James Curan Culpepper M.D.

Male, #4425, (6 May 1871 - 22 May 1929)
Father*William Wirt Culpepper M.D. (8 Oct 1834 - 23 Jun 1921)
Mother*Anna I. Barnes (c 1848 - 1873)
Birth*6 May 1871 James was born at Buckhorn, Webster Parish, Louisiana, on 6 May 1871.1 
Death of Mother1873 His mother Anna I. Barnes died in 1873 at Verda, Grant Parish, Louisiana
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 James, William, Charles and Joseph was listed as a son in William Wirt Culpepper M.D.'s household on the 1880 Census at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana.1 
Marriage*4 Oct 1900 He married Vera Cochran at Franklin Parish, Louisiana, on 4 Oct 1900 at age 29.2 
Birth of Soncirca 1901 His son William J. Culpepper was born circa 1901 at Louisiana.3 
Birth of Son2 Jul 1907 His son James Curan Culpepper Jr. was born on 2 Jul 1907 at Gilbert, Franklin Parish, Louisiana
1910 Census* James was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Concordia Parish, Louisiana.4 
Birth of Son29 Oct 1912 His son Robert Cochran Culpepper was born on 29 Oct 1912 at Louisiana.5 
1920 Census* James was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Concordia Parish, Louisiana.6 
Death of Father23 Jun 1921 His father William Wirt Culpepper M.D. died on 23 Jun 1921 at Port Arthur, Jefferson Co., Texas.7 
Death*22 May 1929 He died at Shaw, Concordia Parish, Louisiana, on 22 May 1929 at age 58. 
Biography* From Directory of Deceased American Physicians, 1804 -- 1929:
Born 6 May 1876 (sic) in Buckhorn, LA, died 22 May 1929 in Shaw, LA
Type of practice: Allopath
States and years of licenses: LA, 1908
Places and dates of practices: Gilbert, LA, 1908, Shaw, LA, 6 Oct 1911, 16 Jul 1917, 9 Mar 1929, Simsboro, LA, 17 Nov 1915, Kerrville, TX, 31 Oct 1928 Memphis Hospital Medical College, Memphis, 1908, (G)
Other education: Mt. Lebanon Coll.
Journal of the American Medical Association Citation: 92:2148.


Vera Cochran (circa 1881 - )
Marriage*4 Oct 1900 He married Vera Cochran at Franklin Parish, Louisiana, on 4 Oct 1900 at age 29.2 
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Sampson Culpepper of Wilkinson Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited17 Feb 2010


  1. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    5th Ward, Page 337B, Claiborne Parish, LA
    William Culpepper, Self, M, M, W, 45, GA/GA/GA, Physician
    Isabella Culpepper, Wife, F, M, W, 25, LA/OH/LA
    Curan Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 9, LA/GA/LA
    William T. Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 7, LA/GA/LA
    Charles S. Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 2, LA/GA/LA
    Joseph H. Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 3M, LA/GA/LA.
  2. Jordan Dodd / Liahona Research, compiler, Louisiana Marriage Records, 1851-1900, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2000.
    J. C. Culpepper and Vera Cochran, 4 Oct 1900, Franklin Parish, LA.
  3. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 15-9, Sheet #5-B, Line 63, 222 Lourre(sp ?) Ave., Ferriday, Concordia Parish, LA
    Home rented, Amount $40, Radio=blank, Farm=No
    Vera Culpepper, Head, F, 48, Wid, md@20, MS/MS/MS, Not employed
    Winfred Culpepper, Son, M, 29, LA/MS/MS, Not employed, Vet=WW
    James C Culpepper, Son, M, 23, LA/LA/MS, Clerk, Whls. Grocery, Vet=No
    Robert C Culpepper, Son, M, 18, LA/LA/MS, Not employed
    Dorothy Culpepper, Dau, F, 16, LA/LA/MS, Not employed.
  4. ED 31, sheet 2.
  5. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
  6. ED 16, sheet 1, line 58.
  7. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    W. W. Culpeper, died 23 Jun 1921 in Jefferson Co., TX, 17191.