Y. D. Culpepper

Male, #7049, (4 Jul 1919 - Jan 1988)
Father*Byron Eugene Culpepper (15 Oct 1872 - 11 Jan 1953)
Mother*Della Mae Tanner (11 Feb 1875 - 9 Feb 1965)
Birth1919 He was born in 1919 at Norway.1 
Birth*4 Jul 1919 Y. was born at Caldwell Parish, Louisiana, on 4 Jul 1919.2 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Harvey and Y. was listed as a son in Byron Eugene Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Wilbarger Co., Texas.3 
World War II*between 1941 and 1945 He enlisted in Jacksonville Army Air Field, Duval Co., Florida, and served in World War II between 1941 and 1945
(Corporal, Infantry, US Army. He was captured by the Germans on 7 Aug 1944 and not released until the end of the war.)1,4 
Death of Father11 Jan 1953 His father Byron Eugene Culpepper died on 11 Jan 1953. 
Death of Mother9 Feb 1965 His mother Della Mae Tanner died on 9 Feb 1965. 
Death*Jan 1988 He died in Jan 1988 at age 68.2 
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Robert Culpepper Jr. of Lower Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited3 Sep 2010


  1. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    Y D Culpepper, White, Single, born 1919 in Norway, enlisted as a Private in the US Army on 11 Sep 1941 in Jacksonville Army Air Field, Florida.
  2. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
  3. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 12, Sheet 11A, Lines 18-27, Pct 6, Wilbarger Co., TX (16 Apr 1930)
    Rents home, Radio=N, Farm=Y
    Byron E. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 56 md@22, LA/GA/MS, Farmer, Vet=No
    Della A. Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 53, md@18, LA/MS/LA
    Harvey E. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 26, md@24, TX/LA/LA
    Minnie Culpepper, Daughter-in-law, F, Wh, 17, md@15, LA/LA/LA
    Edwin H. Culpepper, Grandson, M, Wh, 1 2/12, sng, TX/TX/LA
    Ruby L. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 14, sng, LA/LA/LA
    Y. D. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 10, sng, LA/LA/LA
    Raymond C. Madison, Son-in-law, M, Wh, 21, md@19, TX/TX/TX
    Lola M. Madison, Daughter, F, Wh, 21, md@18, LA/LA/LA
    Harrold R. Madison, Grandson, M, Wh, 5/12, sng, TX/TX/LA.
  4. Office of the Provost Marshal General, compiler, World War II Prisoners of War, 1941-1946, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    Name: Y D Culpepper
    Race: White
    Residence State: Arkansas
    Report Date: 7 Aug 1944
    Latest Report Date: 19 Sep 1945
    Grade: Corporal
    Service Branch: Army
    Arm or Service: Infantry
    Area Served: European Theatre: Germany
    Detaining Country: Germany
    Status: Returned to Military Control, Liberated or Repatriated
    Report Source: Individual has been reported through sources considered official.