James Culpepper Jr., of Darlington, SC

Male, #1417, (circa 1771 - between 1830 and 1840)
Father*James Culpepper of Nash Co. NC1 (s 1728 - b Nov 1799)
Mother*Elizabeth (?) (s 1736 - a 1800)
DNA* James has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of James Culpepper, son of Robert Culpepper, Jr., who is a grandson of Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Birth*circa 1771 James was born at Norfolk Co., Virginia, circa 1771. 
1790 Census*2 Aug 1790 James was listed as the head of a family on the 1790 Census on 2 Aug 1790 at Nash Co., North Carolina.2 
Will20 Aug 1799 Sarah, Elizabeth, Elizabeth, Selah, James, Christopher, Jeremiah and Henry named as heir(s) in the will of James Culpepper of Nash Co. NC at Nash Co., North Carolina, on 20 Aug 1799. 
1800 Census4 Aug 1800 Jeremiah and James was probably a free white male, age 16 and under 26, in Elizabeth (?)'s household on the 1800 Census at Nash Co., North Carolina. Enumerated in census but otherwise not identified are 1 M0-10 and 2 F16-26..3 
Marriage*circa 1810 He married Elizabeth (?) circa 1810. 
Birth of Sonsay 1811 His son Unidentified grandfather of Walter Lewis Culpepper was born say 1811. 
Miscellaneous*circa 1811 Following the death in Nov 1811 in Marion District, SC of Dr. Samuel Killburn, both Henry and James Culpepper purchase from Dr. Killburn's estate. (Roll #435).4 
Birth of Soncirca 1811 His son James H. Culpepper was born circa 1811 at Darlington District, South Carolina
War of 1812*between 1813 and 1814 He served in the War of 1812 between 1813 and 1814
(3rd Regiment, South Carolina Militia.)5 
Birth of Son16 Mar 1816 His son John Oliver Culpepper was born on 16 Mar 1816 at Darlington District, South Carolina
1820 Census*7 Aug 1820 James was listed as the head of a family on the 1820 Census at Darlington District, South Carolina. Unaccounted for are 2 females 0-10..6 
Birth of Son27 Jul 1829 His son Robert Curtis Culpepper was born on 27 Jul 1829 at South Carolina.7 
1830 Census*1 Jun 1830 James was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census at Darlington District, South Carolina. Unaccounted for are 1 M15-20, 1 F5-10, 1 F10-15 and 1 F15-20..8 
Death*between 1830 and 1840 He died at Darlington District, South Carolina, between 1830 and 1840. 

Family 1

Child

Family 2

Elizabeth (?) (17 Nov 1786 - 4 Oct 1886)
Marriage*circa 1810 He married Elizabeth (?) circa 1810. 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
James Culpepper of Nash Co., NC : Descendant Chart
Last Edited9 Feb 2011

Citations

  1. Will of James Culpepper, 20 Aug 1799.
  2. 1790 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 70, Image 0015 (Ancestry Image 4), Nash Co., NC
    4 separate Culpepper families:
    James Culpepper, 2M16+, 2M<16, 4F
    Christopher Culpepper, 1M16+, 1F, 1 Slave
    James Culpepper, Jr., 1M16+, 3M<16, 3F, 3 Free, 3 slaves
    Jeremiah Culpepper, 1M16+, 1M<16, 1F, 3 Slaves.
  3. 1800 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 291, Ancestry.com Image 11, Unknown Township, Nash Co., NC
    Elizabeth Culpepper, 1 M0-10, 2 M16-26, 3 F16-26, 1 F45+.
  4. 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 257-258.
  5. 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
  6. 1820 Federal Census, United States.
    Unknown Townships, Darlington District, SC
    Henry Culpepper, page 65, 2 M0-10, 1 M26-45, 2 F0-10, 1 F26-45, 0 slaves
    James Culpepper, page 65, 2 M0-10, 1 M45+, 2 F0-10, 1 F26-45, 0 slaves.
  7. Robert Curtis Culpepper Family Bible, Printed 1802, Transcriber unknown.
    Rhoda Tison, born 9 Jun 1835, died 25 Feb 1914, married on 2 Sep 1852, Robert Curtis Culpepper, born 27 Jul 1829, died 7 Feb 1864.
  8. 1830 Federal Census, United States.
    Unknown Townships, Darlington District, SC
    James Culpepper, page 207, 1 M0-5, 1 M10-15, 2 M15-20, 1 M50-60, 1 F5-10, 1 F5-10, 1 F10-15, 1 F40-50, 0 slaves
    Henry Culpepper, page 208, 2 M10-15, 1 M50-60, 1 F15-20, 1 F50-60, 4 slaves.