Sending Us Information
We truly welcome submissions of additional material on the Culpepper family.
1. What family members are you interested in?
We wish to include within our family tree the names of all deceased
people with a Culpepper surname (by birth, marriage or adoption).
We also want to include the names of the non-Culpepper spouses, and these spouses'
Generally, we do not publish other non-Culpepper names, but
there are a few exceptions. For complete details, please see our
statement on Culpepper Focus.
2. What details would you like on each name?
When sending information, be as specific as you can, but
we well understand that no one has all of the details that they wished
they had. To the extent that
you know it, for each person please provide:
Nickname(s), if any
Date and place of
Date and place of marriage
Date and place of death
Date and place of burial.
If you have biographical details, such as from newspaper
clippings, or from personal recollections, we hope you'll include those as well.
If your information is not complete, then feel free to send us what you
have now. We can always add more details later.
3. There are birth dates of living people
in the family tree information that I plan to send. Can you keep that
We do not publish within our web-based family tree any dates or places
associated with living people. For more
4. How should I submit my information?
We prefer data being submitted by e-mail. If you have a
printed report and can attach it to your e-mail, that would be
preferred, but delivery via postal mail is also fine.
If you use genealogical software and have 20 or more new names to submit, if you
prefer, you can send a GEDCOM file.
In any event, we would like to accommodate our Contributors and
not make submissions difficult or time consuming, so please send information in a form
that is convenient for you.
do I send my information or questions?
Lew Griffin, Phoenix, AZ
send e-mail or send to firstname.lastname@example.org
(If you need a postal mail address, please send an e-mail to request
6. What photographs
are you interested in?
Qualifying photographs of
deceased Culpeppers will be
welcomed and included in the Family Tree section of this web site.
See: Qualifications and sending instructions.
7. I would like to communicate
directly with some
of my cousins. How can I find them?
Upon your request, we will add a note to
the record of a selected ancestor (such as your great-grandfather),
which states that you would like to communicate with other descendants
of that person. Just tell us the name of the ancestor, how you are
related to him or her, and how you can be contacted (e-mail, postal mail
8. In which documents are you interested
and how should I send them?
In addition to photographs mentioned above, we are interested in a wide range of Culpepper-related
documents. They include, but are not limited to news clippings, biographies,
obituaries, family bible records, cemetery surveys, wills, and vital
records (births, marriages, deaths).
If you are sending something from a newspaper, if available, please
include the publication name and date.
Also, please provide your full
name and address as well as your relationship, if it is not obvious, to the
person or people for whom you are mailing information.
If you can electronically scan old documents, please feel to do so and
send the images to us as e-mail attachments.
Otherwise, you can send the originals, copies or
abstracts via postal mail. Please do not mail anything that you need returned.
9. What special lists do you maintain on
the Web site, and what do I need to send you to nominate someone for inclusion?
We maintain a large number of special lists for
Interesting Culpeppers and Culpeppers who have served in wartime. Note,
that we now only publish this information for deceased people. If you have anyone to nominate for inclusion, please provide
whatever details you know. Check the existing listings to see the type of
information carried for the list. Always include your own name, your
relationship to the person nominated, and that person's ancestry, to the extent
you know it. Send as e-mail, if possible. Otherwise, send via
10. How often do you update your family tree on
We currently try to publish updates at least a couple of times a year, and at the time of each
update we announce our plans for the next update
02 Jan 2015