Mary Ann Culp

Female25 November 1816–15 December 1881

Brief Life History of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Culp was born on 25 November 1816, in Chester, South Carolina, United States, her father, John Culp, was 47 and her mother, Ann Neely, was 36. She married Gabriel Ray on 16 March 1831, in Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Texas, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 7, Upshur, Texas, United States in 1880. She died on 15 December 1881, in Upshur, Texas, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Upshur, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gabriel Ray
Mary Ann Culp
Marriage: 16 March 1831
Elizabeth Ann Ray
John Washington Ray
Martha Jane Ray
William Franklin Ray
Thomas Jefferson Ray
Joseph Newton Ray
Mary Evaline Ray
James Monroe Ray
Sarah Angeline Ray
Margaret Laura Ray
Emily Cornelia Ray

Sources (9)

  • Mary Ray in household of Galriel Ray, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Ann Culp Ray, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mary Culp in entry for Emma Johnson, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 March 1831Alabama, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Historical Boundaries: 1818: Autauga, Alabama Territory, United States 1819: Autauga, Alabama, United States

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 3

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1835 · Angry Mob Seizes U-S Mail

    Age 19

    On August 31, 1835, in Charleston, South Carolina an angry mob takes control over the U-S mail and burns it in public.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from Colp in Aberdeenshire.

    Americanized form of German Kulp , Kolp , Kolb , or Kalb .

    History: This (see 2 above) is one of the variants of the name of a Mennonite family, originally spelled Kolb , but among the Mennonites in the US also commonly found in the altered forms Culp and Kulp .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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