William Culpepper of Bosque Co. TX

Male, #3476, (circa 1826 - )
Father*John Culpepper of Marion Co., MS (s 1794 - c 1840)
Mother*Keziah Taylor (c 1801 - a 1860)
DNA William 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.1 
Birth*circa 1826 William was born at Hancock Co., Mississippi, circa 1826.2 
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 William was probably a free white male, age under 5, in Keziah Taylor's houshold, on the 1830 Census at Marion Co., Mississippi.3 
1840 Census1 Jun 1840 William was probably a free white male, age 5 and under 10,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*circa 1847 He married Nancy Wallace at Washington Parish, Louisiana, circa 1847. 
Birth of Soncirca 1848 His son James Ervin Culpepper was born circa 1848 at Washington Parish, Louisiana.6 
1850 Census*1 Jun 1850 William was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Washington Parish, Louisiana.2 
Birth of Soncirca 1852 His son Jonathan Culpepper was born circa 1852 at Mississippi.6 
Census*1853 A census listed William as head of household at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi, in 1853. 2 males and 2 females enumerated but not otherwise accounted for..7 
Birth of Son1855 His son Andrew J. Culpepper was born in 1855 at Mississippi.6,8 
Land Grant/Patent*10 Aug 1859 Land was granted to William Culpepper of Bosque Co. TX on 10 Aug 1859 at Copiah Co., Mississippi.9 
1860 Census*1 Jun 1860 William was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at De Witt Co., Texas.6 
Civil War*between 1863 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1863 and 1865.10 
Marriage*15 Jun 1868 He married Elisabeth Havard at Angelina Co., Texas, on 15 Jun 1868. 
1870 Census*1 Jun 1870 William was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Pennington, Angelina Co., Texas.11 
Deed*12 Feb 1875 He was granted a deed on 12 Feb 1875 at Angelina Co., Texas.12 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 William was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Kimball, Bosque Co., Texas.13 
Descendant*Nov 2007 See footnote for the name and contact info of a descendant of William Culpepper of Bosque Co. TX who would like to communicate with other descendants.14 

Family 1

Nancy Wallace (circa 1828 - )
Marriage*circa 1847 He married Nancy Wallace at Washington Parish, Louisiana, circa 1847. 
Children

Family 2

Elisabeth Havard (circa 1836 - before 1880)
Marriage*15 Jun 1868 He married Elisabeth Havard at Angelina Co., Texas, on 15 Jun 1868. 
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 Edited8 Feb 2012

Citations

  1. Warren L. Culpepper (#1942), Former publisher of Culpepper Connections, e-mail address.
  2. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 451. Unk Twp, Washington Parish, LA
    W. Culpepper, 23, M, Farmer, $100, MS
    Nancy Culpepper, 23, F, MS
    ? Culpepper, 2 M, LA
    ? Culpepper, 2/12, F, LA
    Disa Waller, 21, F, MS.
  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. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Sheet/Pg 47, Pg 479, (11 Jul 1860), P.O. Clinton, DeWitt Co., TX (Anc.com img# 47)
    Wm Culpepper, 45, M, MS
    Nancy Culpepper, 31, F, MS
    James Culpepper, 11, M, LA
    Sarah E. Culpepper, 9, F, LA
    Jonathan Culpepper, 8, M, MS
    Andrew J. Culpepper, 4, M, MS
    Mary B. Culpepper, 3, F, MS
    Emily D. Culpepper, 1, F, MS.
  7. 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
    William Culpepper, Lauderdale Co., MS, 1853, 4 free males, 4 free females.
  8. E-mail written Apr-Nov 2007 to Warren Culpepper from Jane Thomasson Culpepper (#38419), e-mail address.
    Pearsall Cemetery, Pearsall, Frio Co., TX 78061
    + Andrew J. Culpepper, 1855 - 1903
    + Sarah E. Culpepper, 1861 - 1955.
  9. General Land Office Records, compiler, Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records, Online, Bureau of Land Management.
    http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/
    William Culpepper, issued 10 Aug 1859, Washington Meridian, Copiah Co., MS, 3 grants: Twp 9-N, Rng 7-E, Sec 17; Twp 9-N, Rng 7-E, Sec 17; and Twp 9-N, Rng 7-E, Sec 8.
  10. Linda Mearse, compiler, Confederate Indigent Families Index, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
    http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/arc/cif/index.html
    Wm. Culpepper, Dewitt Co., TX.
  11. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Sheet/Pg 68, Pg 254B (21 Sep 1870), Pennington PO, Angelina Co., TX
    Wm Culpepper, 45, M, MS, Farmer
    Mrs. Elizabeth Culpepper, 34, F, MS
    James Culpepper, 21, M, LA (Marr-Jul-1870), Gen.Labor
    Mrs. Matildie Culpepper, 24, F, MS
    Molly Freeman, 14, F, LA.
  12. Texas General Land Office, compiler, Texas Land Title Abstracts: Abstracts of all original Texas Land Titles comprising Grants and Locations, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2000.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5112
    Grantee: Wm. Culpepper; Patentee: William Culpepper; 12 Feb 1875; 160 acres; Angelina Co., TX.
  13. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 13, Sheet 33, Pg 445A, Kimball, Bosque Co., TX
    William Culpepper, M, 50, Head, WD, MS VA NC, Farming & Stock
    T. Elizabeth Culpepper, F, 9, Dau, S, TX MS MS
    Dora Ann Culpepper, F, 8, Dau, S, TX MS MS
    (The daughters were also enumerated in the Angelina Co. census).
  14. E-mail written 2006-2008 to Warren Culpepper from Georgie Claydean Murray Brown (ggd/o #3479), San Antonio, Texas, e-mail address (31 Jan 2009).