Clay Co
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Clay County

History

Clay County was created in 1866 from Talladega and Randolph counties. Located in the east-central part of the state in the Piedmont Region, it is bordered by Cleburne, Randolph, Tallapoosa, Coosa and Talladega counties. The Talladega National Forest is located in the western part of the county. The county seat, Ashland, is about 25 miles south of Anniston, 60 miles SSE of Birmingham, and 80 miles NNE of Montgomery.

Newspapers:
Clay Times-Journal, Anniston Star, Montgomery Advertiser, Birmingham News

Any names below in red have not been matched with a person in the Culpepper family tree. If you can identify any of them, please let us know.

Census Records

1880 Census

White Culpeppers
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Wesobulga, Page 39A, Clay Co., AL
[Family of Robert Jefferson Culpepper, # 32357]
R. J. Culpepper, Self, M, M, W, 49, GA, Farming & Re... Will, Fa: SC, Mo: SC
Lurana Culpepper, Wife, F, M, W, 45, GA, Keeping House, Fa: GA, Mo: GA
W. H. Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 16, AL, Working On Farm, Fa: GA, Mo: GA
Mollie C. Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 22, AL, At Home, Fa: GA, Mo: GA
M. M. Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 13, AL, At Home, Fa: GA, Mo: GA
F. M. Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 11, AL, At Home, Fa: GA, Mo: GA
Kansas Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 6, AL, At Home, Fa: GA, Mo: GA
Bethusal Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 2, AL, ---, Fa: GA, Mo: GA

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District 36, Ashland, Page 68A, Clay Co., AL
Elizabeth P. Williams, Self, F, W, W, 40, AL, Keeping House, Fa: GA, Mo: GA
Idella L. Williams, Dau, F, S, W, 12, AL, At School, Fa: GA, Mo: AL
Mary L. Williams, Dau, F, S, W, 10, AL, At School, Fa: GA, Mo: AL
Fannie B. Williams, Dau, F, S, W, 8, AL, ---, Fa: GA, Mo: AL
Cordelia Oveston, Other, F, S, W, 20, AL, At Home, Fa: AL, Mo: AL
William R. Young, Other, M, S, W, 27, AL, Dry Goods Merchant, Fa: GA, Mo: GA
J. T. Disharoon, Other, M, S, W, 22, AL, Farming Machine Sgt., Fa: GA, Mo: GA
Eaton B. Roberts, Other, M, S, W, 24, GA, Army Machine Sgt., Fa: GA, Mo: GA
Sarah C. Culpepper, Other, F, S, W, 32, GA, Dress Maker, Fa: SC, Mo: SC
Thomas J. Birckhead, Other, M, S, W, 30, GA, Lawyer, Fa: NC, Mo: NC
Dubose M. Abey, Other, M, S, W, 32, OH, Lawyer, Fa: OH, Mo: OH

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Wicker And Pinckneyville, Page 106C, Clay Co., AL
[Family of Lewis Peek Culpepper, # 32077]
Lewis Culpepper, Self, M, M, W, 63, AL, Millrite, Fa: ---, Mo: ---
Margaret Culpepper, Wife, F, M, W, 47, GA, Housekeeping, Fa: NC, Mo: NC
Thomas J. Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 18, AL, Farming, Fa: ---, Mo: GA
William W. Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 16, AL, Farming, Fa: ---, Mo: GA
Mary E. Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 16, AL, Housekeeping, Fa: ---, Mo: GA
Elmira Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 14, AL, Housekeeping, Fa: ---, Mo: GA
Julia M. Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 7, AL, ---, Fa: ---, Mo: GA
Margaret Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 4, AL, ---, Fa: ---, Mo: ---

Black Culpeppers
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Union, Page 36A, Clay Co., AL
[Family of Albert Culpepper, #40970]
Albert Culpepper, Self, M, M, B, 48, GA, Farmer, Fa: GA, Mo: VA
Elizabeth Culpepper, Wife, F, M, B, 31, AL, Keeps House, Fa: SC, Mo: AL
William Culpepper, Son, M, S, B, 7, AL, ---, Fa: GA, Mo: AL
Dora Culpepper, Dau, F, S, B, 5, AL, ---, Fa: GA, Mo: AL
Elonzo Culpepper, Son, M, S, B, 3, AL, ---, Fa: GA, Mo: AL

Births

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No records have been found of Culpepper births in Clay County.

Deeds

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No records have been found of Culpepper deeds in Clay County.

Military Records

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918

Ancestry.com Online database, 2002.
Source: Ancestry.com. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18 [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2002. National Archives and Records Administration. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. M1509, 4,277 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration.

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One record to be transcribed

Marriages

Early Alabama Marriages

Source: Early Alabama Marriages. Family Adventures, San Antonio, TX, 1991.

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Albert Culpepper married Avy Bartlett on 22 Oct 1882 in Clay Co., Alabama

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Albert Culpepper married Lila Maxwell on 21 Mar 1887 in Clay Co., Alabama

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Dora Culpepper married Henry Stephens* on 1 Nov 1894 in Clay Co., Alabama

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James H. Culpepper* married Caldonia Brown* on 13 Jan 1889 in Clay Co., Alabama

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L. V. Culpepper married Alice Riggins on 7 Apr 1901 in Clay Co., Alabama

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M. C. Culpepper married Mr. G. W. Hallmark on 4 Aug 1880 in Clay Co., Alabama

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Mollie Culpepper married Richard Bell on 4 Jan 1877 in Clay Co., Alabama

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T. W. Culpepper married Leola E. Moore on 2 Sep 1888 in Clay Co., Alabama

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Thomas J. Culpepper married Alvie J. King on 2 Nov 1882 in Clay Co., Alabama

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W. H. Culpepper (Mr.) married M. E. Powell on 10 Aug 1884 in Clay Co., Alabama

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William H. Culpepper married Mary Flakenborough on 25 Oct 1880 in Clay Co., Alabama

Alabama Marriages, 1809-1920 (Selected Counties)

Ancestry.com Online database, 1999.
Source:
Dodd, Jordan R, comp. Alabama Marriages, 1809-1920 (Selected Counties) [database online]. Orem, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 1999. Original data: Early American Marriages: Alabama, 1800 to 1920

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Albert Culpepper married Ann Bartlett on 22 Oct 1882 in Clay Co., Alabama

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James Culpepper married Caldonia Brown on 13 Jan 1889 in Clay Co., Alabama

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M. C. Culpepper (F) married G. W. Hallmark on 4 Aug 1880 in Clay Co., Alabama

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Mollie Culpepper married Richard Bell on 14 Jan 1877 in Clay Co., Alabama

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T. W. Culpepper married Leola E. Moore on 2 Sep 1888 in Clay Co., Alabama

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Thomas J. Culpepper married Annie J. King on 2 Nov 1882 in Clay Co., Alabama

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W. H. Culpepper (M) married M. E. Powell on 10 Aug 1884 in Clay Co., Alabama

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Wm. H. Culpepper married Mary Farkert on 25 Oct 1880 in Clay Co., Alabama

Alabama Marriages, 1807-1902

Ancestry.com Online database, 2004.
Source:
Hunting For Bears, comp. Alabama Marriages, 1807-1902 [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004. Original data: Alabama marriage information taken from county courthouse records. Many of these records were extracted from copies of the original records in microfilm, microfiche, or book format, located at the Family History Library.

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No records have been found in this database of Culpepper marriages in Clay county.

Clay County Marriages, 1827-1931

(Source? Appears same as the Early Alabama Marriages, above)

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Albert Culpepper and Avy Bartlett, Clay Co., 22 Oct 1882

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Albert Culpepper and Lila Maxwell, Clay Co., 21 Mar 1887
by Arthur S. Brunman, Minister of the Gospel (Book D, Page 39)

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Dora Culpepper and Henry Stephens, Clay Co., 2 Nov 1894

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James H. (C?) Culpepper and Caldonia Brown, Clay Co., 13 Jan 1889, 
by J. H. Evans, Justice of the Peace (Book D, Page 274)

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L. V. Culpepper and Alice Riggins, Clay Co., 7 Apr 1901

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M. C. Culpepper (Bride) and G. W. Hallmark, Clay Co., 4 Aug 1880,
by W. M. Worthy, Ordained Minister, at the residence of the bride's Father,
(Book B, page 405)

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Mollie Culpepper and Richard Bell, Clay Co., 4 Jan 1877

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T. W. Culpepper and Leola E. Moore, Clay Co., 2 Sep 1888, 
by W.T. Davis, Minister of the Gospel  (Book D, Page185)

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Thomas J. Culpepper and Avie J. King, Clay Co., 2 Nov 1882

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W. H. Culpepper and M. E. Powell, Clay Co., 10 Aug 1884

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William H. Culpepper and Mary Falkenborough, Clay Co., 25 Oct 1880,
by John B. Miller, Minister, at the residence of W.W. Falkenborough
(Book B, Page 429)

Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969

Source: Ancestry.com. Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. Original data: (1) Alabama Center for Health Statistics. Alabama Marriage Index, 1936-1969. Alabama Center for Health Statistics, Montgomery, Alabama; (2)  Dodd, Jordan R., et. al. Early American Marriages: Alabama to 1825. Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexing Publishers, 19xx; (3)  Hunting For Bears, comp. Alabama marriage information taken from county courthouse records. Many of these records were extracted from copies of the original records in microfilm, microfiche, or book format, located at the Family History Library; and (4)  Dodd, Jordan R., comp. Early American Marriages: Alabama, 1800 to 1920.

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Albert Culpepper married Ann Bartlett 22 Oct 1882 in Clay Co., AL

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James Culpepper married Caldonia Brown 13 Jan 1889 in Clay Co., AL

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M C Culpepper married G W Hallmark 4 Aug 1880 in Clay Co., AL

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Mary B Culpepper married Oct 1960 in Clay Co., AL

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Mollie Culpepper married Richard Bell 4 Jan 1877 in Clay Co., AL

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T W Culpepper married Leola E Moore 2 Sep 1888 in Clay Co., AL

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Thomas J Culpepper married Annie J King 2 Nov 1882 in Clay Co., AL

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W H Culpepper married M E Powell 10 Aug 1884 in Clay Co., AL

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Wm H Culpepper married Mary Farkert 25 Oct 1880 in Clay Co., AL 

Alabama Death Index, 1908-1959

Ancestry.com Online Database.
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Alabama Death Index, 1908-1959. [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000. Original data: State of Alabama. Indexes of Vital Records for Alabama: Deaths, 1908-1959. Montgomery, AL: State of Alabama Center for Health Statistics, Record Services Division, 19--.

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Albert Culpeper (2-p) died 5 Jul 1912 in Clay Co., Alabama

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Clarence Eugene Culpepper died 4 Mar 1922 in Clay Co., Alabama

Social Security Death Index

All records of deaths on or before 30 Jun 2009 in which the final benefit was paid or final residence was in Clay county.

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No records have been found of Culpeppers resident in this county at death.

Burials

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No records have been found of Culpepper graves in Clay County.

Places

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No records of any places named Culpepper have been found in Clay County

Last Revised: 03 Sep 2009

 
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