Robert W. Culpepper

Male, #122, (circa 1814 - 5 Jun 1878)
Father*Lemuel Culpepper (c 1781 - c Oct 1842)
Mother*Mollie Boyd (c 1783 - b 1840)
DNA* Robert has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Lemuel Culpepper of Jasper Co., GA. DNA also shows that Lemuel descends (father unproved) from Robert Culpepper, Jr. of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Birth*circa 1814 Robert was born at Nansemond Co., Virginia, circa 1814.1 
1820 Census7 Aug 1820 Robert was probably a free white male, age under 10, in Lemuel Culpepper's household, on the 1820 Census at Jasper Co., Georgia. Unaccounted for are 1 Female 0-10 and 1 Female 10-16..2 
1830 Census1 Jun 1830 Robert was probably a free white male, age 15 and under 20, in Lemuel Culpepper's household, on the 1830 Census at Jasper Co., Georgia.3 
Indian Wars*1836 He served in one of the Creek and Seminole Indian Wars in 1836
(Indian War Pension Application dated 1894, Louisiana. Served in Captain Roe’s Company, 1st Regiment, Georgia Volunteers, Creek War. Indigent Widow’s Application #5453, Certificate #4021.).4 
Marriage*18 Apr 1838 He married Martha Martin at Jasper Co., Georgia, on 18 Apr 1838.5 
1840 Census*1 Jun 1840 Robert was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census on 1 Jun 1840 at Jasper Co., Georgia.
(Unaccounted for are 1 Female 10-15, and 1 Female 15-20).6 
Birth of Soncirca 1842 His son Stephen Culpepper was born circa 1842 at Jasper Co., Georgia.7 
Death of Fathercirca Oct 1842 His father Lemuel Culpepper died circa Oct 1842 at Jasper Co., Georgia
Birth of Son17 Nov 1844 His son John Culpepper was born on 17 Nov 1844 at Jasper Co., Georgia.8 
Birth of Soncirca 1848 His son Thomas L. Culpepper was born circa 1848 at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana.7 
1850 Census*1 Jun 1850 Robert was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana.7 
Marriage*circa 1854 He married Elizabeth A. Pugh at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, circa 1854. 
Land Grant/Patent*1858 Land was granted to Robert W. Culpepper in 1858 at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana,

120 acres.9 
Land Grant/Patent1859 Land was granted to Robert W. Culpepper in 1859 at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana,

40 acres.10 
1860 Census*1860 Robert was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana
Death*5 Jun 1878 He died at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, on 5 Jun 1878. 
Burial*circa 6 Jun 1878 His body was interred circa 6 Jun 1878 at Colquitt, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana.11 
Researcher*28 Aug 2008 I AM A DESCENDANT OF ROBERT W. CULPEPPER AND HAVE BEEN TRYING TO LOCATE HIS GRAVE. ONLY INFO I HAVE IS IT IS LOCATED IN CLAIBORNE PARISH. IF ANYONE CAN TELL ME THE LOCATION AND HOW TO GET TO THE CEMETERTY, IT WOULD GREATLY BE APPRECIATED. THANKS, RUTH BAILEY.12 

Family 1

Martha Martin (circa 1820 - )
Marriage*18 Apr 1838 He married Martha Martin at Jasper Co., Georgia, on 18 Apr 1838.5 
Children

Family 2

Elizabeth A. Pugh (circa 1820 - )
Marriage*circa 1854 He married Elizabeth A. Pugh at Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, circa 1854. 
Child
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Robert Culpepper Jr. of Lower Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited28 Sep 2011

Citations

  1. 1815 Tax Lists of Virginia; (n.p.: n.pub.).
    p S-7.
  2. 1820 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 172, Jasper Co., GA
    L. Culpepper, 2M0-10, 1M26-45, 1F0-10, 1F10-16, 1F26-45.
  3. 1830 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 365, Unk Twp, Jasper Co., GA
    Lemuel Culpepper, 2 M10-15, 1 M15-20, 1 M50-60, 1 F0-5, 1 F5-10, 1 F20-30, 1 F40-50.
  4. Georgia Pensioners, Volume Two, compiled by Dorothy E. Payne.
  5. Ancestry.com, compiler, Georgia Marriages to 1850, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1997.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/2085a.htm
    Robert Culpepper and Martha Martain on 18 Apr 1838 in Jasper Co., GA.
  6. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 81, Digby's District 377, Jasper Co., GA
    Robert Culpepper, 1 M20-30, 2 F0-5, 1 F10-15, 2 F15-20.
  7. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 110A-B, 22nd Twp, 3rd Ward, Claiborne Parish, LA
    Robert Culpepper, 36, M, Teacher, VA
    Martha Culpepper, 29, F, GA
    Jane Culpepper, 11, F, GA
    Mary L. Culpepper, 10, F, GA
    Stephen Culpepper, 7, M, GA
    John Culpepper, 5, M, GA
    Thomas L. Culpepper, 1, M, GA.
  8. Susie Brown has 17 Nov 1845.
  9. General Land Office Records, compiler, Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records, Online, Bureau of Land Management.
    http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/
    Robert Culpepper, 1858 Claiborne Parish, 0.0000 acres/30674793
    Robert Culpepper, 1858 Claiborne Parish, 119.9400 acres/30675055.
  10. General Land Office Records, compiler, Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records, Online, Bureau of Land Management.
    http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/
    Robert Culpepper, 1859 Claiborne Parish, 39.9800 acres/30792955.
  11. Sole marker in cemetery, says "Robert W. Culpepper, 1878, served i n C. S. A."
  12. E-mail written 28 Aug 2008 to Culpepper Connections from Ruth Bailey (desc/o #134), e-mail address.