Joel Henry Culpepper1

Male, #1808, (2 May 1844 - 27 Jun 1862)
Father*John Culpepper of Chattahoochee Co., GA1 (9 Jan 1815 - bt 1880 - 1900)
Mother*Celia Pickren1 (18 Feb 1821 - 18 Jun 1868)
Name Variation He was also known as George.2 
Birth*2 May 1844 Joel was born at Muscogee Co., Georgia, on 2 May 1844.1 
1850 Census1 Jun 1850 Edmund, Joel, John and Celia listed as a household member living with John Culpepper of Chattahoochee Co., GA on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Muscogee Co., Georgia.3 
Relocation1 Jan 1854 He, as a family member, accompanied John Culpepper of Chattahoochee Co., GA in relocating on 1 Jan 1854 at Chattahoochee Co., Georgia; The Culpeppers were living in the southern part of Muscogee County in 1854 when that part of the county was split off to form Chattahoochee County, with Cusseta as its county seat. 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 Celia, John, Joel, Edmund, Lucretia, Anna, Amos and Aaron listed as a household member living with John Culpepper of Chattahoochee Co., GA in the 1860 Census at Chattahoochee Co., Georgia.2 
Civil War*between 1861 and 1862 He served in the War Between the States between 1861 and 1862

     Private, Co C, 17th Georgia Infantry.4 
Death*27 Jun 1862 He died at Richmond, Henrico Co., Virginia, on 27 Jun 1862 at age 18.4 
Burial*circa 28 Jun 1862 His body was interred circa 28 Jun 1862 at Oakwood Cemetery, Richmond (city), Virginia.5 
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
James Culpepper of Nash Co., NC : Descendant Chart
Last Edited31 Oct 2012


  1. Norma Kate Rogers, History of Chattahoochee County, Georgia, Columbus, GA: Columbus Office Supply, 1933.
    "Culpepper-Clark-Walker-Morgan Genealogy" by James A. Culpepper and Mrs. Moley Culpepper.
  2. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 464, Cusseta PO, Chattahoochee Co., GA
    John Culpepper, 47, M, Farmer, $700/$1900, GA
    Liley Culpepper, 40, F, SC
    Jasper Culpepper, 17, M, GA
    George Culpepper, 16, M, GA
    Edmon Culpepper, 11, M, GA
    Cracy Culpepper, 10, F, GA
    Analiza Culpepper, 7, F, GA
    Amos Culpepper, 5, M, GA
    Christopher Culpepper, 2, M, GA.
  3. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 346B, Hallocox District, Muscogee Co., GA (ID: 1458)
    John Culpepper, 38, M, Farmer, $700, GA
    Celia Culpepper, 29, M, Sumter Co., GA
    Joel W. Culpepper, 4, M, Muscogee Co., GA
    Edmund B. Culpepper, 3, M, Muscogee Co., GA.
  4. E-mail written 2008-2012 to Culpepper Connections from Tim Savelle (gs/o #4636), Watkinsville, GA, e-mail address (Mar 2012).
    According to service records at Footnote (fold3).com, Joel H. Culpepper was a private in Co C, 17th Georgia Infantry, along with his brother John Jasper Culpepper. Joel died of disease in the hospital in Richmond on 27 Jun 1862.
  5. Find a Grave (online database)
    Oakwood Cemetery, Richmond (city), Virginia
    + Pvt Joel H. Culpepper, 91414833, Dates of birth and death unknown.