Carl Sheppard Culpepper1

Male, #35391, (14 Feb 1898 - 31 Oct 1945)
Father*William Jehew Culpepper (15 Oct 1857 - 12 Aug 1929)
Mother*Emily Julia Ann Josephine East (27 Jan 1858 - 14 Jul 1918)
Birth*14 Feb 1898 Carl was born at Sulphur Springs, Hopkins Co., Texas, on 14 Feb 1898.1 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Francis, George, Robert, Carl and John was listed as a son in William Jehew Culpepper's household on the 1900 Census at Hopkins Co., Texas.2 
Death of Mother14 Jul 1918 His mother Emily Julia Ann Josephine East died on 14 Jul 1918 at Pine Forest, Hopkins Co., Texas.3 
WWI Draft Reg*12 Sep 1918 Carl registered for the WW-I draft, naming William Jehew Culpepper as his nearest relative, on 12 Sep 1918 at Sulphur Springs, Hopkins Co., Texas.1 
Marriage*1918 He married Lois Johnson at Texas in 1918. 
Photographed*say 1920 He was photographed say 1920 at Texas.3
Carl Shepard Culpepper
Birth of SonJan 1924 His son Timothy Carl Culpepper was born in Jan 1924 at Limestone Co., Texas.4 
Death of Son27 Jan 1924 His son Timothy Carl Culpepper died on 27 Jan 1924 at Limestone Co., Texas.5 
Birth of Son22 Jun 1925 His son Edwin Randall Culpepper was born on 22 Jun 1925 at Groesbeck, Limestone Co., Texas.6,7 
Death of Father12 Aug 1929 His father William Jehew Culpepper died on 12 Aug 1929 at Pine Forest, Hopkins Co., Texas
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 Carl was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Limestone Co., Texas.8 
Death*31 Oct 1945 He died at Fort Bend Co., Texas, on 31 Oct 1945 at age 47.9 
Burial*circa 3 Nov 1945 His body was interred circa 3 Nov 1945 at Mexia Cemetery, Limestone Co., Texas.10 
Biography* Carl Shepard was the son of William Jehu and Emily Julia Ann Josephine (East) Culpepper. In the mid-1890's, his parents moved the family from Arkansas to Hopkins Co., TX and this is where Carl was born and where he was noted with his parents in 1900 and 1910 census records. Carl married Lois Johnson and they settled down to raise their family in Texas. He died in 1945 at the age of 46. 

Family

Lois Johnson (4 Oct 1902 - 9 Aug 1963)
Marriage*1918 He married Lois Johnson at Texas in 1918. 
Children
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited6 Sep 2013

Citations

  1. 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
    Carl Sheppard Culpepper, RFD#3, Como, Hopkins Co., Texas, age 19, born 14 Feb 1898, Caucasian, Farmer at RFD#3, Como, Hopkins Co., Texas, Nearest relative: William Jayhue Culpepper, RFD#3, Como, Hopkins Co., Texas, Tall height, Slender build, Blue eyes, Light brown hair, No disabilities. Registered 12 Sep 1918 at Sulphur Springs, Hopkins Co., Texas.
  2. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 51, Sheet 2A, Pg 109A, Pct 2, Gen.com Img 2, Hopkins Co., TX
    W. J. Culpepper, Head, M, Oct-1857, 42, md-25 yrs, AL GA MS, Farmer
    Emily Josephine Culpepper, Wife, F, Jan-1858, 42, md-25 yrs, Ch 16/13, AL AL AL
    William Culpepper, Son, M, Jan-1879, 21, S, AL AL AL, Farm Laborer
    Julia E. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Dec-1880, 19, S, AL AL AL
    Dee M. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Nov-1881, 18, S, AL AL AL
    Clara Culpepper, Daughter, F, Mar-1883, 17, S, AL AL AL
    Carrie Culpepper, Daughter, F, Mar-1883, 17, S, AL AL AL
    Frank Culpepper, Son, M, Sep-1884, 15, S, AL AL AL, Farm Laborer
    Mary G. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Nov-1887, 12, S, AL AL AL
    George F. Culpepper, Son, M, Apr-1890, 10, S, AL AL AL, Farm Laborer
    Irl Culpepper, Son, M, Apr-1896, 4, S, TX AL AL
    Nannie Culpepper, Daughter, F, Jun-1898, 1, S, TX AL AL
    Carl Culpepper, Son, M, Feb-1899, 1, S, TX AL AL.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
    Carl Shepard Culpepper Family Group Sheet 'Mexia Texas?'
  5. 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
    Carl Culpepper (Infant of), Limestone Co., Jan 27 1924, 2539.
  6. 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.
    Carl Shepard Culpepper Family Group Sheet.
  7. The Houston Chronicle, Houston (Harris Co.), TX.
    http://www.chron.com/
    Obituary of Edwin Randall 'Randy' Culpepper (#23280), published 1 Sep 2013.
  8. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 18, Sheet 6A, Pg 270, Pct. 4, Groesbeck Mexia Rd., Limestone Co., TX
    Rent=Y, Radio=N, Farm=N, Military=N (In household of Smith)
    Carl Culpepper, Boarder, M, 31, M, md@20, TX AL AL, Laborer-Odd Jobs
    Lois Culpepper, Boarder, F, 27, M, md@16, TX TX TX
    Jewel Culpepper, Boarder, F, 9, S, TX TX TX
    Randel Culpepper, Boarder, M, 4, S, TX TX TX.
  9. 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
    Carl Sheppard Culpepper, died 31 Oct 1945 in Fort Bend Co., TX.
  10. Tombstone.
    Mexia Cemetery, Limestone Co., TX
    Carl S. Culpepper, 14 Feb 1899 – 1 Nov 1945.