James Henry Culpepper

Male, #35316, (24 May 1895 - 25 Mar 1977)
Father*Francis Louis Elias Culpepper (1 Oct 1862 - 6 Dec 1939)
Mother*Ruth Louise Ellis (18 May 1872 - 6 Apr 1970)
Name Variation He was also known as Pep. 
Birth*24 May 1895 James was born at Portland, Ashley Co., Arkansas, on 24 May 1895. 
1900 Census1900 James and Frank was listed as a son in Francis Louis Elias Culpepper's household on the 1900 Census at Ashley Co., Arkansas. 37 m-ED 15 sheet 19. 
1910 Census1910 Frank and James was listed as a son in Francis Louis Elias Culpepper's household on the 1910 Census at Ashley Co., Arkansas. 47 m-ED 2/13/61. 
Marriage*18 May 1916 He married Addie Frances Guest at Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., Arkansas, on 18 May 1916 at age 20.1 
World War I*1918 He served in Entered service in Pine Bluff on 4 Sep 1918 in 1918.2,3 
1920 Census*1920 James was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., Arkansas. 23 m-ED150/11/21 1708 Oak. 
Employment* James's occupation: architect at Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., Arkansas
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 James was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., Arkansas.2 
Death of Father6 Dec 1939 His father Francis Louis Elias Culpepper died on 6 Dec 1939 at Prattsville, Grant Co., Arkansas.4 
Death of Mother6 Apr 1970 His mother Ruth Louise Ellis died on 6 Apr 1970 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan
Death of Spouse4 May 1974 His wife Addie Frances Guest died on 4 May 1974 at Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., Arkansas.5,6 
Death*25 Mar 1977 He died at Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., Arkansas, on 25 Mar 1977 at age 81.5 
Burial*28 Mar 1977 His body was interred on 28 Mar 1977 at Bellwood Cemetery, Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., Arkansas.6 
Biography* James Henry Culpepper was the son of Francis Louis Elias and Ruth Louise (Ellis) Culpepper. He was born and raised in Ashley Co., AR.

In 1916, he married Addie Frances Guest and they settled down in Pine Bluff, AR. after his service in WW I. Pep went to work for his uncle, Malcolm Leslie Luther Culpepper, learned the construction trade and went on to become a noted Pine Bluff, AR architect.7

James Henry Culpepper died in 1976 at the age of 79. 

Family

Addie Frances Guest (24 Dec 1893 - 4 May 1974)
Marriage*18 May 1916 He married Addie Frances Guest at Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., Arkansas, on 18 May 1916 at age 20.1 
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited13 Mar 2011

Citations

  1. Book QQ, p. 146.
  2. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 35-43, Sheet #23-A, Page 164, Line 34, 1712 Bush St., Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., AR
    Home owned, Value $6000, Radio=Yes, Farm=No
    James H. Culpepper, Head, M, 33, M, md@19, AR/AR/AR, Bldg Contractor, Vet=WW
    Addie F. Culpepper, Wife, F, 36, md@21, AR/AR/AR, Not employed
    Frances H. Culpepper, Dau, F, 11/12, AR/AR/AR.
  3. Desmond Walls Allen, compiler, Index to Arkansas' World War I Soldiers, Volume 1, Surnames A-C, Conway, AR: Arkansas Research, Inc., 2002.
  4. William Harold Broughton, The Cleggs of Old Chatham: the ancestry, family, descendants of Thomas A. Clegg and Bridget Polk, their kin, and events of history, Clegg Family Association, 1977.
    p 229 at the home of his daughter, Mrs. H. W. Keesee.
  5. 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
  6. Bellwood Cemetery Records, from the cemetery office, Jefferson Co., AR.
  7. Mrs. Tom (Manola Culpepper) Logan note on Elias Daniel Culpepper Family Group Sheet.