Griffin Hogan Culpepper

Male, #3286, (5 Mar 1842 - 16 Oct 1894)
Father*Chadwell Culpepper of Dooly Co., GA (c 1799 - 1852)
Mother*Frances Rye (c 1801 - b 1 Jun 1860)
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Birth*5 Mar 1842 Griffin was born at Dooly Co., Georgia, on 5 Mar 1842.1 
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.2 
Death of Father1852 His father Chadwell Culpepper of Dooly Co., GA died in 1852 at Dooly Co., Georgia
Guardian6 Mar 1854 The court declared Griffin Hogan Culpepper to be orphaned after the death of Chadwell Culpepper of Dooly Co., GA and Frances Culpepper was appointed as guardian on 6 Mar 1854 at Dooly Co., Georgia,

     Frances Culpepper, David Culpepper and Seth Williams bond $1,000 to Alexander Meriwether, Ordinary of Dooly Co., GA in connection with Frances Culpepper being appointed guardian of Griffin H. Culpepper, John M. Culpepper and Andrew J. Culpepper, orphan children of Chadwell Culpepper, deceased. Dooly Co., GA Administration Letters Book A, page 201.3 
1860 Census*1 Jun 1860 Griffin listed as a household member in the 1860 Census at Gum Creek PO, Dooly Co., Georgia.4 
Civil War*between 1861 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1861 and 1865.5 
Marriage*circa 1867 He married Mary Willie Wellons at Georgia circa 1867. 
Deed*7 Jan 1870 He was granted a deed on 7 Jan 1870 at Dooly Co., Georgia,

Isaac F. and Eliza J. Ward of Dooly Co., GA to Griffin Culpepper for a promissory note for $130: one large gray horse, seven head of hogs, one buggy and two bales of cotton. Recorded 7 Jan 1870. Dooly Co., GA Deed Book F-100&101.6 
1870 Census*1 Jun 1870 Griffin was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Pulaski Co., Georgia.7 
Birth of SonJun 1871 His son Walter Shelley Culpepper was born in Jun 1871 at Texas
Birth of SonMar 1873 His son Edwin L. Culpepper was born in Mar 1873 at Texas
Birth of Son13 Dec 1875 His son Albert Elmer Culpepper was born on 13 Dec 1875 at Texas.8 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 Griffin was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Wood Co., Texas.9 
Birth of Son12 Sep 1889 His son Fred Carroll Culpepper was born on 12 Sep 1889 at Wood Co., Texas.10 
Death*16 Oct 1894 He died at Cass Co., Texas, on 16 Oct 1894 at age 52.1 
Burial*say 18 Oct 1894 His body was interred say 18 Oct 1894 at Bethsaida Cemetery, Cass Co., Texas.8
Griffin Hogan Culpepper tombstone

Family

Mary Willie Wellons (Aug 1846 - 26 Jun 1923)
Marriage*circa 1867 He married Mary Willie Wellons at Georgia circa 1867. 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
John Culpepper of Jones Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited18 Oct 2008

Citations

  1. E-mail written 2005-2006 to Culpepper Connections from William Lee Carbrey Jr., e-mail address.
    from tombstone.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
    Book A, page 201.
  4. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 527, Gum Creek PO, Dooly Co., GA
    Wm J. Gleaton, 41, M, Farmer, $800/$625, SC
    A. J. Gleaton, 35, F, GA
    Griffin Culpepper, 26, M, GA
    Samarious Griffin, 13, F, GA.
  5. Louisiana Secretary of State Confederate Pension Applications Index Database
    Applicant: Mary W. (WELLONS) Culpepper, Ouachita Parish
    Soldier: Griffin H. Culpepper, Georgia, Infantry, 11th Regiment, Co. B.
  6. 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 F-100 & 101.
  7. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 386A, Family 2, Hawkinsville, Pulaski Co., GA
    Griffin H. Culpepper, 28, M, Planter, $500/$300, GA
    Mollie W. Culpepper, 23, F, Wife, GA
    Andrew J. Culpepper, 23, M, GA
    Eulia G. Culpepper, 1, F, GA.
  8. E-mail written 2005-2006 to Culpepper Connections from William Lee Carbrey Jr., e-mail address.
  9. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 125, Sheet 33-34, Pg 297 A-B, Pct 2, Wood Co., TX
    Griffin H. Culpepper, M, 40, Head, M, GA GA GA, Farmer (ID: 3286)
    Mary W. Culpepper, F, 35, Wife, M, GA NC GA
    Eulalia G. Culpepper, F, 12, Dau, S, GA GA GA
    Walter S. Culpepper, M, 9, Son, S, TX GA GA
    Edwin L. Culpepper, M, 7, Son, S, TX GA GA
    Albert E. Culpepper, M, 5, Son, S,  TX GA GA
    Annie E. Culpepper, F, 2, Dau, S, TX GA GA
    Alberta Culpepper, F, 5/12 (Jan), S, TX GA GA.
  10. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm