Estelle Culpepper1

Female, #9737, (3 Apr 1863 - 1970)
Father*Erasmus Culpepper III (1 Mar 1817 - 3 Aug 1880)
Mother*Rebecca Jane Southall (1 Jul 1823 - 5 Mar 1905)
Birth*3 Apr 1863 Estelle was born at Lower Peach Tree, Wilcox Co., Alabama, on 3 Apr 1863. 
Photographed*circa 1870 She was photographed circa 1870 at Lower Peach Tree, Wilcox Co., Alabama.1
Estelle Culpepper
1870 Census1 Jun 1870 Rebecca, John, Roseline, Martha, Caroline, Estelle and Leila listed as a household member living with Erasmus Culpepper III on the 1870 Census at Lower Peach Tree, Wilcox Co., Alabama.2 
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 Roseline, Martha, Caroline, Estelle and Leila was listed as a daughter in Erasmus Culpepper III's household on the 1880 Census at Lower Peach Tree, Wilcox Co., Alabama.3 
Death of Father3 Aug 1880 Her father Erasmus Culpepper III died on 3 Aug 1880 at Lower Peach Tree, Wilcox Co., Alabama.4,5 
Photographedsay 1885 She appeared as a sister in a family photograph say 1885 at Lower Peach Tree, Wilcox Co., Alabama,
Left to right: Leila Isabel Culpepper, Caroline Octavia Culpepper, and Estelle Culpepper.1
Photographedsay 1885 She was photographed say 1885 at Lower Peach Tree, Wilcox Co., Alabama.1
Estelle Culpepper
Marriage*10 Nov 1885 She married Edward D. Peppers at Wilcox Co., Alabama, on 10 Nov 1885 at age 22.6 
Married Name10 Nov 1885  As of 10 Nov 1885, her married name was Peppers. 
Death of Mother5 Mar 1905 Her mother Rebecca Jane Southall died on 5 Mar 1905 at Lower Peach Tree, Wilcox Co., Alabama.7 
Death*1970 She died at Mobile, Mobile Co., Alabama, in 1970. 
Biography* Estelle Culpepper married Edward D. Peppers in a ceremony at the LPT Methodist Church. He was a steamboat captain. They moved to Mobile where he was a successful businessman in shipping. Murray and Peppers Company existed for many years and there was a strong bond of friendship among these two families. Ed and Estelle had three children, George E., Edward Goode, and Rebecca Adelaide who married Harlin Lee Wilson. Estelle was a charter member of the Government Street Methodist Church and the Peppers were very active members. She was a charter member of the Mobile Infirmary, having been one of a group of prominent Mobile women who in 1897 started the movement to build the infirmary. She was a member of the Board of Directors and Vice President of that institution until her death. The Peppers were active in social circles of Mobile and owned a home "across the bay" where they enjoyed summering with their family and friends.1 

Family

Edward D. Peppers (say 1861 - )
Marriage*10 Nov 1885 She married Edward D. Peppers at Wilcox Co., Alabama, on 10 Nov 1885 at age 22.6 
ChartsBenjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited12 Sep 2005

Citations

  1. E-mail written 2000-2004 to Lew Griffin from Jan Selleck, 1405 Bogard Lane, Lewisville, TX 75077, Phone 214-366-6587, e-mail address.
  2. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 24, Lines 13-20, Lower Peach Tree, Wilcox Co., AL
    Erasmus Culpepper (III), 53, M, W, NC
    Rebecca Culpepper, 46, F, W, NC
    John E. Culpepper, 17, M, W, AL
    Roseline Culpepper, 13, F, W, AL
    Martha A. Culpepper, 11, F, W, AL
    Octavia Culpepper, 9, F, W, AL
    Estelle Culpepper, 7, F, W, AL
    Lela Culpepper, 4, F, W, AL.
  3. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 382D, Lower Peach Tree, Wilcox Co., AL
    Erasmus Culpepper, Self, M, M, W, 63, Farmer, NC/NC/NC
    Rebecca Culpepper, Wife, F, M, W, 57, Keeping House, NC/NC/NC
    Ernest Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 30, Farmer, AL/NC/NC
    Alonzo Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 28, Farmer, AL/NC/NC
    Rosaline Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 23, N/A, AL/NC/NC
    Mattie Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 21, N/A, AL/NC/NC
    Octavia Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 19, Attending School, AL/NC/NC
    Estelle Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 17, Attending School, AL/NC/NC
    Leila Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 14, N/A, AL/NC/NC
    Ashbell Powers, Other, M, S, W, 7, Orphan, AL/AL/AL.
  4. "Lower Peach Tree Cemetery", Deep South Genealogical Quarterly, Vol. 34, No. 4, November 1997.
    Lower Peach Tree Cemetery, Lower Peachtree, Wilcox Co., AL
    + Erasmus Culpepper, 1 Mar 1817 - 3 Aug 1880 (Born in Nash Co., NC and died at Lower Peach Tree, Wilcox Co., AL).
  5. William T. & Patricia Martin, compiler, The Gadsden Times, 1867-1885 (4 volumes), Miami, Florida: W.T. Martin, 1996-2003, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.167 B38m v1-v4.
    E. Culpepper, "Died recently near Camden (Wilcox Co.), Alabama". Published 20 Aug 1880, Vol. 3, page 674.
  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.
    Essie Culpepper married Ed Peppers on 10 Nov 1885 in Wilcox Co., Alabama.
  7. "Lower Peach Tree Cemetery", Deep South Genealogical Quarterly, Vol. 34, No. 4, November 1997.
    Lower Peach Tree Cemetery, Lower Peachtree, Wilcox Co., AL
    + Rebecca J. Culpepper, 1 Jul 1823 - 5 Mar 1905 (Wife of Erasmus. Born in Warren Co., NC and died at Lower Peach Tree, Wilcox Co., AL).