William Simeon Culpepper

Male, #2339, (24 Nov 1845 - 18 Sep 1904)
Father*Samuel Bluett Culpepper (5 Dec 1818 - 11 Aug 1894)
Mother*Pauline Amanda Spurlock (c 1825 - c 1848)
DNA* William 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*24 Nov 1845 William was born at Clarke Co., Mississippi, on 24 Nov 1845. 
Death of Mothercirca 1848 His mother Pauline Amanda Spurlock died circa 1848 at Simpson Co., Mississippi
1850 Census1 Jun 1850 Pauline, William and Leona listed as a household member living with Samuel Bluett Culpepper on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Clarke Co., Mississippi.1 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 Pauline, William and Leona listed as a household member living with Sampson B. Culpepper in the 1860 Census at Simpson Co., Mississippi.2 
Civil War*between 1861 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1861 and 1865.3 
Marriage*7 Jun 1866 He married Araminta Frances Price at Lawrence Co., Mississippi, on 7 Jun 1866 at age 20.4 
Birth of Son30 Dec 1869 His son Pascal Guscinda Culpepper was born on 30 Dec 1869 at Harrison Co., Mississippi
1870 Census*1 Jun 1870 William was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Harrison Co., Mississippi.5 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 William was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Harrison Co., Mississippi.6 
Land Grant/Patent*3 Aug 1882 Land was granted to William Simeon Culpepper on 3 Aug 1882 at Stone Co., Mississippi.7 
Birth of Son12 Oct 1882 His son Thomas Samuel Culpepper was born on 12 Oct 1882 at Harrison Co., Mississippi.8 
Land Grant/Patent30 Dec 1884 Land was granted to William Simeon Culpepper on 30 Dec 1884 at Stone Co., Mississippi.7 
Birth of Son27 Apr 1885 His son William Edgar Culpepper was born on 27 Apr 1885 at Harrison Co., Mississippi
Death of Son19 Jan 1887 His son William Edgar Culpepper died on 19 Jan 1887 at Harrison Co., Mississippi
Death of Father11 Aug 1894 His father Samuel Bluett Culpepper died on 11 Aug 1894 at Silver Creek, Lawrence Co., Mississippi
Death of Son4 Apr 1900 His son Pascal Guscinda Culpepper died on 4 Apr 1900. 
1900 Census*1 Jun 1900 William was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Harrison Co., Mississippi.9 
Death*18 Sep 1904 He died at Harrison Co., Mississippi, on 18 Sep 1904 at age 58. 
Burial*19 Sep 1904 His body was interred on 19 Sep 1904 at Wiggins, Stone Co., Mississippi

Family

Araminta Frances Price (22 Apr 1848 - 8 Feb 1930)
Marriage*7 Jun 1866 He married Araminta Frances Price at Lawrence Co., Mississippi, on 7 Jun 1866 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 Edited29 Jun 2011

Citations

  1. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 15, Family 237, Lines 30-38, Beat 3, Clarke Co., MS
    Samuel Culpepper, 30, M, Farmer, RE=$250, GA
    Amanda Culpepper, 25, F, GA
    William Culpeppper, 6, M, MS
    Leona Culpepper, 4, F, MS
    Thomas Jennings, 21, M, Clerk, AL
    Patrick Vance, 25, M, butcher(?), Ireland
    Charles Vance, 22, M, butcher(?), Ireland
    James Vance, 20, M, butcher(?), Ireland
    Michael Vance, 14, M, butcher(?), Ireland.
  2. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 27, Family 173, Lines, Beat 4, Simpson, Mississippi
    Sampson B. Culpepper, 39, M, Farmer, RE=$0, PE=$900, GA
    Amanda Culpepper, 36, F, MS
    William S. Culpepper, 16, M, MS
    Leona E. Culpepper, 11, F, MS.
  3. Widows application for Pension.
  4. Hunting For Bears, compiler, Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2004.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7842
    W. S. Culpeper and Armurita Price married 7 Jun 1866 in Lawrence Co., MS.
  5. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 5, Family 30, Lines 31-34, Beat 4, Harrison, MS
    Will Culpepper, 22, M, Wh, Farming, RE=$50, PE=$0
    Armita Culpepper, 22, F, Wh, Keeping House, MS
    Dora Culpepper. 3. F. Wh, MS
    Pascall Culpepper, 6/12, M, Wh, MS, born Dec 1869.
  6. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 403B, Beat 4, Harrison Co., MS
    W. S. Culpepper, Self, M, Md, Wh, 34, Farmer, MS/MS/MS
    Anna F. Culpepper, Wife, F, Md, Wh, 32, Keeping House, MS/KY/MS
    Dora Culpepper, Dau, F, Sng, Wh, 12, At Home, MS/MS/MS
    Pascal Culpepper, Son, M, Sng, Wh, 10, At Home, MS/MS/MS
    Idele Culpepper, Dau, F, Sng, Wh, 8, N/A, MS/MS/MS
    Amanda Culpepper, Dau, F, Sng, Wh, 6, N/A, MS/MS/MS
    Rosa Culpepper, Dau, F, Sng, Wh, 4, N/A, MS/MS/MS
    Viola Culpepper, Dau, F, Sng, Wh, 2, N/A, MS/MS/MS.
  7. General Land Office Records, compiler, Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records, Online, Bureau of Land Management.
    http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/
    William S Culpepper, St. Stephens Meridian, Twp 2-S in Stone Co., MS
    30 Dec 1884: three Grants: Rng 12-W, Sec 30; Rng 13-W, Sec 24; and Rng 13-W, Sec 25
    3 Aug 1882, one grant: Rng 13-W, Sec 24.
  8. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482
    Thomas Samuel Culpepper, Lyman, Harrison Co., MS, age 35, born 12 Oct 1882, White, Sawyer for Ingram Day Lumber Co. at Lyman, Harrison Co., MS. Nearest relative: Pauline Culpepper, Lyman, Harrison Co., MS, /s/ Thomas Samuel Culpepper, Tall height, Medium build, Brown eyes, Blond hair, No disabilities. Registered 12 Sep 1918 in Gulfport, Harrison Co., MS.
  9. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 36, Page 10B, Family 184, Beat 4, Harrison County, MS
    Wm. S. Culpepper, Head, Wh, M, Nov. 1845, 55, Md-34 yrs, MS/MS/MS, Hotel keeper
    Armata Culpepper, Wife, Wh, F, Sept. 1848, 41, Md-34 yrs, ch 9/6, MS/MS/MS
    Manda Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, April 1874, 16, S, MS/MS/MS
    Thomas Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Oct. 1882, 18, S, MS/MS/MS, Mill laborer
    Valerie Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, May 1887, 13, S, MS/MS/MS
    Mariah Price, Mother-in-Law, Wh, F, Oct. 1820, 80, Wid-66? yrs, ch 9/6, MS/MS/MS
    (plus several unrelated boarders).