Edward Wray Culpepper1,2

Male, #50503, (circa 1923 - 3 Nov 1944)
Father*Jesse Atwell Culpepper1 (2 May 1886 - 5 Oct 1970)
Mother*Fannie Lillian Williams1 (30 Jun 1888 - Dec 1967)
Birth*circa 1923 He was born circa 1923 at Virginia.1 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 William, Jesse, Alfred, Edward and Paul was listed as a son in Jesse Atwell Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Washington Ward, Portsmouth (city), Virginia.3 
1940 Census1 Apr 1940 William, Jesse, Alfred, Edward and Paul was listed as a son in Fannie Lillian Williams's household on the 1940 Census at Washington Ward, Portsmouth (city), Virginia.4 
World War II*between 1942 and 1944 He served in World War II between 1942 and 1944
(Seaman Second Class, US Navy.)5 
Death*3 Nov 1944 He died on 3 Nov 1944
Missing. Presumed Killed in Action.5,2,6,7,8 

Family

Marcelle (?)
ChartsRobert Culpepper Jr. of Lower Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited30 Sep 2012

Citations

  1. Virginian-Pilot/Ledger-Star, Norfolk, VA.
    http://www.pilotonline.com
    Obituary of Paul Andrew Culpepper, published 10 Aug 2004.
  2. Bureau of Naval Personnel (Record Group 24 / National Archives at College Park MD), compiler, World War II Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Casualties, 1941-1945, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2007.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1122
    Edward Wray Culpepper of Virginia, husband of Mrs. Marcelle Culpepper, Killed In Action.
  3. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    Portsmouth (city), VA, Washington Ward, ED 30, Page 3A, Family 53, 755 Franklin Circle
    Jessie A. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 42, md@22, VA/VA/VA, Blacksmith/Railroad, Vet=No
    Lillian F. Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 42, md@22, VA/VA/VA
    Lucille F. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 18, sng, VA/VA/VA, Telephone Operator
    Edna M. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 16, sng, VA/VA/VA
    Mary I. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 15, sng, VA/VA/VA
    William S. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 13, sng, VA/VA/VA
    Jessie A. Culpepper Jr., Son, M, Wh, 12, sng, VA/VA/VA
    Alfred M. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 9, sng, VA/VA/VA
    Ray E. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 7, sng, VA/VA/VA
    Paul A. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 4, sng, VA/VA/VA.
  4. 1940 (16th) US Census, compiled by the US Bureau of the Census, Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls., Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2442
    Portsmouth (city), VA, Washington Ward, ED 116-40, Page 9 (9 Apr 1940)
    Lines 22-29, 725 Douglas Avenue
    Lillian Culpepper, Head, F, Wh, 52, div, VA, 1935 in same place, Housework
    William S. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 23, sng, VA, 1935 in same place, Apprentice pipefitter/Navy Yard
    Jessie A. Culpepper Jr., Son, M, Wh, 21, sng, VA, 1935 in same place, Ship Fitter/Navy Yard
    Alfred M. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 19, sng, VA, 1935 in same place, Rigger/Navy Yard
    Edward A. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 16, sng, VA, 1935 in same place, Laborer/Navy Yard
    Paul A. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 14, sng, VA, 1935 in same place, School
    Edna Hrdlicka, Daughter, F, Wh, 27, md, VA, 1935 in same place, Housework
    Clarence Hrdlicka, Grandson, M, Wh, 2, sng, VA.
  5. 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
    Seaman 2nd Class Edward W. Culpepper.
  6. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War II and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2000.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4283
    Edward W Culpepper, Seaman Second Class
    Inducted From: Virginia
    Combat Organization: United States Navy Reserve
    Death Date: 4 Nov 1945
    Monument: Fort William Mckinley, Manila, The Philippines
    Last Known Status: Missing
    U.S. Awards: Purple Heart Medal.
  7. US Dept. of Defense, compiler, U.S. WW-II Military Personnel Missing In Action or Lost At Sea, 1941-1946, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2007.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1199
    Edward W Culpepper
    Date of Loss: 3 Nov 1944
    Branch: U.S. Navy Reserves
    Rank: S2C
    Service Number: 8361176
    Status: Missing in Action.
  8. American Battle Monuments Online Database, American Battle Monuments Commission, 2005.
    http://www.abmc.gov/
    Edward W. Culpepper, Virginia, Seaman Second Class, United States Navy Reserve, Died 4 Nov 1945, Monument in Fort William Mckinley, Manila, The Philippines, Status: missing, Awards: Purple Heart Medal.