Claude W. Culpepper1

Male, #6856, (4 Feb 1904 - Aug 1971)
Father*John Wilroe Culpepper (4 Oct 1869 - 15 Jan 1938)
Mother*Emma E. Dunaway (18 Jan 1873 - 21 Oct 1932)
Birth*4 Feb 1904 Claude was born at Hempstead Co., Arkansas, on 4 Feb 1904.2 
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.3
John Wilroe Culpepper family
Marriage*11 Nov 1923 He married Lillie M. Harris at Howard Co., Arkansas, on 11 Nov 1923 at age 19. 
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 Claude 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*Aug 1971 He died at Ashland, Jackson Co., Oregon, in Aug 1971 at age 67. 
DeathAug 1971 He died at Salinas, Monterey Co., California, in Aug 1971 at age 67.2 


Lillie M. Harris (3 Aug 1904 - 22 Nov 1980)
Marriage*11 Nov 1923 He married Lillie M. Harris at Howard Co., Arkansas, on 11 Nov 1923 at age 19. 
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 Oct 2007 to Warren Culpepper from Sandra Mendez,, e-mail address.
  3. 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.
  4. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 29-22, Sheet #2-B, No street addresses, Redland, Hempstead Co., AR
    Home rented, No value given, Radio=blank, Farm=Yes
    Claude Culpepper, Head, M, 26, M, md@21, AR/AR/AR, Farmer, Vet=No
    Lillie Culpepper, Wife, F, 25, M, md@20, AR/AR/AR, Not employed
    Ethyl J. Culpepper, Dau, F, 3, 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.