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Any names below in red have not been matched with a person in the Culpepper family tree. If you can identify any of them, please let us know.

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Patents issued to Culpeppers in Maryland prior to1800


Elizabeth Culpeper 1, patent dated 1663. She might be one of the following:
#8770, sister of John of Harbledown, or
#8884, Elizabeth Steed, widow of Cheney, 4th Lord, or
#8662, daughter of Rev. Henry Culpeper, and sister of Henry of St. Michaels, Cornhill, or
#62427, daughter of Cheney, 4th Lord
#36058, Elizabeth Greene, wife of Henry the progenitor


Michael Culpeper 2, patent dated 1696 (#857)


John Culpeper 2, patent dated 1750 (#860)

1   Skordas, Gust, editor. The Early Settlers of Maryland: an Index to Names of Immigrants, Compiled from Records of Land Patents, 1633-1680, in the Hall of Records, Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1968. 525p. Repr. 1986. p. 118.

2  Settlers Of Maryland 1679 - 1783. Consolidated Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 2002, page 160

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Old Court Records

Provincial Court Land Records, 1737-1744

Maryland Archives, Volume 699, Page 2 (online)

A schedule of sundry debtors names with the sum which they owe to Richard Hill who hereby assigns them to Samuel Preston Moore and empowers Him to receive them to his proper use


John Culpepper, £6 Gold (#860)

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Military Service

American Revolution (1777)

Maryland Archives, Volume 18, Page 607 (online)

Pay Roll of Capt. Robert Conway's Crew of Sailors on Board the Sloop Molly belonging to the State of Maryland, until the 15th June, 1777:


William Culpepper, Carpr., Time of Entry, April 24

War of 1812-1814


John Culpepper, Maryland Militia 31st Regiment (Hodgkin's and Taney's) (#35)


Thomas Culpepper, Maryland Militia 31st Regiment (Hodgkin's and Taney's) (#48217)

The Culpeppers listed above are reported to mustered into the armed forces between 1812 and 1815. Not all of them may have actually fought in the 1812 War.

Source: Unless otherwise indicated, the entries are all from an on-line database at

War of 1812 Service Records. (database on-line) Provo, UT:, 1999-. Original data: National Archives and Records Administration. Index to the Compiled Military Service Records for the Volunteer Soldiers Who Served During the War of 1812 M602, 234 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration.

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Census Records

No Culpeppers found in any Maryland censuses prior to 1800.

Calvert Co., MD - 1800


Image 351, roll M32_9, page 416, Christ Church Parish, Calvert Co., MD
John Culpepper, 1M16-25 (b 1775-1784), 1 other free person, 10 slaves (#35)

Calvert Co., MD - 1810


Image 7, roll M252_15, page 518, Unknown Township, Calvert Co., MD
Margaret Culpepper, 1M0-9, 1M10-15, 1M26-44, 2F0-9, 1F16-25, 1F26-44, 1 oth, 2 slaves (#48216)

bullet Image 6, roll M252_15, page 517, Unknown Township, Calvert Co., MD
Thomas Culpepper, 1M0-9, 1M26-44, 1F0-9, 1F16-25, 1F26-44, 1 oth, 3 slaves (#48217)

Calvert Co., MD - 1820

bulletED 1, image 49, roll M33_40, page 46, Calvert Co., MD
Thomas Culpepper, 1M10-15, 1M26-44 (born 1776-1794), 1F26-44; Slaves: 1M14-25

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1830 - 1870 Censuses

bulletNo Culpeppers found in any Maryland censuses during 1830 - 1850.
bullet1860 and 1870 not yet searched

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Dorchester Co., MD - 1880

bulletPage 184B, Church Creek, Dorchester Co., MD
Fannie Culpepper, Self, F, M, W, 39, MD/MD/MD, Keeping House (
Carolton Culpepper
, Son, M, S, W, 12, MD/VA/MD, At School
Hattie Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 9, MD/VA/MD, At School
Bessie Culpepper, Dau, F, S, W, 6, MD/VA/MD

Dorchester Co., MD - 1900

bulletMicrofilm T263_621, book 2, page 208 (20 Jun 1900), Church Creek District, Dorchester Co., MD
Mary F. Culpepper, W, F, Aug 1840, 59, Wd, ch 4/3, MD/MD/MD, Boardinghouse (#43113)

Carlton Culpepper, W, M, Nov 1866, 33, S, MD/VA/MD
Bessie Culpepper, W, F, May 1866, 24, S, MD/VA/MD

Baltimore City (Ind.), MD - 1920

bullet109 Pleasant St, Baltimore, Roll T625_658, page 17A, ED 49, image 884 (17 & 19 Jan 1920)
Charles Culpepper, Lodger, M, W, 52 (born circa 1867), S, VA/VA/VA, Real estate agent

Hartford Co., MD - 1930

bulletED 13-19, Sheet #16-B, District 5, Harford Co., MD      
Rent=$25, Radio=Yes, Farm=No
Leonard R. Culpepper, Head, M, 33, M, md@28, LA/LA/LA, Electrician, Sus Power Co., Vet=No (#4439)
Eunice* M. Culpepper, Wife, F, 25, M, md@20, LA/LA/LA
*Indexed as “Eunie”

Transcription from images by Dorothy Roberts

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Point Lookout Confederate Cemetery
Point Lookout, St. Mary's County, Maryland

M. W. Culpepper, served in the Infantry of the CSA, buried in Point Lookout Confederate Cemetery, Section 1, Site 1 (#643)

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If you have a photograph or more information on any of these, please send it to us! In particular, we'd like to know which Culpepper a place may have been named for. See Sending Us Information.

bulletCulpepper Court, Severn, Anne Arundel Co, MD
bulletCulpeper Road, Abingdon, Harford Co, MD

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Last Revised: 02 Jan 2015

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