James Randolph Culp

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

The Life Summary 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 20 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.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know James Randolph? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

James Randolph Culp
Mary C Van Nice
Marriage: 18 October 1866
Elmer Clifford Culp
Katherine Culp
Albert George Culp
Edward Grant Culp
James I Culp
Katherine R Culp

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 October 1866Big Grove Township, Benton, Iowa, United States
  • Children


    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings



    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    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.
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from Colp in Aberdeenshire.Americanized form of German Kulp , Kolp , Kolb , or Kalb .History: This (see 2 above) is one of the variants of the name of a Mennonite family, originally spelled Kolb , but among the Mennonites in the US also commonly found in the altered forms Culp and Kulp .

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (34)

    • James Randolph Culp in entry for Edward Grant Culp, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
    • James Culp in household of Edward Culp, "United States Census, 1860"
    • James Randolph Culp, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.