John Wilroe Culpepper

Male, #4230, (4 Oct 1869 - 15 Jan 1938)
Father*Benjamin Franklin Culpepper (29 Jun 1849 - 17 Nov 1891)
Mother*Laura A. E. Curl (29 Jul 1850 - 9 Nov 1898)
Nickname  John Wilroe Culpepper also went by the name of Will Culpepper. 
Name Variation He was also known as Willie Culpepper.1 
Birth*4 Oct 1869 John was born at Bradley Co., Arkansas, on 4 Oct 1869. 
Census*1870 He was listed as a resident in the census report at Bradley Co., Arkansas, in 1870. 
Census1880 He was listed as a resident in the census report at Dorsey Co., Arkansas, in 1880. 
Death of Father17 Nov 1891 His father Benjamin Franklin Culpepper died on 17 Nov 1891 at Arkansas
Marriage*9 Jun 1892 He married Emma E. Dunaway at Arkansas on 9 Jun 1892 at age 22. 
Birth of Son17 Jun 1893 His son Lewis Franklin Culpepper was born on 17 Jun 1893 at Hempstead Co., Arkansas.2 
Death of Mother9 Nov 1898 His mother Laura A. E. Curl died on 9 Nov 1898 at Norphlet, Union Co., Arkansas.3 
Birth of Son4 Feb 1904 His son Claude W. Culpepper was born on 4 Feb 1904 at Hempstead Co., Arkansas.4 
Birth of Son16 Mar 1907 His son Benjamin Ray Culpepper was born on 16 Mar 1907 at Arkansas
1910 Census*1910 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Hempstead Co., Arkansas.5 
Birth of Son18 Sep 1910 His son Jessie Earl Culpepper was born on 18 Sep 1910. 
Photographed*say 1916 He was photographed say 1916
Back row, left to right, Claude W. Culpepper, Edith Culpepper, Lewis F. Culpepper (born with a broken neck, but lived a normal life), Allie Ethel Culpepper. Front row, left to right, Emma E. (Dunaway) Culpepper, Jessie Earl Culpepper, John Wilroe Culpepper, and Benjamin Ray Culpepper.6
John Wilroe Culpepper family
1920 Census*1920 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Hempstead Co., Arkansas.7 
Photographed25 Dec 1928 He was photographed on 25 Dec 1928 at Redland, Hempstead Co., Arkansas, at age 59.8
Will Culpepper & family
Photographed25 Dec 1928 He was photographed on 25 Dec 1928 at Redland, Hempstead Co., Arkansas, at age 59.8
Will & Emma Culpepper
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Redland, Hempstead Co., Arkansas.1 
Death of Spouse21 Oct 1932 His wife Emma E. Dunaway died on 21 Oct 1932 at McCaskill, Hempstead Co., Arkansas
Death*15 Jan 1938 He died at McCaskill, Hempstead Co., Arkansas, on 15 Jan 1938 at age 68.9,10 
Burial*circa 17 Jan 1938 His body was interred circa 17 Jan 1938 at Avery's Chapel Cemetery, McCaskill, Hempstead Co., Arkansas

Family

Emma E. Dunaway (18 Jan 1873 - 21 Oct 1932)
Marriage*9 Jun 1892 He married Emma E. Dunaway at Arkansas on 9 Jun 1892 at age 22. 
Children
ChartsSampson Culpepper of Wilkinson Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited25 Oct 2007

Citations

  1. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 29-22, Sheet #3A, Page 244, No street addresses, Redland, Hempstead Co., AR
    House rented, Amount not shown, Radio=blank, Farm=Yes
    Willie Culpepper, Head, M, 60, M, md@22, AR/AR/AR, Farmer, Vet=No
    Emma Culpepper, Wife, F, 56, M, md@19,  AR/GA/TN,  Not employed
    Ray Culpepper, Son, M, 22, S, AR/AR/AR, Farm laborer
    Earl Culpepper, Son, M, 19, S, AR/AR/AR, Farm laborer.
  2. WW-II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, Online database at Ancestry.com.
  3. Arkansas Biographical Card File Index, 1819-1950, LDS Film 1926895.
    Cleveland County Herald, Rison, 17 Nov 1898, p. 3, col. 3, age 47.
  4. E-mail written Oct 2007 to Warren Culpepper from Sandra Mendez, http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/TreeInfo.aspx?tid=703174&pg=0, e-mail address.
  5. ED 84, sheet 26, line 226.
  6. E-mail written 1999 to Lew Griffin from Barbara Ellen Toner O'Neal (Mrs. William Kenneth O'Neal -- daughter of Helen Fay Jones and Roy Franklin Toner and granddaughter of Allie Ethel Culpepper Jones), Fountain Hills, AZ, e-mail address.
  7. ED 105, sheet 3, line 51.
  8. E-mail written Oct 2007 to Lew Griffin from Sandra Fay Toner Mendez, e-mail address.
  9. Desmond Walls Allen, compiler, Arkansas Death Record Index, 1914-1923 and 1934-1940, Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1996-c1999, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.7 V22ad....
  10. Arkansas Death Index Books, 1914 -- 1948.