John Abner Culpepper1

Male, #9474, (circa 1834 - )
Father*Benjamin Culpepper (c 1795 - bt 1860 - 1870)
Mother*Sarah Daniel (c 1796 - a 1880)
DNA* The DNA test results of a descendant of John Abner Culpepper do not match those of anyone else in the Culpepper project. we are seeking a male Culpepper descendant of John's to participate in our free DNA testing project. For more information, go to: http://gen.culpepper.com/dna
Name-Comm His was commonly known as Abner. 
Birth*circa 1834 John was born at Wilcox Co., Alabama, circa 1834.2 
1840 Census1 Jun 1840 John was probably a free white male, under 5 years old, in Benjamin Culpepper's household, on the 1840 Census on 1 Jun 1840 at Wilcox Co., Alabama.
(One female 5-10 was enumerated but otherwise unaccounted for.)3 
Civil War*between 1862 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1862 and 1865

     John was a private in Capt. Cleveland's Clarke County, AL Cavalry. 
Marriage*14 Dec 1865 He married Emily E. Thomas at Grove Hill, Clarke Co., Alabama, on 14 Dec 1865.4,5 
Birth of Son25 Nov 1866 His son John Abner Culpepper Jr. was born on 25 Nov 1866 at Clarke Co., Alabama
1870 Census*1 Jun 1870 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Grove Hill, Clarke Co., Alabama.6 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Cane Creek, Clarke Co., Alabama.2 

Family

Emily E. Thomas (circa 1832 - )
Marriage*14 Dec 1865 He married Emily E. Thomas at Grove Hill, Clarke Co., Alabama, on 14 Dec 1865.4,5 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Benjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited15 May 2010

Citations

  1. E-mail written 1995-2015 to Culpepper Connections from Linda Jones Cushing (#57676), 525 Summitbluff Dr, Greenville, SC, e-mail address.
  2. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 35, Page 432C, Lines 9-12, Cane Creek, Clarke Co., AL
    John A. Culpepper, Self, M, Md, Wh, 45, Farmer, AL/NC/NC
    Emily Culpepper, Wife, F, Md, Wh, 47, Housekeeper, AL/AL/AL
    John A. Culpepper, Son, M, sng, Wh, 13, Laborer, AL/AL/AL
    Martha A. Culpepper, Dau, F, sng, Wh, 8, AL/AL/AL.
  3. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 319, Ancestry.com images 27-28, Unknown township, Wilcox Co., AL
    Benjamin Culpepper, 1M0-5, 1M5-10, 2M15-20, 1M30-40, 1F0-5, 1F5-10, 1F30-40, 0 slaves
    Erasmus Culpepper, 1M15-20, 1M40-50, 2F5-10, 1F50-60, 44 slaves.
  4. Jordan R. Dodd, compiler, Alabama Marriages, 1809-1920, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1999.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4192
    J. A. Culpepper married Emily E. Thomas on 14 Dec 1865 in Clarke Co., Alabama.
  5. Inc., Provo, UT MyFamily.com, compiler, Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7838&enc=1&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0
    J. A. Culpepper married Emily A. Thomas on 14 Dec 1865 in Clarke Co., Alabama.
  6. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 212, Lines 19-22, Gates Beat, Grove Hill P.O., Clarke Co., AL
    Abner Culpepper, 37, M, Wh, Farmer, RE=$500, PE=$400, AL
    Emily Culpepper, 45, F, Wh, Keeping House, AL
    John A. Culpepper, 3, M, Wh, AL
    Sarah Culpepper, 61, F, Wh, PE=$400, NC.