Dora V. Hardison

Female, #35348, (23 Feb 1869 - 26 Apr 1911)
Birth*23 Feb 1869 Dora was born at Texas on 23 Feb 1869. 
Marriagecirca 1886 She married John Stephens circa 1886. 
Married Namecirca 1886  As of circa 1886, her married name was Stephens. 
Marriage*20 Oct 1889 She married Daniel Elias Leslie Culpepper at Hopkins Co., Texas, on 20 Oct 1889 at age 20.1 
Married Name20 Oct 1889  As of 20 Oct 1889, her married name was Culpepper. 
PhotographedNov 1891 She appeared as a daughter-in-law in a family photograph in Nov 1891 at Hopkins Co., Texas,
Seated next to John Malcolm and wife Sarah A. E. Stephens is their son Daniel and his first wife Dora (Hardison) Stephens Culpepper. She was a widow of a man named Stephens and some relation to Sarah's family before she married Daniel. She is holding Addie Culpepper who married a Hayden. Immediately behind her on the left are siblings, Mattie Culpepper Minter and Luther Culpepper. The young lady on the right is a Miss Hardison, Daniel's sister-in-law. Lavyn says Mattie wanted Capus to marry this lady but he had other ideas. Source: Tommie Smith.2
John Malcolm Culpepper family, 1891
Birth of Son28 Jul 1894 Her son Ernest Egbert Culpepper was born on 28 Jul 1894 at Como, Hopkins Co., Texas.3 
Birth of Son6 Feb 1900 Her son Robert Eddie Culpepper was born on 6 Feb 1900 at Hopkins Co., Texas
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Dora was listed as Daniel Elias Leslie Culpepper's wife on the 1900 Census at Hopkins Co., Texas.4 
Death of Son29 Jun 1900 Her son Robert Eddie Culpepper died on 29 Jun 1900 at Hopkins Co., Texas
Birth of Son1 Dec 1904 Her son John J. Daniel Culpepper was born on 1 Dec 1904 at Hopkins Co., Texas
Birth of Soncirca 1909 Her son William Fladger Culpepper was born circa 1909 at Hopkins Co., Texas
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 Dora was listed as Daniel Elias Leslie Culpepper's wife on the 1910 Census at Hopkins Co., Texas. ED 60 Sheet 131.5 
Death*26 Apr 1911 She died at Hopkins Co., Texas, on 26 Apr 1911 at age 42. 
Burial*circa 28 Apr 1911 Her body was interred circa 28 Apr 1911 at Pine Forest Cemetery, Pine Forest, Hopkins Co., Texas
Biography* Dora was the widow of John Thomas Stephens.6 She married Dan Culpepper in 1889. In the 1910 census of Hopkins Co., TX, Dora was listed as having had eight children, five of whom were still living in 1910. Yet nine children can be accounted for with six still living in 1910. 

Family

Daniel Elias Leslie Culpepper (2 Aug 1867 - 30 Jan 1936)
Marriage*20 Oct 1889 She married Daniel Elias Leslie Culpepper at Hopkins Co., Texas, on 20 Oct 1889 at age 20.1 
Children
Last Edited20 May 2005

Citations

  1. Book 6, p. 445.
  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.
    as provided by Lavyn Sisco.
  3. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482
    Ernest Culpepper, RFD#3, Como, Hopkins Co., Texas, age 22, born 28 Jul 1894 near Como, Texas, Farmer for Foster Dillon near Pine Forest, Texas, Wife is dependent, Married, Caucasian, No military experience, Medium height, Slender build, Gray eyes, Brown hair, Not bald, No disabilities. Registered 5 Jun 1917 at Hopkins Co., Texas.
  4. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 51, Sheet 10B & 11A, Pg 118-119, Pct 2, Gen.com Img 19-20, Hopkins Co., TX
    D. E. Culpepper, Head, M, Feb-1869, 31, md-10 yrs, AL GA MS, Farmer
    Dorcus V. Culpepper, Wife, F, Feb-1869, 31, md-10, Ch 5/5, TX AL AL
    Addie E. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Jul-1890, 5, S, TX AL TX
    Ernest E. Culpepper, Son, M, Jul-1895, 4, S, TX AL TX
    Florence G. Culpepper, Daughter, M, Jul-1897, 2, S, TX AL TX
    Robert E. Culpepper, Son, M, Feb-1900, 4/12, S, TX AL TX
    Mattie E. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Feb-1900, 4/12, S, TX AL TX.
  5. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 60, Sheet 8A, Pg 226A, Pct 2, Gen.com Img 15, Hopkins Co., TX
    Dan E. Culpepper, Head, M, 43, M1, md-20 yrs, AL AL AL, Farmer
    Dora V. Culpepper, Wife, F, 41, M2, md-20 yrs, ch 8/8 or 5/5, TX US US
    Earnest Culpepper, Son, M, 15, S, TX AL TX
    Florence Culpepper, Daughter, F, 12, S, TX AL TX
    John D. Culpepper, Son, M, 6, S, TX AL TX
    Cleo Culpepper, Daughter, F, 3, S, TX AL TX
    Fladger Culpepper, Son, M, 1, S, TX AL TX
    Oliver M. Roberts, Hiredman, M, 56, wid, AL AL AL, Farm Laborer.
  6. Mrs. D. W. (Lavyn Wright) Sisco letter 15 Apr 1994