Lemuel B. Culpepper1

Male, #9729, (circa 1834 - )
Father*Benjamin Culpepper (c 1795 - bt 1860 - 1870)
Mother*Sarah Daniel (c 1796 - a 1880)
Extinct Surname?* The family branch headed by Lemuel B. Culpepper is believed to have no living male descendants with the Culpepper surname. If you know otherwise, please contact Lew Griffin using the link at the bottom of this page. 
Birth*circa 1834 Lemuel was born at Alabama circa 1834. 
1840 Census1 Jun 1840 Lemuel was probably a free white male, age 5 and under 10,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.)2 
Civil War*between 1861 and 1864 He served in the War Between the States between 1861 and 1864

     L. B. Culpepper Service Record. Co. E, 3rd LA Infantry. Entered as Private and promoted to Sergeant. Appears on Muster Roll dated 17 May 1861; enlisted 17 May 1861, New Orleans, LA by Lt. C.N. Phifer, CSA for 12 months/one year. Present May 17 to June 30, 1861; Present July & Aug 1861; Absent Sept & Oct 1861 sick at Camp Jackson; Present Nov & Dec 1861; Absent May & June 1862 sick, appointed 2 Sergeant 8 May 1862; Absent July & Aug 1862 sick; Present Sept & Oct 1862; Present Nov & Dec 1862; Present Jan & Feb 1863; Appears on roll of prisoners paroled at Vicksburg, MS 4 July 1863; signed the Oath of Allegiance 7 July 1863; Appears on list of officers and men of the 3rd Regt. LA Infantry who have reported in camp for exchange before 1 April 1864 at Headquarters Allen's Brigade 29 Mar 1864.3 
Marriage*16 Mar 1871 He married Medora B. Keller at Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, on 16 Mar 1871.4 
Birth of Son29 Jun 1879 His son Benjamin Franklin Culpepper was born on 29 Jun 1879 at Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana.5 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 Lemuel was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Evergreen, Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana.6 
Birth of SonAug 1892 His son Russell A. Culpepper was born in Aug 1892 at Verda, Grant Parish, Louisiana
1900 Census*1900 Lemuel was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Webster Parish, Louisiana.7 

Family

Medora B. Keller (1852 - )
Marriage*16 Mar 1871 He married Medora B. Keller at Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, on 16 Mar 1871.4 
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. E-mail written 1995-2015 to Culpepper Connections from Linda Jones Cushing (#57676), 525 Summitbluff Dr, Greenville, SC, e-mail address.
  2. 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.
  3. E-mail written 1995-2015 to Culpepper Connections from Linda Jones Cushing (#57676), 525 Summitbluff Dr, Greenville, SC, e-mail address.
    Copied from Microfilm 320 Roll 112.
  4. Lemuel Culpepper and Medosa Keller, 16 Mar 1871, Avoyelles Parish, LA
    by Fred White, M. G., witnesses: L. H. Smyth, W. A. Sims, and P. W. O'Neal (Book C, p. 342).
  5. 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
    Benjamin Franklin Culpepper, 1418 Prairie Ave., Houston, Harris Co., Texas, age 39, born 29 Jun 1879, Caucasian, Self employed as a general contractor/builder at 1418 Prairie Ave., Houston, Harris Co., TX, Nearest relative: Laura Cornelia Culpepper, 1418 Prairie Ave., Houston, Harris Co., Texas, Medium height, Medium build, Gray eyes, Black hair, No disabilities. Registered 12 Sep 1918 at Houston, Harris Co., Texas.
  6. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 491A, Evergreen City, Avoyelles Parish, LA
    Lemuel B. Culpepper, Self, M, M, W, 45, AL/AL/AL, House Carpenter
    Medora B. Culpepper, Wife, F, M, W, 28, LA/LA/LA
    Lorina Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 8, LA/LA/LA
    Dellah Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 6, LA/LA/LA
    Ada May Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 2, LA/LA/LA
    Benjamine Culpepper, Other, M, S, W, 11M, LA/LA/LA.
  7. ED 108, sheet 7, ward 3.