Alma Elaine Payne

Female, #9790, (13 May 1918 - 25 Jun 1970)
Father*Dr. Joseph Edward Payne (21 Jul 1895 - 22 Oct 1985)
Mother*Alma Howe (3 Apr 1893 - 2 Sep 1959)
Birth*13 May 1918 Alma was born at DeFuniak Springs, Walton Co., Florida, on 13 May 1918. 
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 Alma was listed as a daughter in Dr. Joseph Edward Payne's household on the 1920 Census at DeFuniak Springs, Walton Co., Florida.1 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Alma was listed as a daughter in an unknown person 's household on the 1930 Census at Marianna, Jackson Co., Florida.2 
Marriage*7 May 1937 She married Harry Stuart Culpepper Jr. at Tuskegee, Macon Co., Alabama, on 7 May 1937 at age 18.3 
Married Name7 May 1937  As of 7 May 1937, her married name was Culpepper. 
Photographed*1943 She was photographed in 1943 at Atlanta, Fulton Co., Georgia.4
Alma Elaine (Payne) Culpepper
Birth of Son26 Dec 1953 Her son Steven Edward Culpepper was born on 26 Dec 1953 at Andalusia, Covington Co., Alabama
Death of Mother2 Sep 1959 Her mother Alma Howe died on 2 Sep 1959 at Montgomery Co., Alabama.5 
Death*25 Jun 1970 She died at Atlanta, Fulton Co., Georgia, on 25 Jun 1970 at age 52
Burial*28 Jun 1970 Her body was interred on 28 Jun 1970 at Arlington Memorial Park, Sandy Springs, Fulton Co., Georgia


Harry Stuart Culpepper Jr. (7 May 1917 - 7 Feb 1979)
Marriage*7 May 1937 She married Harry Stuart Culpepper Jr. at Tuskegee, Macon Co., Alabama, on 7 May 1937 at age 18.3 
ChartsWLC / Warren L. Culpepper Ancestral Chart
WLC / John and Priscilla Alden's Descendant Chart
WLC / John Hogg: Descendant Chart (incl. Houghs and Howes)
WLC / Richard Oates Descendant Chart (incl. Otis and Ottis)
WLC / Samuel Payne: Descendant Chart
WLC / Thomas Thames: Descendant Chart
Last Edited31 Jan 2011


  1. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    Western Precinct, DeFuniak Springs, Walton Co., FL, ED 153, page 118 image transcribed by Warren Culpepper
    J. E. Payne, Owned home, no mortgage, M, W, 25, Md, AL, AL, AL, Proprietor of Jewelery Store
    Alma Payne, Wife, 26, Md, FL, CA, FL
    Alma Elaine Payne, Daughter, 1, S, FL, AL, FL
    Mary Payne, Mother, 59, Wd, AL, AL, AL
    Mattie Stokes, Servant, F, Wh, 12, S, FL, Scotland, England, Nurse Maid.
  2. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    Precinct 27, Marianna City, Jackson Co., FL, ED 52-40, sheet 12B image transcribed by Warren Culpepper
    North Jefferson Street, Home=$8,000, Radio=N, Farm=N
    Joseph E. Payne, Head, M, W, 34, Md @ 21, AL, AL, AL, Jeweler
    Alma Payne, Wife, F, W, 36, Md @23, FL, CA, FL
    Alma E. Payne, Daughter, F, W, 11, FL, AL, FL
    Joseph E. Payne, Son, M, W, 9, FL, AL, FL.
  3. Marriage Certificate.
  4. Warren L. Culpepper (#1942), Former publisher of Culpepper Connections, e-mail address.
  5. Harry Stuart Culpepper and Alma Elaine Payne Ancestors, Culpepper/Payne Family Bible, Steven Edward Culpepper, owner, Sandy Springs, GA, (2005).
  6. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at, 1998.
    Elaine P. Culpepper, d. 25 Jun 1970 at 52 years in Fulton Co., GA; Res. in Fulton Co., GA.