Ernest Leigh Culpepper Jr.1,2,3

Male, #39989, (12 Jan 1928 - Sep 1977)
Father*Ernest Leigh Culpepper (29 Oct 1892 - 5 May 1955)
Mother*Sara Catherine Platt (3 Aug 1893 - 17 Sep 1978)
Birth*12 Jan 1928 Ernest was born at Perquimans Co., North Carolina, on 12 Jan 1928.4,3 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Clifton and Ernest was listed as a son in Ernest Leigh Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Williston, Barnwell Co., South Carolina.5 
World War II*between 1945 and 1946 He served as an enlisted man between 1945 and 1946 (Ernest L. Culpepper, Jr. 5823280. Born in Marfort?, NC on 13 Jan 1928. Home Address: Walterboro, Colleton Co., SC. Enlisted for active duty in the US Navy on 3 Aug 1945. Awards: WW-II Victory Medal. Honorably Discharged as a S2C from the Naval Hospital in Bainbridge, MD on 8 Mar 1946.)6 
Death of Father5 May 1955 His father Ernest Leigh Culpepper died on 5 May 1955 at Walterboro, Colleton Co., South Carolina
Death*Sep 1977 He died at Walterboro, Colleton Co., South Carolina, in Sep 1977 at age 49.4 


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  1. E-mail written Aug 2000 to Culpepper Connections from Margaret Dawn Culpepper Stewart (#39985), e-mail address.
  2. E-mail written 2002 to Lew Griffin from Vicki Lee White Smith (d/o #39987), Germany & Hilton Head, SC, e-mail address.
  3. Inc. (Original data: Register of Deeds. North Carolina Birth Indexes. Raleigh NC State Archives), compiler, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, Online database at, 2005.
    E L Culpepper is the father of Ernest Leigh Culpepper, born 12 Jan 1928 in Perquimans Co., NC.
  4. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at
  5. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 20, Sheet 3B, Lines 73-77, Bartley's Lumber Hill Settlement, Williston, Barnwell Co., SC
    Rent=$12, Radio=Y, Farm=N
    Ernest L. Culpepper, Head, M, 37, md@20, VA/VA/VA, Lumber Mill Supt., Vet=N
    Sarah R. Culpepper, Wife, F, 35, md@19, SC/SC/SC
    Clifton Culpepper, Son, M, 10, Sng, GA/VA/SC
    Virginia B. Culpepper, Daughter, F, 7, Sng, SC/VA/SC
    Ernest L. Culpepper Jr., Son, M, 2 2/12, Sng, NC/VA/SC.
  6. The Official Roster of South Carolina Serviceman and Servicewomen in World War II, 1941-46 (Five Volumes), Columbia, SC: SC Division of General Services, Repository: Tomkins Library in Edgefield SC, Call No. F274.7 M3 1941-1946.
    Vol. II.