Mason Culpepper

Male, #487, (circa 1820 - )
Father*Mason Culpepper (15 Aug 1778 - b 13 Feb 1826)
Mother*Sarah McCoy (s 1782 - c Jan 1826)
Extinct Surname?* The family branch headed by Mason Culpepper is believed to have no living male descendants with the Culpepper surname. If you know otherwise, please contact Lew Griffin using the link at the bottom of this page. 
Birth*circa 1820 Mason was born at North Carolina circa 1820. 
1820 Census7 Aug 1820 Mason was probably a free white male, age under 10, in Mason Culpepper's household, on the 1820 Census at Camden Co., North Carolina. Enumerated in the census but otherwise not identified are 1 M16-18, 4 M16-26, 3 F0-10, 1 F10-16, and 11 slaves.1 
Deed*1 May 1845 He granted a deed, with Rev. Peter Culpepper of Camden Co., NC as a previous landowner on 1 May 1845 at Camden Co., North Carolina,

Book Y, p. 46: 1 May 1845 — Mason Culpepper of the town of Elizabeth City to Demsey Casey, for $6, land formerly belonging to Peter Culpepper.2 
Marriage*21 Jul 1859 He married Virginia Van Hooser at Pasquotank Co., North Carolina, on 21 Jul 1859.3,4 
1860 Census*1 Jun 1860 Mason was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Pasquotank Co., North Carolina.5 
Employment*1860 Mason's occupation: grocer at Pasquotank Co., North Carolina, in 1860.5 
Research note*13 Jun 2004 This Mason is assumed to be the son of the first Mason, but might have been the son of one of his brothers.

Your help with this person will be appreciated. Contact Lew Griffin (see footnote for details).6 


Virginia Van Hooser (say 1835 - )
Marriage*21 Jul 1859 He married Virginia Van Hooser at Pasquotank Co., North Carolina, on 21 Jul 1859.3,4 
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Henry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited11 Jul 2011


  1. 1820 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 24, Image 21, Unknown Township, Camden Co., NC
    Mason Culpepper, 1 M0-10, 1 M16-18, 4 M16-26, 1 M26-45, 3 F0-10, 2 F10-16, 1 F26-45, 11 slaves.
  2. NC Clerk Camden Co., Camden Co., NC Deeds, Books D-AA, 1788-1856, transcribed by Lewis W. Griffin: Microfilm at LDS Library in Salt Lake City.
  3. North Carolina Division of Archives and History, compiler, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868, Online database at, 2000.
    Mason Culpepper to marry Virginia Van Hooser, Bond Date: 21 Jul 1859 in Pasquotank Co., NC, Record No. 01019, Witness: Chas G Elliott, Bond No. 000103370, Marriage Date: 21 Jul 1859, Performed By: Jos A Turner Elder.
  4. North Carolina State Archives, compiler, North Carolina Marriage Collection, 1741-2000, Online database at, 2005.
    Mason Culpepper, Male, married Virginia Hosser on 21 Jul 1859 in Pasquotank Co., NC.
  5. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 336B, Lines 3-4, Elizabeth City PO, Pasquotank Co., NC (9 Jul 1860)
    Mason Culpepper, 37, M, Wh, Grocer, RE=$1,000, PE=$300, NC
    Virginia Culpepper, 20, F, Wh, NC.
  6. Lewis W. Griffin Jr. (#47), e-mail address.