Walter A. Culpepper

Male, #2605, (14 Mar 1897 - 21 Feb 1964)
Father*James B. Culpepper (5 Feb 1857 - 27 Oct 1926)
Mother*Ida O. Evans (2 Mar 1866 - 24 Apr 1912)
Birth*14 Mar 1897 Walter was born at Quitman, Clarke Co., Mississippi, on 14 Mar 1897.1,2 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Luther, Lonnie, Jesse, Charlie and Walter was listed as a son in James B. Culpepper's household on the 1900 Census at Clarke Co., Mississippi.3 
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 Luther, Lonnie, Jesse, Charlie and Walter was listed as a son in James B. Culpepper's household on the 1910 Census at Clarke Co., Mississippi.4 
Death of Mother24 Apr 1912 His mother Ida O. Evans died on 24 Apr 1912 at Clarke Co., Mississippi.5 
World War I*between 1917 and 1918 He served in World War I between 1917 and 1918.6 
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 Walter was listed as a son in James B. Culpepper's household on the 1920 Census at Quitman, Clarke Co., Mississippi.7 
Marriage*19 Sep 1921 He married Bricie Collins on 19 Sep 1921 at age 24. Walter and Bricie also had two daughters whose given names are not known. One married Howard Howell and was living in Mobile in 1964 (the SSDI shows a Howard L. Howell, 5 Jun 1925 - 20 Feb 1994, Mobile, Mobile Co., Alabama 36693, SSN 421-20-9542 issued in Alabama before 1951); the other married Julian Godwin and was living in Pensacola, FL in 1964 (The Public Records Index in 2008 shows a Julian W. Godwin, born Nov 1923 and residing at Pensacola, Escambia Co., FL and a Burnis O. Godwin, born Aug 1927 and residing at the same address.)6 
Birth of Son3 May 1924 His son Joseph Rodney Culpepper was born on 3 May 1924 at Alabama.8,9 
Death of Father27 Oct 1926 His father James B. Culpepper died on 27 Oct 1926 at Clarke Co., Mississippi.5 
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 Walter was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Citronelle, Mobile Co., Alabama.8 
Death*21 Feb 1964 He died at Eight Mile, Mobile Co., Alabama, on 21 Feb 1964 at age 66.1,2 
Burial*circa 23 Feb 1964 His body was interred circa 23 Feb 1964 at Pinecrest Cemetery, Citronelle, Mobile Co., Alabama.2 
Obituary*6 Mar 1964 Funeral services held at Higgins Funeral Chapel, Mobile, AL, for Walter A. Culpepper; interment in Pine Crest Cemetery, Mobile; former resident of Clarke Co; WWI veteran; passed away at Veterans Hospital (21 Feb 1964) after lengthy illness; survivors - wife; two daughters, Mrs. Howard Howell, Mobile; Mrs. Julian Godwin, Pensacola, FL; two sons, Rodney and Daren Culpepper, Eight Mile, AL; two sisters, Mrs. Curtis Martin and Mrs. Leonard Cooper, Quitman; two brothers, Jessie and Charlie, Quitman, Rt. 1; six grandchildren.6 

Family

Bricie Collins (21 Aug 1900 - 6 Jan 1984)
Marriage*19 Sep 1921 He married Bricie Collins on 19 Sep 1921 at age 24. Walter and Bricie also had two daughters whose given names are not known. One married Howard Howell and was living in Mobile in 1964 (the SSDI shows a Howard L. Howell, 5 Jun 1925 - 20 Feb 1994, Mobile, Mobile Co., Alabama 36693, SSN 421-20-9542 issued in Alabama before 1951); the other married Julian Godwin and was living in Pensacola, FL in 1964 (The Public Records Index in 2008 shows a Julian W. Godwin, born Nov 1923 and residing at Pensacola, Escambia Co., FL and a Burnis O. Godwin, born Aug 1927 and residing at the same address.)6 
Children
ChartsJoseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited27 Jun 2013

Citations

  1. 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
  2. Mattie B. Davis, compiler, Pine Crest Cemetery, Mobile (6 volumes), Mobile, Alabama: M. B. Davis, 1989, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Book 976.122 V3dm.
    Pine Crest Cemetery, 1939 Dauphin Island Parkway, Mobile, Alabama
    + Walter A. Culpepper, born in Quitman, MS, later resided in Eight Mile, AL, died 21 Feb 1964 at age 66, (born circa 1897), buried in Section 6/Lot 1166; Source: Vol. III, Page 16.
  3. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 1, Page 14A, Family 225, Quitman, Clarke County, MS
    J. B. Culpepper, Head, Wh, M, March 1862, 38, Md-15 yrs, AL/SC/SC, Farmer
    Ida Culpepper, Wife, Wh, F, March 1865, 35, Md-15 yrs, ch 5/5, MS/SC
    Luther Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, March 1886, 14, S, MS/AL/MS, at school
    Lonnie Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Oct. 1887, 12, S, MS/AL/MS, at school
    Jesse Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, March 1891, 9, S, MS/AL/MS, at school
    Chas Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Dec. 1892, 7, S, MS/AL/MS
    Walter Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, March 1897, 3, S, MS/AL/MS.
  4. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED1, Sheet 23A, Family 352, Quitman, Clarke County, MS
    J. B. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 53, Md-27 yrs, MS/MS/MS, Farmer, General farm
    Ida Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 45, Md-27 yrs, ch 8/7, MS/MS/MS
    Luther Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 23, S, MS/MS/MS, Farmer, General farm
    Leroy L. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 21, S, MS/MS/MS, Farm Hand, Home farm
    Jessie Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 18, S, MS/MS/MS, Farm Hand, Home Farm
    Charley Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 16, S, MS/MS/MS, Farm Hand, Home farm
    Walter Culpepper, son, M, Wh, 18, S, MS/MS/MS
    Ruby Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 9, S, MS/MS/MS
    Bettie Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 4, S, MS/MS/MS.
  5. Bennie and Lance White, compiler, White's Store.com, Bennie W. White, Jan 1999.
    http://www.whitesstore.com/montrose.htm
    Mont Rose Baptist Church Cemetery, Quitman, Clarke Co., MS
    + James B. Culpepper, 5 Feb 1857 - 27 Oct 1926, "Father, With Christ in Heaven"
    + Ida O. Culpepper, 2 Mar 1866 - 24 Apr 1912 "Mother, She died as she lived - a Christian."
  6. Clarke County Tribune, Quitman, MS.
    http://www.whitesstore.com/obitinfo.htm
    Obituary of Walter A. Culpepper (#2605), published 6 Mar 1964.
  7. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 2, Sheet 19B, Lines 55-58, Quitman, Clarke, MS (29 Jan 1920)
    James Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 64, wid, MS/US/US Farmer, home
    Walter Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 22, sng, MS/MS/MS Farm laborer
    Ruby Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, 18, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Bessie Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, 14, sng, MS/MS/MS.
  8. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 1, Page 3A, Lines 1-3, Citronelle, Mobile Co., AL
    Walter A. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 32, md@22, MS/MS/MS, Merchant/Clothing
    Bricie M. Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 29, md@20, AL/MS/AL
    J. Rodney Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 5, sng, AL/MS/AL
    Daren Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 3, sng, AL/MS/AL.
  9. Find a Grave (online database)
    http://www.findagrave.com
    Joseph Rodney Culpepper, 3 May 1924 - 26 Aug 1993, Buried at Shiloh Cemetery, Deer Park, Washington Co., Alabama. Find A Grave Memorial# 66633721.