William Leon Culpepper Jr.

Male, #8276, (14 Apr 1921 - 6 May 2007)
Father*William Leon Culpepper (c 1902 - c 1945)
Mother*Orra Garner (c 1895 - )
Birth*14 Apr 1921 He was born on 14 Apr 1921 at Mississippi.1,2 
BirthDec 1929 William was born at Choctaw Co., Alabama, in Dec 1929.3 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 William was listed as a son in William Leon Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Meridian, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 William was listed as a son in William Leon Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Choctaw Co., Alabama.3 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Mississippi.2 
World War II*between 1942 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1942 and 1945
(U.S. Army Air Corps.)4,5 
Death of Fathercirca 1945 His father William Leon Culpepper died circa 1945. 
Marriage28 Feb 1953 He married Frances Elizabeth Caldwell on 28 Feb 1953 at age 31.6 
Birth of Son26 Dec 1954 His son David Lee Culpepper was born on 26 Dec 1954. 
Biography*2 Mar 2003 50th Anniversary Announcement for William L. and Frances Elizabeth Caldwell Culpepper
William L. and Frances Culpepper were married Feb 28, 1953. They celebrated their anniversary with family and friends. The Culpeppers have six children, 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Mrs. Culpepper is the former Frances Elizabeth Caldwell.6 
Death*6 May 2007 He died at Meridian, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi, on 6 May 2007 at age 86.2 
Obituary*8 May 2007  (an unknown value.)5 
Burial*9 May 2007 His body was interred on 9 May 2007 at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Meridian, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.5 

Family 1

Evelyn Johnson
Children

Family 2

Frances Elizabeth Caldwell (15 Feb 1923 - 8 Jan 2007)
Marriage28 Feb 1953 He married Frances Elizabeth Caldwell on 28 Feb 1953 at age 31.6 
Children
ChartsJoseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited18 Oct 2008

Citations

  1. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 38-6, Page 15A, 1914 Twenty-Ninth Ave, Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS
    Own Home, $4,000, Radio=N
    William L. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 27, md@18, MS/MS/MS, Automobile Mechanic, City, Vet=N
    Beulah Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 34, md@26, MS/MS/MS
    Leon Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 9, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Bernadean Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 7, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Suzie W. Garner, Mother-in-law, F, Wh, 70, Wid, MS/MS/MS.
  2. 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
  3. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 3, Page 1A, Lines 3-6, Beat 3, Choctaw Co., AL (5 Apr 1930)
    Rent=$5, Radio=-N, Farm=N, Vet=N
    W. Leon Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 24, md@19, MS/MS/MS, Sewing Machine Agt
    Orra Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 24, md@19, MS/MS/AL
    Flora B. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 4 5/12, sng, AL/MS/MS
    William L. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 4/12, sng, AL/MS/MS.
  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
    William L Culpepper Jr, born 1921 in MS, White, Single, Education: 4 yrs College, Height/Wt: 68/136; Resided in: Lauderdale Co., MS; Enlisted 25 Sep 1942 at Camp Shelby, MS (Drafted).
  5. The Meridian Star, Meridian, MS.
    http://www.meridianstar.com
    Obituary of William Leon Culpepper, Jr. (#8276), published 8 May 2007.
  6. The Meridian Star, Meridian, MS.
    http://www.meridianstar.com
    50th Anniversary Announcement for William L. and Frances Elizabeth Caldwell Culpepper, (#8276), published 2 Mar 2003.
  7. The Meridian Star, Meridian, MS.
    http://www.meridianstar.com
    Obituary of Frances Elizabeth Culpepper (#8278), published 9 Jan 2007.