James William Culpepper1

Male, #3435, (4 Oct 1889 - 5 Nov 1972)
Father*James Irwin Culpepper (May 1852 - a 1900)
Mother*Margaret Ann Ingram (Apr 1855 - )
Name Variation He was also known as Willie Culpepper.2 
Birth4 Oct 1887 He was born on 4 Oct 1887 at Pickering, Covington Co., Mississippi.3 
Birth4 Oct 1888 He was born on 4 Oct 1888.4 
Birth*4 Oct 1889 James was born at Covington Co., Mississippi, on 4 Oct 1889.5 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 James was listed as a son in James Irwin Culpepper's household on the 1900 Census at Covington Co., Mississippi.2 
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 James was listed as a son in Margaret Ann Ingram's household on the 1910 Census at Covington Co., Mississippi.6 
WWI Draft Reg*5 Jun 1917 James registered for the WW-I draft on 5 Jun 1917 at Sanford, Covington Co., Mississippi.3 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Mississippi.5 
Death*5 Nov 1972 He died at Hattiesburg, Forrest Co., Mississippi, on 5 Nov 1972 at age 83.5,4 
Burial*circa 7 Nov 1972 His body was interred circa 7 Nov 1972 at Bethel Missionary Baptist Cemetery, Covington Co., Mississippi.4 
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Jones Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Orphan / John Culpepper of Marion Co., MS: Descendant Chart
Last Edited28 Apr 2008


  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. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 13, Page 12A, Family 233, Watts, Covington County, MS
    Irving Culpepper, Head, Wh, M, May 1852, 48, M, Md-20 yrs, MS/MS/MS, Farmer
    Margarett Culpepper, Wife, Wh, F, Apr 1863, 37, Md-20 yrs, ch 8/8, MS/MS/MS
    Ida O. Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, May 1879, 21, S, MS/MS/MS
    Pheony Culpepper Daughter, Wh, F, Jun 1882, 18, S, MS/MS/MS
    Anna Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, Feb 1884, 16, S, MS/MS/MS
    Willie Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Oct. 1887, 12, S, MS/MS/MS
    Katie Culpepper Daughter, Wh, F, May 1890, 10, S, MS/MS/MS
    May Culpepper Daughter, Wh, F, Oct 1892, 8, S, MS/MS/MS
    Jim Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Nov. 1894, 6, S, MS/MS/MS
    Millard Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Jan 1896, 4, S, MS/MS/MS
    Carrie Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, Feb 1898, 2, S, MS/MS/MS.
  3. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    James Willie Culpepper, Age 29, Sanford, Covington Co., MS. Born 4 Oct 1887 in Pickering, (Covington Co.), MS. Occupation: Blacksmith for self at Sanford, Covington Co., MS. Dependents: Wife and 2 children. Married. White. Prior military service: None. Claims No exemption from draft. /s/ James Willie Culpepper. Medium height, Medium build, Gray eyes, Light hair, Not bald, No disabilities. 5 Jun 1917, Sanford, Covington Co., MS.
  4. USGenWeb Archives.
    Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, near Seminary, MS
    + James W. 'Will' Culpepper, 4 Oct 1888 - 5 Nov 1972.
  5. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    James Culpepper, 4 Oct 1889 - Nov 1972, Last Residence: Hattiesburg, Forrest Co., MS 39401, SSN 426-26-2935 issued in Mississippi in 1936-1950
    (Why it is safe to publish Social Security information for deceased people: http://gen.culpepper.com/about/socialsecurity.htm).
  6. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 1, Sheet 16B, Family 280, Beat 1, Covington County, MS
    Mra (Margaret Ann) Culpepper, Head, F, Wh, 51, Wd, ch 15/11, Keeper-Boarding house
    Anna Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 24, S, MS/MS/MS, Helper-Boarding house
    Katie Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 20, S, MS/MS/MS, Helper-Boarding house
    James Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 18, S, MS/MS/MS, Lumber Farmer-Lumber Camp
    May Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 16, S, MS/MS/MS
    Millard Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 14, S, MS/MS/MS
    Carrie Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 12, S, MS/MS/MS.