Owen Judson Culpepper

Male, #2319, (5 Mar 1836 - 1 Nov 1865)
Father*Simeon Culpepper of Lauderdale Co., MS (c 1794 - 28 Apr 1851)
Mother*Elizabeth Bluett (c 1798 - 1856)
Extinct Surname?* The family branch headed by Owen Judson 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. 
Birthcirca 1831 He was born circa 1831.1 
Birth*5 Mar 1836 Owen was born at Jackson Co., Georgia, on 5 Mar 1836. 
1840 Census1 Jun 1840 Owen was probably a free white male, age 5 and under 10,in Simeon Culpepper of Lauderdale Co., MS's household, on the 1840 Census on 1 Jun 1840 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.
(Enumerated in the census but otherwise not identified are 1 M15-20 and 1 F5-10.)2 
Birth of Soncirca 1848 His son Enos Culpepper was born circa 1848 at Alabama.1 
Birth of Soncirca 1850 His son Bird Culpepper was born circa 1850 at Alabama.1 
Death of Father28 Apr 1851 His father Simeon Culpepper of Lauderdale Co., MS died on 28 Apr 1851 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi
Census1853 A census listed Owen as head of household at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi, in 1853.3 
ProbateDec 1854 During probate, Owen Judson Culpepper was identified as an heir of Simeon Culpepper of Lauderdale Co., MS in Dec 1854 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.4 
Death of Mother1856 His mother Elizabeth Bluett died in 1856 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi
Probate24 Aug 1856 During probate, Owen Judson Culpepper was identified as an heir of Simeon Culpepper of Lauderdale Co., MS on 24 Aug 1856 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.5 
Marriage*5 Jan 1858 He married Nancy C. Rainer at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi, on 5 Jan 1858 at age 21.6 
1860 Census*1 Jun 1860 Owen was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Sumter Co., Alabama.1 
Civil War*between 1862 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1862 and 1865

     Owen J. Culpepper, Pvt, Co.C, 40th Inf. Enlisted 27 Mar 1862 Sumter Co, AL Capt W. A. C. Jones. O.J. was captured at Vicksburg and paroled 09 Jul 1863; reported missing after Battle of Lookout Mt. 24 Nov 1863 Owen J captured at Chattanooga and sent to Rock Island,IL, paroled Prisoners of War, 09 May 1865 Citronelle, AL.

 
Death*1 Nov 1865 He died at Causeyville, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi, on 1 Nov 1865 at age 29. 

Family 1

Children

Family 2

Nancy C. Rainer (10 Mar 1835 - 31 Dec 1910)
Marriage*5 Jan 1858 He married Nancy C. Rainer at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi, on 5 Jan 1858 at age 21.6 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Joseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited18 Oct 2008

Citations

  1. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 491A, Lines 30-34, Southern Division, Sumter Co., AL
    Owen Culpeper, 28, M, Farmer, RE=$240, PE=$300, AL
    Nancy Culpeper, 28, F, AL
    Enos Culpeper, 12, M, AL
    Bird Culpeper, 10, M, AL
    Theodicia Culpeper, 1, F, AL.
  2. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 49, Ancestry.com images 21-22, Unknown Township, Lauderdale Co., MS
    Owen Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 1 M10-15, 1 M30-40, 1 F0-5, 4 F5-10, 1 F10-15, 1 F30-40, 0 slaves
    Simpson Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 1 M5-10, 1 M10-15, 2 M15-20, 1 M20-30, 1 M40-50, 2 F5-10, 1 F10-15, 1 F40-50, 0 slaves.
  3. Ron V Jackson (Advanced Indexing Systems), compiler, Mississippi State Census Indices, 1805-90, Generations Network - Provo, UT, 1999.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3556
    Owen Culpepper, Lauderdale Co., MS, 1853.
  4. Lauderdale Co., MS Court Docket 1852 -- 1855 p. 409, as transcribed by Ruth Cohlmia.
  5. Lauderdale Co., MS Probate Court Minutes, Book G, p. 163, August Term 1856, as transcribed by Ruth Cohlmia.
  6. Hunting For Bears, compiler, Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2004.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7842
    Owen J. Culpepper and Nancy Honeycutt married 5 Jan 1858 in Lauderdale Co., MS.
  7. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 15, Family 108, Lines 31-40, Township 5, Lauderdale, MS
    Thomas Raynor, 58, M, Wh, Farmer, RE=$0, PE=$0, TN
    Elizabeth Raynor, 60, F, Wh, Keeping house, TN
    William Raynor, 18, M, Wh, Farm Laborer, MS
    Thomas Raynor, 16, M, Wh, Farm Laborer, MS
    Flora J. Raynor, 15, F, Wh, MS
    James Raynor, 12, M, Wh, Farm Laborer, MS
    Nancy Culpepper, 34, F, Wh, MS
    Allen Culpepper, 16, M, Wh, Farm Laborer, MS
    Docia Culpepper, 14, F, Wh, MS
    Parelle Culpepper, 12, F, Wh, MS.