Eddy Co
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Eddy County

History

In the southeast region of New Mexico, Eddy County was established in 1889 from the east side of Lincoln County. Its county seat, Carlsbad, is on US-285, about 280 miles southeast of Albuquerque. Eddy is bordered by the New Mexican counties of Otero, Chaves and Lea, and the Texas counties of Culberson, Reeves and Loving.

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 censuses for this county prior to 1910.

Eddy Co., NM 1910

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ED 79, Sheet 2B, Line 12, Precinct 7, Dayton, Eddy Co., NM
Owns Home, Mortgaged
Mallory B. Culpepper, Head, M, 39, Md1-14 yrs, LA/GA/GA, Physician (#4181)
Mary F. Culpepper, Wife, F, 40, Md1-14 yrs, LA/LA/MS
John W. Culpepper, Son, M, 13, Sng, LA/LA/LA, Laborer
Charles C. Culpepper, Son, M, 11, Sng, LA/LA/LA
Robert D. Culpepper
, Son, M, 9, Sng, LA/LA/LA
Mary M. Culpepper
, Dau, F, 17, Sng, LA/LA/LA, Stenographer, Private
Albert L. Culpepper, Son, M, 18, Sng, LA/LA/LA
Albert M. Wailes, Brother-in-law, M, 39, Sng, LA/LA/MS, Invalid
Lizzie B. Wailes, Sister-in-law, F, 37, Sng, LA/LA/MS, Teacher
Francis O. Wailes, Sister-in-law, F, 34, Sng, LA/LA/MS, Teacher

Eddy Co., NM 1920

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ED 63, Sheet 19A, Line 12, Precinct 1, Rio Vista St., Carlsbad, Eddy Co., NM
Owns Home, Mortgaged
Mallory B. Culpepper, Head, M, 49, Md, LA/LA/LA, Physician (#4181)
Mary F. Culpepper, Wife, F, 50, Md, LA/MS/LA
John W. Culpepper, Son, M, 23, Sng, LA/LA/LA, Laborer
Charles C. Culpepper, Son, M, 20, Sng, LA/LA/LA
Robert A. Culpepper
, Son, M, 18, Sng, LA/LA/LA
Mary M. Culpepper
, Dau, F, 17, Sng, LA/LA/LA, Stenographer, Private
Albert L. Culpepper, Son, M, 18, Sng, LA/LA/LA

Eddy Co., NM 1930

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ED8-1, Sheet 23-B, Line 100, 401 Canal, Carlsbad, Eddy Co., NM
Roomer in the home of Myrtle Stemons (Enumerated April 22, 1930. Mary was also enumerated with her husband in Sierra Co., NM on April 12, 1930)
Mary R. Culpepper, Roomer, F, 21, M, md@17, NM/Germany/TX, Not Empl. (#4518)

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ED8-1, Sheet #24-B, Line 59, Carlsbad, Eddy, NM
Home owned, Value=$20,000, Radio=N, Farm=N
Mallory B. Culpepper, Head, M, 60, M, md@26, LA/GA/GA, Physician, Vet=No (#4181)
Mary F. Culpepper, Wife, F, 60, M, md@26, LA/LA/LA, Not employed
Molly Culpepper, Dau, F, 27, S, LA/LA/LA, Stenographer, Private

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ED8-1, Sheet #24-B, Line 62, Carlsbad, Eddy, NM
Home owned, Value=$6500, Radio=Yes, Farm=N (#4509)
J. Wailes Culpepper, Head, M, 32, M, md@24, LA/LA/LA, Roofing Contractor, Vet=WW
Letha Culpepper, Wife, F, 31, M, md@23, NM/Germany/TX, Not employed
Johnnie L. Culpepper, Dau, F, 5, AZ/LA/NM
Mary S. Culpepper, Dau, F, 11 mos, NM/LA/NM

Transcribed from Ancestry.com images by Dorothy Nash Roberts

Social Security Death Index

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

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Frances Culpepper, 6 Mar 1898 - Jan 1970, Carlsbad, Eddy Co., NM, SSN 525-72-8711 issued in NM before 1951 (#4518)√

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Robert Culpepper, 10 Feb 1901 - Oct 1972, Carlsbad, Eddy Co., NM, SSN 525-03-1118 issued in NM before 1951 (#4517)√

Places

If you have a photograph or more information on any of these, please send it to us! In particular, we'd like to know which Culpepper the places below may have been named for. How to contact us.

bulletCulpepper Circle, Carlsbad, Eddy Co., NM 88220
Probably this street was named for or by Dr. Mallory Baskin Culpepper (#4181), whom the 1930 census shows as owning a home worth $20,000 (quite expensive for that time)

Cemeteries

Carlsbad Municipal Cemetery
(From Cemetery Records)

bulletMary L. Culpepper, died 1933, Div B, Blk 5, Row 11, Lot 1 (#4508)√
bulletMallory Baskin Culpepper, died 13 Oct 1944, Div B, Blk 5, Row 12, Lot 5 (#4181)√
bulletFrances Culpepper, died 25 Jan 1970, Div B, Blk 5, Row 12, Lot 4 (#4518)√
bulletRobert B. Culpepper, died 30 Oct 1972, Div I, Blk 42, Row 25 (#4517)√

Last Revised: 26 Jan 2006

 
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