George J. Culpepper

Male, #1369, (circa 1828 - 7 Feb 1874)
Father*Henry Culpepper of Marion SC (26 Oct 1781 - 21 Jul 1856)
Mother*Mary Coleman (c 1790 - a 1 Jun 1880)
Extinct Surname?* The family branch headed by George J. Culpepper is believed to have no living male descendants with the Culpepper surname. If you know otherwise, please contact Lew Griffin using the link at the bottom of this page. 
Birth*circa 1828 George was born at Marion District, South Carolina, circa 1828.1 
Marriage*circa 1854 He married J. Ann Hines at South Carolina circa 1854. 
Will1856 George, Jane, Mary, Robert and Mary named as heir(s) in the will of Henry Culpepper of Marion SC at Marion District, South Carolina, in 1856.2 
Death of Father21 Jul 1856 His father Henry Culpepper of Marion SC died on 21 Jul 1856 at Marion District, South Carolina.3 
1860 Census*1 Jun 1860 George was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Little Rock, Marion District, South Carolina.4,5 
Civil War*1862 George Culpepper, Second Lieutenant. Promoted from ranks 1862. Resigned Dec 1862.6,7 
Birth of Soncirca 1865 His son Alexander Culpepper was born circa 1865 at Marion District, South Carolina.8 
Voted*10 Jul 1869 He and Robert Benjamin Exum voted in an election on 10 Jul 1869 at Cain Twp, Marion Co., South Carolina.9 
1870 Census*1 Jun 1870 George was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Forestville, Marion Co., South Carolina.8 
Death*7 Feb 1874 He died at Marion Co., South Carolina, on 7 Feb 1874
Under the heading "Palmetto Leaves" (excerpts of stories originally published in a South Carolina newspaper, date undisclosed): "Mrs. Culpepper and her paramour, Bill Freyer, killed Geo. Culpepper in Marion last Wednesday night." (Augusta Chronicle, 19 Sep 1874, Page 2.)10
 
Probate*30 Sep 1874 Probate action was taken on George's estate, with Mary Rebecca Bullock, Alexander Culpepper and Elizabeth Culpepper as heir(s), with William Pinkney Bullock as administrator on 30 Sep 1874 at Marion Co., South Carolina,

Petition of W. P. Bullock granted for letters of administration. Shows that G. J. Culpepper departed this life intestate on 7 Sep 1874 leaving a small personal estate. That intestate left him surviving as heir and distributees at law his widow H. J. Culpepper and the following children: M. R. Bullock, wife of W. P. Bullock, Alexander Culpepper and Elizabeth Culpepper, all minors under the age of 21.10 
Biography* On 28 Mar 1857, G. J. Culpepper purchased from the estate of James Daniel. (Roll #238)

In the administration of the estate of James Deracken in Feb 1858, George Culpepper, Mary Culpepper and R. B. Exum were among those who were shown with accounts with the deceased. (Roll #1005)

On 25 Apr 1860, G. J. Culpepper purchased from the estate of Mary H. Anderson. (Roll #1159)

On 17 Jul 1860, a Prisons Bound Bond was issued "that G. J. Culpepper should remain within the bounds & limits of Goal of Marion Dist as established by law and within forty days from date before clerk CCP as pay & satisfy a Writ of Capias ad satisfaciendum sued out by Samuel Kerton etc." (Marion Co. CCP, page 69)

On 9 Feb 1863, G. J. Culpepper purchased from the estate of James R. Lewis. (Roll #1663)

On 29 May 1866, in his will, Lewis. J. Harrell appoints George Culpepper as executor and designates his mistress Caroline (formerly a slave of Dr. James Jarrott) to be his heir. Wit: W. W. Sellers, W. P. Gore and Thos. Mitchell. (Roll #1554)

On 8 Aug 1866, George J. Culpepper and his brother-in-law Robert B. Exum were named appraisers for the estate of Richard Williford and they both subsequently purchased from it.11,12 

Family

J. Ann Hines (circa 1833 - )
Marriage*circa 1854 He married J. Ann Hines at South Carolina circa 1854. 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Henry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited11 Jul 2011

Citations

  1. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 21A, Family 315, Unk Twp, Marion District, SC
    Henry Culpepper, 68, M, Farmer, $1000, Marion District, SC
    Mary Culpepper, 55, F, Marion District, SC
    George Culpepper, 21, M, Marion District, SC.
  2. Book 3, p. 17.
  3. Unknown author, Brent Holcomb, Editor, "unknown article title," South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, .
  4. P. 44, family 686.
  5. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 44, Family 686, Little Rock PO, Marion District, SC
    Geo. J. Culpepper, 30, M, Farmer, SC
    J. A. Culpepper, 27, F, SC
    Rebecca Culpepper, 4, F, SC.
  6. W. W. Sellers, Esq., "A History of Marion Co., SC", Southern Historical Press, Greenville, SC 1996 (Originally published Coulmbia, SC, 1902).
  7. LDS Film #881974:
    G. J. Culpepper, Company I, 6th SC Cavalry, Private
    George Culpepper, Company H, 8th SC Infantry, Private
    G. J. Culpepper, Company H, 8th SC Infantry, Lieutenant.
  8. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 19B, Family 119, Cain Twp, Forestville PO, Marion Co., SC
    G. J. Culpepper, 31, M, Farmer, $800/$150, SC
    Ann Culpepper, 35, F, SC
    Mary R. Culpepper, 14, F, SC
    Alexander Culpepper, 4, M, SC
    Elizabeth Culpepper, 6/12, F, SC.
  9. Margaret B. Altman, compiler, "Marion District Schoool Record (1849-1864) & Miscellaneous Voting List, page 154:
    Included were G. J. Culpepper, Prince Culpepper, H. B. Exum and R. B. Exum.
  10. Lucille Utley and Danny Smith, compiler, Marion Co., SC Probate Records, Vol. 2, Hemingway, SC: Three Rivers Historical Society, 1985, Repository: SC Archives and History Center in Columbia, Call No. F277.M2.U51.
    Page 233. Cites Roll 1336.
  11. Lucille Utley and Danny Smith, compiler, Marion Co., SC Probate Records, Vol. 1, Hemingway, SC: Three Rivers Historical Society, 1985, Repository: SC Archives and History Center in Columbia, Call No. F277.M2.U51.
    pages 158, 160, 161.
  12. Lucille Utley, compiler, Marion Co., SC Court Records, Court of Common Pleas, 1788 to June 1861, Hemingway, SC: Three Rivers Historical Society, 2002, Repository: Hartsville SC Genealogical Research Library.
    "The Darlington Herald", 13 Jul 1894.