James Benjamin Culpepper1

Male, #45284, (25 Jan 1881 - 10 Mar 1966)
Father*John H. Culpepper2 (13 Mar 1847 - b 1910)
Mother*Ella McGuirk2 (Oct 1860 - a 1910)
Name Variation He was also known as Bennie.2 
Birth*25 Jan 1881 James was born at Texas on 25 Jan 1881.1,3 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 James was listed as a son in John H. Culpepper's household on the 1900 Census at Leon Co., Texas.2 
1900 Census*1 Jun 1900  An unknown person was listed as a prisoner in the 1900 Census at Burleson & Johns Convict Farm, Hill Co., Texas.4 
Marriage*circa 1902 He married Dollie Sammons at Leon Co., Texas, circa 1902. The marriage between James Benjamin Culpepper and Dollie Sammons is not proven and based simply on circumstantial evidence. Dollie Sammons was the only Dollie of the right age in Leon County in the 1900 census to be the Dollie Culpepper who is buried in Concord Cemetery. And James Benjamin Culpepper appears to be the only Culpepper of the right age in Leon County to have been married to her.5 
Death of Spouse25 Apr 1904 His wife Dollie Sammons died on 25 Apr 1904 at Leon Co., Texas.5 
Marriage*circa 1907 He married Della (?) at Texas circa 1907.6 
1910 Census*15 Apr 1910 James was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Oakwood, Leon Co., Texas.6 
WWI Draft Reg*12 Sep 1917 James registered for the WW-I draft, naming Della Culpepper as his nearest relative, on 12 Sep 1917 at Houston, Harris Co., Texas.1 
World War I*between 1917 and 1918 He served in World War I between 1917 and 1918.7 
1920 Census*1 Jan 1920 James was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Eastland Co., Texas.8 
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 James was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Houston, Harris Co., Texas.7 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Texas.3 
Death*10 Mar 1966 He died at Harris Co., Texas, on 10 Mar 1966 at age 85.3,9 
Burial*circa 12 Dec 1966 His body was interred circa 12 Dec 1966 at Sunrise Cemetery, Robertson Co., Texas.9 

Family 1

Dollie Sammons (20 Apr 1884 - 25 Apr 1904)
Marriage*circa 1902 He married Dollie Sammons at Leon Co., Texas, circa 1902. The marriage between James Benjamin Culpepper and Dollie Sammons is not proven and based simply on circumstantial evidence. Dollie Sammons was the only Dollie of the right age in Leon County in the 1900 census to be the Dollie Culpepper who is buried in Concord Cemetery. And James Benjamin Culpepper appears to be the only Culpepper of the right age in Leon County to have been married to her.5 

Family 2

Della (?) (26 May 1891 - 1 Jun 1975)
Marriage*circa 1907 He married Della (?) at Texas circa 1907.6 
ChartsOrphan / Joel Culpepper of Harris Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited18 Oct 2008

Citations

  1. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482
    James Benjamin Culpepper, 79-80 Ave D, Houston, Harris Co., Texas, age 37, born 25 Jan 1881, Caucasian, Foreman for Mid Canal Ship Co., Harrisburg, Harris Co., TX, Nearest relative: Della M. Culpepper, 79-80 Ave D, Houston, Harris Co., Texas, Tall height, Slender build, Blue eyes, Light hair, No disabilities. Registered 12 Sep 1917 at Houston, Harris Co., Texas.
  2. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 48, Sheet 11A, Pg 287, Pct 6, Gen.com Img 21, Leon Co., TX
    John H. Culpepper, Head, M, Mar-1847, 53, md-24 yrs, GA ?? ??, Night Watchman
    Ella Culpepper, Wife, F, Oct-1861, 38, md-24 yrs, Ch 3/3, GA GA AL
    Bennie Culpepper, Son, M, Jan-1882, 18, S, TX GA GA, Farm Laborer
    Roscoe Culpepper, Son, M, Apr-1890, 10, S, TX GA GA
    Sallie P. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Feb-1896, 4, S, TX GA GA.
  3. 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 Culpepper, 25 Jan 1881 - Mar 1966, Houston, Harris Co., Texas 77019, SSN 453-34-1263 issued in Texas before 1951
    (Why it is safe to publish Social Security information for deceased people: http://gen.culpepper.com/about/socialsecurity.htm).
  4. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 49, Sheet 8B, Pg 133A, Pct 6, Gen.com Img 48
    Burleson & Johns Convict Farm, Hill Co., TX
    James Culpepper, Prisoner, M, May-1881, 19, S, TX GA TX, Farm Laborer.
  5. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    Justice Precinct 3, Leon, Texas; Roll: T623 1654; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 45
    Dollie Sammons, age 16, born in Texas, daughter of Robert Sammons (42) and Susan Sammons (32).
  6. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 130, Sheet 7B, Pg 242B, Pct 6, Gen.com Img 14, Oakwood, Leon Co., TX
    Jas B. Culpepper, Head, M, 29, M2?, md-2 yrs, GA GA GA, Laborer
    Della Culpepper, Wife, F, 18, M1, md-2 yrs, ch n/a, TX TX TX
    Ella Culpepper, Mother, F, 48, wid, ch 3/3, GA GA GA.
  7. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 135, Sheet 60A, Pg 107, Pct. 2, Myrtle e-mail address A & 4th, Houston, Harris Co., TX
    Rent=Y, Radio=N, Farm=N, Military=WW
    James B. Culpepper, Head, M, 49, md@28, GA GA GA, Engineer
    Dolphine Culpepper, Wife, F, 38, Md@17?, TX TX TX.
  8. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 118, Sheet 41A, Pg 274, Prect 6, 401 12th Street, Cisco, Eastland Co., TX
    Rent=Y, Farm=N
    James Culpepper, Head, M, 39, M, GA GA GA, Steam Engineer
    Della Culpepper, Wife, F, 29, M, TX TX TX.
  9. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    James B Culpepper, Male, Single, died 10 Mar 1966 in Harris Co., TX.