Gideon Alston Culpepper

Male, #9514, (10 Jan 1830 - 4 May 1908)
Father*Alexander Culpepper (c 1796 - b 1850)
Mother*Ann Arrington (c 1792 - c 1897)
DNA* Gideon has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Erasmus Culpepper of Nash Co., NC, who is a great-grandson of Robert Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Birth*10 Jan 1830 Gideon was born at Greene Co., Alabama, on 10 Jan 1830. 
1830 Census1 Jun 1830 Gideon was probably a free white male, age under 5, in Alexander Culpepper's houshold, on the 1830 Census at Southern District, Greene Co., Alabama. Enumerated in census but otherwise not identified is 1 F0-5..1 
1840 Census1 Jun 1840 Gideon and Joseph was probably a free white male, age 5 and under 10,in Alexander Culpepper's household, on the 1840 Census on 1 Jun 1840 at Oktibbeha Co., Mississippi.
(Enumerated in the census but otherwise not identified are 1 M10-15, 1 F15-20 and 15 slaves.)2 
1850 Census1 Jun 1850 Gideon, Joseph and Cassandra listed as a household member living with Ann Arrington on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Oktibbeha Co., Mississippi.3 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 Gideon and Cassandra listed as a household member living with Ann Arrington in the 1860 Census at Oktibbeha Co., Mississippi.4 
Civil War*between 1861 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1861 and 1865

     48th Infantry.5 
1870 Census1 Jun 1870 Gideon listed as a household member living with Ann Arrington on the 1870 Census at Oktibbeha Co., Mississippi.6 
Birth of Soncirca 1877 His son Alie S. Culpepper was born circa 1877 at Oktibbeha Co., Mississippi.7 
Marriage*2 Jan 1878 He married Martha A. (?) at Lowndes Co., Mississippi, on 2 Jan 1878 at age 47.8 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 Gideon was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Oktibbeha Co., Mississippi.7 
Birth of Son6 May 1884 His son William Louis Culpepper was born on 6 May 1884 at Mississippi.9,10 
Death of Mothercirca 1897 His mother Ann Arrington died circa 1897 at Oktibbeha Co., Mississippi
1900 Census*1 Jun 1900 Gideon was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Columbus, Lowndes Co., Mississippi.9 
Death*4 May 1908 He died at Oktibbeha Co., Mississippi, on 4 May 1908 at age 78.11 
Burial*circa 5 May 1908 His body was interred circa 5 May 1908 at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Starkville, Oktibbeha Co., Mississippi.11 

Family

Martha A. (?) (Feb 1850 - 25 Jul 1923)
Marriage*2 Jan 1878 He married Martha A. (?) at Lowndes Co., Mississippi, on 2 Jan 1878 at age 47.8 
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 Edited18 Oct 2008

Citations

  1. 1830 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 398, Ancestry.com image 67, Southern District, Greene Co., AL
    Alexander Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 1 M15-20, 1 M30-40, 1 F0-5, 1 F30-40, 8 Slaves.
  2. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 127, Ancestry.com images 21-22, Unknown Township, Oktibbeha Co., MS
    Alexander Culpepper, 2 M5-10, 1 M10-15, 1 M40-50, 1 F0-5, 1 F15-20, 1 F40-50, 15 slaves.
  3. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 49, Family 355, Lines 30-33, Not stated, Oktibbeha, MS
    Ann Culpepper, 59, F, RE=$840, NC
    Gideon Culpepper, 19, M, Farmer, AL
    Joseph Culpepper, 17, M, Farmer, AL
    Casandra Culpepper, 12, F, MS.
  4. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 4, Family 21, Lines 1-5, Not Stated, Oktibbeha, Mississippi
    Nancy Culpepper, 70, F, Farming, RE=$2800, PE=$10,000, North Carolina
    Gideon Culpepper, 29, M, Farm Laborer, AL
    Cassandra Culpepper, 22, F, MS
    Albert Waddle, 17, M, MS
    Martha Waddle, 14, F, MS.
  5. Shelby Co., TN Confederate Pension Applications
    Gideon Alston Culpepper, Pension# S8733, Unit: 48th Inf.
  6. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 39, Family 313, Lines 31-36, Police Beat 2, Oktibbeha, MS
    Nancy Culpepper, 80, F, Wh, Keeping Household, RE=$1200, PE=$600, NC
    Gideon Culpepper, 40, M, Wh, Farmer, AL
    Corrie Winfield, 32, F, Wh, PE=$1400, MS
    David Winfield, 7, M, Wh, MS
    Martha Waddle, 22, F, Wh, MS
    Elbert Maddox, 18, M, Wh, Farm Laborer, MS.
  7. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 361D, District 147, Oktibbeha Co., MS
    Gid Culpepper, Self, M, Md, Wh, 50, Farmer, MS/---/SC
    M. A. Culpepper, Wife, F, Md, Wh, 35, At Home, MS/---/---
    Alie S. Culpepper, Son, M, Sng, Wh, 2, N/A, MS/MS/MS.
  8. Hunting For Bears, compiler, Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2004.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7842
    G. A. Culpepper and Mrs. Martha A. Eggleston married 2 Jan 1878 in Lowndes Co., MS.
  9. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 58, Page 5B, Family 97, Main Street, Columbus, Lowndes County, MS
    Gideon Culpepper, Head, Wh, M, Jan. 1830, 70, Md-22 yrs, AL/NC/NC, Keeping boarding home
    Mattie A. Culpepper, Wife, Wh, F, Feb. 1850, 50, Md-22 yrs, ch 4/4, MS/AL/MS
    Lucy B. Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, Jan. 1882, 18, S, MS/AL/MS, Clerk in dry goods
    Willie L. Culpepper, Son, Wh, M, May 1884, 16, S, MS/AL/MS, Clerk in grocery store
    Connie R. Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, Oct. 1886, 13, S, MS/AL/MS, at school
    Adine Culpepper, Daughter, Wh, F, July 1889, 10, S, MS/AL/MS, at school.
  10. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482
    William Lewis Culpepper, 1960 Sherman Drive, Denver, Denver Co., CO, age 34, born 6 May 1884, White, Railroad trainman for Union Pacific RR at Union Station, Denver, CO, Nearest relative: Susan B. Culpepper (Wife) at 1960 Sherman Drive, Denver, Denver Co., CO, tall height, medium build, brown eyes, brown hair, no disabilities. Registered 10 Sep 1918 at Denver, CO.
  11. Tombstone.
    Odd Fellows Cemetery, Starkville, Okitibbeha Co., MS
    + Gideon A. Culpepper, VCV, 1 Jan 1830 - 4 May 1908.