James Curan Culpepper Jr.1

Male, #36805, (2 Jul 1907 - 18 Sep 1944)
Father*James Curan Culpepper M.D. (6 May 1871 - 22 May 1929)
Mother*Vera Cochran (c 1881 - )
Birth*2 Jul 1907 James was born at Gilbert, Franklin Parish, Louisiana, on 2 Jul 1907. 
Death of Father22 May 1929 His father James Curan Culpepper M.D. died on 22 May 1929 at Shaw, Concordia Parish, Louisiana
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 William, James and Robert was listed as a son in Vera Cochran's household on the 1930 Census at Ferriday, Concordia Parish, Louisiana.2 
Marriage*19 May 1940 He married Helena Dora Nelson at Natchez, Adams Co., Mississippi, on 19 May 1940 at age 32. 
Residence*Jun 1942 James resided at Concordia Parish, Louisiana, in Jun 1942. 
World War II*between 1942 and 1944 He enlisted in Camp Livingston, Rapides Parish, Louisiana, and served in World War II between 1942 and 1944
(Private, 322nd Infantry 81st Division, US Army.)3,4,5 
Death*18 Sep 1944 He died at Palau Island, Philippine Islands, on 18 Sep 1944 at age 37.6,5 
Burial*Sep 1944 His body was interred in Sep 1944 at Manila American Cemetery, Fort William McKinley, Manila, Philippine Islands. Grave I 15 46.7 

Family

Helena Dora Nelson (28 Oct 1917 - 18 Jun 2001)
Marriage*19 May 1940 He married Helena Dora Nelson at Natchez, Adams Co., Mississippi, on 19 May 1940 at age 32. 
Child
ChartsSampson Culpepper of Wilkinson Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited3 Sep 2010

Citations

  1. Culpepper Records, Helena Nelson Culpepper (Mrs. James Curan Culpepper Jr.), Natchez, MS, to Lew Griffin.
  2. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 15-9, Sheet #5-B, Line 63, 222 Lourre(sp ?) Ave., Ferriday, Concordia Parish, LA
    Home rented, Amount $40, Radio=blank, Farm=No
    Vera Culpepper, Head, F, 48, Wid, md@20, MS/MS/MS, Not employed
    Winfred Culpepper, Son, M, 29, LA/MS/MS, Not employed, Vet=WW
    James C Culpepper, Son, M, 23, LA/LA/MS, Clerk, Whls. Grocery, Vet=No
    Robert C Culpepper, Son, M, 18, LA/LA/MS, Not employed
    Dorothy Culpepper, Dau, F, 16, LA/LA/MS, Not employed.
  3. National Cemetery Administration, compiler, US Veterans Gravesites, 1775-2006, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8750
    Dora N. Culpepper, 29 Oct 1917 - 18 Jun 2001, Wife of James Curran Culpepper (Private in the US Army), Interred 20 Jun 2001 in Chattanooga National Cemetery, Section DD-2, Site 267.
  4. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8939
    James C Culpepper, White, Married, born 1907 in Louisiana, residing in Concordia Parish, Louisiana, enlisted as a Private in the US Army on 8 Jun 1942 in Louisiana.
  5. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War II and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2000.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4283
    Name: James C Culpepper
    Inducted From: Louisiana
    Rank: Private
    Combat Organization: 322nd Infantry 81st Division
    Death Date: 18 Sep 1944
    Monument: Fort William Mckinley, Manila, The Philippines
    Last Known Status: Buried
    U.S. Awards: Purple Heart Medal.
  6. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War II and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2000.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4283
    James C Culpepper, Private
    Inducted From: Louisiana
    Combat Organization: 322nd Infantry 81st Division
    Death Date: 18 Sep 1944
    Monument: Fort William Mckinley, Manila, The Philippines
    Last Known Status: Buried
    U.S. Awards: Purple Heart Medal.
  7. Quartermaster General’s Office, compiler, U.S. Rosters of World War II Dead, 1939-1945, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2007.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1102
    Name: James C Culpepper
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Religion: Protestant
    Cemetery Name: Fort McKinley, (Permanent Cemetery), Manila, Philippine Islands
    Grave number: l 15 46
    Disposition: According to next of kin
    Service Branch: Army
    Rank: Private
    Service Number: 38173316.