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Jones County

History

In the Piedmont Region of Georgia, Jones County was formed in 1807 from Baldwin County. Its county seat, Gray, is on US-129 about 80 miles SSE of Atlanta and 15 miles north of Macon. Jones is bordered by the counties of Jasper, Putnam, Baldwin, Wilkinson, Twiggs, Bibb and Monroe.

Newspaper: The Macon Telegraph, Macon, GA and The Jones County News, Gray, GA

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.

Early Deeds and Other Records

1811 Jones County Tax Digest

Source: Carolyn White Williams, History of Jones Co., GA, 1807-1907, J. W. Burke Co., 1957, Macon, GA, FHL US/CAN Book 975.8567 H2w. Page 712

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Robert Culpepper, 101.25 acres in Jones Co.; Originally granted to Robert Culpepper; Adjoins H. Parker on Walnut Creek

Passports of Southeastern Pioneers

Dorothy Williams Potter, Genealogical Publishing Co., 1990.

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John Culpepper and family, from Jones Co., GA, passport issued 16 Oct 1810 (#3222)

Genealogical Abstracts from the Georgia Journal, Vol. 3, 1824-1828

Fred R. and Emilie K. Hartz, Vidalia, GA, 1994.

Letters Remaining at the Post Office at Clinton, Jones Co., GA;

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Christopher Culpepper, 1 Jan 1824 (#1415)

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Marriner Culpepper, 1 Apr 1824 (#4882)

Jones Co., GA Deed Records and Mortgages, 1807-1827

Jones County Superior Court, Published on Microfilm (Films 470,012 - 470,017) by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1966, and abstracted by Lewis W. Griffin.

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1 Mar 1808. John Culpepper of Baldwin Co., GA to his children, Sampson, John, Aggy, Polly, all of Washington Co., all my real and personal property. Book A, Page 435. (#3217)

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14 Feb 1809. David Culpepper of Washington Co., GA to Thomas Gresham of Wilkes Co., GA, for $500: 202.5 acres in Baldwin Co., District 13, Lot #11. /s/ David & Elizabeth Culpepper. Wit: Isaac Langdon, ___ Gresham. Book B, Page 230. (#3223 & 3224)

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1 Dec 1814. Gilbert Gay of Jasper Co., GA to Wm. Culpepper of Jones Co. for $100: 202.5 acres in District 6, Lot #124, as drawn by Gilbert Gay of Clarke Co. Wit: Robert Hutchins, Nathaniel G. Walker. Book G, Page 118. (#4869)

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11 Oct 1818. Daniel Culpepper, Sr., of Warren Co., GA to Daniel Culpepper, Jr., of Jones Co., for $600: 101.25 acres where Daniel Jr. now lives on Walnut Creek as drawn by Daniel Sr., half of Lot #22 in District 11. Wit: Rebecca, Susan D. and John Lewis, Book G, Page 299. (#4868 & 4876)

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7 Oct 1818. Daniel Culpepper of Warren Co., GA to Robert Culpepper of Jones Co., for $600: 101.25 acres on Walnut Creek where Robert Culpepper now lives, half of Lot #22 in District 11. Book G, Page 300. (#4868 & 4877)

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25 Nov 1818. Robert Culpepper to Betsey Jones for $1,500, half of Lot #22 in District 11 on Walnut Creek where Robert Culpepper now lives. Wit: Daniel Culpepper, John Jones, Adam Carson, J.P. Book L, Page 91.  (#4877 & 4876)

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4 Jul 1820. A writ of fieri facias (an order for the sheriff to collect a judgment) in suit of John Lowe and Reuben Cole against William Culpepper, Sr. and William Culpepper, Jr., land seized by James Riley, Sheriff, and sold for $34 to Joseph B. Riley, 202.5 acres where Wm. Culpepper now lives. Wit: James Fagan, Adam Carson. Book L, Page 356. (#4869 and 50263)

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4 Oct 1821. Jacob Watson to Joel Culpepper, 50 acres, part of Lot #45 in District 11. Wit: John English, Wife P. ____. Book M, Page 407. (#4926)

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12 Dec 1826. Joel Culpepper to Pierce A. Lewis, 4 acres of Lot #45 in District 11. Wit: S. C. Lippet. Book N, Page 261. (#4926)

Note: No further Culpepper deeds appear in the Jones Co. Deed Index until 1858 (S. R. Culpepper) and 1879 (William Culpepper).

Census Records

Jones County was formed in 1807 from Baldwin County, and the 1810 census was lost.

1820 US Census

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Page 128, Jones Co., GA
Daniel Culpepper, 1M10-16, 1M26-45, 1F26-45 (#4876)

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Page 130, Jones Co., GA
Joel Culpepper, 1M0-10, 1M26-45, 1F16-26 (#4926)

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Page 114, Jones Co., GA
William Culpepper, Jr., 2M0-10, 1M10-16, 1M16-26, 1M45+, 1F45+ (#4869)

1820 Land Lottery

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Joel Culpepper, Buckhalters District, Jones Co., GA, drew lot 85-20 in Early Co., GA (#4926)

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William Culpepper, Sr., Wallers District, Jones Co., GA, drew lot 276-28 in Early Co., GA (#4869)

1830 US Census

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Page 468, Unk Twp, Jones Co., GA
Christopher Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 1 M5-10, 2 M15-20, 1 M60-70, 1 F0-5, 1 F15-20, 1 F20-30, 1 F30-40, 1 F60-70 (#1415)

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Page 468, Unk Twp, Jones Co., GA
Edward Culpepper, 1 M20-30, 3 F0-5, 1 F20-30 (#1449)

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Page 468, Unk Twp, Jones Co., GA
Jeremiah Culpepper, 1 M20-30 (#1454)

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Page 464, Unk Twp, Jones Co., GA
Joel Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 1M5-10, 1 M30-40, 1 F20-30, 1 F50-60 (#4926)

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Page 468, Unk Twp, Jones Co., GA
Wilson Culpepper, 2 M20-30, 1 F0-5, 1 F20-30 (#1452)

1850 US Census

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Page 188A, District 47, Jones Co., GA
William Wood, 36, M, Farmer, $3,000, GA
Mary Wood
, 40, F, GA
Jackson Wood
, 14, M, GA
John Wood
, 13, M, GA
Jornigan Wood
, 12, M, GA
Judah (Mary) Culpepper, 55, F, GA (#5056)

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Page 209B, District 47, Jones Co., GA
Stephen M. Culpepper, 39, M, Farmer, $1,200, GA (#4984)
Elizabeth J. Culpepper, 26, F, GA
Frances R. Culpepper, 3, F, GA
Martha E. Culpepper, 1, F, GA

1860 US Census

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Page 510, Hammocks District, Jones Co., GA
Stephen M. Culpepper, 50, M, Farmer, $1,700/$2,300, GA (#4984)
Jane E. Culpepper, 38, F, GA
Frances R. Culpepper, 12, F, GA
Martha E. Culpepper, 11, F, GA
Amanda F. Culpepper, 9, F, GA
William R. Culpepper, 7, M, GA
Stephen D. Culpepper, 5, M, GA
Jane Culpepper, 1, F, GA
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2 slaves: 55F, 18F

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Page 548, Flowers District, Jones Co., GA
William Wood, 47, M, Farmer, $10,700/$32,300, GA
Mary Wood
, 57, F, GA
Andrew J. Wood
, 25, M, Overseer, -/$1,600, GA
John C. Wood
, 23, M, Laborer, $500, GA
William J. Wood
, 22, M, Laborer, $100, GA
William Wood
, 19, M, Laborer, GA
(there were clearly 2 William Woods recorded adjacent to each other)
Mary Culpepper, 70, F, GA (#5056)

1870 US Census

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Page 272B, Family 1390, Clinton PO, Jones Co., GA
Stephen Culpepper, 59, M, Farmer, $1280/$800, GA (#4984)
Jane Culpepper, 47, F, GA
Frances Culpepper, 22, F, GA
Martha Culpepper, 21, F, GA
Manda Culpepper, 18, F, GA
William Culpepper, 17, M, GA
David Culpepper, 14, M, GA
Lucy Culpepper, 12, F, GA
Thomas Culpepper, 8, M, GA

1880 US Census

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ED 79, Page 451D (28), Family 226, Finney, Jones Co., GA
Jane Culpepper, Self, F, Wid/Div (sic), 56, GA/GA/GA (#5012)
Francis Culpepper, Dau, F, S, 32, GA/GA/GA, At Home
David Culpepper, Son, M, S, 24, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
Stephen M. Culpepper, Husband, M, Md, 68, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
William Culpepper, Son, M, S, 26, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
Thomas Culpepper, Son, M, S, 18, GA/GA/GA, Farm Laborer
Lucy Culpepper, Dau, F, Wid, 20, GA/GA/GA, At Home
Hardy Jackson, Other, M, S, 22, GA/GA/GA, Farm Laborer

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Page 449D, District 347, Jones Co., GA (Black)
Mon Culpepper, Self, F, Md, B, 27, GA/GA/GA, Keeping House (#43685)
Thomas Culpepper, Son, Md, S, B, 9, GA/GA/GA, At Home
Jack Culpepper, Son, M, S, B, 6, GA/GA/GA, At Home
Deck Daniel, Other, M, S, B, 19, GA/GA/GA, Farm Laborer
Clarrah Daniel, Other, F, S, B, 3, GA/GA/GA, ---
Perry Daniel, Other, M, S, B, 1, GA/GA/GA, ---

1890 US Census

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The 1890 census was accidentally destroyed by fire in Washington.

1900 US Census

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ED 59, Page 47B (6), Family 120, Barrons District, Jones Co., GA
Ed Culpepper, Head, M, Aug 1867, 32, Md 5 yrs, GA/GA/GA, Farmer (#9768)
Minnie Culpepper, Wife, F, Sep 1869, 31, Md 5 yrs, ch 2/2, GA/GA/GA
Nannie F. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Mar 1898, 2, Sng, GA/GA/GA
Janie Culpepper, Daughter, F, May 1899, 1, Sng, GA/GA/GA

1910 US Census

No Black Culpeppers found

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ED 84, Page 1A, lines 44-51 Whites District, Jones Co., GA
Sam E. Culpepper, Head, M, 42, Md 14 yrs, GA/GA/GA, Farmer (#9768)
Minnie F. Culpepper, Wife, F, 40, Md 14 yrs, ch 6/6, GA/GA/GA
Nannie Culpepper, Daughter, F, 12, Sng, GA/GA/GA
Louise Culpepper, Daughter, F, 10, Sng, GA/GA/GA
Elizabeth Culpepper, Daughter, F, 8, Sng, GA/GA/GA
Clara Culpepper, Daughter, F, 6, Sng, GA/GA/GA
Houston Culpepper, Son, M, 4, Sng, GA/GA/GA
Lillian Culpepper, Daughter, F, 2, Sng, GA/GA/GA

1920 US Census

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No Caucasian or Black Culpeppers found.

1930 US Census

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No Culpeppers found.

Marriages

Georgia Marriages to 1850

Ancestry.com Online database, 1997.
Original Source: Dodd, Jordan. Georgia Marriages to 1850. Liahona Research

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Jeremiah Culpepper and Mary T. Tucker on 15 May 1831 in Jones Co., GA, Book B-68
(#1454)√

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Joel Culpepper and Rebecca Hammock on 26 Aug 1819 in Jones Co., GA, Book A-134
(#4926)√

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Juda Culpepper and William Dixon on 25 May 1819 in Jones Co., GA, Book A-90
(#5056)√

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Martha Culpepper and Elisha Wright on 14 Feb 1831 in Jones Co., GA, Book B-61
(#50265)√

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Stephen Culpepper and Elizabeth J. Richey on 14 Jul 1846 in Jones Co., GA, Book B-86
(#4984)√

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Wilson Culpepper and Mary A. Hale on 11 Sep 1829 in Jones Co., GA, Book B-17
(#1452)√

Georgia Marriages to 1851-1900

Ancestry.com Online database, 2000.
Original Source: Dodd, Jordan. Georgia Marriages to 1850. Liahona Research

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No Culpeppers found

Jones Co., GA Marriages

Source: Carolyn White Williams, History of Jones Co., GA, 1807-1907, J. W. Burke Co., 1957, Macon, GA, FHL US/CAN Book 975.8567 H2w. Pages 841-945

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Amanda Culpepper and Wilkins Gresham Jr., 30 Dec 1879, Jones Co., GA, Book ?-414
(#5015)√

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Lucy Culpepper and Little W. Hammons, 30 Dec 1879, Jones Co., GA, Book ?-413
(#5018)√

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Lucy Culpepper and John Long, 17 Jul 1890, Jones Co., GA, Book ?-405
(#5018)√

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Martha J. Culpepper and Walter Watts, 24 Dec 1878, Jones Co., GA, Book ?-326
(#5014)√

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Mattie Culpepper and Joel J. Wright, 15 Jul 1870, Jones Co., GA, Book ?-171
(#5014)√

Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998

Ancestry.com Online database, 2001.
Original Source:
State of Georgia. Indexes of Vital Records for Georgia: Deaths, 1919-98. Georgia: Georgia Health Department, Office of Vital Records, 1998.

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No Culpeppers found.

Social Security Death Index

All records of deaths on or before 30 Sep 2004 in which the final benefit was paid in this county.

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No Culpeppers found.

Burials

Round Oak Cemetery - Sunshine Church II

Jones Co., GA

Source: Carolyn White Williams, History of Jones Co., GA, 1807-1907, J. W. Burke Co., 1957, Macon, GA, FHL US/CAN Book 975.8567 H2w. Pages 376-377

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Mrs. Minnie Childs Culpepper

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S. E. Culpepper, 21 Aug 1868 - 28 Mar 1925

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William Houston Culpepper, 12 Mar 1903 - 12 Dec 1910

Last Revised: 26 Jan 2006

 
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