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Florence County


In the eastern South Carolina part of the Coastal Plains region, Florence County was formed in 1888 from Marion, Darlington, Clarendon and Williamsburg Counties. Its county seat, the town of Florence, is at the intersection of I-95 and I-20, about 90 miles north of Charleston and 70 miles east of Columbia. Florence County is bordered by the counties of Darlington, Marlboro, Dillon, Marion, Williamsburg, Clarendon, Sumter and Lee.

Morning News, Florence

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Census Records

Florence County was not formed until 1888 and the 1890 census burned in Washington.

1900 US Census


Page 187B, Family 166, Timmonsville Twp, Florence Co., SC
James F. Culpepper, Head, M, Jul 1834, 65, md 14 yrs, NC/NC/NC, Physician (#3966)
Jennie Culpepper, Wife, F, Oct 1854, 45, md 14 yrs, ch 0/0, VA/VA/VA
Susan G. Culpepper, Niece, F, Mar 1888, 12, S, VA/VA/VA


Page 188A, Family 184, Timmonsville Twp, Florence Co., SC
Charles M. Billings, Head, M, Jan 1866, 34, md 12 yrs, VA/VA/VA, Minister
Mary A. Billings, Wife, F, Sep 1872, 27, md 12 yrs, ch 2/1, NC/NC/NC
Charles M. Billings, Son, M, Dec 1897, 2, S, SC/VA/NC
Mattie Culpepper, Boarder, F, 1877, 22, S, SC/SC/SC, Housekeeper (#7205)


Page 218B, Family 197, Jeffrey's Twp, Florence Co., SC
Love C. Crawley, Head, M, Mar 1849, 51, Md 30 yrs, SC/SC/SC, Farmer (#47884)
Mattie C. Culpepper, Wife, F, Apr 1850, 50, Md 30 yrs, ch 3/3, SC/SC/SC
James Crawley, Son, M, Mar 1872, 28, S, SC/SC/SC
Robert Crawley, Son, M, May 1876, 24, S, SC/SC/SC
Harvey Crawley, Son, M, Mar 1882, 18, S, SC/SC/SC
Sarah Culpepper, Niece, F, Jan 1855, 45, S, SC/SC/SC, Housekeeper

1910 US Census


ED 32, Sheet 9A, Lines 38-41, Timmonsville Twp, Florence Co., SC
James F. Culpepper, Head, M, 75, md2-24yrs, NC/NC/NC, Own income (#3966)
Virginia F. Culpepper, Wife, F, 53, md1-24 yrs, ch 0/0, VA/VA/VA
Susie G. Rice, Niece, F, 21, Sng, VA/VA/VA
Ora Rogers, Boarder, F, 26, Sng, NC/SC/NC

1920 US Census


ED 65, Sheet 15B, Lines 75-78, 211 Weaver St., Timmonsville, Florence Co., SC
Walter A. Carter, Head, M, 38, md, VA/VA/VA, Agent/ACL RR (# 7231)
Susie R. Carter, Wife, F, 31, md, SC/SC/SC
Howard Carter, Nephew, M, 4 6/12, sng, SC/SC/SC
Jennie F. Culpepper, Aunt, F, 64, wid, VA/VA/VA

1930 US Census


ED 13, Sheet 15A, Lines 28-38, 200 West Darlington St., Florence, Florence Co., SC
Rent=$45, Radio=N, Farm=N
Walter S. Monell, Head, M, 41, md@21, SC/SC/SC, Carpenter, Vet=N
Vernie Monell, Wife, F, 32, md@17, SC/SC/SC
Willie M. Monell, Daughter, F, 19, Sng, SC/SC/SC, Saleslady/Dept. Store
Walter L. Monell, Son, M, 17, Sng, SC/SC/SC, Elevator Operator/Dept. Store
Louise Monell, Daughter, F, 16, Sng, SC/SC/SC
Marion Monell, Son, M, 14, Sng, SC/SC/SC
Alma Monell, Daughter, F, 11, Sng, SC/SC/SC
Leon Culpepper, Roomer, M, 31, md@22, SC/SC/SC, Machinist/Auto Shop, Vet=N
Ruby Culpepper, Roomer, F, 24, md@16, SC/SC/SC
Leon E. Culpepper, Roomer, M, 7, Sng, SC/SC/SC
Jack W. Culpepper, Roomer, M, 5, Sng, SC/SC/SC


ED 39, Sheet 6B, Lines 65-68, 200 West Darlington St., Timmonsville, Florence Co., SC
Home=$7,000, Radio=N, Farm=N
Walter S. Carter, Head, M, 48, md@33, (States?) Agent/ACL RR (# 7231)
Susie Carter, Wife, F, 42, md@27, VA/VA/VA
Walter S. Carter Jr., Son, M, 5, sng, SC/SC/VA
Howard Culpepper, Boarder, M, 14, Sng, SC/SC/SC



No records of any Culpepper marriages have been found.

South Carolina Death Index, 1915-1949

Source: Ancestry.com. South Carolina Death Index, 1915-1949 [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004. Original data: South Carolina. South Carolina Death Index, 1915-1949. Columbia, S.C.: South Carolina Division of Vital Records, Office of Public Health Statistics and Information Services, SC Department of Health and Environmental Control.


Jannie Culpeper, White, Female, born c 1857, died 14 Feb 1923 at age 66 in Florence Co., SC, Vol-Cert# 2-2524 (# 7189)

Social Security Death Index (SSDI)


No records of any Culpepper deaths have been found in the SSDI.



TIMMONSVILLE - Terry Oneil Wilson, 46, died March 5, 2002 in a Florence hospital. Stoudenmire-Dowling Funeral Home, Florence, is in charge. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Barbara Wilson Memorial Fund for Terry Wilson, First Citizens National Bank, 276 South Irby St., Florence, SC 29506. Mr. Wilson was born in Florence County, a son of Lucille Stokes Wilson and the late Willie Wilson. Surviving are wife, Barbara Culpeper Wilson; mother; son, Eric Wilson; daughter, Tonya Wilson; stepdaughter, Amy Culpeper; brothers, William and Jerry Wilson; sister, Gail Matney.


Mount Hope Cemetery

Florence, Florence Co., SC


Minnie Leona Culpepper, 11 Feb 1881 - 20 Dec 1959 (#51479)


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