Harrison McDonald Culpepper

Male, #6035, (23 Oct 1867 - 30 Oct 1947)
Father*Joel Mathias Culpepper (25 Feb 1840 - 22 Apr 1913)
Mother*Margaret Drake (Mar 1846 - 1926)
Name Variation He was also known as Donald. 
Birth*23 Oct 1867 Harrison was born at DeKalb Co., Alabama, on 23 Oct 1867. 
Marriage*5 Jan 1891 He married Mattie A. Howard at DeKalb Co., Alabama, on 5 Jan 1891 at age 23.1 
Birth of Son5 Mar 1892 His son William Rufus Culpepper was born on 5 Mar 1892 at DeKalb Co., Alabama.2 
Birth of Son1 Oct 1899 His son Joseph Luther Culpepper was born on 1 Oct 1899 at DeKalb Co., Alabama.2 
1900 Census*1900 Harrison was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at DeKalb Co., Alabama
Birth of Son21 Jun 1902 His son David Washington Culpepper was born on 21 Jun 1902 at DeKalb Co., Alabama.2 
Photographedcirca 1905 He appeared as a son in a family photograph circa 1905
Joel Mathias Culpepper family of Lookout Mountain, AL, pictured around Thanksgiving 1900. Matt and Margaret Culpepper are shown with nine of their eleven children. (Adolph and Kansas were not present.) Seated to the left of his father and wife Margaret is Donald. The others, left to right, are Katie, Lorn, Washington, Homer, Braxton, Ester, Cleveland, and Johnson.3
Joel Mathias Culpepper family circa 1900
Birth of Soncirca 1905 His son Carl Alton Culpepper was born circa 1905 at DeKalb Co., Alabama
Birth of Son17 Jul 1907 His son Curtis A. Culpepper was born on 17 Jul 1907 at DeKalb Co., Alabama.2 
1910 Census*1910 Harrison was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at DeKalb Co., Alabama
Death of Father22 Apr 1913 His father Joel Mathias Culpepper died on 22 Apr 1913 at DeKalb Co., Alabama
1920 Census*1920 Harrison was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at DeKalb Co., Alabama.4 
Death of Mother1926 His mother Margaret Drake died in 1926 at DeKalb Co., Alabama
1940 Census1 Apr 1940 Harrison was listed as a father in David Washington Culpepper's household on the 1940 Census at New Organ, DeKalb Co., Alabama.5 
Death*30 Oct 1947 He died on 30 Oct 1947 at age 80. 
Burial*say 2 Nov 1947 His body was interred say 2 Nov 1947 at Fischer Cemetery, Fischer Crossroads, DeKalb Co., Alabama.6 


Mattie A. Howard (Dec 1870 - )
Marriage*5 Jan 1891 He married Mattie A. Howard at DeKalb Co., Alabama, on 5 Jan 1891 at age 23.1 
ChartsBenjamin (son of Joseph) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited18 Jul 2014


  1. Jordan R. Dodd, compiler, Alabama Marriages, 1809-1920, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1999.
  2. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
  3. E-mail written 2005-2008 to Culpepper Connections from Lora N. Culpepper (#51749), Alabama, e-mail address.
  4. ED 73, sheet 4, line 26.
  5. 1940 (16th) US Census, compiled by the US Bureau of the Census, Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls., Online database at Ancestry.com.
    New Organ, DeKalb Co., Alabama; Roll: T627_27; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 25-43, Lines 16-22, All had same residence in 1935
    Dave Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 37, md, 6th grade edu, AL, Farmer
    Jessie Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 38, md, 2nd yr HS edu, AL, cotton mill worker
    Cleus May Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, 13, sng,
    David Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 12, sng
    James Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 10, sng
    Gleason Ray Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 4, sng
    H M Culpeppe, Father, M, Wh, 72, md, unemployed.
  6. http://www.interment.net/data/us/al/dekalb/fischer/index.htm