Sennett Wheeler Culpepper Sr.1,2

Male, #58635, (19 Apr 1925 - Jan 1978)
Father*Willie Daniel Culpepper3 (Dec 1889 - )
Mother*Fannie Fairchild3 (16 Oct 1889 - 9 Sep 1951)
Name Variation He was also known as Wheeler Culpepper.3 
Birth*19 Apr 1925 He was born on 19 Apr 1925 at Covington Co., Mississippi.3,4 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 W., Erwin, Sennett and James was listed as a son in Willie Daniel Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Covington Co., Mississippi.3 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Mississippi.4 
Residence*1943 Sennett resided at Forrest Co., Mississippi, in 1943.1 
World War II*between 1943 and 1945 He enlisted in Camp Shelby, Forrest Co., Mississippi, and served in World War II between 1943 and 1945
(Drafted, US Army, PFC.)1,2 
Birth of Son5 Sep 1946 His son Sennett Wheeler Culpepper Jr. was born on 5 Sep 1946.4 
Death of Mother9 Sep 1951 His mother Fannie Fairchild died on 9 Sep 1951.5 
Death*Jan 1978 He died at Hattiesburg, Forrest Co., Mississippi, in Jan 1978 at age 52.4,2 
Burial*Jan 1978 His body was interred in Jan 1978 at Bethel Missionary Baptist Cemetery, Covington Co., Mississippi.2 


ChartsJohn Culpepper of Jones Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Orphan / John Culpepper of Marion Co., MS: Descendant Chart
Last Edited6 Sep 2010


  1. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at, 2005.
    Sennett W Culpepper, born 1924 in MS, White, Single, Education: Grammar School, Height/Wt: Unk; Resided in: Forrest Co., MS; Enlisted 13 Jul 1943 at Camp Shelby, MS (Drafted).
  2. USGenWeb Archives.
    Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, near Seminary, MS
    + S. Wheeler Culpepper, Sr., 1924 - 1978, PFC US Army World War II.
  3. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 16-4, Page 14A, Beat 2, Covington Co., MS (#3448)
    Rent Farm, Radio=N
    Willie Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 39, md@21, MS/TN/MS, Blacksmith, Own Shop, Vet=N
    Fannie Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 38, md@19, MS/MS/MS
    W. Louis Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 18, sng, MS/MS/MS, Mechanic, Auto Repair Shop, Vet=N
    Erwin M. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 13, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Catherine Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 12, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Wheeler Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 7, sng, MS/MS/MS
    James B. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 3 11/12, sng, MS/MS/MS.
  4. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at
  5. USGenWeb Archives.
    Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, near Seminary, MS
    + Fannie Fairchild Culpepper, 16 Oct 1889 - 9 Sep 1951.
  6. Due to the age span and the similarity in names and places, it is assumed that Sennett (born in 1946) is the son of Sennett W. (born 1924). If you can provide more information on this family, please contact Culpepper Connections.