Irene Culpepper1

Female, #55462, (11 May 1931 - )
Father*Martin L. Culpepper1 (Sep 1896 - 3 Apr 1961)
Mother*Florida Lewis1 (4 Jul 1900 - 15 Apr 1970)
African* She was an African-American. 
Birth*11 May 1931 She was born on 11 May 1931 at Sallis, Attala Co., Mississippi.1,2 
Married Name5 May 1946  As of 5 May 1946, her married name was Howard.2 
Marriage*5 May 1946 She married Willie Howard at Spring Ridge Baptist Church, Sallis, Attala Co., Mississippi, on 5 May 1946 at age 14.2 
Married NameApr 2010  As of Apr 2010, her married name was Johnson.3 


Willie Howard (18 Mar 1925 - 9 Aug 1988)
Willie and Irene Howard had two children born in Durant, Holmes Co., MS:
     1. Pauline 'Polly' Howard, born 1947, married Sam Thomas in 1965. They had three children, all born in Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa:
          a. Vangela L. Thomas, born 1966
          b. Carleila Y. Thomas, born 1968
          c. Latrina A. Thomas, born 1970
      Pauline then married Levorn Robinson in 1976, and they had one child:
          d. Takeisha S. Robinson, born 1977
     2. Charles Willie Howard, born 1948, died 1966.
After moving to Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa, Willie and Irene had four more children:
     3. Eugene Howard, born 1950, married Christeen Mosley in 1968. They had two children:
          a. Eugene D. Howard born 1968
          b. Dannielle K. Howard born 1975
     4. Frank Howard, born 1952, married Pauline Randolph in 1973 in Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa. They had three children:
          a. Frank T. Howard, born 1973
          b. Reygan M. Howard, born 1974
          c. Jacob L. Howard, born 1999
     5. Bobby Lewis Howard, born 1955, died 1968
     6. Vanisa Howard who married Steve Duncan in 1983.2 
ChartsOrphan / James Culpepper of Attala Co., MS: Descendant Chart
Last Edited10 Aug 2011


  1. E-mail written Oct 2006 to Warren Culpepper from Sally Blanck Culpepper (#55457), e-mail address.
  2. E-mail written 10 Aug 2011 to Warren L. Culpepper from Pauline 'Polly' Robinson (d/o #55462), e-mail address.
  3. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at
    Willie Howard, 18 Mar 1925 - 9 Aug 1988; Last Residence: Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa 50703; SSN 428-36-7752 issued in Mississippi between 1936-1950
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