Carlton Milburn Culpepper1,2

Male, #2058, (7 Feb 1920 - 7 Oct 1990)
Father*Charlie Humphrey Culpepper (21 Mar 1884 - 22 May 1931)
Mother*Ruby Jane Blackman (5 Feb 1885 - 2 Aug 1932)
DNA* Carlton has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of James Culpepper, son of Robert Culpepper, Jr., who is a grandson of Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Birth*7 Feb 1920 Carlton was born at Garford, Texas, on 7 Feb 1920.3,4 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Floyd, Luther, Carlton and Steven was listed as a son in Charlie Humphrey Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Ellis Co., Texas.5 
Death of Father22 May 1931 His father Charlie Humphrey Culpepper died on 22 May 1931 at Texas
Death of Mother2 Aug 1932 His mother Ruby Jane Blackman died on 2 Aug 1932 at Kaufman Co., Texas.6,7 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Texas.4 
World War II*between 1942 and 1945 Carlton Culpepper and Eleanor Hart both served as sergeants in the US Marines in the Pacific during WW-II and they married at Quantico at the end of the war. Carlton first enlisted in the Marines on 27 Sep 1940 and was wounded in action during the war.1,8,9 
Marriage*7 Jul 1945 He married Eleanor Louise Hart at Quantico, Prince William Co., Virginia, on 7 Jul 1945 at age 25. 
Korean War*between 1950 and 1953 He served in the Korean War between 1950 and 1953
(U.S. Marine Corps.) 
Death*7 Oct 1990 He died at Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon, on 7 Oct 1990 at age 70.3,4 
Burial*10 Oct 1990 His body was interred on 10 Oct 1990 at Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon.3 


Eleanor Louise Hart (1 Jul 1915 - 18 Aug 1993)
Marriage*7 Jul 1945 He married Eleanor Louise Hart at Quantico, Prince William Co., Virginia, on 7 Jul 1945 at age 25. 
ChartsJames Culpepper of Nash Co., NC : Descendant Chart
Last Edited3 Sep 2010


  1. E-mail written 1998 - 2007 to Lew Griffin from David Charles Culpepper (#2093), Portland, Oregon, e-mail address.
  2. E-mail written 1999, 2007 to Lew Griffin from Robert Eugene Culpepper (#2097), e-mail address.
  3. National Cemetery Administration, compiler, US Veterans Gravesites, 1775-2006, Online database at, 2006.
    Carlton Milburn Culpepper, 7 Feb 1920 - 7 Oct 1990, Served 13 Aug 1958 to 30 Jun 1962 as GY Sergeant in the US Marine Corps, Interred 10 Oct 1990 in Willamette National Cemetery, Section D, Site 603
    Eleanor L. Culpepper, 1 Jul 1915 - 18 Aug 1993, Served 23 Aug 1943 to 5 Sep 1945 as Sergeant in the US Marine Corps, Interred 20 Aug 1993 in Willamette National Cemetery, Section D, Site 603.
  4. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at
  5. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 38, Sheet 9A, Precinct 6, Ellis Co., TX
    Home=$4000, Radio=N, Farm=N
    Charlie Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 46, md@24, TX/TX/TX, Farmer (#1891)
    Ruby Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 43, md@17, AL/AL/AL
    Floyd Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 15, sng, TX/TX/AL
    Luther Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 14, sng, TX/TX/AL
    Carlton Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 11, sng, TX/TX/AL
    Leroy Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 8, sng, TX/TX/AL
    Ollie G. Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, 3, sng, TX/TX/AL
    Willie Brooks, Step-son, M, Wh, 24, md@22, TX/TX/AL, Farm laborer
    Velma Brooks, Step-daughter-in-law, F, Wh, 19, md@17, TX/TX/AL,
    Melborn O. Brooks , Step-grandson, M, Wh, 4/12, sng, TX/TX/AL.
  6. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at, 2006.
    Rubie Culpeper, Kaufman Co., Aug 2 1932, 35289 (This death record was tentatively matched to Ruby Jane Blackman Culpepper by her granddaughter, Ruby Sue Culpepper Marshall).
  7. E-mail written 2001-2009 to Culpepper Connections from Ruby Sue Culpepper Marshall (#2113), 6300 Cliffside Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76134, Phone 817-293-4916, e-mail address.
  8. National Archives, compiler, U. S. Marine Corps Muster Rolls, 1798-1940, Online database at, 2007.
  9. Bureau of Naval Personnel (Record Group 24 / National Archives at College Park MD), compiler, World War II Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Casualties, 1941-1945, Online database at, 2007.
    Name: Carlton M Culpepper
    Relative Name: Mrs. Mary Williamson
    Relative Relationship: Aunt
    State: Texas
    Country: United States
    Type of Casualty: Wounded In Action
    Roll: ww2c_27.