Francis Garland Culpepper

Male, #34895, (7 Dec 1925 - 9 May 1956)
Father*Mathew John Culpepper (11 Oct 1877 - 19 Mar 1959)
Mother*Lela Myrtle Hawk (6 Apr 1887 - 1 Oct 1975)
Birth*7 Dec 1925 Francis was born at Denhawken, Wilson Co., Texas, on 7 Dec 1925.1,2 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Mathew, James, Winston and Francis was listed as a son in Mathew John Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Stockdale, Wilson Co., Texas.3 
World War II*between 1942 and 1945 He served in Pfc US Army between 1942 and 1945.1 
Death*9 May 1956 He died at Brooks Co., Texas, on 9 May 1956 at age 30.1,4 
Burial*circa 12 May 1956 His body was interred circa 12 May 1956 at Stockdale City Cemetery, Stockdale, Wilson Co., Texas.1 
Biography* Francis' birth was recorded in the M. J. Culpepper Family Bible: "Francis Garland Culpepper" was born Dec. 7, 1923
     Mrs. James L. (Vivian Hastings) Culpepper wrote 27 Jun 1978: Francis Culpepper also (with brother, Vernon) was in W.W. II as a merchant seaman and U. S. Army - was previously an employee of United Gas Pipe Line - was run over by a man driving a truck loaded with cantaloupes. Francis was going to Pharr, TX to visit sister Joy - It was a foggy night,
     Francis G. Culpepper never married. 
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Last Edited19 Jul 2010


  1. Tombstone.
    Stockdale City Cemetery, Stockdale, Wilson Co., TX
    Frances Garland Culpepper, 7 Dec 1925 – 9 May 1956, PFC US Army WW II.
  2. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at, 2005.
    Francis Garland Culpepper, born 7 Dec 1925 in Wilson Co., Texas.
  3. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 14, Sheet 3B, Pg 176, Pct. 7, Stockdale, Wilson Co., TX
    Own=Y, Radio=N, Farm=Y, Military=N
    Matthew Culpepper, Head, M, 52, M, md@31, TX MS MS, Farmer
    Lellia Culpepper, Wife, F, 43, M, md@21, TX FL TN
    Vernon M. Culpepper, Son, M, 18, S, TX TX TX, Farmer
    Lyod Culpepper, Son, M, 14, S, TX TX TX
    Ermine Culpepper, Dau, F, 13, S, TX TX TX
    Nina Culpepper, Dau, F, 12, S, TX TX TX
    Winston A. Culpepper, Son, M, 7, S, TX TX TX
    Francis J. Culpepper, Son, M, 4 2/12, S, TX TX TX
    Joy E. Culpepper, Dau, F, 1 6/12, S, TX TX TX.
  4. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at, 2006.
    Francis G Culpepper, died 9 May 1956 in Brooks Co., TX.