Cyrus Clinton Culpepper Sr.1

Male, #52039, (19 Mar 1897 - 19 Oct 1971)
Father*Clinton Culpepper2 (c 1871 - )
Mother*Lizzie Bolton3 (c 1870 - 20 Dec 1943)
African* He was an African-American.2 
Birth*19 Mar 1897 He was born on 19 Mar 1897 at Mansfield, De Soto Parish, Louisiana.1,4,2 
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 James, Thad, Cyrus, Willis, Bernard and Clyde was listed as a son in Clinton Culpepper's household on the 1910 Census at Panola Co., Texas.3 
World War I*between 1918 and 1919 He served in World War I between 1918 and 1919
(Private in the US Army.)1 
Residence*Jun 1918 Cyrus and Clinton resided at Tenaha, Shelby Co., Texas, in Jun 1918.2 
WWI Draft Reg*5 Jun 1918 Cyrus registered for the WW-I draft, naming Clinton Culpepper as his nearest relative, on 5 Jun 1918 at Carthage, Panola Co., Texas.2 
Marriage*between 1921 and 1925 He married Odessa Lee Jones between 1921 and 1925.5 
Birth of Son17 Mar 1929 His son Cyrus Clinton Culpepper Jr. was born on 17 Mar 1929.6 
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 Cyrus was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Houston, Harris Co., Texas
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Texas.4 
Birth of Son25 Aug 1937 His son Irving Jonathan Culpepper was born on 25 Aug 1937 at Harris Co., Texas.7,4 
Death of Mother20 Dec 1943 His mother Lizzie Bolton died on 20 Dec 1943 at Sabine Co., Texas.8 
Death*19 Oct 1971 He died at Houston, Harris Co., Texas, on 19 Oct 1971 at age 74.1,4,9 
Burial*22 Oct 1971 His body was interred on 22 Oct 1971 at Houston National Cemetery, Houston, Harris Co., Texas.1 

Family

Odessa Lee Jones (20 Mar 1905 - 3 Jan 1996)
Marriage*between 1921 and 1925 He married Odessa Lee Jones between 1921 and 1925.5 
Children
ChartsOrphan / James Culpepper of DeSoto Parish, LA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited18 Oct 2008

Citations

  1. National Cemetery Administration, compiler, US Veterans Gravesites, 1775-2006, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8750
    Cyrus C. Culpepper Sr., 19 Mar 1897 - 19 Oct 1971, Served 25 Sep 1918 to 3 May 1919 as Private in the US Army, Interred 22 Oct 1971 in Houston National Cemetery, Section D, Site 831.
  2. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482
    Cyrus Culpepper, RFD#2, Tenaha (Shelby Co.), Texas, born 19 Mar 1897, Mansfield (DeSoto Parish), Louisiana. Father's birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia. Employer: Clenton Culpepper, Tenaha, Texas. Nearest relative: Clenton Culpepper, Teneha, Texas. Race: Negro. Medium height, Medium build, Brown eyes, Black hair, No disabilities. Registered 5 Jun 1918 at Carthage, Panola Co., Texas.
  3. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 127, Sheet 8B, Lines 67-76, Pct. 5, Panola Co., TX (26 Apr 1910)
    Clinton Culpepper, Head, M, Black, 40, md1-22yrs, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    Lizzie Culpepper, Wife, F, Black, 49, md1-22yrs, ch 9/8, LA/LA/LA
    James Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 20, sng, LA/GA/LA
    Annie Culpepper, Daughter, F, Black, 19, sng, LA/GA/LA
    Thad Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 18, sng, LA/GA/LA
    Willis Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 16, sng, LA/GA/LA
    Cyrus Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 13, sng, LA/GA/LA
    Clyde Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 11, sng, LA/GA/LA
    Mary Culpepper, Daughter, F, Black, 9, sng, LA/GA/LA
    Bernard L. Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 2, sng, LA/GA/LA.
  4. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm
  5. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Dorothy Lee Culpepper, Female, born __ 1926 in Harris Co., Texas, child of Cyrus Culpepper and Odessa Lee Jones
    Faye Marie Culpepper, Female, born __ 1934 in Harris Co., Texas, child of Cyrus Culpepper and Odessa Jones
    Irving Jonathan Culpepper, Male, born __ 1937 in Harris Co., Texas, child of Cyrus Culpepper and Odessa Jones.
  6. MyFamily.com Inc., compiler, US Public Records Index, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8907&enc=1
  7. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Irving Jonathan Culpepper, Male, born __ 1937 in Harris Co., Texas, child of Cyrus Culpepper and Odessa Jones.
  8. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    Elizabeth Culpepper died 20 Dec 1943 in Sabine Co., TX.
  9. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    Cyrus Culpepper, Male, Separ/Divorced, died 19 Oct 1971 in Harris Co., TX.
  10. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Dorothy Lee Culpepper, Female, born __ 1926 in Harris Co., Texas, child of Cyrus Culpepper and Odessa Lee Jones.
  11. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 209, Sheet 7A, Pct. 1, Houston, Harris Co., TX (4 Apr 1930)
    Rent=$27, Radio=N, Farm=N, Military=N
    Siras (Cyrus) Culpepper, Head, M, Black, 32, md@27, TX/TX/TX, Porter/Store
    Odessa Culpepper, Wife, F, Black, 25, md@19, TX/TX/TX
    Dorothy L. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Black, 4, sng, TX/TX/TX
    Mable Culpepper, Daughter, F, Black, 2, sng, TX/TX/TX
    Siras (Cyrus) Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 1, sng, TX/TX/TX.
  12. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Faye Marie Culpepper, Female, born __ 1934 in Harris Co., Texas, child of Cyrus Culpepper and Odessa Jones.