John Culpepper III

Male, #749, (say 1796 - before 1840)
Father*John Culpepper Jr. (s 1774 - b 20 Nov 1837)
Mother*Sarah Brown (c 1773 - c 1820)
DNA* John has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA, the American Culpepper progenitor. 
Birth*say 1796 John was born at Norfolk Co., Virginia, say 1796. 
War of 1812*between 1813 and 1814 He served in the War of 1812 between 1813 and 1814
(Virginia Militia.)1 
1820 Census7 Aug 1820 Thomas and John was probably a free white male, age 16 and under 26, in John Culpepper Jr.'s household, on the 1820 Census at Norfolk Co., Virginia. Enumerated in census but otherwise not identified are 1 F0-10, 1 F10-16 and 3 F16-26..2 
Marriage*24 Mar 1825 He married Nancy Mesley at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 24 Mar 1825.3 
Will9 Nov 1825 Abel, Thomas and John named as heir(s) in the will of John Culpepper Jr. at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 9 Nov 1825.4 
Birth of SonMar 1829 His son James E. Culpepper was born in Mar 1829 at Norfolk Co., Virginia
1830 Census*1 Jun 1830 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census at Julians Creek, Norfolk Co., Virginia. Enumerated in the census but otherwise not identified are 1 F0-5 and 2 slaves..5 
Deed*1 Aug 1830 He was party to a deed on 1 Aug 1830 at Norfolk Co., Virginia,

John Culpepper and wife Nancy to William B. Manning, for $100, 11 acres on Julian Creek inherited from Nancy's father, John Mesley, Sr.6 
Birth of Soncirca 1835 His son William Culpepper was born circa 1835 at Norfolk Co., Virginia
Death*before 1840 He died at Norfolk Co., Virginia, before 1840. 

Family

Nancy Mesley (circa 1800 - )
Marriage*24 Mar 1825 He married Nancy Mesley at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 24 Mar 1825.3 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Henry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited9 Oct 2011

Citations

  1. 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
    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.
  2. 1810 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 120, Genealogy.com page 123/Image 7, Unknown Township, Norfolk Co., VA
    John Culpepper, 1 M10-16, 2 M16-26, 1 M45+, 1 F0-10, 1 F10-16, 3 F16-26, 1 F45+, 0 Slaves.
  3. Security James Cherry.
  4. Norfolk Co. VA Wills; (n.p.: n.pub.).
    Book 6, page 40.
  5. 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.
  6. Deed Bk 56, p 48.