Ellen Mary Kirby1

Female, #36036, (23 Jun 1885 - 15 Sep 1968)
Birth*23 Jun 1885 Ellen was born at Texas on 23 Jun 1885.2 
Marriage*7 Nov 1902 She married John Albert Culpepper at Smith Co., Texas, on 7 Nov 1902 at age 17. 
Married Name7 Nov 1902  As of 7 Nov 1902, her married name was Culpepper. 
Birth of Son19 Apr 1904 Her son Leon Monroe Culpepper was born on 19 Apr 1904 at Smith Co., Texas.3,2 
Photographed*circa 1906 She was photographed circa 1906 at Smith Co., Texas.1
John Albert & Ellen (Kirby) Culpepper & son Leon
Birth of Son17 May 1908 Her son Wiggins Culpepper was born on 17 May 1908 at Smith Co., Texas.4 
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 Ellen was listed as John Albert Culpepper's wife on the 1910 Census at Smith Co., Texas.5 
WWI Draft Reg*12 Sep 1918 John Albert Culpepper named Ellen as his nearest relative when registering for the WW-I draft on 12 Sep 1918 at Tyler, Smith Co., Texas.6 
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 Ellen was listed as John Albert Culpepper's wife on the 1920 Census at Winona, Smith Co., Texas.7 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Ellen was listed as John Albert Culpepper's wife on the 1930 Census at Smith Co., Texas.8 
Death of Spouse3 Dec 1948 Her husband John Albert Culpepper died on 3 Dec 1948 at Smith Co., Texas.9,10 
Death of Son17 May 1953 Her son Wiggins Culpepper died on 17 May 1953 at Cherokee Co., Texas.4,11 
SSN*1965 Her Social Security Number was issued in 1965 in Texas.2 
Death*15 Sep 1968 She died at Tyler, Smith Co., Texas, on 15 Sep 1968 at age 83.2,12 
Burial*circa 17 Sep 1968 Her body was interred circa 17 Sep 1968 at Center Cemetery, Smith Co., Texas.9 

Family

John Albert Culpepper (7 Feb 1879 - 3 Dec 1948)
Marriage*7 Nov 1902 She married John Albert Culpepper at Smith Co., Texas, on 7 Nov 1902 at age 17. 
Children
Last Edited20 Nov 2006

Citations

  1. E-mail written 2001-2005 to Lew Griffin from John Mastin Culpepper & Norma Beddingfield, e-mail address.
  2. 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
  3. Tombstone.
    Center Cemetery, Smith Co., TX
    Leon M. Culpepper, 19 Apr 1904 - 17 May 1975 (ID: 36037)v
    Winnie Clinton Culpepper, 8 Apr 1905 - 3 Mar 1932.
  4. Tombstone.
    Center Cemetery, Smith Co., TX
    Wiggins Culpepper, 17 May 1908 - 17 May 1953
    Nora Josephine Culpepper, (no dates).

  5. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 88, Sheet 11B, Pg 130B, Gen.com Img 44, Smith Co., TX
    J. Albert Culpepper, Jr., Head, M,31, M1, md-7 yrs, GA SC GA, Farmer (ID: 36035)
    Ellen Culpepper, Wife, F, 24, M1, md-7 yrs, ch 2/2, TX SC SC
    Leon Culpepper, Son, M, 5, S, TX GA TX
    Wiggins Culpepper, Son, M, 1 4/12, S, TX GA TX.
  6. 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
    John Albert Culpepper, RFD 1, Tyler, Smith Co., Texas, 39, born 7 Feb 1879, White, Farmer for self at RFD 1, Tyler, Smith Co., Texas; Nearest relative: Wife, Ellen Culpepper, RFD 1, Tyler, Smith Co., Texas. Tall height, Medium build, Blue eyes, Light Brown hair, no disabilities. Registered 12 Sep 1918, Tyler, Smith Co., TX.
  7. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 103, Sheet 10A, Pg 250, Winona, Smith Co., TX
    Own=Y, Farm=Y
    J. A. Culpepper, Jr., Head, M, 40, M, GA AL AL, Farmer
    Ellen Culpepper, Wife, F, 33, M, TX SC SC
    Leon Culpepper, Son, M, 15, S, TX GA TX
    Wiggin Culpepper, Son, M, 7, S, TX GA TX.
  8. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 45, Sheet 5B, Pct. 7, Smith Co., TX (28 Apr 1930)
    Rent=Y, Radio=N, Farm=Y, Military=N
    Note: Each member of this family was erroneously noted by the census taker as "Neg" or Negro.
    Albertas J. Culpepper, Head, M, 51, md@25, GA/AL/AL, Farmer
    Ellen Culpepper, Wife, F, 43, md@18, TX/NC/TX
    Wiggins Culpepper, Son, M, 20, S, TX/GA/TX
    Enna Culpepper, Dau, F, 18, S, TX/GA/TX.
  9. Tombstone.
    Center Cemetery, Smith Co., TX
    John A. Culpepper, 1879-1948
    Ellen M. Culpepper, 1885-1968.
  10. 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
    John A. Culpepper died 3 Dec 1948 in Smith Co., TX.
  11. 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
    Wiggins Culpepper, died 17 May 1953 in Cherokee Co., TX.
  12. 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
    Ellen Mary Culpepper, Female, Widowed, died 14 Sep 1968 in Smith Co., TX.