Edward Brown Culpepper1,2

Male, #3422, (12 Feb 1860 - 28 Nov 1925)
Father*John Abb Culpepper (c 1825 - 12 Apr 1863)
Mother*Dorcas Ann Hood (c 1825 - c 1890)
DNA* Edward has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of John Culpepper of Marion Co., MS. The male ancestry of John of Marion is unknown and he is not related to the other Culpeppers. 
Name Variation He was also known as Edmund Brown Culpepper.2,3 
Birth*12 Feb 1860 Edward was born at Marion Co., Mississippi, on 12 Feb 1860.3 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 Edward listed as a household member living with John Abb Culpepper in the 1860 Census at Marion Co., Mississippi.3 
Death of Father12 Apr 1863 His father John Abb Culpepper died on 12 Apr 1863 at Vicksburg, Warren Co., Mississippi
1870 Census1 Jun 1870 Edward listed as a household member living with Dorcas Ann Culpepper on the 1870 Census at Jones Co., Mississippi.4 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 Edward was listed with a relationship of "other" in an unknown person 's household on the 1880 Census at Phoenix, Yazoo Co., Mississippi.5 
Marriage*4 Aug 1880 He married Virginia I. Smith at Webster Co., Mississippi, on 4 Aug 1880 at age 20. 
Birth of Son29 Aug 1882 His son Benjamin Louis B. Culpepper was born on 29 Aug 1882 at Bellefontaine, Webster Co., Mississippi
Birth of Son7 Aug 1885 His son John Witcher Culpepper was born on 7 Aug 1885 at Bellefontaine, Webster Co., Mississippi
Birth of Son10 Jun 1889 His son Oscar Grover Culpepper was born on 10 Jun 1889 at Bellefontaine, Webster Co., Mississippi
Death of Mothercirca 1890 His mother Dorcas Ann Hood died circa 1890. 
Birth of Son9 Feb 1892 His son Edward Brown Culpepper Jr. was born on 9 Feb 1892 at Monticello, Drew Co., Arkansas.6 
Birth of Son25 Dec 1893 His son Jesse Everette Culpepper was born on 25 Dec 1893 at Monticello, Drew Co., Arkansas.7 
Birth of Son2 Aug 1896 His son Marion Arthur Culpepper was born on 2 Aug 1896 at Monticello, Drew Co., Arkansas.8 
1900 Census*1900 Edward was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Drew Co., Arkansas
Death of Spouse13 May 1906 His wife Virginia I. Smith died on 13 May 1906 at Drew Co., Arkansas
Marriage*circa 1908 He married Irene Massey Crook at Arkansas circa 1908. 
Birth of Son1909 His son Roy Culpepper was born in 1909. 
1910 Census*1910 Edward was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Lincoln Co., Arkansas.9 
1920 Census*1920 Edward was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Monticello, Drew Co., Arkansas.10 
Death*28 Nov 1925 He died at Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., Arkansas, on 28 Nov 1925 at age 65. 
Burial*29 Nov 1925 His body was interred on 29 Nov 1925 at Monticello, Drew Co., Arkansas

Family 1

Virginia I. Smith (10 Aug 1853 - 13 May 1906)
Marriage*4 Aug 1880 He married Virginia I. Smith at Webster Co., Mississippi, on 4 Aug 1880 at age 20. 
Children

Family 2

Irene Massey Crook (1872 - )
Marriage*circa 1908 He married Irene Massey Crook at Arkansas circa 1908. 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
John Culpepper of Jones Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Orphan / John Culpepper of Marion Co., MS: Descendant Chart
Last Edited7 Feb 2012

Citations

  1. We are not sure if 'Edward' Brown Culpepper is Edward or Edmond.. the census seems to show both at different times and all documents I have on him say Ed or E.B.
  2. Correspondence from Billie Wyvonne Culpepper New (#7412) (some records appear to be originally frm Betty Elizabeth Culpepper Cooper #58094), Jacksonville, AR, to Lew Griffin, 1994.
    We are not sure if 'Edward' Brown Culpepper is Edward or Edmond.. the census seems to show both at different times and all documents I have on him say Ed or E.B.
  3. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 43, Family 291, Lines 24-32, Not Stated, Marion Co., MS
    John Culpepper, 36, M, Farmer, RE= $150, PE=$400, MS
    Dorcas Culpepper, 35, M, MS
    John Culpepper, 14, M, MS
    William Culpepper, 12, M, MS
    James Culpepper, 8, M, MS
    Moses Culpepper, 6, M, MS
    Sarah Culpepper, 4, F, MS
    Jane Culpepper, 2, F, MS
    Edmund Culpepper, 4/12, M, MS.
  4. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 14, Family 90, Lines 35-40, Township 6, Jones, MS
    Dorcas Culpepper, 47, F, Wh, Keeping house, RE=$0, PE=$290, MS
    James J. Culpepper, 19, M, Wh, Farm laborer, MS
    Moses Culpepper, 18, M, Wh, Farm laborer, MS
    Sarah E. Culpepper, 14, F, Wh, without occupation, MS
    Mary J. Culpepper, 12, F, Wh, without occupation, MS
    Edmond Culpepper, 9, M, Wh, at home, MS.
  5. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 286A, Phoenix, Yazoo Co., MS
    Charles Wallace, Self, M, Md, Black, 60, Laborer Farm, NC/NC/NC
    Sallie Wallace, Wife, F, Md, Black, 50, Laborer Farm, VA/VA/VA
    Nora Wallace, Dau, F, Sng, Black, 13, Laborer Farm, MS/NC/VA
    Alex Wallace, Son, M, Sng, Black, 10, Laborer Farm, MS/NC/VA
    M. E. Wallace, Dau, F, Sng, Black, 5, N/A, MS/NC/VA
    J. D. Farris, Other, M, Wh, 24, Laborer, AL/AL/AL
    E. B. Culpepper, Other, M, Wh, 20, Laborer, MS/MS/MS.
  6. Arkansas Genealogical Society, compiler, Arkansas Births Prior to 1902 -- 1942 Filings, Hot Springs, AR: Arkansas Genealogical Society, circa 2002.
    1942, Binder 2, Vol. 060, Cert. 4019, has birth date as 9 Feb 1892.
  7. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482
    Jesse Evert Culpepper, age 23, born 25 Dec 1893 in Monticello, Arkansas, Farmer for self in Collin Co., Texas, Wife is dependent, Married, Caucasian, Tall height, Medium build, Gray eyes, Brown hair, Not bald, No disabilities. Registered 5 Jun 1917 at Collin Co., Texas.
  8. WW-II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, Online database at Ancestry.com.
  9. ED 36, sheet 130, line 4.
  10. ED 58, sheet 9, line 78.