John B. Culpepper

Male, #4583, (circa 1810 - circa Jun 1853)
Father*Rev. Allison Culpepper of Webster Co., GA (c 1784 - bt Oct 1854 - 1857)
Mother*Mary (?) (c 1787 - c 1852)
DNA* To help confirm John B. Culpepper's descent from Allison Culpepper of Webster Co., GA, we are seeking a descendant of John's to participate in our free DNA testing project. For more information, go to: http://gen.culpepper.com/dna. 
Birth*circa 1810 John was born at Georgia circa 1810. 
1820 Census7 Aug 1820 Edward, Joseph and John was probably a free white male, age under 10, in Rev. Allison Culpepper of Webster Co., GA's household, on the 1820 Census at Jackson Co., Georgia.1 
1830 Census1 Jun 1830 John and Charles was probably a free white male, age 20 and under 30, in Rev. Allison Culpepper of Webster Co., GA's household, on the 1830 Census at Houston Co., Georgia.2 
Land Lottery*1832 He had a fortunate draw in the land lottery in 1832 at Houston Co., Georgia,
lot 74/25/3 in what became Murray Co., GA.3 
Marriage*26 Nov 1835 He married Martha Kemp at Houston Co., Georgia, on 26 Nov 1835.4 
Indian Wars*1836 He served in one of the Creek and Seminole Indian Wars in 1836
(Second Creek Indian War, 55th Regiment of the Georgia Militia (Captain Smith's).)5 
Birth of Son20 Aug 1836 His son Marcus Allison Culpepper was born on 20 Aug 1836 at Houston Co., Georgia
Birth of Soncirca 1840 His son Benjamin B. Culpepper was born circa 1840 at Houston Co., Georgia
1840 Census*1 Jun 1840 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census on 1 Jun 1840 at Houston Co., Georgia.6 
1850 Census*1 Jun 1850 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Sumter Co., Georgia.7 
Deed*1 May 1852 He was granted a deed on 1 May 1852 at Sumter Co., Georgia,

Book J, page 366. John Culpepper of Stewart Co., GA to Lemuel Gresham of Sumter Co., GA for $1,500, Lot 30 in 17th District on Bear Creek, 202.5 acres as granted to Wm. C. Bradberry. Witness: Wm. Miller. 
Will*May 1853 He made a will at Stewart Co., Georgia, in May 1853, naming as executor(s) Benjamin Kemp and Reuben T. Culpepper, naming as heir(s) Martha Kemp, Marcus Allison Culpepper, Mary Ann Elizabeth Culpepper, Benjamin B. Culpepper and Martha Eleanor Culpepper.8 
Death*circa Jun 1853 He died at Stewart Co., Georgia, circa Jun 1853. 
Probate*Aug 1853 Probate action was taken on John's estate, with Rev. Allison Culpepper of Webster Co., GA, Charles Thomas Culpepper and Reuben T. Culpepper buying from the estate in Aug 1853 at Stewart Co., Georgia.9 

Family

Martha Kemp (circa 1810 - after 1880)
Marriage*26 Nov 1835 He married Martha Kemp at Houston Co., Georgia, on 26 Nov 1835.4 
Children
ChartsOrphan / Allison Culpepper of Webster Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited19 Dec 2008

Citations

  1. 1820 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 289, Jackson Co., GA
    Allenson Culpepper, 3 M 0-10, 1 M 10-16, 1 M 26-45, 1 F 0-10, 1 F 10-16, 1 F 26-45.
  2. 1830 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 275, Houston Co., GA
    Allison Culpepper, 1 M5-10, 1 M10-15, 1 M15-20, 2 M20-30, 1 M40-50, 1 F10-15, 1 F15-20, 1 F20-30, 1 F40-50.
  3. James F. Smith, compiler, Georgia Cherokee Land Lottery, 1832, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2000.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.asp?dbid=4242
    John Culpepper, Bucks District, Houston Co., GA, drew lot 74/25/3 in what became Murray Co., GA, 1832.
  4. Ancestry.com, compiler, Georgia Marriages to 1850, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1997.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/2085a.htm
    John Culpepper and Martha Kemp on 26 Nov 1835 in Houston Co., GA.
  5. Posted by Virginia Crilley at GAHOUSTO-L @ rootsweb.com. Thanks to Ralph Bailey for a list of the names of the officers and men in the 55th Regiment of the Georgia Militia (Captain Smith's) who marched from Houston County on 27 May 1836 to rendezvous at Columbus, Thursday, 2 Jun 1836. Included on a list of Invalids was "John B. Culpepper."
  6. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 372, Unk Twp, Houston Co., GA
    John Culpepper, 2 M0-5, 1 M30-40, 1 F0-5, 1 F30-40.
  7. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 167, Family 318, District 17, Sumter Co., GA
    John Culpepper, 41, M, Farmer, RE=$1242, GA
    Martha Culpepper, 40, F, GA
    Mark Culpepper, 13, M, GA
    Mary Culpepper, 11, F, GA
    Benjamin Culpepper, 10, M, GA
    Martha Culpepper, 8, F, GA.
  8. Stewart Co., GA Wills Book B, page 40.
  9. Stewart Co., GA Probate Book C, pages 123-124.