William Culpepper1

Male, #41176, (17 Jul 1892 - 15 Oct 1968)
Father*Richard Culpepper1 (c 1870 - )
Mother*Missouri Sallis1 (Jan 1873 - )
African* He was an African-American.1 
Name Variation He was also known as Bill.2 
Birth17 Jul 1890 He was born on 17 Jul 1890.3 
Birth*17 Jul 1892 William was born at Attala Co., Mississippi, on 17 Jul 1892.2,4 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 William, Burton and Martin was listed as a son in Richard Culpepper's household on the 1900 Census at Attala Co., Mississippi.1 
Marriage*circa 1910 He married Ella Jones at Mississippi circa 1910.5 
Birth of Soncirca 1910 His son Willie Culpepper was born circa 1910 at Attala Co., Mississippi.5 
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 William, Burton, Martin and Dick was listed as a son in Richard Culpepper's household on the 1910 Census at Attala Co., Mississippi.4 
WWI Draft Reg*5 Jun 1917 He registered for the WW-I draft on 5 Jun 1917 at Kosciusko, Attala Co., Mississippi.2 
World War I*between 1917 and 1918 He served in World War I between 1917 and 1918.6 
1920 Census*1 Jan 1920 William was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Kosciusko, Attala Co., Mississippi.5 
SSN*1956 His Social Security Number was issued in 1956 in Mississippi.3 
Death*15 Oct 1968 He died at Lexington, Holmes Co., Mississippi, on 15 Oct 1968 at age 76.3 


Ella Jones (circa 1896 - )
Marriage*circa 1910 He married Ella Jones at Mississippi circa 1910.5 
ChartsOrphan / James Culpepper of Attala Co., MS: Descendant Chart
Last Edited18 Oct 2008


  1. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 9, Page12A, Family 204, Newport, Attala County, MS
    Richard Culpepper, Head, Black, M, May 1873, 27, Md-9 yrs, MS/MS/SC, Farmer (#41174)
    Missouria Culpepper, Wife, Black, F, Jan. 1873, 27, Md-9 yrs, ch 5/3, MS/MS/MS
    William Culpepper, Son, Black, M, July 1889, 9, S, MS/MS/MS
    Burton Culpepper, Son, Black, M, June 1893, 6, S, MS/MS/MS
    Martin Culpepper, Son, Black, M, Sept. 1896, 3, S, MS/MS/MS.
  2. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    Bill Culpepper, age 24, Cosciusko, MS. Born 17 Jul 1892 in Attala Co., MS. Unemployed. Has a dependent child. Single, Black, No military experience, No exemption claimed. Signed (x). Short, Medium build, Black eyes, Black hair, Not bald, no disabilities. 5 Jun 1917, Kosciusko, Attala Co., MS.
  3. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
  4. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED9, Page 1B, Family 19, Beat 4, Attala County, MS
    Richard Culpeper, Head, M, Mulatto, 33, Md-18 yrs, MS/MS/VA, Farmer, General farm
    Missouri Culpeper, Wife, F, Black, 29, Md-18 yrs, ch 9/6, MS/MS/MS, Farm Laborer, Home farm
    Bill Culpeper, Son, M, Mulatto, 17, S, MS/MS/MS Farm Laborer, Home farm
    Burton Culpeper, Son, M, Mulatto, 13, S, MS/MS/MS Farm Laborer, Home farm
    Martin Culpeper, Son, M, Mulatto, 11, S, MS/MS/MS Farm Laborer, Home farm
    Katie Culpeper, Daughter, F, Mulatto, 10, S, MS/MS/MS Farm Laborer, Home farm
    Dick Culpeper, Son, M, Mulatto, 7, S, MS/MS/MS
    Maggie Culpeper, Daughter, F, Mulatto, 5, S, MS/MS/MS.
  5. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 3, sheet 12B, lines 71-74, Natchez Trace, Kosciusko, Attala Co., MS (19 Jan 1920)
    Bill Culpepper, Head, M, Black, 26, md, MS/MS/MS, Laborer in Oil Mill
    Ella Culpepper, Wife, F, Black, 23, md, MS/MS/MS
    Willie Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 10,sng, MS/MS/MS
    Issabella Jones, Mother, F, Black, 45, wid, MS/MS/MS.
  6. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 4-11, Page 4A, Beat 4, McAdams Road, Sallis, Attala Co., MS
    Own home-value $1000, Radio=N, Farm=N
    William M Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 38, md@28, MS/MS/MS, Operator, Auto Repair Shop, Vet-WW
    Earl L. Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 29, md@19, MS/MS/MS
    Joe E. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 8, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Lucile Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 6 4/12, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Mary K. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 4, sng, MS/MS/MS
    James L. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 1 6/12, sng, MS/MS/MS.