Leta Belle Culpepper

Female, #5913, (22 Nov 1892 - 9 Oct 1991)
Father*Elbert Bartow Culpepper (17 Jan 1861 - 8 Apr 1934)
Mother*Martha Etta Enox (30 Dec 1863 - 1 Dec 1945)
Birth*22 Nov 1892 Leta was born at Coffeeville, Upshur Co., Texas, on 22 Nov 1892. 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Leta was listed as a daughter in Elbert Bartow Culpepper's household on the 1900 Census at Gregg Co., Texas.1 
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 Leta was listed as a daughter in Elbert Bartow Culpepper's household on the 1910 Census at Gregg Co., Texas.2 
Marriage*circa 1914 She married John Ernest Melton at Texas circa 1914. 
Married Namecirca 1914  As of circa 1914, her married name was Melton. 
Photographedsay 1920 She appeared as a sister 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
Photographed1922 She appeared as a daughter 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
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Leta was listed as an unknown person 's wife on the 1930 Census at Gregg Co., Texas.4 
Death of Father8 Apr 1934 Her father Elbert Bartow Culpepper died on 8 Apr 1934 at Longview, Gregg Co., Texas.5 
Death of Mother1 Dec 1945 Her mother Martha Etta Enox died on 1 Dec 1945 at Longview, Gregg Co., Texas.6 
Residence*1991 Leta resided at McLean, Fairfax Co., Virginia, in 1991.7 
Death*9 Oct 1991 She died on 9 Oct 1991 at age 98.7 

Family

John Ernest Melton (circa 1895 - )
Marriage*circa 1914 She married John Ernest Melton at Texas circa 1914. 
ChartsBenjamin (son of Joseph) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited23 Mar 2008

Citations

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. E-mail written 2005 - 2013 to Lew Griffin from ID: 41492 Eileen Vela (Mrs. Octavio Vela), New Mexico, e-mail address.
  4. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    Precinct 7, Gregg, Texas; Roll: 2336; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 12; Image: 1100.0.

    Name Age
    John E Melton 34
    Leta Melton 37
    Nelwyn Melton 12
    John Melton 8
    Carolyn Melton 5
    Sherwin Melton 1.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  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