Shelby Co
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Shelby County

History

Shelby County was formed in 1818 from former Creek Indian territory ceded in the Treaty of Fort Jackson. It is located in the north-central part of the state in the Appalachian Ridge and Valley Region. About one-half of the county is in the mineral belt. Shelby is bounded by Jefferson, St. Clair, Talladega, Chilton, Bibb, and Tuscaloosa counties. About one-half of the county is in the mineral belt. The  county seat was is Columbiana. Other towns and communities include: Calera, Pelham, and Montevallo, home of the University of Montevallo. Columbiana is about 20 miles south of Birmingham.

Newspapers: 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.

Sources Searched

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During May 2005, a comprehensive search for Culpeppers was made in the Shelby County, Alabama section of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City (US/CAN Book 976.179).

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In October 2005, a comprehensive online search was made for Shelby County Culpeppers in the Archival databases at Ancestry.com and ALGenWeb at Rootsweb.com

Census Records

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No Culpeppers were found in any Shelby County censuses prior to 1940.

Births

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

Deeds

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

Military Records

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No records have been found of military service by Culpeppers from Shelby County.

Marriages

Early Alabama Marriages

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

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No records have been found in this publication of Culpepper marriages in Shelby county.

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

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 Shelby county.

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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Dexter Culpepper married Dec 1938 in Shelby Co., AL

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Jessie M Culpepper married Mar 1948 in Shelby Co., AL

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Naomi Culpepper married Aug 1939 in Shelby Co., AL

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Thelma E Culpepper married 23 Apr 1950 in Shelby Co., AL

Alabama Divorce Index, 1950-1959

Source: Ancestry.com. Alabama Divorce Index, 1950-1959 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. Original data: Alabama Center for Health Statistics. Alabama Divorce Index, 1950-1959. Montgomery, AL, USA: Alabama Center for Health Statistics.

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Jesse Culpepper and Addie Culpepper divorced in Jan 1951 in Shelby Co., Alabama

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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Cecil Culpepper died 1 Feb 1928 in Shelby Co., Alabama

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Mary Lee Culpepper died 1 Jul 1929 in Shelby 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 Shelby County.

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Donald E. Culpepper, 20 Oct 1924 - 7 Nov 2002, Alabaster, Shelby Co., Alabama 35007; SSN 417-20-5466 issued in Alabama before 1951 (#2970)√

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Louise W. Culpepper, 30 Dec 1924 - 29 Jan 2004, Alabaster, Shelby Co., Alabama 35007; SSN 420-20-9922 issued in Alabama before 1951 (#2982)√

Burials

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

Places

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

Last Revised: 03 Sep 2009

 
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