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Maj James Monroe Culpepper
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Birth: Aug. 29, 1838
Monroe County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jul. 1, 1901
Houston County
Georgia, USA

Major, 6th Georgia Regiment, Beauregard Volunteers, CSA, (Also has a Masonic emblem on headstone).

h/o Nancy Hannah Kemp


James Monroe Culpepper (1838-1901), son of Mariner (1793-1838) and Jane McCrary Culpepper (1798-1874), was born in Monroe County, Georgia, the youngest of nine children. His siblings included Bartley Anderson Culpepper (1818-1821), Pallitine Caroline Culpepper (1820-1821), Comfort Amanda Culpepper (1822-1868), Daniel Clark Culpepper (1825-1862), Benjamin Franklin Drayton Culpepper (1828-1839), Mariner Jackson Culpepper (1830-1872), Lucinda Council Culpepper (1832), and Frances Edna Culpepper (1834). After his father's death in 1838, his mother moved the family to Houston County, Georgia.

James Monroe Culpepper served in the 6th Georgia Infantry Regiment during the Civil War, enlisting in Atlanta in 1861 and serving until 1865. After the war he served as Senator from the 23rd Senatorial District and was a member of the Houston County Board of Commissioners and on the Fort Valley City Council.

He married Martha Kemp (ca. 1846-1870), the daughter of Joseph (1813-1860) and Catherine Elizabeth Kemp (1826-1906) in 1866. Catherine Elizabeth Kemp was the daughter of James T. Davis and Hannah Kinsey. After his first wife's death, he married Nancy Hannah Kemp (1857-1917) in 1876.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Mariner Jackson Culpepper (1793 - 1838)
  Jane Grier McCrary Culpepper (1798 - 1874)
 
 Spouses:
  Martha Kemp Culpepper (1847 - 1870)
  Nancy Hannah Kemp Culpepper (1857 - 1917)*
 
 Children:
  Alice B Culpepper Richardson (1867 - 1928)*
  Mattie M Culpepper Tharpe (1877 - 1955)*
  Claudia Clark Culpepper (1879 - 1957)*
  Mary Culpepper Gray (1885 - 1963)*
  James Monroe Culpepper (1891 - 1957)*
  Lawton Miller Culpepper (1896 - 1967)*
 
 Siblings:
  Amanda Comfort Culpepper Jackson (1822 - 1868)*
  Mariner Jackson Culpepper (1832 - 1872)*
  Lucinda Council Clara Culpepper Walker (1832 - 1896)*
  Frances Edna Culpepper Mims (1834 - 1881)*
  James Monroe Culpepper (1838 - 1901)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Photo's courtesy of Davine Campbell
 
Burial:
Oaklawn Cemetery
Fort Valley
Peach County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Davine Harding
Record added: Sep 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76340090
Maj James Monroe Culpepper
Added by: Davine Harding
 
Maj James Monroe Culpepper
Added by: Davine Harding
 
Maj James Monroe Culpepper
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Added by: Evening Blues
 
 
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- C Bozeman
 Added: Feb. 6, 2016
Rest In Peace ,Cousin
- Donna McCrary Wise
 Added: Oct. 7, 2014

- Davine Harding
 Added: Sep. 11, 2011
 
 
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