George Lafayette Culpepper1

Male, #9507, (26 Apr 1839 - 13 Apr 1914)
Father*Benjamin Culpepper (c 1795 - bt 1860 - 1870)
Mother*Sarah Daniel (c 1796 - a 1880)
DNA* To help confirm George Lafayette Culpepper's descent from Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, we are seeking a male Culpepper descendant of George's to participate in our free DNA testing project. For more information, go to: http://gen.culpepper.com/dna
Nickname  George Lafayette Culpepper also went by the name of Fate.2 
Birth*26 Apr 1839 George was born at Lower Peach Tree, Wilcox Co., Alabama, on 26 Apr 1839.1,3 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 Sarah, Sarah, George and Amanda listed as a household member living with Benjamin Culpepper in the 1860 Census at Grove Hill, Clarke Co., Alabama.4 
Civil War*between 1863 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1863 and 1865

     Private, Co. B, 38th AL Infantry.5 
Marriage*4 Mar 1867 He married Sarah Colleen Green at Monroe Co., Alabama, on 4 Mar 1867 at age 27.6,7 
Birth of Son1 Jan 1868 His son Sidney Green Culpepper was born on 1 Jan 1868 at Monroe Co., Alabama.8 
Birth of Son12 Dec 1869 His son George Lafayette Culpepper Jr. was born on 12 Dec 1869 at Burnt Corn, Monroe Co., Alabama.8 
Birth of Son14 Oct 1872 His son William Doris Culpepper was born on 14 Oct 1872 at Chance, Clarke Co., Alabama.9 
Birth of Son20 Mar 1878 His son Claude Hundley Culpepper was born on 20 Mar 1878 at Chance, Clarke Co., Alabama.10 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 George was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Cane Creek, Clarke Co., Alabama.11 
Birth of Son21 Nov 1883 His son Benjamin Harrison Culpepper was born on 21 Nov 1883 at Chance, Clarke Co., Alabama
Birth of Son3 Nov 1885 His son Erastus Alonzo Culpepper was born on 3 Nov 1885 at Wilcox Co., Alabama.12 
Birth of Son30 Dec 1890 His son Austin Miller Culpepper was born on 30 Dec 1890 at Clarke Co., Alabama.13,14,1 
1900 Census*1 Jun 1900 George was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Grove Hill, Clarke Co., Alabama.13 
Death of Son25 Sep 1903 His son Benjamin Harrison Culpepper died on 25 Sep 1903 at Rockland, Tyler Co., Texas
1910 Census*15 Apr 1910 George was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Picayune, Pearl River Co., Mississippi.15 
Death of Son13 Sep 1912 His son George Lafayette Culpepper Jr. died on 13 Sep 1912 at Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa Co., Alabama.16,17 
Death*13 Apr 1914 He died at Picayune, Pearl River Co., Mississippi, on 13 Apr 1914 at age 74.5 
Burial*circa 15 Apr 1914 His body was interred circa 15 Apr 1914 at Antioch Cemetery, Picayune, Pearl River Co., Mississippi
Biography* George Lafayette Culpepper, private, served in the Civil War in
Co.B, 38th AL Infantry. His wife filed for pension in Picayune, Pearl River County, MS in 1916, and 1924. 

Family

Sarah Colleen Green (14 Sep 1849 - 14 Aug 1932)
Marriage*4 Mar 1867 He married Sarah Colleen Green at Monroe Co., Alabama, on 4 Mar 1867 at age 27.6,7 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Benjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited13 Nov 2011

Citations

  1. E-mail written 1995-2015 to Culpepper Connections from Linda Jones Cushing (#57676), 525 Summitbluff Dr, Greenville, SC, e-mail address.
  2. E-mail written 6 Nov 2011 to Warren L. Culpepper from Arthur Green, e-mail address.
  3. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 319, Ancestry.com images 27-28, Unknown township, Wilcox Co., AL
    Benjamin Culpepper, 1M0-5, 1M5-10, 2M15-20, 1M30-40, 1F0-5, 1F5-10, 1F30-40, 0 slaves
    Erasmus Culpepper, 1M15-20, 1M40-50, 2F5-10, 1F50-60, 44 slaves.
  4. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 655, Lines 19-23, Grove Hill P.O., Clarke Co., AL
    Benjamin Culpepper, 64, M, Farmer, PE=$500, born in NC
    Sarah Culpepper, 63, F, born in NC
    Sarah M. Culpepper, 20, F, Domestic, born Clarke Co., AL
    George L. Culpepper, 18, M, Farmer, born Clarke Co., AL
    Manda P. Culpepper, 15, F, Domestic, born Clarke Co., AL.
  5. Widows application for Pension.
  6. Family Adventures, compiler, Early Alabama Marriages (36 vols.), Shreveport, Louisiana: J & W Ent., 1991, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.1 V2e.
    G. L. Culpepper (Mr.) married S. C. Green on 4 Apr 1867 in Monroe Co., Alabama.
  7. John S. Green Descendants, John S. Green Family Bible, (Clarke Co., AL, 1861).http://gen.culpepper.com/archives/al/clarke.htm#Bible.
    Marriages:
    John S. Green and Sarah Ann Flewellen, 17 Mar 1839
    George L. Culpepper and Sarah C. Green, 4 Mar 1867.
  8. John S. Green Descendants, John S. Green Family Bible, (Clarke Co., AL, 1861).http://gen.culpepper.com/archives/al/clarke.htm#Bible.
    Births
    Sidney Green Culpepper was born January 1, 1868
    George Layfatte Culpepper was born December 12, 1869.
  9. 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
    William Doris Culpepper, 3812 5th St., Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS, Age 45, Born 14 Oct 1872, White, Locomotive Engineer for NO&NE RR. Nearest relative: Anna Culpepper, Wife, 3812 5th St., Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS, /s/ William Doris Culpepper, Medium height, Medium build, Brown eyes, Dark hair, No disabilities. Registered 12 Sep 1918 in Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS.
  10. 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
    Claude Culpepper, 803 E. Grand Ave., Marshall, Texas, age 40, born 20 Mar 1878, Caucasian, RR Conductor for the T&P Railroad in Marshall, Texas, Nearest relative: Mattie Culpepper, Marshall, Texas, Tall height, Stout build, Blue eyes, Brown hair, No disabilities. Registered 11 Sep 1918 at Marshall, Harrison Co., Texas.
  11. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 35, Page 431B, Lines 25-32, Cane Creek, Clarke Co., AL
    G. L. Culpepper, Self, M, Md, Wh, 35, Farmer, AL/NC/NC
    Sarah C. Culpepper, Wife, F, Md, Wh, 28, Housekeeping, AL/MS/AL
    Sidney G. Culpepper, Son, M, sng, Wh, 12, Laborer, AL/AL/AL
    George L. Culpepper, Son, M, sng, Wh, 10, Laborer, AL/AL/AL
    William D. Culpepper, Son, M, sng, Wh, 8, AL/AL/AL
    Lula F. Culpepper, Dau, F, sng, Wh, 5, AL/AL/AL
    Handley D. Culpepper, Son, M, sng, Wh, 3, AL/AL/AL
    Ada Bill Culpepper, Dau, F, sng, Wh, 1, AL/AL/AL.
  12. 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
    Erastus Alonzo Culpepper, Picayune, Pearl River Co., MS, Age 33, Born 3 Nov 1885, White, Engineer for NO&NE RR at Picayune, Pearl River Co., MS. Nearest relative: Mrs. Ethel Culpepper, Picayune, Pearl River Co., MS, /s/ Erastus Alonzo Culpepper, Tall height, Medium build, Brown eyes, Black hair, No disabilities. Registered 12 Sep 1918 in Pearl River Co., MS.
  13. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 33 Pages 14A-B, Lines 49-58, Grove Hill, Clarke Co., AL
    George L. Culpepper, Head, Wh, M, Apr 1842, 58, md 33 yrs, AL/NC/NC, Farmer
    Sarah C. Culpepper, Wife, Wh, F, Sep 1849, 50, ch 13/12, AL/MA/AL
    Lula F. Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, May 1875, 25, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Ella Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, Dec 1880, 19, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Benjamin Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Nov 1883, 16, sng, AL/AL/AL, Farm laborer
    Erasmus Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Nov 1885, 14, sng, AL/AL/AL, Farm laborer
    Anna Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, Dec 1887, 12, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Lena Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, Feb 1889, 11, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Austin Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Dec 1890, 9, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Katie Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, Sep 1894, 5, sng, AL/AL/AL.
  14. 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
    Austin M. Culpepper, Age 23, 1418 23rd Avenue, Gulfport, Harrison Co., MS. Born 30 Dec 1894 in Winn, Clarke Co., AL. Occupation: Stenographer for G&SI RR Co. at Gulfport, Harrison Co., MS. Dependents: None. Single. White. Prior military service: None. Claims No exemption from draft. /s/ A. M. Culpepper. Tall height, Medium build, Gray eyes, Light hair, Not bald, No disabilities. 5 Jun 1917, Gulfport, Harrison Co., MS.
  15. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 111, Sheet 5B, Family 111, Picayune, Pearl River County, MS
    George L. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 68, Md1-43 yrs, AL/NC/NC, Farmer-General Farm
    Sarah C. Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 60, Md1-43 yrs, ch, 13/11, AL/MA/AL
    Austin Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 18, S, AL/AL/AL, Call boy-Railroad yard
    Katie M. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 15, S, AL/AL/AL.
  16. Theo Williford, Sr., Index of Deaths in the Florence Times, 4 Jul 1890 - 31 Dec 1930, USGenWeb Archives, Lauderdale Co., Alabama
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~allauder/obits-indexdeaths1890c.htm
    George Culpepper died 13 Sep 1912 in Tuscaloosa, AL (Obituary published 20 Sep 1912).
  17. State of Alabama Center for Health Statistics / Record Services Division, compiler, Alabama Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2011.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2453
    George Culpepper died 13 Sep 1912 in Tuscaloosa Co., Alabama.