Evan Alexander Culpepper

Male, #3958, (17 Mar 1808 - 10 Jun 1884)
Father*Rev. John Culpepper U. S. Congressman (10 Apr 1765 - 16 Jan 1841)
Mother*Mary Yarbrough (c 1769 - 5 Feb 1827)
DNA* Evan has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Joseph Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC, who is a son of Robert Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, the son of Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Birth*17 Mar 1808 Evan was born at Anson Co., North Carolina, on 17 Mar 1808. 
1810 Census6 Aug 1810 Evan and John was probably a free white male, age under 10, in Rev. John Culpepper U. S. Congressman's household on the 1810 Census at Anson Co., North Carolina. Enumerated in the census but not otherwise identified are 1 M0-10, 2 M16-26, 2 F10-16.1 
Death of Mother5 Feb 1827 His mother Mary Yarbrough died on 5 Feb 1827 at Cheraw, Chesterfield District, South Carolina
1830 Census*1 Jun 1830 Evan was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census at Montgomery Co., North Carolina. Enumerated in the census but otherwise not identified are 3 slaves..2 
Death of Father16 Jan 1841 His father Rev. John Culpepper U. S. Congressman died on 16 Jan 1841 at Society Hill, Darlington District, South Carolina.3,4 
Marriage*17 Aug 1843 He married Tabitha Meador at Sumter Co., Alabama, on 17 Aug 1843 at age 35.5,6 
Voted*1 Mar 1847 He voted in an election on 1 Mar 1847 at Brewersville, Sumter Co., Alabama.7 
1850 Census*1 Jun 1850 He was enumerated in the US Census of 1850 - Free at Greene Co., Alabama.8 
Birth of Son6 May 1856 His son Evan Alexander Culpepper Jr. was born on 6 May 1856 at Eagle Springs, Coryell Co., Texas
1860 Census*1 Jun 1860 Evan was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Coryell Co., Texas.9 
Birth of Son6 Aug 1861 His son John William Culpepper was born on 6 Aug 1861 at Coryell Co., Texas
Birth of Son4 Oct 1865 His son Joseph Meador Culpepper was born on 4 Oct 1865 at Coryell Co., Texas.10 
1870 Census*1 Jun 1870 Evan was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Coryell Co., Texas.11 
Death of Son29 Oct 1872 His son John William Culpepper died on 29 Oct 1872 at Coryell Co., Texas
Photographed*say 1875 He was photographed say 1875 at Coryell Co., Texas.12
Evan Alexander Culpepper
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 Evan was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Coryell Co., Texas.13 
Death of Spouse17 Feb 1884 His wife Tabitha Meador died on 17 Feb 1884 at Texas
Death*10 Jun 1884 He died at Coryell Co., Texas, on 10 Jun 1884 at age 76. 
Burial*circa 12 Jun 1884 His body was interred circa 12 Jun 1884 at Eagle Springs Cemetery, Eagle Springs, Coryell Co., Texas
BiographyMay 2007 He is referenced in a biographical note for Evan Alexander Culpepper Jr.12 
Reunion* A reunion is held annually for the descendants of Evan Alexander and Tabitha Meador Culpepper. It was last reported to Culpepper Connections! as being held on Sunday, 8 Oct 2007 in Dinosaur Valley State Park,
Glen Rose, Somervel Co., TX. For more information, contact Becky Culpepper.12
 

Family

Tabitha Meador (1 Oct 1824 - 17 Feb 1884)
Marriage*17 Aug 1843 He married Tabitha Meador at Sumter Co., Alabama, on 17 Aug 1843 at age 35.5,6 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Sampson Culpepper of Wilkinson Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited18 May 2010

Citations

  1. 1810 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 5, Ancestry.com Image 2, Unknown Township, Anson Co., NC
    John Culpepper, 3 M0-10, 4 M16-26, 1 M45+, 2 F10-16, 1 F16-26, 1 F26-45, 4 slaves.
  2. 1830 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 094, Ancestry.com image 59-60, Unknown Township (West), Montgomery Co., NC
    Alexander Culpepper, 1 M20-30, 3 slaves
    John Culpepper, 1 M60-70, 1 F60-70, 0 slaves.
  3. Old Darlington District Chapter, compiler, Old Darlington District Cemetery Survey, Vol. I, Hartsville, SC: SC Genealogical Society, 1993, Repository: Hartsville SC Genealogical Research Library.
    Welsh Neck Baptist Church Cemetery, Society Hill, Darlington Co., SC
    302. Thomas R. Culpepper, died 8 Jun 1856, age 18 years
    303. B. F. C.
    304. S. P. C.
    305. Broken stone
    306. Rev. John Culpepper, died Jan 1841, age 76 yrs. Preach for 54 yrs.
    + from an earlier survey: Catherine E. Culpeper, died Mar 1845, age 9 years.
  4. Find a Grave (online database)
    http://www.findagrave.com
    Find A Grave Memorial# 37470518.
  5. Family Adventures, compiler, Early Alabama Marriages (36 vols.), Shreveport, Louisiana: J & W Ent., 1991, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.1 V2e.
    Evan A. Culpeper (2-p) married Tabitha Meador on 17 Aug 1843 in Sumter Co., Alabama.
  6. E-mail written 2001-2007 to Lew Griffin and Warren Culpepper from Rebecca Lucille 'Becky' Shuptrine Ivey (Mrs. Evan A. Culpepper IV) (#4380), Decatur, TX 940-627-6899, e-mail address.
    Copy of marriage license from Sumter Co., AL. states
    "The state of Alabama, Sumter County: I William H. Roberts do hereby------- that Tabitha Meador daughter of Mordrica Meador is over the age of eighteen years to the best of my knowledge & belief
    August 8, 1843                              W.H Roberts
    Sworn to & subscribed before me Price Williams-----
    Parties licensed When Issued          Parties to Bond
    #575 Evan A Culpepper      August 8th, 1843          Evan A. Culpepper
    To                               &
    Tabitha Meador                          William H Roberts

    August 17, 1843, Executed Thomas Willingham MG"
    Copy with Becky Culpepper 9/20/2003.
  7. James T. Dawson, compiler, Sumter County, Alabama Voting Lists: 1834 - 1861 (3 vols.), Meridian, Mississippi: Lauderdale County Dept of Archives and History, 1988, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Book 976.141 N4d.
    E. A. Culpepper voted at Brewersville, Sumter Co., AL, on 1 Mar 1847.
  8. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 248A, Lines 3-6, Ancestry.com image 8, Greene Co., AL
    Evan A. Culpepper, 42, M, Overseer, NC
    Tabitha Culpepper, 26, F, NC
    Sarah M. Culpepper, 5, M, AL
    Martha E. Culpepper, 2, M, AL.
  9. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Sheet/Pg 32, Pg 279B, (14 Jul 1860), Station Creek Beat, Coryell Co., TX (Anc.com img# 7)
    E. A. Culpepper, 52, M, NC, Farmer
    Tabitha Culpepper, 35, F, NC
    Sarah Culpepper, 15, F, AL
    (Martha) Eugenia Culpepper, 13, F, AL
    Julia Culpepper, 9, F, AL
    Missoura Culpepper, 7, F, TX
    Evan Culpepper, 4, M, TX
    Frances E. Culpepper, 2, F, TX.
  10. Tombstone.
    McGregor City Cemetery, McLennan Co., TX
    Joseph M. Culpepper, 4 Oct 1865 – 14 May 1909, ‘Woodsmen of the World’
    Mary E. Culpepper, 22 Sep 1872 – 31 May 1941, ‘Mother’.
  11. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Sheet/Pg 19, Pg 309, Prect 5 (30 Sep 1870), Gatesville PO, Coryell Co., TX
    Evan Culpepper, 62, M, NC, Farmer
    Tabithia Culpepper, 44, F, NC
    Julia Tabitha Culpepper, 18, F, AL
    Missouria Culpepper, 16, F, TX
    Evan Alex Culpepper, 14, M, TX
    John Wm Culpepper, 9, M, TX
    Joseph Metter Culpepper, 5, M, TX.
  12. E-mail written 2001-2007 to Lew Griffin and Warren Culpepper from Rebecca Lucille 'Becky' Shuptrine Ivey (Mrs. Evan A. Culpepper IV) (#4380), Decatur, TX 940-627-6899, e-mail address.
  13. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 26, Sheet 33, Pg 486A, Pct 7, Coryell Co., TX
    Evan A. Culpepper, M, 72, Head, M, NC NC NC, Farming
    Tabitha Culpepper, F, 55, Wife, M, NC NC NC
    Evan A. Culpepper, M, 23, Son, S, TX NC NC, Works on Farm
    Joseph M. Culpepper, M, 14, Son, S, TX NC NC, Works on Farm.