Sampson Culpepper son of Sampson & Eleanor

Male, #3999, (27 May 1785 - 9 Aug 1843)
Father*Sampson Culpepper son of Joseph & Martha (c 1737 - c 1806)
Mother*Eleanor Gilbert (25 Apr 1745 - 19 Jul 1823)
Extinct Surname?* The family branch headed by Sampson Culpepper son of Sampson & Eleanor is believed to have no living male descendants with the Culpepper surname. If you know otherwise, please contact Lew Griffin using the link at the bottom of this page. 
Birth*27 May 1785 Sampson was born at Anson Co., North Carolina, on 27 May 1785. 
Death of Fathercirca 1806 His father Sampson Culpepper son of Joseph & Martha died circa 1806 at Wilkinson Co., Georgia
DeedNov 1811 He witnessed a deed grant in Nov 1811 at Laurens Co., Georgia,

John Gilbert of Washington Co. to McDaniel Oliver of Washington. /s/ John & Nancy Gilbert. Wit: Sampson Culpepper, Jr., Edmond Hogan.1 
Marriage*before 1812 He married Peletithe Webb before 1812. 
Deed*18 Jan 1812 He granted a deed, witnessed by Rev. Charles Culpepper on 18 Jan 1812 at Laurens Co., Georgia,

Sampson Culpepper of Wilkinson Co. to Kinchen Hilliard of Laurens for $400: 100 acres now in Laurens Co., formerly Washington Co., on Buckeye Creek as granted to David Bryan, bordering Oliver, Bryan, Culpepper. Also part of a survey granted to J. Culpepper bordering Livingston and Culpepper. Wit: Charles Culpepper, Dawson Webb.2 
War of 1812*between 1813 and 1814  Between 1813 and 1814 Georgia Militia, Captain Thomas' Company.
Sgt. Sampson Culpepper and Private Joseph Culpepper were among about 100 men who were ordered into Militia service, 22 Dec 1813 - 19 Feb 1814, to guard the frontier in Twiggs Co. (Forts Telfair, Twiggs and Jackson), Pulaski Co. (Forts Mitchell and Lawrence), and Telfair Co. (Forts Adams and McIntosh.)3,4 
Land Lottery1820 He had a fortunate draw in the land lottery in 1820 at Wilkinson Co., Georgia,
lot 380-17 in Early Co., GA.5 
1820 Census*7 Aug 1820 Sampson was listed as the head of a family on the 1820 Census at Wilkinson Co., Georgia.6 
Death of Mother19 Jul 1823 His mother Eleanor Gilbert died on 19 Jul 1823 at Wilkinson Co., Georgia
Will1 Jun 1828 Sampson named as executor(s) in the will of Rev. Charles Culpepper at Houston Co., Georgia, on 1 Jun 1828.7 
1830 Census*1 Jun 1830 Sampson was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census at Houston Co., Georgia.8 
Will16 Aug 1832 Lott, Eli, Kittrell, Polly, Patsy, Sallie, Abraham, Joseph and Sampson named as heir(s) in the will of Rachel Warren at Houston Co., Georgia, on 16 Aug 1832.9 
1840 Census*1 Jun 1840 Sampson was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census on 1 Jun 1840 at Houston Co., Georgia.10 
Death*9 Aug 1843 He died at Houston Co., Georgia, on 9 Aug 1843 at age 58. 

Family

Peletithe Webb (19 Aug 1784 - 9 Aug 1850)
Marriage*before 1812 He married Peletithe Webb before 1812. 
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Sampson Culpepper of Wilkinson Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited11 Jul 2011

Citations

  1. Laurens County Clerk, Laurens Co., GA Deeds, 1808-1884, Books A-S Transcribed by Lew Griffin from Microfilm , Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. 395,592 - 395,601.
    Book C, page 16.
  2. Laurens County Clerk, Laurens Co., GA Deeds, 1808-1884, Books A-S Transcribed by Lew Griffin from Microfilm , Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. 395,592 - 395,601.
    Book C, page 32.
  3. Bess Vaughn Clark, compiler, Twiggs County, Georgia, Records: A Reconstructed Heritage, Fernandina Beach, FL: Wolfe Publishing, 1999, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Book 975.8545 H2c.
    page 435.
  4. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, Index to the Compiled Military Service Records for the Volunteer Soldiers Who Served During the War of 1812, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1999.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4281
  5. The Rev. Silas Emmett Lucas Jr., 1820 Land Lottery of Georgia, Southern Historical Press, Easley, SC, 1986, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. 975.8 R2la.
    page 78.
  6. 1820 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 211, Wilkinson Co., GA
    Sampson Culpepper, 1 M16-26, 1 M26-45, 1 F26-45.
  7. Houston Co., GA Will Book A (1827-1855), page 67.
  8. 1830 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 294, Unk Twp, Houston Co., GA
    Sampson Culpepper, 1 M40-50, 1 F40-50.
  9. Houston Co., GA Will Book A (1827-1855), page 75.
  10. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 374, Unk Twp, Houston Co., GA
    Sampson Culpepper, 1 M50-60, 1 F50-60.