Royce Leo Culpepper

Male, #57347, (4 Dec 1921 - 26 Mar 1996)
Father*Walter James Culpepper of Jackson, MS1 (5 Jun 1893 - Oct 1972)
Mother*Lucy (?)1 (c 1894 - )
Birth*4 Dec 1921 He was born on 4 Dec 1921 at Jones Co., Mississippi.2,3 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Walter and Royce was listed as a son in Walter James Culpepper of Jackson, MS's household on the 1930 Census at Meadville, Franklin Co., Mississippi.1 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Mississippi.3 
Marriage*21 Jun 1942 He married Mary Dean Bridges on 21 Jun 1942 at age 20.4 
Birth of Son4 Jul 1944 His son Royce Bridges Culpepper was born on 4 Jul 1944 at Hinds Co., Mississippi.3 
World War II*1945 He served in World War II in 1945.2 
Residence*May 1945 Royce resided at Hinds Co., Mississippi, in May 1945.2 
Birth of Son27 Oct 1946 His son Robert Dean Culpepper M.D. was born on 27 Oct 1946.4,5 
Death of FatherOct 1972 His father Walter James Culpepper of Jackson, MS died in Oct 1972 at Jackson, Hinds Co., Mississippi.3 
Death*26 Mar 1996 He died at Jackson, Hinds Co., Mississippi, on 26 Mar 1996 at age 74.3 


Mary Dean Bridges (13 Aug 1926 - 23 May 2007)
Marriage*21 Jun 1942 He married Mary Dean Bridges on 21 Jun 1942 at age 20.4 
ChartsOrphan / Walter James Culpepper of Jackson, MS: Descendant Chart
Last Edited22 Dec 2011


  1. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 19-9, Page 3B, Beat 3, Meadville Precinct, Franklin Co., MS
    Rent Home, $3.00, Radio=N
    James Culpeper, Head, M, Wh, 38, md@33, MS/MS/MS, Bandsaw Blade Filer, Vet=N
    Lucie Culpeper, Wife, F, Wh, 36, md@31, MS/MS/MS,
    O'Rell Culpeper, Son, M, Wh, 11, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Royce Culpeper, Son, M, Wh, 8, sng, MS/MS/MS
    James J. Culpeper, Son, M, Wh, 4 2/12, sng, MS/MS/MS.
  2. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at, 2005.
    Royce L Culpepper, White, Single, without dependents, born 1921 in Mississippi and now residing in Hinds Co., Mississippi, enlisted as a Private in the US Army on 25 May 1945 at Camp Shelby, Mississippi. Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months. Education: 4 years of high school. Civil Occupation: Cable Tester. Weight: 100.
  3. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at
  4. The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson, Mississippi.
    Obituary of Mary Dean Culpepper, published 1 Jun 2007.
  5. Inc., compiler, US Public Records Index, Online database at, 2005.