Joel Culpepper

Male, #2258, (1 Apr 1802 - 1875)
Father*Malachi Culpepper of Coweta Co., GA (c 1761 - 1 Mar 1837)
Mother*Elizabeth (?) (c 1764 - 6 Mar 1837)
DNA* To help confirm Joel Culpepper's descent from Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, we are seeking a male Culpepper descendant of Joel's to participate in our free DNA testing project. For more information, go to: http://gen.culpepper.com/dna
Birth*1 Apr 1802 Joel was born at Georgia on 1 Apr 1802.1 
1820 Census7 Aug 1820 Joel was probably a free white male, age 16 and under 26, in Malachi Culpepper of Coweta Co., GA's household, on the 1820 Census at Morgan Co., Georgia. Unaccounted for are 1 Female 10-16 and 1 Female 26-45..2 
Land Lottery*1821 He had a fortunate draw in the land lottery in 1821 at Talbots District, Morgan Co., Georgia,
lot 12-7 in Monroe Co., GA.3 
Marriage*circa 1821 He married Elizabeth Whittaker at Morgan Co., Georgia, circa 1821. 
Tax roll*between 1822 and 1824 Joel registered to pay taxes.4 
Birth of Son19 Sep 1826 His son Hudson W. Culpepper was born on 19 Sep 1826 at Georgia
Land Lottery1832 He had a fortunate draw in the land lottery in 1832 at Coweta Co., Georgia,
lot 734/21/3 in what became Paulding Co., GA.5 
Birth of Son4 Jul 1832 His son Joel Adams Culpepper was born on 4 Jul 1832 at Coweta Co., Georgia.6 
Birth of Son17 May 1835 His son John F. Culpepper was born on 17 May 1835 at Coweta Co., Georgia.7 
Death of Father1 Mar 1837 His father Malachi Culpepper of Coweta Co., GA died on 1 Mar 1837 at Coweta Co., Georgia
Death of Mother6 Mar 1837 His mother Elizabeth (?) died on 6 Mar 1837 at Coweta Co., Georgia
1840 Census*1 Jun 1840 Joel was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census on 1 Jun 1840 at Coweta Co., Georgia.8 
1850 Census*1 Jun 1850 Joel was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Carroll Co., Georgia.9 
Death of Son1855 His son Hudson W. Culpepper died in 1855 at Coweta Co., Georgia
1860 Census*1 Jun 1860 Joel was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Rotherwood PO, Carroll Co., Georgia.10 
Death of Spouse20 Aug 1863 His wife Elizabeth Whittaker died on 20 Aug 1863 at Whitesburg, Carroll Co., Georgia.11 
1870 Census*1 Jun 1870 Joel was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Carroll Co., Georgia.12 
Death*1875 He died at Whitesburg, Carroll Co., Georgia, in 1875. 

Family

Elizabeth Whittaker (circa 1800 - 20 Aug 1863)
Marriage*circa 1821 He married Elizabeth Whittaker at Morgan Co., Georgia, circa 1821. 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Joseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited14 Jun 2012

Citations

  1. Southern Historical Association (1895), compiler, Georgia Memoirs (2 volumes), Online database at Ancestry.com, 2003.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7119&offerid=0%3a679%3a0.


  2. 1820 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 370, Morgan Co., GA
    Malakiah Culpepper, 1 M16-26, 1 M45+, 2 F10-16, 1 F26-45, 1 F45+.
  3. Rev. Silas Emmett Lucas Jr., The Fourth or 1821 Land Lottery of Georgia, Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1986, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. 975.8 R2lb.
  4. Joel Culpepper, 1822 Tax List, Morgan Co., GA, 100
    Joel Culpepper, 1824 Tax List, Morgan Co., GA, 90.

  5. Rev. S. Emmett Lucas Jr., The 1832 Gold Lottery of Georgia, Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1988, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. 975.8 R2lb.
    Joel Culpepper, Cravens District, Coweta Co., GA, drew lot 734/21/3 in what became Paulding Co., GA, 1832.
  6. "Culpepper Cemetery in Carroll Co., Georgia", The Georgia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 14, Number 3, Fall Issue 1978.
    Flat slab at ground level:
    Joel A. Culpepper / July 4, 1832 / Mar. 28, 1904.
  7. "Culpepper Cemetery in Carroll Co., Georgia", The Georgia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 14, Number 3, Fall Issue 1978.
    Ten-foot-tall square marker, "Culpepper" on base, sides three and four uninscribed:
    Side 1 -- John F. Culpepper / Born May 17, 1835 / Departed this life Aug. 16, 1902 in his 68th year / We'll join him in that heavenly land, no more to take the parting hand. Elizabeth E. Culpepper, Vela A. Culpepper
    Side 2 -- "Branan" on base:
    + Little Mary, infant dau. of J. F. & E. E. Culpepper, Born Sept. 21, 1865, Died Sept. 21, 1865
    + William H. , son of J. F. & E. E. Culpepper, Born April 9, 1867, Died Oct. 23, 1868
    + Cornelia dau. of J. F. & E. E. Culpepper, Born July 27, 1860, Died Jul 10 1876
    + Johny (sic) A., infant son of W. C. & L. I. Branan, Born Jan. 28, 1885, Died Jan. 30, 1885
    + Ethel F., dau. of W. C. & L. I. Branan, Born Sept. 6, 1879, Died Oct. 27, 1886
    + Bernie E., Dau. of W. C. & L. I. Branan, Born June 12, 1883, Died Nov. 4, 1886.
  8. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 334, District 4, Coweta Co., GA
    Joel Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 1 M5-10, 1 M10-15, 1 M30-40, 1 F0-5, 1 F5-10, 1 F10-15, 2 F15-20, 1 F30-40.
  9. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 13A (Image 25), 11th Division, Carroll Co., GA
    Joel Culpepper, 48, M, Farmer, $1,000, GA
    Elizabeth Culpepper, 50, F, NC
    Hudson Culpepper, 24, M, GA, Instructor
    Lucinda Culpepper, 15, F, GA
    Joel A. Culpepper, 17, M, GA
    John B. Culpepper, 16, M, GA
    Mary A. Culpepper, 13, F, GA
    Amos R. Bellows, 10, M, AL.
  10. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 522, Rotherwood PO, Carroll Co., GA
    Joel Culpepper, 58, M, Farmer, $1,500/$400, GA
    Elizabeth Culpepper, 60, F, SC.
  11. Brent H. Holcombe, Marriage & Death Notices - Southern Christian Advocate, Vol. II, 1861-1867.
    p 134.
  12. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 239A, Family 1534, Carrollton PO, Carroll Co., GA
    Joel Culpepper, 68, M, Farmer, $---/$1000, GA
    John F. Culpepper, 35, M, Dry Goods Merchant, $5000/$6000, GA
    Hepsay Culpepper, 32, F, GA
    Lucinda Culpepper, 12, F, GA
    Caroline Culpepper, 10, F, GA
    Annie Culpepper, 7, F, GA
    Mary A. Garrison, 25, F, GA.