Session Bryant Culpepper

Male, #3833, (Mar 1870 - 7 Jun 1928)
Father*Henry Clay Culpepper (c 1846 - 26 Aug 1886)
Mother*Eliza Bowen (Apr 1836 - )
Birth*Mar 1870 Session was born at Dooly Co., Georgia, in Mar 1870.1 
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 Session and William was listed as a son in Henry Clay Culpepper's household on the 1880 Census at Dooly Co., Georgia.2 
Death of Father26 Aug 1886 His father Henry Clay Culpepper died on 26 Aug 1886 at Dooly Co., Georgia
Marriage*12 Dec 1889 He married Addie M. Adkins at Dooly Co., Georgia, on 12 Dec 1889 at age 19.3 
Birth of Son5 Jul 1894 His son John H. Culpepper was born on 5 Jul 1894 at Dooly Co., Georgia.4 
Birth of SonJul 1898 His son S. Ben. Culpepper was born in Jul 1898 at Dooly Co., Georgia.1 
1900 Census*1 Jun 1900 Session was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Dooly Co., Georgia.1 
Relocation*1905 In 1905, the southern half of old Dooly County, where most of the Culpeppers lived, became Crisp County, with Cordele as its county seat. 
1910 Census*15 Apr 1910 Session was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Crisp Co., Georgia.5 
1920 Census*1 Jan 1920 Session was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Poulan, Worth Co., Georgia.6 
Death*7 Jun 1928 He died at Sumter Co., Georgia, on 7 Jun 1928 at age 58.7 
Reunion*28 Aug 2004 Descendants of Sessions Bryant and Addie Missouri Adkins Culpepper and John Monroe and Perry Jolly are invited to a family reunion at Jeffords Part Hut, Sylvester, GA, on August 28, 2004. Registration at 10:30 AM and lunch at 11:30. After lunch, a short business meeting followed by entertainment, Thankful Hearts - Gospel singing group. Meat, beverages. paper products will be provided. Please bring your favorite dish. If you have old photos you would like to share, please bring. For additional information, please contact on of the following, and RSVP by August 10 so they can plan accordingly: Jane Culpepper Thompson at 229-776-5725, John S. Culpepper at 229-776-2585, or Jane Long at 229-776-0166.


Addie M. Adkins (Aug 1872 - 16 May 1951)
Marriage*12 Dec 1889 He married Addie M. Adkins at Dooly Co., Georgia, on 12 Dec 1889 at age 19.3 
ChartsOrphan / Henry C. Culpepper of Dooly Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited26 Dec 2007


  1. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 94, Page 196B (2), Family 33, District 1040, Dooly Co., GA
    S. B. Culpepper, Head, M, Mar 1870, 30, md 10 yrs, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    Addie Culpepper, Wife, F, Aug 1872, 27, md 10 yrs, ch 4/3, GA/GA/GA
    Minnie Culpepper, Daughter, F, May 1892, 8, Sng, GA/GA/GA
    John H. Culpepper, Son, M, Jul 1894, 5, Sng, GA/GA/GA
    S. Ben Culpepper, Son, M, Jul 1898, 1, Sng, GA/GA/GA.
  2. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 606A (33), ED 22, Family 347, District 10, Dooly Co., GA
    Henry Culpepper, Self, M, Md, 34, Farmer, GA/GA/GA
    Eliza Culpepper, Wife, F, Md, 43, Housewife, GA/GA/GA
    Seshion Culpepper, Son, M, S, 11, Farm Hand, GA/GA/GA
    William Culpepper, Son, M, S, 9, School, GA/GA/GA
    Ada Culpepper, Dau, F, S, 7, --- , GA/GA/GA
    Lela Culpepper, Dau, F, S, 5, --- , GA/GA/GA.
  3. Dooly County Court of the Ordinary, Dooly Co. GA Marriages, 1846-1901, Salt Lake City, UT: Genealogical Society of Utah , 1964, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. Film # 366,650 & 366,651.
    Session B. Culpepper and Addie Adkins on 12 Dec 1889 in Dooly Co., GA.
  4. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at
  5. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 21, Page 67B, Family 38, img 4, District 1040, Crisp Co., GA
    Session B. Culpepper, Head, M, 42, md1-19 yrs, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    Addie M. Culpepper, Wife, F, 37, md1-19 yrs, ch 5/3, GA/GA/GA
    Minnie Culpepper, Daughter, F, 17, Sng, GA/GA/GA
    Johnnie Culpepper, Son, M, 14, Sng, GA/GA/GA
    Carrie M. Culpepper, Daughter, F, 7, Sng, GA/GA/GA.
  6. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 148, Page 8A, Family 30, img 11, District 1044, Poulan, Worth Co., GA
    Sessions Culpepper, Head, M, 51, md, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    Addie Culpepper, Wife, F, 47, md, GA/GA/GA
    Minnie Culpepper, Dau, 27, sng, GA/GA/GA
    John Culpepper, Son, M, 25, md, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    Mary Culpepper, Wife (Dau-in-law), 23, md, GA/GA/GA.
  7. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at, 1998.
    Sesshion B. Culpepper, d. 7 Jun 1928 in Sumter Co., GA, 16977-J.