Vernon Paul Culpepper1

Male, #49536, (31 Dec 1919 - 17 Jan 1945)
Father*George Evans Culpepper1 (Jul 1878 - 6 Aug 1944)
Mother*Lina F. Pace1 (Mar 1881 - 1935)
Birth*31 Dec 1919 He was born on 31 Dec 1919 at Durant, Bryan Co., Oklahoma.1,2 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 G and Vernon was listed as a son in George Evans Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Calera, Bryan Co., Oklahoma.1 
Death of Mother1935 His mother Lina F. Pace died in 1935.3 
Marriage*circa 1940 He married Ethyl Lou Martin at Lewisville, Denton Co., Texas, circa 1940.4 
World War II*between 1943 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1943 and 1945
(Pfc, Co D, 735th Tank Batallion, US Army.)4 
Death of Father6 Aug 1944 His father George Evans Culpepper died on 6 Aug 1944 at Dallas Co., Texas.5,3 
Death*17 Jan 1945 He died at Luxembourg on 17 Jan 1945 at age 25
Killed in action.4,2,6 
Burial*circa 1945 His body was interred circa 1945 at Old Hall Cemetery, Denton, Denton Co., Texas.2,6 

Family

Ethyl Lou Martin (14 Oct 1922 - 16 Jul 2005)
Marriage*circa 1940 He married Ethyl Lou Martin at Lewisville, Denton Co., Texas, circa 1940.4 
Children
ChartsBenjamin (son of Joseph) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited3 Sep 2010

Citations

  1. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 18, Sheet 3B, Pg 148, Calera, Bryan Co., OK
    Rent=Y, Radio=N, Farm=Y, Military=N
    George E. Culpepper, Head, M, 50, M, md@21, TX TN US, Farmer
    Lina A. Culpepper, Wife, F, 49, M, md@18, TX MO VA
    G. W. Culpepper, Son, M, 16, S, OK TX TX
    Francis Culpepper, Dau, F, 12, S, OK TX TX
    U (or V) Paul Culpepper, Son, M, 10, S, OK TX TX
    Eugene Prentice, Son-in-Law M, 22, M, md@21, OK AL US, Laborer-Farm
    Leah Prentice, Dau, F, 19, M, md@18, OK TX TX.
  2. Tombstone.
  3. Tombstone.
    Perry Cemetery, Carrollton, TX:
    + George E. Culpepper, 1878 – 1944
    + Lina F. Culpepper, 1881 – 1935.
  4. Lewisville Leader, Lewisville, TX.
    http://www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?brd=1426&Nav_Sec=68882
    Obituary of Ethyl Lou Martin Culpepper, published 26 Jul 2005.
  5. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    George Evans Culpepper, died 6 Aug 1944 in Dallas Co., TX.
  6. Quartermaster General’s Office, compiler, U.S. Rosters of World War II Dead, 1939-1945, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2007.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1102
    Name: Vernon P Culpepper
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Religion: Protestant
    Cemetery Name: Texas
    Disposition: According to next of kin
    Service Branch: Army
    Rank: Private First Class
    Service Number: 6276704.
  7. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Ronald Paul Culpepper, Male, born __ 1941 in Denton Co., Texas, child of Vernon Paul Culpepper and Ethyl Lou Martin.
  8. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Rebecca Lou Culpepper, Female, born __ 1943 in Denton Co., Texas, child of Vernon Paul Culpepper and Ethel Lou Martin.