Henry Culpepper of Marion SC

Male, #1365, (26 Oct 1781 - 21 Jul 1856)
Father*Henry Culpepper of Martin Co., NC (s 1753 - 1781)
Mother*Jean (?) (s 1753 - )
Extinct Surname?* The family branch headed by Henry Culpepper of Marion SC 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. 
Death of Father1781 His father Henry Culpepper of Martin Co., NC died in 1781 at Martin Co., North Carolina
Birth*26 Oct 1781 Henry was born at Martin Co., North Carolina, on 26 Oct 1781.1 
1790 Census2 Aug 1790 Henry was probably a free white male, under 16 years old, in Jean (?)'s household on the 1790 Census on 2 Aug 1790 at Martin Co., North Carolina.
(Enumerated in the census but otherwise not identified is one free colored person.)2 
Deed*11 Jan 1796 He was granted a deed on 11 Jan 1796 at Martin Co., North Carolina,

Martin Co., NC, Book C, p. 442, 11 Jan 1796. Nehemiah Ballentine and wife Martha to Henry Culpepper, for £50, 75 acres adjacent to John Bryant, Edward Ballentine, and Nehemiah Ballentine. Witnesses: William Wallace and John Bryan (sic). 
DeedNov 1797 He was granted a deed in Nov 1797 at Martin Co., North Carolina,

Martin Co., NC, Book C, p. 498, Nov 1797. Edward Ballentine to Henry Culpepper for $60, 50 acres on Mill Swamp adjacent to Edward Ballentine. Witnesses: Samuel Cherry, Elizer Cockburn. 
Deed10 Nov 1801 He granted a deed on 10 Nov 1801 at Martin Co., North Carolina,

Martin Co., NC, Book D, p. 27, 10 Nov 1801. Henry Culpepper of Liberty [now Marion] Co. SC to William Cherry, for £37 and ten shillings, 50 acres on Mill Swamp adjacent to Andrews and Solomon Cherry. Witnesses Roderick Cherry, Solomon Cherry. 
Marriage*before 1810 He married Mary Coleman at Marion District, South Carolina, before 1810. 
1810 Census*6 Aug 1810 Henry was listed as the head of a family on the 1810 Census at Marion District, South Carolina. Unaccounted for is 1 female 45+..3 
Birth of Soncirca 1810 His son Henry Alexander Culpepper was born circa 1810 at Marion District, South Carolina
1820 Census*7 Aug 1820 Henry was listed as the head of a family on the 1820 Census at Marion District, South Carolina. Unaccounted for is 1 male 0-10..4,5 
Birth of Soncirca 1828 His son George J. Culpepper was born circa 1828 at Marion District, South Carolina.1 
Death of Son17 Mar 1843 His son Henry Alexander Culpepper died on 17 Mar 1843 at Georgetown District, South Carolina.6 
1850 Census*1 Jun 1850 Henry was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Marion District, South Carolina.1 
Will*1856 He made a will at Marion District, South Carolina, in 1856, naming as heir(s) George J. Culpepper, Jane Elender Culpepper, Mary Coleman, Robert Benjamin Exum and Mary Catherine Culpepper.

Will mentions my children Jane Exum and George J. Culpepper; Robert B. Exum, the husband of Jane; granddaughter Mary C. Culpepper; beloved wife Mary Culpepper; grandson Henry B. Exum. Robert and Mary were appointed executors. Jos. Derackin and Elijah Hicks were witnesses. Moses W. Brown appointed guardian ad litem of infant Mary A. C. Culpepper.7 
Death*21 Jul 1856 He died at Marion District, South Carolina, on 21 Jul 1856 at age 74.8 
Biography* That this Henry Culpepper of Marion County was from the Martin Co, NC, family is shown by the deeds above as well as bythe following:.
     Book D, p. 27, 10 Nov 1801, Henry Culpepper of Liberty [now Marion] Co. SC to William Cherry, for £37 and ten shillings, 50 acres on Mill Swamp adjacent to Andrews and Solomon Cherry. Witnesses Roderick Cherry, Solomon Cherry.
     On 2 Apr 1801, Henry Culpepper of the Marion District of Liberty County, SC, was appointed by Ephraim Burnet of the same place as attorney to receive sums belonging to Burnett at the death of Rebekah Burnet living in Martin Co., NC, which sums will be property left by her grandfather Harod. /s/ Ephraim (x) Burnet, wife Elizabeth (x) Burnet. Wit: Nathaniel Gibson and Varnal (x) Adams. Proved by Gibson before R. Gregg, JP, 13 Jun 1801. Recorded 23 Sep 1801 (Marion Co. SC Deed Book A, pages 186-187).
     On 12 Jun 1802, Henry Culpepper and Malcom Monroe witnessed the sale by Thomas Knight of Marion District to John Gibson of same place for $900, 885 acres on Peedee River. /s/ Thomas Knight and proved by Culpepper before Francis Wayne, QU, 3 Aug 1819. Recorded 6 May 1820. (Marion Co. SC Deed Book I, pages 236-237).
     On 30 Aug 1803, Henry Culpepper and John Gregg witnessed the sale by James Hudson of Marion District to Baker Wiggins of NC for $50, 177 acres on N side Willow Creek. /s/ James Hudson. Gregg proved before Thos. Godbold, JP, 24 Aug 1804. Recorded 5 Sep 1805. (Marion Co. SC Deed Book C, pages 139-140).
     On 16 Mar 1804, William Tucker of Marion District sold for $600 to Henry Culpepper, a planter of the same place, two tracts containing 411 acres on Jeffreys Creek and also bounded by Robert Gleen and Richard Green. /s/ William Tucker. Wit: E. Burch, Jno. Cooper, Jeremiah (x) Brown. Proved by Burch, 20 Aug 1804 before Thos. Godbold, JQ. Recorded 27 Aug 1804. (Marion Co. SC Deed Book C, pages 22-23).
     On 22 Mar 1804, Henry Culpepper, James Mumford and Wilson (x) Blan witnessed the sale by Charles Barfield of Marion to Joel Bryan of same place for $150, 200 acres of Big Swamp, bounded by Jonathan Shadwick. /s/ Charles Barfield, Luse Barfield. Proved by Mumford before Robt. Gregg, JP, 24 Sep 1804. (Marion Co. SC Deed Book C, page 40).
     On 15 Feb 1806, Henry Culpepper of Marion District sold to Joseph Causick of Darlington District, SC, for $900, 711 acres on South side of Jeffers Creek and bounded W by Richard Green. /s/ Henry Culpepper. Wit: Saml Blackwell, John McCown, James Lane. Proved by Blackwell before Timothy Dargan, JQ, Darlington DIstrict, 6 Mar 1806. Recorded 25 Mar 1806. (Marion Co. SC Deed Book C, pages 233-234).
     On 22 Feb 1806, Henry Culpepper of Marion District sold to David Harrel of same place for $500, 125 acres on middle branch SW side of Great Pee Dee River. Original grant of 6 Aug 1787 to John Porter. /s/ Henry Culpepper. Wit: Thomas Finklea, James Holland. Proved by Holland before Robert Gregg, JP 21 Feb 1806. Recorded 3 Mar 1806. (Marion Co. SC Deed Book C, pages 221-222).
     On 1 Jan 1807, Henry Culpepper was paid by Administratrix Mary Mathew in connection with the settlement of David Perkins estate. (Roll #666).
     On 2 Jun 1810, Henry Culpepper and Samuel Thompson witnessed the sale by John Burnett, Jr. of Marion District to Turner Bryan of same place for $1000, 397 acres on Jeffries Creek. /s/ John Burnett. Proved by Culpepper before R. Gregg, JQ, 27 Jun 1810. Recorded 2 Jan 1812. (Marion Co. SC Deed Book F, page 18).
     On 7 Mar 1810, Henry Culpepper purchased from the estate of Peniah Savage. (Roll #705).
     On 4 Oct 1810, Henry Culpepper and Mark Done(?) witnessed the sale by Lemuel Bryan of Marion District, planter, to Jane Ballentine of same place for $50 a tract bordering Charles Barfield. /s/ Lemuel Bryan. Proved by Culpepper before Robert Gregg, JQ, 6 Oct 1810. Recorded 15 Oct 1810. (Marion Co. SC Deed Book E, pages 223-224).
     On 15 Feb 1811, Henry Culpepper was one of the purchasers from the estate of William West (Roll #803).
     Following the death in Nov 1811 of Dr. Samuel Killburn, both Henry and James Culpepper purchase from Dr. Killburn's estate. (Roll #435).
     On 4 Mar 1815, Henry Culpepper, Willis Day and Robert Hudson witnessed the sale by William Alsobrook of Marion District to Edward & Joseph Burch for $900, livestock and slaves. /s/ William Alsobrook. Proved by Day before Turner Bryan, JP, 10 Jun 1815. Recorded 22 Jul 1815. (Marion Co. SC Deed Book F, pages 278-279).
     On 5 Oct 1818, an Alias Bond for Henry Culpepper in connection with the estate of Martha Pittman, administered by Turner Bryan. (Roll #462).
     In Feb 1823, Henry Culpepper was an appraiser for the estate of Daniel Stone and subsequently purchased from it. (Roll #715).
     In Oct 1824, Henry Culpepper was named an appraiser of the estate of Jesse Staten and subsequently purchased from the estate. (Roll #704).
     On 5 Feb 1827, Henry Culpepper was granted letters of administration for the estate of Bryan West. (Roll #809).
     Circa 1828, Henry Culpepper purchases from the estate of Jeremiah Brown (Sales Book A, pages 63-65).
     1 Sep 1829, Henry Culpepper paid 50 cents ferrage, 1 day, for 24 miles back & forth to court in response to subpoena.
     1 Sep 1838, Henry Culpepper paid 25 cents ferrage for riding 17 miles to court for 4 days attendance in response to subpoena.
     On 3 Dec 1836, H. Culpepper was an appraiser of the estate of Dotson Stone (Roll #718).
     On 14 Jan 1839, Henry Culpepper was one of the purchasers from the estate of Leonard G. Smith (Roll #741).
     On 27 Sep 1841, Henry Culpepper is appointed administrator of the estate of Prudence Coleman, who died intestate. Considerable activity occurred in the settlement through 1844 (Roll #170).9,10,11,12,13 
Research note*22 May 2004 Henry of Marion Co. SC is a known son of Henry Culpepper of Martin Co. NC. 

Family

Mary Coleman (circa 1790 - after 1 Jun 1880)
Marriage*before 1810 He married Mary Coleman at Marion District, South Carolina, before 1810. 
Children
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

Citations

  1. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 21A, Family 315, Unk Twp, Marion District, SC
    Henry Culpepper, 68, M, Farmer, $1000, Marion District, SC
    Mary Culpepper, 55, F, Marion District, SC
    George Culpepper, 21, M, Marion District, SC.
  2. 1790 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 441, Ancestry.com Image 12, Unknown Township, Martin Co., NC
    Jane Culpepper, 1 M<16, 1 F, 1 Free.
  3. 1810 Federal Census, United States.
    Unknown Township, Marion District, SC
    Henry Culpepper, page 134, 1 M26-45, 1 F26-45, 1 F45+, 1 slave.
  4. P. 57.
  5. 1820 Federal Census, United States.
    Unknown Townships, Marion District, SC
    Henry Culpepper, page 57, 2 M0-10, 1 M26-45, 1 F26-45, 0 slaves (ID: 1365).
  6. Lucille Utley, compiler, Marion Co., SC Extracts from Equity Rolls, Hemingway, SC: Three Rivers Historical Society, 1981, Repository: SC Archives and History Center in Columbia.
    page 16.
  7. Book 3, p. 17.
  8. Unknown author, Brent Holcomb, Editor, "unknown article title," South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, .
  9. Lucille Utley, compiler, Marion Co., SC Abstract of Deeds, Vol 1, Books A-E, 1800-1811, Charlotte, North Carolina: A.W. Sutcliffe, 1996, Repository: SC Archives and History Center in Columbia, Call No. F277.M2 U85 1996.
    pages 18, 57, 60, 74, 83, 85, 161, 163.
  10. Lucille Utley, compiler, Marion Co., SC Abstract of Deeds, Vol 2, Books F-I & K, 1811-1823, Charlotte, North Carolina: Forebears Press, 1907, Repository: SC Archives and History Center in Columbia, Call No. F277.M2 U85 1996.
    pages 3, 45 and 135.
  11. Lucille Utley and Danny Smith, compiler, Marion Co., SC Probate Records, Vol. 1, Hemingway, SC: Three Rivers Historical Society, 1985, Repository: SC Archives and History Center in Columbia, Call No. F277.M2.U51.
    pages 29, 127, 257, 258.
  12. Lucille Utley and Danny Smith, compiler, Marion Co., SC Probate Records, Vol. 2, Hemingway, SC: Three Rivers Historical Society, 1985, Repository: SC Archives and History Center in Columbia, Call No. F277.M2.U51.
    pages 16, 24, 51, 52, 56-57, 59, 73-74, 122-123, 125, 221.
  13. Lucille Utley, compiler, Marion Co., SC Court Records, Court of Common Pleas, 1788 to June 1861, Hemingway, SC: Three Rivers Historical Society, 2002, Repository: Hartsville SC Genealogical Research Library.
    pages 35, 54.