In the southeast region of
Lea County was established in 1917 from
Eddy and Chaves counties. Its county seat,
Lovington, is on US-182, about 215 miles
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.
below in red have not been matched
with a person in the Culpepper family tree. If you can identify any of
please let us know.
found in any censuses for this county prior to 1930.
Lea Co., NM – 1930
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
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
21 Aug 2008