George Washington Culpepper

Male, #183, (circa 1798 - 16 Jun 1866)
Father*Robert Culpepper (c 1775 - bt 1817 - 1818)
Mother*Elizabeth Bracket (c 1775 - b 1822)
DNA* George has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Thomas Culpepper, who is a son of Henry Culpepper, Jr. and grandson Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Birth*circa 1798 George was born at Norfolk Co., Virginia, circa 1798. 
1810 Census6 Aug 1810 George was probably a free white male, age 10 and under 16, in Robert Culpepper's household on the 1810 Census at Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., Virginia. Enumerated in census but otherwise not identified is 1 F0-10..1 
Marriage*19 Dec 1820 He married Sarah Browne at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 19 Dec 1820. 
Birth of Soncirca 1829 His son George Washington Culpepper Jr. was born circa 1829 at Norfolk Co., Virginia
1830 Census*1 Jun 1830 George was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census at Norfolk Co., Virginia. Enumerated in the census but otherwise not identified are 1 M0-5, 1 F10-15, and 1 slave..2 
Birth of Soncirca 1832 His son Harvey Turner Culpepper was born circa 1832 at Norfolk Co., Virginia
1840 Census*1 Jun 1840 George was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census on 1 Jun 1840 at Norfolk Co., Virginia.
(Enumerated in the census but otherwise unaccounted for is 1 F0-5.).3 
Birth of Son6 Feb 1847 His son Leroy Norman Culpepper was born on 6 Feb 1847 at Deep Creek District, Norfolk Co., Virginia
Tax List*1850 He was listed in a tax list at Deep Creek, Portsmouth Parish, Norfolk Co., Virginia, in 1850.4 
Marriage*7 Mar 1850 He married Rebecca Wallace at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 7 Mar 1850.5 
Birth of Soncirca 1851 His son Richard Thomas Culpepper was born circa 1851 at Deep Creek District, Norfolk Co., Virginia
Birth of Son27 Sep 1853 His son Frederick Sylvester Culpepper was born on 27 Sep 1853 at Deep Creek District, Norfolk Co., Virginia.6,7 
Birth of Son8 Jul 1856 His son Henry Francis Culpepper was born on 8 Jul 1856 at Deep Creek District, Norfolk Co., Virginia.6 
Death of Son16 Aug 1856 His son Henry Francis Culpepper died on 16 Aug 1856 at Deep Creek District, Norfolk Co., Virginia.6 
Death of Son8 Dec 1856 His son Frederick Sylvester Culpepper died on 8 Dec 1856 at Deep Creek District, Norfolk Co., Virginia.6 
1860 Census*1 Jun 1860 George was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Portsmouth (city), Virginia.8 
Death*16 Jun 1866 He died at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 16 Jun 1866.9 
Probate*21 Jan 1867 Probate action was taken on George's estate on 21 Jan 1867 at Norfolk Co., Virginia
Biography* 4 May 1826 -- Deed Bk 54, p 450. Mordecai Cooke and wife Margaret to George Culpepper for $200, 75 acres near Deep Creek on Brown's Run adj. Bartlett Brown, James Brown, William Hodges, Jonathan Martin, John Culpepper, John Richardson, James Brown, and William Culpepper. 21 Oct 1830 -- Deed Bk 56, p 201. James Culpepper to George Culpepper for $100, 30 acres on the east side of the river on Deep Creek. Wit: John K. New, James Brown, and J. Cherry. 24 Jan 1831 -- Deed Bk 56, p 292. Thomas and Abel Brown to George Culpepper for $45, 5 acres adj. James Brown. Wit: James Carr, Felix Feate, and James Culpepper. 10 Feb 1832 -- Deed Bk 57, p 155. Silas Cherry and wife Margaret, George Culpepper and wife Sally, William Culpepper and wife Judah, Nancy Culpepper, and James Culpepper, all to Thomas Culpepper for $150, 40 acres "formerly the land of Thomas Culpepper now dead," on the old road from Portsmouth to the canal. 19 Sep 1834 -- Deed Bk 60, p 315. James Brown to George Culpepper for $50, 75 acres adj. George Culpepper and others. Wit: James W. Evans, George Brown. 

Family 1

Sarah Browne (circa 1800 - before 1850)
Marriage*19 Dec 1820 He married Sarah Browne at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 19 Dec 1820. 
Children

Family 2

Rebecca Wallace (circa 1817 - after 1880)
Marriage*7 Mar 1850 He married Rebecca Wallace at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 7 Mar 1850.5 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Henry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited30 Oct 2012

Citations

  1. 1810 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 138, Genealogy.com Page 266/Image 12, Portsmouth, Norfolk Co., VA
    Jeremiah Culpepper, 2 M10-16, 3 M16-26, 1 M45+, 1 F10-16, 1 F16-26, 1 F26-45, 1 F45+
    Robert Culpepper, 1 M0-10, 1 M10-16, 1 M26-45, 2 F0-10, 1 F10-16, 1 F26-45.
  2. 1830 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 308, Ancestry.com Images 3-4, Unknown Township, Norfolk Co., VA
    George Culpepper, 2 M0-5, 1 M30-40, 1 F5-10, 1 F10-15, 1 F20-30, 1 slave
    John Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 2 M20-30, 1 M60-70, 1 F15-20, 1 F20-30, 1 F50-60, 0 slaves
    Thomas Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 1 M20-30, 1 F0-5, 1 F5-10, 1 F20-30, 0 slaves.
  3. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 168, Ancestry.com Images 8-9, Unk Twp, Norfolk Co., VA
    George Culpepper, 1 M5-10, 1 M10-15, 1 M40-50, 2 F0-5, 1 F15-20, 1 F30-40, 0 slaves
    Stephen Culpepper, 1 M20-30, 1 F15-20, 1 slave
    William Culpepper, 1 M 5-10; 2 M10-15, 1 M30-40, 2 F0-5, 1 F30-40, 0 slaves.
  4. Transcribed by Lew Griffin from Film, Norfolk County Virginia Personal Property Tax Rolls, Salt Lake City, UT: Gnealogical Society of Utah , Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. 1,870,174#2 & 1,905,762#2.
    Portsmouth Parish: George Culpepper, Deep Creek, two males, two horses.
  5. George Culpepper and Rebecca Wallace married in Norfolk Co., VA, on 7 Mar 1850, daughter of Willis Wallace.
  6. E-mail written 2000 - 2013 to Culpepper Connections from Kimberly Ann Culpepper Dezern (#1095), Chesapeake, VA, e-mail address (Jul 2013).
    from Merrell family Bible in her possession.
  7. Emily L. Walker, compiler, Norfolk County VA Birth & Death Register (Births 1853-1860 & 1864-1874; Deaths 1853-1860 & 1864-1870), Norfolk, VA: E. L. Walker, 1997.
    p. 1.
  8. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 32, Family 244, Portsmouth, Norfolk County, VA
    George Culpepper, Sr., 61, M, Wh, Farmer, RE=$800, PE=$800, VA
    Rebecca Culpepper, 43, F, Wh, His wife-none, VA
    LeRoy Culpepper, 16, M, Wh, VA
    Richard Culpepper, 8, F, Wh, VA
    Mary Culpepper, 16, F, Wh, VA
    Wm Taylor, 20, M, Wh, Farm Laborer, RE=$200, VA.
  9. E-mail written 2000 - 2013 to Culpepper Connections from Kimberly Ann Culpepper Dezern (#1095), Chesapeake, VA, e-mail address (Jul 2013).