Malachi Jones Culpepper

Male, #3978, (Nov 1843 - circa 1922)
Father*Joel Culpepper of Sumter Co., AL (c 1803 - 5 Jul 1875)
Mother*Amelia Yarbrough (c 1803 - 1860)
DNA* Malachi has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Joseph Culpepper of Jackson Co., GA, the son of Joseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA, the son of Joseph Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC, the son of Robert Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, the son of Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Name Variation He was also known as Mack.1 
Birth*Nov 1843 Malachi was born at Sumter Co., Alabama, in Nov 1843. 
1850 Census1 Jun 1850 William, Amelia, Ambrose, Ellen, Huldah, Hubert, Gabrilla, Matthew, Harbin, James, Melburn, Malachi and Anthony listed as a household member living with Joel Culpepper of Sumter Co., AL on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Woods, Sumter Co., Alabama.2 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 James, Melburn, Malachi, Anthony and Amelia listed as a household member living with Joel Culpepper of Sumter Co., AL in the 1860 Census at Sumter Co., Alabama.3 
Death of Mother1860 His mother Amelia Yarbrough died in 1860. 
Civil War*between 1862 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1862 and 1865.4 
Marriage*4 Oct 1865 He married Nancy Jane Denning on 4 Oct 1865 at age 21. 
Birth of Son30 Jul 1866 His son Robert Moody Culpepper was born on 30 Jul 1866 at Sumter Co., Alabama
Birth of Son1869 His son Willis Parker Culpepper was born in 1869 at Sumter Co., Alabama
1870 Census*1 Jun 1870 Malachi was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Baldwin Co., Alabama.5 
Birth of Son10 Jan 1874 His son Arlas Lafayette Culpepper was born on 10 Jan 1874 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.6 
Death of Father5 Jul 1875 His father Joel Culpepper of Sumter Co., AL died on 5 Jul 1875 at Sumter Co., Alabama
Birth of Son8 Feb 1878 His son Thomas Melton Culpepper was born on 8 Feb 1878 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.7 
Birth of Son3 May 1880 His son Adrian Malachi Culpepper was born on 3 May 1880 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.8 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 Malachi was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.9 
Birth of Son17 Jun 1882 His son Curtis Hunter Culpepper was born on 17 Jun 1882 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.10 
Death of Spouse16 Mar 1892 His wife Nancy Jane Denning died on 16 Mar 1892 at Sumter Co., Alabama.11 
1900 Census*1 Jun 1900 Malachi was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Meridian, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.12 
Marriage*18 Jan 1901 He married Mary Ellen Smith on 18 Jan 1901 at age 57. 
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 Malachi was listed as a brother-in-law in Starr Johnson's household on the 1910 Census at Meridian, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
Death of Son8 Jul 1916 His son Willis Parker Culpepper died on 8 Jul 1916 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi
Death*circa 1922 He died at Meridian, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi, circa 1922. 

Family 1

Nancy Jane Denning (12 Jan 1843 - 16 Mar 1892)
Marriage*4 Oct 1865 He married Nancy Jane Denning on 4 Oct 1865 at age 21. 
Children

Family 2

Mary Ellen Smith (circa 1850 - )
Marriage*18 Jan 1901 He married Mary Ellen Smith on 18 Jan 1901 at age 57. 
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Joseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited29 Jun 2011

Citations

  1. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 40, Sheet 18A, Family 326, 18th Avenue, Meridian Ward 1, Lauderdale County, MS
    Starr Johnson, Head, M, Wh, 49, Md1-24 yrs, SC/SC/SC, Salesman-County Right
    Beulah B. Johnson, Wife, F, Wh, 47, Md1-24 yrs, ch 7/5, MS/AL/AL, Dress maker-At home
    Walter J. Johnson, Son, M, Wh, 16, S. MS/SC/MS
    Marjorie Johnson, Son, M, Wh, 15, S, MS/SC/MS
    Lizzie B. Johnson, Daughter, F, Wh, 10, S, MS/SC /MS
    Reuben S. Johnson, Son, M, Wh, 23, Md1-2 yrs, MS/SC/MS, Salesman-Groceries
    Lucile Johnson, Daughter-in-Law, F, W, 19, Md1-2 yrs, MS/US/US
    Mack J. Culpepper, Brother-in-law, M, Wh, 64, Md2-10 yrs, AL/AL/AL,?-cotton
    Mary E. Culpepper, Sister-in-law, F, Wh, 59, Md2-10 yrs, ch 2/2, MS/AL/AL.
  2. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Pages 340A/Line 32 thru 340B/Line 3, Woods, Sumter Co., AL
    Joel Culpepper, 47, M, Farmer, RE=$500, GA (ID: 3971)
    Milly Culpepper, 47, F, GA
    Hulda Culpepper, 23, F, GA
    Ellen Culpepper, 19, F, GA
    Gabrilla Culpepper, 17, F, GA
    Herbert Culpepper, 15, M, GA
    Matthew Culpepper, 13, M, GA
    Harbin Culpepper, 12, M, AL
    Hardin Culpepper, 10, M, AL
    Melburn Culpepper, 8, M, AL
    Malachi Culpepper, 6, M, AL
    Walker Culpepper, 4, M, AL
    William Culpepper, 21, M, Farmer, GA
    Ambrose Culpepper, 20, M, Farmer, GA.
  3. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 491B, Lines 15-20, Southern Division, Sumter Co., AL
    Joel Culpeper, 60, M, Farmer, GA
    Milly Culpeper, 55, F, GA
    Hardy Culpeper, 29, M, GA
    Milburn Culpeper, 17, M, AL
    Mariah Culpeper, 15, F, AL
    Dock Culpeper, 13, M, AL.
  4. E-mail written 2005-2006 to Warren Culpepper from Carolyn Neece Culpepper (#53846), Titus, Alabama, e-mail address.
  5. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 12, Lines 36-38, Township 5, Mobile P.O., Baldwin Co., AL
    Meliker Culpepper, 26, M, W, Farmhand, AL
    Robert M. Culpepper, 3, M, W, AL
    Willie P. Culpepper, 1, M, W, AL.
  6. 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
    Arlas Lafayette Culpepper, 912 9th St., Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS, Age 43, Born 10 Jan 1874, White, City Salesman for A. J. Lyons & Co. at 25 Front St., Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS. Nearest relative: Mrs. Myrtle H. Culpepper, Wife, 912 9th St., Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS, /s/ Arlas Lafayette Culpepper, Medium height, Slender build, Gray eyes, Sandy hair, No disabilities. Registered 12 Sep 1918 in Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS.
  7. E-mail written Oct 2005 to Warren Culpepper from Bill Boyd, e-mail address.
    Riverside Cemetery, Marengo Co., Alabama; Lot #169 Section A, Row 9:
    + Thomas Melton Culpepper, Feb 8, 1878 - Aug 17, 1937
    + Alice Morgan Culpepper, Aug 20, 1884 - Aug 1, 1959.
  8. 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
    Adrian Malachi Culpepper, RFD #4, Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS, Age 38, Born 3 May 1880, White, Traveling Salesman for New Orleans Coffee Co. at Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS. Nearest relative: Burniece Culpepper, Wife, RFD#4, Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS, /s/ Adrian Malachi Culpepper, Medium height, Medium build, Gray eyes, Black hair, Stiff hip. Registered 12 Sep 1918 in Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS.
  9. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 209A, Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., MS
    Malachi J. Culpepper, Self, M, Md, Wh, 35, Farmer, AL/GA/GA
    Nancy J. Culpepper, Wife, F, Md, Wh, 36, Keeping House, NC/NC/NC
    Robert M. Culpepper, Son, M, Sng, Wh, 13, At School, AL/GA/NC
    Willie P. Culpepper, Son, M, Sng, Wh, 11, Going To School, AL/GA/NC
    Maggie V. Culpepper, Dau, F, Sng, Wh, 8, N/A, MS/GA/NC
    Arlos Lafayette Culpepper, Son, M, Sng, Wh, 6, N/A, MS/GA/NC
    Nancy A. Culpepper, Dau, F, Sng, Wh, 4, N/A, MS/GA/NC
    Thomas M. Culpepper, Son, M, Sng, Wh, 2, N/A, MS/GA/NC
    Malachi Culpepper, Son, M, Sng, Wh, 1M, N/A, MS/GA/NC.
  10. 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
    Curtis Hunter Culpepper, 2909 9th St., Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS, Age 36, Born 17 Jun 1882, White, Manager and Salesman for a furniture store: Meridian Chair Co., Front St at 22nd & 23rd Ave, Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS. Nearest relative: Mrs. Velma Culpepper, 2909 9th St., Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS, /s/ Curtis Hunter Culpepper, Tall height, Medium build, Brown eyes, __ hair, No disabilities. Registered 12 Sep 1918 in Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS.
  11. Sarah Mozingo, compiler, Choctaw County Cemeteries, Rootsweb: USGenWeb Archives, 1996.
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~alchocta/cemeteriesindex.html
    Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Sumter Co., Alabama, near Choctaw County line.
    + Nancy J. Culpepper, Jan. 12, 1843 - Mar. 16, 1892 (Wife of M. J. Culpepper).
  12. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 14, Page 5A, Family 99, 14th Avenue, Meridian Ward 1, Lauderdale County, MS
    Malachi J. Culpepper, Head, Wh, M, Nov. 1848, 56, Wid, ch 8/8, AL/AL/AL, Cotton weigher
    Arlas L. Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Jan. 1876, 24, S, MS/AL/AL, Groceryman
    Melton T. Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Feb. 1879, 21, S, MS/AL/AL, Lineman (telegraph)
    Ada M. Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, May 1881, 19, S, MS/AL/AL, Groceryman
    Hunter C. Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, June 1882, 17, S, MS/AL/AL, Salesman.