James Baskin Culpepper

Male, #4022, (31 May 1831 - 1 Jul 1862)
Father*Joseph Mallory Culpepper of Houston Co., GA (21 May 1788 - 28 Sep 1842)
Mother*Margaret Pickens Baskin (25 Apr 1794 - 10 Aug 1848)
Extinct Surname?* The family branch headed by James Baskin Culpepper 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*31 May 1831 James was born at Houston Co., Georgia, on 31 May 1831. 
1840 Census1 Jun 1840 James and Sampson was probably a free white male, age 5 and under 10,in Joseph Mallory Culpepper of Houston Co., GA's household, on the 1840 Census on 1 Jun 1840 at Houston Co., Georgia.
(Unaccounted for are 2 Females 5-10).1 
Death of Father28 Sep 1842 His father Joseph Mallory Culpepper of Houston Co., GA died on 28 Sep 1842 at Houston Co., Georgia
Death of Mother10 Aug 1848 His mother Margaret Pickens Baskin died on 10 Aug 1848 at Georgia
1850 Census1 Jun 1850 Emily, Sarah, George, Charles, Charles, William, Margaret, Martha, Joseph and James listed as a household member living with William Simpson Moore on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Houston Co., Georgia.2 
Land Grant/Patent*1852 Land was granted to James Baskin Culpepper in 1852 at Jackson Parish, Louisiana,

40 acres.3 
Census*1860 He was listed as a resident in the census report at Jackson Parish, Louisiana, in 1860. 
Civil War*between 1861 and 1862 He served in the War Between the States between 1861 and 1862

     James began the war as a private in Co. F., 2nd LA Infantry, having enlisted May 9, 1861 at Camp Walker. He was promoted to Corporal Jan 1, 1862, and was elected 1st Lieutenant when the company was re-organized near Richmond a few months later. He was killed in action Jul 1, 1862.4 
Death*1 Jul 1862 He died at Malvern Hill, Henrico Co., Virginia, on 1 Jul 1862 at age 31.4 
Biography* James Baskin was a lawyer prior to his death in the Civil War, and never married. 
Burial*Jul 1862 His body was interred in Jul 1862 at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond (city), Virginia.5 
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Sampson Culpepper of Wilkinson Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited11 Jul 2011


  1. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 374, Unk Twp, Houston Co., GA
    Joseph Culpepper, 1 M 0-5, 2 M5-10, 1 M10-15, 1 M50-60, 2 F5-10, 1 F10-15, 2 F15-20, 1 F20-30, 1 F40-50.
  2. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 376A, Lower Town District, Houston Co., GA
    William S. Moore, 44, M, Farmer, $2500, NC
    Emily Moore, 33, F, GA
    George Moore, 5, M, GA
    Charles Moore, 2, M, GA
    Sarah M. Scarborough, 16, F, GA
    Charles S. Culpepper, 33, M, Farmer, GA (ID: 4004)
    William Culpepper, 16, M, GA
    Margaret Culpepper, 9, F, GA
    Martha Culpepper, 2, F, GA
    Joseph Culpepper, 21, M, Farmer, GA
    James Culpepper, 19, M, Farmer, GA.
  3. General Land Office Records, compiler, Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records, Online, Bureau of Land Management.
    James B. Culpepper, 1852 Jackson Parish, 40.3500 acres/28609483.
  4. E-mail written Oct 2008 to Culpepper Connections from Robert Yates (gs/o #4187), Phone 703-430-1376, e-mail address.
    Service Record Card 46724893 and subsequent, National Archives and also a nominal list of killed and wounded in the Official Records, Volume XI Part 1.
  5. E-mail written Oct 2008 to Culpepper Connections from Robert Yates (gs/o #4187), Phone 703-430-1376, e-mail address.