Florida Lewis

Female, #44854, (4 Jul 1900 - 15 Apr 1970)
African* She was an African-American. 
Birth*4 Jul 1900 Florida was born on 4 Jul 1900.1 
Marriage*circa 1918 She married Martin L. Culpepper circa 1918. 
Married Namecirca 1918  As of circa 1918, her married name was Culpepper. 
WWI Draft Reg12 Sep 1918 Martin L. Culpepper named Florida as his nearest relative when registering for the WW-I draft on 12 Sep 1918 at Kosciusko, Attala Co., Mississippi.2 
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 Florida was listed as an unknown person 's wife on the 1920 Census at Newport, Attala Co., Mississippi.3 
Birth of Son10 Jan 1927 Her son Rev. G L Culpepper was born on 10 Jan 1927 at Sallis, Attala Co., Mississippi.1,4 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Florida was listed as Martin L. Culpepper's wife on the 1930 Census at Attala Co., Mississippi.5 
Birth of Son1937 Her son Martin L. Culpepper Jr. was born in 1937 at Sallis, Attala Co., Mississippi.6 
Photographedsay 1945 She was photographed say 1945.7
Florida (Lewis) Culpepper
Death of Spouse3 Apr 1961 Her husband Martin L. Culpepper died on 3 Apr 1961 at Durant, Holmes Co., Mississippi.8 
SSN*1966 Her Social Security Number was issued in 1966 in Mississippi.1 
Death*15 Apr 1970 She died at Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa, on 15 Apr 1970 at age 69.1 
Burial*circa 17 Apr 1970 Her body was interred circa 17 Apr 1970 at Fairview Cemetery, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa.4 


Martin L. Culpepper (Sep 1896 - 3 Apr 1961)
Marriage*circa 1918 She married Martin L. Culpepper circa 1918. 
Last Edited27 Apr 2011


  1. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
  2. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    Martin Culpepper RFD#2, Sallis, Attala Co., MS. Age 18. Born 1900. Black. Occupation: Farming for Gus. Cain, RFD#2, Sallis, Attala Co., MS. Nearest Relative: Floydie Culpepper, RFD#2, Sallis, Attala Co., MS. Signed (x), Tall, Slender, Black eyes, Black hair, No disabilities. 12 Sep 1918, Kosciusko, Attala Co., MS.
  3. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 10, sheet 1B, lines 82-84, Newport, Salllis Prec., Attala Co., MS (20 Jan 1920)
    Martin Culpepper, Head, M, Black, 21, md, MS.MS.MS, Farmer
    Florida Culpepper, Wife, F, Black, 20, md, MS/FL/MS
    Lilla M. Culpepper, Dau, F, Black, 8/12, sng, MS/MS/MS.
  4. E-mail written Oct 2006 to Warren Culpepper from Sally Blanck Culpepper (#55457), e-mail address.
  5. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 4-13, Page 18A, Sallis & Boyette Road, Attala Co., MS
    Rent Farm, Radio=N
    Martin Culpepper, Head, M, Black, 32, md@ 20, MS/MS/MS, Farmer, General Farm, Vet=N
    Flody Culpepper, Wife, F, Black, 27, md@ 19, MS/MS/MS
    Lillie Mae Culpepper, Daughter, F, Black, 11, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Lizie M Culpepper, Daughter, F, Black, 9, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Hattie May Culpepper, Daughter, F, Black, 6 sng, MS/MS/MS
    G L Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 3 3/12, sng, MS/MS/MS.
  6. MyFamily.com Inc., compiler, US Public Records Index, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
  7. E-mail written April-October 2011 to Warren Culpepper from Annette Culpepper (#44877), e-mail address.
  8. E-mail written 10 Aug 2011 to Warren L. Culpepper from Pauline 'Polly' Robinson (d/o #55462), e-mail address.