Sampson Miller Culpepper Jr.1

Male, #43952, (16 Jun 1924 - 8 Jun 1987)
Father*Sampson Miller Culpepper1 (30 Mar 1895 - 6 Feb 1928)
Mother*Reba Edith Burke (9 Nov 1894 - 18 Mar 1980)
Birth*16 Jun 1924 Sampson was born at Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina, on 16 Jun 1924.2,1 
Death of Father6 Feb 1928 His father Sampson Miller Culpepper died on 6 Feb 1928 at Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.3,4,5 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Sampson was listed as a grandson in Susan Virginia Miller's household on the 1930 Census at Louisville, Jefferson Co., Georgia.6 
Residence*Apr 1943 Sampson resided at Jefferson Co., Georgia, in Apr 1943.7 
World War II*between 1943 and 1945 He enlisted in Fort McPherson, Fulton Co., Georgia, and served in World War II between 1943 and 1945
(US Army.)7 
Korean War*between 1952 and 1953 He served in the Korean War between 1952 and 1953. 
Birth of Son1 Apr 1961 His son Sampson Miller Culpepper III was born on 1 Apr 1961 at Macon, Bibb Co., Georgia.8 
Relocation*1968 He relocated in 1968 at Fort Valley, Peach Co., Georgia,9 
Death of Mother18 Mar 1980 His mother Reba Edith Burke died on 18 Mar 1980 at Houston Co., Georgia.2,10,11 
Death*8 Jun 1987 He died at Fort Valley, Peach Co., Georgia, on 8 Jun 1987 at age 62.12,2 
Biography* Sampson served in World War II and in the Korean War. He received the A. B. and the LL. B. degrees from Mercer University and became an Assistant U. S. District Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia.

In 1968 Sampson and family moved to Fort Valley, GA. There he entered a law partnership with George Bacon Culpepper [his seventh cousin].9 


Martha Belle Andrews
ChartsBenjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited24 Mar 2012


  1. Inc. (Original data: Register of Deeds. North Carolina Birth Indexes. Raleigh NC State Archives), compiler, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, Online database at, 2005.
    S. M. Culpepper is the father of Sampson Miller Culpepper, born 16 Jun 1924 in Buncombe Co., NC.
  2. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at
  3. USGenWeb Archives.
    Wrens (City) Cemetery, Jefferson Co., GA (Transcribed by Vicie Robinson, 1979)
    Thomas H. Culpepper, Feb. 22, 1866 - May 11, 1928
    Susie M. Culpepper, Oct. 5, 1860 - Sept. 17, 1947
    Sampson M. Culpepper, Mar. 30, 1895 - Feb. 6, 1928
    Bessie L. Culpepper, June 26, 1893 - Nov. 26, 1965.
  4. Augusta Chronicle - Online Archives, Augusta, GA.
    7 Feb 1928, page 12A, Obituary of Mr. S. Miller Culpepper, died 6 Feb 1928 at Asheville, NC.
  5. The Generations Network Inc., compiler, North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-1996, Online database at, 2005.
    Samson M Culpepper, born 1897, died 6 Feb 1928 in Buncombe Co., NC.
  6. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED8, page 1A, Phillipia Street, Louisville, Jefferson Co., GA
    Owns $6,000 home, Radio=N, Farm=N
    Susie H. Culpepper, Head, F, 68, Wid, md @ 30, GA/VA/GA
    Bessie L. Culpepper, Dau, F, 35, S, GA/GA/GA
    Reva A. Culpepper, Dau-in-law, F, 34, Wid, GA/GA/GA, Music Teacher
    Sam M. Culpepper, Grandson, M, 7, S, NC/GA/GA.
  7. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at, 2005.
    Sampson M. Culpepper, born 1924 in North Carolina; White; Resided in Jefferson Co., Georgia; Enlisted 22 Apr 1943 at Fort McPherson, Atlanta, Georgia as a Private in the US Army; Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months; Education: 4 years of high school; Civil Occupation: Student; Marital Status: Single, without dependents.
  8. Inc., compiler, US Public Records Index, Online database at, 2005.
  9. History of Peach County Georgia, .
    p 232.
  10. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at, 1998.
    Reba B. Culpepper, d. 18 Mar 1980 at 83 years in Houston Co., GA; Res. in Jefferson Co., GA, 009055.

  11. Augusta Chronicle - Online Archives, Augusta, GA.
    19 Mar 1980, page 3B, Obituary. Mrs. Reba Burke Culpepper, a native of Millen, GA, but resident of Louisville, GA for 54 yearsand life-long resident of Louisville, GA, died 18 Mar 1980. Interment 20 Mar 1980 at Wrens City Cemetery. She was survived by one son, Sam M. Culpepper of Fort Valley, GA.
  12. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at, 1998.
    Sampson M. Culpepper, d. 8 Jun 1987 at 62 years in Peach Co., GA; Res. in Peach Co., GA, 020537.
  13. The Macon Telegraph, Macon, GA.
    Obituary of Sampson "Miller" Culpepper III (#43981), published on March 24, 2012.