John Graden Culpepper1

Male, #801, (17 Sep 1920 - )
Father*Walter Culpepper (20 Oct 1890 - 23 Oct 1978)
Mother*Alice Elizabeth Stocks (28 Jul 1889 - Jun 1978)
DNA* John 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. 
Birth*17 Sep 1920 John was born at Arkansas on 17 Sep 1920. 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 John was listed as a son in Walter Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at El Dorado, Union Co., Arkansas.2 
World War II*between 1942 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1942 and 1945
(US Army.)3 
Marriage*say 1947 He married Norma Jean Lucas say 1947. 
Marriage*say 1970 He married Latance Post Wood say 1970.1 
Residence*Dec 2004 John resided at Spearsville, Union Parish, Louisiana, in Dec 2004.4 

Family 1

Norma Jean Lucas (9 May 1929 - 18 Oct 1966)
Marriage*say 1947 He married Norma Jean Lucas say 1947. 

Family 2

Latance Post Wood (24 Oct 1919 - 9 Oct 2013)
Marriage*say 1970 He married Latance Post Wood say 1970.1 
ChartsRobert Culpepper Jr. of Lower Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited28 Sep 2011


  1. E-mail written Dec 2010 to Warren Culpepper from Grady Kenneth "Kenny" Culpepper (#62058), e-mail address.
  2. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 70-46, Sheet #5-B, Line 55, 121 E. Center St., El Dorado, Union Co., AR
    Home owned, Value=$2000, Radio=blank, Farm=No
    Walter Culpepper, Head, M, 39, M, md@22, AR/GA/LA, Laborer, Odd Jobs, Vet=No
    Alice E. Culpepper, Wife, F, 39, M, md@22, AR/GA/AR, Not employed
    Bessie M. Culpepper, Dau, F, 15, S, AR/AR/AR
    Graden Culpepper, Dau (sic), F, 9, S, AR/AR/AR
    Willie R. Culpepper, Dau, F, 7, S, AR/AR/AR.
  3. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at, 2005.
    John G Culpepper, White, Single, born 1920, Enlisted as a Private in the US Army on 24 Mar 1942.
  4. Shreveport Times, Shreveport, LA.
    Obituary of Eva Culpepper Hollis, published on December 27, 2004.