Elda Culpepper

Male, #2535, (21 Oct 1910 - 3 Sep 1966)
Father*Joel Thomas Culpepper (22 Feb 1869 - 20 Feb 1930)
Mother*Julia Ann Robinson (4 Mar 1884 - 28 Nov 1964)
Birth21 Oct 1909 Elda was born at Whynot, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi, on 21 Oct 1909.1 
Birth*21 Oct 1910 He was born on 21 Oct 1910.2 
Death of Father20 Feb 1930 His father Joel Thomas Culpepper died on 20 Feb 1930 at Meridian, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Elda, James and Berry was listed as a son in Julia Ann Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Cuba, Sumter Co., Alabama.3 
World War II*between 1942 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1942 and 1945
(PFC, Co. C, 626 TD BN.)1,4 
Death of Mother28 Nov 1964 His mother Julia Ann Robinson died on 28 Nov 1964 at York, Sumter Co., Alabama
Death*3 Sep 1966 He died on 3 Sep 1966 at age 55.1 
Burial*circa 5 Sep 1966 His body was interred circa 5 Sep 1966 at Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Cuba, Sumter Co., Alabama.1 
Biography* Elda never married. 
ChartsJoseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart (#1)
Joseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart (#2)
John Culpepper of Jones Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited15 Apr 2010


  1. Sarah Mozingo, compiler, Choctaw County Cemeteries, Rootsweb: USGenWeb Archives, 1996.
    Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Sumter Co., Alabama, near Choctaw County line.
    + Elda Culpepper, Alabama, Oct. 21, 1909 - Sept. 3, 1966 (Pfc. Co. C 626 TD BN, World War II).
  2. Since Elda did not appear in the 1910 census (enumerated 15 Apr 1910), it is assumed that the birth year found on his tombstone is off, probably by one year.
  3. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 24, Page 9A, Lines 6-8, Cuba & Old Town Road, Cuba, Sumter Co., AL (23 Apr 1930)
    Rents Home, Radio=N, Farm=Y
    Julia Culpepper, Head, F, Wh, 43, wid (md@18), MS/MS/MS, Farmer
    Elde Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 19, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Mattie Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 16, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Lucile Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 13, sng, MS/MS/MS
    James Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 9, sng, MS/MS/MS
    B. H. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 5, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Ella Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 3 6/12, sng, AL/MS/MS.
  4. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    Elda Culpepper, born 1910, White, Native of Mississippi; Resided in Sumter Co., Alabama; Enlisted on 13 Feb 1942 in Georgia at Fort McPherson Atlanta in the US Army as a Private for the duration of the War plus six months; Education: Grammar school; Marital Status: Single, without dependents; Height: 66; Weight: 124.