Irving Waterman Culpepper1,2,3

Male, #46900, (6 Dec 1923 - 2 Sep 1991)
Father*Irvin Cyril Culpepper (7 Sep 1899 - Aug 1984)
Mother*Adelaide Lake1 (2 Oct 1903 - Jul 1985)
African* He was an African-American. 
Birth*6 Dec 1923 He was born on 6 Dec 1923 at New York.1,2,4 
Travel*16 Mar 1926 He and Adelaide Culpepper arrived on 16 Mar 1926 at New York City, New York Co., New York, from Antigua, BWI on the S.S. Dominica.5 
Travel*2 Jul 1931 He and Lionel R. Culpepper arrived on 2 Jul 1931 at New York City, New York Co., New York, from Antigua, BWI on the S.S. Dominica.4 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in New York.2 
World War II*between 1943 and 1946 He served in World War II between 1943 and 1946
(US Navy.)3 
Biography*between 1943 and 1985 Alxis Culpepper wrote: "(My father) was a WWII Veteran; he was in the UNITED STATES NAVY from 1943-1946; he was a student at CCNY (City College of New York); Eight years after the war he joined the NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT where he later was made Sergeant; he worked with the NYPD FROM 1954-1985; He used to walk a beat, and drove the patrol car and then when he made Sergeant, he worked as a supervisor with '911' at Police Headquarters located at 1 Police Plaza, New York City."3 
Death of FatherAug 1984 His father Irvin Cyril Culpepper died in Aug 1984 at Saint Johns, Antigua and Barbuda.6,2 
Death of MotherJul 1985 His mother Adelaide Lake died in Jul 1985 at Saint Johns, Antigua and Barbuda.6,2 
Death*2 Sep 1991 He died at Cambria Heights, Queens Co., New York, on 2 Sep 1991 at age 67.2 

Family

Leona Maria George
Children
ChartsOrphan / Edward Culpepper of Barbados & New York: Descendant Chart
Last Edited27 Jul 2010

Citations

  1. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    350 West 139th Street, Manhattan, New York Co., NY, ED 985, Page 11A
    Rent=$35, Radio=Y, Farm=N (Black) (Also see in Ellis Island Records)
    Sidney Culpeper, Head, 41, md @ 20, BWI/BWI/BWI, Machinist at Wire Factory
    Miriam Culpeper, Wife, 41, md @ 20, British Guiana/BG/BG
    Preston Culpeper, Son, 17, NY/BWI/BG
    Winifred Culpeper, Daughter, 15, NY/BWI/BG
    Sidney Culpeper, Son, 12, NY/BWI/BG
    Iris Culpeper, Daughter, 9, NY/BWI/BG
    Irving Culpeper, Son, 7, NY/BWI/BG
    Charles Williams, Lodger, 25, Single, Virgin Islands/VI/VI, Shipping clerk in factory.
  2. 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
  3. E-mail written 22 Jul 2010 to Warren Culpepper from Alexis Marie Culpepper (#61576), e-mail address.
  4. National Archives/Washington D.C., compiler, New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7488
    Irving W. Culpepper, age 7, born 6 Dec 1923 in NYC, and Lionel R. Culpepper, age 6, born 27 May 1925 in NYC, arrived in the Port of New York on 2 Jul 1931 on the Dominica from Antigua, BWI.
  5. National Archives/Washington D.C., compiler, New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7488
    Adelaide Lake Culpepper, age 22, a British citizen, and her son, Irving W. Culpepper, age 2, a US citizen, arrived in the Port of New York on 16 mar 1926 on the Dominica from Antigua, BWI.
  6. E-mail written 17 Feb 2010 to Warren Culpepper from Deslyn Culpepper (#61245), e-mail address.