Marcus Allison Culpepper

Male, #4597, (20 Aug 1836 - 3 Sep 1906)
Father*John B. Culpepper (c 1810 - c Jun 1853)
Mother*Martha Kemp (c 1810 - a 1880)
Birth*20 Aug 1836 Marcus was born at Houston Co., Georgia, on 20 Aug 1836. 
1840 Census1 Jun 1840 Benjamin and Marcus was probably a free white male, under 5 years old, in John B. Culpepper's household, on the 1840 Census on 1 Jun 1840 at Houston Co., Georgia.1 
WillMay 1853 Martha, Marcus, Mary, Benjamin and Martha named as heir(s) in the will of John B. Culpepper at Stewart Co., Georgia, in May 1853.2 
Death of Fathercirca Jun 1853 His father John B. Culpepper died circa Jun 1853 at Stewart Co., Georgia
WillOct 1854 Mary, Eleanor, Permelia, Charles, Joseph, Edward, Eliza, Reuben, Marcus, Mary, Benjamin and Martha named as heir(s) in the will of Rev. Allison Culpepper of Webster Co., GA at Webster Co., Georgia, in Oct 1854.3 
Marriage*1 Nov 1855 He married Sarah Ann Chloe Senn at Webster Co., Georgia, on 1 Nov 1855 at age 19. 
Birth of Son23 Jul 1856 His son John Thomas Kemp Culpepper was born on 23 Jul 1856 at Webster Co., Georgia
Birth of Son27 Oct 1857 His son Kindred Mark Culpepper was born on 27 Oct 1857 at Webster Co., Georgia
Birth of Son12 Jul 1858 His son Benjamin Bryant Culpepper was born on 12 Jul 1858 at Webster Co., Georgia.4 
Death of Son4 Aug 1858 His son Kindred Mark Culpepper died on 4 Aug 1858 at Webster Co., Georgia
1860 Census*1 Jun 1860 Marcus was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Webster Co., Georgia.5 
Birth of Son14 Feb 1862 His son Uriah Allison Culpepper was born on 14 Feb 1862 at Webster Co., Georgia
Civil War*circa 1863 He served in the War Between the States circa 1863. 
1870 Census*1 Jun 1870 Marcus was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Webster Co., Georgia.6 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 Marcus was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Webster Co., Georgia.7 
Death of Son8 Jul 1885 His son John Thomas Kemp Culpepper died on 8 Jul 1885 at Webster Co., Georgia
1900 Census*1 Jun 1900 Marcus was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Webster Co., Georgia.8 
Death*3 Sep 1906 He died at Webster Co., Georgia, on 3 Sep 1906 at age 70.9 
Biography* According to "History of Webster County, GA," page 223-4:
     "Mark Allanson (sic) was a successful farmer. He gave fifty acres of land as a wedding present to each of his five children. One hundred acres was given to the youngest child because it was sandy land.
     "Mark and his wife were members of the Turkey Creek Primitive Baptist Church near Weston, GA, and thoroughly enjoyed the foot-washing ritual observed once each year.
     "Mark Allanson (sic), a sergeant in the War Between the States, when home on sick leave was asked by his wife not to return to his company. He replied, "General Lee needs me. I must go."
     "On one occasion when the flag bearer next to him was shot down, he reached out and caught the flag and carried it into battle. He was so proud that the flag never touched the ground." (This article was written for the "History of Webster County, GA" by Euri Belle, Ruth, and Ferrell Bolton.)10 

Family

Sarah Ann Chloe Senn (16 May 1836 - 14 Feb 1921)
Marriage*1 Nov 1855 He married Sarah Ann Chloe Senn at Webster Co., Georgia, on 1 Nov 1855 at age 19. 
Children
ChartsOrphan / Allison Culpepper of Webster Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited11 Feb 2011

Citations

  1. 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.
  2. Stewart Co., GA Wills Book B, page 40.
  3. Will Book 1854-1910, p. 18.
  4. USGenWeb Archives.
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/copyright.htm
    Cool Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Colquitt Co., GA
    + Benjamin Bryant Culpepper, 12 Jul 1858 - 8 Nov 1930
    + Susie Idella Culpepper, 20 Oct 1863 - 21 Oct 1928.
  5. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 389, Preston PO, Webster Co., GA
    M. A. Culpepper, 23, M, Farmer, -/$325, GA
    Sarah A. Culpepper, 23, F, GA
    John T. Culpepper, 3, M, GA
    Benjamin B. Culpepper, 1, M, GA.
  6. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 408A, Family 242, Preston PO, Webster Co., GA
    M. A. Culpepper, 33, M, Farmer, -/$325, GA (ID: 4597)
    S. A. Culpepper, 34, F, GA
    J. T. Culpepper, 14, M, GA
    B. B. Culpepper, 12, M, GA
    M. A. Culpepper, 8, M, GA
    S. A. Culpepper, 4, M, GA
    W. W. Cook, 18, M, Farm Laborer, GA
    Family 243:
    Marthy Culpepper, 61, F, Keeping House, $2000/$125, GA.
  7. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 498B, ED 87, Family 417, District 1093, Webster Co., GA
    Mark A. Culpepper, Self, M, Md, W, 43, Farmer, GA/SC/GA
    Sarah A. Culpepper, Wife, F, Md, W, 44, Keeping House, GA/SC/GA
    Benjamin Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 20, Laborer, GA/GA/GA
    Uriah A. Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 18, Laborer, GA/GA/GA
    Sarah A. L. Culpepper, Daughter, F, S, W, 14, At Home, GA/GA/GA
    Mary L. Culpepper, Daughter, F, S, W, 9, At School, GA/GA/GA
    Martha M. Culpepper, Daughter, F, S, W, 4, At Home, GA/GA/GA.
  8. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 85, Page 298A (6), Family 77, Gooseberry District, Webster Co., GA
    Marcus Culpepper, Head, M, Aug 1836, 63, Md 44 yrs, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    Sarah A. Culpepper, Wife, F, May 1836, 64, Md 44 yrs, ch 7/5, GA/GA/GA.
  9. Weston Women's Club, compiler, History of Webster County, GA, Roswell, GA: W. H. Wolfe Associates, 1980.
    p. 223.
  10. Weston Women's Club, compiler, History of Webster County, GA, Roswell, GA: W. H. Wolfe Associates, 1980.