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Talladega County

History

Talladega County was created in 1832 from land ceded by the Creek Indians. In the Coosa River Valley, it is located near the geographic center of the state in the Appalachian Ridge and Valley Region. Talladega County is bordered by the counties of Calhoun, Cleburne, Clay, Coosa, Shelby or St. Clair. Its county seat is the town of Talladega. Other significant towns include Sylacauga, Childersburg, Sycamore and Lincoln. Talladega is about 45 miles east of Birmingham, 20 miles southwest of Anniston and 80 miles north of Montgomery.

Newspapers: Talladega Daily Home,

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 Talladega County, Alabama section of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City (US/CAN Book 976.161).

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

Census Records

1860 US Census

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Pages 88-89, Lines 40 and 1-10, Northern Division, Talladega Co., AL (29 Jun 1860)
L. Culpepper, 54, M, Overseer, RE=$500, PE=$1000, GA (# 5034)
N. Culpepper, 34, F, GA
L. Culpepper, 15, F, GA
M. Culpepper, 14, F, GA
R. Culpepper, 13, F, GA
W. Culpepper, 12, M, GA
J. Culpepper, 11, M, GA
J. Culpepper, 10, M, GA
H. Culpepper, 7, F, GA
T. Culpepper, 6, F, GA
Culpepper, 1/12, M, GA

1870 US Census

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Pages 14-15, Lines 34-40 and 1-5, Kymulga, Twp 19, Rng 3E, Talladega Co., AL (6 Jul 1870)
John W. Haw, 21, M, Wh, Farmer, PE=$200, AL, md Dec 1879
Eleanor Haw, 21, F, Wh, Keeping house, GA, md Dec 1879 (#5047)
William Culpepper, 24, M, Wh, Farm Laborer, PE=$300, GA
Larkin Culpepper, 54, M, Wh, Farmer, RE=$900, PE=$1000, GA (# 5034)
Martha J. Culpepper, 36, F, Wh, Keeping house, AL
Sarah A. Culpepper, 27, F, Wh, At home, GA
Caledonia V. Culpepper, 15, F, Wh, At home, GA
Eliza A. Culpepper, 14, F, Wh, At home, GA
Peter J. Runson, 14, M, Wh, Farm Laborer, AL
Mary F. Runson, 10, F, Wh, AR
Leanna Runson, 7, F, Wh, AL
Charles Culpepper, 5, M, Wh, AL
Eddie C. Culpepper, 4, M, Wh, AL
John W. Whitman, 22, M, Wh, Farm Laborer, SC

1880 US Census

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ED 135, Page 147A, Lines 36-39, Kymulga, Talladega Co., AL
William Culpepper, Self, M, Md, Wh, 33, Farmer, GA/GA/GA (# 5046)
Lillie Culpepper, Wife, F, Md, Wh, 21, Housekeeper, AL/SC/SC
Etta Culpepper, Dau, F, Sng, Wh, 3, ---, AL/GA/AL
Don Culpepper, Son, M, Sng, Wh, 2, ---, AL/GA/AL

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ED 135, Pages 147A-B, Lines 48-49 and 1-2, Kymulga, Talladega Co., AL
John Keith, Self, M, Md, Mulatto, 19, Laborer, AL/AL/AL
Cinthea Keith, Wife, F, Md, Black, 18, Laborer, AL/AL/AL
Charles Culpepper, Other, M, Sng, Wh, 16, Laborer, AL/GA/AL (#53808)
Edwin Culpepper, Other, M, Sng, Wh, 14, Laborer, AL/GA/AL (# 53809)

1890 US Census

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Census records burned in Washington

1900 US Census

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ED 96, Page 254A, Lines 9-18, Norton Ave., Sylacauga, Talladega Co., AL (26 Jun 1900)
Nancy Culpepper, Head, Wh, F, Aug 1846, 53, wid, ch 10/9, GA/AL/SC (#1583)
William F. Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Jun 1870, 29, sng, AL/AL/GA, Farm laborer
James N. Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Mar 1872, 28, sng, AL/AL/GA, Day laborer
Lula D. Culpepper, Dau, Wh, F, Mar 1874, 26, sng, AL/AL/GA. Knitter/Hosiery Mill
Ida R. Culpepper, Dau, Wh, F, May 1876, 24, sng, AL/AL/GA. Knitter/Hosiery Mill
Edgar B. Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Jan 1878, 22, sng, AL/AL/GA, Farm laborer
Charles H. Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Apr 1880, 20, sng, AL/AL/GA, Day laborer
Mannie Culpepper, Dau, Wh, F, Dec 1883, 16, sng, AL/AL/GA, Knitter/Hosiery Mill
Mattie Culpepper, Dau, Wh, F, Dec 1885, 14, sng, AL/AL/GA, Toffer/Hosiery Mill
Georgia Alabama Culpepper, Dau, Wh, F, Mar 1890, 10, sng, AL/AL/GA

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ED 93, Page 191B, Lines 91-96, Kyrulga, Talladega Co., AL (12 Jun 1900)
David R. Davison, Head, Wh, M, Jul 1843, 56, md-36yrs, AL/GA/TN, Farmer (#36775)
Rebecker Davison, Wife, Wh, F, May 1840, 60, md-36yrs, ch 4/4, SC/SC/SC
Martha Culpepper, Dau, Wh, F, Oct 1876, 23, wid, ch 3/3, AL/AL/SC, Farm laborer
Olie Culpepper, Granddau, Wh, F, Sep 1892, 7, sng, AL/GA/AL
Bessie Culpepper, Granddau, Wh, F, Oct 1894, 5, sng, AL/GA/AL
Guy Culpepper, Grandson, Wh, M, Sep 1896, 3, sng, AL/GA/AL, Farm laborer

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ED 89, Page 130B, Line 58, Talladega College, Talladega, Talladega Co., AL (21 Jun 1900)
Low Culpepper, Inmate, Black, M, Aug 1877, 22, sng, AL/AL/AL, At school

1910 US Census

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ED 136, Page 79A, Lines 33-40, Plank Rd, Sylacauga, Talladega Co., AL (21 Apr 1910)
David R. Davison, Head, M, Wh, 67, md1-42yrs, AL/GA/TN, Farmer (#36775)
Rebecca Davison, Wife, F, Wh, 67, md-36yrs, ch 4/4, AL/SC/SC
Mattie Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, 41, wid, ch 4/4, AL/AL/AL, Spinner/Cotton Mill
Ollie McSherdon, Granddau, F, Wh, 22, md1-6yrs, ch 2/2, AL/AL/AL
John McSherdon, Son-in-law, M, Wh, 24, md1-6yrs, AL/AL/AL, Fireman
Bessie Culpepper, Granddau, F, Wh, 15, sng, AL/AL/AL
Guy Culpepper, Grandson, M, Wh, 12, sng, AL/AL/AL
Ziffity Culpepper, Graddau, F, Wh, 6, sng, AL/AL/AL

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ED 127, Page 150A, Lines 17-21, 100 Barton St, Talladega, Talladega Co., AL (25 Apr 1910)
Lorney Culpepper, Head, M, Black, 28, md1-10yrs, AL/__/__, Teacher/Public School
(This is probably Low Culpepper in 1900 census)
__ Culpepper, Wife, F, Black, 25, md1-10yrs, ch 3/3, AL/__/AL, Laundress
Jesse Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 6, sng, AL/AL/AL
I. V. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Black, 4, sng, AL/AL/AL
Allethia Culpepper, Daughter, F, Black, 2, sng, AL/AL/AL

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ED 133, Page 150A, Lines 64-65, 12th Pct, Talladega Co., AL (28 Apr 1910)
Walter Culpepper, Head, M, Black, 39, md1-2yrs, GA/GA/GA, Farm Laborer (#53040?)
Ada Culpepper, Wife, F, Mulatto, 19, md1-2yrs, ch 0, GA/GA/GA, Farm Laborer

1920 US Census

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ED 135, Page 110A, Line 47, Alabama School for Blind, Talladega, Talladega Co., AL
(14 Jan 1920)
Dewey Culpepper, Pupil, M, Wh, 18, sng, AL/AL/AL

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ED 148, Page 42B, Lines 83-89, Mignon, Talladega Co., AL (2 Jan 1920)
Guy Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 22, md, AL/AL/AL, Carder/Cotton Mill (#36779)
Alma D. Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 21, md, AL/AL/AL, Carder/Cotton Mill
William Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 1 2/12, sng, AL/AL/AL
Ward D. Hales, Father-in-law, M, Wh, 50, md, AL/AL/AL, Farm Laborer
Mattie A. Hales, Mother-in-law, F, Wh, 50, md, AL/GA/SC
David R. Davison, Grandfather, M, Wh, 77, md, GA/GA/GA
Rebecca Davison, Grandmother, F, Wh, 80, md, SC/SC/SC

1930 US Census

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ED 14, Pages 153A-B, Lines 48-55, Talladega, Talladega Co., AL (5 Apr 1930)
In HH of David C. and Julia Burt:
Willie Culpepper, Bro-in-law, M, Black, 50, sng, AL/AL/AL, Hired Hand/Farm

Births

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

Deeds

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No records have been found of Culpepper deeds in Talladega 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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Guy Culpepper, Sylacauga, Talladega Co., AL, age 20, born 27 Oct 1897, Caucasian, Occupation: Mill Operations at Avondale Mills, Nearest relative: Alma Culpepper, Wife; Tall Height, Medium Build, Gray Eyes, Black Hair, Registered 12 Sep 1918 at Talladega, Talladega Co., AL (#36779)

World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942

Source: Ancestry.com. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. Original data: United States, Selective Service System. Selective Service Registration Cards, World War II: Fourth Registration. National Archives and Records Administration Branch locations: National Archives and Records Administration Region Branches.

Note: This database is an indexed collection of the draft cards from the Fourth Registration, the only registration currently available to the public (the other registrations are not available due to privacy laws). The Fourth Registration, often referred to as the "old man's registration", was conducted on 27 April 1942 and registered men who born on or between 28 April 1877 and 16 February 1897 - men who were between 45 and 64 years old - and who were not already in the military.

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Don Culpepper, White, born 25 Oct 1880 in Childersburg, Talladega Co., Alabama; resided in Forrest City, Saint Francis Co., Arkansas; Contact: Mrs. Mattie May  Culpepper at same location; Employment not specified; Height 5 8, Weight 130, Gray eyes, Gray hair, Ruddy complexion, Registered 27 Apr 1942 in Forrest City, Saint Francis Co., Arkansas

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946

Source: National Archives and Records Administration. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 (database online). Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005. Original data: Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, 1938-1946 (Archival Database); World War II Army Enlistment Records; Records of the National Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 64; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

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William O. Culpeper, born 1855 (sic), Native of Alabama; Resided in Talladega Co., Alabama; Enlisted on 27 Sep 1939 for the Philippine Department; Education: Grammar school; Civil Occupation: Dietitian; Marital Status: Widower or widow, without dependents. )#36783)

Marriages

Talladega County Alabama Marriage Books

Source: Anne C. Daniell, Talladega County, Alabama, Marriage Books (6 volumes), LaGrange, Georgia: Martha S. Anderson, Family Tree, c1986, FHL US/CAN Book 976.161 V2t

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Caledonia V. Culpepper and John Whitman married 5 Jan 1871 at res. of Mrs. M. J. Culpepper in Talladega Co., Book C-240 (#11028)

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Lucinda Culpepper and L. F. Beckham married 28 Dec 1871 at res. of Mrs. M. J. Culpepper in Talladega Co., Book D-5 (#5027)

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Mary Culpepper and John S. Roberts married 13 Jan 1863 in Talladega Co., Book B-400
(#5045)

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William S. Culpepper and Lillie Vaughn married 4 Nov 1875 at res. of Tillman Vaughn in Talladega Co., Book D-426 (#5046)

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 Talladega 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 Talladega 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 Talladega 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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Alex Culpepper married Feb 1964 in Talladega Co., AL

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Ann Culpepper married 21 Dec 1951 in Talladega Co., AL

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Doris Culpepper married Oct 1961 in Talladega Co., AL

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Early Culpepper married Nov 1959 in Talladega Co., AL

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Edward Culpepper married Aug 1956 in Talladega Co., AL

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Frank E Culpepper married May 1949 in Talladega Co., AL

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Helen Culpepper married Jan 1945 in Talladega Co., AL

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Hugh Culpepper married Oct 1961 in Talladega Co., AL

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Iris D Culpepper married Aug 1969 in Talladega Co., AL

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Mavis Culpepper married Jul 1956 in Talladega Co., AL

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Sandra J Culpepper married May 1969 in Talladega 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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Grover C Culpepper and Florence P Culpepper divorced in Aug 1957 in Talladega Co., Alabama

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Hugh Culpeper and Willie J Culpeper divorced in Jan 1959 in Talladega Co., Alabama

Deaths

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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Ethel Culpepper died Aug 1934 in Talladega Co., Alabama

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Mattie A. Culpepper died Jul 1927 in Talladega Co., Alabama (#36777)

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Murble Culpepper died Apr 1927 in Talladega 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 Talladega County.

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Alex Culpepper, 18 Apr 1927 - 15 Mar 2002, Sylacauga, Talladega Co., Alabama 35151; SSN 424-22-3413 issued in Alabama before 1951

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Lurleen Culpepper, 22 Sep 1922 - 5 Apr 1994, Sylacauga, Talladega Co., Alabama 35150; SSN 422-56-5308 issued in Alabama in 1959-1960

Other Death Records

bulletCheryl J. Culpepper -- age 9 -- of Rt. 2, Talladega.  Date of death 22 May 1967, 9:00 a.m.  Place of death -- Palsey Home, Birmingham.  Date of Birth 7 May 1958, Alabama.  Father's name:  Edward Culpepper, birthplace -- Alabama.  Mother's maiden name:  Barbara Baird, birthplace -- Alabama.  Place of service:  Winterboro Baptist Church, 24 May 1967, 3:30 p.m.  Robert Wade officiating.  Survivors:  mother -- Mrs. Barbara Wilkes -- Anniston; 2 brothers [not named]; one sister [not named]; grandparents -- Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Baird, Talladega.  [Source:  Usrey Brown Service Funeral Home Records, 1967.  Talladega, AL.  Reproduced from the originals by Fern Sanders, Jean Gorse, and Frances Vincent.  Published by the Alabama Room, Public Library of Anniston and Calhoun County.  Anniston, AL.  December 1993.]

Burials

Evergreen Cemetery

Sylacauga, Talladega Co., Alabama. On north edge of Sylacauga on Highway 21.

Source: Joseph W. and Frances S. Upchurch, Talladega County, Alabama, Tombstone Inscriptions of All Known Cemeteries, 1700's to 1987 (2 vols.), Cullman, Alabama: Gregath, c 1989. Vol. 1, page 146, FHL US/CAN Book 976.161 V3u.

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Guy W. Culpepper, 1897 - 1984 (#36779)
Alma D. Culpepper, 1898 - 1971

Marble City Cemetery

Sylacauga, Talladega Co., Alabama. On West 4th Street

Source: Joseph W. and Frances S. Upchurch, Talladega County, Alabama, Tombstone Inscriptions of
All Known Cemeteries, 1700's to 1987 (2 vols.), Cullman, Alabama: Gregath, c 1989. Vol. 1, page 334, FHL US/CAN Book 976.161 V3u.

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Mattie Culpepper, 24 Oct 1869 - 15 Jul 1927 (#36777)

Winterboro Baptist Church Cemetery

Talladega Co., Alabama. 10 miles south of Talladega at intersection of Highways 21 and 76.

Source: Joseph W. and Frances S. Upchurch, Talladega County, Alabama, Tombstone Inscriptions of All Known Cemeteries, 1700's to 1987 (2 vols.), Cullman, Alabama: Gregath, c 1989. Vol. 2, page 425, FHL US/CAN Book 976.161 V3u v2

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Cheryl Jean Culpeper (2-p), 7 May 1958 - 22 May 1967

Places

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

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