John Abb Culpepper1

Male, #3414, (circa 1825 - 12 Apr 1863)
Father*John Culpepper of Marion Co., MS (s 1794 - c 1840)
Mother*Keziah Taylor (c 1801 - a 1860)
DNA* John has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of John Culpepper of Marion Co., MS. The male ancestry of John of Marion is unknown and he is not related to the other Culpeppers. 
Birth*circa 1825 John was born at Hancock Co., Mississippi, circa 1825.2 
Relocationcirca 1830 He, as a family member, accompanied John Culpepper of Marion Co., MS in relocating circa 1830 at Marion Co., Mississippi; Around 1830, the part of Hancock County where the Culpeppers lived became part of an expanded Marion Co., Mississippi. In 1890, this area became part of Pearl River Co. 
1830 Census1 Jun 1830 John and James was probably a free white male, age 5 and under 10, in Keziah Taylor's household, on the 1830 Census at Marion Co., Mississippi.3 
Death of Fathercirca 1840 His father John Culpepper of Marion Co., MS died circa 1840. 
1840 Census1 Jun 1840 John and James was probably a free white male, age 10 and under 15, in Keziah Taylor's household, on the 1840 Census on 1 Jun 1840 at Covington Co., Mississippi.
(Enumerated in the census but otherwise not identified are 1 F5-10, 1 F10-15.)4 
Census1841 John, William, James, Hiram and Andrew was probably a free male in Keziah Taylor's household on the census taken in 1841 at Covington Co., Mississippi.
(5 males, 2 females).5 
Marriage*15 Aug 1842 He married Dorcas Ann Hood at Lawrence Co., Mississippi, on 15 Aug 1842. 
Birth of Soncirca 1846 His son John Culpepper was born circa 1846 at Marion Co., Mississippi
Birth of Soncirca 1848 His son William T. Culpepper was born circa 1848 at Marion Co., Mississippi
1850 Census*1 Jun 1850 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Marion Co., Mississippi.6 
Birth of SonMay 1852 His son James Irwin Culpepper was born in May 1852 at Marion Co., Mississippi
Birth of SonDec 1853 His son Moses Culpepper was born in Dec 1853 at Marion Co., Mississippi
Land Grant/Patent*2 May 1859 Land was granted to John Abb Culpepper on 2 May 1859 at Lawrence Co., Mississippi.7 
Birth of Son12 Feb 1860 His son Edward Brown Culpepper was born on 12 Feb 1860 at Marion Co., Mississippi.8 
1860 Census*1 Jun 1860 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Marion Co., Mississippi.8 
Civil War*between 1861 and 1863 He served in the War Between the States between 1861 and 1863. 
Death*12 Apr 1863 He died at Vicksburg, Warren Co., Mississippi, on 12 Apr 1863. 

Family

Dorcas Ann Hood (circa 1825 - circa 1890)
Marriage*15 Aug 1842 He married Dorcas Ann Hood at Lawrence Co., Mississippi, on 15 Aug 1842. 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
John Culpepper of Jones Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Orphan / John Culpepper of Marion Co., MS: Descendant Chart
Last Edited19 May 2013

Citations

  1. James C. Brandow, compiler, Genealogies of Barbados families: From Caribbeana and The Journal of the Barbados Museum and Historical Society, Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1983, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. 972.981 D29g.
  2. John Abb's place of birth is from his military record. The 1850 census indicates he was born in Alabama.
  3. 1830 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 115, Ancestry.com images 9-10, Unknown Township, Marion Co., MS
    Keziah Culpepper, 2 M0-5, 1 M5-10, 1 F5-10, 1 F30-40, 0 slaves.
  4. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 44, Ancestry.com images 31-32, Unknown Township, Carroll Co., MS
    Joseph Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 1 M15-20, 1 M20-30, 1 M40-50, 1 F20-30, 0 slaves.
  5. Ron V Jackson (Advanced Indexing Systems), compiler, Mississippi State Census Indices, 1805-90, Generations Network - Provo, UT, 1999.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3556
    Keziah Culpepper, Covington Co., MS, 1841, 5 males, 2 females.
  6. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 5, Family 33, Lines 16-19, Marion Co., MS
    John Culpepper, 26, M, Farming, AL
    D. Culpepper, 25, F, MS
    J. Culpepper, 4, M, MS
    Wm. F. Culpepper, 2, M, MS
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    1850 Agricultural census, p. 97, No. 4, John Culpepper with five acres of improved land, cash value of farm $25. On page 99 were Charles Taylor, John Ford, James Ford, Solomon R. Ford, Ebr. Ford and John W. Ford.
  7. General Land Office Records, compiler, Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records, Online, Bureau of Land Management.
    http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/
    John Culpeper, issued 2 May 1859, St. Stephens Meridian, Jefferson Davis Co., MS (Lawrence Co. at the time of issuance), Twp 6-N, Rng 19-W, Sec 7.
  8. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 43, Family 291, Lines 24-32, Not Stated, Marion Co., MS
    John Culpepper, 36, M, Farmer, RE= $150, PE=$400, MS
    Dorcas Culpepper, 35, M, MS
    John Culpepper, 14, M, MS
    William Culpepper, 12, M, MS
    James Culpepper, 8, M, MS
    Moses Culpepper, 6, M, MS
    Sarah Culpepper, 4, F, MS
    Jane Culpepper, 2, F, MS
    Edmund Culpepper, 4/12, M, MS.