Rufus M. Culpepper

Male, #4094, (Mar 1872 - circa 1954)
Father*John Gaston Culpepper (20 Nov 1821 - 23 Jun 1912)
Mother*Elizabeth Greenville Greenlees (28 Mar 1834 - 11 Oct 1905)
Birth*Mar 1872 Rufus was born at Arkansas in Mar 1872. 
Census*1880 He was listed as a resident in the census report at Dorsey Co., Arkansas, in 1880. 
Marriage*14 Dec 1893 He married Mary E. Golding at Cleveland Co., Arkansas, on 14 Dec 1893 at age 21. 
Birth of Son6 Feb 1895 His son Rufus B. Culpepper was born on 6 Feb 1895 at Cleveland Co., Arkansas
Death of Son29 Jul 1899 His son Rufus B. Culpepper died on 29 Jul 1899 at Cleveland Co., Arkansas
Birth of Son30 Oct 1899 His son John B. Culpepper was born on 30 Oct 1899 at Cleveland Co., Arkansas
Census1900 He was listed as a resident in the census report at Cleveland Co., Arkansas, in 1900. 
Death of Son22 May 1901 His son John B. Culpepper died on 22 May 1901 at Cleveland Co., Arkansas
Death of Mother11 Oct 1905 His mother Elizabeth Greenville Greenlees died on 11 Oct 1905. 
Death of Father23 Jun 1912 His father John Gaston Culpepper died on 23 Jun 1912 at Rison, Cleveland Co., Arkansas
Birth of Son24 Aug 1913 His son James Pleasant Culpepper was born on 24 Aug 1913 at Rison, Cleveland Co., Arkansas.1,2 
1920 Census*1920 Rufus was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Rison, Cleveland Co., Arkansas.3 
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 Rufus was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Rison, Cleveland Co., Arkansas.4 
Death*circa 1954 He died at Rison, Cleveland Co., Arkansas, circa 1954. 
Burial*circa 1954 His body was interred circa 1954 at Greenwood Cemetery, Rison, Cleveland Co., Arkansas

Family

Mary E. Golding (Dec 1873 - )
Marriage*14 Dec 1893 He married Mary E. Golding at Cleveland Co., Arkansas, on 14 Dec 1893 at age 21. 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Sampson Culpepper of Wilkinson Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited13 Mar 2004

Citations

  1. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm
    James P. Culpepper, 24 Aug 1913 - 11 Feb 1989, Residence Unknown, SSN 435-32-6979 issued in LA before 1951
    (Why it is safe to publish Social Security numbers for deceased people: http://gen.culpepper.com/about/socialsecurity.htm).
  2. Mary Lou L. McDonald and Samuel Jordan Lawson III, compiler, The Passing of the Pines: A History of Wilcox County, Georgia, Volumes I & II, Roswell, GA: WH Wolfe Associates, 1984, 1987.
    Volume I, page 329.
  3. ED 20, sheet 6, line 32.
  4. 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.