Jessie Maye Culpepper

1879–29 October 1954 (Age 75)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Jessie Maye

When Jessie Maye Culpepper was born in 1879, in Georgia, United States, her father, Lewis Lumpkin Culpepper, was 41 and her mother, Mary Ellen Hanson, was 37. She married John Matthews Foster on 2 June 1901, in Henry, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in District 498, Henry, Georgia, United States in 1910 and District 486, Henry, Georgia, United States in 1920. She died on 29 October 1954, in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Henry, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Matthews Foster
1869–1932
Jessie Maye Culpepper
1879–1954
Marriage: 2 June 1901
Elijah Foster
1898–
Elmer Foster
1902–1902
Nellie Loraine Foster
1904–1990
Ruby Johnnie Foster
1906–1991
Bessie Mae Foster
1908–1989
Frank Harold Foster
1913–1975
Eugene Lamar Foster
1916–1981

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 June 1901
Henry, Georgia, United States
children

(7)

    Elijah Foster

    Male1898–Male

    Elmer Foster

    Male1902–1902Male

    Female1904–1990Female

    Female1906–1991Female

    Bessie Mae Foster

    Female1908–1989Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Lewis Lumpkin Culpepper

    Male1838–1916Male

    Mary Ellen Hanson

    Female1842–1902Female

siblings

(11)

    Susan Ella Culpepper

    Female1861–1913Female

    Female1863–1946Female

    Charles O Culpepper

    Male1866–1905Male

    Male1868–1942Male

    John Lewis CULPEPPER

    Male1869–1922Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 14

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a herbalist or spicer, from Middle English cull(en) ‘to pick’ (Old French coillir, from Latin colligere ‘to collect or gather’) + peper ‘pepper’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jessie M Foster in household of Jno M Foster, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jessie M Culpepper in household of Louis Culpepper, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jessie M Foster in household of John M Foster, "United States Census, 1920"

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