Charles Benjamin Culpepper Jr.1,2

Male, #36815, (12 Jul 1923 - 23 Jul 1995)
Father*Charles Benjamin Culpepper2 (9 Jan 1883 - 1 Oct 1949)
Mother*Daisy Smith2 (9 Feb 1888 - 3 Oct 1958)
DNA* Charles has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Henry Culpepper of Chattahoochee Co., GA. DNA has also proved that Henry is a grandson of James Culpepper of Nash and 2-great-grandson of Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Birth*12 Jul 1923 Charles was born at Columbus, Muscogee Co., Georgia, on 12 Jul 1923.3 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Ernest, Robert, Shelby and Charles was listed as a son in Charles Benjamin Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Columbus, Muscogee Co., Georgia.4 
World War II*between 1943 and 1945 He enlisted in Fort McPherson, Fulton Co., Georgia, and served in World War II between 1943 and 1945
(US Army Air Corps. He is one of four brothers, all of whom served overseas in the armed forces in WW-II, and all of whom came home safely.)5,6 
Marriage*20 Jun 1945 He married Sarah C. Ray on 20 Jun 1945 at age 21.7 
Death of Spouse5 Jan 1949 His wife Sarah C. Ray died on 5 Jan 1949 at Columbus, Muscogee Co., Georgia.8 
Death of Father1 Oct 1949 His father Charles Benjamin Culpepper died on 1 Oct 1949 at Muscogee Co., Georgia.9 
Marriage*24 Jun 1950 He married Mary Eunice Welch on 24 Jun 1950 at age 26.2 
Death of Mother3 Oct 1958 His mother Daisy Smith died on 3 Oct 1958 at Muscogee Co., Georgia.10 
Death*23 Jul 1995 He died at Columbus, Muscogee Co., Georgia, on 23 Jul 1995 at age 72.3,11 
Obituary*24 Jul 1995 Charles B. Culpepper Sr., 72, of 6032 Brookstone Boulevard, Columbus, died (of a brain tumor) Sunday, 23 Jul 1995 at his home. The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, with burial in Parkhill Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mr. Culpepper was born 12 Jul 1923, in Columbus, son of Daisy Smith Culpepper and Charles B. Culpepper Sr. A U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, he retired as owner and operator of the Columbus Equipment Co., 1101 Sixth Ave., which he began in 1951, and was a member of Rose Hill Baptist Church. He was a member of Mount Hermon Masonic Lodge Post 304 F&AM. Survivors include his wife, Mary; a son, Charles B. Culpepper Jr. of Columbus; a daughter, Diane C. Kingston of Marietta, Ga; two brothers, Shelby Culpepper of Columbus and Robert Culpepper of St. Petersburg, Fla; and two grandchildren."5 
Burial*25 Jul 1995 His body was interred on 25 Jul 1995 at Parkhill Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee Co., Georgia.5 

Family 1

Sarah C. Ray (20 Jul 1928 - 5 Jan 1949)
Marriage*20 Jun 1945 He married Sarah C. Ray on 20 Jun 1945 at age 21.7 
Child

Family 2

Mary Eunice Welch (17 Sep 1929 - 5 Oct 2008)
Marriage*24 Jun 1950 He married Mary Eunice Welch on 24 Jun 1950 at age 26.2 
Child
ChartsJames Culpepper of Nash Co., NC : Descendant Chart
Last Edited6 Jun 2014

Citations

  1. E-mail written 1999 to Lew Griffin from Blanche Addison Culpepper (Mrs. Robert Lee Culpepper).
  2. E-mail written 2003-2011, 2016 to Lew Griffin Warren L. Culpepper from Brenda Kay Cobb (#50202), 2018 Saba Dr., Augusta, GA 30909, Phone 706-496-7910 or 706-305-6149, e-mail address.
  3. 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
  4. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 9, page 18B, 2119 Second Avenue, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA
    Rent=$24, Radio=N, Farm=N
    Charles E. Culpepper, Head, M, 47, M, md @ 25, AL/AL/AL, Cotton Mill Foreman
    Daisy Culpepper, Wife, F, 42, M, md @ 17, GA/UNK/UNK
    Earnest Culpepper, Son, M, 20, S, GA/AL/GA, Machinist at RR
    Ollie Culpepper, Dau, F, 18, S, GA/AL/GA, Peanut Sacker
    Robert Culpepper, Son, M, 16, S, GA/AL/GA
    Shelby Culpepper, Son, M, 11, S, GA/AL/GA
    Charles Culpepper, Son, M, 6, S, GA/AL/GA.
  5. Ledger-Enquirer, Columbus (Muscogee Co.), GA.
    http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/
    Obituary of Charles B. Culpepper, Jr., 24 Jul 1995.
  6. 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
    Charles B Culpepper Jr., White, Single, born 1923 in Georgia, residing in Muscogee Co., Georgia, enlisted as a Private in the US Army on 16 Jan 1943 in Fort McPherson, Georgia.
  7. E-mail written Jun 2014 to Lew Griffin from Valerie Scruggs, e-mail address.
  8. Find a Grave (online database)
    http://www.findagrave.com
    Find A Grave Memorial# 18091103.
  9. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5426a.htm
    C. B. Culpepper Sr., d. 1 Oct 1949 at 66 in Muscogee Co., GA; Res. in Muscogee Co., GA.
  10. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5426a.htm
    Daisy Culpepper, d. 3 Oct 1958 at 70 years in Muscogee Co., GA; Res. in Muscogee Co., GA, 25869.
  11. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5426a.htm
    Charles B. Culpepper, d. 23 Jul 1995 at 72 years in Muscogee Co., GA; Res. in Bleckley Co., GA.