Della Vestie Culpepper1

Female, #5572, (23 Oct 1897 - 15 Jul 1950)
Father*Moses Columbus Culpepper (20 Dec 1872 - 14 Aug 1900)
Mother*Joanna Catrett (15 Sep 1874 - 13 Mar 1943)
Name Variation She was also known as Vestie.1 
Birth*23 Oct 1897 Della was born at Coffee Springs, Geneva Co., Alabama, on 23 Oct 1897.2 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Della was listed as a daughter in Moses Columbus Culpepper's household on the 1900 Census at Geneva Co., Alabama.3 
Death of Father14 Aug 1900 Her father Moses Columbus Culpepper died on 14 Aug 1900 at Geneva Co., Alabama
Married Namesay 1915  As of say 1915, her married name was Richardson. 
Marriage*say 1915 She married Tyson Quitman Richardson say 1915.4 
Death of Mother13 Mar 1943 Her mother Joanna Catrett died on 13 Mar 1943. 
Death*15 Jul 1950 She died at Kinston, Coffee Co., Alabama, on 15 Jul 1950 at age 52.2 


Tyson Quitman Richardson (23 Jun 1894 - 26 Nov 1977)
Marriage*say 1915 She married Tyson Quitman Richardson say 1915.4 
 Bud and Della Culpepper Richardson nine children from their marriage.
     1. Millie Thelma Richardson
     2. Man Richardson (He died as an infant. He and sister Leslie are buried in the Kinston Cemetery. Their graves are easy to identify as they are buried side by side, with the concrete from the slabs on top of their graves covering the area between the graves.)
     3. Q. V. Rebecca Richardson
     4. Leslie Mae Richardson (She died when she was a very young child.)
     5. Nellie Pearl Richardson
     6. Fannie Jewell Richardson
     7. Clemmie Charles Richardson
     8. Mary Lyn (Marilyn) Richardson
     9. Fred Tyson Richardson ( Fred had a daughter, Gail Richardson Stewart who lives in Navarre, Florida).4,5,1 
ChartsJoseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited26 Aug 2011


  1. E-mail written 21 Aug 2011 to Warren Culpepper from Marilyn Richardson Rice (d/o #5572), Pensacola, FL, Phone 850-453-6651, e-mail address.
  2. OneWorld Tree,
    "Vestie Brown Culpepper, born 23 Oct 1897 in Coffee Springs, died 15 Jul 1950 in Kinston, AL, married Tyson Quitman Richardson, born 23 Jun 1894 in Covington Co., AL and died 26 Nov 1977 in Opp."
  3. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED and Page Unknown, Geneva Co., AL (Transcribed by Lew Griffin)
    Moses C. Culpepper, Head, W, M, Dec 1872, 27, md, AL
    Joana Culpepper, Wife, W, F, Aug 1874, 25, md, AL
    Lucy Culpepper, Daughter, W, F, Nov 1891, 8, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Calvin Culpepper, Son, W, M, May 1893, 7, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Minnie Culpepper, Daughter, W, F, Dec 1894, 5, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Frances Culpepper, Daughter, W, F, May 1896, 4, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Vester Culpepper, Daughter, W, F, Oct 1897, 2, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Wesley Culpepper, Son, W, M, Oct 1899, 0, sng, AL/AL/AL.
  4. Rochelle T. Farris and Lavina Jordan Helms, Coffee Springs, Alabama: A History, Montgomery, Alabama: Herff Jones Yearbook Publications, 1982, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.1292/C1 H2f.
    p. 63.
  5. E-mail written 10 Aug 2010 to Warren L. Culpepper from Gail Richardson Stewart(gd/o #5572), Navarre, FL, e-mail address.