James Miles Culpepper1

Male, #3389, (27 Feb 1843 - 25 Nov 1912)
Father*Elijah Clark Culpepper (12 Sep 1812 - 11 Aug 1889)
Mother*Mary Booth (c 1823 - c 1851)
DNA* To help confirm James Miles Culpepper's descent from Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, we are seeking a male Culpepper descendant of James's to participate in our free DNA testing project. For more information, go to: http://gen.culpepper.com/dna
Birth*27 Feb 1843 James was born at Stewart Co., Georgia, on 27 Feb 1843. 
1850 Census1 Jun 1850 Mary, Elijah, James, William and Mary listed as a household member living with Elijah Clark Culpepper on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Muscogee Co., Georgia.2 
Death of Mothercirca 1851 His mother Mary Booth died circa 1851 at Muscogee Co., Georgia
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 Mary, John, Sophronia, Amanda, David, Lucy, William, James and Elijah listed as a household member living with Elijah Clark Culpepper in the 1860 Census at Clayton, Barbour Co., Alabama.3 
Civil War*between 1861 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1861 and 1865

     James was a Private in Co I, 39th Alabama Infantry Regiment; he appears on a muster roll dated Mar 10, 1862 as being age 19; on the same roll as his brothers, Elijah C., age 20 and William Culpepper, age 18. He served as Sgt, Co I, 39th Ala Inf Regt and
paroled Greensboro, NC May 1, 1865 as 2d Sgt, Co B, 27th Ala Inf
Regt.4 
Marriage*22 Mar 1865 He married Mary Jane Posey at Barbour Co., Alabama, on 22 Mar 1865 at age 22.5 
Birth of Son1865 His son William Augustus Culpepper was born in 1865 at Barbour Co., Alabama.6 
Birth of Son19 Dec 1868 His son John Clark Culpepper was born on 19 Dec 1868 at Barbour Co., Alabama.7 
1870 Census*1 Jun 1870 James was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Barbour Co., Alabama.8 
Birth of SonOct 1872 His son James Ernest Culpepper was born in Oct 1872 at Barbour Co., Alabama.9 
Birth of SonJul 1875 His son Edward Lafayette Culpepper was born in Jul 1875 at Barbour Co., Alabama.9 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 James was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Bullock Co., Alabama.10 
Birth of Son21 Oct 1881 His son William Ellison Culpepper was born on 21 Oct 1881 at Barbour Co., Alabama.9,11 
Death of Father11 Aug 1889 His father Elijah Clark Culpepper died on 11 Aug 1889 at Pike Co., Alabama.12 
1900 Census*1 Jun 1900 James was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Star Hill, Barbour Co., Alabama.9 
Death of Son2 Dec 1909 His son Edward Lafayette Culpepper died on 2 Dec 1909 at Barbour Co., Alabama.13 
1910 Census*15 Apr 1910 James was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Clayton, Barbour Co., Alabama.14 
Death of Son22 Jul 1910 His son William Augustus Culpepper died on 22 Jul 1910.15 
Death*25 Nov 1912 He died at Clayton, Barbour Co., Alabama, on 25 Nov 1912 at age 69.16 
Burial*27 Nov 1912 His body was interred on 27 Nov 1912 at Clayton City Cemetery, Clayton, Barbour Co., Alabama.17 
Biography* Mrs. L. H. (Marie Culpepper) Goree wrote on p. 20 of an addendum to "The Life History of the Culpepper Family From 1633 to May 1949" (information before Elijah Clark Culpepper has been proven incorrect) that her grandfather, James Miles Culpepper had red hair. 

Family

Mary Jane Posey (Dec 1845 - 18 Mar 1925)
Marriage*22 Mar 1865 He married Mary Jane Posey at Barbour Co., Alabama, on 22 Mar 1865 at age 22.5 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Joseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited3 Apr 2010

Citations

  1. E-mail written 2001 to Lew Griffin from Homer T. Jones.
  2. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Pages 372B-373A, Harris District, Muscogee Co., GA
    E. Clark Culpepper, 38, M, Farmer, Laurens Co., GA
    Mary Culpepper, 26, F, Monroe Co., GA
    William Culpepper, 8, M, Stewart Co., GA
    James Culpepper, 7, M, Stewart Co., GA
    Elijah Culpepper, 5, M, Muscogee Co., GA
    Elizabeth Culpepper, 2, F, Muscogee Co., GA.
  3. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 571, Lines 12-21, Beat 10, Clayton P.O., Barbour Co., AL
    E. C. Culpepper, 47, M, Farmer, PE=$550, GA
    Lucy A. Culpepper, 24, F, GA
    William Culpepper, 18, M, GA
    James Culpepper, 16, M, GA
    Elijah Culpepper, 14, M, GA
    Elizabeth Culpepper, 12, M, GA
    John Culpepper, 10, M, GA
    Sophrona Culpepper, 6, F, AL
    Amanda Culpepper, 4, F, AL
    David Culpepper, 1, M, AL.
  4. Partial source: Homer T. Jones, Census of Confederate Veterans Residing in Southeast Alabama in 1907, Pioneer Pub., Carrollton, MS, 1998, FHL US/CAN Book 976.13 M2j 1907:
    "James Miles Cullpepper (sic), born 27 Feb 1845 at Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA; enlisted at Clayton, AL on 5 Mar 1861 in Company I, 39th Alabama Regiment and continued until April 1865; discharged at Greensboro, NC."
  5. Jordan R. Dodd, compiler, Alabama Marriages, 1809-1920, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1999.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4192
    James Culpepper married Mary Jane Posey on 22 Mar 1865 in Barbour Co., Alabama.
  6. Minnie Marie Culpepper, Addendum to the Life of the Culpepper Family, Cuthbert, GA: Edith C. Prater, 1949.
    p 23.
  7. Minnie Marie Culpepper, Addendum to the Life of the Culpepper Family, Cuthbert, GA: Edith C. Prater, 1949.
    p 25.
  8. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 224, Lines 33-37, Township 11, Range 25, Eufaula P.O., Barbour Co., AL
    James Culpepper, 25, M, Carpenter, GA
    Mary Culpepper, 22, F, GA
    Augustus Culpepper, 4, M, GA
    Versimon Culpepper, 3, F, GA
    John Culpepper, 1, M, GA.
  9. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 15, Page 234A, Lines 37-45, Pct 8, Starr Hill, Barbour Co., AL
    James M. Culpepper, Head, W, M, Feb 1844, 56, md-36yrs, GA/SC/GA, Farmer
    Mary Culpepper, Wife, W, F, Dec 1845, 54, md-36yrs, ch 10/10, GA/GA/GA
    James Culpepper, Son, W, M, Oct 1872, 27, sng, AL/GA/GA
    Edward Culpepper, Son, W, M, Jul 1875, 24, sng, AL/GA/GA
    Mary Culpepper, Dau, W, F, Jul 1877, 22, sng, AL/GA/GA
    Sallie Culpepper, Dau, W, F, Aug 1879, 20, sng, AL/GA/GA
    Willie Culpepper, Son, W, M, Oct 1881, 18, sng, AL/GA/GA
    Ruby Culpepper, Dau, W, F, Dec 1883, 16, sng, AL/GA/GA
    Lena Culpepper, Dau, W, F, May 1888, 12, sng, AL/GA/GA.
  10. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 32, Page 215C, Lines 11-19, Beat 1, Bullock Co., AL
    James Culpepper, Self, M, M, W, 35, Farm Renter, GA/GA/GA
    Mary Culpepper, Wife, F, M, W, 34, Keeping House, GA/GA/GA
    Augustus Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 14, Farm Laborer, AL/GA/GA
    Versa Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 12, At School, AL/GA/GA
    John Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 10, At School, AL/GA/GA
    Earnest Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 7, AL/GA/GA
    Eddy Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 5, AL/GA/GA
    Munny Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 2, AL/GA/GA
    Salie Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 9M, AL/GA/GA.
  11. 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
    William Ellison Culpepper, General Delivery, Montgomery, AL, age 36, born 21 Oct 1881, White, Carpenter for A. Blair at Camp Sheridan, Montgomery, AL; Nearest relative: Mary Jane Culpepper, Clayton, Barbour Co., AL; Tall, slender build, Blue eyes, Brown hair, registered 12 Sep 1918 at City Hall, Montgomery, AL.
  12. "Pike County, Alabama Tomb Records, Vol. II", Papers of the Pike County Historical and Genealogical Society, Vol. XXXV, Nos. 3 and 4, 1966.
    Sandfield Cemetery, Linwood, Pike Co., AL
    + E. C. Culpepper, 12 Sep 1812 - 11 Aug 1889.
  13. State of Alabama Center for Health Statistics / Record Services Division, compiler, Alabama Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2011.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2453
    Ed Culpepper died 2 Dec 1909 in Barbour Co., Alabama.
  14. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 15, Page 11B, Lines 65-69, Pct 7, Clayton, Barbour Co., AL
    James M. Culpepper, Head, M, W, 64, md1-45yrs, GA/GA/GA
    Mary J. Culpepper, Wife, F, W, 63, md1-45yrs, ch 11/10, GA/GA/GA
    Billie Culpepper, Son, M, W, 26, sng, AL/GA/GA
    Ruby Culpepper, Dau, F, W, 23, sng, AL/GA/GA
    Lena Culpepper, Dau, F, W, 20, sng, AL/GA/GA.
  15. MariLee Beatty Hageness, compiler, Alabama Church and Family Cemeteries, Book 2, Anniston, AL: MLH Research, 1997.
    Ramah Church Cemetery, Comer, Barbour Co., AL
    + W. A. Culpepper, died 22 Jul 1910
    + Minnie Vaughn Culpepper, 1871 - 1912.
  16. State of Alabama Center for Health Statistics / Record Services Division, compiler, Alabama Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2011.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2453
    Mrs. (sic) J. M. Culpepper died 25 Nov 1912 in Barbour Co., Alabama.
  17. Minnie Marie Culpepper, Addendum to the Life of the Culpepper Family, Cuthbert, GA: Edith C. Prater, 1949.
    p 21.