David P. Culpepper

Male, #42699, (6 Aug 1924 - 22 May 1995)
Father*Carroll Edwin Culpepper (10 Jul 1890 - 28 Jan 1959)
Mother*Jessie V. Grimes (13 Aug 1892 - 20 May 1977)
Birth*6 Aug 1924 David was born at Portsmouth (city), Virginia, on 6 Aug 1924.1 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Georgia.1 
1940 Census1 Apr 1940 William and David was listed as a son in Carroll Edwin Culpepper's household on the 1940 Census at Madison Ward, Portsmouth (city), Virginia.2 
World War II*between 1943 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1943 and 1945
(Merchant Marine.)3 
Marriage*say 1947 He married Janell E. (?) say 1947. 
Death of Father28 Jan 1959 His father Carroll Edwin Culpepper died on 28 Jan 1959 at Norfolk Co., Virginia.4 
Death of Mother20 May 1977 His mother Jessie V. Grimes died on 20 May 1977 at Norfolk (city), Virginia.1,4 
Death*22 May 1995 He died at Norfolk (city), Virginia, on 22 May 1995 at age 70.1 
Obituary*24 May 1995 David P. Culpepper, 70, of the 8100 block of Foxdale Drive, died 22 May 1995, in a local hospital. Mr. Culpepper was born in Portsmouth and was a Methodist. He was retired as a tenant accounting manager from Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority after 27 years. He was a member of Atlantic Masonic Lodge (NU)2, AF & AM; a graduate of the Maritime Academy of New York and a Maritime Service veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Janell Culpepper [her obit follows]; two daughters, Linda Miller Chapman of Virginia Beach and Janell Wilson of Norfolk; a sister, Jessie Culpepper Adamson of Norfolk; two grandsons; two granddaughters; and one great-granddaughter. A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday in Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Norfolk Chapel, by the Rev. Frank Drake. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends in the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. today.3


Janell E. (?) (1 Sep 1926 - 18 Sep 1996)
Marriage*say 1947 He married Janell E. (?) say 1947. 
ChartsHenry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited11 Nov 2012


  1. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
  2. 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 Ancestry.com.
    Portsmouth (city), VA, Madison Ward, ED 116-25, Page 22 (2 Apr 1940)
    Lines 70-74, 1007 Fourth Street
    C. E. Culpepper Sr., Head, M, Wh, 49, md, VA, 1935 in same place, Plumber/Navy Yard
    Jessie. Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 48, md, VA, 1935 in same place, Housework
    William Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 23, sng, VA, 1935 in same place, Sr. Messenger/Government
    Doris Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 19, sng, VA, 1935 in same house, Housework
    David Paul Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 16, sng, VA, 1935 in same place, School.
  3. Virginian-Pilot/Ledger-Star, Norfolk, VA.
    24 May 1995 obituary for David P. Culpepper.
  4. E-mail written 2011-2012 to Warren L. Culpepper from Warren Edwin Firman, e-mail address (Jun 2012).
    Provided photograph of tombstone in Oak Grove "Portlock" Cemetery, Est 1850, Portsmouth, VA.