Steve C. Culpepper1
Male, #6823, (12 Apr 1916 - 12 Nov 1972)
|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 Father||1939 ||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 Son||21 Jul 1944 ||His son Allen Ross Culpepper was born on 21 Jul 1944 at Minden, Webster Parish, Louisiana.3 |
|Death of Son||18 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 |
- 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.
- Obituary of Marjorie Culpepper, published in the Shreveport Times on Apr. 5, 2015.
- U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
- Cemetery Census, Alabama-Weldon Cemetery, Bernice, Union Parish, LA, 2000 Media Thurmon and Bob Reeves.
John Allen Culpepper, 1892 - 1939.
- National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
Steve C. Culpepper, White, Married, born 1916, Enlisted as a Private in the US Army on 22 Apr 1942.