Leroy Norman Culpepper1

Male, #197, (6 Feb 1847 - 1 Nov 1903)
Father*George Washington Culpepper (c 1798 - 16 Jun 1866)
Mother*Sarah Browne (c 1800 - b 1850)
DNA* Leroy has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Thomas Culpepper, who is a son of Henry Culpepper, Jr. and grandson Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Birth*6 Feb 1847 Leroy was born at Deep Creek District, Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 6 Feb 1847. 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 Rebecca, Leroy, Richard and Mary listed as a household member living with George Washington Culpepper in the 1860 Census at Portsmouth (city), Virginia.2 
Death of Father16 Jun 1866 His father George Washington Culpepper died on 16 Jun 1866 at Norfolk Co., Virginia.3 
1870 Census*1 Jun 1870 Leroy listed as a household member living with Sarah Hodges on the 1870 Census at Deep Creek District, Norfolk Co., Virginia.4 
Marriage*5 Jan 1876 He married Sarah Buchannan Whitehurst at Deep Creek District, Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 5 Jan 1876 at age 28.5 
Birth of Son28 Oct 1876 His son Harry Lee Culpepper was born on 28 Oct 1876 at Deep Creek District, Norfolk Co., Virginia.6 
Birth of Son19 Apr 1880 His son William Thomas Culpepper was born on 19 Apr 1880 at Deep Creek District, Norfolk Co., Virginia.7 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 Leroy was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Deep Creek District, Norfolk Co., Virginia.8 
Birth of Son2 May 1883 His son Leroy Norman Culpepper Jr. was born on 2 May 1883 at Deep Creek District, Norfolk Co., Virginia.9 
Birth of Son15 Feb 1887 His son George Washington Culpepper was born on 15 Feb 1887 at Deep Creek District, Norfolk Co., Virginia.10,11 
Birth of Son1891 His son Vernon Merrell Culpepper was born in 1891 at Deep Creek District, Norfolk Co., Virginia.12 
Birth of Son20 Dec 1891 His son Richard Culpepper was born on 20 Dec 1891 at Deep Creek District, Norfolk Co., Virginia.13 
Death of SonOct 1893 His son Vernon Merrell Culpepper died in Oct 1893 at Deep Creek District, Norfolk Co., Virginia.12 
1900 Census*1 Jun 1900 Leroy was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Deep Creek District, Norfolk Co., Virginia.14 
Death*1 Nov 1903 He died at South Norfolk, Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 1 Nov 1903 at age 56. 
Burial*2 Nov 1903 His body was interred on 2 Nov 1903 at Culpepper Family Cemetery, Deep Creek, Chesapeake (city), Virginia.15 
Reunion* A reunion is held periodically for the descendants of Leroy Norman Culpepper and Sarah Buchanan Whitehurst. The last reported to Culpepper Connections! was held 15 Jun 2002 at the Culpepper Family Cemetery on Old Mill Road in Deep Creek, Chesapeake, VA. For more information, contact Carter Culpepper.16
 

Family

Sarah Buchannan Whitehurst (3 Oct 1857 - 21 Jun 1930)
Marriage*5 Jan 1876 He married Sarah Buchannan Whitehurst at Deep Creek District, Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 5 Jan 1876 at age 28.5 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Henry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited11 Feb 2013

Citations

  1. The Descendants of Robert Culpeper and Elizabeth Bracket, Harry Linwood Monell - sent by Diane Mathena, e-mail address, to Lew Griffin, 28 Aug 1993.
  2. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 32, Family 244, Portsmouth, Norfolk County, VA
    George Culpepper, Sr., 61, M, Wh, Farmer, RE=$800, PE=$800, VA
    Rebecca Culpepper, 43, F, Wh, His wife-none, VA
    LeRoy Culpepper, 16, M, Wh, VA
    Richard Culpepper, 8, F, Wh, VA
    Mary Culpepper, 16, F, Wh, VA
    Wm Taylor, 20, M, Wh, Farm Laborer, RE=$200, VA.
  3. E-mail written 2000 - 2013 to Culpepper Connections from Kimberly Ann Culpepper Dezern (#1095), Chesapeake, VA, e-mail address (Jul 2013).
  4. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 10, Family 81, Deep Creek, Norfolk Co., Virginia
    Sarah A. Hodges, 34, F, Wh, Keeping house, RE=$300, PE=$0, VA
    Columbus Hodges, 13, M, Wh, At home, VA
    Leroy N. Culpepper, 22, M, Wh, Laborer, VA
    George Corprew, 64, M, Black, Farmer, RE=$900, PE=$220, VA
    Grace Corprew, 58, F, Black, Keeping house, VA
    Martha Corprew, 19, F, Black, At home, VA
    James O. Corprew, 14, M, Black, At home, VA.
  5. Leroy was the son of George & S. Culpepper, and Sarah was the daughter of R. T. and C. Whitehurst.
  6. Birth Records, 1867-1879, Virginia Bureau of Vital Statistics, LDS film 2026335.
    has 25 Oct 1877.
  7. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482
    William Thomas Culpepper, RFD#2, Portsmouth, VA, age 38, born 19 Apr 1880, White, Farmer for self at RFD#2, Portsmouth; Nearest relative: Sarah B. Culpepper, RFD#2, Portsmouth, VA, Tall Height, Slender Build, Blue eyes, gray hair, no physical disqualifications; registered 12 Sep 1918 at Portsmouth, VA.
  8. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 46D, ED 60, Deep Creek, Norfolk Co., VA
    Leroy Culpepper, Self, M, M, W, 32, Farmer, VA/VA/VA
    Sarah (Whitehurst) Culpepper, Wife, F, M, W, 22, Housekeeper, VA/VA/VA
    Harry L. Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 3, VA/VA/VA
    Sarah E. Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 2, VA/VA/VA
    Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 2M, VA/VA/VA
    T. R. Whitehurst, Other, M, W, W, 45, Carpenter, VA/VA/VA
    Thomas Whitehurst, Other, M, S, W, 22, Laborer, VA/VA/VA
    William Whitehurst, Other, M, S, W, 16, Laborer, VA/VA/VA
    George Townsend, Other, M, S, B, 16, Laborer, VA/VA/VA.
  9. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482
    Leroy Norman Culpepper, RFD#2, Portsmouth, VA, age 35, born 2 May 1883, White, Farmer for self at RFD#2, Portsmouth; Nearest relative: Sue Culpepper, RFD#2, Portsmouth, VA, Medium Height, Stout Build, Blue eyes, Black hair, no physical disqualifications; registered 12 Sep 1918 at Portsmouth, VA.
  10. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm
  11. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482
    George Washington Culpepper, age 30, RFD#2, Portsmouth, VA, born 15 Feb 1887 in Deep Creek, VA, Farmer for self at Deep Creek, VA, Dependents: Wife and one child, married, White, No prior military service, Claims no exemption from the draft, Short Height, Medium Build, Light brown eyes, Light brown hair, not bald, no physical disqualifications; registered 5 Jun 1917 at Deep Creek, Norfolk Co., VA.
  12. Emily L. Walker, compiler, Norfolk County, Virginia Death Register, 1870 - 1896, Norfolk, VA: E. L. Walker, 1999.
    p . 251.
  13. Birth Records, 1880-1896, Virginia Bureau of Vital Statistics, LDS Film 2026342.
  14. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 34, Page 8B-9A, Family 152, Deep Cree, Norfolk Co., VA
    Leroy Culpepper, Head, Wh, M, May 1846, 54, Md-27 yrs, VA/VA/VA, Farmer
    Sarah M. Culpepper, Wife, Wh, F, Oct 1867, 32, Md-27 yrs, ch 11/10, VA/VA/VA
    Harry Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Oct 1876, 23, S, VA/VA/VA, Farm Laborer
    Blanch Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, Jun 1878, 22, S, VA/VA/VA
    William Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Apr 1880, 20, S, VA/VA/VA, Farm Laborer
    Leroy Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, May 1883, 17, S, VA/VA/VA, At School
    Sarah Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, Jan 1885, 15, VA/VA/VA, At School
    George Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Feb 1887, 13, S, VA/VA/VA, At School
    Nannie V. Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, Feb 1891, 9, S, VA/VA/VA, At School
    Lessie Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, Sep 1893, 6, S, VA/VA/VA
    Carrie Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, Dec 1897, 2, S, VA/VA/VA
    Bessie Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, May 1900, 0/12, S, VA/VA/VA.
  15. Find a Grave (online database)
    http://www.findagrave.com
    Culpepper Family Cemetery, Off Old Mill Road, Chesapeake (city), VA
    + Culpepper, Leroy Norman 32551355, 1847 - 1903
    + Culpepper, Sarah B 32551395, 1857 - 1930.
  16. E-mail written 2002-2009 to Warren Culpepper from Carter Glass Culpepper (#1074), e-mail address (Carter's daughter, Susan, Oct 2012).