Clemmie Oscar Culpepper

Male, #1749, (4 Jan 1896 - 24 Dec 1936)
Father*Clement Osborn Culpepper (2 Dec 1859 - 19 Jan 1904)
Mother*Nancy Caroline Sims (11 Apr 1865 - 23 Nov 1948)
Birth*4 Jan 1896 Clemmie was born at Lake, Scott Co., Mississippi, on 4 Jan 1896.1 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Joseph, Jimmie, Clemmie and Admiral was listed as a son in Clement Osborn Culpepper's household on the 1900 Census at Scott Co., Mississippi.2 
Death of Father19 Jan 1904 His father Clement Osborn Culpepper died on 19 Jan 1904 at Scott Co., Mississippi.3 
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 Clemmie, Admiral and Clarence was listed as a son in Nancy Caroline Culpepper's household on the 1910 Census at Lake, Scott Co., Mississippi.4 
WWI Draft Reg*5 Jun 1917 Clemmie registered for the WW-I draft on 5 Jun 1917 at McDonald, Neshoba Co., Mississippi.1 
World War I*between 1917 and 1918 He served in World War I between 1917 and 1918.5 
1920 Census*1 Jan 1920 Clemmie was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Scott Co., Mississippi.6 
Marriage*circa 1922 He married Cora May circa 1922.5 
Birth of Son1 Mar 1924 His son Lavelle L. Culpepper was born on 1 Mar 1924 at Leake Co., Mississippi.5,7 
Birth of Son26 May 1928 His son Henry C. Culpepper was born on 26 May 1928 at Lake, Scott Co., Mississippi.7,8 
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 Clemmie was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Leake Co., Mississippi.5 
Death*24 Dec 1936 He died on 24 Dec 1936 at age 40. 


Cora May (11 Sep 1900 - Jan 1985)
Marriage*circa 1922 He married Cora May circa 1922.5 
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
James Culpepper of Nash Co., NC : Descendant Chart
Last Edited18 Oct 2008


  1. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Online database at, 2005.
    Clemmie Oscar Culpepper, Age 21, McDonald, Neshoba Co., MS. Born 4 Jan 1896 in Lake, Scott Co., MS, Laborer on farm for J. H. Culpepper at McDonald, Neshoba Co., MS. Dependents: None. Single. White. Prior Military Service: None. Grounds for Exemption from Draft: None. /s/ Clemmie Culpepper, Tall height, Slender build, Light brown eyes, Brown hair, Not bald, No disabilities. Registered 5 Jun 1917 in McDonald, Neshoba Co., MS.
  2. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 94, Page 4A, Family 50, Beat 5, Scott County, MS (#1738)
    Clem O. Culpepper, Head, Wh, M, Dec. 1859, 40, Md-21 yrs, MS/SC/SC, Farmer
    Callie Culpepper, Wife, Wh, F, April 1864, 36, Md-21 yrs, ch 8/8, MS/MS
    Joseph Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, August 1885, 14, S, MS/MS/MS, Farm Laborer
    Hattie Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, June 1887, 13, S, MS/MS/MS
    Ruby Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, March 1889, 11, S, MS/MS/MS
    Jimmie Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, April 1891, 9, S, MS/MS/MS
    Pearlie Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, August 1893, 6, S, MS/MS/MS
    Clem O. Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, February 1897, 3, S, MS/MS/MS
    Eddie D. Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, September 1899, 8/12, S, MS/MS/MS.
  3. E-mail written 2005-2008 to Warren Culpepper from Theresa Reynolds Meador (d/o #52820), e-mail address.
    Tombstone Photo:
    C. O. Culpepper, Dec. 2, 1859 - Jan. 19, 1904.
  4. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 105, Sheet 7A, Family 97, Lake, Scott County, MS
    Mrs. N. C. Culpepper, Head, F, Wh, 44, Wd, ch 9/8, MS/MS/MS, Farmer-General Farm
    Pearley Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 16, S, MS/MS/MS, Farm Laborer-Home Farm
    Clem Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 14, S, MS/MS/MS, Farm Laborer-Home Farm
    Admiral D. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 12, S, MS/MS/MS, Farm Laborer-Home Farm
    Clarence Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 10, S, MS/MS/MS.
  5. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 40-7, Page 1B, Walnut Grove Road, Leake Co., MS
    Own Home, $1,500, Radio=N
    Clem C Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 33, md@25, MS/MS/MS, Salesman, Toilet Articles, Vet=WW
    Cora Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 30, md@22, MS/MS/MS
    Lavell L Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 6. sng, MS/MS/MS
    Henry C Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 1 10/12, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Ava May, Sister-in-law, F, Wh, 22, sng, MS/MS/MS, Attendant, Indian Hospital.
  6. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 108, page 12A, Lines 32-37, Township 6, Beat 2, Scott Co. MS (18 Feb 1920)
    Clemmie Culpeper, Head, M, Wh, 24, sng, MS/MS/MS farmer
    Callie Culpeper, Mother, F, Wh, 50, wid, MS/MS/MS
    Dewie Culpeper, Bro, M, Wh, 22, sng, MS/MS/MS laborer
    Clarence Culpeper, Bro, M, Wh, 17, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Ella Culpeper, Sis-in-law, F, Wh, 20, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Connie Culpeper, Nephew, M,Wh, 11/12, MS/MS/MS.
  7. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at
  8. Obituary for Henry C. Culpepper.