Mary S. Bussey1,2

F, (circa 1882 - 17 February 1971)
African* She was an African-American.1 
Birth*circa 1882 She was born circa 1882 at Georgia.1 
Marriage*circa 1905 She married Arthur Culpepper circa 1905.1 
Married Namecirca 1905  As of circa 1905, her married name was Culpepper.1 
(Wife) 1910 Census15 April 1910 Mary was listed as Arthur Culpepper's wife on the 1910 Census at O'Neals District, Talbot Co., Georgia.3 
(Wife) 1920 Census1 January 1920 Mary was listed as Arthur Culpepper's wife on the 1920 Census at O'Neals District, Talbot Co., Georgia.4 
(Wife) 1930 Census1 April 1930 Mary was listed as Arthur Culpepper's wife on the 1930 Census at Butler, Taylor Co., Georgia.1 
Death*17 February 1971 She died at Talbot Co., Georgia, on 17 February 1971.5 

Family

Arthur Culpepper (10 August 1886 - 22 January 1966)
Children
Last Edited11 November 2011

Citations

  1. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 7, Page 6B, Anc.com image 457.0, Family 125, Butler, Taylor Co., GA (10 Apr 1930)
    Rent=$2, Radio=N, Farm=Y
    Arthur Culpepper, Head, M, Black, 50, [email protected], GA/GA/GA, Farmer, WW-I=No
    Mary S. Culpepper, Wife, F, Black, 48, [email protected], GA/GA/GA
    Cary L. Culpepper, Dau, F, Black, 19, sng, GA/GA/GA
    Richard Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 16, sng, GA/GA/GA, Farm Laborer
    Jimmie T. Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 14, sng, GA/GA/GA
    Julius Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 12, sng, GA/GA/GA
    Jessie M. Culpepper, Dau, F, Black, 9, sng, GA/GA/GA
    M. C. Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 8, sng, GA/GA/GA
    Mattie M. Culpepper, Dau, F, Black, 6, sng, GA/GA/GA
    General L. Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 4 4/12, sng, GA/GA/GA.
  2. Ledger-Enquirer, Columbus (Muscogee Co.), GA.
    http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/
    Obituary of Willie James Culpepper (#62744), published Sunday, 29 Nov 1992, p. F-3.
  3. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    O'Neal's District / Georgia Militia District #894, Talbot County, Georgia, SD 4, ED 128, sheet 9A (p. 115A, stamped), Waverly Road, dwelling #109, household #109 (all individuals reporeted as Mulatto, all individuals and parents born in Georgia): CULPEPPER, Arthur (24, married 6 years, farmer on a rented general farm); Mary (24, married 6 years, 3 children borne, 3 still living, farm laborer); Jr. Arthur (4); John (3); James (1).
  4. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    1920 federal census of O'Neal's District [Georgia Militia District #894], Talbot County, Georgia, SD 4, ED 129, sheet 1A (p. 105A, stamped), Plantation Road, dwelling #8, household #8 (all children single, all individuals reported Black, all individuals and parents born in Georgia):
         CULPEPPER, Arthur W. (35, renting, farming, married); Mary (35, keeping house, married); Arthur W. (male, 13); Johnnie (male, 10); Lucill (female, 7); Jessie (female, 6); Alferd [?] (male, 5); Lucy (female, 3); and Ray (male, 1 year, 5 months).
  5. 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
    Mary B. CULPEPPER, Colored female, died 17 FEB 1971, aged 79 years, in Talbot County, Georgia, as a resident of the same county, death certificate #007400.

Cary Leelucille Culpepper1,2,3

F, (1 March 1911 - 20 November 1995)
FatherArthur Culpepper1 (10 Aug 1886 - 22 Jan 1966)
MotherMary S. Bussey1 (c 1882 - 17 Feb 1971)
African* She was an African-American.1 
Birth*1 March 1911 She was born on 1 March 1911 at Georgia.1,3 
(Daughter) 1920 Census1 January 1920 Cary and Jencie was listed as a daughter in Arthur Culpepper's household on the 1920 Census at O'Neals District, Talbot Co., Georgia.2 
(Daughter) 1930 Census1 April 1930 Cary, Jencie and Mattie was listed as a daughter in Arthur Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Butler, Taylor Co., Georgia.1 
Married Namesay 1940  As of say 1940, her married name was Bell.4 
Marriage*say 1940 She married (?) Bell say 1940.4 
Death*20 November 1995 She died at Los Angeles Co., California, on 20 November 1995 at age 84.5 

Family

(?) Bell (say 1907 - )
Last Edited10 November 2011

Citations

  1. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 7, Page 6B, Anc.com image 457.0, Family 125, Butler, Taylor Co., GA (10 Apr 1930)
    Rent=$2, Radio=N, Farm=Y
    Arthur Culpepper, Head, M, Black, 50, [email protected], GA/GA/GA, Farmer, WW-I=No
    Mary S. Culpepper, Wife, F, Black, 48, [email protected], GA/GA/GA
    Cary L. Culpepper, Dau, F, Black, 19, sng, GA/GA/GA
    Richard Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 16, sng, GA/GA/GA, Farm Laborer
    Jimmie T. Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 14, sng, GA/GA/GA
    Julius Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 12, sng, GA/GA/GA
    Jessie M. Culpepper, Dau, F, Black, 9, sng, GA/GA/GA
    M. C. Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 8, sng, GA/GA/GA
    Mattie M. Culpepper, Dau, F, Black, 6, sng, GA/GA/GA
    General L. Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 4 4/12, sng, GA/GA/GA.
  2. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    1920 federal census of O'Neal's District [Georgia Militia District #894], Talbot County, Georgia, SD 4, ED 129, sheet 1A (p. 105A, stamped), Plantation Road, dwelling #8, household #8 (all children single, all individuals reported Black, all individuals and parents born in Georgia):
         CULPEPPER, Arthur W. (35, renting, farming, married); Mary (35, keeping house, married); Arthur W. (male, 13); Johnnie (male, 10); Lucill (female, 7); Jessie (female, 6); Alferd [?] (male, 5); Lucy (female, 3); and Ray (male, 1 year, 5 months).
  3. State of California Department of Health Services / Center for Health Statistics, compiler, California Death Index, 1940-1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2000.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5180
    Carrie Leelucille [Culpepper] Bell, born 1 Mar 1911 in Georgia, mother's maiden name = Bussy, died 20 Nov 1995 in Los Angeles Co., CA.
  4. Ledger-Enquirer, Columbus (Muscogee Co.), GA.
    http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/
    Obituary of James T. Culpepper (#50698), published Friday, 14 Feb 1986, p. B-2 (Provided to Culpepper Connections by James M. Land).
  5. State of California Department of Health Services / Center for Health Statistics, compiler, California Death Index, 1940-1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2000.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5180
    Carrie Leelucille [Culpepper] Bell, born 1 Mar 1911 in Georgia, mother's maiden name = Bussy, died 20 Nov 1995 in Los Angeles Co., CA.

Jencie M. Culpepper1,2,3

F, (24 August 1919 - 24 April 1997)
FatherArthur Culpepper4 (10 Aug 1886 - 22 Jan 1966)
MotherMary S. Bussey4 (c 1882 - 17 Feb 1971)
African* She was an African-American.4 
Name Variation She was also known as Jessie M.4 
Birth*24 August 1919 She was born on 24 August 1919 at Talbot Co., Georgia.4,1,3 
(Daughter) 1920 Census1 January 1920 Cary and Jencie was listed as a daughter in Arthur Culpepper's household on the 1920 Census at O'Neals District, Talbot Co., Georgia.5 
(Daughter) 1930 Census1 April 1930 Cary, Jencie and Mattie was listed as a daughter in Arthur Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Butler, Taylor Co., Georgia.4 
Married Namesay 1938  As of say 1938, her married name was McCrory.2 
Marriage*say 1938 She married Joseph McCrory say 1938. Their children are:
Jencie M. McCrory
Gloria A. McCrory
Grace D. McCrory
Mary B. McCrory
Althea McCrory
Joseph McCrory
James A. McCrory
M.C. McCrory
Eugene McCrory
Robert W. McCrory
Willie L. McCrory
Jackie N. McCrory
Tony D. McCrory.2,6
 
ResidenceNovember 1992 Jencie resided at Talbotton, Talbot Co., Georgia, in November 1992.2 
Residence*April 1997 Jencie resided at Clayton Co., Georgia, in April 1997.7 
Death*24 April 1997 She died at Atlanta, Fulton Co., Georgia, on 24 April 1997 at age 77.3 

Family

Joseph McCrory (23 October 1917 - October 1984)
Last Edited27 January 2014

Citations

  1. 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
  2. Ledger-Enquirer, Columbus (Muscogee Co.), GA.
    http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/
    Obituary of Willie James Culpepper (#62744), published Sunday, 29 Nov 1992, p. F-3.
  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. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 7, Page 6B, Anc.com image 457.0, Family 125, Butler, Taylor Co., GA (10 Apr 1930)
    Rent=$2, Radio=N, Farm=Y
    Arthur Culpepper, Head, M, Black, 50, [email protected], GA/GA/GA, Farmer, WW-I=No
    Mary S. Culpepper, Wife, F, Black, 48, [email protected], GA/GA/GA
    Cary L. Culpepper, Dau, F, Black, 19, sng, GA/GA/GA
    Richard Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 16, sng, GA/GA/GA, Farm Laborer
    Jimmie T. Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 14, sng, GA/GA/GA
    Julius Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 12, sng, GA/GA/GA
    Jessie M. Culpepper, Dau, F, Black, 9, sng, GA/GA/GA
    M. C. Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 8, sng, GA/GA/GA
    Mattie M. Culpepper, Dau, F, Black, 6, sng, GA/GA/GA
    General L. Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 4 4/12, sng, GA/GA/GA.
  5. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    1920 federal census of O'Neal's District [Georgia Militia District #894], Talbot County, Georgia, SD 4, ED 129, sheet 1A (p. 105A, stamped), Plantation Road, dwelling #8, household #8 (all children single, all individuals reported Black, all individuals and parents born in Georgia):
         CULPEPPER, Arthur W. (35, renting, farming, married); Mary (35, keeping house, married); Arthur W. (male, 13); Johnnie (male, 10); Lucill (female, 7); Jessie (female, 6); Alferd [?] (male, 5); Lucy (female, 3); and Ray (male, 1 year, 5 months).
  6. E-mail written Dec 2013 to Warren L. Culpepper from Michelle Corbitt, e-mail address.
  7. 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

Mattie Mae Culpepper1,2

F, (between 6 September 1923 and 1923 - 22 March 2011)
FatherArthur Culpepper1 (10 Aug 1886 - 22 Jan 1966)
MotherMary S. Bussey1 (c 1882 - 17 Feb 1971)
African* She was an African-American.1 
Birth*between 6 September 1923 and 1923 She was born between 6 September 1923 and 1923 at Georgia.1,3 
(Daughter) 1930 Census1 April 1930 Cary, Jencie and Mattie was listed as a daughter in Arthur Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Butler, Taylor Co., Georgia.1 
Married Namesay 1942  As of say 1942, her married name was Thomas.2 
Marriage*say 1942 She married (?) Thomas say 1942.2 
Residence*November 1992 Mattie resided at Talbotton, Talbot Co., Georgia, in November 1992.2 
ResidenceMarch 2011 Mattie resided at Talbotton, Talbot Co., Georgia, in March 2011.4 
Death*22 March 2011 She died at Columbus, Muscogee Co., Georgia, on 22 March 2011.4 
Obituary*24 March 2011 Mattie Mae Thomas, 87, Talbotton, GA, died Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at Doctor's Hospital, Columbus, GA. Funeral Service: Sunday, March 27, 2011 at 3:00 PM, Salem Primitive Baptist Church, Talbotton, GA, Charles Wesley McDougald Funeral Home, Butler, GA.4 
Burial*29 March 2011 Her body was interred on 29 March 2011 at Salem Primitive Baptist Cemetery, Olive Branch, Talbot Co., Georgia.4 

Family

(?) Thomas (say 1920 - )
Last Edited11 November 2011

Citations

  1. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 7, Page 6B, Anc.com image 457.0, Family 125, Butler, Taylor Co., GA (10 Apr 1930)
    Rent=$2, Radio=N, Farm=Y
    Arthur Culpepper, Head, M, Black, 50, [email protected], GA/GA/GA, Farmer, WW-I=No
    Mary S. Culpepper, Wife, F, Black, 48, [email protected], GA/GA/GA
    Cary L. Culpepper, Dau, F, Black, 19, sng, GA/GA/GA
    Richard Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 16, sng, GA/GA/GA, Farm Laborer
    Jimmie T. Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 14, sng, GA/GA/GA
    Julius Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 12, sng, GA/GA/GA
    Jessie M. Culpepper, Dau, F, Black, 9, sng, GA/GA/GA
    M. C. Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 8, sng, GA/GA/GA
    Mattie M. Culpepper, Dau, F, Black, 6, sng, GA/GA/GA
    General L. Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 4 4/12, sng, GA/GA/GA.
  2. Ledger-Enquirer, Columbus (Muscogee Co.), GA.
    http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/
    Obituary of Willie James Culpepper (#62744), published Sunday, 29 Nov 1992, p. F-3.
  3. MyFamily.com Inc., compiler, US Public Records Index, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8907&enc=1
  4. Ledger-Enquirer, Columbus (Muscogee Co.), GA.
    http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/
    Obituary of Mattie Mae Culpepper Thomas (#62740), published 24 Mar 2011.

Arthur Culpepper Jr.1

M, (7 December 1905 - 30 December 1984)
FatherArthur Culpepper1 (10 Aug 1886 - 22 Jan 1966)
MotherMary S. Bussey1 (c 1882 - 17 Feb 1971)
African* He was an African-American.1 
Name Variation He was also known as Arthur W.2 
Name Variation He was also known as Arthur S.3 
Birth*7 December 1905 He was born on 7 December 1905 at Talbot Co., Georgia.1,4 
(Son) 1910 Census15 April 1910 Arthur, John and Willie was listed as a son in Arthur Culpepper's household on the 1910 Census at O'Neals District, Talbot Co., Georgia.1 
(Son) 1920 Census1 January 1920 Arthur and John was listed as a son in Arthur Culpepper's household on the 1920 Census at O'Neals District, Talbot Co., Georgia.2 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Georgia.4 
Death*30 December 1984 He died at Talbotton, Talbot Co., Georgia, on 30 December 1984 at age 79.4,3 
Last Edited10 November 2011

Citations

  1. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    O'Neal's District / Georgia Militia District #894, Talbot County, Georgia, SD 4, ED 128, sheet 9A (p. 115A, stamped), Waverly Road, dwelling #109, household #109 (all individuals reporeted as Mulatto, all individuals and parents born in Georgia): CULPEPPER, Arthur (24, married 6 years, farmer on a rented general farm); Mary (24, married 6 years, 3 children borne, 3 still living, farm laborer); Jr. Arthur (4); John (3); James (1).
  2. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    1920 federal census of O'Neal's District [Georgia Militia District #894], Talbot County, Georgia, SD 4, ED 129, sheet 1A (p. 105A, stamped), Plantation Road, dwelling #8, household #8 (all children single, all individuals reported Black, all individuals and parents born in Georgia):
         CULPEPPER, Arthur W. (35, renting, farming, married); Mary (35, keeping house, married); Arthur W. (male, 13); Johnnie (male, 10); Lucill (female, 7); Jessie (female, 6); Alferd [?] (male, 5); Lucy (female, 3); and Ray (male, 1 year, 5 months).
  3. 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
    Arthur S. Culpepper (Black), d. 30 Dec 1984 at 79 years in Muscogee Co., GA; Res. in Talbot Co., GA.
  4. 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

John Culpepper1

M, (10 April 1907 - July 1982)
FatherArthur Culpepper1 (10 Aug 1886 - 22 Jan 1966)
MotherMary S. Bussey1 (c 1882 - 17 Feb 1971)
African* He was an African-American.1 
Birth*10 April 1907 He was born on 10 April 1907 at Talbot Co., Georgia.1,2 
(Son) 1910 Census15 April 1910 Arthur, John and Willie was listed as a son in Arthur Culpepper's household on the 1910 Census at O'Neals District, Talbot Co., Georgia.1 
(Son) 1920 Census1 January 1920 Arthur and John was listed as a son in Arthur Culpepper's household on the 1920 Census at O'Neals District, Talbot Co., Georgia.3 
Marriage*circa 1928 He married Mattie L (?) circa 1928.4 
Death*July 1982 He died at Talbotton, Talbot Co., Georgia, in July 1982 at age 75.2 

Family

Mattie L (?) (circa 1910 - )
Last Edited11 November 2011

Citations

  1. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    O'Neal's District / Georgia Militia District #894, Talbot County, Georgia, SD 4, ED 128, sheet 9A (p. 115A, stamped), Waverly Road, dwelling #109, household #109 (all individuals reporeted as Mulatto, all individuals and parents born in Georgia): CULPEPPER, Arthur (24, married 6 years, farmer on a rented general farm); Mary (24, married 6 years, 3 children borne, 3 still living, farm laborer); Jr. Arthur (4); John (3); James (1).
  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
  3. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    1920 federal census of O'Neal's District [Georgia Militia District #894], Talbot County, Georgia, SD 4, ED 129, sheet 1A (p. 105A, stamped), Plantation Road, dwelling #8, household #8 (all children single, all individuals reported Black, all individuals and parents born in Georgia):
         CULPEPPER, Arthur W. (35, renting, farming, married); Mary (35, keeping house, married); Arthur W. (male, 13); Johnnie (male, 10); Lucill (female, 7); Jessie (female, 6); Alferd [?] (male, 5); Lucy (female, 3); and Ray (male, 1 year, 5 months).
  4. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    Harts, Talbot Co., Georgia; Roll: 385; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 10; Image: 895.0. All individuals reported as Negro; all individuals and parents of all individuals born in Georgia:
    John Culpepper (Head, 20, [email protected]), Mattie L Culpepper (wife, 19, [email protected]), Mary L Culpepper (Dau, 7 mos).

Willie James Culpepper1

M, (28 March 1908 - 26 November 1992)
FatherArthur Culpepper1 (10 Aug 1886 - 22 Jan 1966)
MotherMary S. Bussey1 (c 1882 - 17 Feb 1971)
African* He was an African-American.1 
Birth*28 March 1908 He was born on 28 March 1908 at Talbot Co., Georgia.2,1,3 
Birth28 March 1909 He was born on 28 March 1909.4 
(Son) 1910 Census15 April 1910 Arthur, John and Willie was listed as a son in Arthur Culpepper's household on the 1910 Census at O'Neals District, Talbot Co., Georgia.1 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Alabama.4 
Residence*November 1992 Willie resided at Talbot Co., Georgia, in November 1992.3 
Death*26 November 1992 He died at Muscogee Co., Georgia, on 26 November 1992 at age 84.3,4 
Obituary*29 November 1992 Willie James CULPEPPER, 84, of Talbotton died Thursday at St. Francis Hospital [Columbus, GA].
     The funeral and burial will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Salem Primitive Baptist Church, Talbotton, according to Charles McDougald Funeral Home, Butler.
     Mr. CULPEPPER was born March 28, 1908, in Talbot County, Georgia, son of Arthur and Mary BUSSEY CULPEPPER. He was a retired farmer and was a member of Salem Primitive Baptist Church and the Masonic Lodge of Talbot County.
     Survivors include five sons, John Jefferson CULPEPPER, James Thomas CULPEPPER, Arthur Joe CULPEPPER, Willie James CULPEPPER, Jr. and Willis George CULPEPPER; four daughters, Wylene BEECH, Fannie STEPHENS, and Dellie L. CULPEPPER, all of Atlanta, and Orlean COOK of Waverly Hall; a brother, the Rev. Gentle Lee CULPEPPER of San Bernardino, Calif; three sisters, Carrie BELL of Los Angeles, Jencie McCRORY and Mattie Mae THOMAS, both of Talbotton; 17 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.2 
Burial*1 December 1992 His body was interred on 1 December 1992 at Salem Primitive Baptist Cemetery, Olive Branch, Talbot Co., Georgia.5,2 
Last Edited11 November 2011

Citations

  1. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    O'Neal's District / Georgia Militia District #894, Talbot County, Georgia, SD 4, ED 128, sheet 9A (p. 115A, stamped), Waverly Road, dwelling #109, household #109 (all individuals reporeted as Mulatto, all individuals and parents born in Georgia): CULPEPPER, Arthur (24, married 6 years, farmer on a rented general farm); Mary (24, married 6 years, 3 children borne, 3 still living, farm laborer); Jr. Arthur (4); John (3); James (1).
  2. Ledger-Enquirer, Columbus (Muscogee Co.), GA.
    http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/
    Obituary of Willie James Culpepper (#62744), published Sunday, 29 Nov 1992, p. F-3.
  3. 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
    Willie J. Culpepper (Black), d. 26 Nov 1992 at 83 years in Muscogee Co., GA; Res. in Talbot Co., GA.
  4. 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
  5. E-mail written 1998-2012 to Lew Griffin & Warren Culpepper from John Mallory Land, Columbus, GA, e-mail address (Feb 2012).
    Salem Primitive Baptist Cemetery at or near the Olive Branch community in Talbot County, Georgia: Willie James CULPEPPER (28 MAR 1908-26 NOV 1992), FindAGrave Memorial #79695113.