William Henry Culpepper

Male, #3852, (7 Apr 1868 - 4 Oct 1949)
Father*Rev. Benjamin Sampson Culpepper (14 May 1839 - 7 Dec 1888)
Mother*Dorcus Drusilla Horne (3 Feb 1841 - 25 Sep 1910)
DNA* William has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Joseph Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC, who is a son of Robert Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, the son of Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Birth*7 Apr 1868 William was born at Hamilton Co., Florida, on 7 Apr 1868.1 
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 William, David, Isaac, Jesse and James was listed as a son in Rev. Benjamin Sampson Culpepper's household on the 1880 Census at Hamilton Co., Florida.2 
Death of Father7 Dec 1888 His father Rev. Benjamin Sampson Culpepper died on 7 Dec 1888 at Echols Co., Georgia
Marriage*circa 1894 He married Indiana Carter at Georgia circa 1894. 
Birth of Son24 Mar 1900 His son Arthur Lee Culpepper was born on 24 Mar 1900 at Echols Co., Georgia
1900 Census*1 Jun 1900 William was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Echols Co., Georgia.3 
1910 Census*15 Apr 1910 William was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Echols Co., Georgia.4 
Death of Mother25 Sep 1910 His mother Dorcus Drusilla Horne died on 25 Sep 1910 at Echols Co., Georgia
Birth of Son22 Feb 1912 His son Horace Edward Culpepper was born on 22 Feb 1912 at Echols Co., Georgia.5 
Birth of Son25 Jun 1914 His son Dorace F. Culpepper was born on 25 Jun 1914 at Echols Co., Georgia.6,7 
Birth of Son10 Oct 1917 His son Rossie James Culpepper was born on 10 Oct 1917 at Echols Co., Georgia.8 
Photographed*say 1920 He was photographed say 1920 at Georgia
Eight of Benjamin Sampson's eleven children are shown at the right. Three other children died as infants. Of the seven adult sons, five were ordained ministers in the Church of God and one other was a lay preacher. Some in the photo appear to be holding Bibles

Top Row, Left to Right
Rev. Edward Bernado Culpepper (1888-1957)
Rev. Jessie Josiah Culpepper (1877-1954)
Rev. James Wallace Culpepper (1879-1948)
Rev. Charles Allison Culpepper (1881-1947)
Bottom Row, Left to Right
Rev. David Croom Culpepper (1873-????)
Mary Joanna Culpepper Wynn (1866-????)
William Henry Culpepper (1869-1949)
Rev. Isaac Franklin Culpepper (1875-1948.)9
Benjamin Sampson Culpepper family
1920 Census*1 Jan 1920 William was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Lake Park, Lowndes Co., Georgia.10 
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 He was enumerated in the US Census of 1930 at Manatee, Manatee Co., Florida.11 
Death*4 Oct 1949 He died on 4 Oct 1949 at age 81. 
Biography* William Henry was a lay preacher. 

Family

Indiana Carter (20 Mar 1877 - 1953)
Marriage*circa 1894 He married Indiana Carter at Georgia circa 1894. 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
John Culpepper of Jones Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited9 Sep 2008

Citations

  1. Folks Huxford, Pioneers of Wiregrass Georgia: a biographical account of some of the early settlers of that portion of Wiregrass Georgia embraced in the original counties of Irwin, Appling, Wayne, Camden and Glynn,
    Vol. 6, p. 64-65.
  2. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 278B, Bartow, Hamilton Co., FL
    B. S. Culpepper, Self, M, M, W, 41, Working On Farm, GA/GA/GA (ID: 3251)
    Darcas D. Culpepper, Wife, F, M, W, 38, Keeping House, GA/GA/GA
    Mary J. Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 13, At Home, FL/GA/GA
    William H. Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 12, Working On Farm, GA/GA/GA
    David C. Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 7, Working On Farm, GA/GA/GA
    Isaac F. Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 5, At Home, GA/GA/GA
    Jessee J. Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 3, At Home, FL/GA/GA
    James W. Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 1, At Home, FL/GA/GA.
  3. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 36, Page 15B, Wrights Chapel District, Echols Co., GA
    William H. Culpepper, Head, Apr 1868, 32, Md 8, GA/GA/GA
    Indiania Culpepper, Wife, F, Mar 1879, 21, Md 8, Ch 3/3, GA/GA/GA
    Hattie Culpepper, Dau, F, Dec 1895, 5 [sic], S, GA/GA/GA
    Ethel Culpepper, Dau, F, Dec 1897, 2, S, GA/GA/GA
    Arthur Culpepper, Son, M, Mar 1900, 2/12, S, GA/GA/GA.
  4. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 61, Page 8B, Lake Park & Blanton Road, Echols Co., GA
    William H. Culpepper, Head, M, 42, Md 18, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    India A. Culpepper, Wife, F, 32, Md 18, Ch 8/6, GA/GA/GA
    Hattie E. Culpepper, Dau, F, 15, S, GA/GA/GA
    Rosa E. Culpepper, Dau, F, 13, S, GA/GA/GA
    Arthur L. Culpepper, Son, M, 10, S, GA/GA/GA
    Mary M. Culpepper, Dau, F, 6, S, GA/GA/GA
    Rutha M. Culpepper, Dau, F, 4, S, GA/GA/GA
    Minnie O. Culpepper, Dau, F, 1, S, GA/GA/GA.
  5. E-mail from B. J. Culpepper, 4 Dec 2002.
  6. 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
  7. State of Florida Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Florida Death Index, 1936-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2004.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7338
    Dorace F. Culpepper, Cert 92893, Polk Co., FL, White, 25 Jun 1914 - 08 Aug 1994.
  8. State of Florida Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Florida Death Index, 1936-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2004.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7338
    Rossie James Culpepper, Cert 49408, Polk Co., FL, White, 10 Oct 1917 - 26 Apr 1994.
  9. E-mail written 1999 & later to Lew Griffin from Joanne Botts Kent (her husband David Kent is the grandson of Anna Mae Culpepper Kent), e-mail address.
  10. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 134, page 10B, Lake Park, Lowndes Co., GA
    Will H. Culpepper, Head, M, 51, M, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    India Culpepper, Wife, F, 42, M, GA/GA/GA
    Ruth Culpepper, Dau, F, 16, S, GA/GA/GA
    Minnie Ola Culpepper, Dau, F, 10, S, GA/GA/GA
    Harrison Culpepper, Son, S, 7, M, GA/GA/GA
    Arthur Lee Culpepper, Son, S, 5, M, GA/GA/GA
    Rossie Culpepper, Dau, F, 2, S, GA/GA/GA
    Arthur Lee Culpepper, Son, M, 20, M, GA/GA/GA
    Golie Culpepper, Dau-in-law, F, 15, M, GA/GA/GA.
  11. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 41-10, Sheet 9A, Lines 13-18, 733 19th St., Manatee, Manatee Co., SC
    Rent=$6, Radio=N, Farm=Y
    William Culpepper, Head, M, 62, md@24, GA/GA/GA, Laborer/Crate Mill
    Indiana Culpepper, Wife, F, 53, md@15, GA/GA/GA
    Horace Culpepper, Son, M, 18, Sng, GA/GA/GA, Laborer/Crate Mill
    Dorris Culpepper, Son, M, 15, Sng, GA/GA/GA, Laborer/Crate Mill
    Rossie Culpepper, Son, M, 12, Sng, GA/GA/GA
    Minnie Pratt, Daughter, F, 20, md@17, GA/GA/GA, Clerk/Restaurant.