Howard Preston Culpepper

Male, #34518, (8 Dec 1891 - 3 Jun 1969)
Father*Robert Benjamin F. Culpepper (20 Nov 1864 - 22 Sep 1946)
Mother*Medora Virginia Bailey (Jun 1865 - 1948)
Birth*8 Dec 1891 Howard was born at Randolph Co., Alabama, on 8 Dec 1891. 
Census*1900 He listed as son(s) in the census report at Flat Rock, Randolph Co., Alabama, in 1900. 
Census1910 He was listed as a resident in the census report at Randolph Co., Alabama, in 1910. 
World War I*between 1917 and 1918 He served between 1917 and 1918.1 
Marriage*circa 1921 He married Jessie A. Covalt circa 1921.1 
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 Howard was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co., Iowa.1 
Photographed*circa 1946 He was photographed circa 1946 at Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California.2
Howard Preston Culpepper
Death of Father22 Sep 1946 His father Robert Benjamin F. Culpepper died on 22 Sep 1946 at Wadley, Randolph Co., Alabama
Death of Mother1948 His mother Medora Virginia Bailey died in 1948 at Wadley, Randolph Co., Alabama
Photographed*circa 1955 He was photographed circa 1955 at Orange, Orange Co., California.2
Howard Preston & Jessie (Covalt) Culpepper
Death*3 Jun 1969 He died at Orange Co., California, on 3 Jun 1969 at age 77.3 
Biography* Howard lived in the northeastern states, and worked for the railroads, according to Louis Alphord Culpepper.

However, his granddaughter, Gay Culpepper says: "I lived with him and my grandmother from the time I was about 6 months old (1951). We lived first in Los Angeles and at nine years of age we moved to the city of Orange, CA and lived there until he passed away from colonrectal cancer.2 


Jessie A. Covalt (3 May 1895 - 25 May 1988)
Marriage*circa 1921 He married Jessie A. Covalt circa 1921.1 
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited23 Apr 2012


  1. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 78-33, Sheet #7-B, Line 63, Ave. A, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co., IA
    Home owned, Value=$2500, Radio=blank, Farm=No
    Howard P. Culpepper, Head, M, 38, M, md@30, AL/AL/VA, Fireman, Mfg., Vet=WW
    Jessie A. Culpepper, Wife, F, 34, M, md@26, IA/IA/IA, Not employed.
  2. E-mail written Jun 2011 to Warren Culpepper from Gay Culpepper Pound (#62510), 19411 Aurora Dr. E., WA 98387-8018, Phone 253-847-8778, e-mail address.
  3. State of California Department of Health Services / Center for Health Statistics, compiler, California Death Index, 1940-1997, Online database at, 2000.