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Henry Culpeper (b. Abt. 1669, d. 1699)Henry Culpeper (son of Henry Culpeper and Elizabeth) was born Abt. 1669, and died 1699.He married Mary Richardson on Abt. 1696 in Norfolk Co., Virginia.
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BIOGRAPHY: Henry Culpepper, Jr., is first mentioned in Lower Norfolk County records as a young boy:.16 Jun 1671 -- Deed Bk E, p 97. Bartholomew Ingolbertson to Henry Culpepper, "out of love & affection I have unto my loving god son Henry Culpepper Jr. do freely give unto him my said god son a heifer of two years old which I purchased of Henry Culpepper Sr. & living now with his father & of ye same marking his cattle & of to have & to hold of said Heifer with all her female increases to ye said Henry Culpepper Jun. his heirs & assigns forever & his father to have ye male increases & to have ye keeping of the said Heifer with her increases until my said god son is of age..In 1791, Lower Norfolk County was split into Norfolk County, and Princess Ann County. The area where the Culpepper family lived remained in Norfolk County..16 Jun 1692 -- Deed Bk 5, p 167. Thomas Green to Robert Culpepper. I Thomas Green of the Western Branch of the Elizabeth River... planter... in consideration of 2,000 lbs. of tobacco to Robert Culpepper of the same place, planter. 50 acres, part of a patent of 575 a. beginning at a point on the eastward side of a creek commonly called Loyd Creek to a gutt or branch of the said creek... thence down the said gutt to a creek dividing this land from the land of John ... and so down the said creek to the first above mentioned point at the creek's mouth. Wit: Henry Culpepper Signed: Thomas Green, Elizabeth Green(This is the first deed witnessed by Henry, Jr., who signed with two or three vertical bars and one horizontal bar, like an "H", or with three horizontal bars and one vertical, like an "H" on its side. This mark consists of straight lines rather than a script "H" as before, and apparently is the less well schooled son of the previous Henry.).1695 -- Deed Bk 5, p 241. Will of Jean Green. Dated 27 Mar 1694, and proved 15 Jan 1694/5 by Samuel Walker and 15 Mar 1694/5 by Eleazer Tart.... unto my grandson Jno. Winfield One Mare...... unto my granddaughter Eliza. Walker one bed... my pestle...... unto my Grand Son Richd. Bunting, One gunn...... unto my Grand daughter Eliza. Bunting, One Pewter dish ... ... unto my Grand Children my Son Thomas his Children (vizt) Jane Green 1 Cow ... to Ann Green One Cow ... & to Tomisen One Cow ...... unto my Grand daughter Elizth. Walker, One great Chest ... ... unto [my Grand Son?] Henry Culpeper, One little Chest ... my cutting knife, and my piggeons ...... my Grand Daughter Tomasen Green ...... my Grand daughter Alice Norcott, my Smoothing Iron One fflesh fork ...... my son in lawe Richd. Bunting ... Execr ....witnesses: Henry Culpeper, his marke. Sam: Walker, his marke. Eleazer Tart.signed: Jeane Green, her marke.Since the signing of the above Will ...... unto my Daughter in Law Bridgett Bunting One pr. of little Sheers ....dated: 13 April 1694witnesses: Eleazer Tart. Samuell WalkerThe mark of Jeane Greene.15 Mar 1698 -- Deed Bk 6, p 119. John Creekmore to Henry Culpepper, 100 acres....Deed Bk 6, p 155. Will of Henry Culpepper of the ... Branch of Elizabeth River.... Dated 25 July 1698. Proved 17 Jul 1699 by George Valentine and Roger Hodges. To my son Thomas my 100 acres of land I bought of John Creekmore... my gun ... a cutting knife. To the child my wife goes with one great chest. I give my Son Thomas to his Uncle Thomas Richardson andif his Decease ... father or Grand Mother Richardson ... until he is Eighteen years... To my brother Robert Culpepper... and to his Daughter Elizabeth... I give my grind... Thomas Richardson... Wife... Whole executrix... Witnesses: Roger Hodges, George Valentine, William Maund, Thomas Richardson. Signed: Henry Culpepper.About eight years after his death, Henry Jr.'s land is referenced in a deed by his cousin Thomas Green:16 Mar 1707: Thomas Green, for good will and affection to my brother and sister, John Willis and Elizabeth his wife, of Elizabeth River Parish in Norfolk County, one mossuage tenement or plantation that Henry Green, Henry Culpepper, and James Smith did live on [note the past tense], it being and lying between the land that Thomas Green doth live on, and Richard Bunting's Plantation, and known by the name of James Plantation. Witnesses: Thomas Power, William Symmons, and James Lambert.Some twelve years after his death, there is a passive reference to Henry, Jr., and the land he bought from John Creekmore:1711 -- Deed Bk 9, p 80. Will of John Creekmore dated 4 Jan 1708/9 and proved 17 Aug 1711 by Emanuel Burgis. Various bequests including: "Unto my son John Creekmur Jr 50 acres of land lying between Richard Hodges and Henry Culpepper called by name of Horse Point...." .Note that deeds often mentioned deceased individuals as adjacent land owners, as the description of the land was just copied from earlier records. Henry, Jr., had willed his Creekmore land to his son Thomas Culpepper, and Thomas was only about 13 or 14 years old at the time of John Creekmore's death and this reference to Henry's land in Creekmore's will.
More About Henry Culpeper:
Record Change: 07 Jan 2007
More About Henry Culpeper and Mary Richardson:
Marriage: Abt. 1696, Norfolk Co., Virginia.
Children of Henry Culpeper and Mary Richardson are:
- +Thomas Culpepper, b. Abt. 1698, Norfolk Co., Virginia, d. 1786, Norfolk Co., Virginia.