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Sierra County


In the southwest region of New Mexico, Sierra County was established in 1884 from Socorro, Doa Ana and Grant counties. Its county seat, Truth or Consequences, is on I-25, about 140 miles south of Albuquerque. Sierra is bordered by the New Mexico counties of Catron, Socorro, Doa Ana, Luna and Grant.

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.

Sierra Co., NM 1930


ED26-1, Sheet #4-A, Page 178, Line 44, Precinct 2, Hillsboro, Sierra, NM
Lodging House of Thomas M. Harwood (enumerated April 12, 1930)
R. Bass Culpepper, Lodger/HOF, M, 29, M, md@26, LA/LA/LA, Road Constr. Truck Driver, Vet=No (#4517)
Mary Culpepper, Lodger/Wife of HOF, F, 21, M, md@18, NM/NM/NM, Not employed

Transcribed from 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.


Virginia Culpepper, 28 Apr 1917 - 11 Aug 1990, Truth Or Consequences, Sierra Co., NM, SSN 546-20-4814 issued in CA before 1951 (#49361)√ (Ancestry unknown)

Last Revised: 26 Jan 2006

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