Benjamin M. Culpepper

Male, #2355, (2 Oct 1845 - circa 1896)
Father*Rev. Joseph M. Culpepper (c 1822 - c 1863)
Mother*Nancy Yarbrough (c 1822 - )
DNA* Benjamin 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*2 Oct 1845 Benjamin was born at Mississippi on 2 Oct 1845. 
1850 Census1 Jun 1850 Nancy, Amanda, Benjamin and Tod listed as a household member living with Rev. Joseph M. Culpepper on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Clarke Co., Mississippi.1 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 Nancy, Amanda, Benjamin, Joel, Mattie, William and John listed as a household member living with Rev. Joseph M. Culpepper in the 1860 Census at Jasper Co., Mississippi.2 
Civil War*between 1863 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1863 and 1865

     Co. C, 40 AL Infantry. 
Death of Fathercirca 1863 His father Rev. Joseph M. Culpepper died circa 1863 at Jasper Co., Mississippi
Marriage*circa 1870 He married Mary Ellen Grace circa 1870. 
Birth of Son2 Oct 1876 His son John Joseph Culpepper was born on 2 Oct 1876 at Choctaw Co., Alabama.3 
Birth of Son10 May 1879 His son William Benjamin Culpepper was born on 10 May 1879 at Choctaw Co., Alabama
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 Benjamin was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Choctaw Co., Alabama.4 
Birth of Son2 Jan 1883 His son Edward McCall Culpepper was born on 2 Jan 1883 at Choctaw Co., Alabama.5 
Birth of Son3 Jan 1883 His son Everett Hall Culpepper was born on 3 Jan 1883 at Choctaw Co., Alabama.5 
Death*circa 1896 He died at Meridian, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi, circa 1896. 

Family

Mary Ellen Grace (8 Jan 1850 - 2 Apr 1899)
Marriage*circa 1870 He married Mary Ellen Grace circa 1870. 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Joseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited28 Aug 2012

Citations

  1. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 11, Family 214, Lines 26-30, Beat 3, Clarke Co., MS
    James Culpepper, 28, M, Farmer, GA
    Nicy Culpepper, 29, F, GA
    Amanda Culpepper, 6, F, MS
    Benjamin Culpepper, 4, M, MS
    Tod Culpepper, 2, M, MS.
  2. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 64, Family 428, Lines 13-20, Not stated, Jasper, MS
    J. M. Culpepper, 38, M, Farm Laborer, RE=$0, PE=$1300, GA
    Nicy Culpepper, 37, F, SC
    Emaline Culpepper, 16, F, MS
    B. M. Culpepper, 13, M, MS
    J. B. Culpepper, 11, M, MS
    W. F. Culpepper, 9, M, MS
    M. S. Culpepper, 6, F, MS
    John Culpepper, 4, M, MS
    He also appears as a farm laborer in the nearby household of A. B. Clanton
    Page 18, Family 122, Lines 34-38, Not Stated, Jasper, MS
    A. B. Clanton, 31, M, Physician, RE=$7000, PE=$36,700, GA
    A. M. Clanton, 21, F, AL
    J. G. Clanton, 3, M, AL
    G. F. Clanton, 1, M, MS
    J. M. Culpeper, 41, M, Farm Laborer, RE=$0, PE=$700, GA.
  3. 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
    John Joseph Culpepper, 1424 16th Ave, Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS, Age 41, Born 2 Oct 1876, White, Broom manufacturer for self at 2308 Grant St., Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS. Nearest relative: Susan Elizabeth Culpepper, 1424 16th Ave, Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS, /s/ J. J. Culpepper, Tall height, Stout build, Blue eyes, Dark hair, Blind in both eyes. Registered 12 Sep 1918 in Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS.
  4. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 18, Page 238D, Lines 2-7, Beat 4, Choctaw Co., AL
    Benj. M. Culpepper, Self, M, M, Wh, 34, Farmer, MS/NC/---
    Ellen Culpepper, Wife, F, M, Wh, 30, Keeping House, AL/NC/---
    Donna Culpepper, Dau, F, S, Wh, AL/---/---
    Aly Culpepper, Dau, F, S, Wh, 5, AL/---/---
    John Culpepper, Son, M, S, Wh, 3, AL/---/---
    Benj. Culpepper, Son, M, S, Wh, 1, AL/---/---.
  5. Year of birth is unclear, but Edd was born on January 2, shortly before midnight and 15 minutes before his brother Everette who was born on January 3, a few minutes after midnight.
  6. Hazle R. Collins Ivison, compiler, Alabama Tombstone Inscriptions, Mobile, Alabama: D. J. Moffett, 1987, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Book 976.1 V3i.
    Volume 1, Page 4: Old Shearon Cemetery, Sumter Co., Alabama, near Halsell in Choctaw County.
    + Anna E. Culpepper, d/o B. M. & M. E. Culpepper, 8 Feb 1876 - 22 Oct 1880.