Lena Lou Vera Culpepper

Female, #34492, (8 Feb 1895 - 25 Nov 1976)
Father*John Jefferson Culpepper II (13 Jun 1854 - 9 Aug 1934)
Mother*Sarah Ezilla Carlisle (8 Nov 1856 - 12 May 1934)
Birth*8 Feb 1895 Lena was born at Anson, Jones Co., Texas, on 8 Feb 1895. 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Minnie, Barbara, Estella, Lena and Jonnie was listed as a daughter in John Jefferson Culpepper II's household on the 1900 Census at Jones Co., Texas.1 
Photographedcirca 1901 She appeared as a daughter 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.2,3
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 Estella, Lena and Jonnie was listed as a daughter in John Jefferson Culpepper II's household on the 1910 Census at Anson, Jones Co., Texas.4 
Marriage*1 Dec 1914 She married William Andrew Chittum at Hobbs, Lea Co., New Mexico, on 1 Dec 1914 at age 19. 
Married Name1 Dec 1914  As of 1 Dec 1914, her married name was Chittum. 
Death of Mother12 May 1934 Her mother Sarah Ezilla Carlisle died on 12 May 1934 at Jones Co., Texas.5 
Death of Father9 Aug 1934 Her father John Jefferson Culpepper II died on 9 Aug 1934 at Jones Co., Texas.6 
Death*25 Nov 1976 She died at Abilene, Taylor Co., Texas, on 25 Nov 1976 at age 81. 

Family

William Andrew Chittum (circa 1892 - )
Marriage*1 Dec 1914 She married William Andrew Chittum at Hobbs, Lea Co., New Mexico, on 1 Dec 1914 at age 19. 
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited9 Oct 2011

Citations

  1. 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.
  2. E-mail written Oct 2011 to Lew Griffin from Sylvia Miller (Mrs. Leland Ray Miiller Jr.), Weatherford, OK, e-mail address.
  3. Lewis W. Griffin Jr. (#47), e-mail address.
  4. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 130, Sheet 1A, Pg 1A, Pct 1, Gen.com Img 1, Anson, Jones Co., TX
    John J. Culpepper, Head, M, 56, M1, md-34, AL GA GA, Farmer
    Sarah E. Culpepper, Wife, F, 54, M1, md-34, ch 10/7, GA SC GA
    Belon B. Culpepper, Son, M, 21, S, AL AL GA, Farm Laborer
    Malon M. Culpepper, Son, M, 21, S, AL AL GA, Farm Laborer
    Olie E. Culpepper, Daughter, F, 20, S, AL AL GA, Farm Laborer
    Vera Culpepper, Daughter, F, 14, S, AL AL GA, Farm Laborer
    Jonnie Culpepper, Daughter, F, 10, S, TX AL GA.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.