Wilbur Augustus Culpepper1,2

Male, #1331, (25 May 1921 - 22 Dec 2007)
Father*Luther Bertran Culpepper2 (12 Mar 1886 - 28 Sep 1963)
Mother*Glennor Virginia Murphy (8 Jul 1886 - 28 Oct 1961)
DNA* Wilbur has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Thomas Culpepper, who is a son of Henry Culpepper, Jr. and grandson Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Birth*25 May 1921 He was born on 25 May 1921 at Elizabeth City, Pasquotank Co., North Carolina.2,3 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Virginia.3 
Marriage*6 Nov 1942 He married Millicent Elizabeth Newby at Elizabeth City, Pasquotank Co., North Carolina, on 6 Nov 1942 at age 21.4 
World War II*between 1943 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1943 and 1945
(US Navy.)5 
Death of Mother28 Oct 1961 His mother Glennor Virginia Murphy died on 28 Oct 1961 at Elizabeth City, Pasquotank Co., North Carolina.6 
Death of Father28 Sep 1963 His father Luther Bertran Culpepper died on 28 Sep 1963 at Elizabeth City, Pasquotank Co., North Carolina.7,3 
Death*22 Dec 2007 He died at Elizabeth City, Pasquotank Co., North Carolina, on 22 Dec 2007 at age 86.5,3 
Obituary*23 Dec 2007 ELIZABETH CITY - Wilbur A. Culpepper, 86, of 1503 Crescent Drive died at his residence Saturday, Dec. 22, 2007. He was born in Elizabeth City to the late Luther B. Culpepper Sr. and Glennor Murphy Culpepper and was the husband of Bessie Newby Culpepper.
     Mr. Culpepper was a retired rural mail carrier, a member of the First United Methodist Church, a former member of the B.P.O. Elks No. 856 and E.C. Lion's Club. He served for many years as a BSA Scout Leader for Troop No. 153, also served as a member of the E.C. Housing Commission, and Pasquotank County Board of Elections. Mr. Culpepper served our country during World War II in the U.S. Navy.
     Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Andrew "Andy" Culpepper and wife, Sharon, of Greenville, and Lee Culpepper of Elizabeth City; one sister, Glennor C. Carter of Tampa, Fla., and a brother, Luther B. Culpepper Jr. of Elizabeth City. Also, surviving are three grandchildren, Hope C. Mewborne and husband, Jeff, Lisa C. Taylor and husband, Rob, and Sara C. Conway and husband Charles; seven great-grandchildren, Travis Mewborne, Luke Mewborne, Andrea Mewborne, Matthew Taylor, Carly Conway, Andrew Conway, and Graham Conway.
     He was preceded in death by a brother, Edwin Murphy Culpepper.
     Memorial services will be conducted Monday at 11 a.m. in Twiford's Funeral Home, Northside Chapel by Rev. Mike Frese. The family suggests memorial gifts be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 401, Elizabeth City, NC 27907, or to one's favorite charity. The family will be at their residence, 1503 Crescent Drive, Elizabeth City. Twiford Funeral Home, 1115 N. Road St., Elizabeth City is assisting the Culpepper family. To sign the online guest register, please visit www.twifordfh.com.5 

Family

Millicent Elizabeth Newby (24 Nov 1921 - 15 Apr 2016)
Marriage*6 Nov 1942 He married Millicent Elizabeth Newby at Elizabeth City, Pasquotank Co., North Carolina, on 6 Nov 1942 at age 21.4 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited11 Nov 2012

Citations

  1. Sharon Pierce Culpepper records, Beverly Sharon Pierce Culpepper (#1334), Greenville, NC (2007), to Lew Griffin, 1996.
  2. MyFamily.com Inc. (Original data: Register of Deeds. North Carolina Birth Indexes. Raleigh NC State Archives), compiler, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8783
    Luther B Culpepper is the father of Edwin Murphy Culpepper, Male, born 1911, Luther B Culpepper, Jr., Male, born 1914, Wilbur A Culpepper, Male, born 1921, and Glennor Virginia Culpepper, Female, born 1926, all in Pasquotank Co., NC.
  3. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm
  4. North Carolina State Archives, compiler, North Carolina Marriage Collection, 1741-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8909
    Wilbur Augustus Culpepper, White, Male, married Millicent Elizabeth Newby in 1942 in Pasquotank Co., NC.
  5. The Daily Reflector, Greenville, Pitt Co., North Carolina.
    http://www.reflector.com
    Obituary of Wilbur Augustus Culpepper (#1331), published 23 Dec 2007.
  6. The Generations Network Inc., compiler, North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-1996, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8908
    Glennor M Culpepper, White, born 1885-1886, died 28 Oct 1961 in Pasquotank Co., NC.
  7. The Generations Network Inc., compiler, North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-1996, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8908
    Luther B Culpepper, Sr., White, born 1885-1886, died 28 Sep 1963 in Pasquotank Co., NC.
  8. MyFamily.com Inc. (Original data: Register of Deeds. North Carolina Birth Indexes. Raleigh NC State Archives), compiler, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8783
    Wilbur Augustus Culpepper is the father of Anthony Andrew Culpepper, Male, born 1943, and Michael Lee Culpepper, Male, born 1946, both in Pasquotank Co., NC.