GA
    Julian Culpepper, Dau, F, 13 [sic], S, GA/GA/GA.
  3. Correspondence from Lewis Pitts Culpepper to Lew Griffin, circa 1997.
  4. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 81, Page 131A, Family 72, Anc.com img 9, Rowell Mill Rd., Fayetteville, Fayette Co., GA
    J. W. Culpepper, Head, M, 49, md, GA/GA/GA, Lawyer
    Sallie Culpepper, Wife, F, 46, md, GA/GA/GA
    Mae Culpepper, Daughter, F, 24, Sng, GA/GA/GA, School Teacher
    Kate Culpepper, Daughter, F, 22, Sng, GA/GA/GA, School Teacher
    Julia Culpepper, Daughter, F, 17, Sng, GA/GA/GA.
  5. 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
    Sarah P. T. Culpepper, d. 9 Nov 1948 at 75 years in Fayette Co., GA; Res. in Fayette Co., GA.
  6. 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
    James W. Culpepper, d. 10 Oct 1954 at 84 years in DeKalb Co., GA; Res. in Fayette Co., GA, 22548.
  7. Correspondence from Eleanor Herring Culpepper (Mrs. Albert Marvin Willingham), Grantville, GA, to Lew Griffin, 1976-2004.