Mary Culpepper

Female, #751, (circa 1782 - )
Father*John Culpepper of Norfolk Co., VA (c 1753 - b 16 Mar 1818)
Mother*Martha Cherry (s 1752 - )
Name Variation She was also known as Molly.1 
Birth*circa 1782 Mary was born at Norfolk Co., Virginia, circa 1782. 
Census1782 She was/were probably enumerated in the census report at Norfolk Co., Virginia, in 1782.2 
Marriage*24 Dec 1802 She married Paul Cherry at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 24 Dec 1802. John Culpepper Jr. was the surety affirming that there was no moral or legal reason why the couple could not be married.1 
Married Name24 Dec 1802  As of 24 Dec 1802, her married name was Cherry. 
Birth of Sonsay 1805 Her son Willis F. Cherry was born say 1805 at Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia
Will28 Sep 1822 Mary, Catherine, Paul, James, Faithy, Henry and John named as heir(s) in the will of Cherry Culpepper at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 28 Sep 1822.3 

Family

Paul Cherry (circa 1780 - )
Marriage*24 Dec 1802 She married Paul Cherry at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 24 Dec 1802. John Culpepper Jr. was the surety affirming that there was no moral or legal reason why the couple could not be married.1 
Child
ChartsHenry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited8 Oct 2011

Citations

  1. Virginia) Daughters of the American Revolution. Fort Nelson Chapter (Portsmouth, Marriage Bonds of Norfolk County, Virginia, Oct. 5, 1706 - Dec. 31, 1850, Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah , 1970, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Film 850091 Item 4.
    Molly (Mary) Culpepper and Paul Cherry married in Norfolk Co., VA, on 24 Dec 1802, surety John Culpepper.
  2. Peter Smith, The Lower Norfolk County Virginia Antiquarian, NY, 1951.
    Vol. 5, pp. 134-135. (A list of the families of Whites & blacks thats on the south side of Western branch as fear as new Mill Creek. Taking by Wm Booker.)
    John Culpepper, 7 White, 0 Black.
  3. Norfolk Co. VA Wills; (n.p.: n.pub.).
    Book 5, page 100, LDS Film 32904.

Paul Cherry

Male, #752, (circa 1780 - )
Birth*circa 1780 Paul was born at Norfolk Co., Virginia, circa 1780. 
Marriage*24 Dec 1802 He married Mary Culpepper at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 24 Dec 1802. John Culpepper Jr. was the surety affirming that there was no moral or legal reason why the couple could not be married.1 
Biography* From Norfolk Co. VA Deeds:

10 Aug 1809 -- Deed Bk 45, p 18. Jeremiah Cox and wife Celia to John Culpepper, for $75, 12 acres on the north side of Deep Creek, adj. Thomas Culpepper, and Elizabeth Holderness, part of land where James Martin lives. Wit: Robert Culpepper, Paul Cherry, and John Pollick.

1 Jan 1823 -- Deed Bk 50, p 299. Paul Cherry and wife Mary, Joseph Mesley and wife Faith, Henry Spratt and wife Susan, James Spratt and wife Celia, and Catherine Culpepper, to James Martin for $240, 30 acres in Portsmouth Parish on the South Branch of the Elizabeth River adj. Manning's Creek and Thomas Culpepper. Wit: Matthew Manning, James Davis.

 
Birth of Sonsay 1805 His son Willis F. Cherry was born say 1805 at Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia
Deed10 Aug 1809 He witnessed a deed grant to John Culpepper of Norfolk Co., VA, with Thomas Culpepper of Norfolk Co., VA and Elizabeth Holderness as an adjacent landowner on 10 Aug 1809 at Norfolk Co., Virginia,

10 Aug 1809 -- Deed Bk 45, p 18. Jeremiah Cox and wife Celia to John Culpepper, for $75, 12 acres on the north side of Deep Creek, adj. Thomas Culpepper, and Elizabeth Holderness, part of land where James Martin lives. Wit: Robert Culpepper, Paul Cherry, and John Pollick.2 
1820 Census*7 Aug 1820 Paul was listed as the head of a family on the 1820 Census at Norfolk Co., Virginia. 2 males under 10, 4 males 10-16, 1 male 26-45, 1 male over 45; 1 female under 10, 3 females 10-16, 1 female 26-45; 1 person engaged in agriculture; 1 female slave over 45 years old.3 
Will28 Sep 1822 Mary, Catherine, Paul, James, Faithy, Henry and John named as heir(s) in the will of Cherry Culpepper at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 28 Sep 1822.4 
1830 Census*1 Jun 1830 Paul was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census at Portsmouth Parish, Norfolk Co., Virginia. 1 male under 5, 1 male 5-10, 2 males 10-15, 1 male 15-20, no indication for Paul himself who would have been 40-50; 1 female 10-15, 1 female 40-50 (thought to be Mary Culpepper).5 
1840 Census*1 Jun 1840 Paul was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census on 1 Jun 1840 at Norfolk Co., Virginia.6 

Family

Mary Culpepper (circa 1782 - )
Marriage*24 Dec 1802 He married Mary Culpepper at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 24 Dec 1802. John Culpepper Jr. was the surety affirming that there was no moral or legal reason why the couple could not be married.1 
Child
Last Edited8 Oct 2011

Citations

  1. Virginia) Daughters of the American Revolution. Fort Nelson Chapter (Portsmouth, Marriage Bonds of Norfolk County, Virginia, Oct. 5, 1706 - Dec. 31, 1850, Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah , 1970, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Film 850091 Item 4.
    Molly (Mary) Culpepper and Paul Cherry married in Norfolk Co., VA, on 24 Dec 1802, surety John Culpepper.
  2. Norfolk Co, VA Deeds, .
  3. 1820 Federal Census, United States.
    Norfolk, Virginia; Roll: M33_131; Page: 117; Image: 123.
  4. Norfolk Co. VA Wills; (n.p.: n.pub.).
    Book 5, page 100, LDS Film 32904.
  5. 1830 Federal Census, United States.
    P P, Norfolk, Virginia; Roll: 197; Page: 309.
  6. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Norfolk, Virginia; Roll: 570; Page: 173.

Catherine Culpepper

Female, #753, (circa 1794 - )
Father*John Culpepper of Norfolk Co., VA (c 1753 - b 16 Mar 1818)
Mother*Martha Cherry (s 1752 - )
Name Variation She was also known as Katty. 
Birth*circa 1794 Catherine was born at Norfolk Co., Virginia, circa 1794. 
Will1 Dec 1810 Cherry, Faithy, Susan, Celia and Catherine named as heir(s) in the will of John Culpepper of Norfolk Co., VA at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 1 Dec 1810.1 
Will28 Sep 1822 Mary, Catherine, Paul, James, Faithy, Henry and John named as heir(s) in the will of Cherry Culpepper at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 28 Sep 1822.2 
ChartsHenry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited12 Jun 2004

Citations

  1. Norfolk Co. VA Wills; (n.p.: n.pub.).
    Will of John Culpepper, 1 Dec 1810, Book 5, p. 7.
  2. Norfolk Co. VA Wills; (n.p.: n.pub.).
    Book 5, page 100, LDS Film 32904.

Celia Culpepper

Female, #754, (circa 1796 - )
Father*John Culpepper of Norfolk Co., VA (c 1753 - b 16 Mar 1818)
Mother*Martha Cherry (s 1752 - )
Birth*circa 1796 Celia was born at Norfolk Co., Virginia, circa 1796. 
Will1 Dec 1810 Cherry, Faithy, Susan, Celia and Catherine named as heir(s) in the will of John Culpepper of Norfolk Co., VA at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 1 Dec 1810.1 
Marriage*6 Nov 1819 She married James Spratt at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 6 Nov 1819. 
Married Name6 Nov 1819  As of 6 Nov 1819, her married name was Spratt. 

Family

James Spratt (circa 1794 - )
ChartsHenry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited15 Apr 1999

Citations

  1. Norfolk Co. VA Wills; (n.p.: n.pub.).
    Will of John Culpepper, 1 Dec 1810, Book 5, p. 7.

James Spratt

Male, #755, (circa 1794 - )
Birth*circa 1794 James was born at Norfolk Co., Virginia, circa 1794. 
Marriage*6 Nov 1819 He married Celia Culpepper at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 6 Nov 1819. 
Will28 Sep 1822 Mary, Catherine, Paul, James, Faithy, Henry and John named as heir(s) in the will of Cherry Culpepper at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 28 Sep 1822.1 

Family

Celia Culpepper (circa 1796 - )
Last Edited15 Apr 1999

Citations

  1. Norfolk Co. VA Wills; (n.p.: n.pub.).
    Book 5, page 100, LDS Film 32904.

Faithy Culpepper

Female, #756, (circa 1798 - )
Father*John Culpepper of Norfolk Co., VA (c 1753 - b 16 Mar 1818)
Mother*Martha Cherry (s 1752 - )
Birth*circa 1798 Faithy was born at Norfolk Co., Virginia, circa 1798. 
Will1 Dec 1810 Cherry, Faithy, Susan, Celia and Catherine named as heir(s) in the will of John Culpepper of Norfolk Co., VA at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 1 Dec 1810.1 
Marriage*1 May 1819 She married Joseph Mesley at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 1 May 1819. 
Married Name1 May 1819  As of 1 May 1819, her married name was Mesley. 
Will28 Sep 1822 Mary, Catherine, Paul, James, Faithy, Henry and John named as heir(s) in the will of Cherry Culpepper at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 28 Sep 1822.2 

Family

Joseph Mesley (circa 1794 - )
ChartsHenry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited15 Apr 1999

Citations

  1. Norfolk Co. VA Wills; (n.p.: n.pub.).
    Will of John Culpepper, 1 Dec 1810, Book 5, p. 7.
  2. Norfolk Co. VA Wills; (n.p.: n.pub.).
    Book 5, page 100, LDS Film 32904.

Joseph Mesley

Male, #757, (circa 1794 - )
Birth*circa 1794 Joseph was born at Norfolk Co., Virginia, circa 1794. 
Marriage*1 May 1819 He married Faithy Culpepper at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 1 May 1819. 
1830 Census*1830 Joseph was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census at Norfolk Co., Virginia.1 

Family

Faithy Culpepper (circa 1798 - )
Last Edited19 Dec 2001

Citations

  1. P. 311.

Susan Culpepper

Female, #758, (circa 1800 - )
Father*John Culpepper of Norfolk Co., VA (c 1753 - b 16 Mar 1818)
Mother*Martha Cherry (s 1752 - )
Birth*circa 1800 Susan was born at Norfolk Co., Virginia, circa 1800. 
Will1 Dec 1810 Cherry, Faithy, Susan, Celia and Catherine named as heir(s) in the will of John Culpepper of Norfolk Co., VA at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 1 Dec 1810.1 
Marriage*22 Sep 1821 She married Henry Spratt at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 22 Sep 1821.2,3 
Married Name22 Sep 1821  As of 22 Sep 1821, her married name was Spratt. 

Family

Henry Spratt (circa 1788 - 3 Jan 1837)
ChartsHenry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited15 Dec 2001

Citations

  1. Norfolk Co. VA Wills; (n.p.: n.pub.).
    Will of John Culpepper, 1 Dec 1810, Book 5, p. 7.
  2. Bernard J. Henley, compiler, Henley Marriage/Obituary Idexes from Virginia Newspapers, The Library of Virginia.
    http://ajax.lva.lib.va.us/F/?func=file&file_name=find-b-clas14&local_base=CLAS14
  3. Susan Culpeper (Miss) and Henry Spratt, both of Norfolk, married on 22 Sep 1821. (American Commercial Beacon and Norfolk & Portsmouth Daily Advertiser, Monday, October 22, 1821, p.2, c.1).

Henry Spratt

Male, #759, (circa 1788 - 3 Jan 1837)
Birth*circa 1788 Henry was born at Norfolk Co., Virginia, circa 1788. 
Marriage*12 Oct 1812 He married Fanny Culpepper at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 12 Oct 1812.1 
Marriage22 Sep 1821 He married Susan Culpepper at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 22 Sep 1821.2,3 
Will28 Sep 1822 Mary, Catherine, Paul, James, Faithy, Henry and John named as heir(s) in the will of Cherry Culpepper at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 28 Sep 1822.4 
Death*3 Jan 1837 He died at Deep Creek District, Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 3 Jan 1837.2 
Probate20 Nov 1837 He authenticated the validity of the will of John Culpepper Jr. On 20 Nov 1837 at Norfolk Co., Virginia.5 

Family

Fanny Culpepper (say 1796 - )
Last Edited15 Dec 2001

Citations

  1. Correspondence from Joseph G. Merrell Jr., Norfolk, VA, to Lew Griffin.
  2. Bernard J. Henley, compiler, Henley Marriage/Obituary Idexes from Virginia Newspapers, The Library of Virginia.
    http://ajax.lva.lib.va.us/F/?func=file&file_name=find-b-clas14&local_base=CLAS14
  3. Susan Culpeper (Miss) and Henry Spratt, both of Norfolk, married on 22 Sep 1821. (American Commercial Beacon and Norfolk & Portsmouth Daily Advertiser, Monday, October 22, 1821, p.2, c.1).
  4. Norfolk Co. VA Wills; (n.p.: n.pub.).
    Book 5, page 100, LDS Film 32904.
  5. Norfolk Co. VA Wills; (n.p.: n.pub.).
    Book 6, page 40.

Nancy Mesley

Female, #760, (circa 1800 - )
Father*John Mesley (s 1766 - bt 1800 - 1830)
Name Variation She was also known as Ann.1,2 
Birth*circa 1800 Nancy was born at Norfolk Co., Virginia, circa 1800. 
Marriage*24 Mar 1825 She married John Culpepper III at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 24 Mar 1825.3 
Married Name24 Mar 1825  As of 24 Mar 1825, her married name was Culpepper. 
Birth of SonMar 1829 Her son James E. Culpepper was born in Mar 1829 at Norfolk Co., Virginia
1830 Census1 Jun 1830 Nancy was probably a free white female, age 20 and under 30, in John Culpepper III's household, on the 1830 Census at Julians Creek, Norfolk Co., Virginia. Enumerated in the census but otherwise not identified are 1 F0-5 and 2 slaves..4 
Deed1 Aug 1830 She was party to a deed on 1 Aug 1830 at Norfolk Co., Virginia,

John Culpepper and wife Nancy to William B. Manning, for $100, 11 acres on Julian Creek inherited from Nancy's father, John Mesley, Sr.5 
Birth of Soncirca 1835 Her son William Culpepper was born circa 1835 at Norfolk Co., Virginia
1840 Census*1 Jun 1840 She was enumerated in the US Census of 1840 on 1 Jun 1840 at Norfolk Co., Virginia.1 
1850 Census1 Jun 1850 William and Nancy listed as a household member living with James E. Culpepper on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia.2 

Family

John Culpepper III (say 1796 - before 1840)
Marriage*24 Mar 1825 She married John Culpepper III at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 24 Mar 1825.3 
Children
Last Edited2 May 2012

Citations

  1. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 173, Ancestry.com Images 18-19, Unk Twp, Norfolk Co., VA
    Patsy Culpepper, 1 M10-15, 2 F15-20, 1 F40-50, 6 slaves
    Ann Culpepper, 1 M5-10, 1 M10-15, 1 F30-40, 0 slaves
    Reuben Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 1 M20-30, 1 F20-30, 1 F50-60, 2 slaves.
  2. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    p. 270, family 271, James was a farmer with $500 in real estate, also in the household, his younger brother William, his mother Ann, and Mary Carter, age 58, whose relationship is unknown.
  3. Security James Cherry.
  4. 1830 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 312, Ancestry.com Images 11-12, Julian's Creek, Norfolk Co., VA
    John Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 1 M30-40, 1 F0-5, 1 F20-30, 2 slaves
    Thomas Culpepper, 1 M5-10, 2 M10-15, 1 M15-20, 1 M50-60, 1 F10-15, 1F15-20, 1F40-50, 5 slaves.
  5. Deed Bk 56, p 48.

John Mesley

Male, #761, (say 1766 - between 1800 and 1830)
Birth*say 1766 John was born say 1766. 
Death*between 1800 and 1830 He died between 1800 and 1830. 
Deed1 Aug 1830 He was a previous land owner in a deed granted on 1 Aug 1830 at Norfolk Co., Virginia,

John Culpepper and wife Nancy to William B. Manning, for $100, 11 acres on Julian Creek inherited from Nancy's father, John Mesley, Sr.1 

Family

Child
Last Edited24 Jan 2005

Citations

  1. Deed Bk 56, p 48.

Joshua McCoy

Male, #762, (say 1754 - )
Birth*say 1754 Joshua was born say 1754. 
Marriage*say 1778 He married Sarah (?) say 1778. 
1790 Census* Joshua was listed as the head of a family on the 1790 Census at Bertie Co., North Carolina

Family

Sarah (?) (say 1757 - )
Child
Last Edited19 Dec 2001

John Culpepper Jr.

Male, #763, (say 1774 - before 20 Nov 1837)
Father*John Culpepper of Norfolk Co., VA (c 1753 - b 16 Mar 1818)
Mother*Martha Cherry (s 1752 - )
DNA* John has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Thomas Culpepper, who is a son of Henry Culpepper, Jr. and grandson Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Birth*say 1774 John was born at Norfolk Co., Virginia, say 1774. 
Census1782 He was/were probably enumerated in the census report at Norfolk Co., Virginia, in 1782.1 
Marriage*17 Feb 1794 He married Sarah Brown at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 17 Feb 1794. Surety, John Brown.2 
Birth of Sonsay 1796 His son John Culpepper III was born say 1796 at Norfolk Co., Virginia
Birth of Soncirca 1798 His son Thomas Culpepper was born circa 1798 at Norfolk Co., Virginia
Deed5 Nov 1800 He witnessed a deed grant to John Culpepper of Norfolk Co., VA on 5 Nov 1800 at Norfolk Co., Virginia,

5 Nov 1800 -- Deed Bk 39, p 35. Michael Manning to Thomas Culpepper Jr, both of Portsmouth Parish, for $464, 45 acres "whereon I now live" bounding Malachi Manning, Thomas Culpepper, and Julian Creek. Wit: Robert B. Culpepper, John Culpepper, and Thomas Read.3 
Research note He is referenced in a research note for Rachel Culpepper.4 
Marriage24 Dec 1802 He was the surety in the marriage of Mary Culpepper to Paul Cherry at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 24 Dec 1802, affirming that there was no moral or legal reason why the couple could not be married.5 
Birth of Soncirca 1805 His son Abel Culpepper was born circa 1805 at Norfolk Co., Virginia
Milit-Beg*1807 He began military service in 1807 at Virginia.6 
Birth of Soncirca 1810 His son John Culpepper IV was born circa 1810.7,8 
Will1 Dec 1810 John and Martha named as executor(s) and heir(s) in the will of John Culpepper of Norfolk Co., VA at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 1 Dec 1810.9 
War of 1812*between 1813 and 1814 He served in the War of 1812 between 1813 and 1814
(Virginia Militia.)10 
1820 Census*7 Aug 1820 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1820 Census at Norfolk Co., Virginia. Enumerated in census but otherwise not identified are 1 F0-10, 1 F10-16 and 3 F16-26..11 
Marriage*15 Feb 1821 He married Sarah Owens at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 15 Feb 1821. 
Deed*14 Jun 1821 He granted a deed, with Rev. Arthur Emmerson II as an adjacent landowner, with Zachariah Owens as a previous landowner on 14 Jun 1821 at Norfolk Co., Virginia,

14 May 1821 -- Deed Bk 49, p 155. John Culpepper and wife Sarah to John Collins, for $160, 32 acres on Paradise Creek adj. Arthur Emmerson, Thomas Edwards, and Nathaniel Owens, is the land of Sarah's father, Zachariah Owens.3 
Will28 Sep 1822 Mary, Catherine, Paul, James, Faithy, Henry and John named as heir(s) in the will of Cherry Culpepper at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 28 Sep 1822.12 
Will*9 Nov 1825 He made a will at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 9 Nov 1825, naming as executor(s) and heir(s) Sarah Brown, naming as heir(s) Abel Culpepper, Thomas Culpepper and John Culpepper III.

In the name of God Amen I John Culpepper being sick and weak in body of sound mind and memory do make this my last Will in manner and form as followeth. viz. First after my death I wish my funeral expences paid out of the money that is owing me as to my debts I owe no person.
     Second, I lend unto beloved wife Sarah Culpepper the use of my plantation household and kitchen furniture horses farming utentials together with all my stock of hogs and cattle during her life time.
     Third after the death of my wife I give unto my son Abel Culpepper all my plantation containing One hundred and twenty acres that is the plantation where I now reside on to him and his heirs forever also he has liberty to build on or improve the said plantation before the death of my wife not interupting or disturbing her.
     Fourth I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas Culpepper and his heirs a certain piece or parcel of land beginning at white gum running N. to a white oak thence N. to Cook's Mill Run thence down said run to Cook's line.
     Fifth I give unto my son John Culpepper one large inglish musket.
     Sixth after the death of my wife I request that all the property that I lend to my wife to [be] equally divided among my children.
     Seventh & last I constitute and appoint my wife my Exexatrix in witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal this ninth day of November in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and twenty five.
     John (x) Culpepper (Seal)
     Signed seal'd and deliver'd in presence of Henry Spratt, Robert (x) Brown

     At a Court held for Norfolk County the 20th November 1837 This Will was proved by the oath of Robert Brown a subscribing witness thereto being dead James Spratt being first sworn deposed that he is well acquainted with the hand writing of the said Henry Spratt and that he verily believes the signature to the said Will is in the own proper hand writing of the said Henry Spratt dec'd whereupon the said Will is ordered to be recorded. Test: Wm. M. Wilson.13 
1830 Census*1 Jun 1830 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census at Norfolk Co., Virginia. 1 M0-5, 2 M20-30, 1 M60-70, 1 F15-20, 1 F20-30, 1 F50-60, 0 slaves. Within this, enumerated but otherwise not identified are 1 M0-5, 1 F15-20, 1 F20-30..7 
Death*before 20 Nov 1837 He died at Norfolk Co., Virginia, before 20 Nov 1837. 
Probate*20 Nov 1837 Probate action was taken on John's estate, with Henry Spratt proving on 20 Nov 1837 at Norfolk Co., Virginia.13 
Will19 Jul 1864 He identified as the previous landowner(s) of land being bequeathed in the will of Thomas Culpepper at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 19 Jul 1864.14 

Family 1

Sarah Brown (circa 1773 - circa 1820)
Marriage*17 Feb 1794 He married Sarah Brown at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 17 Feb 1794. Surety, John Brown.2 
Children

Family 2

Sarah Owens (circa 1770 - )
Marriage*15 Feb 1821 He married Sarah Owens at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 15 Feb 1821. 
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Henry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited30 Jul 2013

Citations

  1. Peter Smith, The Lower Norfolk County Virginia Antiquarian, NY, 1951.
    Vol. 5, pp. 134-135. (A list of the families of Whites & blacks thats on the south side of Western branch as fear as new Mill Creek. Taking by Wm Booker.)
    John Culpepper, 7 White, 0 Black.
  2. Virginia) Daughters of the American Revolution. Fort Nelson Chapter (Portsmouth, Marriage Bonds of Norfolk County, Virginia, Oct. 5, 1706 - Dec. 31, 1850, Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah , 1970, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Film 850091 Item 4.
    John Culpepper and Sarah Brown married in Norfolk Co., VA, on 17 Feb 1791, surety John Brown.
  3. Norfolk Co, VA Deeds, .
  4. Lewis W. Griffin Jr. (#47), Phoenix, AZ, e-mail address.
  5. Virginia) Daughters of the American Revolution. Fort Nelson Chapter (Portsmouth, Marriage Bonds of Norfolk County, Virginia, Oct. 5, 1706 - Dec. 31, 1850, Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah , 1970, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Film 850091 Item 4.
    Molly (Mary) Culpepper and Paul Cherry married in Norfolk Co., VA, on 24 Dec 1802, surety John Culpepper.
  6. Military Records U.S. Soldiers 1784-1811, Family Tree Maker CD.
  7. 1830 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 308, Ancestry.com Images 3-4, Unknown Township, Norfolk Co., VA
    George Culpepper, 2 M0-5, 1 M30-40, 1 F5-10, 1 F10-15, 1 F20-30, 1 slave
    John Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 2 M20-30, 1 M60-70, 1 F15-20, 1 F20-30, 1 F50-60, 0 slaves
    Thomas Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 1 M20-30, 1 F0-5, 1 F5-10, 1 F20-30, 0 slaves.
  8. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 510, Family 36, Lines 13-15, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., VA
    Sarah Culpepper, 80, F, VA
    William Marsh, 20, M, Farmer, VA
    John Culpepper, 40, M, Farmer, VA.
  9. Norfolk Co. VA Wills; (n.p.: n.pub.).
    Will of John Culpepper, 1 Dec 1810, Book 5, p. 7.
  10. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, Index to the Compiled Military Service Records for the Volunteer Soldiers Who Served During the War of 1812, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1999.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4281
    Five different service records are found for a John Culpepper serving in the Virginia Militia. Some of these are probably the same person, but it is not known which:
    4th Regiment (Beatty's)
    7th Regiment (Magnien's)
    95th Regiment (Lee's)
    Captain Williams' Company
    Captain Tart's Company.
  11. 1810 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 120, Genealogy.com page 123/Image 7, Unknown Township, Norfolk Co., VA
    John Culpepper, 1 M10-16, 2 M16-26, 1 M45+, 1 F0-10, 1 F10-16, 3 F16-26, 1 F45+, 0 Slaves.
  12. Norfolk Co. VA Wills; (n.p.: n.pub.).
    Book 5, page 100, LDS Film 32904.
  13. Norfolk Co. VA Wills; (n.p.: n.pub.).
    Book 6, page 40.
  14. Norfolk Co. VA Wills; (n.p.: n.pub.).
    Book 6, page 622.
  15. Emily L. Walker, compiler, Norfolk County, Virginia Death Register, 1870 - 1896, Norfolk, VA: E. L. Walker, 1999.
    p. 186.

Sarah Brown

Female, #764, (circa 1773 - circa 1820)
Birth*circa 1773 Sarah was born at Norfolk Co., Virginia, circa 1773. 
Marriage*17 Feb 1794 She married John Culpepper Jr. at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 17 Feb 1794. Surety, John Brown.1 
Married Name17 Feb 1794  As of 17 Feb 1794, her married name was Culpepper. 
Birth of Sonsay 1796 Her son John Culpepper III was born say 1796 at Norfolk Co., Virginia
Birth of Soncirca 1798 Her son Thomas Culpepper was born circa 1798 at Norfolk Co., Virginia
Birth of Soncirca 1805 Her son Abel Culpepper was born circa 1805 at Norfolk Co., Virginia
Birth of Soncirca 1810 Her son John Culpepper IV was born circa 1810.2,3 
1820 Census7 Aug 1820 Sarah was probably a free white female, age 45 or over, in John Culpepper Jr.'s household, on the 1820 Census at Norfolk Co., Virginia. Enumerated in census but otherwise not identified are 1 F0-10, 1 F10-16 and 3 F16-26..4 
Death*circa 1820 She died circa 1820. 
Will9 Nov 1825 Sarah named as executor(s) and heir(s) in the will of John Culpepper Jr. at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 9 Nov 1825.5 

Family

John Culpepper Jr. (say 1774 - before 20 Nov 1837)
Marriage*17 Feb 1794 She married John Culpepper Jr. at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 17 Feb 1794. Surety, John Brown.1 
Children
Last Edited9 Oct 2011

Citations

  1. Virginia) Daughters of the American Revolution. Fort Nelson Chapter (Portsmouth, Marriage Bonds of Norfolk County, Virginia, Oct. 5, 1706 - Dec. 31, 1850, Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah , 1970, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Film 850091 Item 4.
    John Culpepper and Sarah Brown married in Norfolk Co., VA, on 17 Feb 1791, surety John Brown.
  2. 1830 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 308, Ancestry.com Images 3-4, Unknown Township, Norfolk Co., VA
    George Culpepper, 2 M0-5, 1 M30-40, 1 F5-10, 1 F10-15, 1 F20-30, 1 slave
    John Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 2 M20-30, 1 M60-70, 1 F15-20, 1 F20-30, 1 F50-60, 0 slaves
    Thomas Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 1 M20-30, 1 F0-5, 1 F5-10, 1 F20-30, 0 slaves.
  3. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 510, Family 36, Lines 13-15, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., VA
    Sarah Culpepper, 80, F, VA
    William Marsh, 20, M, Farmer, VA
    John Culpepper, 40, M, Farmer, VA.
  4. 1810 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 120, Genealogy.com page 123/Image 7, Unknown Township, Norfolk Co., VA
    John Culpepper, 1 M10-16, 2 M16-26, 1 M45+, 1 F0-10, 1 F10-16, 3 F16-26, 1 F45+, 0 Slaves.
  5. Norfolk Co. VA Wills; (n.p.: n.pub.).
    Book 6, page 40.
  6. Emily L. Walker, compiler, Norfolk County, Virginia Death Register, 1870 - 1896, Norfolk, VA: E. L. Walker, 1999.
    p. 186.

Abel Culpepper

Male, #765, (circa 1805 - )
Father*John Culpepper Jr. (s 1774 - b 20 Nov 1837)
Mother*Sarah Brown (c 1773 - c 1820)
Birth*circa 1805 Abel was born at Norfolk Co., Virginia, circa 1805. 
1820 Census7 Aug 1820 Abel was probably a free white male, age 10 and under 16, in John Culpepper Jr.'s household, on the 1820 Census at Norfolk Co., Virginia. Enumerated in census but otherwise not identified are 1 F0-10, 1 F10-16 and 3 F16-26..1 
Will9 Nov 1825 Abel, Thomas and John named as heir(s) in the will of John Culpepper Jr. at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 9 Nov 1825.2 
1830 Census1 Jun 1830 Abel and John was probably a free white male, age 20 and under 30, in John Culpepper Jr.'s household, on the 1830 Census at Norfolk Co., Virginia. 1 M0-5, 2 M20-30, 1 M60-70, 1 F15-20, 1 F20-30, 1 F50-60, 0 slaves. Within this, enumerated but otherwise not identified are 1 M0-5, 1 F15-20, 1 F20-30..3 
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Henry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited3 Jun 2004

Citations

  1. 1810 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 120, Genealogy.com page 123/Image 7, Unknown Township, Norfolk Co., VA
    John Culpepper, 1 M10-16, 2 M16-26, 1 M45+, 1 F0-10, 1 F10-16, 3 F16-26, 1 F45+, 0 Slaves.
  2. Norfolk Co. VA Wills; (n.p.: n.pub.).
    Book 6, page 40.
  3. 1830 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 308, Ancestry.com Images 3-4, Unknown Township, Norfolk Co., VA
    George Culpepper, 2 M0-5, 1 M30-40, 1 F5-10, 1 F10-15, 1 F20-30, 1 slave
    John Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 2 M20-30, 1 M60-70, 1 F15-20, 1 F20-30, 1 F50-60, 0 slaves
    Thomas Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 1 M20-30, 1 F0-5, 1 F5-10, 1 F20-30, 0 slaves.

Sarah Owens

Female, #766, (circa 1770 - )
Father*Zachariah Owens (s 1761 - b Nov 1817)
Birth*circa 1770 Sarah was born at Norfolk Co., Virginia, circa 1770.1 
Marriage*15 Feb 1821 She married John Culpepper Jr. at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 15 Feb 1821. 
Married Name15 Feb 1821  As of 15 Feb 1821, her married name was Culpepper. 
Deed*14 Jun 1821 She granted a deed, with Rev. Arthur Emmerson II as an adjacent landowner, with Zachariah Owens as a previous landowner on 14 Jun 1821 at Norfolk Co., Virginia,

14 May 1821 -- Deed Bk 49, p 155. John Culpepper and wife Sarah to John Collins, for $160, 32 acres on Paradise Creek adj. Arthur Emmerson, Thomas Edwards, and Nathaniel Owens, is the land of Sarah's father, Zachariah Owens.2 
1830 Census1 Jun 1830 Sarah was probably a free white female, age 50 and under 60, in John Culpepper Jr.'s household, on the 1830 Census at Norfolk Co., Virginia. 1 M0-5, 2 M20-30, 1 M60-70, 1 F15-20, 1 F20-30, 1 F50-60, 0 slaves. Within this, enumerated but otherwise not identified are 1 M0-5, 1 F15-20, 1 F20-30..3 
1850 Census*1 Jun 1850 Sarah was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia.1 

Family

John Culpepper Jr. (say 1774 - before 20 Nov 1837)
Last Edited9 Oct 2011

Citations

  1. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 510, Family 36, Lines 13-15, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., VA
    Sarah Culpepper, 80, F, VA
    William Marsh, 20, M, Farmer, VA
    John Culpepper, 40, M, Farmer, VA.
  2. Norfolk Co, VA Deeds, .
  3. 1830 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 308, Ancestry.com Images 3-4, Unknown Township, Norfolk Co., VA
    George Culpepper, 2 M0-5, 1 M30-40, 1 F5-10, 1 F10-15, 1 F20-30, 1 slave
    John Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 2 M20-30, 1 M60-70, 1 F15-20, 1 F20-30, 1 F50-60, 0 slaves
    Thomas Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 1 M20-30, 1 F0-5, 1 F5-10, 1 F20-30, 0 slaves.

Kate Estell Culpepper1

Female, #768, (24 Feb 1868 - 30 Sep 1869)
Father*Benjamin Franklin Culpepper (8 May 1845 - 25 Nov 1892)
Mother*Octavia E. Daughtry (Oct 1844 - 13 Aug 1905)
Birth*24 Feb 1868 Kate was born at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 24 Feb 1868.2 
Death*30 Sep 1869 She died at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 30 Sep 1869 at age 1. 
ChartsRobert Culpepper Jr. of Lower Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited8 Jul 2004

Citations

  1. Birth Records, 1867-1879, Virginia Bureau of Vital Statistics, LDS film 2026335.
  2. Emily L. Walker, compiler, Norfolk County VA Birth & Death Register (Births 1853-1860 & 1864-1874; Deaths 1853-1860 & 1864-1870), Norfolk, VA: E. L. Walker, 1997.
    p. 97.

Zadock Daley

Male, #769, (say 1752 - )
Birth*say 1752 Zadock was born say 1752. 

Family

Child
Last Edited4 Oct 1999

Thomas Ellis

Male, #770, (say 1731 - )
Birth*say 1731 Thomas was born say 1731. 
Marriage23 Nov 1780 He was the surety in the marriage of Elizabeth Ellis to Willis Culpepper of Norfolk Co., VA at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 23 Nov 1780, affirming that there was no moral or legal reason why the couple could not be married.1 

Family

Child
Last Edited4 Oct 1999

Citations

  1. Virginia) Daughters of the American Revolution. Fort Nelson Chapter (Portsmouth, Marriage Bonds of Norfolk County, Virginia, Oct. 5, 1706 - Dec. 31, 1850, Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah , 1970, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Film 850091 Item 4.
    Willis Culpepper and Elizabeth Ellis married in Norfolk Co., VA, on 23 Nov 1780, Thomas Ellis, surety.

Agnes Culpepper

Female, #772, (circa 1770 - )
Father*Reuben Culpepper (c 1741 - c 1779)
Birth*circa 1770 Agnes was born at Norfolk Co., Virginia, circa 1770. 
Marriage*6 Jan 1792 She married William Crocker at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 6 Jan 1792. Caleb Hughes was the surety affirming that there was no moral or legal reason why the couple could not be married. Her father, Reuben, was deceased.1 
Married Name6 Jan 1792  As of 6 Jan 1792, her married name was Crocker. 

Family

William Crocker (say 1768 - )
ChartsRobert Culpepper Jr. of Lower Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited5 Sep 2011

Citations

  1. Virginia) Daughters of the American Revolution. Fort Nelson Chapter (Portsmouth, Marriage Bonds of Norfolk County, Virginia, Oct. 5, 1706 - Dec. 31, 1850, Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah , 1970, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Film 850091 Item 4.
    Agnes Culpepper and William Crocker married in Norfolk Co., VA, on 6 Jan 1792, orphan of Reuben Culpepper, Caleb Hughes, surety, makes oath that she is of lawful age.

William Crocker

Male, #773, (say 1768 - )
Birth*say 1768 William was born say 1768. 
Marriage*6 Jan 1792 He married Agnes Culpepper at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 6 Jan 1792. Caleb Hughes was the surety affirming that there was no moral or legal reason why the couple could not be married. Her father, Reuben, was deceased.1 
Marriage20 Nov 1796 He was the surety in the marriage of Argea Culpepper to Gordon Bennett at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 20 Nov 1796, affirming that there was no moral or legal reason why the couple could not be married.2 

Family

Agnes Culpepper (circa 1770 - )
Last Edited5 Sep 2011

Citations

  1. Virginia) Daughters of the American Revolution. Fort Nelson Chapter (Portsmouth, Marriage Bonds of Norfolk County, Virginia, Oct. 5, 1706 - Dec. 31, 1850, Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah , 1970, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Film 850091 Item 4.
    Agnes Culpepper and William Crocker married in Norfolk Co., VA, on 6 Jan 1792, orphan of Reuben Culpepper, Caleb Hughes, surety, makes oath that she is of lawful age.
  2. Virginia) Daughters of the American Revolution. Fort Nelson Chapter (Portsmouth, Marriage Bonds of Norfolk County, Virginia, Oct. 5, 1706 - Dec. 31, 1850, Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah , 1970, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Film 850091 Item 4.
    Argea Culpepper and Pardon Bennett married in Norfolk Co., VA, on 20 Nov 1796, William Crocker (Argea's brother-in-law), surety, married by Rev. Arthur Emmerson, who records "Gordon Bennett."

John Mason Blanford

Male, #774, (say 1776 - )
Birth*say 1776 John was born say 1776. 
Marriage*30 Jul 1800 He married Mary Culpepper at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 30 Jul 1800. 

Family

Mary Culpepper (Sep 1783 - )
Last Edited5 Jun 2001

Nathaniel Garnes

Male, #775, (say 1776 - )
Birth*say 1776 Nathaniel was born at Norfolk Co., Virginia, say 1776. 
Marriage*30 Jul 1800 He married Ann Culpepper at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 30 Jul 1800. Rev. Arthur Emmerson II, as minister, performed the marriage.1 
Birth of Soncirca 1807 His son William Garnes was born circa 1807 at Norfolk Co., Virginia
1820 Census*1820 Nathaniel was listed as the head of a family on the 1820 Census at Norfolk Co., Virginia.2 

Family

Ann Culpepper (circa 1779 - )
Child
Last Edited5 Sep 2011

Citations

  1. William Martin, surety, makes oath that Ann is of lawful age. Arthur Emmerson, minister.
  2. P. 123.

John Kearnes

Male, #776, (circa 1789 - )
Birth*circa 1789 John was born at Norfolk Co., Virginia, circa 1789. 
Marriage*10 Apr 1813 He married Sally Culpepper at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 10 Apr 1813. Note the 1796 deed from Henry and Sarah Culpepper (parents of Sally) to John Kearnes. The deed may have been granted to John, Sally's future husband, if he was much older than Sally. Or the John of the deed might have been the father of the John who married Sally.1 

Family

Sally Culpepper (say 1784 - )
Last Edited6 Oct 2011

Citations

  1. William Cofield, surety, makes oath that both are of lawful age.

John Poyner

Male, #778, (say 1766 - )
Birth*say 1766 John was born say 1766. 
Birth of Soncirca 1796 His son John Poyner was born circa 1796. 

Family

Child
Last Edited29 Jun 2000

John Butt

Male, #779, (say 1765 - )
Birth*say 1765 John was born say 1765. 
Marriage21 Nov 1816 He was the surety in the marriage of Penelope Butt to Stephen Culpepper at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 21 Nov 1816, affirming that there was no moral or legal reason why the couple could not be married.1 

Family

Child
Last Edited7 Jun 1999

Citations

  1. Virginia) Daughters of the American Revolution. Fort Nelson Chapter (Portsmouth, Marriage Bonds of Norfolk County, Virginia, Oct. 5, 1706 - Dec. 31, 1850, Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah , 1970, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Film 850091 Item 4.
    Stephen Culpepper and Mrs. Penelope Mitchell married 21 Nov 1816 in Norfolk Co., VA, John Butt, Surety.

Annis Culpepper

Female, #780, (circa 1808 - )
Father*Joseph P. Culpepper (c 1782 - a 1830)
Mother*Ann Spady (c 1787 - 1814)
Birth*circa 1808 Annis was born at Norfolk Co., Virginia, circa 1808. 
1820 Census7 Aug 1820 Annis was probably a free white female, age 10 and under 16, in Joseph P. Culpepper's household, on the 1820 Census at Norfolk Co., Virginia.1 
Marriage*12 Jul 1828 She married William Walker at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 12 Jul 1828. 
Married Name12 Jul 1828  As of 12 Jul 1828, her married name was Walker. 

Family

William Walker (circa 1804 - )
ChartsRobert Culpepper Jr. of Lower Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited7 Sep 2003

Citations

  1. 1810 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 118, Genealogy.com page 121/Image 5, Unknown Township, Norfolk Co., VA
    Joseph Culpepper, 3 M0-10, 1 M26-45, 2 F0-10, 1 F10-16, 1 F26-45, 0 Slaves, Engaged in Manufacturing.