Shirley Hope Culpepper Jr.

Male, #1293, (28 Sep 1918 - Jan 1988)
Father*Shirley Hope Culpepper (4 Aug 1889 - 30 Apr 1922)
Mother*Annie L. Mason (c 1886 - )
Birth*28 Sep 1918 He was born on 28 Sep 1918 at Norfolk Co., Virginia.1 
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 Shirley was listed as a son in Shirley Hope Culpepper's household on the 1920 Census at Madison Ward, Norfolk (city), Virginia.2 
Death of Father30 Apr 1922 His father Shirley Hope Culpepper died on 30 Apr 1922 at Portsmouth (city), Virginia
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Ernest and Shirley was listed as a grandson in Ernest L. Mason's household on the 1930 Census at Norfolk (city), Virginia.3 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Virginia.1 
1940 Census1 Apr 1940 Shirley was listed as a half-brother in Ernest Lee Moore's household on the 1940 Census at Norfolk (city), Virginia.4 
Residence*Mar 1943 Shirley resided at Norfolk (city), Virginia, in Mar 1943.5 
World War II*between 1943 and 1945 He enlisted in Richmond (city), Virginia, and served in World War II between 1943 and 1945
(US Army.)5 
Marriage*say 1946 He married Violet Keever say 1946.6 
Death*Jan 1988 He died at Chesapeake (city), Virginia, in Jan 1988 at age 69.1 
Burial*Jan 1988 His body was interred in Jan 1988 at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Chesapeake (city), Virginia.7 


Violet Keever (6 Aug 1925 - 29 Jul 2002)
Marriage*say 1946 He married Violet Keever say 1946.6 
ChartsHenry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited30 Oct 2012


  1. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at
  2. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 109, Sheet 6B, Family 135, 521 River Ave., Madison Ward, Norfolk (city), VA
    Shirley H. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 30, Md, VA/VA/VA, Machinist-Naval Yard
    Annie Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 33, Md, VA/NC/VA
    Shirley Culpepper, Jr., Son, M, Wh, 1 3/12, S, VA/VA/VA
    Janie A. Moore, Step-Daughter, F, Wh, 14, S, VA/VA/VA
    Francis B. Moore, Step-Daughter, F, Wh, 12, S, VA/VA/VA.
  3. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    Norfolk (city), VA, 13th Precinct, ED 41, Page 1B, Family 7, 108 16th (2 Apr 1930)
    Ernest L. Mason, Head, M, Wh, 66, md@22, VA/VA/VA, Proprietor/Restaurant, Vet=No
    Annie L. (Mason) Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 44, wid, md@19, VA/VA/VA
    Frances E. (Moore) Eaves, Daughter (of Annie), F, Wh, 22, md@18, VA/VA/VA
    Ernest L. Moore, Son (of Annie), M, Wh, 20, sng, VA/VA/VA, Trimmer/Ford Plant
    Guy V. Luck, Step Son (of Annie), M, Wh, 20, sng, VA/VA/VA, Mechanic/Ford Plant
    Shirley H. Culpepper, Son (of Annie), M, Wh, 11, sng, VA/VA/VA
    Barbara A.. Eaves, Granddaughter (of Annie), F, Wh, 7 1/12, sng, VA/VA/VA.
  4. 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
    Norfolk (city), VA, ED 114-55, Web Pages 17-18 (16 Apr 1940)
    Lines 35-41, 371 Princess Road
    Ernest L. Moore Sr., Head, M, Wh, 30, md, VA, 1935 in same place, Tel. Op./Police Dept
    Sarah Moore, Wife, F, Wh, 25, md, MS, 1935 in same place, Housework
    Ernest Lee Moore, Son, M, Wh, 1, sng, VA
    Annie Culpepper, Mother, F, Wh, 53, wid, VA, 1935 in same place
    Frances Eanes, Sister, F, Wh, 32, md, VA, 1935 in same place, Clerk/Dept. Store
    Shirley Culpepper, Half-Brother, M, Wh, 21, sng, VA, 1935 in same place, Assembler/Ford Motor Co.
    Barbara Anne Eanes, Niece, F, Wh, 10, sng, VA, 1935 in same place.
  5. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at, 2005.
    Shirley H Culpepper, White, Single, born 1918 in Virginia, residing in Norfolk Co., Virginia, enlisted as a Private in the US Army on 27 Mar 1943 in Richmond, Virginia.
  6. Obituary in Norfolk Virginian-Pilot, 31 Jul 2002, Page: B8.
  7. Find a Grave (online database)
    Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, 3920 Airline Boulevard, Chesapeake (city), VA
    + Culpepper, Shirley H 39526201, 1918 - 1988
    + Culpepper, Violet K 39526210, 1925 - 2002.
  8. Violet Keever Culpepper obituary in Norfolk Virginian-Pilot, 31 Jul 2002, Page: B8.