Bessie Belle Sills1

Female, #7069, (circa 1893 - 10 Oct 1945)
Birth*circa 1893 Bessie was born circa 1893. 
Marriage*say 1913 She married John Fulton Culpepper at Mississippi say 1913. 
Married Namesay 1913  As of say 1913, her married name was Culpepper. 
Birth of Son21 Apr 1919 Her son James F. Culpepper was born on 21 Apr 1919 at Mississippi.2 
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 Bessie was listed as John Fulton Culpepper's wife on the 1920 Census at Lawrence Co., Mississippi.3 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Bessie was listed as an unknown person 's wife on the 1930 Census at Lawrence Co., Mississippi.4 
Birth of Son21 Feb 1931 Her son Rev. Arthur Carroll Culpepper was born on 21 Feb 1931. 
Death*10 Oct 1945 She died on 10 Oct 1945. 

Family

John Fulton Culpepper (23 Oct 1892 - May 1981)
Marriage*say 1913 She married John Fulton Culpepper at Mississippi say 1913. 
Children
Last Edited3 Jul 2000

Citations

  1. E-mail written Jun 2000 to Lew Griffin from Margaret Ann Sanford Creel (Mrs. Charlie Thomas Creel), e-mail address.
  2. 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 F. Culpepper, 21 Apr 1919 - 29 Oct 1989, Last Residence: Florence, Rankin Co., MS 39073, SSN 427-20-7969 issued in Mississippi in 1936-1950
    (Why it is safe to publish Social Security numbers for deceased people: http://gen.culpepper.com/about/socialsecurity.htm).
  3. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 110, sheet 9A, p. 225, lines 1-5, Beat 4, Lawrence County MS (10 Jan 1920)
    John F. Culpeper, Head, M, Wh, 26, md, MS/MS/MS, farmer, general farm
    Bessie Culpeper, Wife, F, Wh, 28, md, MS/MS/MS
    Tina M. Culpeper, Dau, F, Wh, 4 6/12, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Eula Culpeper, Dau, F, Wh, 2 8/12, sng, MS/MS/MS
    James Culpeper, Son, M, Wh, 8/12, sng, MS/MS/MS.
  4. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 39-8, Page 3B, Beat 4, River Road, Lawrence Co., MS
    Own Farm, Radio=N
    Fulton J Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 37, md@21, MS/MS/MS, Farmer, General Farm, Vet=WW
    Bessie Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 39, md@23, MS/MS/MS
    Tiny M Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 14, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Eula C Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 12, sng, MS/MS/MS
    James F Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 10, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Marie C Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 7, sng, MS/MS/MS.