Frances Ann Culpepper

30 March 1818–28 September 1854 (Age 36)
Warren, Georgia, United States

The Life of Frances Ann

When Frances Ann Culpepper was born on 30 March 1818, in Warren, Georgia, United States, her father, John Matthew Culpepper, was 52 and her mother, Bathsheba Wright, was 42. She married Benjamin Hoyt Brinkley on 3 October 1832, in Upson, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Stewart, Georgia, United States in 1850. She died on 28 September 1854, in Sumter, Georgia, United States, at the age of 36.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Hoyt Brinkley
Frances Ann Culpepper
Marriage: 3 October 1832
Nathan Gardner Brinkley
Joseph W Brinkley
John W Brinkley
William Dawson Crosby Brinkley
Frances G. Brinkley
Sterling G Brinkley
Elizabeth Aquilla Brinkley
R. J. Brinkley

Spouse and Children

3 October 1832
Upson, Georgia, United States


    Nathan Gardner Brinkley


    Joseph W Brinkley


    John W Brinkley


    William Dawson Crosby Brinkley


    Frances G. Brinkley


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings




    Alexander Culpepper


    Wright Culpepper


    Bathsheba Culpepper



+2 More Children

World Events (6)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 2

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 12

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a herbalist or spicer, from Middle English cull(en) ‘to pick’ (Old French coillir, from Latin colligere ‘to collect or gather’) + peper ‘pepper’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Frances Brinkley in household of Benjamin Brinkley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Frances A. Culpepper, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Francis Culpepper in entry for Nathen Gordner Brinkley, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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