Samuel Houston Culpepper1

Male, #9531, (Jun 1836 - 20 Dec 1895)
Father*Sampson Rose Culpepper of Warren Co., GA (4 Mar 1807 - 15 May 1880)
Mother*Sarah A. Hall (30 Aug 1816 - 8 Aug 1897)
DNA* To help confirm Samuel Houston Culpepper's descent from Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, we are seeking a male Culpepper descendant of Samuel's to participate in our free DNA testing project. For more information, go to: http://gen.culpepper.com/dna
Birth*Jun 1836 Samuel was born at Warren Co., Georgia, in Jun 1836. 
1840 Census1 Jun 1840 Samuel was probably a free white male, under 5 years old, in Sampson Rose Culpepper of Warren Co., GA's household, on the 1840 Census at Warren Co., Georgia.2 
1850 Census1 Jun 1850 Sarah, Samuel, Martha, Sarah, Frances, Louisa and Nathaniel was listed as a household member (Samuel H. Culpepper, 14, M, W, GA) living with Sampson Rose Culpepper of Warren Co., GA on the 1850 Census at Warren Co., Georgia.3 
Marriage*circa 1858 He married Sallie E. Skinner circa 1858. 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 Sarah, Samuel, Sarah, Frances, Louisa, Nathaniel and Alexander was listed as a household member (Samuel Culpepper, 24, M, GA) living with Sampson Rose Culpepper of Warren Co., GA in the 1860 Census at Warrenton, Warren Co., Georgia.4 
Civil War*between 1861 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1861 and 1865

     Samuel H. Culpepper, Warren Co, GA, Enlisted on 11 May 1861 as a Private and mustered into Co. D, GA 5th Infantry, He was Surrendered on 26 Apr 1865 at Greensboro, NC.5 
Marriage*11 Apr 1861 He married Susan A. Clark at Warren Co., Georgia, on 11 Apr 1861 at age 24. 
Birth of Soncirca 1864 His son Samuel L. Culpepper was born circa 1864 at Warren Co., Georgia
Birth of Son22 Feb 1866 His son Thomas Henry Culpepper was born on 22 Feb 1866 at Warren Co., Georgia.6 
Birth of Son21 Aug 1868 His son Sampson Edward Culpepper was born on 21 Aug 1868 at Warren Co., Georgia.7 
1870 Census*1 Jun 1870 Samuel was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Warrenton, Warren Co., Georgia.8 
Birth of Soncirca 1874 His son Edward Culpepper was born circa 1874 at Georgia
Death of Father15 May 1880 His father Sampson Rose Culpepper of Warren Co., GA died on 15 May 1880 at Warren Co., Georgia.9 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 Samuel was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Jefferson Co., Georgia.10 
Marriage*6 Nov 1883 He married Lottie E. Skinner at Richmond Co., Georgia, on 6 Nov 1883 at age 47.11 
Death*20 Dec 1895 He died at Warren Co., Georgia, on 20 Dec 1895 at age 59. 
Biography* Obituary:
Bro. S.H. Culpepper was suddenly called up on Dec. 20, 1895. Apparently well, was standing and talking with his wife a few minutes before his death. Born June 1836; baptized into the fellowship of Long Creek, Warren County, August 1853, by Rev. Radford Gunn; letter to Duharts, August 1873. Md. Miss Susan Clarke, Miss Sallie F. Skinner. Survivors: Wife, 2 sons, 2 daus.12 

Family 1

Susan A. Clark (circa 1840 - before 1880)
Marriage*11 Apr 1861 He married Susan A. Clark at Warren Co., Georgia, on 11 Apr 1861 at age 24. 
Children

Family 2

Sallie E. Skinner (say 1838 - before 1861)
Marriage*circa 1858 He married Sallie E. Skinner circa 1858. 
Child

Family 3

Lottie E. Skinner (say 1846 - )
Marriage*6 Nov 1883 He married Lottie E. Skinner at Richmond Co., Georgia, on 6 Nov 1883 at age 47.11 
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. E-mail written 2001 to Lew Griffin from George L. Loftin.
  2. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 181, Torences District, Warren Co., GA
    Sampson Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 1 M30-40, 1 F0-5, 1 F20-30.
  3. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Sampson R. Culpepper, 43, M, GA, Farmer, $2,000
    Sarah A. Culpepper, 34, F, GA
    Samuel H. Culpepper, 14, M, GA
    Martha A. E. Culpepper, 11, F, GA
    Sarah I. N. Culpepper, 9, F, GA
    Frances A. Culpepper, 8, F, GA
    Louisa L. Culpepper, 6, F, GA
    Macon W. Culpepper, 11/12, M, GA
    Nathaniel M. Dozier, 20, M, School Teacher.
  4. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 103 (Ancestry.com image #103), Warrenton District, Warren Co., GA
    S. R. Culpepper, 53, M, GA, Farmer, $4,400/$20,637
    Sarah Culpepper, 43, F, GA
    Samuel Culpepper, 24, M, GA, Farm Laborer, $-/$1500
    Sarah Culpepper, 19, F, GA
    Fannie Culpepper, 18, F, GA
    Louisa Culpepper, 16, F, GA
    Nathan Culpepper, 10, M, GA
    Alexander Culpepper, 8, M, GA.
  5. Lillian Henderson (transcription by Fred Gleaton), compiler, Roster of Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, Americus, GA: Lake Blackshear Regional Libray, 1964.
  6. USGenWeb Archives.
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/copyright.htm
    http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/jefferson/cemeteries/wrenscem.txt
    Wrens (City) Cemetery, Jefferson Co., GA (Transcribed by Vicie Robinson, 1979)
    Thomas H. Culpepper, Feb. 22, 1866 - May 11, 1928
    Susie M. Culpepper, Oct. 5, 1860 - Sept. 17, 1947
    Sampson M. Culpepper, Mar. 30, 1895 - Feb. 6, 1928
    Bessie L. Culpepper, June 26, 1893 - Nov. 26, 1965.
  7. Carolyn White Williams, History of Jones County, Georgia, for one hundred years, specifically 1807-1907, Macon, GA: J.W. Burke Co., 1957.
  8. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 101, Warrenton, Warren Co., GA
    Hanse Culpepper, 34, M, GA
    Susan A. Culpepper, 27, F, GA
    Samuel L. Culpepper, 6, M, GA
    Thomas H. Culpepper, 4, M, GA
    Sampson E. Culpepper, 3, M, GA
    Lily Culpepper, 11 m, F, GA.
  9. Mortality Schedule to 1880 Census, Warren Co., GA:
    Sampson Culpepper, 73, M, White, Md, NC/NC/NC, Farmer, died May 1880 from Paralysis.
  10. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 150A, District 76, Jefferson Co., GA
    S. H. Culpepper, Self, M, W, W, 37, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    Fannie Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 9, GA/GA/GA, Housekeeper
    Tomie Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 7, GA/GA/GA, --
    Eddy Culpepper, Son, M, S, W, 6, GA/GA/GA, --.
  11. Richmond County Court of the Ordinary, Richmond Co., GA Marriages, 1806-1901, Books A-X, Salt Lake City, UT: Genealogical Society of Utah, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call # Films # 158,602 - 158,611. S. H. Culpepper and Lottie E. Skinner on 6 Nov 1883 in Richmond Co., GA, Book M-234.
  12. E-mail written 2003-2007 to Warren L. Culpepper from Judith Richbourg "Judy" Jolly (#57835), Pensacola, FL, e-mail address.
    Christian Index, May 14, 1896, Page 6, Column 4. Copy found on film and transcribed by Judy Jolly on 15 Jun 1999 at the Georgia Department of Archives and History in Atlanta.