Culpeper (1600-1660), inherited his fathers share of the Virginia Company
and left England in the autumn of 1623. He was first married to Philippa
Snelling of West Grinstead in Sussex England. She was the daughter of Sir
George Snelling and his wife, Cecilia Sherley, daughter of Thomas Shirley
and Philippa Caryll. This Cecilia is a 3rd cousin to Cecilia, daughter of
Sir Thomas Sherley, the elder, who married Lord Delaware West. The
Cecilias are 5th cousins to George Shirley of Ettington who married
Frances Berkeley, daughter of Henry Lord Berkeley.
Alexander Culpeper , Knt. of Wigsell, Sussex Co. England d. April 15, 1636. m. Mary Scott widow of Sir Anthony St. Ledger.
John Culpeper, 1565-1635 of Feckenham, England
1. *Thomas Culpeper, married Katherine Saint Leger, July 10, 1628 Ulcombe Kent Co. England. He was admitted to Middle Temple May 7, 1621, member of Virginia Company 1623, an original patentee of the Northern Neck of Virginia Sept 18, 1649.
2. *John Culpeper, believed to be the clerk of Northumberland Co. VA
Thomas and John Culpeper owned the ship "THOMAS AND JOHN". Thomas SHIRLEY came to America on this ship in 1635!
Thomas Culpeper of Wigsell, Sussex County England, brother of John Culpeper (above).
1. Thomas Culpeper died 1618
2. Sir John Culpeper m. 1st Phillipa Snelling, 2nd Judith Culpeper.
Thomas Culpeper, 2nd Lord Culpeper, Governor of Virginia, was the son of John and Judith Culpeper.
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