John Sheppard Culpepper Jr.1

Male, #47445, (27 Jan 1923 - 17 Feb 1994)
Father*John Sheppard Culpepper1 (27 Oct 1882 - 8 Jan 1952)
Mother*Orissa Viola Dunaway1 (24 Jul 1885 - 19 May 1972)
Birth*27 Jan 1923 He was born on 27 Jan 1923 at Dearing, McDuffie Co., Georgia.1,2 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Robert, James and John was listed as a son in John Sheppard Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Columbia Co., Georgia.1 
Residence*1944 John resided at Columbia Co., Georgia, in 1944.3 
World War II*between 1944 and 1945 He enlisted in Fort McPherson, Fulton Co., Georgia, and served in World War II between 1944 and 1945
(US Army.)3 
Military service*from 1946 to 1970 US Army.4 
Marriage*say 1949 He married Laura Jean Boggs say 1949.5 
Korean War*between 1950 and 1953 He served as an officer in the Korean War between 1950 and 1953
(2nd Lieutenant, Field Communications Chief, Infantry, Regular Army. On 27 Jul 1950 in South Korea, John was seriously was wounded in action by a missile. On 18 Sep 1950, he returned to duty.)6 
Death of Father8 Jan 1952 His father John Sheppard Culpepper died on 8 Jan 1952 at Evans, Columbia Co., Georgia.7 
Relocation*1970 He relocated in 1970 at Jekyll Island, Glynn Co., Georgia,4 
Death of Mother19 May 1972 His mother Orissa Viola Dunaway died on 19 May 1972 at Keysville, Burke Co., Georgia.2 
Death of Spouse4 Feb 1994 His wife Laura Jean Boggs died on 4 Feb 1994 at Jekyll Island, Glynn Co., Georgia.8,2,9 
Death*17 Feb 1994 He died at Jekyll Island, Glynn Co., Georgia, on 17 Feb 1994 at age 71.4,2,10 
Burial*20 Feb 1994 His body was interred on 20 Feb 1994 at Winterville City Cemetery, Winterville, Clarke Co., Georgia.8,4 

Family

Laura Jean Boggs (5 May 1925 - 4 Feb 1994)
Marriage*say 1949 He married Laura Jean Boggs say 1949.5 
Children
ChartsWilliam Culpepper of Warren Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited14 Mar 2011

Citations

  1. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED1, page 16A, Militia District 125, Columbia Co., GA
    Rents, Radio=N, Farm=Y
    John S. Culpepper, Head, M, 48, M, md @ 35, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    Orisa Culpepper, Wife, F, 43, M, md @ 28, GA/GA/GA
    Hester Culpepper, Son, M, 15, S, GA/GA/GA, Farm Laborer
    Raymond Culpepper, Son, M, 13, S, GA/GA/GA, Farm Laborer
    John S. Culpepper, Jr., Son, M, 7, S, GA/GA/GA.
  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. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8939
    John S Culpepper Jr., White, Single, born 1923 in Georgia, residing in Columbia Co., Georgia, enlisted as a Private in the US Army on 8 Dec 1944 at Fort McPherson, Georgia.
  4. Augusta Chronicle - Online Archives, Augusta, GA.
    http://augustaarchives.com/
    19 Feb 1994, page 14A. Death Announcement for Mr. John Sheppard Culpepper, Jr., 71, of Jekyll Island, GA, on 17 Feb 1994 in Jekyll Island, GA. Interment there in Winterville Cemetery on 20 Feb 1994. Had resided at Jekyll for past 24 years, after 26 years of service. Survivors include two sons, John S. Culpepper, III of Athens, and Jeffrey L. Culpepper of Jekyll; two borthers, Raymond and Haskell Culpepper, both of Evans, GA; plus two grandchildren.
  5. Athens-Clarke County, GA Cemeteries, Athens Historical Society, 1999
    Winterville City Cemetery (Section D), Winterville, Clarke Co., GA
    + John S. Culpepper, Jr., 1923-1994, Lt. Col., US Army
    + Laura Jean Boggs, 1925-1994.
  6. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, Korean War Casualties, 1950-1957, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?sourceid=4717&dbid=1033
  7. 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
    John S. Culpepper, d. 8 Jan 1952 at 69 years in Columbia Co., GA; Res. in Columbia Co., GA.
  8. Athens-Clarke County, GA Cemeteries, Athens Historical Society, 1999.
    Winterville City Cemetery (Section D):
    * John S. Culpepper, Jr. 1923-1994, Lt. Col., US Army
    * Laura Jean Boggs, 1925-1994.
  9. 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
    Laura Culpepper, d. 4 Feb 1994 at 68 years in Glynn Co., GA; Res. in Glynn Co., GA.
  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
    John S. Culpepper, d. 17 Feb 1994 at 71 years in Glynn Co., GA; Res. in Glynn Co., GA.