John Columbus Culpepper

Male, #5645, (circa 1918 - 19 Nov 1944)
Father*Henry Lee Culpepper (22 Mar 1894 - 27 Feb 1961)
Mother*Myrtle Baine Alligood (19 Jan 1898 - 19 Jan 1977)
Birth*circa 1918 John was born at Laurens Co., Georgia, circa 1918.1 
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 Willis, James and John was listed as a son in Henry Lee Culpepper's household on the 1920 Census at Reedy Springs, Laurens Co., Georgia.1 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Willis, James, John, Elbie and Carrol was listed as a son in Henry Lee Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Laurens Co., Georgia.2 
Marriage*3 Jul 1937 He married Hettie Eugene Register at Laurens Co., Georgia, on 3 Jul 1937.3 
Birth of Soncirca 1938 His son Ronald Keith Culpepper was born circa 1938 at Laurens Co., Georgia.4 
World War II*1944 John Columbus Culpepper enlisted 24 Mar 1944 at Camp Blanding, Florida. He was a Private, 34973429 in the 314th Infantry 79th Division. He died in the war at Épinal, France on 19 Nov 1944 and was awarded the Purple Heart Medal.5,6,7 
Death*19 Nov 1944 He died at Épinal, Vosges, Lorraine, France, on 19 Nov 1944.8 
Burial*Nov 1944 His body was interred in Nov 1944 at Épinal American Cemetery, Épinal, Vosges, Lorraine, France. Plot A Row 7 Grave 24.5,8,7 

Family

Hettie Eugene Register (4 Sep 1918 - 6 Apr 2006)
Marriage*3 Jul 1937 He married Hettie Eugene Register at Laurens Co., Georgia, on 3 Jul 1937.3 
Child
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Jones Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited3 Sep 2010

Citations

  1. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 84, Page 12B, Lines 53-58, Reedy Springs District, Laurens Co., GA
    H. L. Culpepper, Head, M, 26, md, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    Myrtle Culpepper, Wife, F, 21, md, GA/GA/GA
    Alva Culpepper, Son, M, 4, S, GA/GA/GA
    Albert Culpepper, Son, M, 2, S, GA/GA/GA
    J. C. Culpepper, Son, M, 1, S, GA/GA/GA
    Elbur Alligood, Brother-in-law, M, 20, S, GA/GA/GA, Helper on farm.
  2. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 26, page 3A, Reedy Springs District, Laurens Co., GA
    Owns Home, Radio=N, Farm=Y (Henry Lee Culpepper, ID: 5641)
    Lee H. Culpepper, Head, M, 36, M, md @19, GA/GA/GA
    Myrtle Culpepper, Wife, F, 32, M, md @15, GA/GA/GA
    Alver Culpepper, Son, M, 14, S, GA/GA/GA
    Albert Culpepper, Son, M, 13, S, GA/GA/GA
    J. C. Culpepper, Son, M, 11, S, GA/GA/GA
    Oblon Culpepper, Son, M, 9, S, GA/GA/GA
    Carrol Culpepper, Son, M, 6, S, GA/GA/GA
    Irma Lee Culpepper, Daughter, F, 3, S, GA/GA/GA
    Charles Culpepper, Son, M, 1 1/12, S, GA/GA/GA.
  3. Book U, p. 172.
  4. Courier-Herald, Dublin, GA.
    http://news.mywebpal.com/index.cfm?pnpid=909
    Obituary of Ronald Keith Culpepper, #43440, published 9 Oct 2006 and provided to Culpepper Connections by Kenneth Wayne Culpepper.
  5. American Battle Monuments Online Database, American Battle Monuments Commission, 2005.
    http://www.abmc.gov/
  6. 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
    John C Culpepper, White, Married, born 1918 in Georgia, residing in Laurens Co., Georgia, enlisted as a Private in the US Army on 24 Mar 1944 in Camp Blanding, Florida.
  7. American Battle Monuments Commission, compiler, WW-I, WW-II, and Korean War Casualty Listings, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8853
    Name: John C. Culpepper
    Death Date: 19 Nov 1944
    Cemetery: Epinal American Cemetery
    Cemetery Burial Plot: Plot A Row 7 Grave 24
    Cemetery City: Epinal
    WAR: World War II
    Awards: Purple Heart
    Title: Private
    Rank: Private
    Service: U.S. Army
    Service ID: 34973429
    Division: 314th Infantry Regiment, 79th Infantry Division
    Data Source: World War II Honor Roll.
  8. 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
    John C Culpepper
    Inducted From: Georgia
    Rank: Private
    Combat Organization: 314th Infantry 79th Division
    Death Date: 19 Nov 1944
    Monument: Epimal, France
    Last Known Status: Buried
    U.S. Awards: Purple Heart Medal.