Joseph Elisha Culpepper1,2

Male, #9855, (9 Apr 1872 - 13 Feb 1946)
Father*William Henry Culpepper (28 Jul 1841 - 30 Jun 1925)
Mother*Ellen Nora Biggs (11 Aug 1847 - 5 Oct 1926)
DNA* Joseph has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Elisha Culpepper of Talbot Co., GA, who is a 2-great-grandson of Benjamin Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC and 4-great-grandson of Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Birth*9 Apr 1872 He was born on 9 Apr 1872 at Georgia.3,2 
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 William, Joseph and Walter was listed as a son in William Henry Culpepper's household on the 1880 Census at Talbot Co., Georgia.4 
Photographedsay 1885 He appeared as a son in a family photograph say 1885 at Talbot Co., Georgia.
William Henry Culpepper family
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Joseph was listed as a lodger on the 1900 Census at Valdosta, Lowndes Co., Georgia.3 
Marriage*circa 1902 He married Emily Evans Jeter circa 1902.5 
Birth of Soncirca 1904 His son Joseph Evans Culpepper was born circa 1904 at Georgia.1,6 
Obituary21 Jan 1904 He was/were referenced in the obituary of Simon Peter Bickley.7 
Birth of Son18 Sep 1909 His son William Jeter Culpepper was born on 18 Sep 1909 at Valdosta, Lowndes Co., Georgia.1,8,9 
1910 Census*15 Apr 1910 Joseph was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Inverness, Citrus Co., Florida.5 
Birth of Son9 Apr 1917 His son Robert Augustus Culpepper was born on 9 Apr 1917.9 
Death of Son30 Jul 1917 His son Robert Augustus Culpepper died on 30 Jul 1917.9 
Death of Father30 Jun 1925 His father William Henry Culpepper died on 30 Jun 1925 at Talbot Co., Georgia
Death of Mother5 Oct 1926 His mother Ellen Nora Biggs died on 5 Oct 1926 at Talbot Co., Georgia.10 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Joseph was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Valdosta, Lowndes Co., Georgia.1 
Death of Spouse21 Dec 1939 His wife Emily Evans Jeter died on 21 Dec 1939.2 
Death*13 Feb 1946 He died at Lowndes Co., Georgia, on 13 Feb 1946 at age 73.11 
Burial*circa 15 Feb 1946 His body was interred circa 15 Feb 1946 at Sunset Hill Cemetery, Valdosta, Lowndes Co., Georgia.2 

Family

Emily Evans Jeter (21 Mar 1882 - 21 Dec 1939)
Marriage*circa 1902 He married Emily Evans Jeter circa 1902.5 
Children
ChartsBenjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited15 Jul 2008

Citations

  1. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 4, page 12B, Oak Street, Valdosta, Lowndes Co., GA
    Home=$20,000, Radio=N, Farm=N
    Joseph E. Culpepper, Head, 50, md @ 30, GA, GA, GA, Accountant at Cotton Mill
    Evan G. Culpepper, Wife, 45, md @ 25, GA, GA, GA
    Joseph E. Culpepper, Jr., Son, 25, GA, GA, GA, Bookkeeper at Bank
    William J. Culpepper, Son, 20, GA, GA, GA, Bookkeeper at Fertilizer Company.
  2. Charles W. Adams, compiler, Survey of Lowndes Co., GA Cemeteries, 1825-1987, Valdosta, GA: Colson Print., 1988, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Book: 975.8864 V3a.
    Sunset Hill Cemetery, Valdosta, Lowndes Co., GA
    + Joseph Elisha Culpepper, 9 Apr 1872 – 13 Feb 1946
    + Emily Evans Jeter Culpepper, 21 Mar 1882 – 21 Dec 1939.
  3. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 20, Page 17B, Valdosta District, Lowndes Co., GA
    Boarder in HH of Mary A. and L. A. Converse (who are sisters of each other)
    J. E. Culpepper, Boarder, Apr 1872, 28, S, GA/GA/GA, Salesman.
  4. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 230A, ED 120, District 894, Talbot Co., GA
    William Culpepper, Self, M, M, 39, Farmer, GA/GA/GA
    Ellen Culpepper, Wife, F, M, 33, Keeping House, GA/GA/GA
    Willie Culpepper, Son, M, S, 10, At School, GA/GA/GA
    Joseph Culpepper, Son, M, S, 8, GA/GA/GA
    Walter Culpepper, Son, M, S, 5, GA/GA/GA
    Lovie Culpepper, Dau, F, S, 3, GA/GA/GA
    Retta Daniel, Other, F, Wid, Black, 50, Servant, GA/GA/GA
    Charles Younge, Other, M, S, B, 25, Servant, GA/GA/GA.
  5. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 3, Page 231, Lines 39-43, Inverness, Citrus Co., FL
    Joe E. Culpepper, Head, M, 38, md1-7 yrs, GA/GA/GA, Bookkeeper/Saw Mill
    Evans Culpepper, Wife, F, 28, md1-7 yrs, ch 3/3, GA/GA/GA
    Joe E. Culpepper Jr., Son, M, 5, Sng, GA/GA/GA
    Daisy May Culpepper, Daughter, F, 3, Sng, GA/GA/GA
    Will G. Culpepper, Son, M, 8/12, Sng, GA/GA/GA.
  6. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5426a.htm
    Joseph E. Culpepper, d. 13 Aug 1966 at 62 years in Bibb Co., GA; Res. in Bibb Co., GA.
  7. Talbotton New Era, 21 Apr 1904, Obituary of Simon P. Bickly (page 6), and "Memoriam" by Joseph E. Culpepper of Valdosta (page 7).
  8. 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
  9. E-mail written 2008-2009 to Warren Culpepper from Dr. Joseph Aurel Culpepper (#58181), Bloomington, IL, e-mail address.
  10. USGenWeb Archives.
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/copyright.htm
    http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/talbot/cemeteries/culpepper.txt
    Elisha Culpepper Family Cemetery, Talbot Co., GA
    + William H. Culpepper, (No Dates), Co C 3 GA C.S.A.
    + Ellen N. Biggs Culpepper, 11 Apr 1847 - 5 Oct 1926.
  11. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5426a.htm
    J. E. Culpepper Sr., 13 Feb 1946 at 74 years in Lowndes Co., GA; Res. in Lowndes Co., GA.