Joel Bluett Culpepper1

Male, #2356, (Jan 1848 - 11 Jan 1911)
Father*Rev. Joseph M. Culpepper (c 1822 - c 1863)
Mother*Nancy Yarbrough (c 1822 - )
DNA* Joel 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 Tod.2 
Birth*Jan 1848 Joel was born at Clarke Co., Mississippi, in Jan 1848. 
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.2 
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.3 
Death of Fathercirca 1863 His father Rev. Joseph M. Culpepper died circa 1863 at Jasper Co., Mississippi
Civil War*between 1864 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1864 and 1865

     Co. C, 40th Alabama Infantry. 
Marriage*circa 1869 He married Mary A. McFarland circa 1869.4 
Birth of Son8 Jun 1874 His son William Samuel Culpepper was born on 8 Jun 1874 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.5 
Birth of Son4 Jul 1878 His son Joseph Floyd Culpepper was born on 4 Jul 1878 at Sumter Co., Alabama.6 
Birth of Son27 Feb 1882 His son Rev. Andrew Bluett Culpepper was born on 27 Feb 1882 at Mississippi.7 
Census*1890 A census listed Joel as head of household at Lenwood, Kemper Co., Mississippi, in 1890.8 
Census1896 A census listed Joel as head of household at Kemper Co., Mississippi, in 1896.9 
1900 Census*1 Jun 1900 Joel was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Kemper Co., Mississippi.4 
Death of SpouseNov 1908 His wife Mary A. McFarland died in Nov 1908 at Kemper Co., Mississippi
1910 Census*15 Apr 1910 Joel was listed as a hospital inmate on the 1910 Census at Mississippi City, Harrison Co., Mississippi.10 
Death*11 Jan 1911 He died at Biloxi, Harrison Co., Mississippi, on 11 Jan 1911. 
Burial*circa 13 Jan 1911 His body was interred circa 13 Jan 1911 at Kemper Co., Mississippi
Biography* Joel is said to have been in the saw mill business in Sumter County, AL for a number of years. 

Family

Mary A. McFarland (Aug 1847 - Nov 1908)
Marriage*circa 1869 He married Mary A. McFarland circa 1869.4 
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. Jean (Ruby Ora) Culpepper Smith (#2888), Culpepper Footprints in the Sands of Time, 17 North Hight Avenue, Louisville, MS 39339: , 1978.
    p.49.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 6, Page 14B, Family 244, Moscow, Kemper County, MS
    Joel B. Culpeper, Head, Wh, M, Jun 1848, 52, Md-30 yrs, MS/GA/NC, Farmer
    Mary A. Culpeper, Wife, Wh, F, Aug 1847, 52, Md-30 yrs, ch 6/4, AL/GA/AL
    Andrew B. Culpeper, Son, Wh, M, Feb 1878, 22, S, MS/MS/AL.
  5. 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
  6. Hazel Crenshaw Garrett and Louis Taunton, compiler, Winston County, Mississippi Cemeteries, Louisville, MS: G&T Publishers, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Books 976.2692 V3g.
    Memorial Park Cemetery, John C. Stennis Drive/Highway 397, Louisville, Winston Co., MS
    + Joseph Floyd Culpepper, 4 Jul 1878 - 1 Aug 1951
    + Ora Wedgeworth Culpepper, 4 Oct 1882 - 29 May 1966.
  7. 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
    Rev. Andrew Bluitt Culpepper, RFD#2, Duffee, Lauderdale Co., MS, Age 36, Born 27 Feb 1882, White, Farming and Preaching, Nearest relative: Ollie May Culpepper, RFD#2, Duffee, Lauderdale Co., MS, /s/ Andrew Bluitt Culpepper, Medium height, Medium build, Blue eyes, Black hair, No disabilities. Registered 12 Sep 1918 in Lauderdale Co., MS.
  8. Kemper Co., MS Archives, Rootsweb.
    1890 Enumeration of Educable Children
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~mskemper/census/1890enum131.htm
    Page 138, Lenwood, Kemper Co., MS
    J. B. Culpepper, White
    W. S. Culpepper, 14, M
    Floyd Culpepper, 10, M
    Andrew Culpepper, 7, M.
  9. Kemper Co., MS Archives, Rootsweb.
    1896 Enumeration of Educable Children
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~mskemper/census/1896enum/1896pg010.png
    Race: Black (sic), Twp 9, Rng 14, Page 10, Kemper Co., MS
    J. B. Culpepper, White
    W. S. Culpepper, 20, M
    J. F. Culpepper, 16, M
    A. B. Culpepper, 14, M.
  10. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 36, Sheet 8B, Family 149, Mississippi City, Harrison County, MS
    J. B. Culpepper, Inmate, M, Wh, 65, Wd, MS/GA/NC.