James Robert Culpepper

Male, #22377, (3 Oct 1926 - 1 Apr 2007)
Father*William Seymour Culpepper (27 Jun 1897 - Dec 1964)
Mother*Martha Ida Wilde (22 May 1899 - 5 Jan 1973)
Birth*3 Oct 1926 James was born at Atlanta, Fulton Co., Georgia, on 3 Oct 1926.1,2,3 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 James and John was listed as a son in William Seymour Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois.4 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Illinois.1 
Military service*between 1945 and 1968 He served on military active duty between 1945 and 1968 M; in the US Army as a Warrant Officer.2,3 
Korean War*between 1951 and 1952 He served in the Korean War between 1951 and 1952.3 
Death of FatherDec 1964 His father William Seymour Culpepper died in Dec 1964 at Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois
Viet Nam War*between 1967 and 1968 He served in the Viet Nam War between 1967 and 1968.3 
Death of Mother5 Jan 1973 His mother Martha Ida Wilde died on 5 Jan 1973 at Salem, Marion Co., Oregon.1 
Death*1 Apr 2007 He died at Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon, on 1 Apr 2007 at age 80.1 
Obituary*4 Apr 2007 A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 6, 2007, in Evangel Baptist Church in Portland for James R. Culpepper, who died April 1 at age 80. Mr. Culpepper was born Oct. 3, 1926, in Atlanta. He served in the Army for 22 years, including in Korea and Vietnam. In 1969, he moved to Portland, where he was a claims investigator, both self-employed and for Wausau Insurance. In 1958, he married Louise A. Sindt. Survivors include his wife; son, Robert E; daughter, Jean L. Buttke; sister, Wilma Hardley; and brother, Fred. Remembrances to the Oregon Humane Society. Arrangements by Rose City.3 
Burial*Apr 2007 He had no grave site; his body was given to science.2 


Louise A. Sindt
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited18 Oct 2008


  1. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
  2. E-mail written Mar 2006 - Oct 2007 to Warren Culpepper from Frederick Seymour Culpepper (#22390), 330 Hialeah Dr., Corpus Christi, Texas 78418, e-mail address.
  3. The Oregonian, Portland, Oregon.
    Obituary of James Robert Culpepper, published 4 Apr 2007.
  4. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    National Archives Film T626_434
    3652 South Hamilton Avenue, Chicago, Cook Co., IL, ED 2498, Page 2B
    Rent=$30, Radio=Y, Farm=N (White)
    William S. Culpeper, Head, 32, md @ 25, AL/AL/AL, Postal Clerk
    Martha I. Culpeper, Wife, 30, md @ 23, IL/Germany/Germany
    James R. Culpepper, Son, 3 6/12, GA/AL/IL
    John Culpepper, Son, 1 11/12, IL/AL/IL.