Clifton C. Culpepper1

Male, #11003, (22 Feb 1917 - 15 Aug 1989)
Father*William Zachary Culpepper (2 Apr 1877 - 26 Dec 1939)
Mother*Claudia Purdy (1 Jul 1881 - Feb 1980)
Birth*22 Feb 1917 Clifton was born at Chambers Co., Alabama, on 22 Feb 1917.1 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Roy, Grady and Clifton was listed as a son in William Zachary Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Friendship, Elmore Co., Alabama.2 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Alabama.1 
Death of Father26 Dec 1939 His father William Zachary Culpepper died on 26 Dec 1939 at Elmore Co., Alabama.3,4 
Marriage*say 1940 He married Hazel Aldrich say 1940. 
Residence*Oct 1942 Clifton resided at Elmore Co., Alabama, in Oct 1942.5 
World War II*between 1942 and 1945 He enlisted in Fort McClellan, Calhoun Co., Alabama, and served in World War II between 1942 and 1945.5 
Death of MotherFeb 1980 His mother Claudia Purdy died in Feb 1980 at Tallassee, Elmore Co., Alabama.1 
Death of SpouseOct 1987 His wife Hazel Aldrich died in Oct 1987 at Montgomery, Montgomery Co., Alabama.1 
Death*15 Aug 1989 He died at Montgomery, Montgomery Co., Alabama, on 15 Aug 1989 at age 72.1 


Hazel Aldrich (14 Feb 1922 - Oct 1987)
Marriage*say 1940 He married Hazel Aldrich say 1940. 
ChartsOrphan / Joel Culpepper of Harris Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited27 Mar 2010


  1. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at
  2. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 20, Page 8A, Lines 40-45, Friendship, Elmore Co., AL
    Rents home, Radio=N, Farm=Y
    W. Z. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 54, md@23, AL/GA/GA, Farmer
    Claudie Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 49, md@17, TX/GA/AL
    Roy Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 17, sng, AL/AL/TX, Farm Laborer
    Grady Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 15, sng, AL/AL/TX
    Clifton Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 13, sng, AL/AL/TX
    Lucille Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 10, sng, AL/AL/TX.
  3. State of Alabama Center for Health Statistics / Record Services Division, compiler, Alabama Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974, Online database at, 2011.
    William Z. Culpepper died Dec 1939 in Elmore Co., Alabama.
  4. Linda & Tracey Blankenship, compiler, Cemeteries of Elmore County, Alabama (2 volumes), Wetumpka, Alabama: L and T Blankenship, 1989, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.152 V3bL.
    Rose Hill Cemetery, County Road 161, Tallassee, Elmore Co., AL (Vol 1, p 388-549)
    + W. Z. Culpepper, 2 Apr 1877 - 26 Dec 1939.
  5. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at, 2005.
    Clifton C. Culpepper, born 1917, White, Native of Alabama; Resided in Elmore Co., Alabama; Enlisted on 14 Oct 1942 in Alabama at Fort McClellan in the US Army as a Private for the duration of the War plus six months; Education: Grammar school; Civil Occupation: Electric Truck Driver; Marital Status: Married; Height: 71; Weight: 184.