William Edward Culpepper1,2

Male, #4690, (19 Nov 1914 - 4 Jan 2005)
Father*James Edward Culpepper (3 Jan 1889 - 2 Mar 1970)
Mother*Annie Lee Clark (c 1890 - )
Birth*19 Nov 1914 William was born at Pelham, Mitchell Co., Georgia, on 19 Nov 1914.3,4 
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 William and James was listed as a son in James Edward Culpepper's household on the 1920 Census at Mapleton, Mitchell Co., Georgia.3 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Florida.4 
ResidenceAug 1941 William resided at Dade Co., Florida, in Aug 1941.5 
World War II*between 1941 and 1945 He enlisted in Camp Blanding, Clay Co., Florida, and served in World War II between 1941 and 1945
((Joined the U.S.Army Air Corp in August of 1941 and discharged as Tech/Sgt. in October 1945. While in the service he was stationed in Puerto Rico.)5 
Marriage*say 1948 He married Marjorie Gladyne Nixon say 1948. 
Death of Father2 Mar 1970 His father James Edward Culpepper died on 2 Mar 1970 at Leon Co., Florida.4,6 
Residence*Jun 2001 William resided at Houston, Harris Co., Texas, in Jun 2001. 
Death of Spouse10 Oct 2001 His wife Marjorie Gladyne Nixon died on 10 Oct 2001 at Houston, Harris Co., Texas.4 
Death*4 Jan 2005 He died at Houston, Harris Co., Texas, on 4 Jan 2005 at age 90.7,4 
Obituary*6 Jan 2005 William Edward Culpepper, 90, of Houston, Tx., devoted Dad, Papa, and Grandpapa, passed away January 4, 2005. He was born in Pelham Georgia and was a World War II veteran. Ed was a 50+ year member of the Shriners and also a member of Oleeta - West Dade Florida Masons. He was a member of the Westminster Methodist Church. Ed spent his entire career in the wholesale produce business. He is preceded in death by his wife Marjorie Nixon Culpepper. Ed is survived by his daughters: Sandy Engel and husband Bob, LouAnn Davis and husband Mark; Son: Jim Culpepper; Grandchildren: Teresa Engel, Rob Engel, Chris McDaniel, Mark Engel and wife Jennifer, Ann Engel, Holly Sanders and husband Shane, Jason Culpepper, Devin Culpepper, Justin Culpepper, Shannon Culpepper, Steven Davis, and Laura Davis; Great Grandchildren: Jon Engel, Kaden Sanders, and Christina Engel, Danny Gifford, and Kaitlyn Gifford. Visitation will be from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Friday, January 7, 2004 at J. B. Earthman Tanglewood Funeral Directors, 5740 San Felipe @ Bering. The interment will be private.7 


Marjorie Gladyne Nixon (22 Jul 1920 - 10 Oct 2001)
Marriage*say 1948 He married Marjorie Gladyne Nixon say 1948. 
ChartsOrphan / Allison Culpepper of Webster Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited19 Jul 2010


  1. E-mail written 1999 to Lew Griffin from Holly Ann Culpepper (#36905), Atlanta, GA.
  2. E-mail written Jun 2001 to Warren L. Culpepper from Barbara J. Jollay.
  3. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 97, page 15A; Mapleton District, Mitchell Co., GA
    James E. Culpepper, Head, M, 31, M, GA/FL/GA, Farmer
    Annie L. Culpepper, Wife, F, 28, M, GA/GA/GA
    Gladys Culpepper, Dau, F, 9, S, GA/GA/GA
    Myrtis Culpepper, Dau, F, 7, S, GA/GA/GA
    William E. Culpepper, Son, M, 5, S, GA/GA/GA
    James C. Culpepper, Son, M, 3 6/12, S, GA/GA/GA.
  4. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
  5. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    William E Culpepper, White, Divorced, born 1914 in Georgia, residing in Dade Co., Florida, enlisted as a Private in the US Army Air Corps on 20 Aug 1941 at Camp Blanding, Florida.
  6. State of Florida Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Florida Death Index, 1936-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2004.
    James Edward Culpepper, Leon Co., FL, White, 03 Jan 1889 - 02 Mar 1970.
  7. The Houston Chronicle, Houston (Harris Co.), TX.
    Obituary of William Edward Culpepper, published 6 Jan 2005.