David Culpepper

Male, #3279, (15 Nov 1823 - 13 Aug 1893)
Father*Chadwell Culpepper of Dooly Co., GA (c 1799 - 1852)
Mother*Frances Rye (c 1801 - b 1 Jun 1860)
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Birth*15 Nov 1823 David was born at Laurens Co., Georgia, on 15 Nov 1823.1 
1830 Census1 Jun 1830 David was probably a free white male, age 5 and under 10, in Chadwell Culpepper of Dooly Co., GA's household, on the 1830 Census at Laurens Co., Georgia. Unaccounted for is 1 Female 5-10..2 
1840 Census1 Jun 1840 David was probably a free white male, age 15 and under 20, in Chadwell Culpepper of Dooly Co., GA's household, on the 1840 Census on 1 Jun 1840 at Dooly Co., Georgia.
(Unaccounted for are 1 Male 10-15, 1 Female 0-5 and 1 Female 10-15).3 
1850 Census1 Jun 1850 Andrew, John, Griffin, Mary, Jefferson, Henry, William, Queen, David and Frances listed as a household member living with Chadwell Culpepper of Dooly Co., GA on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Dooly Co., Georgia.4 
Tax roll*1851 David registered to pay taxes
     David Culpepper of Dooly Co. District 10: 1 Poll, plus 1 Slave, plus 137 acres in Lot 60 of District 10 in Dooly Co.5 
Marriage*11 Feb 1851 He married Argent Sutton at Dooly Co., Georgia, on 11 Feb 1851 at age 27.6 
Deed*12 Feb 1852 He granted a deed on 12 Feb 1852 at Dooly Co., Georgia,

David Culpepper of Dooly Co., GA to William Slade of Dooly Co., GA, a promissory note for $321 due 25 Dec 1852, pledging lot 33 in District 14, containing 202.5 acres. Recorded 27 May 1852.7 
Death of Father1852 His father Chadwell Culpepper of Dooly Co., GA died in 1852 at Dooly Co., Georgia
Probate3 Dec 1852 He bought from Chadwell Culpepper of Dooly Co., GA's estate on 3 Dec 1852 at Dooly Co., Georgia.8 
Deed*28 Oct 1853 He granted a deed to Frances Rye on 28 Oct 1853 at Dooly Co., Georgia,

David & Henry Culpepper of Dooly Co., GA to Frances Culpepper of Dooly Co., GA, 202.5 acres, Lot 32 in District 14. Land to revert back to David and Henry at the death of Frances. Recorded 10 Jun 1854.9 
Birth of SonJan 1854 His son William C. Culpepper was born in Jan 1854 at Dooly Co., Georgia.10 
1860 Census*1 Jun 1860 David was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Gum Creek PO, Dooly Co., Georgia.11 
Civil War*between 1862 and 1865 He served as a Private in the 2nd Regiment of the Georgia Militia of the Confederate States Army between 1862 and 1865.12 
Birth of Son1863 His son John Elbert Culpepper was born in 1863 at Dooly Co., Georgia.13,14 
1870 Census*1 Jun 1870 David was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Dooly Co., Georgia.15 
Photographed*circa 1872 He was photographed circa 1872 at Dooly Co., Georgia.16
David & Argent (Sutton) Culpepper
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 David was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Dooly Co., Georgia.13 
Death of Son1893 His son John Elbert Culpepper died in 1893 at Dooly Co., Georgia.14 
Death*13 Aug 1893 He died at Crisp Co., Georgia, on 13 Aug 1893 at age 69.12,1 
Burial*circa 14 Aug 1893 His body was interred circa 14 Aug 1893 at Ebenezer Cemetery, Cordele, Crisp Co., Georgia.12,1 
Administration*6 Sep 1893 After David's death, William C. Culpepper was appointed administrator of the estate. On 6 Sep 1893 at Dooly Co., Georgia,

     William C. Culpepper granted Letters of Administration on the estate of David Culpepper, dec'd.17 

Family

Argent Sutton (1 Feb 1829 - 22 May 1900)
Marriage*11 Feb 1851 He married Argent Sutton at Dooly Co., Georgia, on 11 Feb 1851 at age 27.6 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
John Culpepper of Jones Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited6 Feb 2011

Citations

  1. USGenWeb Archives.
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/copyright.htm
    Ebenezer Cemetery, Cordele, Crisp, Co., GA. Transcription on May 21, 2001 by Jeff Hinkle.
    - David Culpepper, November 15, 1823 - August 13, 1893, C.S.A.
    - Argen Culpepper, February 1, 1829 - May 22, 1900.
  2. 1830 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 019, Unk Twp, Laurens Co., GA
    Chadwell Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 1 M5-10, 1 M30-40, 1 F0-5, 1 F5-10, 1 F20-30.
  3. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 92, District 9, Dooly Co., GA
    Shadwell Culpepper, 2 M5-10, 2 M10-15, 1 M15-20, 1 M40-50, 2 F0-5, 2 F10-15, 1 F 30-40.
  4. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Pages 245A-B, District 24, Dooly Co., GA
    Chadwel Culpepper, 50, M, Farmer, $2,500, GA
    Frances Culpepper, 48, F, GA
    David Culpepper, 26, M, GA
    Queen E. Culpepper, 23, F, GA
    William Culpepper, 21, M, GA
    Henry Culpepper, 19, M, GA
    Jefferson Culpepper, 17, M, GA
    Elizabeth Culpepper, 12, F, GA
    Griffin Culpepper, 8, M, GA
    John Culpepper, 6, M, GA
    Andrew Culpepper, 3, M, GA.
  5. Dooly County Court, Dooly Co. GA Tax Digest 1851, Salt Lake City, UT: Genealogical Society of Utah , 1964, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. Film # 367,140.
  6. Dooly County Court of the Ordinary, Dooly Co. GA Marriages, 1846-1901, Salt Lake City, UT: Genealogical Society of Utah , 1964, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. Film # 366,650 & 366,651.
    David Culpepper and Argent Sutton on 11 Feb 1851 in Dooly Co., GA.
  7. Dooly County Court of the Ordinary, Dooly Co GA Deed Books A-F, Salt Lake City, UT: Genealogical Society of Utah , 1964, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. Film 366,674 et. al..
    Book B-152.
  8. Dooly County Court of the Ordinary, Dooly Co GA Appraisements and Inventories, 1838-1863, Salt Lake City, UT: Genealogical Society of Utah , 1964, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. Film # 366,149 - 366,150.
    Inventories & Appraisements 1847-1863, pages 331-336.
  9. Dooly County Court of the Ordinary, Dooly Co GA Deed Books A-F, Salt Lake City, UT: Genealogical Society of Utah , 1964, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. Film 366,674 et. al..
    Book B-603.
  10. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED91, Page 124B (2), Family 45, District 945, Dooly Co., GA
    Bill C. Culpepper, Head, M, Jan 1854, 46, md 10 yrs, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    Jane E. Culpepper, Wife, F, Aug 1866, 33, md 10 yrs, ch 6/5, GA/GA/GA
    Sallie C. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Dec 1880, 19, Sng, GA/GA/GA
    Willie G. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Jan 1886, 14, Sng, GA/GA/GA
    Perry C. Culpepper, Son, M, Sep 1889, 10, Sng, GA/GA/GA
    Lannis E. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Feb 1892, 8, Sng, GA/GA/GA
    Dovie B. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Jul 1893, 6, Sng, GA/GA/GA
    Robert E. Culpepper, Son, M, Mar 1897, 3, Sng, GA/GA/GA
    Thomas S. Culpepper, Son, M, Sep 1898, 1, Sng, GA/GA/GA.
  11. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 527, Gum Creek PO, Dooly Co., GA
    David Culpepper, 38, M, Farmer, $1000/$480, GA
    Argent Culpepper, 32, F, GA
    Jackson Culpepper, 13, M, GA
    Nancy Drauham, 20, F, Domestic, GA
    Julia Culpepper, 10, F, GA
    Wm Culpepper, 7, M, GA
    Indiana Culpepper, 6, F, GA
    Eliza Culpepper, 4, F, GA
    Adelia Culpepper, 1, F, GA.
  12. Tombstone.
    Ebenezer Church Cemetery, Crisp Co., GA:
    David Culpepper, Pvt #2 Regt GA Militia, Nov 15, 1823 - Aug 23, 1893.
  13. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 607C (35), ED 22, Family 363, District 10, Dooly Co., GA
    David Culpepper, Self, M, Md, 56, Farmer, GA/GA/GA
    Argent Culpepper, Wife, F, Md, 52, Housewife, GA/GA/GA
    Sarah Culpepper, Dau, F, S, 19, --- , GA/GA/GA
    Davie Culpepper, Dau, F, S, 16, --- , GA/GA/GA
    John Culpepper, Son, M, S, 15, Farm Hand, GA/GA/GA
    Susan Culpepper, Dau, F, S, 10, --- , GA/GA/GA
    Lulu Culpepper, Dau, F, S, 8, --- , GA/GA/GA.
  14. Tombstone.
    Ebenezer Church Cemetery, Crisp Co., GA:
    John Elbert Culpepper, 1863 - 1893.
  15. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 376B, Family 1109, Drayton PO, Dooly Co., GA
    David Culpepper, 41, M, Farmer, $1000/$480, GA
    Argent Culpepper, 41, F, GA
    William Culpepper, 16, M, GA
    Mary C. Culpepper, 15, F, GA
    Eliza Culpepper, 13, F, GA
    Delia Culpepper, 11, F, GA
    Sarah Culpepper, 9, F, GA
    David Culpepper, 7, M, GA
    John C. Culpepper, 5, M, GA
    Suason Culpepper, 4, F, GA.
  16. E-mail written 2003 to Lew Griffin from Frederick N. Gleaton, e-mail address.
  17. Dooly Co. Court of the Ordinary, Dooly Co GA Letters of Administration and Guardianship, Salt Lake City, UT: Genealogical Society of Utah , 1964, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. Film # 367,144 - 367,145.
    Administration Letters Book D, page 30.