Alleyne Culpeper of Barbados and USA1

Male, #9067, (circa 1795 - 1847)
Father*Alleyne Culpeper of Barbados and Guyana (6 Sep 1774 - 4 Feb 1822)
Mother*Elizabeth Smith of Barbados (s 1772 - 9 Jun 1817)
Name-AltSpell This surname is sometimes spelled Culpepper. 
Birth*circa 1795 Alleyne was born at Guyana circa 1795.2 
Marriage*before 1815 He married Anna Long before 1815. 
Birth of Sonafter 1815 His son Alleyne Culpeper was born after 1815. 
Death of Mother9 Jun 1817 His mother Elizabeth Smith of Barbados died on 9 Jun 1817 at Demerara, Guyana.3 
Death of Father4 Feb 1822 His father Alleyne Culpeper of Barbados and Guyana died on 4 Feb 1822 at Demerara, Guyana.3 
Birth of Soncirca 1827 His son John Alleyne Culpeper was born circa 1827 at Lunenburg, Worcester Co., Massachusetts
Death of Son1828 His son Alleyne Culpeper died in 1828 at Lunenburg, Worcester Co., Massachusetts.4 
1830 Census*1 Jun 1830 Alleyne was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census at Lunenburg, Worcester Co., Massachusetts. Enumerated in census but otherwise not identified is 1 M20-30..5 
1840 Census*1 Jun 1840 Alleyne was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census on 1 Jun 1840 at Chesterfield, Burlington Co., New Jersey.6 
Death*1847 He died at Demerara, Guyana, in 1847. 
Biography* From "Cunningham's History of the Town of Lunenburg (Mass), by George A. Cunningham: "Alleyne Culpepper, born? married Anna A. Lang, born? They lived for several years at (204) (this number is in reference to a map) say from 1825 - 1835. They went to Bordentown, N.J. where she died. He went to Demerara, South America and died. Their children: Child, died October 1828(N); John B.,lived in Bordentown, N.J; Elizabeth, born?, married Livingston, of Bordentown, N.J; Mary, born?; married in New Orleans, La; and Lucretia, born?"

Alleyne died of drowning while in Guyana. 


Anna Long (say 1801 - after 1860)
Marriage*before 1815 He married Anna Long before 1815. 
ChartsThe Culpepers of Barbados and the Colepepers of South Africa: Descendant Chart
Last Edited20 Sep 2011


  1. E-mail written 1999 - 2002 to Lew Griffin from Piet Culpeper Bess, Berkeley, CA, e-mail address (no longer active).
  2. Based on 1880 census for Bordenton, NJ. Daughters Katherine and Julia stated father born in British Guiana, and daughter Lucretia stated "Domorah." (Demerara).
  3. Tikwis Begbie, compiler, e-mail address, British Guiana Colonists, 3 Dec 2011.
  4. Cunningham's History of Lunenburg, .
  5. 1830 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 28, image 5, Lunenberg, Worcester Co., MA
    Alleyne Culpepper, 1M0-5, 1M20-30, 1M30-40, 1F0-5, 1F15-20, 1F20-30.
  6. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 352, images 3-4, Chesterfield Twp, Burlington Co., NJ
    Alleyne Culpepper, 1 M10-15, 1 M40-50, 1 F0-5, 2 F5-10, 1 F10-15, 1 F30-40.