Benjamin Lawrence Culpepper1

Male, #7391, (24 Jun 1918 - 7 Apr 1966)
Father*Benjamin Louis B. Culpepper (29 Aug 1882 - 26 May 1935)
Mother*Eva Roberta Goyen (1892 - )
Name-Comm His was commonly known as Lawrence Culpepper.2 
Birth*24 Jun 1918 Benjamin was born at Arkansas on 24 Jun 1918. Born in Virginia according to Army Enlistment.3,4 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Edward and Benjamin was listed as a son in Benjamin Louis B. Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., Arkansas.5 
Death of Father26 May 1935 His father Benjamin Louis B. Culpepper died on 26 May 1935 at Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., Arkansas.6 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Arkansas.3 
World War II*between 1940 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1940 and 1945
(US Army Air Corps, South Pacific.)4 
Marriage*22 Dec 1944 He married Marjorie Erica Brymer at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, on 22 Dec 1944 at age 26. From Maribeth Culpepper: "They married there and she traveled to the US by ship and my grandmother, Eva Culpepper from Pine Bluff, AR went to San Francisco to meet her ship when it docked."7 
Death*7 Apr 1966 He died at Star City, Lincoln Co., Arkansas, on 7 Apr 1966 at age 47.3,7 
Burial*say 10 Apr 1966 His body was interred say 10 Apr 1966 at Lee-Drake Cemetery, Star City, Lincoln Co., Arkansas.8 
Biography*23 Jun 2017 From Maribeth Culpepper: "He was a pharmacist and had a drug store and soda fountain on the town square…..the old fashioned kind...."7 

Family

Marjorie Erica Brymer (2 Jul 1922 - 5 Mar 2015)
Marriage*22 Dec 1944 He married Marjorie Erica Brymer at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, on 22 Dec 1944 at age 26. From Maribeth Culpepper: "They married there and she traveled to the US by ship and my grandmother, Eva Culpepper from Pine Bluff, AR went to San Francisco to meet her ship when it docked."7 
Children
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Jones Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Orphan / John Culpepper of Marion Co., MS: Descendant Chart
Last Edited23 Jun 2017

Citations

  1. Correspondence from Billie Wyvonne Culpepper New (#7412) (some records appear to be originally frm Betty Elizabeth Culpepper Cooper #58094), Jacksonville, AR, to Lew Griffin, 1994.
  2. Find a Grave (online database)
    http://www.findagrave.com
    Find A Grave Memorial# 163752473.
  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. 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
    Benjamin L Culpepper, White, Single, born 1918 in Virginia, enlisted as a Private in the US Army Air Corps on 30 Sep 1940.
  5. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 35-41, Sheet 11-B, 302 Elm St., Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., AR
    Home rented, Amount=$18, Radio=blank, Farm=No
    B. Louis Culpepper, Head , M, 47, M, md@28, MS/MS/US, Laborer, Bridge Const., Vet=No
    Eva R. Culpepper, Wife, F, 38, M, md@18, AR/MS/MS, Dressmaking, At home
    Ruby M. Culpepper, Dau, F, 15, AR/MS/AR
    Edward M. Culpepper, Son, M, 13, AR/MS/AR
    Benjamin L. Culpepper, Son, M, 11, AR/MS/AR
    Velma H. Culpepper, Dau, F, 11, AR/MS/AR.
  6. Desmond Walls Allen, compiler, Arkansas Death Record Index, 1914-1923 and 1934-1940, Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, c1996-c1999, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.7 V22ad....
  7. Culpepper, Maribeth. <e-mail address>
  8. Find a Grave (online database)
    http://www.findagrave.com
    Find A Grave Memorial# 161439824.