William Thomas Culpepper Jr.1

Male, #570, (9 Jul 1916 - 19 Sep 1972)
Father*William Thomas Culpepper (19 Jun 1884 - 11 Jun 1945)
Mother*Alice Gwendolin Butler (30 Jul 1884 - 19 May 1973)
Birth*9 Jul 1916 William was born at Pasquotank Co., North Carolina, on 9 Jul 1916.2,3 
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 William was listed as a son in William Thomas Culpepper's household on the 1920 Census at Elizabeth City, Pasquotank Co., North Carolina.4 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 William was listed as a son in William Thomas Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Elizabeth City, Pasquotank Co., North Carolina.5 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in North Carolina.2 
World War II*between 1943 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1943 and 1945.6,7 
Death of Father11 Jun 1945 His father William Thomas Culpepper died on 11 Jun 1945 at Pasquotank Co., North Carolina.8 
Marriage*23 Feb 1946 He married Shirley Bright Perry at Pasquotank Co., North Carolina, on 23 Feb 1946 at age 29.9 
Death*19 Sep 1972 He died at Elizabeth City, Pasquotank Co., North Carolina, on 19 Sep 1972 at age 56.10,2 
Burial*circa 21 Sep 1972 His body was interred circa 21 Sep 1972 at West Lawn Cemetery, Elizabeth City, Pasquotank Co., North Carolina.3 
Biography* William Thomas Culpepper, Jr. (picture shown) Merchant, Public Official.
Born in Pasquotank County, 9 July 1916, the son of William Thomas and Alice (Butler) Culpepper. He married Shirley, daughter of Thomas Clifford and Eula (Bright) Perry, on 23 February 1946. Children: William Thomas III, Sandra, Cliff, and Lynn Culpepper. He attended N.C. State College and Strayer Business College; was president of Culpepper Hardware Co., Inc; Member N.C. General Assembly (House of Representatives) 1967-1972; president Avon Fishing Pier (Hatteras); secretary-treasurer Wright & Culpepper, Inc; vice-president Albemarle Industries, Inc. He was a member of the Masons; Shrine Club; B.P.O.Elks Club; Improved Order of Red Men; Veterans of Foreign Wars; veteran of World War II. He was a member of the First Baptist Church. Died 19 September 1972 and is buried in West Lawn Cemetery.3

 

Family

Shirley Bright Perry (6 Apr 1925 - 26 Feb 1991)
Marriage*23 Feb 1946 He married Shirley Bright Perry at Pasquotank Co., North Carolina, on 23 Feb 1946 at age 29.9 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited18 Oct 2008

Citations

  1. Sharon Pierce Culpepper records, Beverly Sharon Pierce Culpepper (#1334), Greenville, NC (2007), to Lew Griffin, 1996.
  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. Year Book, Pasquotank Historical Society, Elizabeth City, NC, "William Thomas Culpepper, Jr." pg. 134, compiled by Lou N. Overman and Edna M. Shannonhouse, Vol.3, Bicentennial Edition, published 1975.
  4. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 52, Page 26B, Lines 65-68, Ward 2, Elizabeth City, Pasquotank Co., NC (21 Jan 1920)
    Owns home free of mortgage at 408 West Main Street
    William T. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 35, md, NC/NC/NC, Manager/Cotton seed oil mill
    Alice Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 35, md, NC/NC/NC
    Louise Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 6, sng, NC/NC/NC
    William T. Culpepper Jr., Son, M, Wh, 3 6/12, sng, NC/NC/NC.
  5. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 3, Pages 15A-B, 408 W Main St, Elizabeth City, Pasquotank Co., NC
    Home=$8000, Radio=Y, Farm=N
    Wm T Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 45, md@25, NC/NC/NC, Merchant/Hardware, Vet=N
    Alice Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 45, md@25, NC/NC/NC
    Louise Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 16, sng, NC/NC/NC
    Wm T Culpepper Jr., Son, M, Wh, 13, sng, NC/NC/NC
    Levin Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 7, sng, NC/NC/NC.
  6. Year Book, Pasquotank Historical Society, Elizabeth City, NC, compiled by Lou N. Overman and Edna M. Shannonhouse, Vol.3, Bicentennial Edition, published 1975, pp 134: "William Thomas Culpepper, Jr."
  7. 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
    William T. Culpepper, Jr, born 1916 in North Carolina; White; Resided in Pasquotank Co., North Carolina; Enlisted 21 Jan 1943 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina as a Private in the US Army; Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months; Education: 3 years of college; Civil Occupation: Bandsman (Oboe) or Automobile Parts Clerk; Marital Status: Separated, without dependents; Height: 68; Weight: 165.
  8. The Generations Network Inc., compiler, North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-1996, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8908
    William T Culpepper, White, born 1884-1885, died 11 Jun 1945 in Pasquotank Co., NC.
  9. North Carolina State Archives, compiler, North Carolina Marriage Collection, 1741-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8909
    William Thomas Culpepper, Jr., White, Male, married Shirley Bright Perry in 1946 in Pasquotank Co., NC.
  10. The Generations Network Inc., compiler, North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-1996, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8908
    William Culpepper; Abt. 1916 - 19 Sep 1972; Male; Age 56; Elizabeth City, Pasquotank Co., NC; Married. [SSDI: William Culpepper, Residence Unknown, 9 Jul 1916 - Sep 1972, SSN in NC bef. 1951]