Amelia Caroline Culpepper

Female, #38046, (30 Aug 1866 - 25 May 1942)
Father*John Asbury Culpepper (c 1835 - )
Mother*Elizabeth Adaline Benton (c 1840 - a 14 Aug 1872)
Name Variation She was also known as Arminda Caroline Culpepper. 
Name Variation She was also known as Callie.1 
Birth*30 Aug 1866 Amelia was born at Polk Co., Tennessee, on 30 Aug 1866.2 
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 Amelia, Elizabeth and Jennie was listed as a daughter in John Asbury Culpepper's household on the 1880 Census at Fannin Co., Texas.1 
Married Namesay 1887  As of say 1887, her married name was Gentry. 
Marriage*say 1887 She married John E. Gentry say 1887.3 
Death of Spouse15 Dec 1892 Her husband John E. Gentry died on 15 Dec 1892 at Savoy, Fannin Co., Texas.4 
Photographedsay 1920 She appeared as a sister in a family photograph say 1920 at Wilbarger Co., Texas,
left to right: Sarah J. (Culpepper) Pigg, James Houston Culpepper, Amelia Carolyn (Culpepper) Gentry.5
Death*25 May 1942 She died at Vernon, Wilbarger Co., Texas, on 25 May 1942 at age 75.6 
Burial*circa 26 May 1942 Her body was interred circa 26 May 1942 at Chillicothe Cemetery, Chillicothe, Hardeman Co., Texas.6 
Research note*21 May 2005 Amelia Caroline "Callie" (Culpepper) Gentry seems to me to be one and the same person as "Arminda C. Gentry" in the 1920 Wilbarger County, Texas census. And so upon careful thought and examination, I have added the descendants of "Arminda C. Gentry" to our files, including the Cullar family. I believe I'm correct on this. But if I'm mistaken, we will gratefully accept your corrections to our records.7 

Family

John E. Gentry (28 Dec 1857 - 15 Dec 1892)
Marriage*say 1887 She married John E. Gentry say 1887.3 
ChartsBenjamin (son of Joseph) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited31 Oct 2011

Citations

  1. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 24, Sheet 4, Pg 348D, Pct 2, Fannin Co., TX
    Jno A. Culpepper, M, 44, Head, M, TN NC SC, Farmer (ID: 5838)
    Jane Culpepper, F, 35, Wife, M, TX IL TX
    Callie Culpepper, F, 13, Dau, S, TN TN TN
    Elizabeth A. Culpepper, F, 5, Dau, S, TX TN TX
    Jennie Culpepper, F, 1, Dau, S, TX TN TX
    Jno W. Cameron, M, 25, Laborer, S, TN TN TN, Farming
    Moses W. Cameron, M, 23, Laborer, S, TN TN TN, Farming.
  2. E-mail written 2001-2011 to Culpepper Connections from Sharon Kern, Phoenix, AZ, e-mail address.
    From death certificate of Amelia Caroline Culpepper
    Born- 30 Aug 1866 Tennessee
    Death- 25 May 1942 Texas, Wilbarger Co. Vernon
    Cemetery- Chillicothe Cemetery, Texas, Hardeman Co., Chillicothe.

  3. Fannin Co. TX GenWeb, "Fannin County Folks and Facts," page 155.
  4. E-mail written 2001-2011 to Culpepper Connections from Sharon Kern, Phoenix, AZ, e-mail address.
  5. E-mail written 2001 - 2008 to Culpepper Connections from Betty Culpepper Henson (#40959), 703 Miles, Hereford, TX 79045, e-mail address.
    courtesy of Sharon Kern, granddaughter of Zelma Culpepper Kuykendall.
  6. E-mail written 2001-2011 to Culpepper Connections from Sharon Kern, Phoenix, AZ, e-mail address.
    From death certificate of Amelia Caroline Culpepper
    Born- 30 Aug 1866 Tennessee
    Death- 25 May 1942 Texas, Wilbarger Co. Vernon
    Cemetery- Chillicothe Cemetery, Texas, Hardeman Co., Chillicothe.
  7. Lewis W. Griffin Jr. (#47), e-mail address.