Joel Culpepper

Male, #2386, (circa 1843 - 4 Nov 1862)
Father*Owen Culpepper of Lauderdale Co., MS (c 1807 - c 1870)
Mother*Mary Everett (c 1810 - bt 1870 - 1880)
Birth*circa 1843 Joel was born at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi, circa 1843. 
Census1853 Joel was probably a free male in Owen Culpepper of Lauderdale Co., MS's household on the census taken in 1853 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.
(3 females enumerated but not otherwise accounted for.)1 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 Mary and Joel listed as a household member living with Owen Culpepper of Lauderdale Co., MS in the 1860 Census at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.2 
Civil War*between 1861 and 1862 He served in the War Between the States between 1861 and 1862. 
Death*4 Nov 1862 He died on 4 Nov 1862. 
Biography* See statement by Owen Culpepper in File #73, p 559, Lauderdale County Probate Court, dated Jan 26, 1863. Owen said that Joel was his son, that he died without leaving a will, and that the total of his estate was around $100 which was owed him by the Confederate States of America for services. He listed the heirs as Owen Culpepper, Phillip P. Culpepper, Mary Culpepper, Nancy Harris, Perlina Hall, and Rebecca Welch. 
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Joseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited18 Oct 2008


  1. Ron V Jackson (Advanced Indexing Systems), compiler, Mississippi State Census Indices, 1805-90, Generations Network - Provo, UT, 1999.
    Owen Culpepper, Lauderdale Co., MS, 1853, 2 free males, 6 free females.
  2. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 200, Family 1385, Lines 28-30, Beat 5, Lauderdale, MS
    O. Culpepper, 53, M, Farmer, RE=$2000, PE=$1700, GA
    Mary Culpepper, 52, F, Dom. Bus. , GA
    Joel Culpepper, 17, M, Farm Labor, MS.