James John Culpepper Jr.

Male, #44149, (18 Aug 1923 - 18 May 1987)
Father*James John Culpepper (15 Jan 1898 - 5 Mar 1981)
Mother*Pearl Eva Tinley (7 Mar 1900 - 16 Jan 1975)
Birth*18 Aug 1923 James was born at Augusta, Richmond Co., Georgia, on 18 Aug 1923.1,2 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 James was listed as a son in James John Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Augusta, Richmond Co., Georgia.3 
World War II*between 1942 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1942 and 1945
(My Grandfather, James John Culpepper Sr. also fought in WWII as a SEA BEE in the Navy, stationed in the South Pacific. When he and my father were getting ready to leave Augusta, the Sailor in charge realized they were father and son. He told my Dad to carry all his belongings along with my grandfathers. It was one of those stories my father was proud to tell. My father's (James J. Culpepper, Jr.) ship was LST 133. He was aboard when it hit a mine. He went through D-day and this happened shortly after. We have snap shots of this damaged ship in our family photos. He was a Navy gunner mate w/ 2 shoot downs. See: http://30thinfantry.org/bn_disaster.shtml.)4 
Marriage*4 May 1946 He married Juanita Ula Dunn on 4 May 1946 at age 22.2 
Death of Spouse26 Apr 1952 His wife Juanita Ula Dunn died on 26 Apr 1952 at Augusta, Richmond Co., Georgia.5,6 
Marriage*29 Mar 1953 He married Anna Sue Culbertson at Clearwater, Aiken Co., South Carolina, on 29 Mar 1953 at age 29.7 
Death of Mother16 Jan 1975 His mother Pearl Eva Tinley died on 16 Jan 1975 at Augusta, Richmond Co., Georgia.1,8,9 
Death of Father5 Mar 1981 His father James John Culpepper died on 5 Mar 1981 at Augusta, Richmond Co., Georgia.1,10 
Death*18 May 1987 He died at Augusta, Richmond Co., Georgia, on 18 May 1987 at age 63.1,11 
Burial*21 May 1987 His body was interred on 21 May 1987 at Westover Memorial Park, Augusta, Richmond Co., Georgia.12 
Biography* James, like his father, was a policeman in Richmond County, GA. 

Family 1

Juanita Ula Dunn (circa 1926 - 26 Apr 1952)
Marriage*4 May 1946 He married Juanita Ula Dunn on 4 May 1946 at age 22.2 
Children

Family 2

Anna Sue Culbertson (3 Oct 1931 - 9 Dec 1995)
Marriage*29 Mar 1953 He married Anna Sue Culbertson at Clearwater, Aiken Co., South Carolina, on 29 Mar 1953 at age 29.7 
Children
ChartsWilliam Culpepper of Warren Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited19 Jul 2010

Citations

  1. 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
  2. E-mail written 2006-2008 to Warren Culpepper from Patricia Ann Culpepper 'Pat' Bush (#49776), Augusta, GA, e-mail address.
  3. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 25, page 3A, 1554 Broad Street, Augusta, Richmond Co., GA
    Rent=$45.00, Radio=N, Farm=N
    James J. Culpepper, Head, M, 32, M, md @ 21, GA/GA/GA, Police Traffic Ofcr
    Pearl Culpepper, Wife, F, 31, M, md @ 20, GA/GA/GA
    Sarah Culpepper, Dau, F, 9, S, GA/GA/GA
    James Culpepper, Jr., Son, M, 8, S, GA/GA/GA.
  4. E-mail written 2008-2011 to Warren Culpepper from James John 'Jimmy' Culpepper III (#49773), e-mail address.
  5. Augusta Chronicle - Online Archives, Augusta, GA.
    http://augustaarchives.com/
    27 Apr 1952, Page 2. Obituary for Mrs. Juanita Dunn Culpepper, who died 26 Apr 1952 in Augusta, GA.
  6. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5426a.htm
    Juanita E. Culpepper, d. 26 Apr 1952 at 25 years in Richmond Co., GA; Res. in Richmond Co., GA.
  7. Augusta Chronicle - Online Archives, Augusta, GA.
    http://augustaarchives.com/
    5 Apr 1953, Page 11C. Wedding Announcement of Miss Anna Sue Culbertson (d/o M/M Earl Culbertson of Clearwater, SC) and Mr. James J. Culpepper, Jr., on 29 Mar 1953 in Clearwater, SC.
  8. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5426a.htm
    Pearl E. Culpepper, d. 16 Jan 1975 at 74 years in Richmond Co., GA; Res. in Richmond Co., GA, 006755.

  9. Augusta Chronicle - Online Archives, Augusta, GA.
    http://augustaarchives.com/
    17 Jan 1975, page 3B, Obituary, and 18 Jan 1975, page 3B, Funeral Notice: Mrs. James J. (Pearl Tinley) Culpepper, Sr., of Augusta, died 16 Jan 1975. Interment at Westover Memorial Park, 18 Jan 1975. Survivors include her husband; two sons, James J. Culpepper, Jr., of Martinez, and Raymond J. Culpepper of Smyrna, TN; one daughter, Mrs. Sarah E. Cordell of Clearwater, FL; and one sister, Mrs. Nellie Mae Hurst of Belvedere, SC.
  10. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5426a.htm
    James J. Culpepper, d. 5 Mar 1981 at 83 years in Richmond Co., GA; Res. in Richmond Co., GA, 009522.

  11. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5426a.htm
    James J. Culpepper, d. 18 May 1987 at 63 years in Richmond Co., GA; Res. in Richmond Co., GA, 019425.

  12. Augusta Chronicle - Online Archives, Augusta, GA.
    http://augustaarchives.com/
    20 May 1987, page 3B. Obituary. James John Culpepper, Jr., 63, a retired Captain of the Augusta Police Department and US Navy Veteran of WW-II, died 18 May 1986 at his residence. Interment 21 May 1987 in Westover Memorial Park. Survivors include his wife, Anna Culbertson Culpepper; a son, James John Culpepper, III, of Augusta; three daughters, Patricia Anne Culpepper and Sara Eve Culpepper of Augusta, and Margaret C. Westerling of Fort Campbell, KY; a sister Sara Cordell of Dunedin, FL; and a brother, Raymond J. Culpepper of Nashville, TN.
  13. Augusta Chronicle - Online Archives, Augusta, GA.
    http://augustaarchives.com/
    9 Sep 1969, page 7A. Wedding Announcement. Miss Margaret Joyce Culpepper (d/o M/M James John Culpepper, Jr.) and Roger Westerling (s/o M/M Adolph Carl Westerling of New Brockton, AL) married 23 Aug 1969 in Augusta, GA. Culpeppers in wedding party were Miss Patricia Ann Culpepper, sister (maid of honor), Miss Sara Eve Culpepper, sister (bridesmaid), and James I. Culpepper, brother (ringbearer).