Thomas Culpepper

Male, #641, (circa 1770 - 1841)
Father*Daniel Culpepper of Norfolk Co., VA (s 1732 - bt 1775 - 1778)
Mother*Mary (?) (s 1736 - )
DNA* Thomas has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Robert Culpepper, Jr., who is a son of Robert Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Birth*circa 1770 Thomas was born at Norfolk Co., Virginia, circa 1770. 
Will23 Apr 1775 Daniel, Robert, William, Sarah and Thomas named as heir(s) at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 23 Apr 1775.1 
Marriage18 Mar 1791 He was the surety in the marriage of Sarah Culpepper to Caleb Hughes at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 18 Mar 1791, affirming that there was no moral or legal reason why the couple could not be married.2 
Marriage*15 Sep 1800 He married Elizabeth Brown at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 15 Sep 1800. Rev. Arthur Emmerson II, as minister, performed the marriage.3 
Birth of Soncirca 1811 His son Thomas T. Culpepper was born circa 1811 at Norfolk Co., Virginia
War of 1812*between 1813 and 1814 He served in the War of 1812 between 1813 and 1814
(7th Regiment (Magnien's), Virginia Militia.)4,5 
Birth of Soncirca 1814 His son Reuben T. Culpepper was born circa 1814 at Norfolk Co., Virginia
Birth of Soncirca 1815 His son John Culpepper was born circa 1815 at Norfolk Co., Virginia
Death of Spousesay 1817 His wife Elizabeth Brown died say 1817 at Norfolk Co., Virginia
Marriage*say 1820 He married Nancy (?) at Norfolk Co., Virginia, say 1820. 
1820 Census*7 Aug 1820 Thomas was listed as the head of a family on the 1820 Census at Norfolk Co., Virginia. Enumerated in census but otherwise not identified is 1 M10-16. This census record had only a surname of Culpepper and no given name. It has been assigned to Thomas because of the high degree of match..6 
Birth of Soncirca 1821 His son William Culpepper of Deep Creek, VA was born circa 1821 at Norfolk Co., Virginia
Birth of Soncirca 1823 His son Josiah Culpepper was born circa 1823 at Norfolk Co., Virginia
1830 Census*1 Jun 1830 He was enumerated in the US Census of 1830 on 1 Jun 1830 at Julians Creek, Norfolk Co., Virginia. Enumerated in the census but otherwise not identified are 1 F10-15 and 5 slaves..7 
Death*1841 He died at Norfolk Co., Virginia, in 1841.8 
Research note*1 Jun 2004 That this Thomas was the son of Daniel seems likely, based on geography, naming conventions, etc. Since Thomas inherited land from his father Daniel, perhaps a study of Norfolk deeds would provide the final proof needed to connect Thomas to his father Daniel.

Your help with this person will be appreciated. Contact Lew Griffin (see footnote for details).9 

Family 1

Elizabeth Brown (circa 1779 - say 1817)
Marriage*15 Sep 1800 He married Elizabeth Brown at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 15 Sep 1800. Rev. Arthur Emmerson II, as minister, performed the marriage.3 
Children

Family 2

Nancy (?) (circa 1787 - May 1870)
Marriage*say 1820 He married Nancy (?) at Norfolk Co., Virginia, say 1820. 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Robert Culpepper Jr. of Lower Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited1 Jun 2012

Citations

  1. Norfolk Co. VA Will Book 2, page 91.
  2. Virginia) Daughters of the American Revolution. Fort Nelson Chapter (Portsmouth, Marriage Bonds of Norfolk County, Virginia, Oct. 5, 1706 - Dec. 31, 1850, Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah , 1970, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Film 850091 Item 4.
    Sarah Culpepper and Caleb Hughes married in Norfolk Co., VA, on 18 Mar 1791, Thomas Culpepper, surety, of the Western Branch, makes oath that his sister Sarah is of lawful age.
  3. Virginia) Daughters of the American Revolution. Fort Nelson Chapter (Portsmouth, Marriage Bonds of Norfolk County, Virginia, Oct. 5, 1706 - Dec. 31, 1850, Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah , 1970, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Film 850091 Item 4.
    Arthur Emmerson, minister.
  4. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, Index to the Compiled Military Service Records for the Volunteer Soldiers Who Served During the War of 1812, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1999.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4281
    Thomas Culpepper, 7th Regiment (Magnien's), Virginia Militia.
  5. Index to the War of 1812 Pay Rolls & Muster Rolls, Virginia Militia: Thomas Culpeper.
  6. 1810 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 117, Genealogy.com page 120/Image 4, Unknown Township, Norfolk Co., VA
    [Thomas] Culpepper, 3 M0-10, 1 M10-16, 1 M26-45, 1 F0-10, 1 F10-16, 1 F26-45, 3 Slaves.
  7. 1830 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 312, Ancestry.com Images 11-12, Julian's Creek, Norfolk Co., VA
    John Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 1 M30-40, 1 F0-5, 1 F20-30, 2 slaves
    Thomas Culpepper, 1 M5-10, 2 M10-15, 1 M15-20, 1 M50-60, 1 F10-15, 1F15-20, 1F40-50, 5 slaves.
  8. Norfolk Co, VA Deeds, .
    Book 67, p. 3.
  9. Lewis W. Griffin Jr. (#47), e-mail address.
  10. The assumption that Thomas and Nancy are the parents of William is based on the fact that the 1870 census mortality schedule shows that Nancy died in May 1870 at age 83 in the household of William Culpepper, Family #95.