Joel Tyler Culpepper

Male, #5836, (4 Jul 1832 - 13 Jan 1914)
Father*Burrell Smith Culpepper of Polk Co., TN (c 1807 - a 1860)
Mother*Mary Cameron (c 1811 - )
DNA* To help confirm Joel Tyler Culpepper's descent from Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, we are seeking a male Culpepper descendant of Joel's to participate in our free DNA testing project. For more information, go to: http://gen.culpepper.com/dna
Birth*4 Jul 1832 Joel was born at McMinn Co., Tennessee, on 4 Jul 1832.1 
1840 Census1 Jun 1840 John, William and Joel was probably a free white male, age 5 and under 10,in Burrell Smith Culpepper of Polk Co., TN's household, on the 1840 Census on 1 Jun 1840 at McMinn Co., Tennessee.2 
Marriage*26 Nov 1853 He married Nancy J. Evans at McMinn Co., Tennessee, on 26 Nov 1853 at age 21. 
Birth of Son16 Apr 1856 His son John William M. Culpepper was born on 16 Apr 1856 at Tennessee.3 
Birth of SonAug 1858 His son Robert J. Culpepper was born in Aug 1858 at Tennessee
1860 Census*1 Jun 1860 Joel was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Bosque Co., Texas.4 
Civil War*between 1863 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1863 and 1865.5 
Birth of Son11 Jun 1869 His son James H. Culpepper was born on 11 Jun 1869 at Titus Co., Texas.6 
1870 Census*1 Jun 1870 Joel was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Titus Co., Texas.7 
Birth of Soncirca 1871 His son Charles A. Culpepper was born circa 1871 at Titus Co., Texas
Deed*6 Dec 1871 He was granted a deed on 6 Dec 1871 at Titus Co., Texas.8 
Death of Son31 Aug 1873 His son James H. Culpepper died on 31 Aug 1873 at Titus Co., Texas.6 
Birth of Son25 Mar 1874 His son Joel Asbury Culpepper was born on 25 Mar 1874 at Titus Co., Texas.9,10 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 Joel was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Titus Co., Texas.11 
Marriage*circa 1896 He married Martha Logan at Texas circa 1896.12 
1900 Census*1 Jun 1900 Joel was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Titus Co., Texas.12 
1910 Census*15 Apr 1910 Joel was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Titus Co., Texas.13 
Death*13 Jan 1914 He died at Titus Co., Texas, on 13 Jan 1914 at age 81.1 
Burial*circa 15 Jan 1914 His body was interred circa 15 Jan 1914 at Union Hill Cemetery, Titus Co., Texas.1 

Family 1

Nancy J. Evans (circa 1833 - after 1880)
Marriage*26 Nov 1853 He married Nancy J. Evans at McMinn Co., Tennessee, on 26 Nov 1853 at age 21. 
Children

Family 2

Martha Logan (May 1852 - 11 Aug 1925)
Marriage*circa 1896 He married Martha Logan at Texas circa 1896.12 
Child
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Benjamin (son of Joseph) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited18 Sep 2014

Citations

  1. Tombstone.
    Union Hill Cemetery, Titus Co., TX
    Joel A. Culpepper, Sr., 4 Jul 1832 – 13 Jan 1914.

  2. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 135, Ancestry.com Images 115-116, Unknown Township, McMinn Co., TN
    R. S. Culpepper, 2 M0-5, 3 M5-10, 1 M30-40, 1 F20-30, 0 slaves.
  3. Tombstone.
    Springhill Cemetery, Titus Co., TX
    William Culpepper, 16 Apr 1856 – 21 Nov 1916.

  4. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Sheet/Pg 22, Pg 42B, (13 Jul 1860), Clifton PO, Bosque Co., TX (Anc.com img# 22)
    Joel T. Culpepper, 28, M,TN, Farm Laborer
    Nancy J. Culpepper, 27, F,TN
    M. J. Culpepper, 5, F,TN
    J. W. Culpepper, 3, M,TN
    R. J. Culpepper, 1, M,TN.
  5. Linda Mearse, compiler, Confederate Indigent Families Index, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
    http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/arc/cif/index.html
    Joel Culpepper, Titus Co., TX.
  6. Tombstone.
    Union Hill Cemetery, Titus Co., TX
    James H. Culpepper, 11 Jun 1869 – 31 Aug 1873.

  7. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Sheet/Pg 3, Pg 14 (08 Jul 1870), Mt Pleasant PO, Titus Co., TX
    Joel Culpepper, 38, M, TN, Farmer (ID: 5836)
    Nancy J. Culpepper, 37, F, TN
    Mary J. Culpepper, 16, F, TN
    John W. Culpepper, 13, M, TN
    Robert Culpepper, 11, M, TN
    Nancy A. Culpepper, 4, F, TX
    Julia E. Culpepper, 3, F, TX
    James Culpepper, 1, M, TX
    Napoleon Irvin, 10, M, TX
    Andy Curry, 23, M, AL, Farm Laborer
    Elizabeth Curry, 60, F, TN.
  8. Texas General Land Office, compiler, Texas Land Title Abstracts: Abstracts of all original Texas Land Titles comprising Grants and Locations, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2000.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5112
    Grantee: Joel T. Culpepper; Patentee: Joel T. Culpepper; 06 Dec 1871; 160 acres; Titus Co., TX.
  9. Tombstone.
    Union Hill Cemetery, Titus Co., TX
    Joel A. Culpepper, Jr., 1874 – 1941
    Mary E. Culpepper, 1875 – 1963.

  10. 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
    Joel Asbury Culpepper, Mt. Pleasant, Titus Co., Texas, age 44, born 25 Mar 1874, White, Farmer for self at Mt. Pleasant, Titus Co., Texas; Nearest relative: Mary Etta Culpepper, Mt. Pleasant, Titus Co., Texas. Medium height, Medium build, Eye and hair color not specified, “Left eye affected”. Registered 12 Sep 1918, Mt. Pleasant, Titus Co., Texas.
  11. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 107, Sheet 15, Pg 314C, Pct 1, Titus Co., TX
    Joel T. Culpepper, M, 47, Head, M, TN NC NC, Farmer-Preacher
    Nancy J. Culpepper, F, 47, M, TN TN TN
    Robert J. Culpepper, M, 21, Son, S, TN TN TN, Farming
    Nancy A. Culpepper, F, 14, Dau, S, TX TN TN
    Charles A. Culpepper, M, 9, Son, S, TX TN TN
    Joel Culpepper, M, 6, Son, S, TX TN TN.
  12. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 117, Sheet 20A, Pg 193, Pct 1, Gen.com Img 102, Titus Co., TX
    Joel Culpepper, Head, M, Jul-1832, 67, md-20 yrs, TN NC SC, Farmer
    Martha C. Culpepper, Wife, F, May-1850, 50, md-20 yrs, Ch 7/4, AL SC SC
    Oscar Culpepper, Son, M, Mar-1878, 12, S, AL AL AL, Farm Laborer
    Vesta J Culpepper, Daughter, F, Feb-1890, 10, S, TX AL AL
    Viola Culpepper, Daughter, F, Feb-1890, 10, S, TX AL AL.
  13. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 133, Sheet 21B, Pg 46B, Pct 1, Gen.com Img 56, Titus Co., TX
    J. T. Culpepper, Head, M, 78, M2, md-19 yrs, TN TN TN
    Martha Culpepper, Wife, F, 57, M2, md-19 yrs, ch 7/3, AL AL AL
    Vi Hunter, S-Daughter, F, 21, S, TX MS AL
    Vista Hunter, S-Daughter, F, 21, WS, TX MS AL.