Maurice L. Wilson Culpepper

Male, #643, (circa 1838 - circa 1865)
Father*Reuben T. Culpepper (c 1814 - 19 May 1865)
Mother*Sarah Ann Taylor (c 1810 - a 1880)
Name Variation He was also known as Morris.1 
Birth*circa 1838 Maurice was born at Norfolk Co., Virginia, circa 1838. 
1840 Census1 Jun 1840 Maurice was probably a free white male, under 5 years old, in Reuben T. Culpepper's household, on the 1840 Census on 1 Jun 1840 at Norfolk Co., Virginia.
(Enumerated in the census but otherwise unaccounted for are 1 F50-60 and 2 slaves.)2 
1860 Census*1 Jun 1860 Maurice listed as a household member living with Logan and Lucy Hurst in the 1860 Census at Portsmouth (city), Virginia.1 
Civil War*between 1862 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1862 and 1865

     Maurice served as a private in Co. A (Dismal Swamp Rangers), 3rd VA Infantry, Pickett's Division, during the Civil War. He died after the war from wounds received at the battle of Frazier's Farm.3 
Burial*circa 1865 His body was interred circa 1865 at Point Lookout Confederate Cemetery, Point Lookout, Saint Mary's Co., Maryland.4 
Death*circa 1865 He died circa 1865.3 
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Robert Culpepper Jr. of Lower Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited3 May 2012


  1. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 34, Family 261, Portsmouth, Norfolk County, VA
    Logan Hurst, 31, M, Wh, Farmer, RE=$8400, PE=$15,343, VA
    Lucy V. Hurst, 20, F, Wh, His wife-lady, VA
    Virginia F. Hewlett, 44, F, Wh, Her mother, VA
    Jas F. Carr, 31, M, Wh, Lumber?, RE=$4460, PE=$8500. VA
    Elvira W. Carr, 27, F, Wh, His wife-lady, N Carolina
    Morris Culpepper, 24, M, Wh, Overseer.
  2. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 173, Images 18-19, Unk Twp, Norfolk Co., VA
    Patsy Culpepper, 1 M10-15, 2 F15-20, 1 F40-50, 6 slaves
    Ann Culpepper, 1 M5-10, 1 M10-15, 1 F30-40, 0 slaves
    Reuben Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 1 M20-30, 1 F20-30, 1 F50-60, 2 slaves.
  3. Norfolk Landmark Newspaper, compiler, Norfolk County, VA, Confederate Dead, April 1875.
  4. National Cemetery Administration, compiler, US Veterans Gravesites, 1775-2006, Online database at, 2006.
    M. W. Culpepper, served in the Infantry of the CSA, buried in Point Lookout Confederate Cemetery, Section 1, Site 1.