Sterling Gardner Culpepper (I)1

Male, #10527, (1825 - after 1890)
Father*Nathan Culpepper of Warren Co., GA (5 Mar 1779 - 21 Jul 1825)
Mother*Frances Gardner (12 May 1789 - 13 Jan 1861)
Namesake* Sterling Gardner Culpepper (I) was named for Sterling Gardner
Namesake* Sterling Gardner Culpepper (II) was named for Sterling Gardner Culpepper (I). 
Birth*1825 Sterling was born at Warren Co., Georgia, in 1825.2 
Land Lottery17 Apr 1827 He, as an orphan of the deceased, Nathan Culpepper of Warren Co., GA, had a fortunate draw in the land lottery on 17 Apr 1827 at Warren Co., Georgia.3 
1830 Census1 Jun 1830 Sterling and Nathan was probably a free white male, age 5 and under 10, in Frances Culpepper's household, on the 1830 Census at Warren Co., Georgia.4 
Guardian4 Jun 1833 He declared as orphan(s) at Nathan Culpepper of Warren Co., GA's death and Sampson Rose Culpepper of Warren Co., GA was appointed as guardian on 4 Jun 1833 at Warren Co., Georgia, (Sampson R. Culpepper was appointed guardian of Elizabeth, Nathan, Sterling and Drucilla P. Culpepper, orphans of Nathan Culpepper.)5 
Deed6 Dec 1843 He witnessed a deed grant on 6 Dec 1843 at Warren Co., Georgia, (John Harris, the seller; Robert Lazenby, deceased; Joel Cloud, buyer; and Sherwood Roberts Haden, adjoining landowner.)6 
Deed1844 He witnessed a deed grant in 1844 at Warren Co., Georgia,

Two deeds: Each was a sale by John Harris to William Stone; in the first, Catherine Harris was deceased and Pierce Baily was an adjoining landowner; in the second George Harris was deceased.7 
Event-Misc*6 Jan 1846 He and Sampson Rose Culpepper of Warren Co., GA on 6 Jan 1846 at Warren Co., Georgia, along with Samuel Hall, Sr., witnesses for the probate of the will dated 29 Nov 1845 of Esther J. Wright, sister of Martha Sammons.8 
Civil War*between 1862 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1862 and 1865

     Private in 10th Mississippi Regiment, Company "I" Columbia Guards. 
1870 Census1 Jun 1870 Sterling, Sarah, Louisa, Nathaniel, Alexander, Martha, Sarah, Frances and Johnny listed as a household member living with Sampson Rose Culpepper of Warren Co., GA on the 1870 Census at Warrenton, Warren Co., Georgia.9 
Deed6 Feb 1872 He was party to a deed on 6 Feb 1872 at Warren Co., Georgia,

Sterling G. Culpepper sold 120 acres in Warren Co, GA, to Edwin A. Brinkley for $650. Jesse M. Roberts, Nathan Pate, and John Busor were adjoining landowners; E.S. Cody and E.H. Pottle were witnesses.
 
Deed*7 Mar 1874 He was an adjacent landowner in the deed granted on 7 Mar 1874 at Warren Co., Georgia,

E.A. Brinkley sold land, previously owned by Thomas F. Persons, to J.F. Kinsey. There were seven adjoining landowners, including Sterling G. Culpepper.10 
Marriage*before 1880 He married Harriet A. (?) at Georgia before 1880.11 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 Sterling was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Glascock Co., Georgia.12 
Jury*Aug 1886 He served on a jury in Aug 1886 at Warren Co., Georgia,
     Traverse Juroy for the 425th District.13 
1890 Census*1 Jun 1890 Sterling was listed as the head of a family (Sterling Culpeper, W, M, 63, GA) on the 1890 Census at Washington Co., Georgia.14 
Death*after 1890 He died at Georgia after 1890. 

Family

Harriet A. (?) (circa 1842 - )
Marriage*before 1880 He married Harriet A. (?) at Georgia before 1880.11 
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Benjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited13 Jul 2011

Citations

  1. His older brother Gardner also named a son, Sterling Gardner Culpepper, and that Sterling Gardner was the first of four more generations of Sterling Gardner Culpeppers (as of 1999).
  2. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
  3. State of Georgia Recorder Office, compiler, Georgia Land Lottery, 1827, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1997.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2072
    Culpepper's Orphans of Stewarts District, Warren Co., GA, drew lot 186-9 in Lee Co., GA, 17 Apr 1827.
  4. 1830 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 196, Unk Twp, Warren Co., GA
    Frances Culpepper, 2 M5-10, 1 M15-29, 1 M20-30, 1 F5-10, 2 F10-15, 1 F15-20, 1 F20-30, 1 F40-50.
  5. Daniel Nathan Crumpton, compiler, Cemeteries and Genealogy: Waren County, Georgia and immediate vicinity, 1792-1987, Vol. I, Roswell, Georgia: WH Wolfe Associates, 1987, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. 975.8625 V3c v. 2.
    Page 333 which cites Warren Co. Minutes of the Court of the Ordinary, Record Book C, page 5.
  6. Daniel Nathan Crumpton, compiler, Cemeteries and Genealogy: Waren County, Georgia and immediate vicinity, 1792-1987, Volume II, Roswell, Georgia: WH Wolfe Associates, 1987, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. 975.8625 V3c v. 1.
    p. 292.
  7. Daniel Nathan Crumpton, compiler, Cemeteries and Genealogy: Waren County, Georgia and immediate vicinity, 1792-1987, Volume II, Roswell, Georgia: WH Wolfe Associates, 1987, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. 975.8625 V3c v. 1.
    p. 288. Warren County Deed pages X336, X337, X340 and X341.
  8. Daniel Nathan Crumpton, compiler, Cemeteries and Genealogy: Waren County, Georgia and immediate vicinity, 1792-1987, Vol. I, Roswell, Georgia: WH Wolfe Associates, 1987, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. 975.8625 V3c v. 2.
    p. 170. Warren County Wills, 1829-1852, pages 158-159.
  9. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 101, Warrenton, Warren Co., GA
    Sampson R. Culpepper, 63, M, GA
    Sarah A. Culpepper, 53, F, GA
    Sarah J. Culpepper, 27, F, GA
    Lou L. Culpepper, 24, F, GA
    Nathan W. Culpepper, 20, M, GA
    Alexander J. Culpepper, 18, M, GA
    May Culpepper, 25, F, GA
    Fannie A. Hill, 26, F
    Johnny R. Hill, 3, M
    Starl Culpepper, 45, M, GA.
  10. Daniel Nathan Crumpton, compiler, Cemeteries and Genealogy: Waren County, Georgia and immediate vicinity, 1792-1987, Volume II, Roswell, Georgia: WH Wolfe Associates, 1987, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. 975.8625 V3c v. 1.
    p. 407. Warren County Deeds, book BB, page 554.
  11. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
  12. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 644D, District 1169, Glascock Co., GA
    Starly Culpepper, Self, M, M, W, 35, GA/NC/NC, Farmer
    A. Harrett Culpepper, Wife, F, M, W, 38, GA/GA/GA, Keeping House.
  13. Daniel Nathan Crumpton, compiler, Cemeteries and Genealogy: Waren County, Georgia and immediate vicinity, 1792-1987, Vol. I, Roswell, Georgia: WH Wolfe Associates, 1987, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. 975.8625 V3c v. 2.
    p. 554. Warren County Jury List.
  14. 1890 Census, Washington Co., GA (Name enumeration preserved by County Clerk).
    page 113
    Sterling Culpeper, W, M, 63, GA
    Harriet A. Culpeper, W, F, 46, GA.