Earnest Homer Culpepper1,2,3

Male, #5119, (5 Jul 1899 - 1 Sep 1985)
Father*Willis Martin Culpepper1 (8 Apr 1873 - 4 Jan 1943)
Mother*Sarah Evergreen Prescott1 (22 Jul 1874 - 20 Nov 1965)
Name Variation He was also known as Ernest. 
Birth*5 Jul 1899 Earnest was born at Heard Co., Georgia, on 5 Jul 1899.2 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Luther, Amos and Earnest was listed as a son in Willis Martin Culpepper's household on the 1900 Census at Heard Co., Georgia.4 
Photographedcirca Jul 1905 He appeared as a son in a family photograph circa Jul 1905 at Heard Co., Georgia,
L to R: Amos , Willis M., Gleamer A., Luther L., Evie holding Gladys E.,Ernest H.
Willis Martin Culpepper family
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 Luther, Amos, Earnest and Jimmie was listed as a son in Willis Martin Culpepper's household on the 1910 Census at Heard Co., Georgia.5 
Marriage*20 Jan 1918 He married Willie Mae Denney at Heard Co., Georgia, on 20 Jan 1918 at age 18.6 
1920 Census*1 Jan 1920 Earnest was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Heard Co., Georgia.7 
Birth of Son1922 His son Homer Aubrey Culpepper was born in 1922 at Georgia.8,9 
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 Earnest was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at LaGrange, Troup Co., Georgia.8 
Birth of Son4 Sep 1930 His son Bobby C. Culpepper was born on 4 Sep 1930 at Troup Co., Georgia.10,2 
Death of Father4 Jan 1943 His father Willis Martin Culpepper died on 4 Jan 1943 at Heard Co., Georgia.11 
Death of Mother20 Nov 1965 His mother Sarah Evergreen Prescott died on 20 Nov 1965 at LaGrange, Troup Co., Georgia.1,12 
Death*1 Sep 1985 He died at LaGrange, Troup Co., Georgia, on 1 Sep 1985 at age 86.2,3 

Family

Willie Mae Denney (23 Jun 1900 - 28 Dec 1992)
Marriage*20 Jan 1918 He married Willie Mae Denney at Heard Co., Georgia, on 20 Jan 1918 at age 18.6 
Children
ChartsOrphan / Joel Culpepper of Harris Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited13 Mar 2011

Citations

  1. Mary J. Thompson--editor (based on records of Sandra Jeffries and Barbara Lockard), "The Culpepper Family", Harris County, Georgia and Her People, Vol. 2, No. 1, Winter 1986.
  2. 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
  3. 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
    Earnest H. Culpepper, d. 1 Sep 1985 at 86 years in Troup Co., GA; Res. in Troup Co., GA.
  4. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 76, Page 107B-108A (11-12), Family 220, Rockalo 987 District, Heard Co., GA
    Willis M. Culpepper, Head, M, Apr 1873, 51, md 7 yrs, GA/GA/GA
    Sarah C. Culpepper, Wife, F, Jul 1874, 25, md 7 yrs, ch 3/3, AL/AL/AL
    Luther L. Culpepper, Son, M, Oct 1894, 5, Sng, GA/GA/AL
    Amos A. Culpepper, Son, M, Jun 1896, 3, Sng, GA/GA/AL
    Ernest H. Culpepper, Son, M, Jul 1899, 10/12, Sng, GA/GA/AL.
  5. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 65, Sheet 14A, Family 7, Franklin & Brockville Rd, Loftin District, Heard Co., GA
    Willis M. Culpepper, Head, M, 37, md1-16 yrs, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    Sarah E. Culpepper, Wife, F, 35, md1-16 yrs, ch 7/7, AL/AL/GA
    Luther Culpepper, Son, M, 15, Sng, GA/GA/AL
    Amos Culpepper, Son, M, 13, Sng, GA/GA/AL
    Homer Culpepper, Son, M, 11, Sng, GA/GA/AL
    Gleamer Culpepper, Daughter, F, 7, Sng, GA/GA/AL
    Gladis Culpepper, Daughter, F, 5, Sng, GA/GA/AL
    William Culpepper, Son, M, 3, Sng, GA/GA/AL
    Parrie M. Culpepper, Daughter, F, 1 7/12, Sng, GA/GA/AL.
  6. Heard County Court of the Ordinary, Heard County, GA Marriages, 1886 - 1965, Salt Lake City, UT: Genealogical Society of Utah , 1966, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. Film # 424,613 & 424,614.
    Homer Culpepper and Willie Mae Denney on 20 Jan 1918 in Heard Co., GA, Book V-376.
  7. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 68, Sheet 3B, Family 55, Rockalo Rd, Loftin District, Heard Co., GA
    Ernest H. Culpepper, Head, M, 20, Md, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    Willie Culpepper, Wife, F, 19, Md, GA/AL/GA
    Theo Winford Culpepper, Daughter, F, 5/12, Sng, GA/GA/GA.
  8. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 1, Page 11A, 111 Dougherty Street, LaGrange, Troup Co., GA
    Home=$3500, Radio=Y, Farm=N
    Homer Culpepper, Head, M, 30, M, md @ 19, GA/GA/GA, Gas Station Mgr
    Willie M. Culpepper, Wife, F, 29, M, md @ 18, GA/GA/GA
    Winnifred Culpepper, Dau, F, 10, S, GA/GA/GA
    Aubrey Culpepper, Son, M, 7, S, GA/GA/GA.
  9. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8939
    Homer A Culpepper, White, Single, born 1922 in Georgia, residing in Troup Co., Georgia, enlisted as a Private in the US Army Air Corps on 23 Oct 1942 in Cochran Field, Macon, Georgia.
  10. The Rockdale Citizen, Conyers, Rockdale Co., GA.
    http://www.rockdalecitizen.com/
    26 Jun 2004 online edition. Obituary of Bobby C. Culpepper.
  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
    Willis M. Culpepper, d. 4 Jan 1943 at 70 years in Heard 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
    Evie P. Culpepper, d. 20 Nov 1965 at 91 years in Troup Co., GA; Res. in Troup Co., GA.