Maria Isabella Holladay1

Female, #4961, (28 Sep 1869 - )
Father*Charles Augustus Holladay1 (3 Jul 1843 - 4 Feb 1929)
Mother*Maria Antonette DeLoach1 (30 Jun 1847 - 20 Jan 1935)
Birth*28 Sep 1869 Maria was born at Alabama on 28 Sep 1869. 
Marriage*16 Sep 1888 She married Absalom Culpepper at Troup Co., Georgia, on 16 Sep 1888 at age 18.2 
Married Name16 Sep 1888  As of 16 Sep 1888, her married name was Culpepper.2 
Biography* Maria Isabella Holladay was born on Sept. 28, 1869 to Maria Antonette DeLoach and Charles Augustus Holladay. Maria Antonette DeLoach was the daughter of Thomas DeLoach and Amelia Isabella Magnan (born June 30, 1847 in Upson Co., Ga. & d. Jan 20, 1935 in Chambers Co., Al.)

Charles Augustus Holladay was m. Oct 8, 1863 in Chambers Co., Al.. He was the son of John M. Holladay, Jr. & Maria Rebecca Magnan. Maria was born in 1815 in Jones Co., Ga. to Charles Louis Magnan and Elizabeth Mallam Halsted, daughter of Jonathan Halsted.

Maria Rebecca Magnan and Amelia Isabella Magnan were sisters. Maria Rebecca Magnan and John M. Holladay, Jr. were married on Nov. 4, 1830 in Jones Co., Ga. Maria died after 1888 in Chambers Co., Al. John M. Holladay died after 1880 in Chambers Co., Al.1 
Birth of SonJan 1890 Her son Oscar R. Culpepper was born in Jan 1890 at Georgia
Birth of Son21 Dec 1891 Her son Charles Augustus Culpepper was born on 21 Dec 1891 at Alabama.3,4 
Photographed*circa 1900 She appeared as a wife in a family photograph circa 1900 at Chambers Co., Alabama.5
Absalom & Maria Isabella (Holladay) Culpepper
Birth of Son18 Dec 1902 Her son James Roy Culpepper was born on 18 Dec 1902 at Alabama
Birth of Son27 Mar 1907 Her son Claude Warren Culpepper was born on 27 Mar 1907 at Alabama.3 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Maria was listed as Absalom Culpepper's wife on the 1930 Census at Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama.6 


Absalom Culpepper (6 Mar 1868 - 15 Mar 1945)
Marriage*16 Sep 1888 She married Absalom Culpepper at Troup Co., Georgia, on 16 Sep 1888 at age 18.2 
Last Edited29 Jan 2006


  1. E-mail written August 2001 to Lew Griffin from Marsha, e-mail address.
  2. Jordan Dodd, compiler, Georgia Marriages, 1851-1900, Online database at, 2000.
    A. Culpepper and M. J. Holliday on 16 Sep 1888 in Troup Co., GA.
  3. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at
  4. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 18, Sheet 11A, Lines 11-15, 135 69th Place, Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL (5 Apr 1930)
    Home=$6500, Radio=Y, Farm=N
    Charles A. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 35, md@22, GA/GA/GA, Dist. Mgr/Rubber Co, Vet=N
    Clara Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 33, md@20, AL/AL/AL
    Harold Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 12, sng, AL/GA/AL
    Melba Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, 10, sng, GA/GA/AL
    Charles Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 1, sng, AL/GA/AL.
  5. E-mail written 2006 to Lew Griffin from Deborah Slaton, e-mail address (Oct 2010).
  6. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 71, Sheets 45A-B, Lines 47-51, 831 8th Court S, Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL (7 Apr 1930)
    Rent=$17.50, Radio=N, Farm=N
    Abner Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 62, md@20, GA/GA/GA, Night watchman/Oil Mill, Vet=N
    Isabella Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 61, md@19, GA/AL/AL
    Claude W. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 23, md@20, AL/GA/GA, Collector/Credit Assoc, Vet=N
    Grace L. Culpepper, Dau-in-law, F, Wh, 22, md@19, AL/TN/AL
    Claude W. Culpepper, Grandson, M, Wh, 3 6/12, sng, AL/AL/AL.