John Culpepper Jr.

Male, #710, (circa 1778 - )
Father*John Culpepper of Norfolk Co., VA (c 1735 - 1810)
Mother*Sally (?) (s 1740 - c 1796)
Extinct Surname?* The family branch headed by John Culpepper Jr. is believed to have no living male descendants with the Culpepper surname. If you know otherwise, please contact Lew Griffin using the link at the bottom of this page. 
Birth*circa 1778 John was born at Norfolk Co., Virginia, circa 1778.1 
Census1782 He was/were probably enumerated in the census report at Norfolk Co., Virginia, in 1782.2 
Probate*17 Dec 1810 During probate, John Culpepper Jr. was identified as an heir of John Culpepper of Norfolk Co., VA on 17 Dec 1810 at Norfolk Co., Virginia
War of 1812*between 1813 and 1814 He served in the War of 1812 between 1813 and 1814
(Virginia Militia.)3 
1820 Census*7 Aug 1820 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1820 Census at Norfolk Co., Virginia. Enumerated in census but otherwise not identified are 1 F0-10, 2 F16-26, 1 F26-45 and 1 Slave..4 
Research note*13 Jun 2004 This John needs to be distinguished from the many other John Culpeppers of his place and time.

Your help with this person will be appreciated. Contact Lew Griffin (see footnote for details).5 
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Henry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited8 Oct 2011


  1. Birth based on first appearance in 1794 in Norfolk tax records at age 16.
  2. Peter Smith, The Lower Norfolk County Virginia Antiquarian, NY, 1951.
    Vol. 5, pp. 134-135. (A list of the families of Whites & blacks thats on the south side of Western branch as fear as new Mill Creek. Taking by Wm Booker.)
    John Culpepper, Sr., 10 White, 0 Black.
  3. 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, 1999.
    Five different service records are found for a John Culpepper serving in the Virginia Militia. Some of these are probably the same person, but it is not known which:
    4th Regiment (Beatty's)
    7th Regiment (Magnien's)
    95th Regiment (Lee's)
    Captain Williams' Company
    Captain Tart's Company.
  4. 1810 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 117, page 120/Image 4, Unknown Township, Norfolk Co., VA
    John Culpepper, 1 M26-45, 1 F0-10, 2 F16-26, 1 F26-45, 1 Slave.
  5. Lewis W. Griffin Jr. (#47), e-mail address.