John Early Culpepper
Male, #35444, (7 Jul 1914 - 24 Jul 1994)
|Birth*||7 Jul 1914 ||John was born at Hopkins Co., Texas, on 7 Jul 1914.1 |
|1920 Census||1 Jan 1920 ||Thomas, Guy, Fred and John was listed as a son in Robert Henry Luther Culpepper's household on the 1920 Census at Hopkins Co., Texas. 50 m-ED 69/11/10.2 |
|Death of Father||10 Feb 1921 ||His father Robert Henry Luther Culpepper died on 10 Feb 1921 at Hopkins Co., Texas. |
|1930 Census||1 Apr 1930 ||John was listed as a son in Annie Elizabeth Forgy's household on the 1930 Census at Hopkins Co., Texas.3 |
|SSN*||between 1936 and 1950 ||His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Texas.1 |
|Marriage*||say 1938 ||He married Valrie Lela Crain at Texas say 1938. |
|World War II*||between 1943 and 1945 ||He served in World War II between 1943 and 1945|
(US Navy, Cook 1/C. He trained at San Diego, California. Served in Luzon, Leyte, Okinawa. Has Pacific Ribbons and other decorations.)4
|Death of Mother||27 Mar 1961 ||His mother Annie Elizabeth Forgy died on 27 Mar 1961 at Hopkins Co., Texas. |
|Marriage*||23 Sep 1968 ||He married Retha A. Wiseley at Wilbarger Co., Texas, on 23 Sep 1968 at age 54.5 |
|Death of Spouse||3 Nov 1981 ||His wife Retha A. Wiseley died on 3 Nov 1981. |
|Death*||24 Jul 1994 ||He died at Childress, Childress Co., Texas, on 24 Jul 1994 at age 80.1 |
|Burial*||circa 26 Jul 1994 ||His body was interred circa 26 Jul 1994 at Hastings Cemetery, Jefferson Co., Oklahoma.6 |
|Biography*|| ||John Early Culpepper was the son of Robert Henry Luther and Annie Elizabeth (Forgy) Culpepper. He was born and raised in Hopkins Co., TX. He was six years old when his father died. He married Valarie Crain and they settled down to raise their family in Texas. John Early Culpepper died in 1994 at the age of 80. He is buried in the same cemetery as his second wife, "Retha Wisley R. Culpepper, born 1 Sep 1922 and died 3 Nov 1981". |
- U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
- 1920 Federal Census, United States.
ED 69, Sheet 15B, Pg 218, Pct 2 , ? Pickton? & Pineforrest Rd., Hopkins Co., TX
R. H. Luther Culpepper, Head M, 50, M, AL GA GA, Farmer
Annie E. Culpepper, Wife, F, 46, M, MO VA MO
Thomas Culpepper, Son, M, 18, S, TX AL MO, Farm Laborer
Guy Culpepper, Son, M, 16, S, TX AL MO, Farm Laborer
Eunice Culpepper, Dau, F, 13, S, TX AL MO
Fred Culpepper, Son, M, 11, S, TX AL MO
Irma Culpepper, Dau, F, 7, S, TX AL MO
John Culpepper, Son, M, 5, S, TX AL MO
May or Mary Culpepper, Dau, F, 2 2/12, S, TX AL MO
John Culpepper, Father, M, 84, Wid, GA SC SC.
- 1930 Federal Census, United States.
ED 11, Sheet 4B, Pg 128B, Pct. 2, Willow Springs Church-Satillo Rd., Hopkins Co., TX
Own=Y, Radio=N, Farm=Y, Military=N
Annie Culpepper, Mother H, F, 56, WD, md@21, MO MO VA, Farmer
Erma Culpepper, Dau, F, 18, S, TX AL MO
John E. Culpepper, Son, M, 15, S, TX AL MO, Farmer
Mary Culpepper, Dau, F, 12, S, TX AL MO.
- 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.
- Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2002, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
John E Culpepper, 54, married Retha A Wiseley, 46, on 23 Sep 1968 in Wilbarger Co., TX.
- USGenWeb Archives.
Hastings Cemetery, Jefferson Co., OK; Compiled by Bill Hamm:
John Early Culpepper, 7 Jul 1914 - 24 Jul 1994
Retha Wisley R. Culpepper, 1 Sep 1922 - 3 Nov 1981.