Sarah Elizabeth Culpepper

Female, #32442, (7 Jul 1845 - 2 Sep 1928)
Father*George Washington Culpepper of Meriwether Co., GA (6 Dec 1808 - 20 Dec 1901)
Mother*Perlina Perdue (27 Jun 1812 - 21 Jul 1882)
Name Variation She was also known as Sallie.1 
Birth*7 Jul 1845 Sarah was born at Lone Oak, Meriwether Co., Georgia, on 7 Jul 1845. 
1850 Census1 Jun 1850 Sarah listed as a household member living with George Washington Culpepper of Meriwether Co., GA on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Meriwether Co., Georgia.2 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 Sarah listed as a household member living with George Washington Culpepper of Meriwether Co., GA in the 1860 Census at Meriwether Co., Georgia.3 
Married Name13 Dec 1866  As of 13 Dec 1866, her married name was Sewell.1 
Marriage*13 Dec 1866 She married John Asbury Sewell at Lone Oak, Meriwether Co., Georgia, on 13 Dec 1866 at age 21.1 
Death of Mother21 Jul 1882 Her mother Perlina Perdue died on 21 Jul 1882 at Lone Oak, Meriwether Co., Georgia.4 
Photographedcirca 1885 She was photographed circa 1885 at Shuler, Union Co., Arkansas.5
John Asbury & Sarah Elizabeth (Culpepper) Sewell
Photographed*circa 1896 She was photographed circa 1896 at Shuler, Union Co., Arkansas,
Seated: John Asbury Sewell and Sarah Elizabeth (Culpepper) Sewell; standing (left to right): Walter Duke Sewell, John Henry Sewell, Perlina Elizabeth Sewell, Noah Franklin Sewell, and Alvin Clement Sewell.5
John Asbury and Sarah Elizabeth (Culpepper) Sewell family
Death of Father20 Dec 1901 Her father George Washington Culpepper of Meriwether Co., GA died on 20 Dec 1901 at Lone Oak, Meriwether Co., Georgia.6 
Death of Spouse11 Jul 1923 Her husband John Asbury Sewell died on 11 Jul 1923 at Shuler, Union Co., Arkansas
Death*2 Sep 1928 She died at Shuler, Union Co., Arkansas, on 2 Sep 1928 at age 83. 
Burial*3 Sep 1928 Her body was interred on 3 Sep 1928 at Fredonia Cemetery, Union Co., Arkansas
Biography*  She was known as "Sallie." George W. Culpepper recorded the birth of his daughter in his Bible: "Sarah Elizabeth was born Monday 12 o'clock July 7th 1845." Her baptism was also recorded: "Sara Elizabeth was Baptized - November 27, 1846 by John P? Dicenson." The final record is of her marriage: "Sarah E. Culpepper and John A. Sewell was married Dec. 15, 1866." The following death notice is from an unknown source: MRS. SEWELL DIES, AGED 83 Well Known Schuler Pioneer Buried at Fredonia Cemetery Monday Mrs. Sallie E. Sewell, aged 83, well known in the Schuler community 15 miles west of here, died at her home at midnight Saturday after an extended illness. Mrs. Sewell was a pioneer resident of the Schuler district, having made her home there for the last 49 years. The Sewell family is prominent in the history of this county and the state. Mrs. Sewell was a member of the Methodist church. Funeral services were held in her home [read church] at 10:30 o'clock yesterday morning, with the Rev. G. L. Cagle of Wesson, in charge. Burial services were in Fredonia cemetery, near her old home. Rumph mortuary was in charge of funeral arrangements. Survivors are: Noah F. Culpepper, Atlanta, Ga; S. F. Culpepper, Greenville, Ga; seven sons, G. P., W. D., J. A., J. H., N. F., and A. C. Sewell, all of El Dorado, and E. K. Sewell, of Lepanto, Ark. 

Family

John Asbury Sewell (26 Aug 1842 - 11 Jul 1923)
Marriage*13 Dec 1866 She married John Asbury Sewell at Lone Oak, Meriwether Co., Georgia, on 13 Dec 1866 at age 21.1 
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited26 Sep 2004

Citations

  1. Jordan Dodd, compiler, Georgia Marriages, 1851-1900, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2000.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/gamarr/main.htm
    Sallie E. Culpepper and John A. Sewell on 13 Dec 1866 in Meriwether Co., GA.
  2. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Pages 312B-313A, 59th District, Meriwether Co., GA
    G. W. Culpepper, 41, M, Farmer, $1,175, SC
    Perlina Culpepper, 38, F, GA
    J. D. Culpepper, 16, M, GA
    J. W. Culpepper, 13, M, GA
    W. J. Culpepper, 12, M, GA
    N. S. Culpepper, 10, M, GA
    N. L. Culpepper, 9, F, GA
    S. F. Culpepper, 7, M, GA
    S. E. Culpepper, 4, F, GA
    L. J. Culpepper, 3, M, GA
    P. F. Culpepper, 1, F, GA.
  3. Pages 415-416, Lutherville PO, Meriwether Co., GA
    George W. Culpepper, 50, M, Farmer, $2000/$2000, SC
    Paulina Culpepper, 48, F, GA
    James D. Culpepper, 26, M, GA
    Feraba Culpepper, 23, F, GA
    John W. Culpepper, 24, M, GA
    Simeon F. Culpepper, 17, M, GA
    Sallie E. Culpepper, 15, F, GA
    Joel Culpepper, 13, M, GA
    Permelia Culpepper, 11, F, GA
    George Culpepper, 8, M, GA.
  4. Priscilla Turner, compiler, Meriwether Co., GA Cemeteries, Spartanburg, SC: , 1993, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Book: 975.8455 V39.
    Allen-Lee Memorial United Methodist Church Cemetery, near Lone Oak, Meriwether Co., GA
    + Perlina Perdue Culpepper, 27 Jun 1812 – 21 Jul 1882.
  5. Correspondence from Paula Sewell Reynolds (Mrs. R. M. Reynolds) to Lew Griffin.
  6. Priscilla Turner, compiler, Meriwether Co., GA Cemeteries, Spartanburg, SC: , 1993, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Book: 975.8455 V39.
    Allen-Lee Memorial United Methodist Church Cemetery, near Lone Oak, Meriwether Co., GA
    + George W. Culpepper, 6 Dec 1808 – 20 Dec 1901.