Washington Parish
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Washington Parish


In the Plantation region of eastern Louisiana and formerly part of Florida, Washington Parish was formed in 1819 from St. Tammany Parish. Its parish seat, Franklinton, is about 65 miles due north of New Orleans. Washington is bordered by the Louisiana parishes of Tangipahoa and St. Tammany, as well as by the Mississippi counties of Pearl River, Marion, Walthall and Pike.

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 found in any Louisiana census prior to 1850.

1850 US Census


Page 451. Unk Twp, Washington Parish, LA
W. Culpepper, 23, M, Farmer, $100, MS (#3476)
Nancy Culpepper, 23, F, MS
? Culpepper, 2 M, LA
? Culpepper, 2/12, F, LA
Disa Waller, 21, F, MS

1930 US Census


ED 59-10, Sheet #28-A, Page 201, Line 43, 1014 Eighth St., Bogalusa, Washington Parish, LA
Home rented, Amount=$15, Radio=blank, Farm=No (#2758)
Rex Culpepper, Head, M, 29, M, md@27, MS/MS/MS, Laborer, Paper Mill, Vet=No
Burtha Culpepper, Wife, F, 28, M, md@26, LA/LA/LA, Not employed
Joseph Culpepper, Son, M, 6 mos, LA/MS/LA



W. L. Culpepper and Sophia Foxworth, 22 Mar 1916, Washington Parish, LA (#3443)√

Louisiana Statewide Death Index, 1900-1949

Ancestry.com Online Database


Culpepper, 18 Dec 1924, 15 hours, Washington Parish, LA


Harold Ross Culpepper, 22 Sep 1940, 5 Months, Washington Parish, LA
[Perhaps Harold was the son of Rex and Bertha Culpepper shown above]

Social Security Death Index

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


Joe E. Culpepper, 1 Sep 1929 - 26 Jun 1998, Bogalusa, Washington Parish, LA; SSN 425-50-7813 issued in MS before 1951 (#41336)√


Lula Culpepper, 18 Oct 1909 - 13 Dec 2000, Bogalusa, Washington Parish, LA; SSN 434-14-8999 issued in LA before 1951 (#52380)√


Rex Culpepper, 25 Sep 1900 - Jan 1976, Bogalusa, Washington Parish, LA; SSN 436-05-9671 issued in LA before 1951 (#2758)


Wilder Culpepper, 4 Nov 1896 - Sep 1980, Bogalusa, Washington Parish, LA; SSN 433-26-0073 issued in LA before 1951 (# 3443)√

Last Revised: 11 Feb 2008

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