Robert Louis Culpepper1

Male, #2026, (24 Nov 1919 - 14 Apr 2007)
Father*Bee B Culpepper (14 Sep 1876 - 10 Apr 1953)
Mother*Sadie Smith (30 Jul 1891 - 29 Jul 1972)
Birth*24 Nov 1919 Robert was born at Upshur Co., Texas, on 24 Nov 1919.2,3 
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 Fred and Robert was listed as a son in Bee B Culpepper's household on the 1920 Census at Upshur Co., Texas.2 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Fred, Robert and William was listed as a son in Bee B Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Wood Co., Texas.4 
Marriage*31 Aug 1941 He married Eddie Ruth Duke on 31 Aug 1941 at age 21.5,6 
World War II*between 1942 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1942 and 1945.7 
Death of Father10 Apr 1953 His father Bee B Culpepper died on 10 Apr 1953 at Winnsboro, Wood Co., Texas.8 
Death of Mother29 Jul 1972 His mother Sadie Smith died on 29 Jul 1972 at Winnsboro, Wood Co., Texas.9,10,11 
Divorce*10 Dec 1973 He and Eddie Ruth Duke were divorced on 10 Dec 1973 at Harris Co., Texas.6 
Marriage24 Nov 1975 He married Eddie Ruth Duke at Brazoria Co., Texas, on 24 Nov 1975 at age 56.12 
Residence*Jun 2005 Robert resided at Houston, Harris Co., Texas, in Jun 2005.5 
Death*14 Apr 2007 He died at Bastrop, Bastrop Co., Texas, on 14 Apr 2007 at age 87
Services for ROBERT L. CULPEPPER, 87, of Bastrop, TX, will be at 2:00 PM, Monday, April 16, 2007 at Grubbs-Loyd Funeral Home Chapel in Gilmer, with Larry W. Osborne officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the direction of Grubbs-Loyd Funeral Home in Gilmer. Mr. Culpepper passed away Saturday, April 14, in Bastrop. Robert was born November 24, 1919 in Winnsboro to B. B. and Sadie Culpepper. He was a retired mechanic and served in the Army Air Corps during WWII. He was preceded in death by his wife Ruth, in 1996. Mr. Culpepper is survived by a son: Robbie Culpepper of Houston; 2 daughters: Cheryl Logan of Anderson, Ind. and Brenda Davison of Bastrop; a sister: Myrtie Potter of California; 7 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.13,14 

Family

Eddie Ruth Duke (31 Jan 1926 - 17 Jul 1996)
Marriage*31 Aug 1941 He married Eddie Ruth Duke on 31 Aug 1941 at age 21.5,6 
Divorce*10 Dec 1973 He and Eddie Ruth Duke were divorced on 10 Dec 1973 at Harris Co., Texas.6 
Marriage24 Nov 1975 He married Eddie Ruth Duke at Brazoria Co., Texas, on 24 Nov 1975 at age 56.12 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
James Culpepper of Nash Co., NC : Descendant Chart
Last Edited18 Oct 2008

Citations

  1. E-mail written 1998, 1999, 2004 to Lew Griffin from Margaret Overstreet Coffman, e-mail address.
  2. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 112, Sheet 14A, Pf 130, Pct 3, Grice & Perryville Rd., Upshur Co., TX
    Rent=Y, Farm=Y
    Bee B. Culpepper, Head, M, 47, M, AL GA GA, Farmer
    Sadie Culpepper, Wife, F, 29, M, TX TX TX
    Evelene Culpepper, Dau, F, 13, S, TX AL TX
    Lillian B. Culpepper, Dau, F, 11, S, TX AL TX
    Fred D. Culpepper, Son, M, 6, S, TX AL TX
    Florence V. Culpepper, Dau, F, 3 5/12, S, TX AL TX
    Robert L. Culpepper, Son, M, 1/12, S, TX AL TX.
  3. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    B B Culpeper is the father of an otherwise unidentified infant born 24 Nov 1919 in Upshur Co., Texas.
  4. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 14, Sheet 5B, Pg 160, Pct. 4, Coldwater-Perryville Rd., Wood Co., TX
    Rent-Own=n/a, Radio=N, Farm=Y, Military=Sp
    Bee B. Culpepper, Head, M, 56, M, md@30, AL AL AL, Farmer
    Sadie Culpepper, Wife, F, 38, M, md@23, TX MO MO, Farm-Laborer
    Fred D. Culpepper, Son, M, 17, S, TX AL MO, Farm Laborer
    Florence Culpepper, Dau, F, 13, S, TX AL MO
    Robert L. Culpepper, Son, M, 10, S, TX AL MO
    Mamie L. Culpepper, Dau, F, 8, S, TX AL MO
    Mertie Culpepper, Dau, F, 6, S, TX AL MO
    William U. Culpepper, Son, M, 1 11/12, S, TX AL MO.
  5. E-mail written Jun 2005 to Warren Culpepper from Brenda Carolyn Culpepper Davison, e-mail address.
  6. Texas Deaprtment of State Health Services, compiler, TX Divorce Index, 1968-2002, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2004.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8794
    Robert L Culpepper, 54, and Eddie R Culpepper, 47, divorced on 10 Dec 1973 in Harris Co., TX (Married: 31 Aug 1941, Number of Children: 3).
  7. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8939
    Robert L Culpepper, White, born 1919 in Texas; Resides in Wood Co., TX; Enlisted 14 Mar 1942 at Camp Wolters, TX in the US Army as a Private; Education: 1 year of high school; Occupation: Automobile Serviceman, Married; Height: 68 in., Weight: 147.
  8. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    Bee B. Culpepper died 10 Apr 1953 in Wood Co., TX.
  9. E-mail written 1998, 1999, 2004 to Lew Griffin from Margaret Overstreet Coffman, e-mail address.
    The date of death is from the obituary sent by Sadie's granddaughter, Margaret.
  10. 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
  11. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    Sadie Culpepper, Female, Widowed, died 29 Jul 1972 in Wood Co., TX.
  12. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2002, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8795
    Robert L Culpepper, 56, married Eddie R Duke, 49, on 24 Nov 1975 in Brazoria Co., TX.
  13. E-mail written 2007-2011 to Warren Culpepper from Cheryl Culpepper Logan (#52517), Anderson, IN, e-mail address (Oct 2011).
  14. The Houston Chronicle, Houston (Harris Co.), TX.
    http://www.chron.com/
    Mon 04/16/2007, Section B, 3 Star Edition.

  15. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Cheryl Juanice Culpepper, Female, born __ 1962 in Harris Co., Texas, child of Robert Louis Culpepper and Eddie Ruth Duke.