Curtis Lee Culpepper1

Male, #5647, (21 Jun 1913 - 30 Mar 1980)
Father*James Gethro Culpepper (8 Mar 1886 - 23 Dec 1948)
Mother*Mamie Lee Alligood (4 Sep 1891 - 15 Mar 1947)
Birth*21 Jun 1913 Curtis was born at Laurens Co., Georgia, on 21 Jun 1913.2 
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 Avotra and Curtis was listed as a son in James Gethro Culpepper's household on the 1920 Census at Reedy Springs, Laurens Co., Georgia.3 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Curtis and Hilton was listed as a son in James Gethro Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Laurens Co., Georgia.4 
Marriage*28 May 1937 He married Willanelle Weatherly at Laurens Co., Georgia, on 28 May 1937 at age 23.5 
Birth of Son20 May 1940 His son Phillip A. Culpepper was born on 20 May 1940 at Laurens Co., Georgia.6 
Death of Son21 May 1940 His son Phillip A. Culpepper died on 21 May 1940 at Laurens Co., Georgia.6 
World War II*between 1945 and 1946 He enlisted in Fort McPherson, Fulton Co., Georgia, and served in World War II between 1945 and 1946
(U. S. Army, PFC, awarded the WW-II Victory Medal, and was discharged on 26 Jul 1946.)7,8 
Death of Mother15 Mar 1947 His mother Mamie Lee Alligood died on 15 Mar 1947 at Laurens Co., Georgia.9,10 
Death of Father23 Dec 1948 His father James Gethro Culpepper died on 23 Dec 1948 at Laurens Co., Georgia.10,11 
Photographed*1979 He was photographed in 1979 at Laurens Co., Georgia.1
Curtis Lee & Willanelle (Weatherly) Culpepper
Death*30 Mar 1980 He died at Cadwell, Laurens Co., Georgia, on 30 Mar 1980 at age 66.2,12 
Burial*circa 2 Apr 1980 His body was interred circa 2 Apr 1980 at Gay Cemetery, Rentz, Laurens Co., Georgia.7 
Biography* He worked as district circulation manager for the Macon Telegraph and News for 30 years before his retirement. 
DNA* Genealogical research shows that Curtis is a descendant of Christopher Columbus Culpepper who is believed to have born out of wedlock to Santilla Culpepper. Also, a Y-DNA test of one descendant of Christopher shows no paternal relation to other male Culpeppers. 

Family

Willanelle Weatherly (29 Sep 1917 - 2 Mar 2005)
Marriage*28 May 1937 He married Willanelle Weatherly at Laurens Co., Georgia, on 28 May 1937 at age 23.5 
Children
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Jones Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited10 Apr 2012

Citations

  1. E-mail written 1998 - 2012 to Lew Griffin & Warren Culpepper from Kenneth Wayne Culpepper (#39229), 1918 Baker Church Rd, Rentz, Laurens Co., GA 31075, e-mail address (Jul 2012).
  2. 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
  3. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 84, Page 18B, Lines 64-70, Reedy Springs District, Laurens Co., GA
    J. G. Culpepper, Head, M, 33, md, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    Mamie Culpepper, Wife, F, 29, md, GA/GA/GA
    Alva Culpepper, Son, M, 11, S, GA/GA/GA
    Curtis Culpepper, Son, M, 6, S, GA/GA/GA
    Utha Culpepper, Son, M, 4, S, GA/GA/GA
    Pap Culpepper, Son, M, 1, S, GA/GA/GA
    M. S. Gay, Uncle-in-law, M, 42, ?, GA/GA/GA, Helper on farm.
  4. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 12, page 7A, Hampton Mill District, Laurens Co., GA
    Rents, Radio=N, Farm=Y
    James J. Culpepper, Head, M, 44, M, md @21, GA/GA/GA, Farm Overseer
    Mamie Lee Culpepper, Wife, F, 38, M, md @16, GA/GA/GA
    Curtis Culpepper, Son, M, 16, S, GA/GA/GA
    Eutha Culpepper, Daughter, F, 14, S, GA/GA/GA
    Hilton Culpepper, Son, M, 6, S, GA/GA/GA.
  5. Book U, p. 164.
  6. Macon Ward / Atlanta Stake, compiler, Laurens Co., GA Cemetery Records, Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1958, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. Film 182,822.
    Vol. II. Gay Cemetery:
    + Phillip A. Culpepper, 20 May 1940 - 21 May 1940.
  7. Macon Ward / Atlanta Stake, compiler, Laurens Co., GA Cemetery Records, Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1958, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. Film 182,822.
    Vol. II. Gay Cemetery:
    Curtis L. Culpepper, 21 Jun 1913 - 30 Mar 1980 (PFC, US Army WW 2).
  8. 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
    Curtis L Culpepper, White, Married, born 1913 in Georgia, residing in Laurens Co., Georgia, enlisted as a Private in the US Army on 30 Jun 1945 in Fort McPherson, Georgia.
  9. 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
    Mamie L. Culpepper, d. 15 Mar 1947 at 56 years in Laurens Co., GA; Res. in Laurens Co., GA.
  10. Macon Ward / Atlanta Stake, compiler, Laurens Co., GA Cemetery Records, Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1958, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. Film 182,822.
    Vol. II. Gay Cemetery:
    + James G. Culpepper, 8 Mar 1886 - 23 Dec 1948
    + Mammie L. Culpepper, 4 Sep 1891 - 15 Mar 1947.
  11. 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. G. Culpepper, d. 23 Dec 1948 at 64 years in Laurens Co., GA; Res. in Laurens Co., GA.
  12. 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
    Curtis L. Culpepper, d. 30 Mar 1980 at 66 years in Laurens Co., GA; Res. in Laurens Co., GA.
  13. The Macon Telegraph, Macon, GA.
    http://www.macon.com
    Obituary for Brenda Culpepper Woodard (#39237), published 30 Mar 2012.