William Arthur Culpepper1

Male, #531, (19 Sep 1898 - Oct 1977)
Father*Joshua R. Culpepper (22 Sep 1867 - )
Mother*Alice Griffin (Jul 1875 - )
Name Variation He was also known as Willie.2 
Birth*19 Sep 1898 He was born on 19 Sep 1898 at Norfolk Co., Virginia.3,1 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 William was listed as a son in Joshua R. Culpepper's household on the 1900 Census at Western Branch District, Norfolk Co., Virginia.4 
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 William was listed as a son in Joshua R. Culpepper's household on the 1910 Census at Western Branch District, Norfolk Co., Virginia.2 
WWI Draft Reg*12 Sep 1918 William registered for the WW-I draft, naming Alice Culpepper as his nearest relative, on 12 Sep 1918 at Portsmouth (city), Virginia.1 
Marriage*1919 He married Sylvia May Welstead at Pasquotank Co., North Carolina, in 1919.5 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 William was listed as a son in Joshua R. Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Western Branch District, Norfolk Co., Virginia.6 
Divorce*say Jun 1932 He and Sylvia May Welstead were divorced say Jun 1932.7 
Marriage*say 1934 He married Willa Mae Wilder say 1934.7 
1940 Census1 Apr 1940 William was listed as a son in Joshua R. Culpepper's household on the 1940 Census at Western Branch District, Norfolk Co., Virginia.8 
SSN*1952 His Social Security Number was issued in 1952 in Virginia.3 
Biography*say 1950-1960 William and Willa Mae Culpepper were bridge tenders.7 
Death*Oct 1977 He died at Virginia Beach (city), Virginia, in Oct 1977 at age 79.3 

Family 1

Sylvia May Welstead (circa 1903 - )
Marriage*1919 He married Sylvia May Welstead at Pasquotank Co., North Carolina, in 1919.5 
Divorce*say Jun 1932 He and Sylvia May Welstead were divorced say Jun 1932.7 
Child

Family 2

Willa Mae Wilder (25 Aug 1904 - 29 Apr 1995)
Marriage*say 1934 He married Willa Mae Wilder say 1934.7 
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Robert Culpepper Jr. of Lower Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited11 Feb 2013

Citations

  1. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482
    Willie Arthur Culpepper, Hodges Ferry, Norfolk, VA, age 19, born 19 Sep 1898, White, Farming for J.E. Wright Jr in Hodges Ferry, Norfolk Co., VA; Nearest relative: Alice Culpepper, Hodges Ferry, Norfolk, VA, Medium Height, Slender Build, Brown eyes, Dark hair, no physical disqualifications; registered 12 Sep 1918 at Portsmouth, VA (signed with his mark).
  2. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 82, Sheet 2A, Family 27, Western Branch, Portsmouth (city), VA
    Joshua R. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 44, Md1-16 yrs, VA/VA/VA, Oysterman-River
    Alice Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 34, Md1-16 yrs, ch 5/4, NC/NC/NC, None
    Robert E. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 14, S, VA/VA/NC, None
    Willie A. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 11, S, VA/VA/NC, None
    Cora L. Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, 9, S, VA/VA/NC, None
    Lula M. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 8, S, VA/VA/NC, None.
  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
    William Culpepper, 19 Sep 1898 - Oct 1977, SSN 225-42-5411 issued in Virginia in 1952; Last Residence: Virginia Beach (city), Virginia 23454
    (Why it is safe to publish Social Security information for deceased people: http://gen.culpepper.com/about/socialsecurity.htm).
  4. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 44, Page 8B, Family 173, Western Branch, Portsmouth (city), VA
    Joshua Culpeper, Head, Wh, M, Sep 1867, 32, Md-7 yrs, VA/VA/VA, Oysterman
    Alice Culpeper, Wife, Wh, F, Jul 1875, 24, Md-7 yrs, ch 2/2, NC/NC/NC
    Robert E. Culpeper, Son, Wh, M, Nov 1895, 4, S, VA/VA/VA
    William A. Culpeper, Son, Wh, M, Sep 1898, 1, S, VA/VA/VA.
  5. North Carolina State Archives, compiler, North Carolina Marriage Collection, 1741-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8909
    William A Culpepper, White, Male, married Sylvia May Welstead in 1919 in Pasquotank Co., NC.
  6. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    Western Branch District, Norfolk Co., VA, ED 25, Page 5A, Family 100, Hodges Ferry Rd (7 Apr 1930)
    Josuah Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 64, md@26, VA/VA/VA, Bridge Tender/County, Vet=No
    Alice Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 54, md@18, NC/NC/NC
    Willie Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 32, wid, VA/VA/NC, Merchant/Filling Station
    Flora Ellen Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 14, sng, VA/VA/VA.
  7. E-mail written May 2010 to Warren Culpepper from Laurie Ann Culpepper Volpe (#61427), e-mail address.
  8. 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 Ancestry.com.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2442
    Western Branch District, Norfolk Co, VA, ED 65-21, Web Page10 (16 Apr 1940)
    Lines 49-55, US Route 460
    Joshia Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 73, md, VA, 1935 in same house, Bridge Keeper/State Hiway
    Alice Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 68, md, NC, 1935 in same house, Housework
    William A. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 41, md, VA, 1935 in same place, Truck Driver/Own Truck
    Willie Mac Culpepper, Daughter-in-law, F, Wh, 35, md, NC, 1935 in same place, Housework
    Leon D. Culpepper, Grandson, M, Wh, 3, sng, VA/VA/VA
    Ivan Woodell, Step-grandson, M, Wh, 15, sng, NC, 1935 in same place, Student
    Joseph Woodell, Step-grandson, M, Wh, 12, sng, 1935 in same place.
  9. 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 Ancestry.com.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2442
    Norfolk (city), VA, ED 114-109, Web Page 5 (5 Apr 1940)
    Lines 16-18, 4911 Newport Avenue
    Julius Profitt, Head, M, Wh, 39, md, TN, 1935 in same place, Chief Petty Officer/US Navy
    Sylvia Profitt, Wife, M, Wh, 37, md, England, 1935 in same place, Housework
    Ethyl M. Culpepper, Step-daughter, F, Wh, 19, sng, VA, 1935 in same place, Student.