Richard Cleo Otis Culpepper

Male, #34484, (Jul 1884 - 21 May 1948)
Father*John Jefferson Culpepper II (13 Jun 1854 - 9 Aug 1934)
Mother*Sarah Ezilla Carlisle (8 Nov 1856 - 12 May 1934)
Name Variation He was also known as Richard Clay O.1 
Birth*Jul 1884 Richard was born at Lineville, Clay Co., Alabama, in Jul 1884. 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Walter, Richard, Belon and Malon was listed as a son in John Jefferson Culpepper II's household on the 1900 Census at Jones Co., Texas.2 
Photographedcirca 1901 He appeared as a son in a family photograph circa 1901 at Anson, Jones Co., Texas,
John Jefferson Culpepper II and wife Sarah Ezilla Carlisle, and seven of their nine children, probably including all of the daughters and two of the sons. If you know someone who has a better copy of this photo, your help would be appreciated. Please contact Lew Griffin and / or Sylvia Miller at the e-mail addresses listed in the footnotes.3,4
Photographed*say 1905 He was photographed say 1905 at Anson, Jones Co., Texas.3
Richard Cleo Oits Culpepper
Marriage*circa 1907 He married Docia Mae Burlison at Texas circa 1907.5 
Birth of Son12 Nov 1907 His son Raymond Willard Culpepper was born on 12 Nov 1907 at Texas.6 
Birth of Son30 Jun 1909 His son Henry Clay Otis Culpepper was born on 30 Jun 1909 at Texas.6 
1910 Census*15 Apr 1910 Richard was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Haskell Co., Texas.5 
Photographedcirca 1911 He was photographed circa 1911
Left to right: Docia Mae (Burlison) Culpepper, Raymond Willard Culpepper, Richard Cleo Oits Culpepper with Henry Clay Otis Culpepper in his lap.3
Richard Cleo Otis Culpepper family
1920 Census*1 Jan 1920 Richard was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Electra, Wichita Co., Texas.7 
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 Richard was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Wichita Co., Texas.8 
Death of Mother12 May 1934 His mother Sarah Ezilla Carlisle died on 12 May 1934 at Jones Co., Texas.9 
Death of Father9 Aug 1934 His father John Jefferson Culpepper II died on 9 Aug 1934 at Jones Co., Texas.10 
Death*21 May 1948 He died at Wichita Co., Texas, on 21 May 1948 at age 63.1 

Family

Docia Mae Burlison (circa 1891 - 10 Sep 1970)
Marriage*circa 1907 He married Docia Mae Burlison at Texas circa 1907.5 
Children
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited9 Oct 2011

Citations

  1. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    Richard Clay O. Culpepper died 21 May 1948 in Wichita Co., TX.
  2. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 99, Sheet 1A, Pg 147, Pct 1, Gen.com Img 1, Jones Co., TX
    John Culpepper, Head, M, Jun-1854, 45, md-24 yrs, AL AL AL, Farmer
    Sarah Culpepper, Wife, F, Dec-1856, 43, md-24, Ch 10/7, AL AL AL
    Minnie Culpepper, Daughter, F, Dec-1878, 21, S, AL AL AL
    Adella Culpepper, Daughter, F, Nov-1879, 20, S, AL AL AL
    Walter F. Culpepper, Son, M, Mar-1881, 18, S, AL AL AL, Farm Laborer
    Odis Culpepper, Son, M, Jul-1884, 15, S, AL AL AL
    Belan Culpepper, Son, M, Nov-1886, 13, S, AL AL AL
    Malon Culpepper, Son, M, Nov-1886, 13, S, AL AL AL
    Estelle Culpepper, Daughter, F, Mar-1890, 10, S, AL AL AL
    Lena Culpepper, Daughter, F, Feb-1895, 5, S, TX AL AL
    Jonnie Culpepper, Daughter, F, 6/12, S, TX AL AL.
  3. E-mail written Oct 2011 to Lew Griffin from Sylvia Miller (Mrs. Leland Ray Miiller Jr.), Weatherford, OK, e-mail address.
  4. Lewis W. Griffin Jr. (#47), e-mail address.
  5. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 116, Sheet 21A, Pg 136A, Pct 5, Gen.com Img 35, Haskell Co., TX
    Richard C. Culpepper, Head, M, 26, M1, md-3 yrs, AL AL GA, Farmer
    Docia Culpepper, Wife, F, M1, md-3 yrs, ch 2/2, TX TX TX
    Raymond Culpepper, Son, M, 2, S, TX AL TX
    Henry Culpepper, Son, M, 11/12, S, TX AL TX.
  6. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm
  7. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 194, Sheet 9A, Pg 248, 1204 ? Ave., Electra, Wichita Co., TX
    Rent=Y, Farm=N
    R. C. L. Culpepper, Head, M, 34, M, AL AL AL, Laborer-Oil Co
    Dochie Culpepper, Wife, F, 29, M, TX TX TX
    Raymond Culpepper, Son, M, 12, S, TX AL TX
    Henry Culpepper, Son, M, 10, S, TX AL TX
    Oneita Culpepper, Dau, F, 7, S, TX AL TX
    Hughrene Culpepper, Dau, F, 2 8/12, S, TX AL TX.
  8. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 53, Sheet 3B, Lines 51-54, Oil Field Road, Precinct 4, Wichita Co., TX (4 Apr 1930)
    Home=$500, Radio=N, Farm=N
    R. C. Culpepper, Head, M, 47, md@22, AL/AL/AL, Laborer/Oil Field
    Docia Culpepper, Wife, F, 39, md@16, TX/TX/TX
    Oneita Culpepper, Dau, F, 17, sng, TX/AL/TX
    Hughrene Culpepper, Dau, F, 12, sng, TX/AL/TX.
  9. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    J. J. Culpepper (Mrs.), Jones Co., May 12 1934, 23601.
  10. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    John Jefferson Culpepper, Jones Co., Aug 9 1934, 47600, but tomb stone has 11 Aug 1934.