Rufus Leonard Culpepper1

Male, #9691, (12 Oct 1909 - )
Father*William Robert Culpepper (26 Dec 1871 - 17 Oct 1931)
Mother*Nora Jane Lashley (17 Jul 1870 - 19 Aug 1925)
Birth*12 Oct 1909 Rufus was born at Benton Co., Tennessee, on 12 Oct 1909. 
Marriage*12 May 1928 He married Lola Wynn on 12 May 1928 at age 18. 
Birth of Son8 Sep 1930 His son Billy Ray Culpepper was born on 8 Sep 1930 at Tennessee.2 
Residence*Jul 2000 Rufus resided at Big Sandy, Benton Co., Tennessee, in Jul 2000. 

Family

Lola Wynn (say 1911 - )
Children
ChartsBenjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited16 Jun 2001

Citations

  1. Elizabeth Ann 'Libby' Jenkins Stalter (Mrs. Royce Lynn Stalter) report, Elizabeth Ann 'Libby' Jenkins Stalter (Mrs. Royce Lynn Stalter) to Lew Griffin, 1999.
  2. 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

Lola Wynn

Female, #9692, (say 1911 - )
Birth*say 1911 Lola was born say 1911. 
Marriage*12 May 1928 She married Rufus Leonard Culpepper on 12 May 1928. 
Married Name12 May 1928  As of 12 May 1928, her married name was Culpepper. 
Birth of Son8 Sep 1930 Her son Billy Ray Culpepper was born on 8 Sep 1930 at Tennessee.1 
Residence*Jul 2000 Lola resided at Big Sandy, Benton Co., Tennessee, in Jul 2000. 

Family

Rufus Leonard Culpepper (12 Oct 1909 - )
Children
Last Edited16 Jun 2001

Citations

  1. 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

Jake Culpepper

Male, #9693, (28 Apr 1911 - 16 Jun 1911)
Father*William Robert Culpepper (26 Dec 1871 - 17 Oct 1931)
Mother*Nora Jane Lashley (17 Jul 1870 - 19 Aug 1925)
Birth*28 Apr 1911 Jake was born at Benton Co., Tennessee, on 28 Apr 1911. 
Death*16 Jun 1911 He died at Benton Co., Tennessee, on 16 Jun 1911. 
ChartsBenjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited9 May 1999

Joel Chester Culpepper

Male, #9694, (3 Mar 1913 - 6 Aug 1976)
Father*William Robert Culpepper (26 Dec 1871 - 17 Oct 1931)
Mother*Nora Jane Lashley (17 Jul 1870 - 19 Aug 1925)
Birth*3 Mar 1913 Joel was born at Benton Co., Tennessee, on 3 Mar 1913. 
Death of Mother19 Aug 1925 His mother Nora Jane Lashley died on 19 Aug 1925 at Big Sandy, Benton Co., Tennessee
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 Joel was listed as a boarder in Thomas G. Pitts' household on the 1930 Census at Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio.1 
Death of Father17 Oct 1931 His father William Robert Culpepper died on 17 Oct 1931 at Big Sandy, Benton Co., Tennessee
Marriage*10 Apr 1937 He married Marian Thelma Andrews at Henry Co., Tennessee, on 10 Apr 1937 at age 24. 
Death*6 Aug 1976 He died at Big Sandy, Benton Co., Tennessee, on 6 Aug 1976 at age 63. 

Family

Marian Thelma Andrews (say 1915 - )
ChartsBenjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited1 May 2012

Citations

  1. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 18-309, Sheet #8-A, Page 129, 3036 E. 78th, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., OH
    Household of Thomas G. Pitts
    Chester Culpepper, Boarder, M, Wh, 17, S, TN/TN/TN, Factory Worker, Brush Co., Vet=N.

Marian Thelma Andrews

Female, #9695, (say 1915 - )
Birth*say 1915 Marian was born say 1915. 
Marriage*10 Apr 1937 She married Joel Chester Culpepper at Henry Co., Tennessee, on 10 Apr 1937. 
Married Name10 Apr 1937  As of 10 Apr 1937, her married name was Culpepper. 

Family

Joel Chester Culpepper (3 Mar 1913 - 6 Aug 1976)
Last Edited4 Oct 2000

Nora Constance Culpepper

Female, #9696, (7 Jul 1916 - 5 Jul 1917)
Father*William Robert Culpepper (26 Dec 1871 - 17 Oct 1931)
Mother*Nora Jane Lashley (17 Jul 1870 - 19 Aug 1925)
Birth*7 Jul 1916 Nora was born at Benton Co., Tennessee, on 7 Jul 1916. 
Death*5 Jul 1917 She died at Big Sandy, Benton Co., Tennessee, on 5 Jul 1917. 
ChartsBenjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited9 May 1999

Mary S. Culpepper

Female, #9697, (circa 1860 - )
Father*Thomas Baalam Culpepper (10 Aug 1830 - 4 May 1911)
Mother*Sarah Ann Dortch (Jul 1841 - 11 Jan 1900)
Birth*circa 1860 Mary was born at Henry Co., Tennessee, circa 1860. 
Marriage*4 Sep 1877 She married John C. Merrell on 4 Sep 1877. 
Married Name4 Sep 1877  As of 4 Sep 1877, her married name was Merrell. 

Family

John C. Merrell (say 1858 - )
ChartsBenjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited9 May 1999

John C. Merrell

Male, #9698, (say 1858 - )
Birth*say 1858 John was born say 1858. 
Marriage*4 Sep 1877 He married Mary S. Culpepper on 4 Sep 1877. 

Family

Mary S. Culpepper (circa 1860 - )
Last Edited5 Aug 2000

Mary A. Culpepper

Female, #9699, (circa 1863 - )
Father*Thomas Baalam Culpepper (10 Aug 1830 - 4 May 1911)
Mother*Sarah Ann Dortch (Jul 1841 - 11 Jan 1900)
Birth*circa 1863 Mary was born at Henry Co., Tennessee, circa 1863. 
Marriage*3 Sep 1877 She married Richard H. Merrell on 3 Sep 1877. 
Married Name3 Sep 1877  As of 3 Sep 1877, her married name was Merrell. 

Family

Richard H. Merrell (say 1856 - )
ChartsBenjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited25 Aug 1999

Richard H. Merrell

Male, #9700, (say 1856 - )
Birth*say 1856 Richard was born say 1856. 
Marriage*3 Sep 1877 He married Mary A. Culpepper on 3 Sep 1877. 

Family

Mary A. Culpepper (circa 1863 - )
Last Edited5 Sep 2000

Susan Culpepper

Female, #9701, (circa 1866 - )
Father*Thomas Baalam Culpepper (10 Aug 1830 - 4 May 1911)
Mother*Sarah Ann Dortch (Jul 1841 - 11 Jan 1900)
Birth*circa 1866 Susan was born at Henry Co., Tennessee, circa 1866. 
ChartsBenjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited9 May 1999

Elias Martin Christopher

Male, #9702, (say 1881 - after 1911)
Birth*say 1881 Elias was born say 1881. 
Marriage*28 Dec 1911 He married Jennie Culpepper at Henry Co., Tennessee, on 28 Dec 1911. 
Death*after 1911 He died after 1911. 

Family

Jennie Culpepper (Jun 1881 - after 1911)
Last Edited8 Jul 2002

Elias Evans

Male, #9705, (15 Jun 1838 - 1916)
Father*Ira Evans (1812 - )
Mother*Mary (?) (s 1814 - )
Birth*15 Jun 1838 Elias was born at North Carolina on 15 Jun 1838. 
Marriage*30 Jul 1863 He married Celia Elvira Culpepper at Benton Co., Tennessee, on 30 Jul 1863 at age 25. 
Death*1916 He died in 1916. 

Family

Celia Elvira Culpepper (circa 1848 - 1927)
Child
Last Edited15 May 2006

Citations

  1. E-mail written Apr 2006 to Warren Culpepper from Phyllis Culpepper Dilbeck (#49793), e-mail address.

John W. Culpepper

Male, #9706, (circa 1860 - )
Father*William Baalam Culpepper (c 1822 - Feb 1871)
Mother*Caroline Pitt (c 1825 - a 1880)
Birth*circa 1860 John was born at Henry Co., Tennessee, circa 1860. 
1880 Census* John was listed as a son in Caroline Pitt's household on the 1880 Census at Benton Co., Tennessee.1 
ChartsBenjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited8 Jul 2001

Citations

  1. FHL Film 1255244, National Archives Film T9-1244, District 9, Page 499B.

Elmer F. Culpepper1

Male, #9707, (4 Oct 1890 - Feb 1973)
Father*Lewis Culpepper2 (c 1866 - 1895)
Mother*Margaret Matilda Martin2 (14 Jun 1870 - 30 Oct 1901)
Birth*4 Oct 1890 Elmer was born at Henry Co., Tennessee, on 4 Oct 1890.3 
Death of Father1895 His father Lewis Culpepper died in 1895 at Henry Co., Tennessee
Death of Mother30 Oct 1901 His mother Margaret Matilda Martin died on 30 Oct 1901 at Henry Co., Tennessee
1920 Census* Elmer was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Henry Co., Tennessee.4 
Marriage*say 1923 He married Effie Taylor at Henry Co., Tennessee, say 1923. 
Birth of Son31 May 1927 His son James Taylor Culpepper was born on 31 May 1927 at Houston Co., Tennessee
Death*Feb 1973 He died at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, in Feb 1973 at age 82.3 
Obituary*3 Apr 1973 Funeral services for Elmer F. Culpepper, 82, were conducted Thursday, March 1, 1973 at the Evangelist Baptist Church in Detroit, Michigan, of which he was a member. Rev. Willard Nance, pastor, officiated.
     Mr. Culpepper, a native of Houston County, was retired from Norwalk Truck Lines in Detroit. He was the son of the late Lewis and Maggie (Martin) Culpepper.
     Survivors include his wife, Effie Taylor Culpepper, Detroit; two sons, Herman of Detroit and J.T. of Granite City, IL; five daughters, Mrs. Beathe Parker, Mrs. Louise Hamilton, Mrs. Betty Geralds, Mrs. Jane Hoover, all of Detroit, and Mrs. Alice Riley, St. Louis, MO; 30 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren.
     Grandsons served as pallbearers.2 

Family

Effie Taylor (26 Jan 1902 - 29 Oct 1996)
Marriage*say 1923 He married Effie Taylor at Henry Co., Tennessee, say 1923. 
Children
ChartsBenjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited24 Aug 2009

Citations

  1. Elizabeth Ann 'Libby' Jenkins Stalter (Mrs. Royce Lynn Stalter) report, Elizabeth Ann 'Libby' Jenkins Stalter (Mrs. Royce Lynn Stalter) to Lew Griffin, 1999.
  2. Stewart-Houston Times, Dover, Tennessee.
    http://www.theleafchronicle.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section?Category=STEWART&template=cover
    Obituary of Elmer F. Culpepper (#9707), published 3 Apr 1973.
  3. 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
  4. ED 127, sheet 5, line 59.

William Robert Culpepper

Male, #9708, (Nov 1893 - 26 Sep 1920)
Father*Lewis Culpepper (c 1866 - 1895)
Mother*Margaret Matilda Martin (14 Jun 1870 - 30 Oct 1901)
Birth*Nov 1893 William was born at Henry Co., Tennessee, in Nov 1893. 
Death of Father1895 His father Lewis Culpepper died in 1895 at Henry Co., Tennessee
Death of Mother30 Oct 1901 His mother Margaret Matilda Martin died on 30 Oct 1901 at Henry Co., Tennessee
1910 Census1910 John and William was listed as a grandson in Thomas Baalam Culpepper's household on the 1910 Census at Henry Co., Tennessee
Death*26 Sep 1920 He died at Calloway Co., Kentucky, on 26 Sep 1920 at age 26.1 
Burial*circa 28 Sep 1920 His body was interred circa 28 Sep 1920 at Big Sandy, Benton Co., Tennessee
ChartsBenjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited2 Apr 2004

Citations

  1. Commonwealth of Kentucky / Health Data Branch, compiler, Kentucky Death Index, 1911-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3077
    Will R. Culpepper, 26 Aug 1920 at age 26, Calloway Co., KY, 20, 19737.

John Wesley Culpepper

Male, #9709, (11 Jul 1894 - Jan 1956)
Father*Lewis Culpepper (c 1866 - 1895)
Mother*Margaret Matilda Martin (14 Jun 1870 - 30 Oct 1901)
Name Variation He was also known as Daniel W. Culpepper. 
Birth*11 Jul 1894 John was born at Big Sandy, Benton Co., Tennessee, on 11 Jul 1894. 
Death of Father1895 His father Lewis Culpepper died in 1895 at Henry Co., Tennessee
Death of Mother30 Oct 1901 His mother Margaret Matilda Martin died on 30 Oct 1901 at Henry Co., Tennessee
1910 Census*1910 John and William was listed as a grandson in Thomas Baalam Culpepper's household on the 1910 Census at Henry Co., Tennessee
Marriage*circa 1918 He married Tillah Ford circa 1918. 
Birth of Son24 Oct 1919 His son Dalton Culpepper was born on 24 Oct 1919 at Calvert City, Marshall Co., Kentucky.1 
1920 Census*1 Jan 1920 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Marshall Co., Kentucky.2 
Birth of Son3 Nov 1926 His son Gobel Wesley Culpepper was born on 3 Nov 1926 at Calvert City, Marshall Co., Kentucky.3,1,4 
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan.3 
Birth of Son19 Mar 1933 His son William Robert Culpepper was born on 19 Mar 1933 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan.5 
Death*Jan 1956 He died in Jan 1956 at age 61. 
Biography* John Wesley Culpepper was listed as Daniel W. in the 1900 census, In the 1910 census, he shows up as just "Wesley" and was aged 16, living with his grandfather, Thomas Baalam Culpepper, since both his parents were deceased. His father died before 1900, and his mother, before 1910. He married Tillah Ford after 1910 and settled with her family in Calvert City, Marshall Co., KY. In 1920, "J. W." and "Tilla" were in the 1920 census in Marshall County, KY, with newly born son Dalton, aged two months. In the mid 1920's, they moved to Detroit, MI. 

Family

Tillah Ford (4 Nov 1896 - )
Marriage*circa 1918 He married Tillah Ford circa 1918. 
Children
ChartsBenjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited21 Aug 2010

Citations

  1. 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
  2. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 165, Sheet 4A, Family 82, District 3, Marshall Co., KY
    J. W. Culpepper, Head, M, 24, Md, TN/TN/TN, Farmer
    Lilla Culpepper, Wife, F, 22, Md, KY/KY/KY
    Dutton Culpepper, Son, M, 2/12, KY/TN/KY.
  3. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    7328 Field Street, Detroit, Wayne Co., MI
    Rent=$30, Radio=Y, Farm=N (Surname in census spelled Culpeber)
    John Culpepper, Head, 34, md @ 21, TN/TN/TN, Laborer at auto plant (ID: 9709)
    Tillie Culpepper, Wife, 32, md @ 19, KY/KY/KY
    Dalton Culpepper, Son, 10, KY/TN/KY
    Onada Culpepper, Daughter, 5, KY/TN/KY
    Goble Culpepper, Son, 3 8/12, KY/TN/KY
    Eliose Culpepper, Daughter, 1 6/12, MI/TN/KY
    Felix Garland, Boarder, 43, M, md @ 19, KY/KY/TN, Mechanic.
  4. Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, compiler, Kentucky Birth Collection, 1852-1999, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8788
    Gobel W. Culpepper was born 3 Nov 1926 in Marshall Co., KY, son of Tillah Ford.
  5. Merlin Data Publishing Corporation, compiler, US Public Records Index, Vol 2, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2010.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1732
  6. E-mail written 7 Aug 2010 to Warren Culpepper from Beverly June Culpepper (#61228), e-mail address.
  7. E-mail written 17 Feb 2010 to Warren Culpepper from Nancy Stevenson (#61216), e-mail address.

Lou Ella Culpepper

Male, #9710, (Jun 1895 - )
Father*Lewis Culpepper (c 1866 - 1895)
Mother*Margaret Matilda Martin (14 Jun 1870 - 30 Oct 1901)
Name Variation He was also known as Linnie E. Culpepper. 
Birth*Jun 1895 Lou was born at Henry Co., Tennessee, in Jun 1895. 
Biography* Moved to North Carolina as an adult. 
ChartsBenjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited30 Aug 1999

Jacob Wright1

Male, #9711, (12 Jul 1840 - 10 Sep 1910)
Birth*12 Jul 1840 Jacob was born at North Carolina on 12 Jul 1840.2 
Marriage*9 Aug 1860 He married Sarah Malinda Culpepper at Clarke Co., Alabama, on 9 Aug 1860 at age 20.3,4,5 
Marriage23 Aug 1865 He married Missouri Alabama Smith at Clarke Co., Alabama, on 23 Aug 1865 at age 25. 
Death*10 Sep 1910 He died at Chance, Clarke Co., Alabama, on 10 Sep 1910 at age 70.2 
Burial* His body was interred at Wright Cemetery, Chance, Clarke Co., Alabama
Biography* Jacob Wright enlisted as a Private in Company "K", 23rd Regiment, Alabama Volunteers, August 1861, at Lower Peachtree, Alabama. Jacob, along with the rest of the 23rd Regiment, was captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Wounded, shot in the left elbow during battle of Missionary Ridge, Tennessee, November 23, 1863. Spent June through August 1864 at Marshall Hospital, Columbus, Ga.
Jacob Wright was denied a pension due to the fact he owned too much land -- listed in one application as being 1200 acres, mostly woodlands. g.  

Family

Sarah Malinda Culpepper (circa 1840 - before 1865)
Last Edited4 Jul 2000

Citations

  1. Dave J. Barnes, compiler, Dave J. Barnes web site,, July 2000.
  2. E-mail written 12/28/1998 from Dave Barnes.
  3. 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.
    Sarah M. Culpepper married Jacob Wright on 9 Aug 1860 in Clarke Co., Alabama.
  4. Jordan R. Dodd, compiler, Alabama Marriages, 1809-1920, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1999.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4192
    Sarah M. Culpepper married Jacob Wright on 6 Aug 1860 in Clarke Co., Alabama.
  5. Inc., Provo, UT MyFamily.com, compiler, Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7838&enc=1&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0
    Sarah Culpepper married Jacob Wright on 6 Aug 1860 in Clarke Co., Alabama.

Harty Culpepper1

Female, #9712, (circa 1805 - )
Father*Erasmus Culpepper Jr. of Wilcox Co., AL (c 1780 - 1855)
Mother*Ann Arrington (1785 - 23 Sep 1859)
Birth*circa 1805 Harty was born at Nash Co., North Carolina, circa 1805. 
1810 Census6 Aug 1810 Elizabeth, Chloe, Cynthia and Harty was probably a free white female under 10 years of age, in Erasmus Culpepper Jr. of Wilcox Co., AL's household on the 1810 Census at Nash Co., North Carolina.2 
1820 Census7 Aug 1820 Harty was probably a free white female, age 16 and under 26, in Erasmus Culpepper Jr. of Wilcox Co., AL's household, on the 1820 Census at Nash Co., North Carolina.3 
Marriage*circa 1824 She married John Dortch circa 1824. 
Married Namecirca 1824  As of circa 1824, her married name was Dortch. 
Death* She died at Wilcox Co., Alabama
Birth of Soncirca 1825 Her son Sampson Dortch was born circa 1825 at Nash Co., North Carolina
Birth of Soncirca 1827 Her son William Dortch was born circa 1827 at Alabama
Birth of Soncirca 1829 Her son David Dortch was born circa 1829 at Alabama
Birth of Soncirca 1830 Her son Erasmus Dortch was born circa 1830 at Alabama
Probate1 Jul 1856 During probate, Harty Culpepper was identified as an heir of Erasmus Culpepper Jr. of Wilcox Co., AL on 1 Jul 1856. 

Family

John Dortch (circa 1790 - before Sep 1866)
Marriage*circa 1824 She married John Dortch circa 1824. 
Children
ChartsBenjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited4 Oct 2000

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. 1810 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 77 (636), Ancestry.com Image 9, Unknown Township, Nash Co., NC
    Alsey Culpepper, 2 M10-16, 2 F0-10, 1 F26-45, 5 slaves
    Erasmus Culpepper, 1 M26-45, 4 F0-10, 1 F26-45, 7 slaves.
  3. 1820 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 266 (419), Genealogy.com Image 8, Unknown Township, Nash Co., NC
    Alexander Culpepper, 2 M16-26, 2 slaves
    Benjamin Culpepper, 1 M0-10, 1 M16-26, 1 F16-26, 1 slave
    Bershaba Culpepper, 1 M0-10, 1 M10-16, 1 F0-10, 1 F16-26, 1 F45+, 0 slaves
    Erasmus Culpepper, 1 M0-10, 1 M26-45, 4 F0-10, 2 F10-16, 1 F16-26, 1 F26-45, 12 slaves
    Lemuel Culpepper, 1 M16-26, 1 F0-10, 1 F16-26, 1 slave.
  4. Correspondence from Marilyn (Mrs. David) Arnette, 2111 S. Cenutry Blvd., McDavid, FL 32568, to Warren Culpepper, Jan 2005.
    From photocopy of 21 Sep 1866 hearing in Wilcox Co., Alabama for sale of land from John Dortch's estate.

John Dortch1

Male, #9713, (circa 1790 - before Sep 1866)
Birth*circa 1790 John was born at North Carolina circa 1790. 
Marriage*circa 1816 He married Elizabeth Culpepper at Nash Co., North Carolina, circa 1816. 
Marriage*circa 1824 He married Harty Culpepper circa 1824. 
Birth of Soncirca 1825 His son Sampson Dortch was born circa 1825 at Nash Co., North Carolina
Birth of Soncirca 1827 His son William Dortch was born circa 1827 at Alabama
Birth of Soncirca 1829 His son David Dortch was born circa 1829 at Alabama
Birth of Soncirca 1830 His son Erasmus Dortch was born circa 1830 at Alabama
Census1850 He was listed as a resident in the census report at Wilcox Co., Alabama, in 1850. 
Census*1860 He was listed as a resident in the census report at Wilcox Co., Alabama, in 1860. 
Death*before Sep 1866 He died at Wilcox Co., Alabama, before Sep 1866. 
Probate*21 Sep 1866 Probate action was taken on John's estate, with Sampson Dortch, Erasmus Dortch, Elizabeth Dortch, William Dortch, David Dortch and Martha J. Dortch as heir(s) on 21 Sep 1866 at Wilcox Co., Alabama,

Heirs were specified as his four living children: William Dortch (who was also administrator along with R. H. Northrup); David Dortch; Martha J. Aldridge, wife of A. J. Aldridge; and Elizabeth Philen, widow of C. R. Philen; and grandchildren: John E. Dortch, James L. Dortch, Laura Dortch and Sarah L. Dortch, all minor children under age 14, of Erasmus Dortch, deceased, and living with their mother Lucy E. Dortch; and Mary J. Dortch, a minor child under age 14, of Sampson Dortch, deceased, and living with her mother Sarah Dortch.2 
Biography* Marilyn Arnette reports that John Dortch and Erasmus Culpepper, Jr. were third cousins. John was the son of Ann Whitehead Dortch, the daughter of Lazarus Whitehead, the son of William Whitehead, the son of Arthur Whitehead, who was also the 2-great-grandfather of Erasmus Culpepper, Jr.3 

Family 1

Elizabeth Culpepper (circa 1800 - 1819)
Marriage*circa 1816 He married Elizabeth Culpepper at Nash Co., North Carolina, circa 1816. 

Family 2

Harty Culpepper (circa 1805 - )
Marriage*circa 1824 He married Harty Culpepper circa 1824. 
Children
Last Edited7 Mar 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. Correspondence from Marilyn (Mrs. David) Arnette, 2111 S. Cenutry Blvd., McDavid, FL 32568, to Warren Culpepper, Jan 2005.
    Provided photocopy of hearing for sale of land on John Dortch's estate.
  3. Correspondence from Marilyn (Mrs. David) Arnette, 2111 S. Cenutry Blvd., McDavid, FL 32568, to Warren Culpepper, Jan 2005.
  4. Correspondence from Marilyn (Mrs. David) Arnette, 2111 S. Cenutry Blvd., McDavid, FL 32568, to Warren Culpepper, Jan 2005.
    From photocopy of 21 Sep 1866 hearing in Wilcox Co., Alabama for sale of land from John Dortch's estate.

Chloe Culpepper1

Female, #9714, (circa 1807 - after 1870)
Father*Erasmus Culpepper Jr. of Wilcox Co., AL (c 1780 - 1855)
Mother*Ann Arrington (1785 - 23 Sep 1859)
Birth*circa 1807 Chloe was born at Nash Co., North Carolina, circa 1807. 
1810 Census6 Aug 1810 Elizabeth, Chloe, Cynthia and Harty was probably a free white female under 10 years of age, in Erasmus Culpepper Jr. of Wilcox Co., AL's household on the 1810 Census at Nash Co., North Carolina.2 
1820 Census7 Aug 1820 Elizabeth, Chloe and Cynthia was probably a free white female, age 10 and under 16, in Erasmus Culpepper Jr. of Wilcox Co., AL's household, on the 1820 Census at Nash Co., North Carolina.3 
Married Namesay 1824  As of say 1824, her married name was Brantley. 
Marriage*say 1824 She married Ethelbert Brantley say 1824. 
Probate1 Jul 1856 During probate, Chloe Culpepper was identified as an heir of Erasmus Culpepper Jr. of Wilcox Co., AL on 1 Jul 1856. 
Residence*1856 Chloe resided at Baldwin Co., Alabama, in 1856. 
Married Name15 Feb 1865  As of 15 Feb 1865, her married name was Daniel. 
Marriage*15 Feb 1865 She married Abner Daniel on 15 Feb 1865. 
Death*after 1870 She died after 1870. 

Family 1

Ethelbert Brantley (circa 1803 - )
Marriage*say 1824 She married Ethelbert Brantley say 1824. 

Family 2

Abner Daniel (say 1805 - )
Marriage*15 Feb 1865 She married Abner Daniel on 15 Feb 1865. 
ChartsBenjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited6 Sep 2003

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. 1810 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 77 (636), Ancestry.com Image 9, Unknown Township, Nash Co., NC
    Alsey Culpepper, 2 M10-16, 2 F0-10, 1 F26-45, 5 slaves
    Erasmus Culpepper, 1 M26-45, 4 F0-10, 1 F26-45, 7 slaves.
  3. 1820 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 266 (419), Genealogy.com Image 8, Unknown Township, Nash Co., NC
    Alexander Culpepper, 2 M16-26, 2 slaves
    Benjamin Culpepper, 1 M0-10, 1 M16-26, 1 F16-26, 1 slave
    Bershaba Culpepper, 1 M0-10, 1 M10-16, 1 F0-10, 1 F16-26, 1 F45+, 0 slaves
    Erasmus Culpepper, 1 M0-10, 1 M26-45, 4 F0-10, 2 F10-16, 1 F16-26, 1 F26-45, 12 slaves
    Lemuel Culpepper, 1 M16-26, 1 F0-10, 1 F16-26, 1 slave.

Ethelbert Brantley

Male, #9715, (circa 1803 - )
Birth*circa 1803 Ethelbert was born at Georgia circa 1803. 
Marriage*say 1824 He married Chloe Culpepper say 1824. 
Census*1860 He was listed as a resident in the census report at Clarke Co., Alabama, in 1860. 

Family

Chloe Culpepper (circa 1807 - after 1870)
Last Edited20 Sep 2002

Cynthia Culpepper1

Female, #9716, (circa 1806 - after 1870)
Father*Erasmus Culpepper Jr. of Wilcox Co., AL (c 1780 - 1855)
Mother*Ann Arrington (1785 - 23 Sep 1859)
Birth*circa 1806 Cynthia was born at Nash Co., North Carolina, circa 1806. 
1810 Census6 Aug 1810 Elizabeth, Chloe, Cynthia and Harty was probably a free white female under 10 years of age, in Erasmus Culpepper Jr. of Wilcox Co., AL's household on the 1810 Census at Nash Co., North Carolina.2 
1820 Census7 Aug 1820 Elizabeth, Chloe and Cynthia was probably a free white female, age 10 and under 16, in Erasmus Culpepper Jr. of Wilcox Co., AL's household, on the 1820 Census at Nash Co., North Carolina.3 
Marriage*19 Jul 1827 She married Manassah Philen at Wilcox Co., Alabama, on 19 Jul 1827.4 
Married Name19 Jul 1827  As of 19 Jul 1827, her married name was Philen. 
Probate1 Jul 1856 During probate, Cynthia Culpepper was identified as an heir of Erasmus Culpepper Jr. of Wilcox Co., AL on 1 Jul 1856. 
Marriage*25 Jul 1856 She married Dorcas Cook at Wilcox Co., Alabama, on 25 Jul 1856. 
Married Name25 Jul 1856  As of 25 Jul 1856, her married name was Cook. 
Death*after 1870 She died after 1870. 
Biography* Children of Cynthia and Menassah Philen:
A. James Philen      b. 1828 AL
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B. Elizabeth A. Philen     b. 9-20-1832 AL d. 6-5-1858 Bur. Philen Cem, Lower Peach Tree
m. J.B.Lyon
          Only child that I [Jan Selleck] have record of is Wm. R. Lyon 1851-1854, also buried in the Philen Cem.
     
C. Eliza Philen          b. 4-12-1841 AL d. 1847 bur. Philen Cem.

     E. Nancy Philen     b. 10-2-1843 AL     d. 10-1-1933 bur. Liberty Methodist Cem. Lower Peach Tree
                    m. Benjamin Rush Curtis
                         b. 1829     d. 1914 bur Liberty Meth. Cem.
     F. W.S. Philen (son)     b. 4-5-1845 AL     d. 11-4-1846 bur Philen Cem.
 

Family 1

Manassah Philen (circa 1802 - 1 Aug 1855)
Marriage*19 Jul 1827 She married Manassah Philen at Wilcox Co., Alabama, on 19 Jul 1827.4 

Family 2

Dorcas Cook (circa 1810 - after 1880)
Marriage*25 Jul 1856 She married Dorcas Cook at Wilcox Co., Alabama, on 25 Jul 1856. 
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. 1810 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 77 (636), Ancestry.com Image 9, Unknown Township, Nash Co., NC
    Alsey Culpepper, 2 M10-16, 2 F0-10, 1 F26-45, 5 slaves
    Erasmus Culpepper, 1 M26-45, 4 F0-10, 1 F26-45, 7 slaves.
  3. 1820 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 266 (419), Genealogy.com Image 8, Unknown Township, Nash Co., NC
    Alexander Culpepper, 2 M16-26, 2 slaves
    Benjamin Culpepper, 1 M0-10, 1 M16-26, 1 F16-26, 1 slave
    Bershaba Culpepper, 1 M0-10, 1 M10-16, 1 F0-10, 1 F16-26, 1 F45+, 0 slaves
    Erasmus Culpepper, 1 M0-10, 1 M26-45, 4 F0-10, 2 F10-16, 1 F16-26, 1 F26-45, 12 slaves
    Lemuel Culpepper, 1 M16-26, 1 F0-10, 1 F16-26, 1 slave.
  4. 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.
    Cynthia Culpepper married Menasses Philen on 19 Jul 1827 in Wilcox Co., Alabama.

Manassah Philen1

Male, #9717, (circa 1802 - 1 Aug 1855)
Father*Peter Philen (s 1760 - b Aug 1840)
Mother*Fereby (?) (s 1762 - )
Birth*circa 1802 Manassah was born circa 1802. 
Marriage*19 Jul 1827 He married Cynthia Culpepper at Wilcox Co., Alabama, on 19 Jul 1827.2 
Census*1850 He was listed as a resident in the census report at Wilcox Co., Alabama, in 1850. 
Death*1 Aug 1855 He died at Wilcox Co., Alabama, on 1 Aug 1855. 

Family

Cynthia Culpepper (circa 1806 - after 1870)
Last Edited29 Jan 2002

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. 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.
    Cynthia Culpepper married Menasses Philen on 19 Jul 1827 in Wilcox Co., Alabama.

Elizabeth Culpepper1

Female, #9718, (circa 1810 - )
Father*Erasmus Culpepper Jr. of Wilcox Co., AL (c 1780 - 1855)
Mother*Ann Arrington (1785 - 23 Sep 1859)
Birth*circa 1810 Elizabeth was born at Nash Co., North Carolina, circa 1810. 
1810 Census6 Aug 1810 Elizabeth, Chloe, Cynthia and Harty was probably a free white female under 10 years of age, in Erasmus Culpepper Jr. of Wilcox Co., AL's household on the 1810 Census at Nash Co., North Carolina.2 
1820 Census7 Aug 1820 Elizabeth, Chloe and Cynthia was probably a free white female, age 10 and under 16, in Erasmus Culpepper Jr. of Wilcox Co., AL's household, on the 1820 Census at Nash Co., North Carolina.3 
1830 Census1 Jun 1830 Elizabeth and Martha was probably a free white female, age 10 and under 15, in Erasmus Culpepper Jr. of Wilcox Co., AL's household, on the 1830 Census at Wilcox Co., Alabama. Enumerated in census but otherwise not identified are 1 M0-5 and 22 slaves..4 
Marriage*2 Feb 1832 She married Simon Donald Jr. at Wilcox Co., Alabama, on 2 Feb 1832.5 
Married Name2 Feb 1832  As of 2 Feb 1832, her married name was Donald. 
Marriage* She married Mr. (?) Brown
Married Name Her married name was Brown. 
Residence*Jan 1856 Elizabeth resided at Sumter Co., Alabama, in Jan 1856. 
Probate1 Jul 1856 During probate, Elizabeth Culpepper was identified as an heir of Erasmus Culpepper Jr. of Wilcox Co., AL on 1 Jul 1856. 
Death* She died at Sumter Co., Alabama

Family 1

Simon Donald Jr. (say 1808 - )
Marriage*2 Feb 1832 She married Simon Donald Jr. at Wilcox Co., Alabama, on 2 Feb 1832.5 

Family 2

Mr. (?) Brown (say 1808 - )
Marriage* She married Mr. (?) Brown
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. 1810 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 77 (636), Ancestry.com Image 9, Unknown Township, Nash Co., NC
    Alsey Culpepper, 2 M10-16, 2 F0-10, 1 F26-45, 5 slaves
    Erasmus Culpepper, 1 M26-45, 4 F0-10, 1 F26-45, 7 slaves.
  3. 1820 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 266 (419), Genealogy.com Image 8, Unknown Township, Nash Co., NC
    Alexander Culpepper, 2 M16-26, 2 slaves
    Benjamin Culpepper, 1 M0-10, 1 M16-26, 1 F16-26, 1 slave
    Bershaba Culpepper, 1 M0-10, 1 M10-16, 1 F0-10, 1 F16-26, 1 F45+, 0 slaves
    Erasmus Culpepper, 1 M0-10, 1 M26-45, 4 F0-10, 2 F10-16, 1 F16-26, 1 F26-45, 12 slaves
    Lemuel Culpepper, 1 M16-26, 1 F0-10, 1 F16-26, 1 slave.
  4. 1830 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 182, Ancestry.com images 47-48, Unknown township, Wilcox Co., AL
    Erasmus Culpepper (Jr), 1 M0-5, 1 M5-10, 1 M30-40, 2 F5-10, 2 F10-15, 1 F40-50, 22 slaves.
  5. 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.
    Elizabeth Culpepper married Simon Donald Jr. on 2 Feb 1832 in Wilcox Co., Alabama.

Mr. (?) Brown

Male, #9719, (say 1808 - )
Birth*say 1808 (?) was born say 1808. 
Marriage* He married Elizabeth Culpepper

Family

Elizabeth Culpepper (circa 1810 - )
Last Edited17 Sep 2002

Eleanor Culpepper1

Female, #9720, (circa 1813 - )
Father*Erasmus Culpepper Jr. of Wilcox Co., AL (c 1780 - 1855)
Mother*Ann Arrington (1785 - 23 Sep 1859)
Birth*circa 1813 Eleanor was born at Nash Co., North Carolina, circa 1813. 
1820 Census7 Aug 1820 Harriett, Eleanor, Martha and Nancy was probably a free white female, under the age of 10, in Erasmus Culpepper Jr. of Wilcox Co., AL's household, on the 1820 Census at Nash Co., North Carolina.2 
Marriage*9 Feb 1830 She married William Houston Stewart Jr. at Wilcox Co., Alabama, on 9 Feb 1830.3 
Married Name9 Feb 1830  As of 9 Feb 1830, her married name was Stewart. 
Probate1 Jul 1856 During probate, Eleanor Culpepper was identified as an heir of Erasmus Culpepper Jr. of Wilcox Co., AL on 1 Jul 1856. 
Census1860 She was listed as a resident in the census report at Wilcox Co., Alabama, in 1860. 
Census*1870 She was listed as a resident in the census report at Wilcox Co., Alabama, in 1870. 
Biography* William and Eleanor Culpepper Stuart had the following children:
A. Columbus L. Stewart, b. 1831 Wilcox Co., AL, m. 3 Oct 1849, Clarke Co., AL to Rebecca McCoy, dau of John McCoy & Susan Davis (dau of Enoch Davis Sr.) The children of Columbus and Rebecca Stewart were (may have been more): Walter Stewart and Wlliam Stewart, b. 6 May 1858, Lower Peach Tree, Wilcox Co., AL, d. 28 May 1951, Frankville, Washington Co., AL, m. 17 Dec 1879, Choctaw Co., AL to Martha "Mattie" L. Easely. The children of William and Mattie Stewart were: Rebecca, William Samuel, John Columbus, Mary, Frances, Minnie O., Worthy Walter, Joseph LaForest, Jerome Kerby, Dorothy, and Olivia. (Info is from Bettie Stewart Morgan, a grand daughter of William Samuel Stewart (2nd child). She is a librarian at the Wilcox County Public Library and is trying to build up the genealogical section of the library.)
B. Martha Stewart, m. 10 Sep 1849, Wilcox Co., AL to Joshua W. Philen
C. Sarah Stewart, b. ca 1837, m. ca 1854 to William Dortch, son of John Dortch & Harty Culpepper
D. Willian Elinor Stewart, b. ca 1839, m. ca 1855 to David Dortch, son of John Dortch & Harty Culpepper. 

Family

William Houston Stewart Jr. (say 1809 - circa 1840)
Marriage*9 Feb 1830 She married William Houston Stewart Jr. at Wilcox Co., Alabama, on 9 Feb 1830.3 
Children
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. 1820 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 266 (419), Genealogy.com Image 8, Unknown Township, Nash Co., NC
    Alexander Culpepper, 2 M16-26, 2 slaves
    Benjamin Culpepper, 1 M0-10, 1 M16-26, 1 F16-26, 1 slave
    Bershaba Culpepper, 1 M0-10, 1 M10-16, 1 F0-10, 1 F16-26, 1 F45+, 0 slaves
    Erasmus Culpepper, 1 M0-10, 1 M26-45, 4 F0-10, 2 F10-16, 1 F16-26, 1 F26-45, 12 slaves
    Lemuel Culpepper, 1 M16-26, 1 F0-10, 1 F16-26, 1 slave.
  3. 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.
    Elender Culpepper married William Stewart on 9 Feb 1830 in Wilcox Co., Alabama.