Isabelle Frances Waterman1

Female, #6130, (7 Aug 1844 - 12 Dec 1924)
Birth*7 Aug 1844 Isabelle was born at Alabama on 7 Aug 1844.2 
Marriage*6 Jul 1865 She married Benjamin Franklin Culpepper at Dale Co., Alabama, on 6 Jul 1865 at age 20. 
Married Name6 Jul 1865  As of 6 Jul 1865, her married name was Culpepper. 
Birth of Soncirca 1868 Her son Jimmie Culpepper was born circa 1868 at Henry Co., Alabama.3 
1870 Census1 Jun 1870 Jimmie, Isabelle and Anna listed as a household member living with Benjamin Franklin Culpepper on the 1870 Census at Abbeville, Henry Co., Alabama.3 
Photographed*say 1875 She was photographed say 1875 at Henry Co., Alabama.4
Birth of Son18 Nov 1879 Her son Benjamin F. Culpepper Jr. was born on 18 Nov 1879 at Henry Co., Alabama.5 
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 Isabelle was listed as Benjamin Franklin Culpepper's wife on the 1880 Census at Upshur Co., Texas.6 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Isabelle was listed as Benjamin Franklin Culpepper's wife on the 1900 Census at Upshur Co., Texas.7 
Death of Son12 Dec 1902 Her son Benjamin F. Culpepper Jr. died on 12 Dec 1902 at Upshur Co., Texas.5 
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 Isabelle was listed as Benjamin Franklin Culpepper's wife on the 1910 Census at Diana, Upshur Co., Texas.8 
Death of Spouse25 Mar 1917 Her husband Benjamin Franklin Culpepper died on 25 Mar 1917 at Upshur Co., Texas.2 
Biography*7 May 1917 Widow's Application for a Pension:
Application Number 34107 Filed May 7 1917 Upshur County Texas
Mrs. I. F. Culpepper states she is the widow of B. F. Culpepper who died 25 March 1917 in the county of Upshur Texas. "I was married to him on the 6th day of July 1865 in the county of Dale, state of Alabama." Her age is 72 years, born in Henry County Ala. Resided in Texas 36 years, resided in present county 36 years. Post Office Gilmer, Texas R # 3. Yes husband drew a pension #23050. States husband's full name as Benjamin Franklin Culpepper, Date of death March 25, 1917. Affidavit of Witnesses were W. D. Barber and C. M. Davis. County Tax Assessor states property values at One Thousand dollars and Two hundred fifteen dollars. Signed W. H. Blackstone 5 May 1917.9 
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 Isabelle was listed as a mother-in-law in an unknown person 's household on the 1920 Census at Upshur Co., Texas.10 
Death*12 Dec 1924 She died at Upshur Co., Texas, on 12 Dec 1924 at age 80
Application For Mortuary Warrant:
I.F. Culpepper died on the 12 Dec 1924, Upshur County, Texas near Gilmer. She died in the home of Mr W. D. Barber who was related to the pensioner as (this part filled in line as) wife's Mother or Mother-in-law. A friend, J. B. Oliver signed the warrant 17 Dec 1924. J. B. Oliver is also the Undertaker. Her physician was H. J?. Childress. Attended her for 3 or 4 years and listed her death as 'cancer of Breast'.9,2,11 
Burial*circa 14 Dec 1924 Her body was interred circa 14 Dec 1924 at Walnut Creek Cemetery, Upshur Co., Texas.2 

Family

Benjamin Franklin Culpepper (22 May 1835 - 25 Mar 1917)
Marriage*6 Jul 1865 She married Benjamin Franklin Culpepper at Dale Co., Alabama, on 6 Jul 1865 at age 20. 
Children
Last Edited29 Nov 2006

Citations

  1. Dick Culpepper Records, Warren H. 'Dick' Culpepper, Provo, UT, to Lew Griffin.
  2. Tombstone.
    Walnut Creek Cemetery, Upshur Co., TX
    Benjamin F. Culpepper, 22 May 1835 – 25 Mar 1917 (ID: 5887)
    Isabel F. Culpepper, 7 Aug 1844 – 12 Dec 1924.

  3. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 25, Lines 24-27, 12th Precinct, Abbeville P.O., Henry Co., AL
    B. F. Culpepper, 30, M, Wh, Farmer, RE=$160, PE=$100, AL
    Isabela Culpepper, 25, F, Wh, AL
    Lara Culpepper, 5, F, Wh, AL
    Jimmie Culpepper, 2, M, Wh, AL.
  4. E-mail written 2002 to Lew Griffin from Betty Oliver.
  5. Tombstone.
    Walnut Creek Cemetery, Upshur Co., TX
    Benjamin F. Culpepper, Jr., 18 Nov 1879 – 12 Dec 1902.

  6. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 118, Sheet 13, Pg 512A, Pct 8 (25 Jun 1880), Upshur Co., TX
    Ben F. Culpepper, M, 45, Head, M, AL SC AL, Farmer
    Isabella F. Culpepper, F, 35, Wife, M, AL illeg GA
    Laura Culpepper, F, 14, Dau, S, AL AL AL
    Eugenia Culpepper, F, 11, Dau, S, AL AL AL
    Caladinia Culpepper, F, 5, Dau, S, AL AL AL
    Sarah E. Culpepper, F, 2, Dau, S, AL AL AL
    Benjamin F. Culpepper, M, 6/12 (Nov), Son, S, TX AL AL
    Thos Brown, M, 21, Servant, S, White, NC NC NC, Laborer on farm.
  7. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 123, Sheet 1B, Pg 157A, Pct 8, Gen.com Img 2, Upshur Co., TX
    Benj. F. Culpepper, Head, M, May-1835, 65, md-36 yrs, AL AL AL
    Isabella Culpepper, Wife, F, Aug-1844, 55, md-36 yrs, Ch 8/6, AL AL AL
    Benj. F. Culpepper, Jr., Son, M, Nov-1879, 20, S, AL AL AL
    Mamie C. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Oct-1882, 17, S, TX AL AL.
  8. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 102, Sheet 4A, Pg 191A, Pct 8, Gen.com Img 3, Diana, Upshur Co., TX
    Ben F. Culpepper, Head, M, 74, M1, md-44, AL SC AL, Farm Laborer
    Isabelle F. Culpepper, Wife, F, 65, M1, md-44, ch 8/5, AL VA GA.
  9. E-mail written 1996-2007 to Lew Griffin & Warren Culpepper from Patsy Gay Culpepper Roberts (#6442), e-mail address.
  10. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 106, Sheet 5B, Pg 5, Pct 1, Gilmer & ?wood,  Rd., Upshur Co., TX
    Own=Y, Farm=Y
    William D. Barber, Head, M, 45, M, AR TN TN, Farmer
    Mamie C. (Culpepper) Barber, Wife, F, 38, M, TX AL AL
    Odell W. Barber, Son, M, 15, S, TX AR TX
    Novelle F. Barber, Dau, F, 12, S, TX AR TX
    Paul F. Barber, Son, M, 11, S, TX AR TX
    Morris R. Barber, Son, M, 8, S, TX AR TX
    Donald H. Barber, Son, M, 4 8/12, S, TX AR TX
    Isabella F. Culpepper, Mother-in-Law, F, 75, Wid, AL VA GA.
  11. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    B. F. Culpepper, Mrs., Upshur Co., 12 Dec 1924, 40561.