Reuben Thornton Culpepper

Male, #4031, (22 Dec 1847 - 24 Jan 1927)
Father*James Thomas Culpepper (24 Sep 1824 - 10 Jun 1890)
Mother*Frances Yarbrough (23 Feb 1821 - b 1866)
DNA* To help confirm Reuben Thornton Culpepper's descent from Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, we are seeking a male Culpepper descendant of Reuben's to participate in our free DNA testing project. For more information, go to: http://gen.culpepper.com/dna
Birth*22 Dec 1847 Reuben was born at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi, on 22 Dec 1847.1 
1850 Census1 Jun 1850 Phoebe, James, Frances, Therese and Reuben listed as a household member living with Ambrose Yarbrough on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Woods, Sumter Co., Alabama.2 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 Frances, Therese, Reuben, Huldah, Sarah, Hardin and Joseph listed as a household member living with James Thomas Culpepper in the 1860 Census at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.3 
Civil War*between 1864 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1864 and 1865

     Co. H, Mississippi State Troops. 
Marriage*28 Jun 1866 He married Mary Ann Hardin at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi, on 28 Jun 1866 at age 18.4 
Birth of Son26 Aug 1877 His son Horace Elijah Culpepper was born on 26 Aug 1877 at Sumter Co., Alabama.5,6 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 Reuben was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Thornville, Sumter Co., Alabama.7 
Death of Father10 Jun 1890 His father James Thomas Culpepper died on 10 Jun 1890 at Sumter Co., Alabama.8 
1900 Census*1 Jun 1900 Reuben was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.9 
1910 Census*15 Apr 1910 Reuben was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.10 
1920 Census*1 Jan 1920 Reuben was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.11 
Death of Spouse21 Jun 1924 His wife Mary Ann Hardin died on 21 Jun 1924 at Sumter Co., Alabama
Death*24 Jan 1927 He died at Sumter Co., Alabama, on 24 Jan 1927 at age 79.1 
Burial*circa 26 Jan 1927 His body was interred circa 26 Jan 1927 at Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Cuba, Sumter Co., Alabama.1 

Family

Mary Ann Hardin (21 Aug 1849 - 21 Jun 1924)
Marriage*28 Jun 1866 He married Mary Ann Hardin at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi, on 28 Jun 1866 at age 18.4 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Joseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
John Culpepper of Jones Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited18 Oct 2008

Citations

  1. Sarah Mozingo, compiler, Choctaw County Cemeteries, Rootsweb: USGenWeb Archives, 1996.
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~alchocta/cemeteriesindex.html
    Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Sumter Co., Alabama, near Choctaw County line.
    + Rubin Culpepper, Dec. 22, 1847 - Jan. 24, 1927
    + Mary Ann Culpepper, Aug. 21, 1849 - June 21, 1924.
  2. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Pages 342B, Lines 22-27, Woods, Sumter Co., AL
    Ambrose Yarbrough, 71, M, Farmer, RE=$400, NC
    Phoebe Yarbrough, 70, F, GA
    James Culpepper, 26, M, GA
    Frances Culpepper, 26, F, GA
    Theisley A. H. Culpepper, 3, F, MS
    Reuben J. Culpepper, 2, M, MA.
  3. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 173, Family 1191, Lines 14-21, Beat 5, Lauderdale, MS
    J. Culpepper, 36, M, Farmer, RE=$628, PE=$750, GA
    Frances Culpepper, 38, F, Dom Bus, GA
    Therese A. Culpepper, 14, F, MS
    Reuben Culpepper, 11, M, MS
    Huldah Culpepper, 9, F, MS
    Sarah Culpepper, 7, F, MS
    Hardie Culpepper, 3, M, MS
    Joseph Culpepper, 6/12, M, MS.
  4. Hunting For Bears, compiler, Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2004.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7842
    Reuben T. Culpepper and Mary A. Harden married 28 Jun 1866 in Lauderdale Co., MS.
  5. Sarah Mozingo, compiler, Choctaw County Cemeteries, Rootsweb: USGenWeb Archives, 1996.
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~alchocta/cemeteriesindex.html
    Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Sumter Co., Alabama, near Choctaw County line.
    + Horace E. Culpepper, Aug. 26, 1877 - June 1, 1947.
  6. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482
    Horace Elijah Culpepper, RFD#1, Kewanee, Lauderdale Co., MS, Age 41, Born 26 Aug 1877, White, Farmer. Nearest relative: Mary Ann Culpepper, RFD#1, Kewanee, Lauderdale Co., MS, /s/ Horace Elijah Culpepper. Tall height (6’ 2 ½”), Slender build, Gary eyes, Dark hair, No disabilities. Registered 12 Sep 1918 in Lauderdale Co., MS.
  7. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 159, Page 352D, Lines 21-25, Thornville, Sumter Co., AL
    Reuben Culpepper, Self, M, md, Wh, 33, Farmer, AL/AL/MS
    Mary Culpepper, Wife, F, md, Wh, 30, Keeps House, AL/AL/AL
    Alma Culpepper, Dau, F, sng, Wh, 9, AL/AL/AL
    Lulu Culpepper, Dau, F, sng, Wh, 5, AL/AL/AL
    Horace Culpepper, Son, M, sng, Wh, 2, AL/AL/AL.
  8. Sarah Mozingo, compiler, Choctaw County Cemeteries, Rootsweb: USGenWeb Archives, 1996.
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~alchocta/cemeteriesindex.html
    Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Sumter Co., Alabama, near Choctaw County line.
    + James Culpepper, Sept. 24, 1824 - June 10, 1890
    + Mary A. J. Culpepper, Apr. 25, 1839 - Dec. 7, 1923.
  9. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 27, Page 25A, Family 447, Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale County, MS
    Rubin T. Culpepper, Head, Wh, M, 1847, 52, Md-32 yrs, MS/GA/GA, Farmer
    Mary A. Culpepper, Wife, Wh, F, 1850, 50, Md-32 yrs, ch 5/3, MS/GA/GA
    Horrace Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, 1879, 21, S, MS/MS/MS.
  10. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 59, Sheet 7A, Family 118, Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale County, MS
    Rubin T. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 62, Md-40 yrs, MS/GA/GA, Farmer-General Farm
    Mary A. Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 60, Md-40 yrs, ch 5/3, MS/GA/GA
    Horace Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 30, S, MS/MS/MS, Laborer-Farm Work.
  11. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 62, Page 10B, Lines 90-92, Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., MS (28 Jan 1920)
    Ruben T. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 72, md, MS/GA/GA general farming
    Mary A. Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 65, md, MS/GA/GA
    Horace E. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 42, sng, MS/MS/MS helps on farm.