James Hardin Culpepper

Male, #2331, (1 Feb 1840 - 22 Oct 1882)
Father*Joel Culpepper of Sumter Co., AL (c 1803 - 5 Jul 1875)
Mother*Amelia Yarbrough (c 1803 - 1860)
DNA* James 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. 
Name Variation He was also known as Hardy.1 
Birth*1 Feb 1840 James was born at Sumter Co., Alabama, on 1 Feb 1840.2 
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 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 James, Melburn, Malachi, Anthony and Amelia listed as a household member living with Joel Culpepper of Sumter Co., AL in the 1860 Census at Sumter Co., Alabama.1 
Death of Mother1860 His mother Amelia Yarbrough died in 1860. 
Marriage*1 Nov 1860 He married Mary Lucy Goodwyn at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi, on 1 Nov 1860 at age 20.4 
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 Son22 Feb 1869 His son Joel Thomas Culpepper was born on 22 Feb 1869 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi
1870 Census*1 Jun 1870 James was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.5 
Birth of Son4 Sep 1871 His son John Edmund Culpepper was born on 4 Sep 1871 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 Son11 Jun 1878 His son James Hardin Culpepper Jr. was born on 11 Jun 1878 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 James was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.6 
Death*22 Oct 1882 He died at Sumter Co., Alabama, on 22 Oct 1882 at age 42.2 
Burial*circa 23 Oct 1882 His body was interred circa 23 Oct 1882 at Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Cuba, Sumter Co., Alabama.2 

Family

Mary Lucy Goodwyn (19 Dec 1841 - 20 May 1913)
Marriage*1 Nov 1860 He married Mary Lucy Goodwyn at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi, on 1 Nov 1860 at age 20.4 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Joseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited31 Jul 2011

Citations

  1. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 491B, Lines 15-20, Southern Division, Sumter Co., AL
    Joel Culpeper, 60, M, Farmer, GA
    Milly Culpeper, 55, F, GA
    Hardy Culpeper, 29, M, GA
    Milburn Culpeper, 17, M, AL
    Mariah Culpeper, 15, F, AL
    Dock Culpeper, 13, M, AL.
  2. 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.
    + Hardin Culpepper, Feb. 1, 1840 - Oct. 22, 1882
    + Mary Culpepper, Dec. 19, 1841 - May 20, 1913.
  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. Hunting For Bears, compiler, Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2004.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7842
    Hardin Culpepper and Mary L. Goodwynn married 1 Nov 1860 in Lauderdale Co., MS.
  5. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 78, Family 616, Lines 13-17, Township 6, Lauderdale, MS
    Hardin Culpepper, 31, M, Wh, Farmer, RE=$0, PE=$400, AL
    Lucy Culpepper, 30, F, Wh, Keeping House, MS
    Mary Culpepper, 6, F, Wh, MS
    Bulah Culpepper, 4, F, Wh, MS
    Anna Culpepper, 1, F, Wh, MS.
  6. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    FHL Film 1254653, National Archives Film T9-0653, Page 209B, Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., MS
    Hardin Culpepper, Self, M, Md, Wh, 40, Farmer, AL/GA/GA
    Mary L. Culpepper, Wife, F, Md, Wh, 38, Keeping House, AL/GA/AL
    Joel T. Culpepper, Son, M, Sng, Wh, 11, N/A, MS/AL/AL
    John E. Culpepper, Son, M, Sng, Wh, 8, N/A, MS/AL/AL
    Mary L. Culpepper, Dau, F, Sng, Wh, 6, N/A, MS/AL/AL
    Ida V. Culpepper, Dau, F, Sng, Wh, 4, N/A, MS/AL/AL
    James H. Culpepper, Son, M, Sng, Wh, 2, N/A, MS/AL/AL
    John Rainer, Cousin, M, Sng, Wh, 23, Farm Laborer, MS/TN/GA.