Daniel Culpepper of Warren Co., GA

Male, #4868, (circa 1750 - 4 Aug 1819)
Father*William Culpepper of Warren Co. GA (s 1726 - 1808)
Mother*Sarah Culpepper (s 1729 - )
DNA* Daniel has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of William Culpepper of Warren Co., GA (born c1727), a son of Robert Culpepper, Jr., who is a grandson of Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Birth*circa 1750 Daniel was born at Anson Co., North Carolina, circa 1750. 
Miscellaneous*9 Oct 1769 Regulator's Petition.1 
Deed17 Nov 1774 He witnessed a deed grant to William Culpepper of Warren Co. GA, with Andrew Preslar as the original land grant recipient on 17 Nov 1774 at Anson Co., North Carolina,

On 17 Nov 1774, William Culpepper bought 64 acres on the north side of Rocky River from John Spencer.2 
American Revolution*between 1776 and 1782 He provided service in the American Revolutionary War between 1776 and 1782
(Daniel's contribution to the Revolutionary War is mentioned on a plaque at the courthouse in Warren County, GA. The plaque honors "soldiers... buried in Warren County who fought in the war for American Independence..." See:
http://gen.culpepper.com/archives/ga/misc/warren-plaque.htm.)3 
Marriage*circa 1776 He married Sarah (?) at Anson Co., North Carolina, circa 1776. 
Note*1779 In 1779, the area in Anson County north of Rocky River where William Culpepper and his family lived became Montgomery County. 
Deed*Aug 1779 He was granted a deed in Aug 1779

In August 1779, Daniel Culpepper acquired 75 acres in Montgomery County on the big branches of Big Bare (sic) Creek, on the west side of the Yadkin River. (Big Bear Creek is in present day Stanley County, and it flows into Long Creek, which flows into Rocky River. Stanley County was formed in 1841 from Montgomery County.)4 
Tax rollbetween 1780 and 1782 He registered to pay taxes at Montgomery Co., North Carolina, between 1780 and 1782. 
Birth of Son20 Mar 1783 His son Daniel Culpepper Jr., of Crawford Co., GA was born on 20 Mar 1783 at Anson Co., North Carolina
Birth of Soncirca 1784 His son Robert Culpepper of Warren Co., GA was born circa 1784 at Anson Co., North Carolina
Relocation*between 1782 and 1788 He relocated between 1782 and 1788 at Wilkes Co., Georgia; Daniel Culpepper appears on 1780 and 1782 Tax Lists for Montgomery County, and still owned the above 75 acres of land. By 1788 he had moved to Wilkes County, GA.5,6 
Birth of Soncirca 1786 His son Dickinson Culpepper of Warren Co., GA was born circa 1786. 
Birth of Soncirca 1788 His son William Culpepper of Warren Co., GA was born circa 1788 at Wilkes Co., Georgia
Tax rollbetween 1790 and 1793 Daniel registered to pay taxes. 
Deed4 Jan 1790 He witnessed a deed grant on 4 Jan 1790 at Wilkes Co., Georgia,

4 Jan 1790, Book HH, p. 302. James Bush to Richard Fletcher, both of Wilkes Co., for 20 pounds, Middle Creek, adj. S.E. by Staplers, S.W. by Smith, W. by vacant & unknown, N.E. by Whatley, 215 acres, warrant from justices of the county, surveyed by John Torrence, 8 Aug. 1787, certified by Dad. Creswell, Esq., county surveyor, granted to Bush, 29 Oct 1789, regd. Book SSS, folio 547, 10 Nov 1789. (signed) James (J) Bush. Wit: Daniel Culpepper, Isaiah Tucker, Argin (her x) Lee. Proved before L. Pruitt, J.P., 23 Jul 1791. Regd. 3 Aug 1791.7 
Birth of Soncirca 1792 His son Joseph Culpepper of Warren Co., GA was born circa 1792 at Wilkes Co., Georgia
Birth of Son7 May 1793 His son Mariner Culpepper of Monroe Co., GA was born on 7 May 1793 at Warren Co., Georgia.8 
NoteDec 1793 By December 1793 the section of Wilkes County where Daniel Culpepper and his father lived became part of Warren County. 
Deed*Feb 1794 He was an adjacent landowner in the deed granted in Feb 1794 at Warren Co., Georgia,

In February 1794, Neal Dougherty and Thomas Cowan of Columbia County, GA, sold to Mountain Hill and Jesse Armstrong of Warren County, 450 acres joining Reddick Bass, John Whatley, John Gilrow, Culpepper, and Peebles. Presumably this land was adjacent to Daniel Culpepper of Warren Co., GA or his father William Culpepper of Warren Co. GA.9 
DeedJul 1794 He witnessed a deed grant to William Culpepper of Warren Co. GA in Jul 1794 at Warren Co., Georgia,

In July 1794, Richard (sic) Brooks Fletcher sold a Negro girl to William Culpepper, Sr., with Daniel Culpepper and Hadden Parham as witnesses. The bill of sale was given by William Johnston of Montgomery Co., NC.10 
Birth of Soncirca 1796 His son Benjamin Culpepper was born circa 1796 at Warren Co., Georgia
DeedJan 1799 He was granted a deed in Jan 1799 at Warren Co., Georgia,

In January 1799, Daniel bought another 250 acres on Middle Creek from Jesse Armstrong and Churchill Gibson, with Isaiah Tucker (clerk) and Henry Hill as witnesses.11 
DeedJan 1804 He was granted a deed in Jan 1804 at Warren Co., Georgia,

In January 1804, Daniel bought "a negro slave boy John" from John Gibson.12 
Tax roll1805 Daniel registered to pay taxes. 
Land Lottery1805 Daniel participated in but did not win the land lottery in 1805 at Warren Co., Georgia.13 
DeedJan 1805 In January 1805, Richard Sammon sold 450 acres on Middle Creek to Reddick Bass. The land was originally granted to John Torrance in December 1787, and was adjacent to John Gibson and Culpepper (either Daniel Culpepper of Warren Co., GA or William Culpepper of Warren Co. GA). Witnesses were Laur. D. Bryan and Henry Hill.14 
Deedcirca 1806 He was granted a deed by William Culpepper of Warren Co. GA, witnessed by William Culpepper Jr., of Jones Co., GA circa 1806 at Warren Co., Georgia,

Around 1806, William Culpepper, Sr., gave his Negro slave Sarah and her four children to Daniel Culpepper, with William Culpepper, Jr., as witness.15 
Will22 Aug 1806 Argent, Daniel and William named as heir(s) in the will of William Culpepper of Warren Co. GA at Warren Co., Georgia, on 22 Aug 1806.16 
Land Lottery*1807 He had a fortunate draw in the land lottery in 1807 at Warren Co., Georgia,
Lot 72-11 in Baldwin Co., GA. 
DeedJan 1807 He witnessed a deed grant to Robert Culpepper of Warren Co., GA in Jan 1807 at Warren Co., Georgia,

In January 1807, Henry Hight sold 182.5 acres on Hart's Creek to Robert Culpepper, with Daniel Culpepper, William Harriss, and William Culpepper as witnesses.17 
DeedJan 1808 He witnessed a deed grant to Robert Culpepper of Warren Co., GA in Jan 1808 at Warren Co., Georgia,

In January 1808, Noah Butt sold another 37 acres on Hart's Creek to Robert Culpepper, with Daniel and William Culpepper as witnesses. 
ProbateMar 1808 In March 1808, William Culpepper Sr.'s will was probated. He left bequests to various children, including $2.00 to his son Daniel. Apparently Daniel had already gotten his share of his father's estate.18 
Death of Father1808 His father William Culpepper of Warren Co. GA died in 1808 at Warren Co., Georgia
DeedOct 1809 He granted a deed, witnessed by William Culpepper Jr., of Jones Co., GA and Benjamin Culpepper in Oct 1809 at Warren Co., Georgia,

In October 1809, Daniel bought two tracts of land from his son Robert, 37 acres on Hart's Creek, and another 91 acres in an unspecified location. Witnesses were Moriah Mercer, Benjamin Culpepper, and William Culpepper.19 
Church*19 Dec 1812 Daniel joined at Williams Creek Baptist Church, Warren Co., Georgia, on 19 Dec 1812.20,21,22 
Tax roll*1818 Daniel registered to pay taxes. 
Deed*7 Oct 1818 He granted a deed to Robert Culpepper of Warren Co., GA on 7 Oct 1818 at Jones Co., Georgia,

Daniel Culpepper of Warren Co., GA to Robert Culpepper of Jones Co., for $600: 101.25 acres on Walnut Creek where Robert Culpepper now lives, half of Lot #22 in District 11.23 
Deed*11 Oct 1818 He granted a deed to Daniel Culpepper Jr., of Crawford Co., GA on 11 Oct 1818 at Jones Co., Georgia,

Daniel Culpepper, Sr., of Warren Co., GA to Daniel Culpepper, Jr., of Jones Co., for $600: 101.25 acres where Daniel Jr. now lives on Walnut Creek as drawn by Daniel Sr., half of Lot #22 in District 11. Wit: Rebecca, Susan D. and John Lewis.24 
Will*3 Apr 1819 He made a will at Warren Co., Georgia, on 3 Apr 1819, naming as heir(s) Sarah Culpepper, William Culpepper of Warren Co., GA, Daniel Culpepper Jr., of Crawford Co., GA, Robert Culpepper of Warren Co., GA, Joseph Culpepper of Warren Co., GA, Dickinson Culpepper of Warren Co., GA, Benjamin Culpepper, Mariner Culpepper of Monroe Co., GA, Martha Culpepper and Argent Culpepper.

His will was signed in April 1819 and probated that September. He left the home place, household goods, and slaves to his wife Sarah for her widowhood. He gave his son William the 125 acres where William lived. He gave his sons Daniel Jr. and Robert Lot No. 72 in the 11 District of Jones County, which was 202.5 acres. He gave his son Joseph the 250 acres where Joseph was living. To his sons Dickerson, Benjamin and Mariner, and his daughters Martha Culpepper and Argin Newman, he gave $780.00 each. To his sons Joseph and William he gave $280.00 each. The executors were his sons Benjamin and Mariner. Witnesses were William Porter, John Benton, and Daniel Dennis.25 
Death*4 Aug 1819 He died at Warren Co., Georgia, on 4 Aug 1819. He was about 69 or 70 years old. The Williams Creek Baptist Church recorded his death: "Daniel Culpepper, Sr., a member of this church, who had taken part in the Revolutionary War, died August 4th, 1819."26 
Probate*13 Sep 1819 Probate action was taken on Daniel's estate on 13 Sep 1819 at Warren Co., Georgia
Research note*26 Apr 2004 Daniel is a known son of William Culpepper. 

Family

Sarah (?) (circa 1757 - after 1830)
Marriage*circa 1776 He married Sarah (?) at Anson Co., North Carolina, circa 1776. 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
William Culpepper of Warren Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited30 Apr 2012

Citations

  1. Regulators Petition, Anson County, North Carolina, 9 Oct 1769
    http://gen.culpepper.com/archives/nc/anson.htm#petition.
  2. Brent H. Holcomb, compiler, Anson County, North Carolina Deed Abstracts, 1749-1766, Abstracts of Wills & Estates, 1749-1795, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1980.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=BookList&dbid=49032
  3. http://gen.culpepper.com/archives/ga/misc/warren-plaque.htm.
  4. Dr. A. B. Pruitt, Montgomery Co., North Carolina Land Entries, 1779-1795.
  5. Daniel Culpeper, Montgomery Co., NC, 1780 Tax List.
  6. Michael Martin Farmer, Wilkes Co., GA Deed Books A - VV, 1784 - 1806, Farmer Genealogy, Dallas.
    Book FF, p. 53.
  7. Michael Martin Farmer, Wilkes Co., GA Deed Books A - VV, 1784 - 1806, Farmer Genealogy, Dallas.
  8. , Mariner Culpepper Family Bible: Abstracted by Warren Culpepper from photocopies of bible pages in the files of Culpepper Connections, Original source and current owner unknown, owner.
    http://gen.culpepper.com/archives/ga/monroe.htm#Mariner
  9. Warren Co., Georgia Deed Bk. A, p.208-9.
  10. Warren Co. GA Deed Bk B, p. 125.
  11. Warren Co. Deed Bk B, p. 64-5.
  12. Warren Co. Deed Bk. A, p. 38.
  13. Virginia S. and Ralph V. Wood, 1805 Georgia Land Lottery, Greenwood Press, Cambridge, 1964, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. 975.8 R2WY 1805.
    page 81.
  14. Warren Co. GA Deed Bk. B, p. 376-7.
  15. Warren Co. Deed Bk B, p. 518.
  16. Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine, Sept 1946, page 507.
  17. Warren Co. Deed Bk. B, p. 592-3.
  18. Warren Co. Will Bk. AEW [1798-1808], p. 103.
  19. Warren Co. Deed Bk. D, p. 29-30.
  20. J. Kenneth Brantley, The Records of the Church at Williams Creek (Warren Co., GA), Powder Springs, GA: Brantley Association, 1995/2002, Repository: Warren Culpepper's Personal Library.
    Page 54. 19 Dec 1812: Rec'd Daniel Culpepper & Sister Culpepper.
  21. J. Kenneth Brantley, The Records of the Church at Williams Creek (Warren Co., GA), Powder Springs, GA: Brantley Association, 1995/2002, Repository: Warren Culpepper's Personal Library.
    Page 65. 14 Apr 1819: Brother Bass to cite Brother Culpepper for nonattendance.
  22. J. Kenneth Brantley, The Records of the Church at Williams Creek (Warren Co., GA), Powder Springs, GA: Brantley Association, 1995/2002, Repository: Warren Culpepper's Personal Library.
    Page 65. 19 Jun 1819: Brother Culpepper made satisfaction to the church for his non-attendance.
  23. Abstracted by Lewis W. Griffin, Jones Co., GA Deed Records and Mortgages, 1807-1827, Salt Lake City, UT: Jones County Superior Court, Published on Microfilm by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1966, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. Films 470,012 - 470,017.
    Book G, Page 300.
  24. Abstracted by Lewis W. Griffin, Jones Co., GA Deed Records and Mortgages, 1807-1827, Salt Lake City, UT: Jones County Superior Court, Published on Microfilm by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1966, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. Films 470,012 - 470,017.
    Book G, Page 299.
  25. Century of Wills, Warren Co., GA, 1790-1890, Albany, GA: Georgia Pioneer Publications, 19??.
    Page 16. Abstract of will for Daniel Culpepper, s/ 3 Apr 1819, p/ 13 Sep 1819
    (Warren Co. Will Book B, p. 54).
  26. J. Kenneth Brantley, The Records of the Church at Williams Creek (Warren Co., GA), Powder Springs, GA: Brantley Association, 1995/2002, Repository: Warren Culpepper's Personal Library.
    Page 65. 14 Aug 1819: At a conference, the recent death of Brother Daniel Culpepper, Sr., was acknowledged.