Joel Adams Culpepper

Male, #2272, (4 Jul 1832 - 28 Mar 1904)
Father*Joel Culpepper (1 Apr 1802 - 1875)
Mother*Elizabeth Whittaker (c 1800 - 20 Aug 1863)
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Birth*4 Jul 1832 Joel was born at Coweta Co., Georgia, on 4 Jul 1832.1 
1840 Census1 Jun 1840 Joel was probably a free white male, age 5 and under 10,in Joel Culpepper's household, on the 1840 Census on 1 Jun 1840 at Coweta Co., Georgia.2 
1850 Census1 Jun 1850 Mary, John, Joel, Hudson, Elizabeth, Lucinda and Amos listed as a household member living with Joel Culpepper on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Carroll Co., Georgia.3 
Marriage*7 Jul 1853 He married Miriam Garrison at Newnan, Coweta Co., Georgia, on 7 Jul 1853 at age 21.4 
Birth of Son8 Oct 1855 His son Hudson Wade Culpepper was born on 8 Oct 1855 at Carroll Co., Georgia
Birth of SonJun 1857 His son Joel Thomas Culpepper was born in Jun 1857 at Carroll Co., Georgia
Birth of Son3 Nov 1859 His son John Fletcher Culpepper was born on 3 Nov 1859 at Carroll Co., Georgia.5 
1860 Census*1 Jun 1860 Joel was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Rotherwood PO, Carroll Co., Georgia.6 
Civil War*between 1861 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1861 and 1865

     He was a lieutenant in Company F, 55th Regiment Georgia Infantry, and was captured at Cumberland Gap 9 Sept 1863. He spent the remainder of the war in a prison camp at Johnson Island, OH, and was released in 1865 when he signed an oath of allegiance to the U.S.A. 
Birth of Son2 Mar 1862 His son Joel Adams Culpepper Jr. was born on 2 Mar 1862 at Carroll Co., Georgia
Death of Mother20 Aug 1863 His mother Elizabeth Whittaker died on 20 Aug 1863 at Whitesburg, Carroll Co., Georgia.7 
Birth of Son19 Mar 1866 His son Oscar Lee Culpepper was born on 19 Mar 1866 at Carroll Co., Georgia.8 
Birth of Son1867 His son Charles Culpepper was born in 1867 at Carroll Co., Georgia.9 
Birth of SonApr 1870 His son William G. Culpepper was born in Apr 1870 at Carroll Co., Georgia.9,10 
1870 Census*1 Jun 1870 Joel was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Carroll Co., Georgia.9 
Death of Father1875 His father Joel Culpepper died in 1875 at Whitesburg, Carroll Co., Georgia
Death of Soncirca 1875 His son Charles Culpepper died circa 1875 at Carroll Co., Georgia
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 Joel was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Whitesburg, Carroll Co., Georgia.11 
1900 Census*1 Jun 1900 Joel was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Whitesburg, Carroll Co., Georgia.12 
Death*28 Mar 1904 He died at Whitesburg, Carroll Co., Georgia, on 28 Mar 1904 at age 71.1 
Burial*circa 30 Mar 1904 His body was interred circa 30 Mar 1904 at Culpepper Cemetery, Whitesburg, Carroll Co., Georgia.1 

Family

Miriam Garrison (17 Aug 1833 - 13 May 1914)
Marriage*7 Jul 1853 He married Miriam Garrison at Newnan, Coweta Co., Georgia, on 7 Jul 1853 at age 21.4 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Joseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited27 Jun 2011

Citations

  1. "Culpepper Cemetery in Carroll Co., Georgia", The Georgia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 14, Number 3, Fall Issue 1978.
    Flat slab at ground level:
    Joel A. Culpepper / July 4, 1832 / Mar. 28, 1904.
  2. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 334, District 4, Coweta Co., GA
    Joel Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 1 M5-10, 1 M10-15, 1 M30-40, 1 F0-5, 1 F5-10, 1 F10-15, 2 F15-20, 1 F30-40.
  3. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 13A (Image 25), 11th Division, Carroll Co., GA
    Joel Culpepper, 48, M, Farmer, $1,000, GA
    Elizabeth Culpepper, 50, F, NC
    Hudson Culpepper, 24, M, GA, Instructor
    Lucinda Culpepper, 15, F, GA
    Joel A. Culpepper, 17, M, GA
    John B. Culpepper, 16, M, GA
    Mary A. Culpepper, 13, F, GA
    Amos R. Bellows, 10, M, AL.
  4. Jordan Dodd, compiler, Georgia Marriages, 1851-1900, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2000.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/gamarr/main.htm
    Joel A. Culpepper and Miriam Garrison on 07 Jul 1853 in Coweta Co., GA.
  5. USGenWeb Archives.
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/copyright.htm
    ALGenWeb Archives: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/al/jefferson/cemeteries/elmwood20.txt
    Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama. Census taken October 2002
    + John F. Culpepper, Nov 3, 1859 - Dec 26, 1949
    + Lou Bunt Culpepper, May 2, 1861 - Dec 7, 1926
    + Max D. Culpepper, Nov 23, 1881 - Oct 6, 1961
    + William Homer Culpepper, Apr 7, 1887 - Apr 22, 1923.
  6. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 522, Rotherwood PO, Carroll Co., GA
    J. A. Culpepper, 27, M, Farmer, $1,000/$500, GA
    Marion Culpepper, 26, F, SC
    Susan C. Culpepper, 6, F, GA
    Hudson Culpepper, 4, M, GA
    Joel Culpepper, 3, M, GA
    J. T. Culpepper, 2, M, GA
    Jackson Dingle, 19, M, GA.
  7. Brent H. Holcombe, Marriage & Death Notices - Southern Christian Advocate, Vol. II, 1861-1867.
    p 134.
  8. Marilyn Davis Barefield, compiler, Cemeteries of Jefferson County, Alabama (2 vols.), Birmingham, Alabama: Birmingham Public Library, 1991, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.178 V3h v1&2.
    Volume 2, pages 28 & 127:
    Fraternal Cemetery, Pratt City, Jefferson Co., Alabama
    + Audie Culpepper, 12 May 1891 - 20 Jun 1891
    + Hattie Culpepper, died 1897
    + O. L. Culpepper, 19 Mar 1866 - 18 Mar 1914.
  9. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 239A, Family 1535, Carrollton PO, Carroll Co., GA
    Joel A. Culpepper, 36, M, Farmer, $1200/$700, GA
    Miriam Culpepper, 27, F, SC
    Hutson Culpepper, 14, M, GA
    Thomas Culpepper, 12, M, GA
    John Culpepper, 10, M, GA
    Lucy Culpepper, 9, F, GA
    Joel Culpepper, 8, M, GA
    Oscar Lee Culpepper, 5, M, GA
    Charles Culpepper, 3, M, GA
    William Culpepper, 4/12, M, GA
    William Scudder, 25, M, Works on farm, $--/$300, GA
    Susan (Culpepper) Scudder, 16, F, GA.
  10. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 115, Sheets 3B-4A, Lines 99-7, 338 3rd St., Pratt City, Jefferson Co., AL (4 Jun 1900)
    J. T. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, Jun 1858, 41, md-14yrs, GA/GA/GA, Builder
    Minnie Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, Apr 1870, 30, md-14yrs, ch 7/6, TN/UN/UN
    Blanche Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, Sep 1887, 12, sng, AL/GA/TN
    Owen Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, Apr 1889, 10, sng, AL/GA/TN
    Willie Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, Mar 1893, 7, sng, AL/GA/TN
    Wadie Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, May 1895, 5, sng, AL/GA/TN
    Hamilton Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, Feb 1897, 3, sng, AL/GA/TN
    Clifford Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, May 1899, 1, sng, AL/GA/TN
    William Culpepper, Brother, M, Wh, Apr 1870, 30, sng, GA/GA/GA, Carpenter.
  11. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 29, Page 83B (22), Family 119, District 682, Carroll Co., GA
    Joel A. Culpepper, Self, M, Md, 49, Farmer, GA/GA/NC
    Miriam Culpepper, Wife, F, Md, 48, Keeping House, GA/GA/GA
    Joel T. Culpepper, Son, M, S, 22, Carpenter, GA/GA/GA
    John T. Culpepper, Son, M, S, 21, Works On Farm, GA/GA/GA
    Lucinda E. Culpepper, Dau, F, S, 19, --- , GA/GA/GA
    Joel Adams Culpepper, Son, M, S, 18, Works On Farm, GA/GA/GA
    Oscar L. Culpepper, Son, M, S, 12, Works On Farm, GA/GA/GA
    William G. Culpepper, Son, M, S, 9, --- , GA/GA/GA
    Hattie Culpepper, Dau, F, S, 6, --- , GA/GA/GA
    Mary A. Garrison, Niece, F, S, 35, --- , GA/GA/GA.
  12. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 3, Page 65A (11), Family 184, Whitesburg District 682, Carroll Co., GA
    Joel A. Culpepper, Head, M, Sep 1831, 68, Md 46, Farmer, GA/GA/GA
    Miriam Culpepper, Wife, F, Aug 1832, 67, Md 46, ch 11/9, GA/GA/GA
    Sallie Garrison, Niece, F, Sep 1880, 19, Sng, GA/GA/GA.