John Calvin Culpepper1

Male, #1491, (circa 1843 - )
Father*Henry Culpepper of Chattahoochee Co., GA (18 Dec 1811 - 11 Aug 1884)
Mother*Tempy Tucker (May 1811 - 27 Mar 1888)
Extinct Surname?* The family branch headed by John Calvin 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 1843 John was born at Muscogee Co., Georgia, circa 1843.2 
1850 Census1 Jun 1850 Emaline, Benjamin, John, Nathaniel, Mary, William, Angeline and Tempy listed as a household member living with Henry Culpepper of Chattahoochee Co., GA on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Muscogee Co., Georgia.2 
Relocation13 Feb 1854 He, as a family member, accompanied Henry Culpepper of Chattahoochee Co., GA in relocating on 13 Feb 1854 at Chattahoochee Co., Georgia; The Culpeppers did not literally relocate but were living in the southern part of Muscogee County in 1854 when that part of the Muscogee was split off to form Chattahoochee County, with Cusseta as its county seat. 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 Tempy, Angeline, Mary, Nathaniel, John, Benjamin, Emaline, Henry, Charles and Lucy listed as a household member living with Henry Culpepper of Chattahoochee Co., GA in the 1860 Census at Chattahoochee Co., Georgia.3 
Marriage*say 1861 He married Mary Ann (?) say 1861.4 
Civil War*1862 He served in the War Between the States in 1862

     John Calvin Culpepper, Muscogee Co, GA, Enlisted on 15 Feb 1862 as a Private and mustered into Co. F, GA 3rd Battalion, Transferred on 6 May 1863 into Co. B GA 37th Infantry. (Husband of Mary A., Confederate Pension, Muscogee Co.) 
Birth of Soncirca 1869 His son (FNU) Culpepper was born circa 1869 at Opelika, Lee Co., Alabama.5 
1870 Census*1 Jun 1870 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Opelika, Lee Co., Alabama.5 


Mary Ann (?) (say 1844 - )
Marriage*say 1861 He married Mary Ann (?) say 1861.4 
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
James Culpepper of Nash Co., NC : Descendant Chart
Last Edited30 Oct 2012


  1. Wife's pension application.
  2. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 347A, Hallocox District, Muscogee Co., GA
    Henry Culpepper, 41, M, Farmer, $300, NC
    Emfenand? Culpepper, 40, M, Jones Co., GA
    Angeline Culpepper, 14, F, Muscogee Co., GA
    William Culpepper, 12, M, Muscogee Co., GA
    Mary Culpepper, 10, F, Muscogee Co., GA
    Nathaniel Culpepper, 8, M, Muscogee Co., GA
    John Culpepper, 6, M, Muscogee Co., GA
    Benjamin Culpepper, 4, M, Muscogee Co., GA
    Emaline Culpepper, 2, F, Muscogee Co., GA.
  3. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 502, Cusseta PO, Chattahoochee Co., GA
    Henry Culpepper, 48, M, Farmer, $1000/$318, GA
    Martha Culpepper, 48, F, GA
    Angeline Culpepper, 22, F, GA
    Nathan Culpepper, 19, F (sic), GA
    John Culpepper, 16, M, GA
    Benjamin Culpepper, 14, M, GA
    Mary Culpepper, 19, F, GA
    Emaline Culpepper, 10, F, GA
    Henry Culpepper, 9, M, GA
    Charles Culpepper, 7, M, GA
    Lucy Culpepper, 2, F, GA.
  4. Virgil D. White, compiler, Index to Georgia Civil War Confederate Pension Files, Waynesboro, TN: The National Historical Publishing Company, 1996.
    Mary Ann Culpepper, widow of John Calvin Culpepper of Company B , 37th GA, she lived in Muscogee County, GA.
  5. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Opelika, Lee Co., Alabama; Lines 3-5, Pages 272A (14 Aug 1870)
    J C Culpepper, 24, M, Wh, Farming, GA (#1491)
    _ Culpepper, 21, F, Wh, Keeping house, PE=$150, AL
    _ Culpepper, 1, M, Wh, AL.