William Iry W. Culpepper

Male, #1433, (23 Jul 1835 - between 1862 and 1865)
Father*William C. Culpepper (25 Jun 1790 - 1871)
Mother*Elizabeth Harrell (9 Oct 1793 - a 1871)
Birth*23 Jul 1835 William was born at Nash Co., North Carolina, on 23 Jul 1835.1 
1840 Census1 Jun 1840 William was probably a free white male, age 5 and under 10,in William C. Culpepper's household, on the 1840 Census on 1 Jun 1840 at Nash Co., North Carolina.
(Enumerated in the census but otherwise unaccounted for are 1 F10-15, 3 free coloreds and 1 slave.)2 
1850 Census1 Jun 1850 Frances, William, John and Elizabeth listed as a household member living with William C. Culpepper on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Nash Co., North Carolina.3 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 William, John and Elizabeth listed as a household member living with William C. Culpepper in the 1860 Census at Rocky Mount, Nash Co., North Carolina.4 
Civil War*1861 He served in the War Between the States in 1861

     William R. Culpepper enlisted 1 May 1861 as a Private at age 25 at Nash Co., NC; resided in Nash Co., NC; Farmer; served in H Co. 12th Inf Reg. NC. 
Death*between 1862 and 1865 He died between 1862 and 1865
After his enlistment in the NC Infantry, no subsequent records have been found for William, so he is assumed to have died in the Civil Wa. 
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
James Culpepper of Nash Co., NC : Descendant Chart
Last Edited27 May 2011


  1. Braswell-Culpepper Family, Family Bible of William Culpepper and Elizabeth Harrell, NC Archives (digital image), owner, (2011).
  2. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 078, Ancestry.com images 59-60, Unknown Township, Nash Co., NC
    William Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 1 M5-10, 1 M10-15, 1 M40-50, 1 F5-10, 2 F10-15, 1 F40-50, 3 free coloreds, 1 slave.
  3. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 303B, Lines 8-16, Nash Co., NC (28 Sep 1850)
    William Culpepper, 59, M, Wh, Farmer, NC, RE=$800
    Elizabeth Culpepper, 56, F, Wh, NC
    Frances A. R. Culpepper, 17, F, Wh, NC
    William J. W. Culpepper, 14, M, Wh, NC
    John J. Culpepper, 17, M, Wh, NC
    Zilpha Locust, 28, F, Black, NC
    Lucinda Locust, 7, F, Black, NC
    Richard Locust, 5, M, Black, NC
    Barbee A. Locust, 2, F, Black, NC.
  4. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Pages 329A-B, Lines 40, 1-6, Dortches Dis, Rocky Mount PO, Nash Co., NC (26 Jul 1860)
    Wm. C. Culpepper, 68, M, Wh, Farmer, RE=$1800, PE=$500, NC
    Elizabeth Culpepper, 64, F, Wh, NC
    William Culpepper, 23, M, Wh, Farm Laborer, NC
    Jno Culpepper, 22, M, Wh, Farm Laborer, NC
    Lucinda Lucas, 20, F, Black, NC
    Richard Lucas, 16, M, Black, NC
    Barbara Lucas, 12, F, Black, NC.