Harry Stuart Culpepper Sr.

Male, #9585, (14 Nov 1892 - 11 May 1954)
Father*Sterling Gardner Culpepper (II) (11 Mar 1851 - 21 Nov 1907)
Mother*Clara Belle Simms (2 Feb 1866 - 28 Jan 1955)
DNA* Harry has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Nathan Culpepper of Warren Co., GA, who is a son of Erasmus Culpepper of Nash Co., NC, who is a great-grandson of Robert Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Birth*14 Nov 1892 Harry was born at Boston, Thomas Co., Georgia, on 14 Nov 1892.1,2 
Relocationcirca 1896 He, as a family member, accompanied Sterling Gardner Culpepper (II) in relocating circa 1896 at White Springs, Hamilton Co., Florida
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 John, Charles and Harry was listed as a son (Harrie Culpepper, W, M, Nov 1892, 7, S, GA, AL, GA) in Sterling Gardner Culpepper (II)'s household on the 1900 Census at White Springs, Hamilton Co., Florida.3 
Death of Father21 Nov 1907 His father Sterling Gardner Culpepper (II) died on 21 Nov 1907 at Dallas, Dallas Co., Texas
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 Sterling, Harry and Charles was listed as a son in Clara Belle Culpepper's household on the 1910 Census at White Springs, Hamilton Co., Florida.4 
Photographed*circa 1915 He was photographed circa 1915 at Atlanta, Fulton Co., Georgia.5
Harry Stuart Culpepper, Sr.
Marriage*21 Sep 1915 He married Martha Neil Boykin at Atlanta, Fulton Co., Georgia, on 21 Sep 1915 at age 22.6 
Birth of Son7 May 1917 His son Harry Stuart Culpepper Jr. was born on 7 May 1917 at Atlanta, Fulton Co., Georgia.2,7 
WWI Draft Reg*1917 He registered for the WW-I draft in 1917 at Arcadia, DeSoto Co., Florida, (Except for his draft registration, there is no other known record of Harry Culpepper in DeSoto County. However, the 1920 census shows that his uncle Williiam Henry Culpepper was the manager of a farm in DeSoto County. So presumbaly, Harry was living and/or working with his uncle when he registered for the draft.)8 
Deed*21 May 1918 He was granted a deed on 21 May 1918 at Marion Co., Florida,

Grantor: Mrs. Arnie L. Smith, 166-344.9 
1920 Census*1 Jan 1920 Harry was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Weatherford, Parker Co., Texas.10 
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 Harry was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at McIntosh, Marion Co., Florida.11 
Residence*10 May 1954 Harry and Martha resided at McIntosh, Marion Co., Florida, on 10 May 1954. (While Harry Culpepper died in Andalusia where his son, Stuart, was living, his official residence was in McIntosh with his wife, Martha. It is not known how long before Harry's death that they were living at this particular address, but in the period prior to his death, this residence was an old home that had been divided into several apartments. In November 2003, this beautiful home, in the heart of the McIntosh historic district, was in excellent condition.)12 
Death*11 May 1954 He died at Andalusia, Covington Co., Alabama, on 11 May 1954 at age 61
Death certificate indicates he never served in the military and died of stomach cancer at age 61 in Hillcrest Infirmary.13,14 
Burial*13 May 1954 His body was interred on 13 May 1954 at Memorial Park Cemetery, Andalusia, Covington Co., Alabama

Family

Martha Neil Boykin (20 Feb 1893 - 5 Dec 1964)
Marriage*21 Sep 1915 He married Martha Neil Boykin at Atlanta, Fulton Co., Georgia, on 21 Sep 1915 at age 22.6 
Child
ChartsBenjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
WLC / Warren L. Culpepper Ancestral Chart
WLC / Andrew Hartsfield: Descendant Chart
WLC / Martin Sims: Descendant Chart
Last Edited25 Oct 2011

Citations

  1. 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
  2. Harry Stuart Culpepper and Alma Elaine Payne Ancestors, Culpepper/Payne Family Bible, Steven Edward Culpepper, owner, Sandy Springs, GA, (2005).
  3. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 41, sheet 20; Page 283a, 65 River Street, White Springs, Hamilton Co., FL
    Ancestry.com Image 40 transcribed by Warren Culpepper
    S. G. Culpepper, HH, W, M, Mar 1852, 48, Md 11 yrs, AL, GA, GA, Land agent
    Clarabelle Culpepper, Wife, W, F, Feb 1869, 31, Md 11 yrs, GA, GA, GA
    John Culpepper, Son, W, M, Apr 1883, 17, Sng, GA, AL, GA
    Charles Culpepper, Son, W, M, Oct 1890, 9, Sng, GA, AL, GA
    Harrie Culpepper, Son, W, M, Aug 1892, 7, Sng, GA, AL, GA
    Clarabelle Culpepper, Daughter, W, F, Dec 1894, 5, GA, AL, GA
    Francis L. Culpepper, Daughter, W, F, Aug 1897, 2, GA, AL, GA
    Lucy Willis, cook, B, F, May 1833, 62, M, Ch: 13/9, GA, GA, GA
    Rebecca Cooper, Visitor, W, F, Apr 1874, 26, Mar 3yrs, Ch: 1/1, TN, TN, TN
    Margaret Cooper, Visitor, W, F, Jul 1897, 2, GA, TN, TN.
  4. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 96, Sheet 12A, Lines 31-39, Scrub Town?, White Springs, Hamilton Co., FL
    Clara Culpepper, Head, F, 38, wid, ch 5/5, GA/NC/GA, Hotel Keeper
    Charlie Culpepper, Son, M, 19, S, FL/GA/GA
    Harry Culpepper, Son, M, 17, S, FL/GA/GA
    Clara Culpepper, Daughter, F, 15, S, FL/GA/GA
    Louise Culpepper, Daughter, F, 12, S, FL/GA/GA
    Sterling Culpepper, Son, M, 9, S, FL/GA/GA
    Della Sims, Sister, F, 43, S, GA/NC/GA, Hotel Housekeeper
    + two boarders.
  5. E-mail written 2000 to Warren L. Culpepper from Steven Edward Culpepper (#9796), (deceased 2008).
  6. Fulton Co. GA Court of the Ordinary, Fulton Co. GA Marriage Index, A-K, Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call # US/CAN Film #404,269
    http://gen.culpepper.com/archives/ga/fulton.htm#Marriages
    Harry S. Culpepper and Martha Neil Boykin, W, 21 Sep 1915, Fulton Co., GA, Book V-366
    Arthur H. Gordon, M.G.
  7. 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
  8. 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
    "Harry Stuart Culpepper, Rt #1, Arcadia, FL, born 17 Nov 1892 in Boston, GA. Occupation is farmer. Has a wife and child. Claimed exemption from the draft based upon being a farmer and ______. Height is tall, eyes light brown and hair dark. No disabilities. Date of registration illegible. DeSoto Co., FL."
  9. Clerk of Circuit Court, compiler, Marion Co., FL Grantee Deed Index A-Z 1914-1920FHL Film 0,956,535.
  10. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 63, Sheet 2A, Pg 90, Weatherford, Parker Co., TX
    Rent=Y, Farm=N
    Harry S. Culpepper, Head, M, 27, M, GA GA GA, Civil Engineer-Gen Prac
    Martha B. Culpepper, Wife, F, 26, M, GA GA GA
    Harry S. Culpepper Jr., Son, M, 2 6/12, S, GA GA GA.
  11. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    Precinct 22, McIntosh, Marion Co., FL, ED32, page 8A
    Ancestry.com Image transcribed by Warren Culpepper
    Home=$5,000, Radio=N, Farm=Y
    Harry S. Culpepper, Head, M, W, 37, md @ 21, GA, GA, GA, Truck farmer
    Martha Culpepper, Wife, F, W, 36, md @ 20, GA, GA, GA
    Stuart Culpepper, Son, M, W, 12, GA, GA, GA.
  12. Home was recognized, photographed, and address recorded by grandson, Warren Culpepper, on a trip to McIntosh in November 2003.
  13. 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
    Harry S. Culpepper died 11 May 1954 in Covington Co., Alabama.
  14. Death Certificate.