Joseph Evans Culpepper1,2

Male, #47590, (13 Oct 1904 - 13 Aug 1966)
Father*Joseph Elisha Culpepper1 (9 Apr 1872 - 13 Feb 1946)
Mother*Emily Evans Jeter1 (21 Mar 1882 - 21 Dec 1939)
DNA* Joseph has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Elisha Culpepper of Talbot Co., GA, who is a 2-great-grandson of Benjamin Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC and 4-great-grandson of Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Name Variation He was also known as Joseph E. Culpepper Jr.
(Joseph used Jr. in his early years, since his middle initial was E, but his middle name was actually Evans.)2 
Birth*13 Oct 1904 He was born on 13 Oct 1904 at Georgia.1,3,4
Joseph Evans Culpepper
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 Joseph and William was listed as a son in Joseph Elisha Culpepper's household on the 1910 Census at Inverness, Citrus Co., Florida.5 
Portrait*circa 1925 He was in a portrait circa 1925:
From Dr. Joseph A. Culpepper:
Portrait of my father, Joseph Evans Culpepper, painted by his mother, Emily Evans Jeter, when he was a young man, about 1925. She graduated from Wesleyan College in Macon, Ga. with an art degree & was an art teacher in Valdosta.2
Joseph Evans Culpepper
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Joseph and William was listed as a son in Joseph Elisha Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Valdosta, Lowndes Co., Georgia.1 
Death of Mother21 Dec 1939 His mother Emily Evans Jeter died on 21 Dec 1939.6 
Marriage*11 Apr 1942 He married Helen Roosevelt Erwin on 11 Apr 1942 at age 37.7 
World War II*between 1942 and 1945 He enlisted in Moody Field, Valdosta, Lowndes Co., Georgia, and served in World War II between 1942 and 1945
(US Army Air Corp.)8,2
Joseph Evans Culpepper
Joseph Evans Culpepper
Death of Father13 Feb 1946 His father Joseph Elisha Culpepper died on 13 Feb 1946 at Lowndes Co., Georgia.9 
Death*13 Aug 1966 He died at Macon, Bibb Co., Georgia, on 13 Aug 1966 at age 61.3,4 
Burial*say 17 Aug 1966 His body was interred say 17 Aug 1966 at Riverside Cemetery, Macon, Bibb Co., Georgia.4 
Biography*2 Feb 2018 Joseph was T-Corporal in the Finance Dept. at Moody Field. He was a bank teller before the war, then served as a bookkeeper for several different companiesin Macon, Ga, & a deacon & elder at First Christian Church in Macon.2 

Family

Helen Roosevelt Erwin (11 Mar 1911 - 26 Dec 1983)
Marriage*11 Apr 1942 He married Helen Roosevelt Erwin on 11 Apr 1942 at age 37.7 
Children
ChartsBenjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited12 Feb 2018

Citations

  1. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 4, page 12B, Oak Street, Valdosta, Lowndes Co., GA
    Home=$20,000, Radio=N, Farm=N
    Joseph E. Culpepper, Head, 50, md @ 30, GA, GA, GA, Accountant at Cotton Mill
    Evan G. Culpepper, Wife, 45, md @ 25, GA, GA, GA
    Joseph E. Culpepper, Jr., Son, 25, GA, GA, GA, Bookkeeper at Bank
    William J. Culpepper, Son, 20, GA, GA, GA, Bookkeeper at Fertilizer Company.
  2. E-mail written 2008-2018 to Warren Culpepper from Dr. Joseph Aurel Culpepper (#58181), Bloomington, IL, e-mail address.
  3. 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
    Joseph E. Culpepper, d. 13 Aug 1966 at 62 years in Bibb Co., GA; Res. in Bibb Co., GA.
  4. Find a Grave (online database)
    http://www.findagrave.com
    Memorial ID 56884090.
  5. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 3, Page 231, Lines 39-43, Inverness, Citrus Co., FL
    Joe E. Culpepper, Head, M, 38, md1-7 yrs, GA/GA/GA, Bookkeeper/Saw Mill
    Evans Culpepper, Wife, F, 28, md1-7 yrs, ch 3/3, GA/GA/GA
    Joe E. Culpepper Jr., Son, M, 5, Sng, GA/GA/GA
    Daisy May Culpepper, Daughter, F, 3, Sng, GA/GA/GA
    Will G. Culpepper, Son, M, 8/12, Sng, GA/GA/GA.
  6. Charles W. Adams, compiler, Survey of Lowndes Co., GA Cemeteries, 1825-1987, Valdosta, GA: Colson Print., 1988, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Book: 975.8864 V3a.
    Sunset Hill Cemetery, Valdosta, Lowndes Co., GA
    + Joseph Elisha Culpepper, 9 Apr 1872 – 13 Feb 1946
    + Emily Evans Jeter Culpepper, 21 Mar 1882 – 21 Dec 1939.
  7. Lowndes County Court of the Ordinary, Lowndes Co., GA Marriages, 1870 - 1944, Salt Lake City, UT: Genealogical Society of Utah , 1967, 1990, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. Films # 514,703 - 514,707.
    J. E. Culpepper, Jr. and Helen R. Erwin on 11 Apr 1942 in Lowndes Co., GA, Book K-531.
  8. 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
    Joseph E Culpepper Jr., White, Married, born 1904 in Georgia, residing in Lowndes Co., Georgia, enlisted as a Private in the US Army Air Corps on 6 Sep 1942 in Moody Field, Valdosta, Georgia.
  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
    J. E. Culpepper Sr., 13 Feb 1946 at 74 years in Lowndes Co., GA; Res. in Lowndes Co., GA.
  10. E-mail written March 2008 to Warren Culpepper from Emily Erwin Culpepper (#58183), Pomona CA and Macon GA, e-mail address.