Jessie Earl Culpepper1

Male, #4348, (18 Sep 1910 - 10 Nov 1970)
Father*John Wilroe Culpepper (4 Oct 1869 - 15 Jan 1938)
Mother*Emma E. Dunaway (18 Jan 1873 - 21 Oct 1932)
Birth*18 Sep 1910 Jessie was born on 18 Sep 1910. 
Photographedsay 1916 He appeared as a son in a family photograph 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.2
John Wilroe Culpepper family
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Benjamin and Jessie was listed as a son in John Wilroe Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Redland, Hempstead Co., Arkansas.3 
Death of Mother21 Oct 1932 His mother Emma E. Dunaway died on 21 Oct 1932 at McCaskill, Hempstead Co., Arkansas
Marriage*25 Dec 1932 He married Edna Glee Rice at Howard Co., Arkansas, on 25 Dec 1932 at age 22. 
Death of Son1 Jul 1934 His son Infant Son Culpepper died on 1 Jul 1934. 
Birth of Son1 Jul 1934 His son Infant Son Culpepper was born on 1 Jul 1934. 
Death of Father15 Jan 1938 His father John Wilroe Culpepper died on 15 Jan 1938 at McCaskill, Hempstead Co., Arkansas.4,5 
Death of Spouse28 Mar 1969 His wife Edna Glee Rice died on 28 Mar 1969 at Nashville, Howard Co., Arkansas.6,7 
Death*10 Nov 1970 He died at Malvern, Hot Spring Co., Arkansas, on 10 Nov 1970 at age 60.7 


Edna Glee Rice (1 Jan 1911 - 28 Mar 1969)
Marriage*25 Dec 1932 He married Edna Glee Rice at Howard Co., Arkansas, on 25 Dec 1932 at age 22. 
ChartsSampson Culpepper of Wilkinson Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited27 Jun 2011


  1. E-mail written 1999 to Lew Griffin from unknown author, e-mail address.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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....
  5. Arkansas Death Index Books, 1914 -- 1948.
  6. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at
  7. E-mail written 1999-2011 to Culpepper Connections from Oren Ray Culpepper (#4350), e-mail address.