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Lee County

History

In the Upper Coastal Plains Region of Georgia, Lee County was formed in 1825-26 as an original county from the Creek Cessions. Its county seat, Leesburg, is on US-19 about 165 miles south of Atlanta and 75 miles southeast of Columbus. Lee is bordered by the counties of Sumter, Crisp, Worth, Dougherty and Terrell.

Newspapers: The Albany Herald, Albany, GA and The Lee County Ledger, Leesburg, 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.

Census Records

No Culpeppers were found in any Lee County censuses prior to 1840.
Only 1900 and 1910 have not been checked for Black Culpeppers.

1840 US Census

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Page 183 (Image 21), District 915, Lee Co., GA
John S. Culpepper, 1M0-5, 1 M30-40, 2 F0-5, 2 F10-15, 1 F20-30 (# 3298)

1850 US Census

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Page 282, Family 175, District 50, Lee Co., GA
Gardner Culpepper, 35, M, Manager, RE=$200, GA (#9479)
Caroline Culpepper, 34, F, GA
Nancy F. Culpepper, 12, F, GA
Amanda Culpepper, 9, F, GA
John G. Culpepper, 7, M, GA
Wm. H. Culpepper, 5, M, GA
Mary A. M. Culpepper, 2, F, GA

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Page 288, Family 283, District 50, Lee Co., GA
C. T. Culpepper, 45, M, Farmer, RE=$100, GA (#4588)
Lucretia Culpepper, 44, F, GA

1860 US Census

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Page 710, Family 313, Starkville PO, Lee Co., GA
O. C. Culpepper, 24, M, Overseer, --/$225, GA (#47845)

1870 US Census

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No Caucasian Culpeppers found
One Black family found: James and Catherine (both age 60)

1880 US Census

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Page 606D, District 976, Lee Co., GA
James H. Culpepper, Self, M, M, W, 70, Farm Laborer, GA/GA/GA (#1460)
Nancy Culpepper, Wife, F, M, W, 38, Keeping House, GA/GA/GA
Wm. H. Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 7, ---, GA/GA/GA
B. Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 6, ---, GA/GA/GA
Mattie Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 3, ---, GA/GA/GA
Walter Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 2, ---, GA/GA/GA

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Page 649A, Red Bone, Lee Co., GA
Ambrose Culpepper, Self, M, M, W, 43, School Teacher, GA/NC/GA (#3355)
Ann E. Culpepper, Wife, F, M, W, 39, Keeps House, GA/NC/NC

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Page 651A, Red Bone, Lee Co., GA (Black)
Duncan Culpepper, Self, M, M, B, 21, Farm Laborer, GA/GA/NC (#43659)
Nettie A. Culpepper, Wife, F, M, B, 19, Farm Laborer, GA/GA/GA
Thomas Culpepper, Son, M, S, B, 1, ---, GA/GA/GA

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Page 662C, Red Bone, Lee Co., GA (Black)
James Culpepper, Self, M, M, B, 69, Farmer, GA/---/GA (#43662)
Catharine Culpepper, Wife, F, M, B, 60, Keeps House, NC/NC/NC
Julia A. Culpepper, Dau, F, S, B, 3, ---, 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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No Culpeppers found

1910 US Census

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ED 55, Page 64A, Family 56, Anc.com Img 4, Redbone, Lee Co., GA
Moses P. Culpepper, Head
, M, 30, Md1-9 yrs, GA/GA/GA, Farmer (#4609)
Lucille H. Culpepper, Wife, F, 23, Md2-9 yrs, ch 3/3, GA/GA/GA
Mary S. Culpepper, Dau, F, 4, Sng, GA/GA/GA
Earnest S. Culpepper, Son, M, 2, Sng, GA/GA/GA
William Culpepper, Son, M, 1/12, Sng, GA/GA/GA

1920 US Census

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ED 46, Page 2B, Family 16, Gen.com Img 49, Redbone, Lee Co., GA
William F. Culpepper, Head
, M, 46, md, GA/GA/GA, Farmer (#4620)
Lura Belle Culpepper, Wife, F, 46, md, GA/GA/GA
Willie Jewel Culpepper, Dau, F, 12, Sng, GA/GA/GA
James McDonald, Hired Man, M, 19, Sng, GA/GA/GA, Farm Laborer
Dan Barfield, Hired Man, M, 14, Sng, GA/GA/GA, Farm Laborer

1930 US Census

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ED 5, page 7B, 162 Main Street, Smithville, Lee Co., GA
Rents Home, Radio=N, Farm=N
Jim P. Culpepper, Head, M, 71, M, md @ 39, GA/GA/GA, Retail Merchant (#4618)
Edie Culpepper, Wife, F, 65, M, md @ 34, FL/AL/GA
Allie M. Culpepper, Dau, F, 27, S, GA/GA/FL

Deeds, Other Court Documents and Misc. Books

Lee Co., GA History. By Lee County Historical Society. Atlanta, GA: WH Wolfe Associates, 1983. Includes index, family histories, early marriages (1870-1900), cemetery records, and wills. FHL US/CAN Book: 975.8943 H2L. Book searched by Warren Culpepper and found/transcribed only the biography of William Keith Culpepper.

Lee Co., GA Tax digest, 1852. Microfilm of originals in the Lee County Courthouse, GA. Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1957. FHL US/CAN Film # 159,155 Item 6. Film searched by Warren Culpepper. No Culpeppers found.

Lee Co., GA Court Minutes, 1858-1894.  Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1964. Minutes of Court of Ordinary, vol. 1-A, 1858-1894. -  FHL US/CAN Film # 381,972. Film searched by Warren Culpepper. No Culpeppers found.

Lee Co., GA Deeds, 1858-1915.  Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1964. Deeds Index, vol. 1A-1, 1858-1915. -  FHL US/CAN Film # 367,175; Deeds, vol. A, 1858-1863. -  FHL US/CAN Film # 367,176. Film searched and transcribed by Warren Culpepper.

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10 May 1848. Wm. Sullivan of Lee Co., GA to Jeremiah Culpepper for $100, Lot 41, Dist. 15 (202.5 acres) Witness: Madison Carter. Recorded 19 Nov 1858 in Lee Co., GA Book A-210.

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8 Jun 1848. Jeremiah Culpepper to Thos. Roch of Randolph Co., GA, for $125, Lot 41, Dist. 15 (202.5 acres). Witness: Richard G. Allin. Recorded 19 Nov 1858 in Lee Co., GA Book A-210&211.

Marriages

Georgia Marriages to 1850

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

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No Culpeppers found.

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.

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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Eula C. Culpepper, d. 6 Apr 1950 at 35 years in Lee Co., GA; Res. in Lee Co., GA
(#48683)√

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J. P. Culpepper, d. 9 May 1933 in Lee Co., GA
(#4618)

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Lessie E. Culpepper, d. 7 Sep 1941 at 2 hours in Lee Co., GA
(Probably the infant daughter of William and Eula Culpepper.)

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Oris D. Culpepper, d. 11 Jun 1993 at 82 years in Dougherty Co., GA; Res. in Lee Co., GA
(#6541)√

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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Oris D. Culpepper, 20 Mar 1911 - 11 Jun 1993, Leesburg, Lee Co., GA, SSN 254-10-2274 issued in Georgia before 1951 (#6541)√

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William K. Culpepper, 26 Oct 1913 - 19 Apr 2001, Leesburg, Lee Co., GA, SSN 259-03-5537 issued in Georgia before 1951 (#5532)√

Burials

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No records of Culpepper graves have been found.

Last Revised: 26 Jan 2006

 
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