Robert Mallory Culpepper

Male, #4023, (16 Jun 1837 - 17 Mar 1902)
Father*Joseph Mallory Culpepper of Houston Co., GA (21 May 1788 - 28 Sep 1842)
Mother*Margaret Pickens Baskin (25 Apr 1794 - 10 Aug 1848)
DNA* Robert 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*16 Jun 1837 Robert was born at Houston Co., Georgia, on 16 Jun 1837. 
1840 Census1 Jun 1840 Robert was probably a free white male, under 5 years old, 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
Land Grant/Patent*1859 Land was granted to Robert Mallory Culpepper in 1859 at Jackson Parish, Louisiana,

320 acres.2 
Census*1860 He was listed as a resident in the census report at Jackson Parish, Louisiana, in 1860. 
Marriage*13 Jun 1861 He married Caroline Virginia Hawthorn at Vernon, Jackson Parish, Louisiana, on 13 Jun 1861 at age 23. 
Civil War*between 1861 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1861 and 1865

     Robert served as on Orderly (1st) Sergeant in Co. M, 12th LA Infantry during the Civil War. He was captured at Huntsville, AL, Apr. 11, 1862, and sent to Camp Chase, OH. He was then sent to Vicksburg, MS, to be exchanged on Aug. 25, 1862. He was severely wounded on Jul. 23, 1864 and sent to the hospital. He was captured a second time at Nashville, TN on Dec. 16, 1864, and sent to a military prison in Louisville, KY on Dec 21. In May 1865 he was sent to New Orleans for exchange. 
Birth of Son13 Jan 1868 His son Charles Lewis Culpepper M.D. was born on 13 Jan 1868 at Weston, Jackson Parish, Louisiana
Birth of Son23 Sep 1870 His son Mallory Baskin Culpepper M.D. was born on 23 Sep 1870 at Weston, Jackson Parish, Louisiana
Birth of Son31 May 1873 His son Hon. Robert Campbell Culpepper was born on 31 May 1873 at Jackson Parish, Louisiana
Birth of Son21 Sep 1878 His son John Morris Culpepper was born on 21 Sep 1878 at Weston, Jackson Parish, Louisiana.3 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 Robert was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Jackson Parish, Louisiana.4 
Death of Spouse23 Oct 1891 His wife Caroline Virginia Hawthorn died on 23 Oct 1891 at Weston, Jackson Parish, Louisiana
Marriage*11 Mar 1894 He married Marion S. Prestridge at Jackson Parish, Louisiana, on 11 Mar 1894 at age 56.5 
Death of Son4 Aug 1900 His son Charles Lewis Culpepper M.D. died on 4 Aug 1900. 
Death*17 Mar 1902 He died at Weston, Jackson Parish, Louisiana, on 17 Mar 1902 at age 64. 
Burial*circa 18 May 1902 His body was interred circa 18 May 1902 at Ebenezer Cemetery, Weston, Jackson Parish, Louisiana
Biography* After the war, Robert was a progressive farmer and served on school boards and police juries. 

Family 1

Caroline Virginia Hawthorn (19 Dec 1843 - 23 Oct 1891)
Marriage*13 Jun 1861 He married Caroline Virginia Hawthorn at Vernon, Jackson Parish, Louisiana, on 13 Jun 1861 at age 23. 
Children

Family 2

Marion S. Davis (May 1851 - 6 Nov 1917)
Marriage*11 Mar 1894 He married Marion S. Prestridge at Jackson Parish, Louisiana, on 11 Mar 1894 at age 56.5 
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Sampson Culpepper of Wilkinson Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited21 Jun 2010

Citations

  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. General Land Office Records, compiler, Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records, Online, Bureau of Land Management.
    http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/
    Robert M. Culpepper, 1859 Jackson Parish, 0.0000 acres/31254707
    Robert M. Culpepper, 1859 Jackson Parish, 0.0000 acres/31254969
    Robert M. Culpepper, 1859 Jackson Parish, 0.0000 acres/31491525
    Robert M. Culpepper, 1859 Jackson Parish, 0.0000 acres/31492049
    Robert M. Culpepper, 1859 Jackson Parish, 159.2000 acres/31491787
    Robert M. Culpepper, 1859 Jackson Parish, 159.7100 acres/31255231.
  3. State of California Department of Health Services / Center for Health Statistics, compiler, California Death Index, 1940-1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2000.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5180
    Stanislaus Co., CA: John Morris Culpepper, M, 21 Sep 1878, Louisiana, 15 Aug 1959, 80Yrs, Hawthorne, Culpepper.
  4. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    2nd Ward, Page 224B, Jackson Parish, LA
    R. M. Culpepper, Self, M, M, W, 43, GA/NC/NC, Farmer
    Caroline V. Culpepper, Wife, F, M, W, 36, GA/VA/GA
    Charles L. Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 12, LA/GA/GA, Laborer
    Baskin Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 10, LA/GA/GA, Laborer
    Robert C. Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 7, LA/GA/GA
    Mattie E. Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 5, LA/GA/GA
    J. Morris Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 1, LA/GA/GA.
  5. Jordan Dodd / Liahona Research, compiler, Louisiana Marriage Records, 1851-1900, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2000.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5228.htm
    R. M. Culpepper and M. S. Prestridge, 11 Mar 1894, Jackson Parish, LA, Book E, p. 230.