Garland Lee Culpepper Jr.

Male, #810, (28 Aug 1921 - 27 Sep 1990)
Father*Garland Lee Culpepper (9 Jun 1894 - Dec 1984)
Mother*Mabel E. Thomas (9 Aug 1895 - 29 Mar 1995)
Birth*28 Aug 1921 He was born on 28 Aug 1921 at Portsmouth (city), Virginia.1,2 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Garland was listed as a son in Garland Lee Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Marshall Ward, Portsmouth (city), Virginia.2 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Virginia.1 
1940 Census1 Apr 1940 Garland was listed as a son in Garland Lee Culpepper's household on the 1940 Census at Western Branch District, Norfolk Co., Virginia.3 
World War II*between 1943 and 1945 He served as an officer in World War II between 1943 and 1945
(US Army Air Corps, Captain.)4 
Birth of Son16 Feb 1949 His son Garland Lee Culpepper III was born on 16 Feb 1949.5 
Death of FatherDec 1984 His father Garland Lee Culpepper died in Dec 1984 at Portsmouth (city), Virginia.1 
Residence*Sep 1990 Garland resided at Carroll Co., Georgia, in Sep 1990.6 
Death*27 Sep 1990 He died at Atlanta, Fulton Co., Georgia, on 27 Sep 1990 at age 69.1,6 
Obituary*29 Sep 1990 Garland Lee Culpepper Jr., 69, a native of Portsmouth and a retired
businessman, died Sept. 27, 1990 in his home. Mr. Culpepper had been a captain in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a Shriner. Survivors include his wife, Mildred E. Culpepper; a daughter; Katherine C. Ritchie of Atlanta; a son, Garland L. Culpepper III of Fort
Lauderdale, Fla; his mother; Mabel T. Culpepper of Portsmouth; a
sister, Margaret C. Parker of Boynton Beach, Fla; a brother, William T. Culpepper of Virginia Beach; and a grandchild. The graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in Olive Branch Cemetery by the Rev. Arthur W. Winfield. Foster Funeral Home is handling arrangements.4 
Burial*30 Sep 1990 His body was interred on 30 Sep 1990 at Olive Branch Cemetery, Portsmouth (city), Virginia.4 


Mildred E. (?)
ChartsHenry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited5 Nov 2012


  1. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at
  2. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    Portsmouth (city), VA, Marshall Ward, ED 23, Page 21A, Family 530, 31 North Elm St (22 Apr 1930)
    Garland Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 35, md@20, VA/VA/VA, Inspector/Railroad, Vet=No
    Mabel Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 33, md@18, VA/VA/VA
    Margaret Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 13, sng, VA/VA/VA
    Garland Culpepper Jr., Son, M, Wh, 8, sng, VA/VA/VA
    William Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 7, sng, VA/VA/VA.
  3. 1940 (16th) US Census, compiled by the US Bureau of the Census, Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls., Online database at
    Western Branch District, Norfolk Co, VA, ED 65-20, Web Page 34 (20 May 1940)
    Lines 63-68, Grayson Street
    Garland L. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 44, md, VA, 1935 in Portsmouth, VA, Chief Clerk/Steam RR
    Mabel E. Culpepper (r), Wife, F, Wh, 42, md, VA, 1935 in Portsmouth, VA, Housework
    Garland Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 18, sng, VA, 1935 in Portsmouth, VA, New Worker
    William Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 17, sng, VA, 1935 in Portsmouth, VA
    Vincent Hawkins, Father-in-law, M, Wh, 87, md, VA, 1935 in Norfolk, VA, Other activity
    Josephine Hawkins, Mother-in-law, F, Wh, 70, md, VA, 1935 in same house, Unable to work.
  4. Virginian-Pilot/Ledger-Star, Norfolk, VA.
    29 Sep 1990 obituary for Garland Lee Culpepper.
  5. State of Florida Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Florida Death Index, 1936-1998, Online database at, 2004.
    Garland Lee Culpepper, Cert 38356, Broward Co., FL, White, 16 Feb 1949 - 28 Apr 1991.
  6. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at, 1998.
    Garland L. Culpepper, d. 27 Sep 1990 at 69 years in Fulton Co., GA; Res. in Carroll Co., GA.