Alexander Culbertson

Male1792–about 1875

Brief Life History of Alexander

When Alexander Culbertson was born in 1792, in Laurens, Laurens, South Carolina, United States, his father, Robert Culbertson, was 42 and his mother, Mrs. Dolly Pleasant, was 41. He married Mahala Spewel about 1814, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died about 1875, in Shelby, Alabama, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Culbertson
Elizabeth Johnson
Marriage: about 1819
Mary Culbertson
Sephus Butler Culbertson
Mahala Culbertson
Young Robert Culbertson
George Washington Culbertson
Henry Roland Culbertson
Martha A. Culbertson
Malinda J Culberson
Elizabeth Culbertson
Mary Culbertson
John A. Culbertson
Martha A Culbertson

Sources (1)

  • Alexander Culbertson, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1819
  • Children (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1792 · Head Tax Law

    Age 0

    "In 1792, South Carolina passes a law called the ""head tax"" for all free African Americans from age 16-50. This tax was $2.00."

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 2

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.


    Age 26

    Historical Boundaries: 1818: Shelby, Alabama Territory, United States 1819: Shelby, Alabama, United States

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Roxburghshire and Selkirkshire) and Irish (Tyrone): from the personal name Colbert + -son. There has been some confusion with Cuthbertson . See also Culbert .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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