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Ernest Linwood Culpepper
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Birth: Dec. 8, 1876
Alabama, USA
Death: Feb. 13, 1972
Caddo Parish
Louisiana, USA


Ernest L. Culpepper, 95, of Shreveport died in a Shreveport nursing home Feb. 13.

Funeral services were held Feb. 15 in the New Providence Primitive Baptist Church. Officiating was Rev. Ruben Monk, assisted by Rev. R.W. Grodon and Rev. Billy McCormack. burial was in the church cemetery.

Mr. Culpepper was a resident of this area for many years.

He is survived by four sons, Ezra Culpepper of Shreveport, Arthur Culpepper of Arcadia, Chester Culpepper of Belcher, L.B. Culpepper of Shreveport; two daughters, Mrs. Ida Mae McCormack of Ringgold and Mrs. Mattie Pearl Wiggins of Shreveport; 18 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great-grandchildren.

Obituary from Shreveport Times

Additional information:

1900 Census of Phoenix, Lee, Alabama list the following: Siblings of Ernest, Henry, Mittie, Benjamin, Willie, Mattie E., Annie and David Culpepper.

1910 Census of Summerfield, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana list the following: Siblings of Ernest, Mattie P., Chester C. and Ida. The census listed 4 children and 3 living.

World War I Draft Card C Serial # 1735, Sept. 12, 1918, Jamestown, Bienville Parish, Louisiana listed the following: Ernest was of medium height, medium build, blue eyes and light hair.

1920 Census of Bienville Parish, Louisiana list the following: Ernest L. Culpepper age 43 b. Alabama, Mamie A. Culpepper age 35 b. Alabama. Children: Chester C. age 13 b. Louisiana, Ida M. age 11 b. Louisiana, Ezra M. age 4 11/12 b. Louisiana and Auther B. age 2 4/12 b. Louisiana.

1930 Census of Bienville Parish, Louisiana list the following: Children: Lester B. age 6 b. Louisiana.

1940 Census of Bienville Parish, Louisiana list the
following: Range 9 & 10, Authur Culpepper age 22 b. Louisiana. He was head of the household. Others living there were, E.L. Culpepper age 64 b. Alabama, Mamie Culpepper age 56 b. Alabama and Lester B. Culpepper age 16 b. Louisiana. Lester was a brother to Authur and the son of E.L. Culpepper. They were living at the same residence in 1935.

In 1953 Ernest lived on 77th Street, Shreveport, Louisiana.
In 1956-1957 Ernest lived at 6113 Willard Avenue, Shreveport, Louisiana.
In 1960 Ernest lived at 205 East 71 Street, Shreveport, Louisiana.

Information compiled by: Virginia Wilson Bailey.
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Family links: 
  Henry Culpepper (1850 - 1915)
  Northann Howard Culpepper (1849 - 1932)
  May Emma Alma Powell Culpepper (1883 - 1966)
  Chester C. Culpepper (1906 - 1998)*
  Ezra Marvin Culpepper (1913 - 1974)*
  Ernest Linwood Culpepper (1876 - 1972)
  Henry Culpepper (1879 - 1928)*
  Mittie Culpepper Gullatt (1879 - 1916)*
  Mary Rose Ella Culpepper Shaver (1881 - 1965)*
  Charles Benjamin Culpepper (1883 - 1949)*
  John William Culpepper (1884 - 1963)*
  Mattie Emma Culpepper Lamb (1886 - 1957)*
  Annie Lou Culpepper Thornton (1887 - 1950)*
  David Edward Culpepper (1893 - 1946)*
*Calculated relationship
Providence Cemetery
Bienville Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: Section 5
Created by: Virginia Wilson Bailey
Record added: Jan 11, 2010
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Ernest Linwood Culpepper
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- Virginia Wilson Bailey
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