Calvin Clarke Culpepper1

Male, #5569, (8 May 1893 - 9 Nov 1918)
Father*Moses Columbus Culpepper (20 Dec 1872 - 14 Aug 1900)
Mother*Joanna Catrett (15 Sep 1874 - 13 Mar 1943)
Birth*8 May 1893 Calvin was born at Banks, Pike Co., Alabama, on 8 May 1893.2 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Moses and Calvin was listed as a son in Moses Columbus Culpepper's household on the 1900 Census at Geneva Co., Alabama.3 
Death of Father14 Aug 1900 His father Moses Columbus Culpepper died on 14 Aug 1900 at Geneva Co., Alabama
WWI Draft Reg*5 Jun 1917 He registered for the WW-I draft on 5 Jun 1917 at Geneva Co., Alabama.2 
Marriage*1917 He married Burma McAlilley at Coffee Springs, Geneva Co., Alabama, in 1917.4 
World War I*between 1917 and 1918 He served in World War I between 1917 and 1918
(Calvin C. Culpepper, Private, U.S. Army, 322nd Infantry Regiment, 81st Infantry Division, Entered the Service from Alabama; Died November 9, 1918.)5 
Death*9 Nov 1918 He died at France on 9 Nov 1918 at age 25.5 
Burial*after 9 Nov 1918 His body was interred after 9 Nov 1918 at St. Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiaucourt, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France. Plot D, Row 12, Grave 10.5,6 
Biography* Marilyn Richardson Rice wrote on 21 Aug 2011: "Shortly after World War 1 the American Gold Star Mothers, Inc. was formed in the United States. My grandmother (Joanna Catrett Culpepper) and many other mothers were given a trip to France, on a big ship, to visit the grave of their loved one. I saw pictures of her sitting in a chair by Calvin's grave." 

Family

Burma McAlilley (say 1896 - Jan 1919)
Marriage*1917 He married Burma McAlilley at Coffee Springs, Geneva Co., Alabama, in 1917.4 
Child
ChartsJoseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited26 Aug 2011

Citations

  1. E-mail written 1999 to Lew Griffin from Kenneth Wade Jones.
  2. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482
    Calvin Clarke Culpepper, Coffee Springs, Geneva Co., AL, born 8 May 1893 in Banks, AL, Farmer, Single, Private in Infantry for 3 yrs in Alabama National Guard, Medium Height, Medium Build, Gray Eyes, Brown Hair, Registered 5 Jun 1917 at Geneva, AL.
  3. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED and Page Unknown, Geneva Co., AL (Transcribed by Lew Griffin)
    Moses C. Culpepper, Head, W, M, Dec 1872, 27, md, AL
    Joana Culpepper, Wife, W, F, Aug 1874, 25, md, AL
    Lucy Culpepper, Daughter, W, F, Nov 1891, 8, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Calvin Culpepper, Son, W, M, May 1893, 7, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Minnie Culpepper, Daughter, W, F, Dec 1894, 5, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Frances Culpepper, Daughter, W, F, May 1896, 4, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Vester Culpepper, Daughter, W, F, Oct 1897, 2, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Wesley Culpepper, Son, W, M, Oct 1899, 0, sng, AL/AL/AL.
  4. Rochelle T. Farris and Lavina Jordan Helms, Coffee Springs, Alabama: A History, Montgomery, Alabama: Herff Jones Yearbook Publications, 1982, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.1292/C1 H2f.
    p. 63, 247.
  5. American Battle Monuments Online Database, American Battle Monuments Commission, 2005.
    http://www.abmc.gov/
  6. Patricia Sewell and Cecilia Palin, compiler, US World War I Mother's Pilgrimage, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1999.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4224
    Mrs. Joanna Brown, Route 1, Coffee Springs, Geneva Co., AL, Mother of Calvin C. Culpepper, Private, Co. C, 322 Infantry, buried at St. Mihiel Cemetery.
  7. Rochelle T. Farris and Lavina Jordan Helms, Coffee Springs, Alabama: A History, Montgomery, Alabama: Herff Jones Yearbook Publications, 1982, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.1292/C1 H2f.
    p. 63.