Joshua Culpepper

Male, #110, (25 Aug 1830 - 27 Jun 1862)
Father*Joseph P. Culpepper (c 1782 - a 1830)
Mother*Margaret Willoughby (s 1793 - )
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Birth*25 Aug 1830 Joshua was born at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 25 Aug 1830. 
1840 Census1 Jun 1840 Joshua was probably a free white male, age 5 and under 10,in Margaret Willoughby's household, on the 1840 Census on 1 Jun 1840 at Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia.
(Enumerated in the census but otherwise unaccounted for are 2 F10-15 and 2 free coloreds.)1 
Marriage*8 Jul 1855 He married Elizabeth Rollins at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 8 Jul 1855 at age 24. Surety Samuel Martin.2 
Birth of Son7 Apr 1856 His son Jesse Culpepper was born on 7 Apr 1856 at Scotts Creek, Norfolk Co., Virginia.3 
Birth of Son21 Dec 1858 His son William Samuel Culpepper was born on 21 Dec 1858 at Portsmouth (city), Virginia.4 
1860 Census*1 Jun 1860 Joshua was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Portsmouth (city), Virginia.5 
Civil War*between 1861 and 1862 He served in the War Between the States between 1861 and 1862

     H Co. 3rd Inf Reg. VA.6 
Death*27 Jun 1862 He died at Gaines Mill, Henrico Co., Virginia, on 27 Jun 1862 at age 31. 
Biography* Joshua served in Co. H, 3rd VA Regt. (Portsmouth National Greys). He was killed at the battle of Gaines Mill, 27 Jun 1862. The names of his parents are from his marriage record.7 

Family

Elizabeth Rollins (circa 1835 - )
Marriage*8 Jul 1855 He married Elizabeth Rollins at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 8 Jul 1855 at age 24. Surety Samuel Martin.2 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Robert Culpepper Jr. of Lower Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited2 Nov 2012

Citations

  1. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 115, Ancestry.com Images 15-16, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., VA
    Margaret Culpepper, 1 M5-10, 1 M10-15, 1 M15-20, 2 F10-15, 1 F40-50, 2 free coloreds, 0 slaves.
  2. 1850-1887 Norfolk County, VA Marriages, transcribed from microfilm and various source documents by Lew Griffin, Dick Culpepper, and Susan Wilson..
    Joshua Culpepper and Elizabeth Rollins married in Norfolk Co., VA, on 8 Aug 1855.
  3. 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.32.
  4. 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. 54, listed as "Jesse."
  5. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 42, Family 319, Portsmouth, Norfolk County, VA
    Joshuana Culpepper, 24, M, Wh, Oysterman, RE=$0, PE=$100, VA
    Elizabeth Culpepper, 24, F, Wh, His wife, farm labor, VA
    Saml [Samuel] Culpepper, 2, M, Wh, VA.
  6. Joshua Culpepper; enlisted 17 Jun 1861 as a Private at age 28 at Gosport Navy Yard, VA; Oysterman; Served in H Co. 3rd Inf Reg. VA.
  7. Historical Data Systems, compiler, American Civil War Soldiers, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1999.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3737