Lea Co
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Lea County


In the southeast region of New Mexico, Lea County was established in 1917 from Eddy and Chaves counties. Its county seat, Lovington, is on US-182, about 215 miles southeast of Albuquerque. Lea is bordered by the New Mexico counties of Eddy, Chaves and Roosevelt, and the Texas counties of Cochran, Yoakum, Gaines, Andrews, Winkler 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 1930.

Lea Co., NM 1930


ED13-11, Sheet #4-B, Line 98, Hobbs, Lea, NM
Home rented, Amount=$25, Radio=Blank, Farm=No
Willie C. Culpepper, Head, M, 26, M, md@21, MS/US/US, Asst. Driller, Oil Field, Vet=No
Ada Culpepper, Wife, F, 31, M, md@26, MS/MS/LA, Not employed

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.


No Culpeppers found

Last Revised: 21 Aug 2008

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