John Pleasant Culpepper

Male, #4092, (3 Aug 1863 - 26 Sep 1934)
Father*John Gaston Culpepper (20 Nov 1821 - 23 Jun 1912)
Mother*Mary Ann Head (5 Dec 1824 - 8 Apr 1867)
Birth*3 Aug 1863 John was born at Bradley Co., Arkansas, on 3 Aug 1863. 
Death of Mother8 Apr 1867 His mother Mary Ann Head died on 8 Apr 1867 at Cleveland Co., Arkansas
Census*1870 He was listed as a resident in the census report at Bradley Co., Arkansas, in 1870. 
Census1880 He was listed as a resident in the census report at Dorsey Co., Arkansas, in 1880. 
Census1900 He was listed as a resident in the census report at Cleveland Co., Arkansas, in 1900. 
Death of Father23 Jun 1912 His father John Gaston Culpepper died on 23 Jun 1912 at Rison, Cleveland Co., Arkansas
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 John was listed as a brother in Rufus M. Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Rison, Cleveland Co., Arkansas.1 
Death*26 Sep 1934 He died at Cleveland Co., Arkansas, on 26 Sep 1934 at age 71
Rison, September 26, J. P. Culpepper, age 71, a retired farmer and timberman, died here at 7 a.m. today. Funeral services will be held at the family cemetery, four miles east of Rison at 3 p.m. Thursday. He is survived by four half-brothers: Rufus, Finch W., Robert, and Tom Culpepper, all of Rison; and a step-sister, Mrs. Mary E. Clegg of Sweet Home. Another half-brother, J. L. Culpepper, died Thursday at his home at Fordyce. Mr. Culpepper was the uncle of C. G. Gillespie of Little Rock.2 
Burial* His body was interred at Bethlehem Cemetery, Cleveland Co., Arkansas
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Sampson Culpepper of Wilkinson Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited2 May 2003


  1. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED13-12, Sheet #7-B, No street addresses, Rison, Cleveland Co., AR
    Home owned, Value not given, Radio=No, Farm=Yes
    Rufus M. Culpepper, Head, M, 58, M, md@21, AR/NC/AL, Farmer, Vet-No
    Mamie E. Culpepper, Wife, F, 56, M, md@20, AR/SC/SC, Not employed
    Virginia Culpepper,  Dau, F, 24, S, AR/AR/AR, Teacher, Common School
    James P. Culpepper, Son, M, 16, S. AR/AR/AR, Not employed
    John B. Culpepper, Brother, M, 66, S, AR/NC/AL, Farmer, General Farming, Vet-No.
  2. Arkansas Death Index Books, 1914 -- 1948.