Lewis Franklin Culpepper1,2,3

Male, #6853, (17 Jun 1893 - 1955)
Father*John Wilroe Culpepper (4 Oct 1869 - 15 Jan 1938)
Mother*Emma E. Dunaway (18 Jan 1873 - 21 Oct 1932)
Birth*17 Jun 1893 Lewis was born at Hempstead Co., Arkansas, on 17 Jun 1893.3 
Photographedsay 1916 He appeared as a son in a family photograph say 1916
Back row, left to right, Claude W. Culpepper, Edith Culpepper, Lewis F. Culpepper (born with a broken neck, but lived a normal life), Allie Ethel Culpepper. Front row, left to right, Emma E. (Dunaway) Culpepper, Jessie Earl Culpepper, John Wilroe Culpepper, and Benjamin Ray Culpepper.2
John Wilroe Culpepper family
Marriage*19 Aug 1923 He married Bertie Alice Stephens at Howard Co., Arkansas, on 19 Aug 1923 at age 30. 
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 Lewis was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Redland, Hempstead Co., Arkansas.4 
Death of Mother21 Oct 1932 His mother Emma E. Dunaway died on 21 Oct 1932 at McCaskill, Hempstead Co., Arkansas
Death of Father15 Jan 1938 His father John Wilroe Culpepper died on 15 Jan 1938 at McCaskill, Hempstead Co., Arkansas.5,6 
Death*1955 He died at Nashville, Howard Co., Arkansas, in 1955. 


Bertie Alice Stephens (1895 - 1976)
Marriage*19 Aug 1923 He married Bertie Alice Stephens at Howard Co., Arkansas, on 19 Aug 1923 at age 30. 
ChartsSampson Culpepper of Wilkinson Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited21 Oct 2007


  1. E-mail written 1999 to Lew Griffin from unknown author, e-mail address.
  2. E-mail written 1999 to Lew Griffin from Barbara Ellen Toner O'Neal (Mrs. William Kenneth O'Neal -- daughter of Helen Fay Jones and Roy Franklin Toner and granddaughter of Allie Ethel Culpepper Jones), Fountain Hills, AZ, e-mail address.
  3. WW-II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, Online database at Ancestry.com.
  4. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 29-22, Sheet #8A, Page 249, No street addresses, Redland, Hempstead Co., AR
    Home =$1000, Radio=blank, Farm=Yes
    George Stephens, Head, M, 67, M, md@27, AR/GA/MS, Farmer
    Sallie Stephens, Wife, M, 65, M, md@25, TN/TN/TN
    And in the same home:
    Louis Culpepper, Head, M, 36, M, md@30, AR/AR/AR, Farmer, Vet=No
    Bertie Culpepper, Wife, F, 35, M, md@29, AR/AR/TN, Not employed
    Larene Culpepper, Dau, F, 4, S, AR/AR/AR.
  5. Desmond Walls Allen, compiler, Arkansas Death Record Index, 1914-1923 and 1934-1940, Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1996-c1999, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.7 V22ad....
  6. Arkansas Death Index Books, 1914 -- 1948.