Mary J. Culpepper

Female, #11370, (circa 1804 - 5 Oct 1870)
Father*Mason Culpepper (15 Aug 1778 - b 13 Feb 1826)
Mother*Sarah McCoy (s 1782 - c Jan 1826)
Birth*circa 1804 Mary was born circa 1804. 
1810 Census6 Aug 1810 Mary was probably a free white female under 10 years of age, in Mason Culpepper's household on the 1810 Census at Camden Co., North Carolina. Enumerated in census but not otherwise identified is 1 F 0-10..1 
1820 Census7 Aug 1820 Mary was probably a free white female, age 10 and under 16, in Mason Culpepper's household, on the 1820 Census at Camden Co., North Carolina. Enumerated in the census but otherwise not identified are 1 M16-18, 4 M16-26, 3 F0-10, 1 F10-16, and 11 slaves.2 
Married Namesay 1823  As of say 1823, her married name was Hickman. 
Marriage*say 1823 She married (?) Hickman say 1823. 
Deed2 Aug 1823 She was granted a deed by Rev. Peter Culpepper of Camden Co., NC, witnessed by Peter O'Kelly Culpepper on 2 Aug 1823 at Currituck Co., North Carolina,

Book 16, p. 270, Currituck Co., NC: 2 Aug 1823. Peter Culpepper of Camden Co., to Mary J. Hickman of Norfolk Co., VA, his granddaughter, 50 acres for love and affection. Witnesses: Peter O’K. Culpepper and Wilson Bright.3 
Death of Mothercirca Jan 1826 Her mother Sarah McCoy died circa Jan 1826. 
Death*5 Oct 1870 She died at Pleasant Grove District, Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 5 Oct 1870.4 
Biography* 2 Aug 1823 -- Peter Culpepper of Camden County to Mary J. Hickman of Norfolk County, VA, his granddaughter, 50 acres for love and affection. Witnesses: Peter OK. Culpepper, Wilson Bright.
(Currituck Co. NC. Deed Bk 16, p. 270)
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Of Peter's sons, only Mason was old enough to have been Mary's father.
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It is also possible that Mary was the daughter of Peter's daughter Elizabeth, and a Mr. Hickman. In other words, Hickman could have been her maiden name. 

Family

(?) Hickman (say 1821 - )
Marriage*say 1823 She married (?) Hickman say 1823. 
ChartsHenry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited17 Oct 2007

Citations

  1. 1810 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 162, Ancestry.com Image 21, Unknown Township, Camden Co., NC
    M. (Mason) Culpepper, 1 M26-45, 2 F0-10, 1 F26-45, 1 Free, 2 Slaves.
  2. 1820 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 24, Genealogy.com Image 21, Unknown Township, Camden Co., NC
    Mason Culpepper, 1 M0-10, 1 M16-18, 4 M16-26, 1 M26-45, 3 F0-10, 2 F10-16, 1 F26-45, 11 slaves.
  3. Lew Griffin, compiler, Currituck Co., NC Deed Abstracts, 1784-1869, Currituck County NC: Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, 2000, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. Microfilm Vols 3-30.
  4. Norfolk Co. VA Death records.