William Emmons Culpepper1

Male, #1271, (4 Jul 1909 - 28 Feb 1999)
Father*Presley Lee Culpepper (11 Jul 1883 - Jun 1963)
Mother*Lottie E. McFarland (c 1887 - )
Birth*4 Jul 1909 He was born on 4 Jul 1909 at Norfolk Co., Virginia.2 
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 William was listed as a son in Presley Lee Culpepper's household on the 1910 Census at Ward 4, Portsmouth (city), Virginia.3 
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 William and Rea was listed as a son in Willie McFarland's household on the 1920 Census at Charlottesville, Albemarle Co., Virginia.4 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 William and Rea was listed as a step-son in David C. McKim's household on the 1930 Census at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 
1940 Census1 Apr 1940 William and Rea was listed as a son in Lottie E. McFarland's household on the 1940 Census at Roanoke (city), Virginia.5 
Residence*Sep 1942 William resided at Roanoke (city), Virginia, in Sep 1942. 
World War II*between 1942 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1942 and 1945
(US Army.)6,7 
SSN*1960 His Social Security Number was issued in 1960 in Virginia.2 
Death of FatherJun 1963 His father Presley Lee Culpepper died in Jun 1963 at Virginia.2 
Death*28 Feb 1999 He died at Roanoke (city), Virginia, on 28 Feb 1999 at age 89.2 
Obituary*2 Mar 1999 William E. ("Bill") Culpepper 89, of Roanoke, died Sunday, 28 Feb 1999. He was a World War II Army veteran and a former employee of the American Theatre and Community Grocery on Elm Avenue. He is survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Rea B. and Betty M. Culpepper, Roanoke; one niece, Martha Culpepper Collingwood, Lexington; one nephew, Rea B. Culpepper Jr., Charlottesville; four cousins, Katherine Ellis, James E. McFarland Jr., Reby Barnes, and Judy Fratteroli; and a dear friend, Virginia Collins. Funeral services will be held at the graveside at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, 1999, at the Riverview Cemetery, Charlottesville. The Rev. Jay Sanderford will officiate. The family will receive friends at the home. Arrangements by Oakey's Roanoke Chapel.6 
Burial*3 Mar 1999 His body was interred on 3 Mar 1999 at Riverview Cemetery, Charlottesville (city), Virginia.6 
ChartsHenry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited25 Oct 2012


  1. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 13, Sheet 8B, Family 165, Riverside Dr, Salem, Roanoke County, VA (13 Apr 1930)
    David C. McKim, Head, M, Wh, 44, Md@40, VA/VA/VA, Manager/Lunch Room, Vet=No
    Lottie L. McKim, Wife, F, Wh, 44, Md@21, VA/VA/VA
    Emmons C. Culpepper, Stepson, M, Wh, 20, S, VA/VA/VA
    Rea B. Culpepper, Stepson, M, Wh, 17, S, VA/VA/VA.
  2. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
  3. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 100, Sheet 3A, Family 51, 315 Fifth Street, Ward 4, Portsmouth (city), VA
    Presley L. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 26, Md1-1yr, VA/VA/VA, Bookkeeper-Cottonseed oil Factory
    Lottie E. Culpepper, Head, F, Wh, 23, Md1-1yr ch 1/1, VA/VA/VA, None
    William E. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 9/12, S, VA/VA/VA, None
    James E. McFarland, Brother-in-law, M, Wh, 18, S, VA/VA/VA, Clerk-Drug Store.
  4. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    Transcribed by Shannon O'Connor:
    ED 21, Sheet 9A, Family 179, 1109 Jefferson Street, Charlottesville Ward 1, Charlottesville (Independent City), Albemarle County, VA
    Willie McFarland, Head, M, Wh, 66, Md, VA/VA/VA, None
    Nannie J. McFarland, Wife, F, Wh, 52, Md, VA/VA/VA, None
    Lottie L. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 33, Wd, VA/VA/VA, Operator-Telegraph
    Hannah J. McFarland, Daughter, F, Wh, 23, S, VA/VA/VA, Clerk-Store
    Ray B. Culpepper, Grand-Son, M, Wh, 7, S, VA/VA/VA, None
    William E. Culpepper, Grand-Son M, Wh, 10, S, VA/VA/VA, None.
  5. 1940 (16th) US Census, compiled by the US Bureau of the Census, Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls., Online database at Ancestry.com.
    Jefferson Ward, Roanoke (city), VA, ED 119-37, web page 54 (20 Apr 1940)
    Lines 41-43, 1001 Devon Street
    Lottie McKim, Head, F, Wh, 52, Md, VA, 1935 in same place, Housework
    William C. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 31, sng, VA, 1935 in same place, Usher/Theater
    Rea B. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 25, sng, VA, 1935 in same place, Salesman/Drug Co.
  6. Roanoke Times, Roanoke, VA, http://www.roanoke.com/.
    Obituary for William E. Culpepper, 2 Mar 1999, Virginia Section, Page B2.
  7. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    William E Culpepper, White, Single, born 1909 in Virginia, residing in Roanoke (city), Virginia, enlisted as a Private in the US Army on 15 Sep 1942 in Roanoke, Virginia.