Mary Ann Cherry1

Female, #3594, (1848 - 1 Jul 1886)
Birth*1848 Mary was born in 1848. 
Marriage*13 Jun 1869 She married John Miles Culpepper on 13 Jun 1869.2 
Married Name13 Jun 1869  As of 13 Jun 1869, her married name was Culpepper. 
1870 Census1 Jun 1870 Mary and Alice listed as a household member living with John Miles Culpepper on the 1870 Census at Bainbridge, Decatur Co., Georgia.3 
Birth of Son13 Jun 1872 Her son Rev. William Chadwell Culpepper was born on 13 Jun 1872 at Decatur Co., Georgia.4 
Birth of Son8 Dec 1878 Her son John Henry Culpepper was born on 8 Dec 1878 at Decatur Co., Georgia
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 Mary was listed as John Miles Culpepper's wife on the 1880 Census at Attapulgus, Decatur Co., Georgia.5 
Photographed*circa 1885 She was photographed circa 1885
John Miles Culpepper, wife Mary Ann Cherry, and eleven of their children. On 1 Jun 1886, probably about six months after this picture, Mary Ann died giving birth to Bessie Alma.

Left to right, with ages in parentheses:
Front Row: Three unidentified infants, one of whom must be Mary Keyton
Second Row: William (14); Annie Piety (5); John Miles (42); Mary Ann Cherry (38);
Back Row: Viola F. "Ola" (10); Rossie Sarah (9); Emma Nora (6); John Henry "Johnnie" (8); Alice Gertrude (16); Dora H. (12.)1
John Miles Culpepper family
Death*1 Jul 1886 She died at Decatur Co., Georgia, on 1 Jul 1886. 
Biography* According to family tradition, Mary Ann was a Cherokee Indian. 

Family

John Miles Culpepper (circa 1843 - circa 1902)
Marriage*13 Jun 1869 She married John Miles Culpepper on 13 Jun 1869.2 
Children
Last Edited9 Jun 2011

Citations

  1. E-mail written 1999 to Lew Griffin from Kathy White Blount (granddaughter of Bessie Alma Culpepper White), e-mail address.
  2. USGenWeb Archives.
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/copyright.htm
    Decatur Co., GA Marriages, 1824-1945
    J. M. Culpeper (Groom) and M. A. Cherry, 13 Jun 1869, White, Decatur Co., GA, Book B, p 39.
  3. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 157, Bainbridge, Decatur Co., GA
    John Culpepper, 24, M, GA, Farmer, $0/$200
    Mary Culpepper, 22, F, GA
    Alice Culpepper, 2/12, F, GA
    Elizabeth Gideons, 52, F, SC.
  4. USGenWeb Archives.
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/copyright.htm
    Woodland Cemetery, Port Orange, Volusia County, Florida
    ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/fl/volusia/cemetery/woodland.txt
    + Rev. Wm. Chadwell Culpepper, June 13, 1872 - Jan. 27, 1943
    + Kate C. Culpepper, Jan. 20, 1882 - Feb. 3, 1958.
  5. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 234A, Attapulgus, Decatur Co., GA (Adjacent to Henry M. Culpepper)
    John M. Culpeper, Self, M, Male, W, 40, GA/GA/GA, Farming
    Marian Culpeper, Wife, M, Female, W, 30, GA/GA/GA, Keeps House
    Allice G. Culpeper, Dau, S, Female, W, 10, GA/GA/GA, At School
    William C. Culpeper, Son, S, Male, W, 8, GA/GA/GA, At School
    Dorer H. Culpeper, Dau, S, Female, W, 6, GA/GA/GA
    Violer F. Culpeper, Dau, S, Female, W, 4, GA/GA/GA
    Rossey Culpeper, Dau, S, Female, W, 3, GA/GA/GA
    John H. Culpeper, Son, S, Male, W, 2, GA/GA/GA
    Culpeper, Dau, S, Female, W, 1M, GA/GA/GA.