Micajah Culpepper1,2

Male, #5888, (22 Oct 1837 - 6 Jul 1903)
Father*Joseph Marion Culpepper (11 Apr 1811 - 24 Mar 1878)
Mother*Sarah Caroline Ward (16 Dec 1818 - a 1880)
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Name Variation He was also known as Cage. 
Birth*22 Oct 1837 Micajah was born at Henry Co., Alabama, on 22 Oct 1837.3 
1850 Census1 Jun 1850 Sarah, Benjamin, Micajah, Andrew, Mary, Nancy, Thomas, Lucinda and Sarah listed as a household member living with Joseph Marion Culpepper on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Henry Co., Alabama.
(Also in Joseph's household in 1850 was a second Andrew Culpepper, age six (born in 1844) who has not been identified. Joseph's own son Andrew was also in the household, and was age eleven.
     In addition, the Slave Schedule showed Joseph owned on 40-year-old Black male.)4 
Marriage*15 Jan 1860 He married Nicey Armstrong at Henry Co., Alabama, on 15 Jan 1860 at age 22.5 
1860 Census*1 Jun 1860 Micajah was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Lawrenceville, Henry Co., Alabama.6 
Civil War*between 1861 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1861 and 1865

     Co. G, 39th Alabama Infantry. 
Birth of SonJan 1861 His son Jefferson Davis Culpepper was born in Jan 1861 at Henry Co., Alabama
Birth of Son6 May 1862 His son Joseph Mandeville Culpepper was born on 6 May 1862 at Henry Co., Alabama.7 
Birth of SonOct 1864 His son Thomas Quincy Culpepper was born in Oct 1864 at Henry Co., Alabama
Birth of Son24 Nov 1869 His son Isaac Williamson Culpepper was born on 24 Nov 1869 at Henry Co., Alabama.8,9 
Birth of Son26 Oct 1872 His son John Wesley Culpepper was born on 26 Oct 1872 at Henry Co., Alabama.10 
Death of Father24 Mar 1878 His father Joseph Marion Culpepper died on 24 Mar 1878 at Abbeville, Henry Co., Alabama
Birth of Son8 Sep 1878 His son Robert Lee Culpepper was born on 8 Sep 1878 at Henry Co., Alabama.11 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 Micajah was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Hardwickburg, Henry Co., Alabama.12 
Photographed*say 1900 He was photographed say 1900 at Henry Co., Alabama.13
Micajah & Nicey (Armstrong) Culpepper
1900 Census*1 Jun 1900 Micajah was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Hardwickburg, Henry Co., Alabama.14 
Death*6 Jul 1903 He died at Henry Co., Alabama, on 6 Jul 1903 at age 65.3 
Burial*circa 8 Jul 1903 His body was interred circa 8 Jul 1903 at Old Union Cemetery, Henry Co., Alabama.3 

Family

Nicey Armstrong (20 Apr 1840 - 22 Feb 1918)
Marriage*15 Jan 1860 He married Nicey Armstrong at Henry Co., Alabama, on 15 Jan 1860 at age 22.5 
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 Edited18 Oct 2008

Citations

  1. Dick Culpepper Records, Warren H. 'Dick' Culpepper, Provo, UT, to Lew Griffin.
  2. E-mail written 1999, 2000 to Lew Griffin from Patricia Long, Dothan, AL, e-mail address.
  3. 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
    + Micajah Culpepper, 22 Oct 1837 - 6 Jul 1903
    + Nicey Culpepper, 20 Apr 1840 - 22 Feb 1918.
  4. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Pages 433B/Line 42 & Page 434A/Lines 1-10, Southern District, Henry Co., AL
    Joseph Culpepper, 39, M, Farmer, $3000, SC
    Sarah Culpepper, 33, F, SC
    Benjamin Culpepper, 15, M, Farmer, AL
    Micajah Culpepper, 13, M, AL
    Andrew Culpepper, 11, M, AL
    Mary A. Culpepper, 9, F, AL
    Nancy C. Culpepper, 7, F, AL
    Thos. J. Culpepper, 5, M, AL
    Lucinda E. Culpepper, 3, F, AL
    Sarah A. Culpepper, 1, F, AL
    Andrew Culpepper, 6, M, AL, Idiotic
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    1850 Slave Schedule, Page 814, Henry Co., AL
    Joseph Culpepper owned one 40-year-old Black male.
  5. 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.
    Micajah Culpepper married Nicey Armstrong on 15 Jan 1860 in Henry Co., Alabama, Book 1821-1868, page 340.
  6. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 133, Lines 6-7, Lawrenceville, Henry Co., AL
    Micajah Culpepper, 22, M, Farmer, PE=$150, AL
    Nicy Culpepper, 18, F, Farmer, AL.
  7. USGenWeb Archives.
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/copyright.htm
    New Park Cemetery, Ft. Gaines, Clay Co., GA. Transcribed by Hugh T. Singleton from The History of Clay County, 1976:
    Joseph Mandeville Culpepper Sr., 6 May 1862 - 12 Dec 1934.

  8. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 27A, Family 272, Ft. Gaines, Clay Co., GA
    William Culpepper, Head, M, Nov 1869, 30, md 0 yrs, AL/AL/AL, Dry Goods Salesman
    Clyde H. Culpepper, Wife, F, Sep 1870, 29, md 0 yrs, ch 0/0, GA/TN/GA.
  9. E-mail written Feb 2005 to Warren Culpepper from Scott Dawsey, e-mail address.
    From tombstone.
  10. LDS Members of the Dothan Branch Genealogical Committee, compiler, Inscriptions of All White Cemeteries of Houston Co., Alabama, Dothan, AL: , 1959, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Book 976.1295 V3d.
    Dothan City Cemetery, Houston Co., AL
    + John Wesley Culpepper, 26 Oct 1872 - 9 Jun 1937
    + Lena M. Clark Culpepper, 27 Apr 1883 - 12 Feb 1929.
  11. Gayle & Ron Thomas, compiler, e-mail address, Survey of Old Union Cemetery in Henry County, Alabama
    , May 2001.
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~alhenry/Cem/union_old.htm
  12. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 82, Page 606B, Hardwicks, Henry Co., AL
    M. Culpepper, Self, M, md, Wh, 43, Farming, AL/SC/SC
    Nicey Culpepper, Wife, F, md, Wh, 38, Keeps House, AL/SC/SC
    Davis Culpepper, Son, M, sng, Wh, 19, Farm Labor, AL/AL/AL
    Joseph M. Culpepper, Son, M, sng, Wh, 17, Farm Labor, AL/AL/AL
    Thomas Culpepper, Son, M, sng, Wh, 15, Farm Labor, AL/AL/AL
    Isaac W. Culpepper, Son, M, sng, Wh, 10, Farm Labor, AL/AL/AL
    John Culpepper, Son, M, sng, Wh, 8, AL/AL/AL
    Caneis Culpepper, Dau, F, sng, Wh, 6, AL/AL/AL
    Clifford Culpepper, Dau, F, sng, Wh, 4, AL/AL/AL
    Robert L. Culpepper, Son, M, sng, Wh, 2, AL/AL/AL
    Lucy Culpepper, Dau, F, sng, Wh, 6M, AL/AL/AL.
  13. E-mail written 2004-2007 to Lew Griffin & Warren Culpepper from Shannon Leigh Smith Adcock (#50273), Haw River, NC, e-mail address.
  14. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 88, Page 13A, Lines 28-31, Hardwicksburg, Henry Co., AL
    Micajah Culpepper, Head, Wh, M, Oct 1836, 63, md-40yrs, AL/SC/AL
    Nicy Culpepper, Wife, Wh, F, May 1839, 61, md-40yrs, ch 12/10, AL/SC/AL
    Robert L. Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Sep 1877, 22, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Ella E. Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, Aug 1883, 16, sng, AL/AL/AL.