Jessie Leroy Culpepper

Male, #34553, (15 Jan 1900 - 17 Nov 1975)
Father*Louis Alford Culpepper (26 Mar 1874 - 30 Jan 1962)
Mother*Anna Liza Jane Johnson (26 Apr 1877 - 4 May 1960)
DNA* Jessie has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Joseph Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC, who is a son of Robert Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, the son of Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Birth*15 Jan 1900 Jessie was born at Three Forks, Bell Co., Texas, on 15 Jan 1900.1 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Etta and Jessie was listed as a daughter in Louis Alford Culpepper's household on the 1900 Census at Bell Co., Texas.2 
Photographed1907 He appeared as a grandson in a family photograph in 1907 at Albertville, Marshall Co., Alabama,
Left to right -- front row: Johnny Hudson Culpepper, Jessie Leroy Culpepper, Thomas Eugene Moore, Malcolm Monroe Moore, Ashton Clemont Lowry, Ollin Ollene Lowry, William Cary Lowry, Ethyl Gibson, Cora Lee Lowry;
middle row: Louis Alford Culpepper holding Lydia Grace Culpepper, Robert Benjamin F. Culpepper holding Velma Mae Moore, James Jefferson Moore holding Gladys Feraby Moore, Pheraby (Caldwell) Culpepper, William Washington Culpepper, Leon Gibson, & Mr. Prater (sharecropper);
back row: Anna Lita Jane (Johnson) Culpepper, Ellen Arline (Culpepper) Lowry holding Sunshine Lowry, Malinda Rebecca (Culpepper) Moore holding William Jackson Moore, Sarah Minnie L. (Culpepper) Gibson holding Malon Clifford Gibson, Mary Louisa Katherine (Culpepper) Phillips, Nancy Ann Frances Elizabeth Alice (Culpepper) Busby, Mrs. Prater;
standing behind William Washington Culpepper: on left, Etta Vesta (Culpepper) Morgan, on right, probably Eva Electres Lowry;
standing in doorway of house: unknown.3
William Washington Culpepper family
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 William, Jason, Jessie and Johnny was listed as a son in Louis Alford Culpepper's household on the 1910 Census at Cameron Co., Texas.4 
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 William, Jessie and Johnny was listed as a son in Louis Alford Culpepper's household on the 1920 Census at Bell Co., Texas.5 
1920 Census*1 Jan 1920 Jessie was listed as a lodger living in the Wofford household on the 1920 Census at Temple, Bell Co., Texas.6 
Marriage*24 Nov 1920 He married Helen Carrie Chaffin at Bell Co., Texas, on 24 Nov 1920 at age 20.7 
Birth of Son29 Jul 1921 His son Harlan LeClair Culpepper was born on 29 Jul 1921 at Temple, Bell Co., Texas.8,1,9 
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 Jessie was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Temple, Bell Co., Texas.10 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Texas.1 
Death of Spouse24 Dec 1954 His wife Helen Carrie Chaffin died on 24 Dec 1954 at Athens, Henderson Co., Texas.11 
Marriage*circa 1955 He married Ruby Mae Earl at Henderson Co., Texas, circa 1955. 
Death of Mother4 May 1960 His mother Anna Liza Jane Johnson died on 4 May 1960 at Little River, Bell Co., Texas.12 
Death of Father30 Jan 1962 His father Louis Alford Culpepper died on 30 Jan 1962 at Little River, Bell Co., Texas.13 
Death*17 Nov 1975 He died at San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas, on 17 Nov 1975 at age 75.8,1,14 

Family 1

Helen Carrie Chaffin (circa 1903 - 24 Dec 1954)
Marriage*24 Nov 1920 He married Helen Carrie Chaffin at Bell Co., Texas, on 24 Nov 1920 at age 20.7 
Children

Family 2

Ruby Mae Earl (5 Aug 1907 - 3 Apr 1996)
Marriage*circa 1955 He married Ruby Mae Earl at Henderson Co., Texas, circa 1955. 
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited20 Aug 2011

Citations

  1. 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
  2. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 15, Sheet 14A, Pg 27, Pct 1, Gen.com Img 27, Bell Co., TX
    Alphy Culpepper, Head, M, Mar-1873, 26, md-7 yrs, AL AL AL, Farmer
    Annie E. Culpepper, Wife, F, Mar-1878, 22, md-7 yrs, ch 4/4, AL MS AL
    William B. Culpepper, Son, M, Sep-1894, 5, S, TX AL AL
    Jason A. Culpepper, Son, M, Nov-1895, 4, S, TX AL AL
    Etta V. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Nov-1896, 3, S, TX AL AL
    Jessie L. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Jan-1900, 5/12, TX AL AL
    William Culpepper, Father, M, UN-UN, 74, md-UN, AL UN UN
    Ferby Culpepper, Mother, F, UN-UN, md-UN, Ch-illeg, AL UN UN.
  3. Correspondence from Billy Wendell Dunn, Arab, AL, to Lew Griffin, say 1978.
  4. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 33, Sheet 13A, Pg 271A, Pct 4, Gen.com Img 25, Cameron Co., TX
    Louis A. Culpepper, Head, M, 36, M1, md-17 yrs, AL AL AL
    Anna Culpepper, Wife, F, 33, M1, md-17 yrs, ch 7/7, AL AL AL
    William B. Culpepper, Son, M, 16, S, TX AL AL
    Jason A. Culpepper, Son, M, 14, S, TX AL AL
    Ettar V. Culpepper, Daughter, F, 12, S, TX AL AL
    Jessie L. Culpepper, Daughter [sic], F [sic], 10, S, TX AL AL
    John H. Culpepper, Son, M, 6, S, TX AL AL
    Lundy Culpepper, Daughter, F, 4, S, TX AL AL
    Farbey Culpepper, Daughter, F, 1, S, TX AL AL.
  5. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 10, Sheet 16A, Pg 172, Pct. 4, Bell Co., TX
    Rent=Y, Farm=Y
    Louis A. Culpepper, Head, M, 45, M, AL VA AL, Farmer
    Eliza A. Culpepper, Wife, F, 42, M, AL MS GA
    William B. Culpepper, Son, M, 26, S, TX AL AL
    Jesse L. Culpepper, Son, M, 20, S, TX AL AL
    John H. Culpepper, Son, M, 15, S, TX AL AL
    Liddie G. Culpepper, Dau, F, 13, S, TX AL AL
    Ervir L. Culpepper, Dau, F, 11, S, TX AL AL
    Margaret I. Culpepper, Dau, F, 8, S, TX AL AL
    Sunshine E. Culpepper, Dau, F, 1 6/12, S, TX AL AL.
  6. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 20, Sheet 15B, Pg 114, Pct. 5, 17 S. 21st, Temple, Bell Co., TX
    Rent=Y, Farm=N (In household of Wofford)
    Jesse Culpepper, Roomer, M, 20, S, TX TX TX.
  7. Jesse Leroy Culpepper and Helen Chaffin, 1920, Bell Co., TX, Book X, p. 205.
  8. Loretta Meyer, Carlsbad, NM, 2000 report, Loretta Meyer, Carlsbad, NM, to Lew Griffin, 2000.
  9. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    J L Culpepper is the father of an infant born 29 Jul 1921 in Bell Co., Texas.
  10. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 18, page 16A, 115 North 18th, Temple City, Bell Co., TX
    Rents=$12, Radio=N, Farm=N
    Jesse T. Culpepper, Head, M, 30, M, md @21, TX/TX/TX, Gas Co. Laborer
    Helen Culpepper, Wife, F, 26, M, md @15, TX/US/US
    Harland C. Culpepper, Son, M, 8, S, TX/TX/TX
    *Appears to live in same house as Ransom L. Gillespie and his wife - Ella.
  11. 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
    Helen Carrie Culpepper, died 24 Dec 1954 in Henderson Co., TX.
  12. 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
    Anna Jane Culpepper, died 4 May 1960 in Bell Co., TX.
  13. 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
    Lewis Alphord Culpepper, died 30 Jan 1962 in Bell Co., TX.
  14. 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
    Jesse L Culpepper Sr, Male, died 17 Nov 1975 in Bexar Co., TX.
  15. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Hallie Carol Culpepper, Female, born __ 1941 in Falls Co., Texas, child of Jessie Leroy Culpepper and Helen Chaffin.