William Nathan Culpeper

Male, #41730, (19 Sep 1924 - 20 Dec 1997)
Father*Charles Lee Culpeper (13 Feb 1881 - 21 Apr 1936)
Mother*Margaret Elvira Lathim (4 Dec 1897 - 3 Apr 1959)
Name-AltSpell This surname is sometimes spelled Culpepper. 
Name Variation He was also known as Billy. 
Birth*19 Sep 1924 William was born at San Diego Co., California, on 19 Sep 1924.1 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Charles, William and Howard was listed as a son in Charles Lee Culpeper's household on the 1930 Census at San Diego, San Diego Co., California.2 
Death of Father21 Apr 1936 His father Charles Lee Culpeper died on 21 Apr 1936 at San Diego Co., California.3 
World War II*between 1943 and 1945 He enlisted in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California, and served in World War II between 1943 and 1945
(US Army.)4 
Residence*Apr 1943 William resided at San Diego Co., California, in Apr 1943.4 
Birth of Son13 Nov 1956 His son Marc William Culpeper was born on 13 Nov 1956 at Escondido, San Diego Co., California.5,3,6 
Death of Mother3 Apr 1959 His mother Margaret Elvira Lathim died on 3 Apr 1959 at San Diego Co., California.1 
Biography* He was a Foreman of the Wohlford Ranch for 21 years.3 
Death*20 Dec 1997 He died at Campo, San Diego Co., California, on 20 Dec 1997 at age 73
He was found in an open area of the Star Ranch at 10:30 am. Hunting with his dog Heidi. He didn't come up to the ranch house for breakfast as usual, his friend of many years Gene Vick found him. Immediate cause of death was Arteriosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease.6,3 
Burial*circa 23 Dec 1997 His body was interred circa 23 Dec 1997 at Oak Hill Memorial Cemetery, Escondido, San Diego Co., California.3 


Bonnie Lee Joiner
ChartsHenry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited4 Aug 2011


  1. State of California Department of Health Services / Center for Health Statistics, compiler, California Death Index, 1940-1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2000.
  2. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 37-209, Sheet #1-A, Page 162, Line 25, Linda Vista Precinct, San Diego, San Diego, CA
    Home rented, Amount-$15, Radio=No, Farm=Yes
    Charles L. Culpeper, Head, M, 49, M, md@39, NC/NC/LA, Horse Trader, General, Vet=No
    Margaret E. Culpeper, Wife, F, 32, M, md@22, OR/MO/VA, Not employed
    Charles L. Culpeper, Son, M, 9, CA/NC/OR
    William N. Culpeper, Son, M, 5, CA/NC/OR
    Howard L. Culpeper, Son, M, 3, CA/NC/OR
    Margaret L. Culpeper, Dau, F, 5mos, CA/NC/OR.
  3. E-mail written 25 Jan 2011 to Warren Culpepper from Sasha Noel Camp (#62179), Escondido, CA, e-mail address.
  4. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    William N Culpeper, White, Single, born 1924, residing in San Diego Co., California, enlisted as a Private in the US Army on 6 Apr 1943 in Los Angeles Co., California.
  5. Center for Health Statistics / California Department of Health Services, compiler, California Birth Records, 1905-1995, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
  6. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.