Henry Pettis Culpepper

Male, #2321, (Nov 1839 - 3 Aug 1924)
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 Henry Pettis 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. 
Name Variation He was also known as Pet. 
Birth*Nov 1839 Henry was born at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi, in Nov 1839. 
1840 Census1 Jun 1840 Henry was probably a free white male, under 5 years old, 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.)1 
Death of Father28 Apr 1851 His father Simeon Culpepper of Lauderdale Co., MS died on 28 Apr 1851 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi
Marriage*19 Nov 1853 He married Asenath Blann at Sumter Co., Alabama, on 19 Nov 1853.2 
Death of Mother1856 His mother Elizabeth Bluett died in 1856 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi
Probate24 Aug 1856 During probate, Henry Pettis Culpepper was identified as an heir of Simeon Culpepper of Lauderdale Co., MS on 24 Aug 1856 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.3 
1860 Census*1 Jun 1860 Henry was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Sumter Co., Alabama.4 
Civil War*between 1861 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1861 and 1865

     Sgt., Co. C, 40th AL Infantry. 
Birth of Son8 Apr 1861 His son George Clarence Culpepper was born on 8 Apr 1861 at Sumter Co., Alabama.5 
Voted*5 Aug 1861 He voted in an election on 5 Aug 1861 at Rosserville, Sumter Co., Alabama.6 
Birth of Son10 Jan 1867 His son Ansell T. Culpepper was born on 10 Jan 1867 at Sumter Co., Alabama.5 
Birth of Soncirca 1868 His son James Bell Culpepper was born circa 1868 at Sumter Co., Alabama.7 
1870 Census*1 Jun 1870 Henry was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Cuba, Sumter Co., Alabama.7 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 Henry was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Thornville, Sumter Co., Alabama.8 
Death of Spouse1880 His wife Asenath Blann died in 1880 at Sumter Co., Alabama
Marriage*19 Jan 1881 He married Annie Murriah Jones at Sumter Co., Alabama, on 19 Jan 1881 at age 41.9 
Death of Son13 Oct 1883 His son Ansell T. Culpepper died on 13 Oct 1883 at Sumter Co., Alabama.10,5,11 
Death of Son27 Oct 1883 His son George Clarence Culpepper died on 27 Oct 1883 at Sumter Co., Alabama.12 
1900 Census*1 Jun 1900 Henry was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Meridian, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.13 
1910 Census*15 Apr 1910 Henry was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Enterprise, Clarke Co., Mississippi.14 
1920 Census*1 Jan 1920 Henry and Annie was listed as a lodger on the 1920 Census at Thornville, Sumter Co., Alabama.15 
Death*3 Aug 1924 He died at Chilton Co., Alabama, on 3 Aug 1924 at age 84.16 
Burial*circa 5 Aug 1924 His body was interred circa 5 Aug 1924 at Confederate Memorial Park #2, Verbena, Chilton Co., Alabama. From C. C. 'Chip' Culpepper, 21 Aug 2002: the attached photo was sent to me by Bill Lewis, a fellow I've corresponded with regarding the 37th AL. He says "...The photo was taken at Confederate Memorial Park in Alabama....".17,18

Family 1

Asenath Blann (1837 - 1880)
Marriage*19 Nov 1853 He married Asenath Blann at Sumter Co., Alabama, on 19 Nov 1853.2 
Children

Family 2

Annie Murriah Jones (May 1841 - Aug 1926)
Marriage*19 Jan 1881 He married Annie Murriah Jones at Sumter Co., Alabama, on 19 Jan 1881 at age 41.9 
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Joseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited29 Dec 2011

Citations

  1. 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.
  2. Transcribed by Lew Griffin from Sumter County Marriages, Book 2, page 423:
    "H. P. Culpepper married Aseneth Blann on Nov 19, 1853 in Sumter Co., Alabama."
  3. Lauderdale Co., MS Probate Court Minutes, Book G, p. 163, August Term 1856, as transcribed by Ruth Cohlmia.
  4. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 492A, Lines 13-14, Southern Division, Sumter Co., AL
    H. P. Culpeper, 21, M, Farm Laborer, AL
    C. Culpeper, 25, F, AL.
  5. Sarah Mozingo, compiler, Choctaw County Cemeteries, Rootsweb: USGenWeb Archives, 1996.
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~alchocta/cemeteriesindex.html
    Blann/Dorough/Culpepper Cemetery, Sumter Co., Alabama. Located on Jarman Rd. off Sumter County Road 5. Surveyed March 1999:
    + Mrs. Aseneth Culpepper, 1837 - (Death date illegible)
    + Anselle Culpepper, Jan. 10, 1867 - Oct. 13, 1883
    + George Clarence Culpepper, Apr. 8, 1861 - Oct. 29, 1883.
  6. James T. Dawson, compiler, Sumter County, Alabama Voting Lists: 1834 - 1861 (3 vols.), Meridian, Mississippi: Lauderdale County Dept of Archives and History, 1988, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Book 976.141 N4d.
    H. P. Culpepper voted at Rosserville, Sumter Co., AL, on 5 Aug 1861.
  7. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 143A, Lines 17-23, Cuba, Sumter Co., AL
    Henry Culpepper, 30, M, Wh, Farmer, RE=$160, PE=$200, AL
    Acenith Culpepper, 33, F, Wh, Keeps house, AL
    George C. Culpepper, 9, M, Wh, AL
    Minnie Culpepper, 5, F, Wh, AL
    Ancy T. Culpepper, 3, M, Wh, AL
    James B. Culpepper, 1, M, Wh, AL
    Martha Moody, 17, F, Black, Cook, AL.
  8. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 159, Page 358D, Lines 41-47, Thornville, Sumter Co., AL
    Pet Culpepper, Self, M, md, Wh, 40, Farmer, AL/AL/AL
    Ecena Culpepper, Wife, F, md, Wh, 44, AL/GA/GA (Has consumption)
    Clarence Culpepper, Son, M, sng, Wh, 19, Works On Farm, AL/AL/AL
    Minnie Culpepper, Dau, F, sng, Wh, 16, Keeps House, AL/AL/AL
    Ancel Culpepper, Son, M, sng, Wh, 13, At School, AL/AL/AL
    James Culpepper, Son, M, sng, Wh, 11, At School, AL/AL/AL
    Judus Studevin, Other, M, sng, Black, 17, Works On Farm, AL/AL/AL.
  9. Family Adventures, compiler, Early Alabama Marriages (36 vols.), Shreveport, Louisiana: J & W Ent., 1991, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.1 V2e.
    H. P. Culpepper married Annie Mariah Jones on 19 Jan 1881 in Sumter Co., Alabama.
  10. Joseph F. Stegall, compiler, Sumter County Alabama: Index to Wills, Register of Deaths, and Cemetery Records, Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1997, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Books 976.141 V3s.


  11. William T. & Patricia Martin, compiler, The Gadsden Times, 1867-1885 (4 volumes), Miami, Florida: W.T. Martin, 1996-2003, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.167 B38m v1-v4.
    Anselum Culpepper, "Died 13 Oct 1883 in Sumter Co., Alabama". Published 26 Oct 1883, Vol. 4, page 404.
  12. Joseph F. Stegall, compiler, Sumter County Alabama: Index to Wills, Register of Deaths, and Cemetery Records, Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1997, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Books 976.141 V3s.
    George C. Culpepper, White, born in Alabama, died 27 Oct 1883 at age 24 of Typho-malarial fever. Buried in Thornville.
  13. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 14, Page 10B, Family 236, 12th Avenue, Meridian Ward 1, Lauderdale County, MS
    P. H. Culpepper, Head, Wh, M, Nov. 1839, 60, Md-19 yrs, MS/GA/GA, merchant/furniture
    Anne M. Culpepper, Wife, Wh, F, March 1841, 59, Md-19 yrs, ch 0/0, MS/NC/NC
    Minnie Dorough, niece, Wh, F, Nov. 1880, 19, S, AL/MS/AL.
  14. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED7, Sheet1A, Family 4, Enterprise, Clarke County, MS
    Henry P. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 70, M2-29 yrs, MS/GA/GA, Farmer, General farm
    Annie M. Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 68, M1 ch 0/0, MS/NC/NC
    William B. Odom, Grandson, M, Wh, 13, S, MS/MS/AL.
  15. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 78, Page 6A, Lines 15-17, Thornville, Sumter Co., AL (21 Jan 1920)
    Henry Jones, Head, M, Wh, 51, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Henry P. Culpepper, Lodger, M, Wh, 80, md, AL/AL/AL
    Ann M. Culpepper, Lodger, F, Wh, 79, md, AL/AL/AL.
  16. State of Alabama Center for Health Statistics / Record Services Division, compiler, Alabama Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2011.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2453
    Henry P. Culpepper died Aug 1924 in Chilton Co., Alabama.
  17. Benjamin D. Roberts, compiler, Cemeteries of Chilton, Clanton, Alabama: Mail Specialist, 198_, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.181 V3c.
    Confederate Memorial Park Cemetery #2. Verbena, Chilton Co., Alabama. From Verbena, take US-31 south to County road 23. Turn left and proceed about 3 miles to first paved road to the right. Turn right through the gate then follow the sign. (Page 411)
    + H. P. Culpepper, died 3 Aug 1924, Corporal, Co. C, 40th AL Infantry Regiment.
  18. E-mail written 1998-2011 to Culpepper Connections from Capos Conley 'Chip' Culpepper II (#23339), Little Rock, AR, e-mail address.