James Randolph Culp

10 September 1844–2 June 1920 (Age 75)
Hampshire, Virginia, United States

The Life of James Randolph

When James Randolph Culp was born on 10 September 1844, in Hampshire, Virginia, United States, his father, Edward Culp, was 24 and his mother, Catharine Grayson, was 25. He married Mary C. Van Nice on 18 October 1866, in Big Grove Township, Benton, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Big Grove Township, Benton, Iowa, United States for about 10 years and Union Township, O'Brien, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died on 2 June 1920, in Paullina, O'Brien, Iowa, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Prairie View Cemetery, Paullina, O'Brien, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Randolph Culp
1844–1920
Mary C. Van Nice
1848–1894
Marriage: 18 October 1866
Elmer Culp
1868–1936
Katherine Culp
1874–
Albert George Culp
1869–
Edward Grant Culp
1874–1950
James I. Culp
1879–
Culp
1881–
Katherine R Culp
1884–1961

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 October 1866
Big Grove Township, Benton, Iowa, United States
children

(7)

    Elmer Culp

    Male1868–1936Male

    Albert George Culp

    Male1869–Male

    Katherine Culp

    Female1874–Female

    Male1874–1950Male

    James I. Culp

    Male1879–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1820–1903Male

    Catharine Grayson

    Female1818–1899Female

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

Age 3

Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.
1864 · Arlington Cemetery

Age 20

Arlington Cemetery is a military cemetery. It was originally a plantation owned by George Washington Parke Custis. This is the location of Robert E. Lee, 16,000 Civil War soldiers, William Howard Taft, John, Jackie, Robert, and Edward Kennedy. The tomb of the unknown soldier is also located here it was dedicated on November 11, 1921. It contains the remains of those soldiers unknown from WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from Colp in Aberdeenshire.2 Americanized spelling of German Kolb , Kolp , or Kalb .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Culp in household of Edward Culp, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Culp, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James R Culp, "United States Census, 1910"

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