Thomas Jefferson Culpepper

Male, #5912, (22 Nov 1890 - 4 Apr 1962)
Father*Elbert Bartow Culpepper (17 Jan 1861 - 8 Apr 1934)
Mother*Martha Etta Enox (30 Dec 1863 - 1 Dec 1945)
DNA* Thomas has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Drury Culpepper of Henry Co., AL, who is a great- grandson of Joseph Culpepper and 3-great-grandson of Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Birth*22 Nov 1890 Thomas was born at Coffeeville, Upshur Co., Texas, on 22 Nov 1890.1 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Cody, Thomas and David was listed as a son in Elbert Bartow Culpepper's household on the 1900 Census at Gregg Co., Texas.2 
Photographedsay 1910 He was photographed say 1910 at Gregg Co., Texas.3
Thomas Jefferson Culpepper
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 Thomas and David was listed as a son in Elbert Bartow Culpepper's household on the 1910 Census at Gregg Co., Texas.4 
Marriage*7 Jan 1916 He married Emma Katherine Clark at Longview, Gregg Co., Texas, on 7 Jan 1916 at age 25. 
WWI Draft Reg*5 Jun 1917 He registered for the WW-I draft on 5 Jun 1917 at Gregg Co., Texas.1 
Employment*5 Jun 1917 He was employed on 5 Jun 1917 at Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana.1 
Photographedsay 1920 He appeared as a brother in a family photograph say 1920 at Gregg Co., Texas,
Left to right: David Bartow Culpepper, Leta Belle Culpepper, Cody Bryant Culpepper, and Thomas Jefferson Culpepper.3
Children of Elbert Bartow Culpepper
1920 Census* Thomas was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Caddo Parish, Louisiana.5 
Birth of Son5 Sep 1921 His son Thomas Elbert Culpepper was born on 5 Sep 1921 at Caddo Parish, Louisiana.6,7 
Photographed1922 He appeared as a son in a family photograph in 1922 at Longview, Gregg Co., Texas,
Back, left to right: Emma Katherine Clark Culpepper, Thomas Elbert Culpepper, Thomas Jefferson Culpepper, David Bartow Culpepper, John Ernest Melton, Leta Belle Culpepper Melton, John Melton, Maud F. Cabbiness Culpepper, and Cody Bryant Culpepper.
Front, left to right: Katherine Inez Culpepper, Martha Blanche Culpepper, Elbert Bartow Culpepper, Martha Etta Enox Culpepper, Nelwyn Melton, Hazel Culpepper, and Florine Culpepper.3
Elbert Bartow Culpepper family
Birth of Son14 Sep 1923 His son Joseph Franklin Culpepper was born on 14 Sep 1923 at Caddo Parish, Louisiana.6 
Photographed*say 1930 He was photographed say 1930 at Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana.3
Thomas Jefferson Culpepper
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 Thomas was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana.8 
Death of Father8 Apr 1934 His father Elbert Bartow Culpepper died on 8 Apr 1934 at Longview, Gregg Co., Texas.9 
Photographedsay 1940 He was photographed say 1940
Front row, left to right: Thomas Jefferson Culpepper, Stella Maud (Wood) Clark, Emma Katherine Culpepper.
Back row, left to right: David Bartow Culpepper, Thomas Elbert Culpepper, Martha Blanche Culpepper, Joseph Franklin Culpepper, Inez Katherine (Culpepper) Ferkovich, and T. A. Ferkovich.3
Thomas Jefferson Culpepper family
Death of Mother1 Dec 1945 His mother Martha Etta Enox died on 1 Dec 1945 at Longview, Gregg Co., Texas.10 
PhotographedMar 1946 He was photographed in Mar 1946 at age 55
Left to right: Inez Catherine Culpepper, Joseph Franklin Culpepper, Emma Katherine (Clark) Culpepper, Thomas Jefferson Culpepper, Thomas Elbert Culpepper, and Martha Blanche Culpepper.3
Thomas Jefferson Culpepper family
Death*4 Apr 1962 He died at Houston, Harris Co., Texas, on 4 Apr 1962 at age 71.11 

Family

Emma Katherine Clark (12 Feb 1898 - 26 Oct 1978)
Marriage*7 Jan 1916 He married Emma Katherine Clark at Longview, Gregg Co., Texas, on 7 Jan 1916 at age 25. 
Children
ChartsBenjamin (son of Joseph) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited1 Jul 2008

Citations

  1. 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
    Thomas Jefferson Culpepper, Longview, TX, age 26, born 22 Nov 1890 in Upshur Co., Texas, Assistant Photographer for Dickerson's at Shreveport, LA. Wife and 1 child are dependent, Married, Caucasian, Short height, Slender build, Gray eyes, Light hair, Not bald, No disabilities. Registered 5 Jun 1917 at Gregg Co., Texas.
  2. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 33, Sheet 3A, Pg 59A, Pct 2, Gregg Co., TX (5 Jun 1900)
    Elbert Culpepper, Head, Wh, M, Jun 1861, 39, md-15 yrs, AL SC SC, Farmer
    Etter Culpepper, Wife, Wh, F, Dec 1863, 36, md-15 yrs, ch 4/4, TX KY SC
    Cody Culpepper, Son, Wh, F, Oct 1888, 11, S, TX AL TX
    Thomas Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Oct 1890, 9, S, TX AL TX, Farm Laborer
    Letta Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, Oct 1892, 7, S, TX AL TX
    Bartow Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Mar 1895, 5, S, TX AL TX, Farm Laborer.
  3. E-mail written 2005 - 2013 to Lew Griffin from ID: 41492 Eileen Vela (Mrs. Octavio Vela), New Mexico, e-mail address.
  4. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 4, Sheet 6A, Pg  216A, Pct 2, Gen.com Img 11,Spring Hill Rd., Gregg Co., TX
    Elbert B. Culpepper, Head, M, 49, M1, md-25 yrs, AL SC SC, Farmer
    Martha E. Culpepper, Wife, F, 46, M1, md-25 yrs, ch 0/0, TX KY MS
    Thomas J. Culpepper, Son, M, 19, S, TX AL TX, Farm Laborer
    Leta B. Culpepper, Daughter, F, 17, S, TX AL TX
    David B. Culpepper, Son, M, 15, S, TX AL TX, Farm Laborer.
  5. ED 70, sheet 10, line 35.
  6. Family Group Sheet prepared by Mrs. Eileen R. Vela, 268 Aragon Avenue, Los Alamos, NM 87544, and found in the Culpepper family file at the Tomkins Library of the Old Edgefield District Genneaological Society, Edgefield, SC.
  7. 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
  8. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 9-32, Sheet #12-B, Line 61, 3134 Judson St., Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA
    Home rented, Amount=$30, Radio=blank, Farm=blank
    T. J. Culpepper, Head, M, 39, M, md@25, TX/TX/TX, Photographer, Studio, Vet=No
    Emma Culpepper, Wife, F, 32, M, md@18, TX/TX/TX, Not employed
    Inez Culpepper, Dau, F, 13, S, TX/TX/TX
    Blanche Culpepper, Dau, F, 10, TX/TX/TX
    Elbert Culpepper, Son, M, 8, LA/TX/TX
    Joe Culpepper, Son, M, 6, LA/TX/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
    Elbert B. Culpepper, Gregg Co., Apr 8 1934, 17906.
  10. 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
    Martha Etta Culpepper, died 1 Dec 1945 in Gregg Co., TX.
  11. 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
    Thomas J Culpepper, died 4 Apr 1962 in Harris Co., TX.