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Clay County

County History and Geography

In far northeastern Arkansas in the Delta Region, Clay County was formed in 1873 from Randolph and Greene Counties. It has dual county seats, Corning and Piggott. Corning is on US-67, about 160 miles northeast of Little Rock, and Piggott is 25 miles east of Corning. Clay County is bordered on the west and south by the Arkansas counties of Randolph and Greene, on the north and east by the Missouri counties of Butler and Dunklin.

Any names below in red have not been matched with a person in the Culpepper family tree. If you can identify any of them, please let us know.

Census Records

No Culpeppers have been found in any Clay County censuses prior to 1920.

1920 US Census

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ED 22, Sheet 7B, Pg 246B, Anc.com Im-14, Saint Francis, Clay Co., AR
Elmo (Elmer) B. Culpepper, Head, M, 53, M, TN TN TN, Watch Repairs-Own Shop,(#36415)
Della Culpepper, Wife, F, 43, M, IN OH IN
Lillian Culpepper, Dau, F, 7, S, MO TN IN

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ED 23, Sheet 5B, Pg 267B, Anc.com Im-10, Swain, Clay Co., AR
Jeff(erson) T(homas) Culpepper, Head, M, 32, M, KY TN KY, Farmer, (#9664)
Florence A. (Annie Florence Peterson) Culpepper, Wife, F, 29, M, AR Sweden, Sweden
Jewell W. Culpepper, Dau, F, 7, S, MO KY AR
Wilburn A. Culpepper, Son, M, 5, S, AR KY AR
Alma H. Culpepper, Dau, F, 3, S, AR KY AR
Elmer F. Coffey, Lodger, M, 18, S, IN IN IN

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ED 25, Sheet 6A, Pg 287A, Anc.com Im-11, Pollard, Clay Co., AR
Richard B(urnett) Culpepper, Head, M, 25, M, TN US US, Farm Laborer, (#9666)
May O (Ora Gay Ingram) Culpepper, Wife, F, 20, M, AR AR TN
R.B. (Ida B) Culpepper, Dau, F, 4/12, S, AR TN AR

1930 US Census

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ED 11-32, Sheet #2A, Page 252, Taylor St., St. Francis Township, Piggott, Clay Co., AR
Rent=(no amt. shown), Radio=No
Elmo B Culpepper, Head, M, 62, M, md@36, TN/TN//TN, Watch Tinker, Independent, Vet=No (#36415)
Della Culpepper, Wife, F, 53, M, md@27, IN/OH/IN, Not employed

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ED 11-31, Sheet 2B, No street address, Pollard Township, Clay Co., AR,
Home rented, Farm=Yes
Richard B Culpepper, Head, M, 37, M, md@25, MO/TN/KY, Farmer, Vet=No (#9666)
Ona Culpepper, Wife, F, 30, M, md@18, AR/TN/AR, Not employed
Ila Belle Culpepper, Dau, F, 11, S, AR/MO/AR
Louis Culpepper, Son, M, 8, S, AR/MO/AR

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ED 11-34, Sheet 2-A, Page 287, No street address, Swain Township, Clay Co., AR
Home owned, Value $1600, Radio=No. Farm=Yes
J T Culpepper, Head, M, 41, M, md@23, TN/TN/TN, Farmer, Gen. farm, Vet=No (#9664)
Florence A Culpepper, Wife, F, 39, M, md@21, AR/Sweden/Sweden, Not employed
Jewell W Culpepper, Son , M, 17, S, MO/TN/AR
Wibur A Culpepper, Son, M, 15, S, AR/TN/AR
Alma H Culpepper, Dau, F, 13, AR/TN/AR
Lawanda E Culpepper, Dau, F, 8, AR/TN/AR
Marry E Culpepper, Dau, F, 6, AR/TN/AR
Roy Culpepper, Son, M, 3, AR/TN/AR
Dorothy Nell Culpepper, Dau, F, 1, AR/TN/AR

Transcribed from Ancestry.com images by Dorothy Nash Roberts

Military Records

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918

Source: National Archives and Records Administration. 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 Records Administration

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No Culpeppers found

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946

Source: National Archives and Records Administration. 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.

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No Culpeppers found

Marriages

Arkansas Marriages, 1779-1992

Source: Hunting For Bears, comp.. Arkansas Marriages, 1779-1992 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: Arkansas marriage information taken from county courthouse records.

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No Culpeppers found

Arkansas Marriages, 1851-1900

Source: Dodd, Jordan, Liahona Research, comp.. Arkansas Marriages, 1851-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2001.

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No Culpeppers found

Arkansas Marriage Index, 1933-1939

Source: Ancestry.com. Arkansas Marriage Index, 1933-1939 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: Vital Records Division, Arkansas Department of Health. Marriage Record Index, 1933-1939. Arkansas, USA: Arkansas Genealogical Society. Microfiche.

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No Culpeppers found

Arkansas Divorce Index, 1923-1939

Source: Ancestry.com. Arkansas Divorce Index, 1923-1939 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: Arkansas Divorce Index 1923-1939. Arkansas, USA: Arkansas Genealogical Society. Microfiche.

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No Culpeppers found

Arkansas Land Records

Source: United States, Bureau of Land Management. Arkansas Land Records [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1997. Original data: United States, Bureau of Land Management. Arkansas Pre-1908 Homestead and Cash Entry Patents. General Land Office Automated Records Project, 1993.

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No Culpeppers found

Deaths

Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950

Source: Ancestry.com. Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: Division of Vital Records, Arkansas Department of Health. Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950. Arkansas: Arkansas Genealogical Society. Microfiche

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No Culpeppers found

Social Security Death Index

Source: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2006. All records of deaths on or before 30 Jun 2009 in which the final benefit was paid or final residence was in this county.

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No Culpeppers found

Burials

U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006

Source: National Cemetery Administration. U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. Original data: National Cemetery Administration. Nationwide Gravesite Locator.

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No Culpeppers found

Last Revised: 04 Sep 2009

 
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