Mississippi Culpepper Archives
County, in the Mississippi Delta region, was formerly a part of
and Tallahatchie counties and was
established in 1871 during the administration of Governor Alcorn. It was
named for Greenwood Leflore, the principal chief of the Choctaw at the
time of removal. As of 2000, Leflore County's population was 37,947, and
it is part of the Greenwood, Mississippi Micropolitan Statistical Area.
The county seat and largest town is Greenwood. Greenwood, which calls
itself the Cotton Capital of the World, boasts the nation's second
largest cotton exchange. B.B. King, King of the Blues, was born near
Itta Bena at Berclair in Leflore County in 1925 and initiated his career
in the mid-1940s on a broadcast over Greenwood’s WGRM. Other towns
include Money, Morgan City, Schlater and Sidon. Leflore County is
bordered by Tallahatchie County (north),
Grenada County (northeast), Carroll County
(east), Holmes County (southeast),
Humphreys County (southwest) and
Sunflower County (west).
below in red have not been matched
with a person in the Culpepper family tree. If you can identify any of
please let us know.
were found in any Leflore County censuses prior to 1920.
1920 US Census
165, Page 14B, Lines 55-60, beat 5, Leflore Co. MS (1 March 1920)
Cleveland Culpeper, Head, M, Black, 30, md, MS/MS/MS farming
Lilian Culpeper, Wife, F, Black, 24, md, MS/MS/MS farm
Nelson Culpeper, Son, M, Black, 9/12, sng, MS/MS/MS
Zo Warren, Stepson, M, Black, 7, sng, MS/MS/MS
Lola Warren, Stepdau, F, Black, 2, sng, MS/MS/MS
Willie Valure, Sister, F, Black, 18, sng, MS/MS/MS farm labor
Transcribed for Culpepper Connections by
Linda Jones Cushing
1930 US Censushis
42-10, Page 41A, Beat 3, Leflore Co., MS
Rent Farm, Radio=N
Emma Culpepper, Head, F, Black, 25,
Cannot read or write, Farmer, Cotton Farm
Transcribed for Culpepper Connections by
Malcolm Wicks Culpepper
World War I Draft
Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Source: National Archives and Records
World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18
(database online) Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2002. National Archives and
Records Administration. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration
Cards, 1917-1918. M1509, 4,277 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and
War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
National Archives and Records
U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 (database online).
Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005. Original data: Electronic Army Serial
Number Merged File, 1938-1946 (Archival Database); World War II Army Enlistment
Records; Records of the National Archives and Records Administration, Record
Group 64; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.
born 1918 in MS, Black,
Separated, Education: Grammar School, Height/Wt: 67/135; Resided in:
Leflore Co., MS; Enlisted 29 Jan 1941 at Camp Shelby, MS (Drafted)
Hunting For Bears, comp..
Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935 (database on-line). Provo, UT,
USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004. Original data: Mississippi marriage
information taken from county courthouse records. Many of these records
were extracted from copies of the original records in microfilm,
microfiche, or book format, located at the Family History Library.
and Matilda Stringer married 3 Dec 1846 in Leflore Co., MS (#58471)√
Mississippi Land Records
Source: United States, Bureau of Land Management.
Mississippi Land Records (database on-line). Provo, UT, USA:
MyFamily.com, Inc., 1997. Original data: United States, Bureau of Land
Management. Mississippi Pre-1908 Patents: Homesteads, Cash Entry,
Choctaw Indian Scrip and Chickasaw Cession Lands. General Land
Office Automated Records Project, 1997
issued 2 Dec 1850, Choctaw Meridian, Leflore Co., MS, Twp 19-N, Rng 1-E,
Security Death Index
Source: Social Security
Social Security Death Index
(database on-line). Provo,
Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2007. All records of deaths on or before 31 Dec 2007 in which
the final benefit was paid or final residence was in this county.
Juanita Culpepper, 13 Jul 1907 - Feb 1986, Last Residence:
Greenwood, Leflore Co., MS 38930, SSN 492-44-9177 issued in Missouri in
No places named Culpepper
were found in this county.
02 Jan 2015