Benjamin Franklin Culpepper

Male, #4050, (29 Jun 1849 - 17 Nov 1891)
Father*John Gaston Culpepper (20 Nov 1821 - 23 Jun 1912)
Mother*Mary Ann Head (5 Dec 1824 - 8 Apr 1867)
Name-Comm His was commonly known as Ben. 
Birth*29 Jun 1849 Benjamin was born at Marshall Co., Mississippi, on 29 Jun 1849. 
1850 Census1 Jun 1850 Benjamin listed as a household member living with Rachel Anderson on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Marshall Co., Mississippi.1 
Census*1860 He was listed as a resident in the census report at Bradley Co., Arkansas, in 1860. 
Death of Mother8 Apr 1867 His mother Mary Ann Head died on 8 Apr 1867 at Cleveland Co., Arkansas
Marriage*17 Dec 1868 He married Laura A. E. Curl at Jefferson Co., Arkansas, on 17 Dec 1868 at age 19.2 
Birth of Son4 Oct 1869 His son John Wilroe Culpepper was born on 4 Oct 1869 at Bradley Co., Arkansas
Census1870 He was listed as a resident in the census report at Bradley Co., Arkansas, in 1870. 
Birth of Son31 Dec 1875 His son Elisha Wallace Culpepper was born on 31 Dec 1875 at Arkansas
1880 Census*1880 Benjamin was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Dorsey Co., Arkansas.3 
Death*17 Nov 1891 He died at Arkansas on 17 Nov 1891 at age 42. 
Biography* Census: 1880 Dorsey Co., AR \p 81 #20 (Ben F Culpepper 31 MS)\. 

Family

Laura A. E. Curl (29 Jul 1850 - 9 Nov 1898)
Marriage*17 Dec 1868 He married Laura A. E. Curl at Jefferson Co., Arkansas, on 17 Dec 1868 at age 19.2 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Sampson Culpepper of Wilkinson Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited30 Mar 2008

Citations

  1. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 160, Family 1039, Lines 12-19, Northern Division, Marshall Co., MS
    Rachel Head¸ 45, F, RE=$600, TN
    Lavina Head¸ 17, F, TN
    Malinda H. Head¸ 14, F, TN
    Sarah C. Head¸ 12, F, TN
    Margaret C. Head¸ 6, F, MS
    John Culpeper, 29, M, Farmer, NC
    Mary A. Culpeper, 26, F, TN
    Benjamin F. Culpeper, 2, M, MS.
  2. Book VI, p. 168, by Charles A. Williams, M. G.
  3. ED 81, sheet 20, Bowman Twp.