William Henry Culpepper1

Male, #9521, (28 Jul 1841 - 30 Jun 1925)
Father*Elisha Culpepper of Talbot Co., GA (18 Jul 1812 - 20 Mar 1875)
Mother*Elizabeth Harris (21 Sep 1819 - 1892)
DNA* William has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Elisha Culpepper of Talbot Co., GA, who is a 2-great-grandson of Benjamin Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC and 4-great-grandson of Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Birth*28 Jul 1841 William was born at O'Neals District, Talbot Co., Georgia, on 28 Jul 1841.2 
1850 Census1 Jun 1850 John, Jane, Mary, William, Thomas and Elizabeth listed as a household member living with Elisha Culpepper of Talbot Co., GA on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Talbot Co., Georgia.3 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 Elizabeth, Thomas, William, Mary, Jane, John, Nathan, Sarah and Elisha listed as a household member living with Elisha Culpepper of Talbot Co., GA in the 1860 Census at Talbot Co., Georgia.4 
Civil War*between 1861 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1861 and 1865

     Co. C, 3rd GA Cavalry.5 
Marriage*22 Dec 1868 He married Ellen Nora Biggs at Talbot Co., Georgia, on 22 Dec 1868 at age 27.6 
Birth of Son17 Feb 1870 His son William Bartow Culpepper was born on 17 Feb 1870 at Talbot Co., Georgia.7 
1870 Census*1 Jun 1870 William was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Talbot Co., Georgia.8 
Birth of Son9 Apr 1872 His son Joseph Elisha Culpepper was born on 9 Apr 1872 at Georgia.9,10 
Birth of Son4 Jan 1875 His son Walter Sampson Culpepper was born on 4 Jan 1875 at Talbot Co., Georgia.11 
Death of Father20 Mar 1875 His father Elisha Culpepper of Talbot Co., GA died on 20 Mar 1875 at Talbot Co., Georgia.12 
Birth of Son27 Jul 1877 His son Arthur Culpepper was born on 27 Jul 1877 at Talbot Co., Georgia.13 
Death of Son22 Aug 1878 His son Arthur Culpepper died on 22 Aug 1878 at Talbot Co., Georgia.13 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 William was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Talbot Co., Georgia.14 
Birth of Son27 Nov 1882 His son James Russell Culpepper was born on 27 Nov 1882 at Talbot Co., Georgia.15 
Photographedsay 1885 He was photographed say 1885 at Talbot Co., Georgia.
William Henry Culpepper family
Death of Mother1892 His mother Elizabeth Harris died in 1892 at Talbot Co., Georgia
Birth of Son13 Jul 1892 His son Clifford Roy Culpepper was born on 13 Jul 1892 at Talbot Co., Georgia.16 
1900 Census*1 Jun 1900 William was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at O'Neals District, Talbot Co., Georgia.15 
Photographed*say 1904 He was photographed say 1904 at Talbot Co., Georgia.
William Henry Culpepper
Military pension* He applied for a military pension at Talbot Co., Georgia.17 
1910 Census*15 Apr 1910 William was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at O'Neals District, Talbot Co., Georgia.18 
1920 Census*1 Jan 1920 William was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at O'Neals District, Talbot Co., Georgia.19 
Death*30 Jun 1925 He died at Talbot Co., Georgia, on 30 Jun 1925 at age 83. 
Burial*circa 1 Jul 1925 His body was interred circa 1 Jul 1925 at Culpepper Cemetery, Talbot Co., Georgia.20,21 
Biography* O'Neals: Mr. W. H. Culpepper, 83, passed away Tuesday night. He was a Confederate veteran, belonging to the 3rd Georgia Calvary, Company C. Of 107 men in his company, he was one of five still living.
From: "News from the [Talbotton] New Era," July 1925.22 

Family

Ellen Nora Biggs (11 Aug 1847 - 5 Oct 1926)
Marriage*22 Dec 1868 He married Ellen Nora Biggs at Talbot Co., Georgia, on 22 Dec 1868 at age 27.6 
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 Edited17 Aug 2009

Citations

  1. Lynda Lee Bryan, There Was a Land, A story of Talbot County, Georgia and its People, Robert H. Jordon.
    p 324.
  2. William H. Davidson, A Rockaway in Talbot, Travels in an Old Georgia County, West Point, GA: Hester Print, 1983.
    p. 197.
  3. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 276, 22nd District, Talbot Co., GA
    Elisha Culpepper, 38, M, Farmer, $1,200, GA
    Eliza Culpepper, 31, F, GA
    Thomas Culpepper, 10, M, GA
    William Culpepper, 8, M, GA
    Meary Culpepper, 6, F, GA
    Jane Culpepper, 4, F, GA
    John Culpepper, 1, M, GA.
  4. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 632, Family 546, Centre PO, Talbot Co., GA
    Elisha Culpepper, 48, M, Farmer, $1600/$7980, GA
    Eliza Culpepper, 39, F, GA
    Thomas Culpepper, 21, M, GA
    William Culpepper, 19, M, GA
    Mary Culpepper, 16, F, GA
    Jane Culpepper, 13, F, GA
    John Culpepper, 12, M, GA
    Gardner Culpepper, 9, M, GA
    Sarah E. Culpepper, 7, F, GA
    Elisha P. Culpepper, 2, M, GA.
  5. Georgia Division United Daughters of the Confederacy, Roster of Confederate Graves, GA: UDC-GA, 1995.
    William H. Culpepper, Co. C, 3rd GA Cav., no dates.
  6. William Culpepper and Ellen N. Biggs on 22 Dec 1868 in Talbot Co., GA.
  7. USGenWeb Archives.
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/copyright.htm
    http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/talbot/cemeteries/culpepper.txt
    Elisha Culpepper Family Cemetery, Talbot Co., GA
    + W. B. Culpepper, 17 Feb 1870 - 13 Oct 1935.
  8. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 122B, Family 1275, Talbotton PO, O'Neills District, Talbot Co., GA
    William H. Culpepper, 29, M, Farmer, $---/$150, GA
    Ella Culpepper, 22, F, GA
    William Culpepper, 5/12, M, GA.
  9. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 20, Page 17B, Valdosta District, Lowndes Co., GA
    Boarder in HH of Mary A. and L. A. Converse (who are sisters of each other)
    J. E. Culpepper, Boarder, Apr 1872, 28, S, GA/GA/GA, Salesman.
  10. Charles W. Adams, compiler, Survey of Lowndes Co., GA Cemeteries, 1825-1987, Valdosta, GA: Colson Print., 1988, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Book: 975.8864 V3a.
    Sunset Hill Cemetery, Valdosta, Lowndes Co., GA
    + Joseph Elisha Culpepper, 9 Apr 1872 – 13 Feb 1946
    + Emily Evans Jeter Culpepper, 21 Mar 1882 – 21 Dec 1939.
  11. USGenWeb Archives.
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/copyright.htm
    http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/talbot/cemeteries/culpepper.txt
    Elisha Culpepper Family Cemetery, Talbot Co., GA
    + Walter S. Culpepper, 4 Jan 1875 - 21 Sep 1956
    + Sarah R. Culpepper, 22 Apr 1879 - 17 Jul 1963.
  12. Lynda Lee Bryan, There Was a Land, A story of Talbot County, Georgia and its People, Robert H. Jordon.
    p. 323.
  13. USGenWeb Archives.
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/copyright.htm
    http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/talbot/cemeteries/culpepper.txt
    Elisha Culpepper Family Cemetery, Talbot Co., GA
    + Arthur Culpepper, 27 Jul 1877 - 22 Aug 1878.
  14. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 230A, ED 120, District 894, Talbot Co., GA
    William Culpepper, Self, M, M, 39, Farmer, GA/GA/GA
    Ellen Culpepper, Wife, F, M, 33, Keeping House, GA/GA/GA
    Willie Culpepper, Son, M, S, 10, At School, GA/GA/GA
    Joseph Culpepper, Son, M, S, 8, GA/GA/GA
    Walter Culpepper, Son, M, S, 5, GA/GA/GA
    Lovie Culpepper, Dau, F, S, 3, GA/GA/GA
    Retta Daniel, Other, F, Wid, Black, 50, Servant, GA/GA/GA
    Charles Younge, Other, M, S, B, 25, Servant, GA/GA/GA.
  15. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 59, Page 111B-112A (5-6), Family 82, District 894 O'neil, Talbot Co., GA
    William Culpepper, Head, M, Jul 1852, 47, Md 31 yrs, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    Ellen Culpepper, Wife, F, Aug 1847, 52, Md 31 yrs, ch 9/6, GA/VA/GA
    William Culpepper, Son, M, Feb 1870, 30, S, GA/GA/GA
    Lovie Culpepper, Dau, F, Dec 1878, 21, S, GA/GA/GA
    James Culpepper, Son, M, Nov 1882, 17, S, GA/GA/GA
    Clifford Culpepper, Son, M, Nov 1892, 7, S, GA/GA/GA.
  16. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm
  17. Virgil D. White, compiler, Index to Georgia Civil War Confederate Pension Files, Waynesboro, TN: The National Historical Publishing Company, 1996.
    Pages 261-262: William H. Culpepper, served in Company C, 3rd GA Cavalry, he lived Talbot County, GA
    William H. Culpepper, served in 3rd GA Cavalry, witness for Josephine Chapman Allen widow of Talbot County, GA whose claim is shown on film as Mrs. W. T. Allen
    William H. Culpepper, served in Company C, 3rd GA Cavalry, witness for Susie A. Carter, widow, of Talbot Co
    William H. Culpepper, served in Company C, 3rd GA Cavalry, witness for R. Leonard of Talbot County, GA
    William H. Culpepper, served in Company C, 3rd GA Cavalry, witness for John D. Lowe of Talbot County, GA
    William H. Culpepper, served in Company C, 3rd GA Cavalry, witness for Joseph I. Lucas of Talbot County, GA
    William H. Culpepper, served in Company C, 3rd GA Cavalry, witness for Marietta Lucas widow of Talbot Co
    William H. Culpepper, served in Company C, 3rd GA Cavalry, witness for Sallie McClung widow of Talbot Co
    William H. Culpepper, served in Company C, 3rd GA Cavalry, witness for Wesley B. Culpepper of Webster County, GA
    William H. Culpepper, served in Company C, 3rd GA Cavalry, witness for George W. Stallings of Sumter Co
    William H. Culpepper, served in Company K, 27th GA, witness for Sarah Ann Hall Carlilse widow of Talbot County, GA
    William H. Culpepper, served in Company C, 30th GA Cavalry, witness for Joseph T. Adams of Talbot County, GA
    William H. Culpepper, served in Company C, 3rd GA Cavalry, see Ellen N. Culpepper, widow, of Talbot County, GA.
  18. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 128, Page 113a, Family 84, Gen.com img 13, Talbotton Rd, O'Neals District, Talbot Co., GA
    William Culpepper, Head, M, 69, Md1-42 yrs, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    Ellen N. Culpepper, Wife, F, 62, Md1-42 yrs, ch 8/6, GA/VA/GA
    Lovie D. Culpepper, Dau, F, 31, Sng, GA/GA/GA
    Clifford Culpepper, Son, M, 17, Md1-1 yr, GA/GA/GA
    Lucile A. Culpepper, Dau-in-law, F, 15, Md1-1 yr, GA/GA/GA.
  19. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 129, Page 11A, Lines 1-3, O'Neals District, Talbot Co., GA
    William Culpepper, Head, M, 78, Md, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    Ellen N. Culpepper, Wife, F, 72, Md, GA/VA/GA
    Lovie D. Culpepper, Dau, F, 41, Sng, GA/GA/GA.
  20. Roster of Confederate Graves, Atlanta, GA: United Daughters of the Confederacy, Georgia Division, circa 1995.
    p.4-224.
  21. USGenWeb Archives.
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/copyright.htm
    http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/talbot/cemeteries/culpepper.txt
    Elisha Culpepper Family Cemetery, Talbot Co., GA
    + William H. Culpepper, (No Dates), Co C 3 GA C.S.A.
    + Ellen N. Biggs Culpepper, 11 Apr 1847 - 5 Oct 1926.
  22. Talbotton New Era, July 1925.