Ruben Oren Culpepper

Male, #34858, (9 Jun 1906 - 2 Apr 2001)
Father*Charles Everette Culpepper (4 Jul 1871 - 23 Dec 1964)
Mother*Emily Hannah Bludworth (1 Jul 1875 - 7 Jan 1968)
Birth*9 Jun 1906 Ruben was born at Bee Co., Texas, on 9 Jun 1906.1 
1910 Census1 Jun 1910 Ruben and Harold was listed as a son in Charles Everette Culpepper's household on the 1910 Census at Bee Co., Texas.2 
Photographedcirca 1919 He appeared as a brother in a family photograph circa 1919 at Bee Co., Texas,
From Rev. Steven Hudson, D. D.: The folks in the car are Marguerite Louise Culpepper (my g-aunt, at the steering
wheel), Verna Ethel Culpepper (my g-grandmother, riding shot-gun holding the baby), Oren Culpepper (on left in back) holding Carl Culpepper, and Harold Culpepper in back.3
Culpeppers out for a ride
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 Ruben, Harold, Charles and Carl was listed as a son in Charles Everette Culpepper's household on the 1920 Census at Bee Co., Texas.4 
Marriage*circa 1928 He married Zelia Mae Moore circa 1928.5 
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 Ruben was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Bee Co., Texas.5 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Texas.1 
Death of Father23 Dec 1964 His father Charles Everette Culpepper died on 23 Dec 1964 at Beeville, Bee Co., Texas.6 
Death of Mother7 Jan 1968 His mother Emily Hannah Bludworth died on 7 Jan 1968 at Beeville, Bee Co., Texas.1,7 
Residence*1978 Ruben resided at Beeville, Bee Co., Texas, in 1978. 
Death of Spouse12 Dec 1979 His wife Zelia Mae Moore died on 12 Dec 1979 at Beeville, Bee Co., Texas.1 
Death*2 Apr 2001 He died at Fremont, Alameda Co., California, on 2 Apr 2001 at age 94.1 

Family

Zelia Mae Moore (10 Dec 1908 - 12 Dec 1979)
Marriage*circa 1928 He married Zelia Mae Moore circa 1928.5 
Children
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited8 Dec 2006

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. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 14, Sheet 19B, Pg 210B, Pct 1, Gen.com Img 14, Bee Co., TX
    Everett C. Culpepper, Head, M, 38, M1, md-11 yrs,TX MS AL, Farmer
    Hannah M. Culpepper, Wife, F, 34, M1, md-11 yrs, ch 8/4, TX AL MI
    Ethel Verner Culpepper, Daughter, F, 9, S, TX TX TX
    Louisa M. Culpepper, Daughter, F, 5, S, TX TX TX
    Oren Culpepper, Son, M, 3, S, TX TX TX
    Harold Culpepper, Son, M, 2, S, TX TX TX.
  3. E-mail written 2005 to Lew Griffin from D.D. Rev. Dr. Steven R. Hudson, e-mail address.
  4. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 4, Sheet 1A, Pg 1, Pct 1, Beeville and Viggo Road, Bee Co., TX
    Own=Y, Farm=Y
    C. Everette Culpepper, Head, M, 48, M, TX GA AL, Farmer
    Hannah M. Culpepper, Wife, F, 44, M, TX LA MI
    Verna Culpepper, Dau, F, 20, S, TX TX TX
    Louise Culpepper, Dau, F, 14, S, TX TX TX
    Owen Culpepper, Son, M, 12, S, TX TX TX
    Harold Culpepper, Son, M, 10, S, TX TX TX
    Cullen Culpepper, Son, M, 4 0/12, S, TX TX TX
    Carl Culpepper, Son, M, 1, S, TX TX TX.
  5. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 6, page 5B, Orangedale and Mineral Road, Bee Co., TX
    Rent=$10, Radio=N, Farm=N
    Owen R. Culpepper, Head, M, 23, M, md @21, TX/US/US, Baker
    Zelia M. Culpepper, Wife, F, 21, M, md @19, TX/AR/GA
    Frances P. Culpepper, Dau, F, 7/12, S, TX/TX/TX.
  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
    Charles E Culpepper Sr, Male, Single, died 23 Dec 1964 in Bee Co., TX.
  7. 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
    Emily Hannah M Culpepper, Female, Widowed, died 7 Jan 1968 in Bee Co., TX.