James T. Culpepper1

Male, #50698, (11 Jan 1915 - 11 Feb 1986)
Father*Arthur Culpepper2 (10 Aug 1886 - 22 Jan 1966)
Mother*Mary S. Bussey2 (c 1882 - 17 Feb 1971)
African* He was an African-American.1 
Birth*11 Jan 1915 He was born on 11 Jan 1915 at Georgia.3,1 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Richard, James, Julius and M. was listed as a son in Arthur Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Butler, Taylor Co., Georgia.2 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Georgia.3 
Residence*Feb 1942 James resided at Talbot Co., Georgia, in Feb 1942.1 
World War II*between 1942 and 1945 He enlisted in Fort Benning, Chattahoochee Co., Georgia, and served in World War II between 1942 and 1945
(Private First Class, US Army.)1,4 
Death of Father22 Jan 1966 His father Arthur Culpepper died on 22 Jan 1966 at Talbotton, Talbot Co., Georgia.3,5 
Death of Mother17 Feb 1971 His mother Mary S. Bussey died on 17 Feb 1971 at Talbot Co., Georgia.6 
ResidenceFeb 1986 James resided at Talbot Co., Georgia, in Feb 1986.7 
Death*11 Feb 1986 He died at Macon, Bibb Co., Georgia, on 11 Feb 1986 at age 71.3,7 
Obituary*14 Feb 1986 James T. CULPEPPER, 71, of Box 401, died Tuesday at Tuskegee (Ala.) Veterans Administration Hospital [Elmore County, Alabama].
     The funeral and burial will be 11 a.m. Sunday at Salem Primitive Baptist Church, Talbotton, according to Lamar's Funeral home.
     Mr. CULPEPPER was born Jan 11, 1915, in Talbot County, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur CULPEPPER. He was a retired oil refinery foreman and an Army veteran of World War II.
     Survivors include a son, James T. CULPEPPER Jr., of Compton, Calif; four daughters, Caroline CULPEPPER, Lynne CULPEPPER, both of Compton, Lillie Mae CULPEPPER of Chicago and Josephine C. LITTLEJOHN of Lynwood, Calif; three brothers, Willie J. CULPEPPER of Waverly Hall, Richard CULPEPPER of Los Angeles and Gentle [=General] CULPEPPER of Talbotton; three sisters, Carrie BELL of Los Angeles, Jenice McCOREY and Mattie M. THOMAS, both of Talbotton; eight grandchildren, a great-great-grandchild.8 
Burial*16 Feb 1986 His body was interred on 16 Feb 1986 at Salem Primitive Baptist Cemetery, Olive Branch, Talbot Co., Georgia.4,8 

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Last Edited10 Nov 2011

Citations

  1. 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
    James T Culpepper, Black, Divorced, born 1915 in Georgia, residing in Talbot Co., Georgia, enlisted as a Private in the US Army on 15 Feb 1942 in Fort Benning, Georgia.
  2. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 7, Page 6B, Anc.com image 457.0, Family 125, Butler, Taylor Co., GA (10 Apr 1930)
    Rent=$2, Radio=N, Farm=Y
    Arthur Culpepper, Head, M, Black, 50, md@25, GA/GA/GA, Farmer, WW-I=No
    Mary S. Culpepper, Wife, F, Black, 48, md@23, GA/GA/GA
    Cary L. Culpepper, Dau, F, Black, 19, sng, GA/GA/GA
    Richard Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 16, sng, GA/GA/GA, Farm Laborer
    Jimmie T. Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 14, sng, GA/GA/GA
    Julius Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 12, sng, GA/GA/GA
    Jessie M. Culpepper, Dau, F, Black, 9, sng, GA/GA/GA
    M. C. Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 8, sng, GA/GA/GA
    Mattie M. Culpepper, Dau, F, Black, 6, sng, GA/GA/GA
    General L. Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 4 4/12, sng, GA/GA/GA.
  3. 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
  4. E-mail written 1998-2012 to Lew Griffin & Warren Culpepper from John Mallory Land, Columbus, GA, e-mail address (Feb 2012).
    Salem Primitive Baptist Cemetery at or near the Olive Branch community in Talbot County, Georgia: James T. CULPEPPER (11 JAN 1915 - 11 FEB 1986), Private First Class, US Army, World War II - FindAGrave.com Memorial #44473698.
  5. 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
    Arthur Culpepper, Black, d. 22 Jan 1966 at 82 years in Talbot Co., GA; Res. in Talbot Co., GA, # 003805.
  6. 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
    Mary B. CULPEPPER, Colored female, died 17 FEB 1971, aged 79 years, in Talbot County, Georgia, as a resident of the same county, death certificate #007400.
  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
    J. T. Culpepper (Black), d. 11 Feb 1986 at 71 years residing in Talbot Co., GA.
  8. Ledger-Enquirer, Columbus (Muscogee Co.), GA.
    http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/
    Obituary of James T. Culpepper (#50698), published Friday, 14 Feb 1986, p. B-2 (Provided to Culpepper Connections by James M. Land).
  9. Center for Health Statistics / California Department of Health Services, compiler, California Birth Records, 1905-1995, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5247
    Josephine Culpepper, __ 1947, F, Terry.
  10. Center for Health Statistics / California Department of Health Services, compiler, California Birth Records, 1905-1995, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5247
    Matt D Culpepper, __ 1956, M, Terry.
  11. Center for Health Statistics / California Department of Health Services, compiler, California Birth Records, 1905-1995, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5247
    Michele D Culpepper, __ 1959, F, Terry.