John Albert Culpepper1

Male, #36035, (7 Feb 1879 - 3 Dec 1948)
Father*John Alexander Culpepper (11 Mar 1836 - 10 Mar 1920)
Mother*Phelixana E. Tison (25 Feb 1845 - 28 Jul 1928)
DNA* John has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of James Culpepper, Jr., of Darlington Co., SC, and James Jr. has been proven to be a grandson of Robert Culpepper, Jr. and 2-great-grandson of Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Photographed* He was photographed. 
Name Variation He was also known as Burt. 
Birth*7 Feb 1879 John was born at Georgia on 7 Feb 1879.2,3 
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 John was listed as a son in John Alexander Culpepper's household on the 1880 Census at Sumter Co., Georgia.4 
Photographedcirca 1895 He appeared as a son in a family photograph circa 1895
Left to Right: Phelixana, John Albert, Mary, Bernice, and John Alexander.1
John Alexander Culpepper family
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 John was listed as a son in John Alexander Culpepper's household on the 1900 Census at Smith Co., Texas.5 
Marriage*7 Nov 1902 He married Ellen Mary Kirby at Smith Co., Texas, on 7 Nov 1902 at age 23. 
Birth of Son19 Apr 1904 His son Leon Monroe Culpepper was born on 19 Apr 1904 at Smith Co., Texas.6,7 
Photographed*circa 1906 He was photographed circa 1906 at Smith Co., Texas.1
John Albert & Ellen (Kirby) Culpepper & son Leon
Birth of Son17 May 1908 His son Wiggins Culpepper was born on 17 May 1908 at Smith Co., Texas.8 
1910 Census*15 Apr 1910 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Smith Co., Texas.9 
WWI Draft Reg*12 Sep 1918 John registered for the WW-I draft, naming Ellen Mary Kirby as his nearest relative, on 12 Sep 1918 at Tyler, Smith Co., Texas.3 
1920 Census*1 Jan 1920 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Winona, Smith Co., Texas.10 
Death of Father10 Mar 1920 His father John Alexander Culpepper died on 10 Mar 1920 at Smith Co., Texas.11,12 
Death of Mother28 Jul 1928 His mother Phelixana E. Tison died on 28 Jul 1928 at Smith Co., Texas.11,13 
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Smith Co., Texas.14 
Death*3 Dec 1948 He died at Smith Co., Texas, on 3 Dec 1948 at age 69.2,15 
Burial*circa 5 Dec 1948 His body was interred circa 5 Dec 1948 at Center Cemetery, Smith Co., Texas.2,15 
Biography* J. Albert Culpepper and his father John A. were living in the same district in Smith County, TX, in 1910. 

Family

Ellen Mary Kirby (23 Jun 1885 - 15 Sep 1968)
Marriage*7 Nov 1902 He married Ellen Mary Kirby at Smith Co., Texas, on 7 Nov 1902 at age 23. 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
James Culpepper of Nash Co., NC : Descendant Chart
Last Edited18 Apr 2008

Citations

  1. E-mail written 2001-2005 to Lew Griffin from John Mastin Culpepper & Norma Beddingfield, e-mail address.
  2. Tombstone.
    Center Cemetery, Smith Co., TX
    John A. Culpepper, 1879-1948
    Ellen M. Culpepper, 1885-1968.
  3. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482
    John Albert Culpepper, RFD 1, Tyler, Smith Co., Texas, 39, born 7 Feb 1879, White, Farmer for self at RFD 1, Tyler, Smith Co., Texas; Nearest relative: Wife, Ellen Culpepper, RFD 1, Tyler, Smith Co., Texas. Tall height, Medium build, Blue eyes, Light Brown hair, no disabilities. Registered 12 Sep 1918, Tyler, Smith Co., TX.
  4. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 145A, Sumter Co., GA
    J. A. Culpepper, Self, M, M, W, 41, Farmer, SC/SC/SC
    P. E. Culpepper, Wife, F, M, W, 22, Keeping House, GA/GA/GA
    Nellie Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 11, ---, GA/SC/GA
    Bernice Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 2, ---, GA/SC/GA
    Burt Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 1, ---, GA/SC/GA.
  5. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 93, Sheet 9A, Pg 9, Pct 1, Gen.com Img 17, Smith Co., TX
    John A. Culpepper, Head, M, Mar-1835, 65, md-35 yrs, SC NC SC, Farmer (ID: 1461)
    Phelexyina Culpepper, Wife, F, Feb-1845, 55, md-35 yrs, Ch 5/2, GA GA GA
    John A. Culpepper, Son, M, Feb-1879, 21, S, GA SC GA, Farmer
    Mary D. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Sep-1887, 18, S, GA SC GA.
  6. Tombstone.
    Center Cemetery, Smith Co., TX
    Leon M. Culpepper, 19 Apr 1904 - 17 May 1975 (ID: 36037)v
    Winnie Clinton Culpepper, 8 Apr 1905 - 3 Mar 1932.
  7. 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
  8. Tombstone.
    Center Cemetery, Smith Co., TX
    Wiggins Culpepper, 17 May 1908 - 17 May 1953
    Nora Josephine Culpepper, (no dates).

  9. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 88, Sheet 11B, Pg 130B, Gen.com Img 44, Smith Co., TX
    J. Albert Culpepper, Jr., Head, M,31, M1, md-7 yrs, GA SC GA, Farmer (ID: 36035)
    Ellen Culpepper, Wife, F, 24, M1, md-7 yrs, ch 2/2, TX SC SC
    Leon Culpepper, Son, M, 5, S, TX GA TX
    Wiggins Culpepper, Son, M, 1 4/12, S, TX GA TX.
  10. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 103, Sheet 10A, Pg 250, Winona, Smith Co., TX
    Own=Y, Farm=Y
    J. A. Culpepper, Jr., Head, M, 40, M, GA AL AL, Farmer
    Ellen Culpepper, Wife, F, 33, M, TX SC SC
    Leon Culpepper, Son, M, 15, S, TX GA TX
    Wiggin Culpepper, Son, M, 7, S, TX GA TX.
  11. Tombstone.
    Center Cemetery, Smith Co., TX
    John A. Culpepper, 11 Mar 1836 - 12 Mar 1920 - Father, Pvt. C.S. Army - Civil War
    P. E. Culpepper, 25 Feb 1845 - 28 July 1928 – Mother.
  12. E-mail written 2001-2005 to Lew Griffin from John Mastin Culpepper & Norma Beddingfield, e-mail address.
    date 12 March 1920 was incorrectly put on a bronze plate at his grave site.
  13. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    P. E. Culpepper (Mrs.), Smith Co., Jul 28 1928, 32425.
  14. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 45, Sheet 5B, Pct. 7, Smith Co., TX (28 Apr 1930)
    Rent=Y, Radio=N, Farm=Y, Military=N
    Note: Each member of this family was erroneously noted by the census taker as "Neg" or Negro.
    Albertas J. Culpepper, Head, M, 51, md@25, GA/AL/AL, Farmer
    Ellen Culpepper, Wife, F, 43, md@18, TX/NC/TX
    Wiggins Culpepper, Son, M, 20, S, TX/GA/TX
    Enna Culpepper, Dau, F, 18, S, TX/GA/TX.
  15. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    John A. Culpepper died 3 Dec 1948 in Smith Co., TX.