Sarah Ellen Dew

Female, #5924, (17 Nov 1864 - 2 Apr 1941)
Birth*17 Nov 1864 Sarah was born at Mississippi on 17 Nov 1864.1 
Marriage*5 Feb 1880 She married William Burton Culpepper at Attala Co., Mississippi, on 5 Feb 1880 at age 15. Birth dates of the children are from the Wm. B. Culpepper family Bible. The dates for Fannie and Essie were not entirely legible on the copy available. 
Married Name5 Feb 1880  As of 5 Feb 1880, her married name was Culpepper. 
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 Sarah was listed as William Burton Culpepper's wife on the 1880 Census at Attala Co., Mississippi.2 
Birth of Son23 Feb 1884 Her son John Richard Culpepper was born on 23 Feb 1884 at Attala Co., Mississippi.3,4 
Birth of Son13 Feb 1886 Her son Walter Culpepper was born on 13 Feb 1886 at Attala Co., Mississippi.5 
Birth of Son7 Jun 1896 Her son Benjamin Jacob Culpepper was born on 7 Jun 1896 at Attala Co., Mississippi.6 
Birth of Son27 Aug 1897 Her son William Oscar Culpepper was born on 27 Aug 1897 at Attala Co., Mississippi.7,8 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Sarah was listed as William Burton Culpepper's wife on the 1900 Census at Attala Co., Mississippi.9 
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 Sarah was listed as William Burton Culpepper's wife on the 1910 Census at Attala Co., Mississippi.10 
Death of Spouse1 Nov 1913 Her husband William Burton Culpepper died on 1 Nov 1913 at Attala Co., Mississippi.1 
WWI Draft Reg5 Jun 1918 Benjamin Jacob Culpepper named Sarah as his nearest relative when registering for the WW-I draft on 5 Jun 1918 at Kosciusko, Attala Co., Mississippi.6 
WWI Draft Reg*12 Sep 1918 William Oscar Culpepper named Sarah as his nearest relative when registering for the WW-I draft on 12 Sep 1918 at Kosciusko, Attala Co., Mississippi.7 
1920 Census*1 Jan 1920 Sarah was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Sallis, Attala Co., Mississippi.11 
Photographed*say 1935 She was photographed say 1935 at Attala Co., Mississippi.12
Sarah E. Dew Culpepper
Death of Son1935 Her son Walter Culpepper died in 1935.13,14 
Death*2 Apr 1941 She died at Attala Co., Mississippi, on 2 Apr 1941 at age 76.1 
Burial*circa 4 Apr 1941 Her body was interred circa 4 Apr 1941 at Stump Bridge Cemetery, Attala Co., Mississippi.13,1
Burton & Sarah (Dew) Culpepper tombstone

Family

William Burton Culpepper (4 May 1857 - 1 Nov 1913)
Marriage*5 Feb 1880 She married William Burton Culpepper at Attala Co., Mississippi, on 5 Feb 1880 at age 15. Birth dates of the children are from the Wm. B. Culpepper family Bible. The dates for Fannie and Essie were not entirely legible on the copy available. 
Children
Last Edited23 Mar 2008

Citations

  1. Marymaganos McCool Fenwick, compiler, Attala County, Mississippi CemeteriesFenwick, 1988?, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Book 976.2644 V3a.
    Stump Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery (aka Stump Bridge), Attala County, Mississippi.
    + W. Burton Culpepper, 4 May 1857 - 1 Nov 1913
    + Sarah Due Culpepper, 17 Nov 1864 - 2 Apr 1941.
  2. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 150A, Attala Co., MS
    Benten Culpepper, Self, M, Md, Wh, 22, Farming, MS/MS/MS
    Sarah E. Culpepper, Wife, F, Md, Wh, 16, Keeping House, MS/MS/AL.
  3. 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
    John Richard Culpepper, RFD#2, Sallis, Attala Co., MS. Age 34. Born 23 Feb 1884. White. Occupation: Farming for self. Nearest Relative: Elizab. Culpepper (Wife), RFD#2, Sallis, Attala Co., MS. Signed (x). Tall, Slender, Blue eyes, brown hair, No disabilities. 12 Sep 1918, Kosciusko, Attala Co., MS.
  4. 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
  5. 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
    Walter Culpepper, RFD#2, Sallis, Attala Co., MS. Age 32, Born 13 Feb 1886. White Occupation: Farming for Sarah Ellen Culpepper, RFD#2, Sallis, Attala Co., MS. Nearest Relative: Ruby Lee Culpepper (Child), RFD#2, Sallis, Attala Co., MS. /s/ Walter Culpepper. Tall, Slender, Blue eyes, dark hair, No disabilities. 12 Sep 1918, Kosciusko, Attala Co., MS.
  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
    Benjamin Culpeper (2p), age 21, RFD#2, Sallis, MS. Born 7 Jun 1896 in Attala Co., MS. Father born in MS. Employed by Mrs. Sara E. Culpeper (Farming), RFD#2, Sallis, MS. Nearest relative: same. White. Signed (x). Tall, Slender, Blue eyes, Black hair, Partly deaf, Mentally deficient. 5 Jun 1918, Kosciusko, Attala Co., MS.
  7. 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
    Oscar Culpepper, RFD#2, Sallis, Attala Co., MS. Age 21. Born 27 Aug 1897. White. Occupation: Farming for Sarah Culpepper, RFD#1, Sallis, Attala Co., MS. Nearest Relative: Sarah Culpepper (Mother), RFD#1, Sallis, Attala Co., MS. /s/ Oscar Culpepper. Tall, Slender, Blue eyes, dark hair, No disabilities. 12 Sep 1918, Kosciusko, Attala Co., MS.
  8. Marymaganos McCool Fenwick, compiler, Attala County, Mississippi CemeteriesFenwick, 1988?, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Book 976.2644 V3a.
    Sallis Center Point Cemetery, Sallis, Attala County, Mississippi
    + Oscar Culpepper, 27 Aug 1897 - 16 Apr 1959
    + Merle Culpepper, 31 Aug 1904 - 20 May 1954.
  9. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 9, Page 12B, Family 216, Newport, Attala County, MS
    William B. Culpepper, Head, Wh, M, May 1858, 42, Md-20 yrs, MS/NA/NA, Farmer
    Sarah E. Culpepper, Wife, Wh, F, Nov 1864, 35, Md-20 yrs, ch 10/9, MS/MS/AL
    Mary M. Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, Oct 1882, 17, S, MS/MS/MS
    John R. Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Feb 1884, 16, S, MS/MS/MS, Farm laborer
    Walter Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Feb 1886, 14, S, MS/MS/MS, Farm laborer
    Sarah E. Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, Jan 1888, 12, S, MS/MS/MS, Farm laborer
    Delila E. Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, Nov 1889, 9, S, MS/MS/MS
    Hattie A. Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, Sep 1891, 8, S, MS/MS/MS
    Benjamin J. Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Jun 1894, 5, S, MS/MS/MS
    William O Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Aug 1897, 2, S, MS/MS/MS
    Rannie Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, Mar 1900, 3/12, S, MS/MS/MS.
  10. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED9, Sheet 12B, Family 108, Beat 4, Attala County, MS
    Burton Culpeper, Head, M, Wh, 57, Md-29 yrs, MS/US/US, Farmer, General farm
    Sarah Culpeper, Wife, F, Wh, 45, Md-29 yrs, ch 12/11, MS/MS/MS
    Walter Culpeper, Son, M, Wh, 23, S, MS/MS/MS, Farmer, General Farm
    Etta Culpeper, Daughter, F, Wh, 22, S, MS/MS/MS, Farm Laborer, Home farm
    Hattie Culpeper, Daughter, F, Wh, 18, S, MS/MS/MS, Farm Laborer, Home farm
    Jacob Culpeper, Son, M, Wh, 14, S, MS/MS/MS, Farm Laborer, Home farm
    Oscar Culpeper, Son, M, Wh, 12, S, MS/MS/MS, Farm Laborer, Home farm
    Essie Culpeper, Daughter, F, Wh, 9, S, MS/MS/MS
    Fannie Culpeper, Daughter, F, Wh, 5, S, MS/MS/MS
    Clarence McBride, Grandson, M, Wh, 3, S, MS/MS/MS
    Julia McBride, Granddaughter, F, Wh, 1 2/12, MS/MS/MS.
  11. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 12, sheet 7A, lines 1-5, Beat 4, Newport, Attala Co., MS (9 Feb 1920)
    Sarah Culpepper, Head, F, Wh, 25, wid, MS/TN/AL, Farmer
    Jake Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 25, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Oscar Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 22, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Fannie Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, 15, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Hattie Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, 28, sng, MS/MS/MS.
  12. E-mail written 2003-2008 to Culpepper Connections from John Mitchell, e-mail address.
  13. E-mail written 2002-2007 to Culpepper Connections from Buena Faye Allen Smith (desc/o #5992), Grand Bay, AL, e-mail address (Nov 2008).
  14. Marymaganos McCool Fenwick, compiler, Attala County, Mississippi CemeteriesFenwick, 1988?, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Book 976.2644 V3a.
    Stump Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery (aka Stump Bridge), Attala County, Mississippi.
    + Walter Culpepper, 1886 - 1935
    + Aurie Culpepper, 1892 - 1917.