Silas Marcus Culpepper1

Male, #3862, (14 Aug 1916 - 6 Apr 1985)
Father*Rev. Edward Benito Culpepper (18 Apr 1884 - 13 Apr 1957)
Mother*Georgia M. Collier (9 Jun 1888 - 2 Sep 1967)
Birth*14 Aug 1916 Silas was born at Fort Myers, Lee Co., Florida, on 14 Aug 1916.2 
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 Paul, Silas and James was listed as a son in Rev. Edward Benito Culpepper's household on the 1920 Census at Wrights Chapel, Brooks Co., Georgia.3 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Paul, Silas, James, Ambrose, Flavius and Philip was listed as a son in Rev. Edward Benito Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Wrights Chapel, Echols Co., Georgia.4 
Relocation1930 He, as a family member, accompanied Rev. Edward Benito Culpepper in relocating in 1930 at Augusta, Richmond Co., Georgia,5 
Marriage*circa 1940 He married Mattie Avyline Joiner circa 1940. 
World War II*between 1941 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1941 and 1945
(His service during WW-II is assumed based upon service records that show he enlisted in the US Marine Corps on 28 Sep 1938.)6 
Death of Father13 Apr 1957 His father Rev. Edward Benito Culpepper died on 13 Apr 1957 at Richmond Co., Georgia.7 
Residence*Sep 1967 Silas resided at Green Cove Springs, Clay Co., Florida, in Sep 1967.8 
Death of Mother2 Sep 1967 His mother Georgia M. Collier died on 2 Sep 1967 at Augusta, Richmond Co., Georgia.9 
Death*6 Apr 1985 He died at Orange Park, Clay Co., Florida, on 6 Apr 1985 at age 68.1,2 

Family

Mattie Avyline Joiner (21 May 1923 - 2 Nov 1995)
Marriage*circa 1940 He married Mattie Avyline Joiner circa 1940. 
Children
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Jones Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited12 Mar 2012

Citations

  1. State of Florida Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Florida Death Index, 1936-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2004.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7338
    Silas Marcus Culpepper, Cert 36635, Clay Co., FL, White, 14 Aug 1916 - 06 Apr 1985.
  2. 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
  3. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 84, page 3B, Statenville & Melrose Road, Wrights Chapel, Echols Co., GA
    E. B. Culpepper, Head, M, 35, M, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    Georgia Culpepper, Wife, F, 30, M, GA/GA/GA
    Lola Blanche Culpepper, Dau, F, 9, S, GA/GA/GA
    Uula Mae Culpepper, Dau, F, 7, S, GA/GA/GA
    Paul M. S. Culpepper, Son, M, 5, S, GA/GA/GA
    Silas M. Culpepper, Son, M, 3, S, GA/GA/GA
    James I. Culpepper, Son, M, 1, S, GA/GA/GA.
  4. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED5, page 3A, Chapel Road, Wrights Chapel, Echols Co., GA
    Rent=$12.00, Radio=N, Farm=Y
    Edward B.. Culpepper, Head, 46, md @ 24, GA, GA, GA, Farmer
    Georgia Culpepper, Wife, 42, md @ 23, GA, GA, GA
    Paul Culpepper, Son, 14, GA, GA, GA
    Silas Culpepper, Son, 13, GA, GA, GA
    James Culpepper, Son, 11, GA, GA, GA
    Ambrose J. Culpepper, Son, 8, GA, GA, GA
    Fred J. Culpepper, Son, 5, GA, GA, GA
    Dorothy Culpepper, Daughter, 2 10/12, GA, GA, GA
    Philip E. Culpepper, Son, 2, GA, GA, GA.
  5. Augusta Chronicle - Online Archives, Augusta, GA.
    http://augustaarchives.com/
    14 Apr 2004, page 2A. Obituary of Edward Benito Culpepper.
  6. National Archives, compiler, U. S. Marine Corps Muster Rolls, 1798-1940, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2007.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1089
  7. 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
    Edward B. Culpepper, d. 13 Apr 1957 at 72 years in Richmond Co., GA; Res. in Richmond Co., GA, 09656.
  8. Augusta Chronicle - Online Archives, Augusta, GA.
    http://augustaarchives.com/
    Monday, 4 Sep 1967, page 10B. Obituary for Mrs. Georgia Culpepper Irby of Augusta (for 38 years and native of Lake Park, GA; d/o of J. P. and Lissie Peterson Collier) who died 2 Sep 1967. Interment in Hillcrest Memorial Park, 4 Sep 1967. Survivors include her husband, General Irby; two daughters, Mrs. Eula Mae Collier of Augusta and Mrs. Dorothy M. McMahan of Knoxville, TN; seven sons, James E. Culpepper of Detroit, MI, Silas M. Culpepper of Green Cove Springs, FL, A. J. Culpepper of West Columbia, SC, and Paul S., F. J., Phillip E. and David S. Culpepper, all of Augusta; plus many other non-Culpepper relatives.
  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
    Georgia C. Irby, died 02 Sep 1967 at 79 years in Richmond Co., GA; Residence in Richmond Co., GA.
  10. E-mail written 1998-2012 to Culpepper Connections from Brenda Elaine Culpepper Gray (#3924), e-mail address (Mar 2012).