Mary Prince Richardson1

Female, #3538, (17 Apr 1856 - 12 Aug 1934)
Father*Augustus R. Richardson1 (c 1821 - 1901)
Mother*Falby C. Brooks1 (s 1824 - 1908)
Birth*17 Apr 1856 Mary was born at Josie, Pike Co., Alabama, on 17 Apr 1856.2 
Marriage*26 May 1872 She married Elijah Cullen Culpepper at Pike Co., Alabama, on 26 May 1872 at age 16.3 
Married Name26 May 1872  As of 26 May 1872, her married name was Culpepper. 
Birth of Son16 Apr 1876 Her son Henry Augustus Culpepper was born on 16 Apr 1876 at Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., Alabama.4 
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 Mary was listed as Elijah Cullen Culpepper's wife on the 1880 Census at Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., Alabama.5 
Birth of SonJun 1882 Her son Charles Culpepper was born in Jun 1882 at Pike Co., Alabama.6 
Birth of Son28 Mar 1892 Her son Clark E. Culpepper was born on 28 Mar 1892 at Pike Co., Alabama.7 
Birth of Son16 May 1896 Her son Carlos Cullen Culpepper was born on 16 May 1896 at Pike Co., Alabama.8,9 
Photographedcirca 1900 She appeared as a wife in a family photograph circa 1900 at Josie, Pike Co., Alabama.10
Elijah Cullen and Mary Prince (Richardson) Culpepper
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Mary was listed as Elijah Cullen Culpepper's wife on the 1900 Census at Josie, Pike Co., Alabama.6 
Death of Father1901 Her father Augustus R. Richardson died in 1901 at Pike Co., Alabama.1 
Death of Mother1908 Her mother Falby C. Brooks died in 1908 at Pike Co., Alabama.1 
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 Mary was listed as Elijah Cullen Culpepper's wife on the 1910 Census at Josie, Pike Co., Alabama.11 
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 Mary was listed as Elijah Cullen Culpepper's wife on the 1920 Census at Josie, Pike Co., Alabama.12 
Death of Son22 Mar 1920 Her son Clark E. Culpepper died on 22 Mar 1920 at Pike Co., Alabama.7,13 
Death of Spouse28 Sep 1925 Her husband Elijah Cullen Culpepper died on 28 Sep 1925 at Josie, Pike Co., Alabama.14 
Death*12 Aug 1934 She died at Josie, Pike Co., Alabama, on 12 Aug 1934 at age 78.2,15 
Burial*circa 14 Aug 1934 Her body was interred circa 14 Aug 1934 at Ramah Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Josie, Pike Co., Alabama.2 

Family

Elijah Cullen Culpepper (6 Mar 1846 - 28 Sep 1925)
Marriage*26 May 1872 She married Elijah Cullen Culpepper at Pike Co., Alabama, on 26 May 1872 at age 16.3 
Children
Last Edited12 Sep 2006

Citations

  1. Pike Co. Heritage Book Committee: Dr. Milton McPherson et al, editor, The Heritage of Pike County, Alabama, Clanton, AL: Heritage Publishing Consultants, 2001.
    Page 564. Augustus Richardson came to Pike Co., AL in 1838. He and his siter Nancy came from Stewart Co., GA with their guardian Henry Joice. At the time,, he was 17 years old. Augustus married Sarah McMichael in 1841 and they had three daughters. After Sarah's death he married Falby C. Brooks Gilmore who also had three daughters. Augusts and Falby had 7 children, including Mary Prince Richardson who married Elijah Culpepper and remained in Pike Co.
  2. Tombstone Photographs, Ramah Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Josie, Pike Co., AL; by Sherry Whitmore (e-mail address) and Hillary Avila (e-mail address).
    Mary Prince Culpepper, April 17, 1856 - Aug. 12, 1934.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Desmond Walls Allen, compiler, Index to Arkansas' World War I Soldiers, Volume 1, Surnames A-C, Conway, AR: Arkansas Research, Inc., 2002.
  9. 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
  10. 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,.
  11. 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).
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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
    Mary Prince Culpepper died 1 Aug 1934 in Pike Co., Alabama.