William Franklin Culpepper1,2

Male, #10563, (29 Jun 1871 - 23 Feb 1962)
Father*Pleasant Jackson Culpepper (29 Nov 1851 - Mar 1936)
Mother*Sarah Elizabeth Alford (Sep 1851 - )
DNA* William has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Erasmus Culpepper of Nash Co., NC, who is a great-grandson of Robert Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Birth*29 Jun 1871 William was born at Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, on 29 Jun 1871. 
1880 Census17 Jun 1880 William was listed as a son in Pleasant Jackson Culpepper's household on the 1880 Census at Lincoln Parish, Louisiana.3 
Marriage*27 May 1894 He married Julia Catherine Reed at Jackson Parish, Louisiana, on 27 May 1894 at age 22.4 
Birth of Son16 Apr 1897 His son Audie Jackson Culpepper was born on 16 Apr 1897 at Jonesboro, Jackson Parish, Louisiana.5 
1900 Census*1900 William was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Jackson Parish, Louisiana
Land Grant/Patent*1902 Land was granted to William Franklin Culpepper in 1902 at Jackson Parish, Louisiana,

163 acres.6 
Birth of Son24 May 1904 His son William Stanley Culpepper was born on 24 May 1904 at Jackson Parish, Louisiana.7 
Birth of Son19 Feb 1907 His son Eunice Harvey Culpepper was born on 19 Feb 1907 at Jonesboro, Jackson Parish, Louisiana
Birth of Son26 Nov 1908 His son Marvin Tandy Culpepper was born on 26 Nov 1908 at Jonesboro, Jackson Parish, Louisiana.7 
1920 Census*1920 William was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Jackson Parish, Louisiana
Photographed*say 1925 He was photographed say 1925 at Jackson Parish, Louisiana.8
William Franklin Culpepper & Julia Catherine Reed
Death of FatherMar 1936 His father Pleasant Jackson Culpepper died in Mar 1936 at Jonesboro, Jackson Parish, Louisiana
Death of Spouse22 Mar 1950 His wife Julia Catherine Reed died on 22 Mar 1950 at Lincoln Parish, Louisiana
Death*23 Feb 1962 He died at Jonesboro, Jackson Parish, Louisiana, on 23 Feb 1962 at age 90. 
Burial*25 Feb 1962 His body was interred on 25 Feb 1962 at Springhill Cemetery, Jonesboro, Jackson Parish, Louisiana
Biography* William was a farmer and blacksmith. 
Reunion* A reunion is held annually in November for the descendants of William Franklin Culpepper. The last reported to Culpepper Connections! was held in November 2000 in the Weston High School cafeteria, near Jonesboro, LA. If you can provide current information on this reunion and its organizer, please contact Warren Culpepper.9 

Family

Julia Catherine Reed (27 Jan 1878 - 22 Mar 1950)
Marriage*27 May 1894 He married Julia Catherine Reed at Jackson Parish, Louisiana, on 27 May 1894 at age 22.4 
Children
ChartsBenjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited8 Aug 2011

Citations

  1. E-mail written 1999, 2004 to Lew Griffin & Warren Culpepper from Carmen Culpepper Harper (information from a Family Bible), e-mail address.
  2. E-mail written 2000 (GEDCOM) to Lew Griffin from James Jeffrey Culpepper, Morgantown, WV.
  3. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    5th Ward, Page 21A, Lincoln Parish, LA
    Resin J. Culpepper, Self, M, M, W, 28, LA/AL/AL, Farmer
    Sara E. Culpepper, Wife, F, M, W, 28, GA/GA/GA
    William F. Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 8, LA/LA/GA
    Nora V. Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 5, LA/LA/GA
    Missouri Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 3, LA/LA/GA
    John A. Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 2, LA/LA/GA
    Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 1M, LA/LA/GA.
  4. Jordan Dodd / Liahona Research, compiler, Louisiana Marriage Records, 1851-1900, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2000.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5228.htm
    W. F. Culpepper and Julia Reed, 27 May 1894, Jackson Parish, LA.
  5. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm
    Audie Culpepper, 6 Apr 1897 - May 1964, Residence Unknown, SSN 439-48-1275 issued in LA in 1951-1952
    (Why it is safe to publish Social Security information for deceased people: http://gen.culpepper.com/about/socialsecurity.htm).
  6. General Land Office Records, compiler, Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records, Online, Bureau of Land Management.
    http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/
    William F. Culpepper, 1902 Jackson Parish, 0.0000 acres/15300528
    William F. Culpepper, 1902 Jackson Parish, 0.0000 acres/15300790
    William F. Culpepper, 1902 Jackson Parish, 162.8500 acres/15301052.
  7. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm
  8. E-mail written 2000 to Lew Griffin from James Jeffrey Culpepper, e-mail address.
  9. Warren L. Culpepper (#1942), Publisher of Culpepper Connections, See link below for e-mail address.