James Henry Culpepper

Male, #5793, (22 Nov 1822 - 7 Apr 1903)
Father*Andrew Culpepper of Henry Co., AL (c 1788 - b 14 Mar 1857)
Mother*Lettis Harris (c 1790 - b 1850)
DNA* James has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Drury Culpepper of Henry Co., AL, who is a great- grandson of Joseph Culpepper and 3-great-grandson of Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Name Variation He was also known as Bud. 
Birth*22 Nov 1822 James was born at Edgefield District, South Carolina, on 22 Nov 1822. 
1830 Census1 Jun 1830 James was probably a free white male, age 5 and under 10, in Andrew Culpepper of Henry Co., AL's household, on the 1830 Census at Edgefield District, South Carolina.1 
1840 Census1 Jun 1840 James was probably a free white male, age 15 and under 20, in Andrew Culpepper of Henry Co., AL's household, on the 1840 Census on 1 Jun 1840 at Henry Co., Alabama.2 
Marriage*21 Dec 1843 He married Delitha Ann Edwards at Henry Co., Alabama, on 21 Dec 1843 at age 21.3 
Birth of Son29 Sep 1846 His son William Wesley Culpepper was born on 29 Sep 1846 at Camp Springs, Henry Co., Alabama
Birth of Son13 Dec 1847 His son James Calvin Culpepper was born on 13 Dec 1847 at Camp Springs, Henry Co., Alabama.4,5 
Birth of Son5 Jan 1849 His son John Hilliard Culpepper was born on 5 Jan 1849 at Camp Springs, Henry Co., Alabama.6 
Birth of Son28 Jan 1853 His son Micajah C. Culpepper was born on 28 Jan 1853 at Camp Springs, Henry Co., Alabama.7 
Census*1855 A census listed James as head of household at Henry Co., Alabama, in 1855.8 
Probate19 May 1857 During probate, James Henry Culpepper was identified as an heir of Andrew Culpepper of Henry Co., AL on 19 May 1857 at Henry Co., Alabama.9 
Land Grant/Patent*1 Nov 1858 Land was granted to James Henry Culpepper on 1 Nov 1858 at Henry Co., Alabama.10 
1860 Census*1 Jun 1860 James was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Lawrenceville, Henry Co., Alabama.11 
Civil War*between 1862 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1862 and 1865

     Co. H 11th Fla. Inf. C.S.A.12 
Birth of Soncirca 1862 His son Henry Culpepper was born circa 1862 at Henry Co., Alabama
1870 Census*1 Jun 1870 James was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Abbeville, Henry Co., Alabama.13 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 James was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Henry Co., Alabama.14 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 James was listed as a father-in-law in an unknown person 's household on the 1900 Census at Haleburg, Henry Co., Alabama.15 
Death*7 Apr 1903 He died at Henry Co., Alabama, on 7 Apr 1903 at age 80. 
Burial*circa 9 Apr 1903 His body was interred circa 9 Apr 1903 at Culpepper Cemetery, Henry Co., Alabama.12 

Family

Delitha Ann Edwards (16 Feb 1823 - )
Marriage*21 Dec 1843 He married Delitha Ann Edwards at Henry Co., Alabama, on 21 Dec 1843 at age 21.3 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Benjamin (son of Joseph) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited30 Aug 2011

Citations

  1. 1830 Federal Census, United States.
    Unknown Townships, Edgefield District, SC
    Drewry Culpepper, page 164, 1 M0-5, 1 M5-10, 2 M15-20, 1 M40-50, 1 F0-5, 2 F5-10, 1 F15-20, 1 F20-30, 1 F40-50, 0 slaves
    Joisey Culpepper, page 165, 1 M20-30, 1 F20-30, 1 F50-60, 8 slaves.
  2. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 152, Ancestry.com images 7-8, Unknown township, Henry Co., AL
    Anderson Culpepper, 1 M10-15, 1 M15-20, 1 M50-60, 1 F10-15, 1 F50-60, 0 slaves.
  3. Helon H. Cutter, compiler, Henry County, Alabama Records, Volume II, 1821-1901 Marriage Records, Tallahassee, FL: Rose Printing Co., 1992, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.131 X2c v.2.
    James H. Culpepper married Delitha Ann Edwards on 21 Dec 1843 in Henry Co., Alabama, Book 1821-1868, page 91.
  4. Mrs. Marvin Scott, History of Henry County, Alabama, Pensacola, FL: Grank R. Parkhurst, 1961, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Book 976.131 D2s.
    Pages 212-213: A transcription of the Family Bible of James Calvin Culpepper and Julia Ann Gray.
    http://gen.culpepper.com/archives/al/misc/bible_james_calvin.htm.
  5. Mrs. Marvin Scott, compiler, Henry County, Alabama Cemetery Records, Tuscaloosa, GA: Willo Publishing Co., 1964, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.131 V3s.
    Zion (Old) Cemetery, Near Will's Cross Roads, Henry Co., AL
    + J. C. Culpepper, 13 Dec 1847 - 2 Jul 1907
    + Nancy Jane Culpepper, 13 Jun 1861 - 24 Jun 1922
    + Tullis M. Culpepper 7 Jun 1893 - 22 May 1937.
  6. Mrs. Marvin Scott, compiler, Tomb Inscriptions and Cemetery Notices, Climax, GA: E. H. Hayes, 1958, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.131 V3sm.
    Old Union Cemetery, Henry Co., AL
    + John H. Culpepper, 5 Jan 1849 - 28 Dec 1925.
  7. Mrs. Marvin Scott, compiler, Tomb Inscriptions and Cemetery Notices, Climax, GA: E. H. Hayes, 1958, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.131 V3sm.
    Camp Springs Cemetery, Camp Springs, Henry Co., AL
    + M. C. Culpepper, 28 Jan 1853 - 26 Apr 1920.
  8. 1855 Henry County Census
    Page 6, Henry Co., AL
    James H. Culpepper, 4M0-21, 1M21+, 0F0-21, 1F21+, 0 slaves.
  9. Family Group Sheet prepared by Joan N. Berry, and found in the Culpepper family file at the Tomkins Library of the Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society, Edgefield, SC.
  10. General Land Office Records, compiler, Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records, Online, Bureau of Land Management.
    http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/
    James H. Culpepper, Signed 1 Nov 1858, 281 acres in (a) SWSE and SESE Parts of Sec 23, and (b) NWNE, E½NE, SWNE and NESE parts of Sec 26; all in Twp 5-N, Rng 28-E, St. Stephens Meridian, Henry Co., AL.
  11. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 133/Lines 35-40, Page 134/Lines 1-2, Lawrenceville, Henry Co., AL
    James H. Culpepper, 36, M, Farmer, RE=$800, PE=$260, SC
    Delitha Ann Culpepper, 36, F, GA
    William W. Culpepper, 14, M, AL
    James C. Culpepper, 12, M, AL
    John Culpepper, 10, M, AL
    Micajah Culpepper, 7, M, AL
    Eliza E. Culpepper, 4, F, AL
    Martha Culpepper, 1, F, AL.
  12. Mrs. Marvin Scott, compiler, Henry County, Alabama Cemetery Records, Tuscaloosa, GA: Willo Publishing Co., 1964, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.131 V3s.
    Culpepper Cemetery, On road between Hebron and Camp Springs Church, Henry Co., AL
    + James H. Culpepper, Co. H 11th Fla. Inf. C.S.A.
  13. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 3, Lines 7-14, 13th Precinct, Abbeville P.O., Henry Co., AL
    James H. Culpepper, 48, M, Wh, Farmer, RE=$280, PE=$100, NC
    Delitha Culpepper, 47, F, Wh, GA
    William W. Culpepper, 24, M, W, Farm Laborer, AL
    James G. Culpepper, 22, M, W, Farm Laborer, AL
    John H. Culpepper, 20, M, W, Farm Laborer, AL
    Micajah Culpepper, 16, M, W, Farm Laborer, AL
    Eliza Culpepper, 14, F, W, AL
    Martha Culpepper, 11, F, W, AL.
  14. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 81, Page 578A, Crawfords and Columbia, Henry Co., AL
    James Culpepper, Self, M, md, Wh, 58,, Farmer SC/SC/SC
    Delitha Culpepper, Wife, F, md, Wh, 57, Keeps House, GA/NC/NC
    Martha Culpepper, Dau, F, sng, Wh, 22, AL/SC/GA.
  15. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 101, Page 9A, Lines 78-84, Haleburg, Henry Co., AL
    Lias Bodiford, Head, Wh, M, Mar 1842, 58, md-25yrs, AL/AL/AL, Farmer
    Marry Bodiford, Wife, Wh, F, May 1856, 44, md-25yrs, ch 3/3, AL/AL/AL
    Lana Bodiford¸ Daughter, Wh, F, Jul 1880, 19, sng, AL/AL/AL
    John Bodiford, Son, Wh, M, Apr 1884, 16, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Nancy Bodiford, Daughter, Wh, F, Mar 1887, 12, sng, AL/AL/AL
    J. H. Culpepper, Father, Wh, M, May 1820, 80, wid, AL/AL/AL.