Samuel Houston Culpepper

Male, #6018, (8 Apr 1848 - 16 Feb 1897)
Father*Jacob Joseph Culpepper of McMinn Co., TN (14 Sep 1818 - 2 Oct 1865)
Mother*Mary Ann Wallin (4 Mar 1823 - 20 Jan 1877)
DNA* To help confirm Samuel Houston Culpepper's descent from Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, we are seeking a male Culpepper descendant of Samuel's to participate in our free DNA testing project. For more information, go to: http://gen.culpepper.com/dna
Name Variation He was also known as Samuel Huston. 
Birth*8 Apr 1848 Samuel was born at McMinn Co., Tennessee, on 8 Apr 1848.1,2 
Death of Father2 Oct 1865 His father Jacob Joseph Culpepper of McMinn Co., TN died on 2 Oct 1865 at McMinn Co., Tennessee.3 
Marriage*17 Mar 1870 He married Sarah D. Smith at McMinn Co., Tennessee, on 17 Mar 1870 at age 21. 
1870 Census*1870 Samuel was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at McMinn Co., Tennessee
Birth of Son1870 His son Adolphus D. Culpepper was born in 1870 at Fannin Co., Texas.4 
Birth of Son3 Apr 1875 His son William Newton Culpepper was born on 3 Apr 1875 at Fannin Co., Texas.5,6,7 
Death of Mother20 Jan 1877 His mother Mary Ann Wallin died on 20 Jan 1877 at McMinn Co., Tennessee
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 Samuel was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Fannin Co., Texas.5 
Birth of Son15 Jul 1880 His son Henry Bluford Culpepper was born on 15 Jul 1880 at Fannin Co., Texas
Birth of Son26 Aug 1882 His son Robert Culpepper was born on 26 Aug 1882 at Fannin Co., Texas.8 
Death of Spouse18 Sep 1882 His wife Sarah D. Smith died on 18 Sep 1882 at Ravenna, Fannin Co., Texas.2 
Death of Son28 Sep 1882 His son Robert Culpepper died on 28 Sep 1882 at Fannin Co., Texas.8 
Marriage*25 Jan 1883 He married Louise Etta Evans at Tarrant Co., Texas, on 25 Jan 1883 at age 34. 
Birth of Son26 Oct 1883 His son Charles Cleveland Culpepper was born on 26 Oct 1883 at Texas.9 
Birth of Son6 Oct 1891 His son Victor Clifton Culpepper was born on 6 Oct 1891 at Bonham, Fannin Co., Texas.10 
Birth of Son13 Nov 1893 His son Samuel Harrison Culpepper was born on 13 Nov 1893.11 
Death*16 Feb 1897 He died at Fannin Co., Texas, on 16 Feb 1897 at age 48.2 
Burial*circa 18 Feb 1897 His body was interred circa 18 Feb 1897 at Mulberry Cemetery, Ravenna, Fannin Co., Texas.12,2
Reunion*9 Jul 2006 A reunion has been held annually for over 50 years for the descendants of: (1) Samuel Huston Culpepper, including the Henry B. and William N. Culpepper families, and (2) Lucinda Council Culpepper and John Wesly Walker. Any Culpepper descendent wishing to come is welcome! For many years it was held in July at the Coleman Park. The 2008 reunion has been canceled due to the economy and high gas prices.12 

Family 1

Sarah D. Smith (8 Feb 1855 - 18 Sep 1882)
Marriage*17 Mar 1870 He married Sarah D. Smith at McMinn Co., Tennessee, on 17 Mar 1870 at age 21. 
Children

Family 2

Louise Etta Evans (1866 - 1943)
Marriage*25 Jan 1883 He married Louise Etta Evans at Tarrant Co., Texas, on 25 Jan 1883 at age 34. 
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 Edited3 Nov 2010

Citations

  1. Linda Adams records, Linda Adams to Lew Griffin.
    Linda Adams has his date of death as 8 Apr 1849. The the 1848 date is from a photo of the tombstone. Also, Samuel Huston was age two in the 1850 census.
  2. Tombstone.
    Mulberry Cemetery, Fannin Co., TX:
    Samuel H. Culpepper, 8 Apr 1848 – 16 Feb 1897
    S. D. Culpepper, 8 Feb 1855 – 18 Sep 1882.
  3. From tombstone.
  4. Tombstone.
    Mulberry Cemetery, Fannin Co., TX:
    A. D. Culpepper, 1870 – 1899.
  5. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 30, Sheet 37, Pg 520A, Pct 7, Fannin Co., TX
    Samuel Culpepper, M, 30, Head, M, TN TN TN, Farmer
    Sarah Culpepper, F, 25, Wife, M, TN TN TN
    Adolphus Culpepper, M, 9, Son, S, TX TN TN
    William Culpepper, M, 5, Son, S, TX TN TN
    Ida Culpepper, F, 1, Dau, S, TX TN TN
    Samuel Terrett, M, 24, Hired Hand, S, KY KY KY, Farm Laborer
    Adolphus Culpepper, M, 31, Bro, S, TN TN TN, Brick Mason.
  6. , Callie Baggett Culpepper Bible.
    from Pat Roberts.
  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
    William Newton Culpepper, 43, of Pattonville, Lamar Co., Texas, born 3 Apr 1875, Caucasian, Farmer. Nearest Relative: Linnie Culpepper of Pattonville, Lamar, Texas. Medium height and build, gray eyes, light hair, weak eyes. Registered 12 Sep 1918 at Paris, Lamar Co., Texas.
  8. Tombstone.
    Mulberry Cemetery, Fannin Co., TX:
    Robert Culpepper, 26 Aug 1882 – 28 Sep 1882.
  9. USGenWeb Archives.
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/copyright.htm
    Newport Cemetery, Carter Co., OK:
    C. C. Culpepper, 26 Oct 1883 - 23 Apr 1957
    Elma Culpepper, 11 Apr 1885 - 11 Oct 1941.
  10. From obituary for Victor C. Culpepper.
  11. Stufflebean Funeral Home (Garvin Co., OK) Index from Oklahoma USGenWeb Archives:
    S. H. Culpepper, 13 Nov 1893 - 25 Sep 1927, Book 27, Page 85.
  12. E-mail written 1996-2007 to Lew Griffin & Warren Culpepper from Patsy Gay Culpepper Roberts (#6442), e-mail address.