Bienville Parish
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Bienville Parish

History

In the Uplands region of northern Louisiana, Bienville Parish was formed in 1848 from Claiborne Parish. Its parish seat, Arcadia, is on US-20 about 50 miles east of Shreveport and 200 miles northwest of Baton Rouge. Bienville is bordered by the parishes of Webster, Claiborne, Lincoln, Jackson, Winn, Natchitoches, Red River and Bossier.

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

1870 US Census Index

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Ray Culpepper, Bienville Parish, LA 035 2 W Mt. Lebanon

1880 US Census

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4th Ward, Page 594A, Bienville Parish, LA
Joseph J. Culpepper, Self, M, M, W, 52, GA/SC/SC, Farmer (# 4016)
Laura S. Culpepper, Wife, F, M, W, 37, GA/SC/SC
John J. Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 25, LA/GA/GA
Anna W. Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 14, LA/GA/GA
Samson M. Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 11, LA/GA/GA
Virginia Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 9, LA/GA/GA
Robert S. Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 7, LA/GA/GA
Margaret Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 5, LA/GA/GA
William E. Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 3, LA/GA/GA

1930 US Census

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ED 7-13, Sheet #4-B, Line 51, Police Jury Ward 4, Bienville Parish, LA
Home rented, Amount not shown, Radio=blank, Farm=Yes
Earnest L. Culpepper, Head, M, 53, M, md@23, AL/GA/GA, Farmer, Vet=No (#1611)
Mammie A. Culpepper, Wife, F, 45, M, md@15, AL/AL/AL, Not employed
Ezra M. Culpepper, Son, M, 16, S,  LA/AL/AL, Farming, Farming
Arthur B. Culpepper, Son, M, 12, LA/AL/AL, Farming, Farming
Lester B. Culpepper, Son, M, 6, LA/AL/AL

Military Records

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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Arthur B Culpepper, White, Married, born 1917 in Louisiana, residing in Bienville Parish, Louisiana, enlisted as a Private in the US Army on 13 Oct 1942 in Shreveport, Louisiana (#36978)√

Marriages

Source: John C. Head, compiler, Bienville Parish Marriages, Shreveport, Louisiana: J&W Enterprises, 1990. Provided to Culpepper Connections! by Douglas O. Culpepper.

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Annie W. Culpepper and W. Y. Reeves, 29 Oct 1885, Bienville Parish, LA (#4192)

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Dellie Silene Culpepper and M. A. Corrie, 24 Apr 1895, Bienville Parish, LA
(Dellie may be a daughter of Joseph John Culpepper, #4016.  However, she does not appear in the 1880 census, so she would have to have been born shortly after the census was taken on 1 Jun 1880.)

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Maggie Culpepper and S. L. Carter, 10 March 1897, Bienville Parish, LA (#4196)

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Mattie E. Culpepper and J. A. Reeves, 9 May 1878, Bienville Parish, LA (#4486)

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Virginia Culpepper and C. C. Carter, 20 Nov 1892, Bienville Parish, LA (#4194)

Deaths

Louisiana Statewide Death Index, 1900-1949

Ancestry.com Online Database

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Martha C. Culpepper, 13 Apr 1923, 7 years, Bienville Parish, LA (#49462)√

Social Security Death Index

All records of deaths on or before 30 Sep 2003 in which the final benefit was paid in this parish.

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A. B. Culpepper, 27 Aug 1917 - 25 Jun 1995, Arcadia, Bienville Parish, LA; SSN 433-12-8032 issued in LA before 1951 (#36978)√

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Chester C. Culpepper, 27 May 1906 - 18 Aug 1998, Jamestown, Bienville Parish, LA; SSN 438-18-9805 issued in LA before 1951 (#36975)√

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Chester C. Culpepper, 28 Jun 1926 - 31 Dec 1998, Jamestown, Bienville Parish, LA; SSN 433-30-7592 issued in LA before 1951 (#49458)√

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Minnie Culpepper, 22 Sep 1885 - Oct 1979, Gibsland, Bienville Parish, LA; SSN 433-78-2723 issued in LA in 1965 (#4496)√

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Edmund H. Culpepper, 22 Sep 1913 - 23 Jul 1995, Gibsland, Bienville Parish, LA; SSN 436-07-4885 issued in LA before 1951 (#4501)√

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Pauline A. Culpepper, 11 May 1914 - 27 Nov 1992, Gibsland, Bienville Parish, LA; SSN 434-44-0865 issued in LA before 1951 (#49461)√

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Gladys P. Culpepper, 24 Jul 1905 - 8 Jan 2000, Ringgold, Bienville Parish, LA; SSN 439-54-5495 issued in LA in 1955 (#4478)√

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W. Culpepper, 7 Nov 1906 - Aug 1985, Ringgold, Bienville Parish, LA; SSN 436-05-5471 issued in LA before 1951 (#4497)√

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Vadna B. Culpepper, 31 Aug 1915 - 6 Apr 2000, Ringgold, Bienville Parish, LA; SSN 439-88-9823 issued in LA in 1968 (#4498)√

Burials

Bistineau Cemetery

Bienville Parish, LA
From Bienville Parish on Rootsweb, Provided by:
Nancy Pressley

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Lonnie W. Culpepper, 29 Jan 1919 (#4474)

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R. S. Culpepper, 1872-1938 (#4195)

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William Edward Culpepper, 1877-1955 (#4197)

Last Revised: 28 Jul 2010

 
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