Lawrence Edward Culpepper

Male, #2684, (10 Aug 1896 - 1 Mar 1949)
Father*Joel Thomas Culpepper (22 Feb 1869 - 20 Feb 1930)
Mother*Mary A. Boswell (Aug 1864 - )
Birth*10 Aug 1896 Lawrence was born at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi, on 10 Aug 1896.1,2 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Clarence and Lawrence was listed as a son in Joel Thomas Culpepper's household on the 1900 Census at Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.3 
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 Clarence and Lawrence was listed as a son in Joel Thomas Culpepper's household on the 1910 Census at Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.4 
World War I*between 1917 and 1918 He served in World War I between 1917 and 1918
(Private 61st CO 16 REC Battalion 162 DB, US Army.)1,5 
WWI Draft Reg*5 Jun 1918 Lawrence registered for the WW-I draft, naming Joel Thomas Culpepper as his nearest relative, on 5 Jun 1918 at Meridian, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.2 
Marriage*circa 1923 He married Mabel E. (?) circa 1923.5 
Death of Father20 Feb 1930 His father Joel Thomas Culpepper died on 20 Feb 1930 at Meridian, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 Lawrence was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.5 
Death*1 Mar 1949 He died on 1 Mar 1949 at age 52.1 
Burial*4 Mar 1949 His body was interred on 4 Mar 1949 at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington Co., Virginia.1 

Family

Mabel E. (?) (7 Jun 1891 - Jan 1985)
Marriage*circa 1923 He married Mabel E. (?) circa 1923.5 
ChartsJoseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited18 Oct 2008

Citations

  1. National Cemetery Administration, compiler, US Veterans Gravesites, 1775-2006, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8750
    Lawrence E. Culpepper, 10 Aug 1896 - 1 Mar 1949, Served as Private 61st CO 16 REC Battalion 162 DB, US Army, Interred 4 Mar 1949 in Arlington National Cemetery, Section 12, Site 4747.
  2. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482
    Lawrence Edward Culpepper, Age 21, Whynot, Lauderdale Co., MS, Born 10 Aug 1896 in Whynot, Lauderdale Co., MS. Father Born in Whynot, Lauderdale Co., MS, Employed by J. J. Culpepper at Kewanee, Lauderdale Co., MS. Nearest Relative: Joel Culpepper, Whynot, Lauderdale Co., MS, White, /s/ Lawrence Edward Culpepper, Tall height, Medium build, Light Blue eyes, Dark Brown hair, No disabilities. Registered 5 Jun 1918 in Lauderdale Co., MS.
  3. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 27, Page 17A, Family 301, Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale County, MS
    Joel Culpepper, Head, Wh, M, Feb. 1859, 41, MD-10 yrs, MS/MS/MS, Farmer
    Mary Culpepper, Wife, Wh, F, Aug. 1864, 35, Md-10 yrs, ch 6/3, MS/MS/MS
    Clarence Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Feb. 1892, 8, S, MS/MS/MS
    Lawrence Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, August 1895, 4, S, MS/MS/MS
    Mary B. Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, June 1899, 11/12, S, MS/MS/MS.
  4. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 59, Sheet 6A, Family 96, Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale County, MS
    Joel T. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 40, M2-2 yrs, MS/MS/MS, Farmer-General Farm
    Julia Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 23, M1-2 yrs, ch 1/0, MS/MS/MS
    Clarence H. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 18, M1-11/12, MS/MS/MS, Wages-Field Work
    Maggie N. Culpepper, Daughter-in-law, F, Wh, 19, M1-11/12, MS/MS/MS
    Lawrence Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 13, S, MS/MS/MS
    Mary B. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 10, S, MS/MS/MS.
  5. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 38-18, Page 1B, Beat 1, Lauderdale Co., MS
    Rent Home, $15.00, Radio=N
    Lawrence E. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 32 md@26, MS/MS/MS, Salesman, Furniture, Vet=WW
    Mabel E. Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 36, md@30, MS/MS/MS, Cashier, Cafe
    Alma Brown, Step Daughter, F, Wh, 18, sng, MS/MS/MS
    George Brown, Step Son, M, Wh, 13, sng, MS/MS/MS
    John Brown, Step Son, M, Wh, 11, sng, MS/MS/MS.