William Burton Culpepper

Male, #5919, (4 May 1857 - 1 Nov 1913)
Father*Joseph Richard Culpepper1 (5 Mar 1818 - c 1868)
Mother*Mary Woods1 (1822 - b 1880)
DNA* William has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Benjamin Culpepper of Edgefield District, SC, who is a grandson of Joseph Culpepper and 2-great-grandson of Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Name Variation He was also known as Burton. 
Birth*4 May 1857 William was born at Attala Co., Mississippi, on 4 May 1857.2 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 Mary, William and Mary listed as a household member living with Joseph Richard Culpepper in the 1860 Census at Attala Co., Mississippi.1 
Death of Fathercirca 1868 His father Joseph Richard Culpepper died circa 1868 at Attala Co., Mississippi
1870 Census1 Jun 1870 William, Mary, Joseph, Elbert and Nancy listed as a household member living with Mary Woods on the 1870 Census at Attala Co., Mississippi.3 
Marriage*5 Feb 1880 He married Sarah Ellen Dew at Attala Co., Mississippi, on 5 Feb 1880 at age 22. Birth dates of the children are from the Wm. B. Culpepper family Bible. The dates for Fannie and Essie were not entirely legible on the copy available. 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 William was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Attala Co., Mississippi.4 
Birth of Son23 Feb 1884 His son John Richard Culpepper was born on 23 Feb 1884 at Attala Co., Mississippi.5,6 
Birth of Son13 Feb 1886 His son Walter Culpepper was born on 13 Feb 1886 at Attala Co., Mississippi.7 
Photographed*say 1890 He was photographed say 1890 at Attala Co., Mississippi.8
William Burton Culpepper
Birth of Son7 Jun 1896 His son Benjamin Jacob Culpepper was born on 7 Jun 1896 at Attala Co., Mississippi.9 
Birth of Son27 Aug 1897 His son William Oscar Culpepper was born on 27 Aug 1897 at Attala Co., Mississippi.10,11 
1900 Census*1 Jun 1900 William was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Attala Co., Mississippi.12 
1910 Census*15 Apr 1910 William was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Attala Co., Mississippi.13 
Death*1 Nov 1913 He died at Attala Co., Mississippi, on 1 Nov 1913 at age 56.2 
Burial*circa 3 Nov 1913 His body was interred circa 3 Nov 1913 at Stump Bridge Cemetery, Attala Co., Mississippi.14,2
Burton & Sarah (Dew) Culpepper tombstone

Family

Sarah Ellen Dew (17 Nov 1864 - 2 Apr 1941)
Marriage*5 Feb 1880 He married Sarah Ellen Dew at Attala Co., Mississippi, on 5 Feb 1880 at age 22. Birth dates of the children are from the Wm. B. Culpepper family Bible. The dates for Fannie and Essie were not entirely legible on the copy available. 
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 Edited2 Aug 2011

Citations

  1. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 101, Family 669, Lines 1-4, Attala, Township 13 Range 8, Mississippi
    Joseph R. Culpepper, 39, M, Farming, RE=$300, PE= $300, SC
    Mary Culpepper, 35, F, GA
    Wm B. Culpepper, 2, M, MS
    Mary M. Culpepper, 7/12,  F, MS.
  2. Marymaganos McCool Fenwick, compiler, Attala County, Mississippi CemeteriesFenwick, 1988?, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Book 976.2644 V3a.
    Stump Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery (aka Stump Bridge), Attala County, Mississippi.
    + W. Burton Culpepper, 4 May 1857 - 1 Nov 1913
    + Sarah Due Culpepper, 17 Nov 1864 - 2 Apr 1941.
  3. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 56, Family 428, Lines 9-14, Beat 5, Attala, MS
    Mary Culpepper, 48, F, Wh, Widow, RE=$100, PE=$200, MS (#5876)
    Burton Culpepper, 12, M, Wh, MS
    Margaret Culpepper, 10, F, Wh, MS
    Joseph Culpepper, 7, M, Wh, MS
    Elbert, Culpepper, 4, M, Wh, MS
    Nancy Culpepper, 3, F, Wh, MS.
  4. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 150A, Attala Co., MS
    Benten Culpepper, Self, M, Md, Wh, 22, Farming, MS/MS/MS
    Sarah E. Culpepper, Wife, F, Md, Wh, 16, Keeping House, MS/MS/AL.
  5. 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
    John Richard Culpepper, RFD#2, Sallis, Attala Co., MS. Age 34. Born 23 Feb 1884. White. Occupation: Farming for self. Nearest Relative: Elizab. Culpepper (Wife), RFD#2, Sallis, Attala Co., MS. Signed (x). Tall, Slender, Blue eyes, brown hair, No disabilities. 12 Sep 1918, Kosciusko, Attala Co., MS.
  6. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm
  7. 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
    Walter Culpepper, RFD#2, Sallis, Attala Co., MS. Age 32, Born 13 Feb 1886. White Occupation: Farming for Sarah Ellen Culpepper, RFD#2, Sallis, Attala Co., MS. Nearest Relative: Ruby Lee Culpepper (Child), RFD#2, Sallis, Attala Co., MS. /s/ Walter Culpepper. Tall, Slender, Blue eyes, dark hair, No disabilities. 12 Sep 1918, Kosciusko, Attala Co., MS.
  8. E-mail written 2003-2008 to Culpepper Connections from John Mitchell, e-mail address.
  9. 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
    Benjamin Culpeper (2p), age 21, RFD#2, Sallis, MS. Born 7 Jun 1896 in Attala Co., MS. Father born in MS. Employed by Mrs. Sara E. Culpeper (Farming), RFD#2, Sallis, MS. Nearest relative: same. White. Signed (x). Tall, Slender, Blue eyes, Black hair, Partly deaf, Mentally deficient. 5 Jun 1918, Kosciusko, Attala Co., MS.
  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
    Oscar Culpepper, RFD#2, Sallis, Attala Co., MS. Age 21. Born 27 Aug 1897. White. Occupation: Farming for Sarah Culpepper, RFD#1, Sallis, Attala Co., MS. Nearest Relative: Sarah Culpepper (Mother), RFD#1, Sallis, Attala Co., MS. /s/ Oscar Culpepper. Tall, Slender, Blue eyes, dark hair, No disabilities. 12 Sep 1918, Kosciusko, Attala Co., MS.
  11. Marymaganos McCool Fenwick, compiler, Attala County, Mississippi CemeteriesFenwick, 1988?, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Book 976.2644 V3a.
    Sallis Center Point Cemetery, Sallis, Attala County, Mississippi
    + Oscar Culpepper, 27 Aug 1897 - 16 Apr 1959
    + Merle Culpepper, 31 Aug 1904 - 20 May 1954.
  12. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 9, Page 12B, Family 216, Newport, Attala County, MS
    William B. Culpepper, Head, Wh, M, May 1858, 42, Md-20 yrs, MS/NA/NA, Farmer
    Sarah E. Culpepper, Wife, Wh, F, Nov 1864, 35, Md-20 yrs, ch 10/9, MS/MS/AL
    Mary M. Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, Oct 1882, 17, S, MS/MS/MS
    John R. Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Feb 1884, 16, S, MS/MS/MS, Farm laborer
    Walter Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Feb 1886, 14, S, MS/MS/MS, Farm laborer
    Sarah E. Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, Jan 1888, 12, S, MS/MS/MS, Farm laborer
    Delila E. Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, Nov 1889, 9, S, MS/MS/MS
    Hattie A. Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, Sep 1891, 8, S, MS/MS/MS
    Benjamin J. Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Jun 1894, 5, S, MS/MS/MS
    William O Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, Aug 1897, 2, S, MS/MS/MS
    Rannie Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, Mar 1900, 3/12, S, MS/MS/MS.
  13. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED9, Sheet 12B, Family 108, Beat 4, Attala County, MS
    Burton Culpeper, Head, M, Wh, 57, Md-29 yrs, MS/US/US, Farmer, General farm
    Sarah Culpeper, Wife, F, Wh, 45, Md-29 yrs, ch 12/11, MS/MS/MS
    Walter Culpeper, Son, M, Wh, 23, S, MS/MS/MS, Farmer, General Farm
    Etta Culpeper, Daughter, F, Wh, 22, S, MS/MS/MS, Farm Laborer, Home farm
    Hattie Culpeper, Daughter, F, Wh, 18, S, MS/MS/MS, Farm Laborer, Home farm
    Jacob Culpeper, Son, M, Wh, 14, S, MS/MS/MS, Farm Laborer, Home farm
    Oscar Culpeper, Son, M, Wh, 12, S, MS/MS/MS, Farm Laborer, Home farm
    Essie Culpeper, Daughter, F, Wh, 9, S, MS/MS/MS
    Fannie Culpeper, Daughter, F, Wh, 5, S, MS/MS/MS
    Clarence McBride, Grandson, M, Wh, 3, S, MS/MS/MS
    Julia McBride, Granddaughter, F, Wh, 1 2/12, MS/MS/MS.
  14. E-mail written 2002-2007 to Culpepper Connections from Buena Faye Allen Smith (desc/o #5992), Grand Bay, AL, e-mail address (Nov 2008).