John Culpepper of Nash Co. NC

Male, #9463, (say 1766 - circa 1818)
Father*Erasmus Culpepper of Nash Co., NC (c 1742 - c 1782)
Mother*Chloe Whitehead (c 1748 - b May 1818)
DNA* John has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Erasmus Culpepper of Nash Co., NC, who is a great-grandson of Robert Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Birth*say 1766 John was born at Edgecombe Co., North Carolina, say 1766. 
Death of Fathercirca 1782 His father Erasmus Culpepper of Nash Co., NC died circa 1782 at Nash Co., North Carolina.1 
Will12 Feb 1788 John named as heir(s) in the will of Elizabeth (?) at Nash Co., North Carolina, on 12 Feb 1788.2 
Marriage*circa 1792 He married Barsheba Wright at Nash Co., North Carolina, circa 1792. 
Research note He is referenced in a research note for William Culpepper of Kentucky.3 
Birth of Soncirca 1794 His son Baalam Culpepper was born circa 1794 at Nash Co., North Carolina
Birth of Soncirca 1795 His son William Culpepper of Kentucky was born circa 1795 at North Carolina
Birth of Soncirca 1796 His son Alexander Culpepper was born circa 1796 at Nash Co., North Carolina.4 
1800 Census*4 Aug 1800 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1800 Census at Nash Co., North Carolina. Enumerated in census but otherwise unidentified are 1 M0-10, 1 M16-26, 2 F16-26 and 6 slaves..5 
Birth of Soncirca 1805 His son Wright Culpepper was born circa 1805 at Nash Co., North Carolina
1810 Census*6 Aug 1810 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1810 Census at Nash Co., North Carolina. Enumerated in census but otheriwse not identified are: 1 M0-10, 1 M10-16, 1 M26-45, 1 F0-10..6 
Birth of SonMar 1811 His son John Culpepper Jr. was born in Mar 1811 at Nash Co., North Carolina
Will31 May 1816 In Chloe Whitehead's will on 31 May 1816 at Nash Co., North Carolina, John named as heir(s). 
Death*circa 1818 He died at Nash Co., North Carolina, circa 1818.1 

Family 1

Barsheba Wright (circa 1776 - 1829)
Marriage*circa 1792 He married Barsheba Wright at Nash Co., North Carolina, circa 1792. 
Children

Family 2

Child
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Benjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited8 Aug 2011

Citations

  1. Joseph W. Watson, Abstracts of early records of Nash county, North Carolina 1777-1859, Rocky Mount, NC: Dixie Letter Service, 1963.
    p 171.
  2. Transcribed by Lew Griffin from LDS Film: 1577511 Item 2.
  3. Warren L. Culpepper (#1942), Publisher of Culpepper Connections, See link below for e-mail address.
  4. 1820 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 266 (419), Genealogy.com Image 8, Unknown Township, Nash Co., NC
    Alexander Culpepper, 2 M16-26, 2 slaves
    Benjamin Culpepper, 1 M0-10, 1 M16-26, 1 F16-26, 1 slave
    Bershaba Culpepper, 1 M0-10, 1 M10-16, 1 F0-10, 1 F16-26, 1 F45+, 0 slaves
    Erasmus Culpepper, 1 M0-10, 1 M26-45, 4 F0-10, 2 F10-16, 1 F16-26, 1 F26-45, 12 slaves
    Lemuel Culpepper, 1 M16-26, 1 F0-10, 1 F16-26, 1 slave.
  5. 1800 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 289, Ancestry.com Image 9, Unknown Township, Nash Co., NC
    John Culpepper, 3 M0-10, 1 M26-45, 1 F0-10, 1 F16-26, 1 F26-45, 6 slaves.
  6. 1810 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 76 (634), Ancestry.com Image 7, Unknown Township, Nash Co., NC
    John Culpepper, 2 M0-10, 3 M10-16, 2 M26-45, 2 F0-10, 1 F26-45, 5 slaves.