Rev. Isaac Franklin Culpepper1,2,3

Male, #3854, (29 Apr 1875 - 19 Apr 1948)
Father*Rev. Benjamin Sampson Culpepper (14 May 1839 - 7 Dec 1888)
Mother*Dorcus Drusilla Horne (3 Feb 1841 - 25 Sep 1910)
Birth*29 Apr 1875 Isaac was born at Hamilton Co., Florida, on 29 Apr 1875. 
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.4 
Death of Father7 Dec 1888 His father Rev. Benjamin Sampson Culpepper died on 7 Dec 1888 at Echols Co., Georgia
Marriage*22 Jan 1900 He married Nancy Browning at Echols Co., Georgia, on 22 Jan 1900 at age 24. 
1900 Census*1 Jun 1900 Isaac was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Echols Co., Georgia.5 
Birth of Son25 Nov 1900 His son Charles Allison Culpepper was born on 25 Nov 1900 at Echols Co., Georgia.6 
Birth of Son14 Jul 1905 His son John Wallace Culpepper was born on 14 Jul 1905 at Lake Park, Lowndes Co., Georgia.6 
Birth of Son26 Oct 1908 His son Saint Joseph Culpepper was born on 26 Oct 1908 at Echols Co., Georgia.6,7 
1910 Census*15 Apr 1910 Isaac was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Echols Co., Georgia.8 
Death of Mother25 Sep 1910 His mother Dorcus Drusilla Horne died on 25 Sep 1910 at Echols Co., Georgia
Photographed*say 1915 He was photographed say 1915 at Echols Co., Georgia.2
Isaac Franklin Culpepper & wife Nancy Browning
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.)2
Benjamin Sampson Culpepper family
1920 Census*1 Jan 1920 Isaac was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Wrights Chapel, Echols Co., Georgia.9 
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 He was enumerated in the US Census of 1930 at Wrights Chapel, Echols Co., Georgia.10 
Death of Spouse30 Jan 1940 His wife Nancy Browning died on 30 Jan 1940 at Echols Co., Georgia.11 
Marriage*25 Jul 1941 He married Annie Rawlerson at Echols Co., Georgia, on 25 Jul 1941 at age 66. 
Death*19 Apr 1948 He died at Echols Co., Georgia, on 19 Apr 1948 at age 72.12 
Biography* Isaac was a farmer and a Church of God minister. In 1929 he was elected to the Georgia State Legislature, representing Echols County, and served several terms thereafter. 

Family 1

Nancy Browning (29 Jan 1877 - 30 Jan 1940)
Marriage*22 Jan 1900 He married Nancy Browning at Echols Co., Georgia, on 22 Jan 1900 at age 24. 
Children

Family 2

Annie Rawlerson (3 May 1888 - 23 May 1980)
Marriage*25 Jul 1941 He married Annie Rawlerson at Echols Co., Georgia, on 25 Jul 1941 at age 66. 
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
John Culpepper of Jones Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited10 Aug 2004

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. 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.
  3. E-mail written 1999 to Lew Griffin from James Michael Culpepper.
  4. 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.
  5. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 36, Page 15B, Wrights Chapel District, Echols Co., GA
    Isaac F. Culpepper, Head, Apr 1875, 25, Md 0, GA/GA/GA
    Nancy Culpepper, Wife, F, Jan 1878, 22, Md 0, Ch 0/0, GA/GA/GA.
  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. R. Wayne Bratcher, compiler, Anderson County Cemeteries (9 volumes), Greenville, SC: A. Press, 1985-2006, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Book 975.725 V3b.
    Forest Lawn Cemetery, Hwy 29 N, Anderson, Anderson Co., SC
    + Frances L. Culpepper, 1924 - 2005
    + St. Joseph Culpepper, 26 Oct 1908 - 3 May 1987.
  8. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 61, Page 11A, Chapple Road, Echols Co., GA
    Isaac F. Culpepper, Head, M, 34, Md 10, FL/GA/GA, Farmer
    Nancy Culpepper, Wife, F, 32, Md 10, Ch 6/5, FL/GA/GA
    Charlie A. Culpepper, Son, M, 9, S, GA/FL/FL
    Eva D. Culpepper, Dau, F, 8, S, GA/FL/FL
    Annie M. Culpepper, Dau, F, 8, S, GA/FL/FL
    John Culpepper, Son, M, 4, S, GA/FL/FL
    Joseph Culpepper, Son, M, 1, S, GA/FL/FL.
  9. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 84, page 4A, Statenville & Melrose Road, Wrights Chapel, Echols Co., GA
    I. F. Culpepper, Head, M, 44, M, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    Nanny Culpepper, Wife, F, 42, M, FL/GA/GA
    John Culpepper, Son, M, 14, S, GA/GA/FL
    Joseph Culpepper, Son, M, 11, S, GA/GA/FL
    Candie Culpepper, Dau, F, 9, S, GA/GA/FL
    Ida Culpepper, Dau, F, 6, S, GA/GA/FL
    Cuba Culpepper, Dau, F, 4, S, GA/GA/FL
    Ruby Culpepper, Dau, F, 1, S, GA/GA/FL.
  10. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED5, page 3A, Chapel Road, Wrights Chapel, Echols Co., GA
    Home=$3000, Radio=N, Farm=Y
    Isaac F. Culpepper, Head, 54, md @ 24, GA, GA, GA, Farmer
    Nannie Culpepper, Wife, 52, md @ 22, FL, GA, GA
    Joseph Culpepper, Son, 21, GA, GA, FL, Laborer
    Ida M. Culpepper, Daughter, 16, GA, GA, FL
    Cubie Culpepper, Daughter, 13, GA, GA, GA?
    Ruby Culpepper, Daughter, 12, GA, GA, FL
    Gladis Culpepper, Daughter, 9, GA, GA, FL
    Samuel H. Carter, Adopted Son, 10, GA, GA, GA
    Frank Mikel, Boarder, 18, FL, FL, FL, Farm laborer.
  11. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5426a.htm
    Mrs. I. F. Culpepper, d. 30 Jan 1940 at 63 years in Echols Co., GA.
  12. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5426a.htm
    Isaac F. Culpepper, d. 19 Apr 1948 at 73 years in Echols Co., GA; Res. in Echols Co., GA.