Reuben T. Culpepper

Male, #241, (circa 1814 - 19 May 1865)
Father*Thomas Culpepper (c 1770 - 1841)
Mother*Elizabeth Brown (c 1779 - s 1817)
DNA* Reuben has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Robert Culpepper, Jr., who is a son of Robert Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Birth*circa 1814 Reuben was born at Norfolk Co., Virginia, circa 1814. 
Death of Mothersay 1817 His mother Elizabeth Brown died say 1817 at Norfolk Co., Virginia
1820 Census7 Aug 1820 Reuben was probably a free white male, age under 10, in Thomas Culpepper's household, on the 1820 Census at Norfolk Co., Virginia. Enumerated in census but otherwise not identified is 1 M10-16. This census record had only a surname of Culpepper and no given name. It has been assigned to Thomas because of the high degree of match..1 
1830 Census1 Jun 1830 Reuben was probably a free white male, age 10 and under 15, in an unknown person 's household, on the 1830 Census at Julians Creek, Norfolk Co., Virginia. Enumerated in the census but otherwise not identified are 1 F10-15 and 5 slaves..2 
Marriage*19 Jan 1836 He married Sarah Ann Taylor at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 19 Jan 1836. 
Birth of Soncirca 1838 His son Maurice L. Wilson Culpepper was born circa 1838 at Norfolk Co., Virginia
1840 Census*1 Jun 1840 Reuben 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 are 1 F50-60 and 2 slaves.).3 
Birth of Soncirca 1841 His son Franklin J. Culpepper was born circa 1841 at Norfolk Co., Virginia
Death of Father1841 His father Thomas Culpepper died in 1841 at Norfolk Co., Virginia.4 
Birth of SonNov 1845 His son Augustus G. Culpepper was born in Nov 1845 at Norfolk Co., Virginia
Tax List*1850 He was listed in a tax list at Deep Creek, Portsmouth Parish, Norfolk Co., Virginia, in 1850.5 
1860 Census*1 Jun 1860 Reuben was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Portsmouth (city), Virginia.6 
Death*19 May 1865 He died at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 19 May 1865.7 

Family

Sarah Ann Taylor (circa 1810 - after 1880)
Marriage*19 Jan 1836 He married Sarah Ann Taylor at Norfolk Co., Virginia, on 19 Jan 1836. 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Robert Culpepper Jr. of Lower Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited31 May 2012

Citations

  1. 1810 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 117, Genealogy.com page 120/Image 4, Unknown Township, Norfolk Co., VA
    [Thomas] Culpepper, 3 M0-10, 1 M10-16, 1 M26-45, 1 F0-10, 1 F10-16, 1 F26-45, 3 Slaves.
  2. 1830 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 312, Ancestry.com Images 11-12, Julian's Creek, Norfolk Co., VA
    John Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 1 M30-40, 1 F0-5, 1 F20-30, 2 slaves
    Thomas Culpepper, 1 M5-10, 2 M10-15, 1 M15-20, 1 M50-60, 1 F10-15, 1F15-20, 1F40-50, 5 slaves.
  3. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 173, Ancestry.com Images 18-19, Unk Twp, Norfolk Co., VA
    Patsy Culpepper, 1 M10-15, 2 F15-20, 1 F40-50, 6 slaves
    Ann Culpepper, 1 M5-10, 1 M10-15, 1 F30-40, 0 slaves
    Reuben Culpepper, 1 M0-5, 1 M20-30, 1 F20-30, 1 F50-60, 2 slaves.
  4. Norfolk Co, VA Deeds, .
    Book 67, p. 3.
  5. 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: Reuben T. Culpepper, Deep Creek, one male, three slaves over 16, one slave 12-16, one horse.
  6. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 35, Family 262, Portsmouth, Norfolk County, VA
    R. T. Culpepper, 46, M, Wh, Farmer, RE=$3500, PE=$4700, VA
    Sarah A. Culpepper, 50, F, Wh, His Wife, Lady, VA
    Emma J. Culpepper, 19, F, Wh, VA
    Franklin Culpepper, 19, M, Wh, Farmer. VA
    Aug. Culpepper, 16, M, Wh, Farmer, VA
    Jennette Culpepper, 12, F, Wh, VA
    Missouri Culpepper, 8, F, Wh, VA.
  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. 78 of deaths, son of Thomas and Mary Ann Culpepper.