Walter Foster Culpepper1

Male, #41208, (5 Dec 1915 - 6 Feb 2005)
Father*Walter H. Culpepper (14 Apr 1869 - 22 Jan 1931)
Mother*Lena Mary Carroll (May 1882 - )
Birth*5 Dec 1915 He was born on 5 Dec 1915 at Norfolk (city), Virginia.2,3 
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 Carroll and Walter was listed as a son in Walter H. Culpepper's household on the 1920 Census at Monroe Ward, Norfolk (city), Virginia.2 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Carroll, Walter and Fred was listed as a son in Lena Mary Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Norfolk (city), Virginia.4 
Death of Father22 Jan 1931 His father Walter H. Culpepper died on 22 Jan 1931.5 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Virginia.3 
1940 Census*1 Apr 1940 Walter was listed as a lodger in Karl Dargie's household on the 1940 Census at Norfolk (city), Virginia.1 
ResidenceJul 1941 Walter resided at Norfolk (city), Virginia, in Jul 1941.6 
World War II*between 1941 and 1945 He enlisted in Richmond (city), Virginia, and served in World War II between 1941 and 1945
(US Army.)6 
Residence*Aug 1993 Walter resided at Chesapeake (city), Virginia, in Aug 1993.7 
Death*6 Feb 2005 He died at Norfolk (city), Virginia, on 6 Feb 2005 at age 89.3 
ChartsHenry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited12 Nov 2012


  1. 1940 (16th) US Census, compiled by the US Bureau of the Census, Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls., Online database at
    Norfolk (city), VA, ED 114-111, Web Page 25 (22 Apr 1940)
    Lines 22-23, 526 46th Street
    Karl Dargie, Head, M, Wh, 48, md, Norway, 1935 in Naval Terrace, Norfolk Co., VA, Boatswain Mate/Virginia Pilot Association
    Walter Foster Culpepper, Lodger, M, Wh, 24, sng, VA, 1935 in Naval Terrace, Norfolk Co., VA, Seaman/Virginia Pilot Association.
  2. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 9, Sheet 4A, Family 79, 62 Baseline Avenue, Monroe Ward, Norfolk (city), VA
    Walter Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 50, Md, VA/NC/NC, None
    Lena May Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 29, Md, VA/VA/VA, None
    Caroll Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 19, S, VA/VA/VA, Sail Maker-Shop
    Gladys Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 13, S, VA/VA/VA, None
    Mary Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 11, S, VA/VA/VA, None
    Elsie Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 9, S, VA/VA/VA, None
    Lena Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 6, S, VA/VA/VA, None
    Walter Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 3 0/12, S, VA/VA/VA, None.
  3. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at
  4. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    Norfolk (city), VA, 25th Precinct, ED 93, Page 8A, Family 82, 849 46th St (4 Apr 1930)
    Lena M. Culpepper, Head, F, Wh, 48, md@18, VA/VA/VA
    Carol C. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 28, md@26, VA/VA/VAm Shoe Maker/Tent & Awning Co.
    Susie C. Culpepper, Daughter-in-law, F, Wh, 26, md@23, VA/US/US, Weaver/Silk Mill
    Elsie I. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 19, sng, VA/VA/VA, Weaver/Silk Mill
    Lena M. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 18, sng, VA/VA/VA, Weaver/Silk Mill
    Walter F. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 14, sng, VA/VA/VA
    Fred E. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 7, sng, VA/VA/VA.
  5. Find a Grave (online database)
    Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk (city), VA
    + Culpepper, Walter H 37956901, Apr. 14, 1869 - Jan. 22, 1931.
  6. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at, 2005.
    Walter F Culpepper, White, Single, born 1915 in Virginia, residing in Norfolk Co., Virginia, enlisted as a Private in the US Army on 16 Jul 1941 in Richmond, Virginia.
  7. Virginian-Pilot/Ledger-Star, Norfolk, VA.
    Obituary of Lena Mae Culpepper Moore (#41207), published 12 Aug 1993.