Benjamin F. Culpepper

Male, #7221, (19 Nov 1896 - 26 Jan 1926)
Father*Robert Berry Culpepper (3 Jul 1869 - 14 Jul 1909)
Mother*Chellie Adella James (11 Jun 1872 - 4 Aug 1938)
Name Variation He was also known as Benjamin J. 
Birth*19 Nov 1896 Benjamin was born at Darlington Co., South Carolina, on 19 Nov 1896.1,2 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Geta and Benjamin was listed as a son in Robert Berry Culpepper's household on the 1900 Census at Darlington Co., South Carolina.3 
Death of Father14 Jul 1909 His father Robert Berry Culpepper died on 14 Jul 1909 at Darlington Co., South Carolina.1,2 
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 Geta, Benjamin and Robert was listed as a son in Chellie Adella James's household on the 1910 Census at Darlington Co., South Carolina.4 
World War I*1918 He served as an enlisted man in 1918 (Ben Culpepper, 1234305. Res: Hartsville, SC. USNRF Columbia, SC, 29 Jul 1918. Br 20 8/12 yrs. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Ill, 14 Sep 1918 to 11 Nov 1918. Fireman 3cl. Inactive duty 27 Feb 1919.)5 
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 Benjamin and Robert was listed as a son in Chellie Adella James's household on the 1920 Census at Hartsville, Darlington Co., South Carolina.6 
Marriage*circa 1922 He married Jessie Belle Adams circa 1922. 
Death*26 Jan 1926 He died at Hartsville, Darlington Co., South Carolina, on 26 Jan 1926 at age 29.7,1,2,8 
Burial*circa 28 Jan 1926 His body was interred circa 28 Jan 1926 at Swift Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Darlington Co., South Carolina.2 

Family

Jessie Belle Adams (1 Jan 1906 - Feb 1985)
Marriage*circa 1922 He married Jessie Belle Adams circa 1922. 
ChartsJames Culpepper of Nash Co., NC : Descendant Chart
Last Edited12 Mar 2011

Citations

  1. Horace Fraser Rudisill, compiler, Joseph Edward Rhodes Genealogy, Darlington, SC: Joseph Edward Rhodes Family Association, 1984.
    pages 148-149.
  2. Old Darlington District Chapter, compiler, Darlington District Cemetery Survey, Vol. II, Hartsville, SC: SC Genealogical Society, 1994, Repository: Hartsville SC Genealogical Research Library.
    Swift Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Darlington Co., SC
    Beatrice C. (Culpepper) Howle, 7 Feb 1894 - 29 Jun 1971
    William G. Howle, 5 Mar 1879 - 4 Jul 1970
    Ben F. Culpepper, 19 Nov 1896 - 26 Jan 1926
    Chellie A. Culpepper, 11 Jun 1872 - 4 Aug 1938
    Infant Culpepper, son of R. B. and C. A. Culpepper, 28 Feb 1901 - 16 Jul 1902
    R. B. Culpepper, WOW, 3 Jul 1869 - 14 Jul 1909
    Geta L. Culpepper, 9 Apr 1891 - 13 Nov 1918
    Mattie (Culpepper) Bass, Wife of B. L. Bass, 10 Apr 1877 - 27 Aug 1905.
  3. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    Pages 317B-318A, Family 115, Swift Creek Twp, Darlington Co., SC
    Robert V. Culpepper, Head, M, Jul 1869, 30, md 9 yrs, SC/SC/SC, Farmer
    Chelley A. Culpepper, Wife, F, Jun 1874, 25, md 9 yrs, ch 4/4, SC/SC/SC
    Jeata E. Culpepper, Son, M, Apr 1892, 8, S, SC/SC/SC
    Una Culpepper, Daughter, F, May 1895, 5, S, SC/SC/SC
    Benjamin J. Culpepper, Son, M, Mar 1896, 4, S, SC/SC/SC
    Bonney B. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Jul 1898, 1, S, SC/SC/SC.
  4. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 15, Sheet 28B, Lines 54-62, Swift Creek Twp, Darlington Co., SC
    Chelley Culpepper, Head, F, 38, wid, ch 9/8, SC/SC/SC, Farmer
    Geter Culpepper, Son, M, 18, Sng, SC/SC/SC
    Beatrice Culpeper, Daughter, F, 16, Sng, SC/SC/SC
    Benjamin Culpepper, Son, M, 13, Sng, SC/SC/SC
    Barney Culpepper, Son, M, 11, Sng, SC/SC/SC
    Jessie Culpeper, Daughter, F, 7, Sng, SC/SC/SC
    Kate Culpeper, Daughter, F, 6, Sng, SC/SC/SC
    Robert Culpepper, Son, M, 3, Sng, SC/SC/SC
    Mary W. Culpeper, Daughter, F, 1 6/12, Sng, SC/SC/SC.
  5. "The Official Roster of South Carolina Soldiers, Sailors and Marines in the World War, 1917-18, Volume 1", Compiled under the direction of John G. Richards, Governor. Page 323.
  6. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 6, Sheet 24A, Lines 40-45, Hartsville Dist., Darlington Co., SC
    (Mrs.) R. B. Culpeper, Head, F, 46, Wid, SC/SC/SC
    Ben Culpeper, Son, M, 23, Sng, SC/SC/SC, Farmer
    Bonnie Culpeper, Daughter, F, 21, Sng, SC/SC/SC
    Kate Culpeper, Daughter, F, 14, Sng, SC/SC/SC
    Robbie Culpeper, Son, M, 12, Sng, SC/SC/SC
    Mary Margaret Culpeper, Daughter, F, 10, Sng, SC/SC/SC.
  7. The Morning News Review, Florence, SC, 27 Jan 1926.
  8. South Carolina Division of Vital Records / Office of Public Health Statistics and Information Services, compiler, South Carolina Death Index, 1915-1949, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2004.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8741
    Benjamin F. Culpepper, White, Male, born c 1897, died 26 Jan 1926 at age 29 in Darlington Co., SC, Vol-Cert# 1-618.