Harbin B. Culpepper1

Male, #2330, (circa 1837 - 1911)
Father*Joel Culpepper of Sumter Co., AL (c 1803 - 5 Jul 1875)
Mother*Amelia Yarbrough (c 1803 - 1860)
DNA* Harbin has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Joseph Culpepper of Jackson Co., GA, the son of Joseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA, the son of Joseph Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC, the son of Robert Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, the son of Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Birth*circa 1837 Harbin was born at Sumter Co., Alabama, circa 1837.2 
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.2 
Marriage*9 Dec 1858 He married Nancy E. Culpepper at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi, on 9 Dec 1858.3 
1860 Census*1 Jun 1860 Harbin 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. 
Civil War*between 1861 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1861 and 1865

     Co. C, 40th Alabama Infantry. 
Birth of Soncirca 1873 His son Howard Culpepper was born circa 1873 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi
Death of Father5 Jul 1875 His father Joel Culpepper of Sumter Co., AL died on 5 Jul 1875 at Sumter Co., Alabama
Birth of Soncirca 1876 His son Robert Lee Culpepper was born circa 1876 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi
Birth of Son27 May 1879 His son Loy Samuel Culpepper was born on 27 May 1879 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.5 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Harbin was listed as a brother-in-law in Catherine King's household on the 1900 Census at Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.6 
Death*1911 He died in 1911. 


Nancy E. Culpepper (circa 1838 - )
Marriage*9 Dec 1858 He married Nancy E. Culpepper at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi, on 9 Dec 1858.3 
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Joseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited23 Aug 2012


  1. Levin E. Culpepper, The Descendants of Joseph Culpepper who died in 1816, in Jackson County, Georgia, P. O. Box 5511, Meridian, MS 39302-5511: Lauderdale County Dept. of Archives & History, 1990's.
  2. 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.
  3. Hunting For Bears, compiler, Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2004.
    Harbin Culpepper and Nancy E. Culpepper married 9 Dec 1858 in Lauderdale Co., MS.
  4. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 173, Family 1188, Lines 1-2, Beat 5, Lauderdale, MS
    H. Culpepper, 23, M, Farmer, RE=$0, PE=$500, GA
    Nancy Culpepper, 21, F, Dom. Bus, MS.
  5. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    Loy Simpson Culpepper, Toomsuba, Lauderdale Co., MS, Age 39, Born 27 May 1879, White, Painter for AGS RR. Nearest relative: Eugenia Culpepper, Wife, Toomsuba, Lauderdale Co., MS, /s/ Loy Simpson Culpepper, Short height, Slender build, Blue eyes, Black hair, No disabilities. Registered 12 Sep 1918 in Lauderdale Co., MS.
  6. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 28, Page 10B, Family 183, Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale County, MS
    Catherine King, Head, Wh, F, Jun 1828, 72, Wid, ch 2/2, GA/GA/GA. Farmer
    Harbin Culpepper, brother-in-law, Wh, M, Jul 1841, 59, Md-40 yrs, MS/GA/GA, Farm Laborer
    Love Culpepper, Sister-in-law, Wh, F, May 1839, 61, Md-40 yrs, ch 11/5, MS/GA/GA
    Ellar Culpepper, niece, Wh, F, Feb 1864, 36, S, MS/MS/MS.