Cleveland Culpepper1

Male, #53761, (1 Jul 1918 - 3 Nov 1983)
Father*James Culpepper1 (c 1889 - 5 Aug 1931)
Mother*Mary Thomas1 (c 1881 - )
African* He was an African-American. 
Birth*1 Jul 1918 He was born on 1 Jul 1918 at Arkansas.1,2,3 
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 Eddie, Bannie, Willie, Jessie and Cleveland was listed as a grandson in Clinton Culpepper's household on the 1920 Census at Panola Co., Texas.4 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Jessie and Cleveland was listed as a son in an unknown person 's household on the 1930 Census at Panola Co., Texas.1 
Death of Father5 Aug 1931 His father James Culpepper died on 5 Aug 1931 at Panola Co., Texas.5 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Louisiana.3 
Residence*1942 Cleveland resided at Panola Co., Texas, in 1942.6 
World War II*between 1942 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1942 and 1945.6 
Death*3 Nov 1983 He died at Richmond, Contra Costa Co., California, on 3 Nov 1983 at age 65.2,3 


Gracie Lee Cox
ChartsOrphan / James Culpepper of DeSoto Parish, LA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited6 Apr 2009


  1. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 13, Page 12B, Lines 73-78, Pct. 5, Panola Co., Texas (23 Apr 1930)
    Rents Home, Radio=N, Farm=Y
    Jim Culpepper, Head, M, Black, 47, md@23, LA/LA/LA, Farmer
    Mary Culpepper, Wife, F, Black, 48, md@19, LA/LA/LA
    Jessie Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 15, sng, TX/LA/LA, Farm Laborer
    Cleavland Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 11, sng, AR/LA/LA
    Willie Thomas, StepSon, M, Black, 21, sng, LA/LA/LA, Farmer
    Cora Thomas, Granddaughter, F, Black, 5, sng, TX/LA/TX.
  2. State of California Department of Health Services / Center for Health Statistics, compiler, California Death Index, 1940-1997, Online database at, 2000.
    Cleveland Culpepper, M, 1 Jul 1918, Arkansas, 3 Nov 1983, 65Yrs, Thomas,.
  3. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at
  4. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 162, Sheet 15B, Lines 67-76, Pct. 5, Panola Co., TX (26 Jan 1920)
    Clenton Culpepper, Head, M, Mulatto, 64, md, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    Lizzie Culpepper, Wife, F, Mulatto, 51, md, LA/GA/AL
    Bernard L. Culpepper, Son, M, Mulatto, 11, sng, LA/GA/LA
    Mary Culpepper, Daughter-in-law, F, Black, 37, wid, LA/LA/LA
    Eddie L. Culpepper, Grandson, M, Black, 17, sng, LA/LA/LA
    Bannie Culpepper, Grandson, M, Black, 15, sng, LA/LA/LA
    Willie Culpepper, Grandson, M, Black, 11, sng, LA/LA/LA
    Eddie Culpepper, Granddaughter, F, Black, 4 2/12, sng, LA/LA/LA
    Jessie Culpepper, Grandson, M, Black, 4 2/12, sng, LA/LA/LA
    Cleaveland Culpepper, Grandson, M, Black, 1 1/12, sng, LA/LA/LA.
  5. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at, 2006.
    Jim Culpepper died 5 Aug 1931 in Panola Co., TX, 59706.
  6. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at, 2005.
    Cleveland Culpepper, Black, born 1918 in Arkansas; Resides in Panola Co., TX; Enlisted 28 Sep 1942 at Shreveport, LA in the US Army as a Private; Education: 3 years of high school; Occupation: Medical Equipment Maintenance Technician, Single, with dependents; Height: 68 in., Weight: 160.