Elvin Walker Culpepper1

Male, #41476, (26 Oct 1920 - 17 Sep 1997)
Father*Carlos William Culpepper (21 Sep 1889 - 21 Feb 1975)
Mother*Bertha Estelle Walker (11 Apr 1892 - 29 Oct 1993)
Birth*26 Oct 1920 Elvin was born at Maple, Currituck Co., North Carolina, on 26 Oct 1920.2 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Elvin was listed as a son in an unknown person 's household on the 1930 Census at Crawford, Currituck Co., North Carolina.3 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in North Carolina.2 
World War II*between 1943 and 1945 He enlisted in Richmond (city), Virginia, and served in World War II between 1943 and 1945
(He enlisted in the US Navy on 7 Apr 1943 in Richmond, VA and was assigned to the USS Cabot (CVL-28), a light aircraft carrier. He served on the Cabot from 24 Jul 1943 to at least 31 May 1945, the date of the last muster role on which he can be found, and was a Seaman 1C at this time. The Cabot saw action throughout the Pacific until the end of hostilities on 15 Aug 1945. On 9 Nov 1945, she returned home to San Diego, CA. See Wikipedia article on the Cabot and its service:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Cabot_(CVL-28.)4
Death of Father21 Feb 1975 His father Carlos William Culpepper died on 21 Feb 1975 at Virginia.5,2 
Death of Mother29 Oct 1993 His mother Bertha Estelle Walker died on 29 Oct 1993 at Barco, Currituck Co., North Carolina.2,6 
Death*17 Sep 1997 He died at Chesapeake (city), Virginia, on 17 Sep 1997 at age 76.2 
Obituary*19 Sep 1997 Elvin Walker Culpepper, 76, of the 2900 block of S. Military Hwy., died 17 Sep 1997, in a Norfolk hospital. Born in Maple, N.C., he was an interior decorator. He was a member of the Rehobeth Baptist Church, Maple, N.C., and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Survivors include a daughter; a sister, Rosalie Culpepper Flora; and an aunt, Edna W. Lindsey. A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Snellings Funeral Home, George Washington Hwy. Chapel. Burial will be in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. (19 Sep 1997, The Virginian-Pilot.) 
ChartsHenry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited2 Sep 2010

Citations

  1. LDS Pedigree Resource File.
    CD 7.
  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. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 27-2, Sheet 8B, Maple Back Woods Road, Crawford Twp, Currituck Co., NC
    Rent=$3, Radio=N, Farm=Yes
    Carlos W. Culpeper, Head, M, Wh, 40, md@28, NC/NC/NC, Laborer/Odd jobs, Vet=No
    Bertha R. Culpeper, Wife, F, Wh, 38, md@26, NC/NC/NC
    Elvin W. Culpeper, Son, M, Wh, 9, NC/NC/NC
    Rosalee E. Culpeper, Dau, F, Wh, 3, NC/NC/NC
    John C. Walker, Father-in-law, M, Wh, 73, wid, md@24, NC/NC/NC, Not emp, Vet=No.
  4. Bureau of Naval Personnel, compiler, WW-II US Navy Aircraft Carrier Muster Rolls, 1939-1949, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2007.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1143
  5. The Generations Network Inc., compiler, North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-1996, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8908
    William Culpepper, Male, White, born 1889-1890, died 21 Feb 1975 in Virginia, resided in Currituck Co., NC; burial out of state.
  6. The Generations Network Inc., compiler, North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-1996, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8908
    Bertha Walker Culpepper, Female, White, Widowed, born 11 Apr 1892, died 29 Oct 1993 in Currituck Co., NC.