Ambrose Culpepper

Male, #2326, (8 Dec 1829 - 21 May 1892)
Father*Joel Culpepper of Sumter Co., AL (c 1803 - 5 Jul 1875)
Mother*Amelia Yarbrough (c 1803 - 1860)
Extinct Surname?* The family branch headed by Ambrose 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. 
Birth*8 Dec 1829 Ambrose was born at Jackson Co., Georgia, on 8 Dec 1829.1 
1830 Census1 Jun 1830 Ambrose was probably a free white male, age under 5, in Joel Culpepper of Sumter Co., AL's houshold, on the 1830 Census at Jackson Co., Georgia.2 
1850 Census1 Jun 1850 William, Amelia, Ambrose, Ellen, Huldah, Hubert, Gabrilla, Matthew, Harbin, James, Melburn, Malachi and Anthony listed as a household member living with Joel Culpepper of Sumter Co., AL on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Woods, Sumter Co., Alabama.3 
Marriage*circa 1850 He married Mary A. F. Culpepper circa 1850. 
1860 Census*1 Jun 1860 Ambrose was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.4 
Death of Mother1860 His mother Amelia Yarbrough died in 1860. 
Land Grant/Patent*2 Jul 1860 Land was granted to Ambrose Culpepper on 2 Jul 1860 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.5 
Civil War*between 1861 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1861 and 1865

     Co. C, 40th Alabama Infantry. 
Death of Father5 Jul 1875 His father Joel Culpepper of Sumter Co., AL died on 5 Jul 1875 at Sumter Co., Alabama
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 Ambrose was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.6 
Death of Spouse11 Jun 1880 His wife Mary A. F. Culpepper died on 11 Jun 1880 at Lauderdale Co., Alabama.1,7 
Marriage*4 Nov 1880 He married Emma Woods at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi, on 4 Nov 1880 at age 50.8 
Death*21 May 1892 He died at Sumter Co., Alabama, on 21 May 1892 at age 62.1 
Burial*circa 22 May 1892 His body was interred circa 22 May 1892 at Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Cuba, Sumter Co., Alabama.1 

Family 1

Mary A. F. Culpepper (28 Jan 1830 - 11 Jun 1880)
Marriage*circa 1850 He married Mary A. F. Culpepper circa 1850. 
Children

Family 2

Emma Woods (say 1850 - )
Marriage*4 Nov 1880 He married Emma Woods at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi, on 4 Nov 1880 at age 50.8 
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. Sarah Mozingo, compiler, Choctaw County Cemeteries, Rootsweb: USGenWeb Archives, 1996.
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~alchocta/cemeteriesindex.html
    Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Sumter Co., Alabama, near Choctaw County line.
    + Ambrose Culpepper, Dec. 8, 1829 - May 21, 1892 (Masonic Stone)
    + M. A. Culpepper, Jan. 28, 1830 - June 11, 1880.
  2. 1830 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 338, Jackson Co., GA
    Joel Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 1 M5-10, 1 M20-30, 2F 0-5, 1 F20-30.
  3. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Pages 340A/Line 32 thru 340B/Line 3, Woods, Sumter Co., AL
    Joel Culpepper, 47, M, Farmer, RE=$500, GA (ID: 3971)
    Milly Culpepper, 47, F, GA
    Hulda Culpepper, 23, F, GA
    Ellen Culpepper, 19, F, GA
    Gabrilla Culpepper, 17, F, GA
    Herbert Culpepper, 15, M, GA
    Matthew Culpepper, 13, M, GA
    Harbin Culpepper, 12, M, AL
    Hardin Culpepper, 10, M, AL
    Melburn Culpepper, 8, M, AL
    Malachi Culpepper, 6, M, AL
    Walker Culpepper, 4, M, AL
    William Culpepper, 21, M, Farmer, GA
    Ambrose Culpepper, 20, M, Farmer, GA.
  4. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 173, Family 1189, Lines 3-7, Beat 5, Lauderdale, MS
    Culpepper, 30, M, Farmer, RE=$540, PE=$600, GA
    Mary A. F. Culpepper, 30, F, Dom. Bus, GA
    Nancy J. Culpepper, 9, F, MS
    Olivia Culpepper, 7, F, MS
    Elmira Culpepper, 5, F, MS.
  5. General Land Office Records, compiler, Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records, Online, Bureau of Land Management.
    http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/
    Ambrose H Culpepper, issued 2 Jul 1860, Choctaw Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS, Twp 6-N, Rng 18-E, Sec 26.
  6. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    FHL Film 1254653, National Archives Film T9-0653, Page 209A, Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., MS
    Ambrose Culpepper, Self, M, Md, Wh, 50, N/A, GA/GA/GA
    Mary Culpepper, Other, F, Md, Wh, 50, At Home, GA/GA/GA (died 11 Jun 1880)
    Calforna Hardin, Niece, F, Sng, Wh, 27, Keeping House, MS/GA/GA
    Spinks Hardin, Cousin, M, Sng, Wh, 21, N/A, MS/GA/GA
    M. Lela Hardin, Cousin, F, Sng, Wh, 19, N/A, MS/GA/---
    James Yarbrough, Cousin, M, Sng, Wh, 16, N/A, AL/---/---
    Ann Culpepper, Other, F, Sng, Black, 55, Farm Laborer, MS/---/---
    Dempsy Culpepper, Other, M, Sng, Mulatto, 14, Farm Laborer, MS/---/---
    Tom Culpepper, Other, M, Sng, Black, 5, N/A, MS/---/MS.
  7. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    FHL Film 1254653, National Archives Film T9-0653, Page 209A, Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., MS
    Ambrose Culpepper, Self, M, Md, Wh, 50, N/A, GA/GA/GA
    Mary Culpepper, Other, F, Md, Wh, 50, At Home, GA/GA/GA (died 11 Jun 1880)
    Calforna Hardin, Niece, F, Sng, Wh, 27, Keeping House, MS/GA/GA
    Spinks Hardin, Cousin, M, Sng, Wh, 21, N/A, MS/GA/GA
    M. Lela Hardin, Cousin, F, Sng, Wh, 19, N/A, MS/GA/---
    James Garbrough, Cousin, M, Sng, Wh, 16, N/A, AL/---/---
    Ann Culpepper, Other, F, Sng, Black, 55, Farm Laborer, MS/---/---
    Dempsy Culpepper, Other, M, Sng, Mulatto, 14, Farm Laborer, MS/---/---
    Tom Culpepper, Other, M, Sng, Black, 5, N/A, MS/---/MS.
  8. Hunting For Bears, compiler, Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2004.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7842
    Ambrose Culpepper and Emma Woods married 4 Nov 1880 in Lauderdale Co., MS.