Gordon W. Culpepper

Male, #41167, (13 Aug 1915 - May 1984)
Father*William M. McPherson (Jan 1888 - )
Mother*Bessie Allen (11 Jan 1889 - 16 Mar 1932)
Birth*13 Aug 1915 Gordon was born at Muscogee Co., Georgia, on 13 Aug 1915.1 
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 Gordon was listed as a son in William M. McPherson's household on the 1920 Census at Columbus, Muscogee Co., Georgia.2 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Gordon was listed as a son in William M. McPherson's household on the 1930 Census at Columbus, Muscogee Co., Georgia.3 
Death of Mother16 Mar 1932 His mother Bessie Allen died on 16 Mar 1932 at Muscogee Co., Georgia.4 
Residence*Dec 1942 Gordon resided at Shenandoah Co., Virginia, in Dec 1942.5 
World War II*between 1942 and 1945 He enlisted in Fort McPherson, Fulton Co., Georgia, and served in World War II between 1942 and 1945
(US Army.)5 
Death*May 1984 He died at Phenix City, Russell Co., Alabama, in May 1984 at age 68.1 
Last Edited18 Jul 2010


  1. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
  2. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 104, page 3A, Lines 6-10, 17 Sixteenth St., Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA
    William M. Culpepper, Head, M, 37, md, GA/GA/GA, Spinner/Cotton Mill
    Bessie Culpepper, Wife, F, 32, md, AL/AL/AL, None
    Gordon W. Culpepper, Son, M, 4, Sng, GA/GA/AL
    Archibald McPherson, Father, M, 69, wid, AL/NC/VA, None
    Wilson Allen, Brother-in-law, M, 38, M, Sng, AL/AL/AL, Painter.
  3. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 1, page 8B, 602 Front Avenue, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA
    Rent=$16, Radio=N, Farm=N
    William M. Culpepper, Head, M, 47, M, md @ 24, GA/GA/GA, Cotton Mill Worker
    Bessie Culpepper, Wife, F, 43, M, md @ 19, AL/AL/AL
    Gordon Culpepper, Son, M, 14, S, GA/GA/AL
    Elizabeth Culpepper, Dau, F, 8, S, GA/GA/AL
    Wilson Allen, Brother-in-law, M, 48, Div, AL/AL/AL, Painter.
  4. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    Mrs. Bessie Culpepper, d. 16 Mar 1932 in Muscogee Co., GA, 6687.
  5. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    Gordon W Culpepper, White, Married, born 1915 in Georgia, residing in Shenandoah Co., Virginia, enlisted as a Private in the US Army on 30 Dec 1942 in Fort McPherson, Georgia.