Col. Theodore Talbot Culpepper1,2

Male, #51468, (2 Jul 1921 - 12 Oct 1988)
Father*Lt. Col. Ralph Wick Culpepper1 (13 Aug 1894 - 10 Dec 1955)
Mother*Cora H. Dietrich1,3 (14 Jan 1894 - 13 Jan 1982)
Birth*2 Jul 1921 He was born on 2 Jul 1921 at New York.1,2,3 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Theodore was listed as a son in Lt. Col. Ralph Wick Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at US Marine Barracks, Parris Island, Beaufort Co., South Carolina.1 
World War II*between 1942 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1942 and 1945
(US Marine Corps.)2 
Military service*between 1942 and 1975 Colonel in the US Marine Corps.2 
Death of Father10 Dec 1955 His father Lt. Col. Ralph Wick Culpepper died on 10 Dec 1955 at Atlanta, Fulton Co., Georgia.4 
Death of Mother13 Jan 1982 His mother Cora H. Dietrich died on 13 Jan 1982 at Salisbury, Rowan Co., North Carolina.5,6 
Death*12 Oct 1988 He died at Santa Barbara Co., California, on 12 Oct 1988 at age 67.2,3 
Burial*7 Feb 1989 His body was interred on 7 Feb 1989 at National Memoria Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu Co., Hawaii.2 


ChartsOrphan / John J. Culpepper of Jackson Co., FL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited18 Oct 2008


  1. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 11, Sheet 2B, Line 84, US Marine Barracks, Parris Island, Beaufort Co., SC
    Rent=$80, Radio=N, Farm=N
    Ralph W. Culpepper, Head, M, 35, md@25, GA/GA/GA, Marine Officer, Vet=Y
    Cora H. Culpepper, Wife, F, 36, md@25, CT/CT/GA
    Theodore T. Culpepper, Son, M, 8, Sng, NY/GA/CT
    Louise H. Culpepper, Daughter, F, 7, Sng, MA/GA/CT
    Katie Frasier, Servant, F, Black, 19, Sng, SC/SC/SC, Servant for private family.
  2. National Cemetery Administration, compiler, US Veterans Gravesites, 1775-2006, Online database at, 2006.
    Theodore Talbot Culpepper, 2 Jul 1921 - 12 Oct 1988, Served 4 Aug 1942 to 30 Jun 1975 as Colonel in the US Marine Corps, Interred 7 Feb 1989 in National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Section X, Site 805-A.
  3. State of California Department of Health Services / Center for Health Statistics, compiler, California Death Index, 1940-1997, Online database at, 2000.
    Theodore Talbot Culpepper, Male, born 2 Jul 1921 in New York, died 12 Oct 1988 (67Yrs) in Santa Barbara Co., CA, Mother's Name: Dietrich.
  4. National Cemetery Administration, compiler, US Veterans Gravesites, 1775-2006, Online database at, 2006.
    Ralph Wick Culpepper, 13 Aug 1894 - 10 Dec 1955, Served as Lt. Colonel in the US Marine Corps, Interred 14 Dec 1955 in Arlington National Cemetery, Section 30, Site 893.
  5. The Generations Network Inc., compiler, North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-1996, Online database at, 2005.
    Cora Dietrich Culpepper, Female, White, Widowed, born 14 Jan 1894 in CT, died 13 Jan 1982 in Salisbury, Rowan Co., NC, burial out of state.
  6. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at
  7. Inc. (Original data: Register of Deeds. North Carolina Birth Indexes. Raleigh NC State Archives), compiler, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, Online database at, 2005.
    Theodore Talbert Culpepper is the father of Craig La Rue Culpepper, born __ 1949 in Onslow Co., NC.