Leslie St. John

Female, #13836, (15 Dec 1941 - 23 Aug 1988)
Birth*15 Dec 1941 Leslie was born on 15 Dec 1941. 
Married Name11 Jun 1961  As of 11 Jun 1961, her married name was Phillips. 
Death*23 Aug 1988 She died on 23 Aug 1988 at age 46.1 

Family

Children
  • Melissa Phillips
  • Ben Phillips
  • Abigail Culpepper Phillips
Last Edited28 May 2019

Jerome John Johnson

Male, #13841, (31 Mar 1926 - 24 Apr 2005)
Name-Comm Commonly known as Jerry Johnson. 
Birth*31 Mar 1926 Jerome was born at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, on 31 Mar 1926.1 
Biography* According to his wife, Dana, in a 7 Sep 1991 letter, Jerry had a bookkeeping and tax business.2 
Death*24 Apr 2005 He died at Red Bluff, Tehama Co., California, on 24 Apr 2005 at age 79.2,1 
Last Edited4 Jul 2009

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. E-mail written Jul 2009 to Lew Griffin from Dana Marie (Phillips) Johnson, e-mail address.

Florida Colmant Phillips

Female, #13842, (8 Dec 1934 - 8 Aug 1978)
Father*Guy Handley Phillips
Mother*Leonora Rockett
Birth*8 Dec 1934 Florida was born at Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama, on 8 Dec 1934. 
Marriage*30 Oct 1971 She married John Cordes Rodenburg at Jacksonville, Calhoun Co., Alabama, on 30 Oct 1971 at age 36. 
Married Name30 Oct 1971  As of 30 Oct 1971, her married name was Rodenburg. 
Death*8 Aug 1978 She died at Lancaster, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, on 8 Aug 1978 at age 43. 
Biography* According to Mrs. J. H. (Margaret Phillips) Dodd, in a 9 Aug 1978 letter, Florida died of cancer of the right lung. Mrs. Dodd added in a 21 Aug 1978 letter that "she was a lovely affectionate and precious little lady and we all loved her so much." According to Mr. Guy H. Phillips in a 21 Aug 1978 letter, Florida and John had no children.
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From her stepson, John Rodenburg, Jr.: "She was a smart intelligent lady. Her profession was French Teacher."
 

Family

John Cordes Rodenburg
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited7 Jul 2003

John Cordes Rodenburg

Male, #13843, (20 Sep 1921 - 17 Feb 2011)
Birth*20 Sep 1921 John was born at Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., Wisconsin, on 20 Sep 1921. 
Photographed*between 1942 and 1945 He was photographed between 1942 and 1945.
John Cordes Rodenburg
Marriage*30 Oct 1971 He married Florida Colmant Phillips at Jacksonville, Calhoun Co., Alabama, on 30 Oct 1971 at age 50. 
Death of Spouse8 Aug 1978 His wife Florida Colmant Phillips died on 8 Aug 1978 at Lancaster, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania
Residence*2001 John resided at Lancaster, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, in 2001. 
Death*17 Feb 2011 He died at Lancaster, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, on 17 Feb 2011 at age 89. 
Obituary*20 Feb 2011 John Cordes Rodenburg, 89, of Lancaster, PA, passed away on Thursday, February 17, 2011 at his residence.
Born on September 20, 1921 in Milwaukee, WI, he was the son of the late John Tietjen and Anna Cordes Rodenburg. He was the husband of Lois Holt Rodenburg, with whom he was married for 32 years this past October 20th.
John was a 1940 graduate of the Hill School in Pottstown. He continued his education as an Engineering student at the Georgia Institute of Technology graduating in 1947. John postponed his education when he enlisted in the US Army Air Corps in 1942. He served in the South Pacific until 1945 and was a member of the 13th Air Force, attached to the 372nd Squadron of the 307th Bomb Group. As the pilot of a B-24 Liberator, he achieved the rank of First Lieutenant; he had also piloted the B-17 Flying Fortress. The squadron flew regular missions from the island of Morotai to various targets in the South Pacific and was known as the "Long Rangers." His aircraft was shot down in January 10, 1945 where the crew crash landed on an uncharted island. He was declared missing in action and was rescued two weeks later. He was the recipient of the Purple Heart Medal and the Air Medal. John was a member of the Military Officers Association of America.
After the war, he entered the paper business and was employed as a salesman and sales manager for over 30 years with the St. Joe Paper Company. He resided for most of his career in Rumson, NJ and retired in Lancaster, PA.
John was an avid skier and sailor. He was previously a member of the Monmouth Boat Club and the Shrewsbury Ice Boat Club. John enjoyed spending time with his family, enjoyed music especially jazz, and enjoyed traveling. He had a great sense of humor and an innate ability to tell a good story or a joke. He was a member of the Lancaster Elks Lodge #134, and was of the Lutheran faith.
In addition to his wife, John is survived by his son John C. II, married to Aleida S. Rodenburg of Lafayette, CA, his daughter Dale R. married to Edward Loeffler of Shelburne, VT; his stepchildren: R. Scott married to Mary Lu Coyle of Endicott, NY, Joan F. Coyle of Sacramento, CA, Patricia L. married to Robert Ressel of Lancaster, and Amy E. married to Carl Lee of Keller, TX; 16 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
Friends will be received on Thursday, February 24, 2011 from 1-2PM at the Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, 414 E. King St., Lancaster, PA with the Funeral Service to follow at 2PM with the Rev. Charles A. Schroeder officiating. Interment will be in the Lutheran Cemetery in Queens, NY on Friday, February 25, 2011. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Susquehanna Association of the Blind and Vision Impaired, 244 N. Queen St., Lancaster, PA 17603.
To send the family an online condolence, please visit
SnyderFuneralHome.com - Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, 717-393-9661
Source: Lancasteronline.com. 

Family

Florida Colmant Phillips
Marriage*30 Oct 1971 He married Florida Colmant Phillips at Jacksonville, Calhoun Co., Alabama, on 30 Oct 1971 at age 50. 
Last Edited22 Feb 2011

Robert Lewis Phillips

Male, #13844, (3 Oct 1937 - 27 Feb 2014)
Father*Robert Velpeau Phillips
Mother*Marjorie Carolyn Cook
Birth*3 Oct 1937 Robert was born at Lake Wales, Polk Co., Florida, on 3 Oct 1937. 
Death of Father28 Aug 1996 His father Robert Velpeau Phillips died on 28 Aug 1996 at Haines City, Polk Co., Florida.1 
Residence*1997 Robert resided at Okeechobee, Okeechobee Co., Florida, in 1997. 
Death of Mother2 Nov 1999 His mother Marjorie Carolyn Cook died on 2 Nov 1999 at Haines City, Polk Co., Florida.1 
Death*27 Feb 2014 He died on 27 Feb 2014 at age 76.1 

Family

Children
  • Paige Elizabeth Phillips
  • Robert Lewis Phillips
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited11 Oct 2014

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

William Harold Rutland

Male, #13856, (26 Aug 1887 - 26 Dec 1975)
Father*William Henry Rutland
Mother*Mary Emily Culpepper
Birth*26 Aug 1887 William was born at State Line Road, Standing Rock, Chambers Co., Alabama, on 26 Aug 1887. 
Photographedcirca 1897 He appeared as a son in a family photograph circa 1897 at Chambers Co., Alabama,
Left to Right: Alsie Deural Rutland (in father's lap), William Henry Rutland, William Harold Rutland, Ernest Clarence Rutland, Mary Emily Culpepper (Mrs. W. H. Rutland.)
William H. Rutland family
Census*1900 He was listed as a resident in the census report at Hickory Flat, Chambers Co., Alabama, in 1900. 
Marriage*21 Nov 1909 He married Katie Belle Crenshaw on 21 Nov 1909 at age 22. 
Birth of Son5 Apr 1920 His son General Harold Rutland was born on 5 Apr 1920 at Langdale (now Valley), Chambers Co., Alabama
Death of Father31 Jul 1920 His father William Henry Rutland died on 31 Jul 1920 at Chambers Co., Alabama
Death of Mother20 Jul 1943 His mother Mary Emily Culpepper died on 20 Jul 1943 at Chambers Co., Alabama
Death*26 Dec 1975 He died at Langdale (now Valley), Chambers Co., Alabama, on 26 Dec 1975 at age 88. 
Burial*circa 29 Dec 1975 His body was interred circa 29 Dec 1975 at Langdale City Cemetery, Langdale (now Valley), Chambers Co., Alabama

Family

Katie Belle Crenshaw
Marriage*21 Nov 1909 He married Katie Belle Crenshaw on 21 Nov 1909 at age 22. 
Children
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited20 Jan 2005

Katie Belle Crenshaw

Female, #13857, (25 Jun 1891 - )
Birth*25 Jun 1891 Katie was born on 25 Jun 1891. 
Marriage*21 Nov 1909 She married William Harold Rutland on 21 Nov 1909 at age 18. 
Married Name21 Nov 1909  As of 21 Nov 1909, her married name was Rutland. 
Birth of Son5 Apr 1920 Her son General Harold Rutland was born on 5 Apr 1920 at Langdale (now Valley), Chambers Co., Alabama

Family

William Harold Rutland
Children
Last Edited9 Jul 1999

Ernest Clarence Rutland

Male, #13858, (1888 - 30 Mar 1966)
Father*William Henry Rutland
Mother*Mary Emily Culpepper
Birth*1888 Ernest was born at State Line Road, Standing Rock, Chambers Co., Alabama, in 1888. 
Photographedcirca 1897 He appeared as a son in a family photograph circa 1897 at Chambers Co., Alabama,
Left to Right: Alsie Deural Rutland (in father's lap), William Henry Rutland, William Harold Rutland, Ernest Clarence Rutland, Mary Emily Culpepper (Mrs. W. H. Rutland.)
William H. Rutland family
Census*1900 He was listed as a resident in the census report at Hickory Flat, Chambers Co., Alabama, in 1900. 
Census1910 He was listed as a resident in the census report at Hickory Flat, Chambers Co., Alabama, in 1910. 
Marriage*circa 1910 He married Willie Lee Dodgen circa 1910. 
Death of Father31 Jul 1920 His father William Henry Rutland died on 31 Jul 1920 at Chambers Co., Alabama
Death of Mother20 Jul 1943 His mother Mary Emily Culpepper died on 20 Jul 1943 at Chambers Co., Alabama
Death*30 Mar 1966 He died at Chambers Co., Alabama, on 30 Mar 1966. 
Burial* His body was interred at State Line Cemetery, Chambers Co., Alabama
Biography* His daughter, Mrs. Irene Rutland Traylor, in a 21 Mar 1979 letter listed her father as "Earnest Clarence Rutland second son was born Oct 27 1888." A niece, Mrs. Connie Rutland Ausec recorded the birth on "8-27-88" and noted the nickname "Ern." The 1900 census lists the month and date of birth as "Aug 1889." 

Family

Willie Lee Dodgen
Marriage*circa 1910 He married Willie Lee Dodgen circa 1910. 
Child
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited5 Sep 2004

Willie Lee Dodgen

Female, #13859, (circa 1891 - )
Birth*circa 1891 Willie was born at Alabama circa 1891. 
Marriage*circa 1910 She married Ernest Clarence Rutland circa 1910. 
Census*1910 She was listed as a resident in the census report at Hickory Flat, Chambers Co., Alabama, in 1910. 
Married Namecirca 1910  As of circa 1910, her married name was Rutland. 

Family

Ernest Clarence Rutland
Child
Last Edited9 Jul 1999

Alsie Deural Rutland

Male, #13860, (1 Dec 1895 - Sep 1985)
Father*William Henry Rutland
Mother*Mary Emily Culpepper
Birth*1 Dec 1895 Alsie was born at State Line Road, Standing Rock, Chambers Co., Alabama, on 1 Dec 1895. 
Photographedcirca 1897 He appeared as a son in a family photograph circa 1897 at Chambers Co., Alabama,
Left to Right: Alsie Deural Rutland (in father's lap), William Henry Rutland, William Harold Rutland, Ernest Clarence Rutland, Mary Emily Culpepper (Mrs. W. H. Rutland.)
William H. Rutland family
Census*1900 He was in the in 1900 census at Hickory Flat, Chambers Co., Alabama
Census1910 He was listed as a resident in the census report at Hickory Flat, Chambers Co., Alabama, in 1910. 
Marriage*26 Feb 1913 He married Effie Texas Linsey at West Point, Troup Co., Georgia, on 26 Feb 1913 at age 17. 
Birth of Son10 Aug 1914 His son William Huey Rutland was born on 10 Aug 1914 at Fredonia, Chambers Co., Alabama
Birth of Son18 Dec 1919 His son Alsie Leon Rutland was born on 18 Dec 1919 at Langdale (now Valley), Chambers Co., Alabama
Death of Father31 Jul 1920 His father William Henry Rutland died on 31 Jul 1920 at Chambers Co., Alabama
Birth of Son12 Dec 1923 His son Leonard Rutland was born on 12 Dec 1923 at Langdale (now Valley), Chambers Co., Alabama
Birth of Son12 Dec 1923 His son Lynwood Rutland was born on 12 Dec 1923 at Langdale (now Valley), Chambers Co., Alabama
Death of Mother20 Jul 1943 His mother Mary Emily Culpepper died on 20 Jul 1943 at Chambers Co., Alabama
Death of SonOct 1979 His son Alsie Leon Rutland died in Oct 1979 at Columbus, Muscogee Co., Georgia.1 
Death*Sep 1985 He died at Homosassa, Citrus Co., Florida, in Sep 1985 at age 89. 
Biography* A niece, Mrs. A. W. (Irene Rutland) Traylor, in a 21 Mar 1979 letter recorded the name as "Alsa Durell Rutland." Another niece, Mrs. R. E. (Connie Rutland) Ausec, in a 5 Sep 1978 letter, recorded the name as "Alsie Deural Rutland." Mrs. Charles (Margaret Whatley) Lee visited Alsie Rutland at LaGrange, GA and wrote 26 Nov 1978: He's a small man, has such small feet for a man. He's kindly of a quiet nature. A son, Lynwood Rutland, wrote 8 Apr 1997: My Dad lived around 5 points al the State line Road above West Point Lanette Al. My grandmother also was from this area. Mother used to live in Oxford Al near Anniston Al. 

Family

Effie Texas Linsey
Marriage*26 Feb 1913 He married Effie Texas Linsey at West Point, Troup Co., Georgia, on 26 Feb 1913 at age 17. 
Children
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited5 Sep 2004

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