Florence M. Johnson

Female, #35346, (1 Sep 1868 - 13 Jul 1950)
Birth*1 Sep 1868 Florence was born at Arkansas on 1 Sep 1868. 
Marriage*3 Sep 1885 She married John Francis Culpepper at Grant Co., Arkansas, on 3 Sep 1885 at age 17.1 
Married Name3 Sep 1885  As of 3 Sep 1885, her married name was Culpepper. 
Birth of Son31 Aug 1886 Her son Ernest Culpepper was born on 31 Aug 1886 at Arkansas
Death of Son10 Feb 1889 Her son Ernest Culpepper died on 10 Feb 1889 at Hopkins Co., Texas
Birth of Son26 Dec 1891 Her son John Hurlston Culpepper was born on 26 Dec 1891 at Arkansas
Photographed*circa 1893 She was photographed circa 1893 at Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., Arkansas.2
John Francis Culpepper family
1900 Census1900 Florence was listed as John Francis Culpepper's wife on the 1900 Census at Vaugine Township, Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., Arkansas. 37 m-ED 103 p. 8. 
Death of Spouse5 Dec 1906 Her husband John Francis Culpepper died on 5 Dec 1906 at Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., Arkansas
1920 Census*1920 Florence was listed as a mother-in-law in Oscar G. Poss's household on the 1920 Census at Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., Arkansas. ED140/7/70 1617 W. 15th Ave.. 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Florence was listed as a mother-in-law in Jefferson Fair Shadden's household on the 1930 Census at Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., Arkansas.3 
Death*13 Jul 1950 She died at Grant Co., Arkansas, on 13 Jul 1950 at age 81.4 
Burial*circa 16 Jul 1950 Her body was interred circa 16 Jul 1950 at Pine Ridge Cemetery, Grant Co., Arkansas.5 
Biography* Florence apparently accompanied her husband and his brother on their trip to Texas to find land. Frank and Florence's first child is believed to have died and been buried in Pine Forest, Hopkins Co., TX.6

After Frank and Florence returned to Arkansas, they settled down in Pine Bluff to raise their family. Florence would have been 38 years old when her husband was killed. She has not been located in the 1910 Soundex for Arkansas, but in 1920 census records, she was noted living with her daughter, Alice, and son-in-law, Oscar G. Poss. 

Family

John Francis Culpepper (2 Nov 1863 - 5 Dec 1906)
Marriage*3 Sep 1885 She married John Francis Culpepper at Grant Co., Arkansas, on 3 Sep 1885 at age 17.1 
Children
Last Edited15 Apr 2012

Citations

  1. Book E, p. 13.
  2. E-mail written numerous messages over 30+ years to Lew Griffin from Tommie Sue Reeves Smith (#23162), 942 Clarice, Grand Prairie, TX 75051, e-mail address.
  3. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 35-42, Sheet #21-B, Line 92, 716 Cedar St., Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., AR
    Home=$2000, Radio=Y, Farm=N
    Jefferson F. Shadden, Head, M, 33, md@25, TN/TN/MS, Flooring Co Mgr. Vet=WW
    Frankie (Culpepper) Shadden, Wife, F, 26, md@19, AR/AL/AR
    Hurley Shadden, Son, M, 6, Sng, AR/TN/AR
    Julian Shadden, Son, M, 4, Sng, AR/TN/AR
    Florence Culpepper, Mother-in-law, F, 61, Wid, AR/MS/MS.
  4. Jefferson County, AR, Miscellaneous Records on microfilm 1927 -- 1961, at the county courthouse; (n.p.: n.pub.).
    has 11 July 1950.
  5. USGenWeb Archives.
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/copyright.htm
    Pine Ridge Cemetery, Grant County, Arkansas, contributed for use in the USGenWeb Archives by: William W. Henry.
  6. Mrs. D. W. (Lavyn Wright) Sisco letter 15 Apr 1994