Steve C. Culpepper1

Male, #6823, (12 Apr 1916 - 12 Nov 1972)
Father*John Allen Culpepper (21 Jul 1892 - 1939)
Mother*Mattie Montez Hebert (29 Jun 1899 - Aug 1983)
DNA* Steve has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Lemuel Culpepper of Jasper Co., GA. DNA also shows that Lemuel descends (father unproved) from Robert Culpepper, Jr. of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Nickname  Steve C. Culpepper also went by the name of S. C. Culpepper.2 
Birth*12 Apr 1916 Steve was born at Columbia, Caldwell Parish, Louisiana, on 12 Apr 1916.3 
Death of Father1939 His father John Allen Culpepper died in 1939.4 
Marriage*4 Aug 1940 He married Marjorie Elizabeth Stephens at Homer Oil Field parsonage, Homer, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, on 4 Aug 1940 at age 24. 
World War II*between 1942 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1942 and 1945
(An instructor pilot for the US Army Air Corps at Tuskegee, AL where the black aviators were trained, Steve was discharged as a Captain.)1,5 
Birth of Son21 Jul 1944 His son Allen Ross Culpepper was born on 21 Jul 1944 at Minden, Webster Parish, Louisiana.3 
Death of Son18 May 1969 His son Allen Ross Culpepper died on 18 May 1969 at Vietnam
Death*12 Nov 1972 He died at Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, on 12 Nov 1972 at age 56.3 
Burial*circa 14 Nov 1972 His body was interred circa 14 Nov 1972 at Minden Cemetery, Minden, Webster Parish, Louisiana
Biography* Steve was a salesman, a pulpwood contractor, and an ROW Agent with the LA Highway Dept.1 

Family

Marjorie Elizabeth Stephens (6 Nov 1921 - 2 Apr 2015)
Marriage*4 Aug 1940 He married Marjorie Elizabeth Stephens at Homer Oil Field parsonage, Homer, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, on 4 Aug 1940 at age 24. 
Children
ChartsRobert Culpepper Jr. of Lower Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited17 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. Douglas Orville Culpepper (#6831), compiler, e-mail address or e-mail address, Douglas Orville Culpepper website & e-mails, Rootsweb: WorldConnect (online family tree), 2000-2007.
    http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com
  2. Obituary of Marjorie Culpepper, published in the Shreveport Times on Apr. 5, 2015.
  3. 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
  4. Cemetery Census, Alabama-Weldon Cemetery, Bernice, Union Parish, LA, 2000 Media Thurmon and Bob Reeves.
    John Allen Culpepper, 1892 - 1939.
  5. 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
    Steve C. Culpepper, White, Married, born 1916, Enlisted as a Private in the US Army on 22 Apr 1942.