The Culbert Family Genealogy Project:
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James Edward CULBERT

Male 1833 - 1879  (45 years)


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  • Name James Edward CULBERT  [1, 2
    Born 27 Jun 1833  New York, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Birth Abt. 1836  New York City, New York, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1850  New York City, New York, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1850  [6
    Prentice 
    Census 1855  New York City, New York, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1860  New York City, New York, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census 1870  New York City, New York, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Education 1870  [9
    Cannot read or write 
    Name Jos. E. Culbert  [10
    Occupation 1870  [9
    Stair Builder 
    Residence 1870-1871  434 West 34th Street, New York City, New York, U.S.A. 10001 Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Residence Bef. 1879  Middletown, Orange County, New York, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Died 12 Feb 1879  Orange County, New York, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13, 14
    Cause: Paralysis 
    Buried 14 Feb 1879  Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, U.S.A. 11232-1755 Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    • Buried Lot 17264, Section 165
    Person ID I20851  Culbert | Branch: William Culbert (I286), b. 29 May 1807 New York City; d. 18 Aug 1874, New York City.
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2016 

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    Father William CULBERT,   b. 29 May 1807, New York City, New York, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1874, 358 West 44th Street, New York City, New York, U.S.A. 10036 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Ann CRAIG,   b. Between 1811 and 1815, New York, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1870  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F6805  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary A. PICKENS,   b. 15 Jul 1843, Sayville, Orange County, New York, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1927, Paris, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 22 Apr 1869  [16
    Children 
     1. Frederick C. CULBERT,   b. Jun 1863, New York, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. Pulaski Birch CULBERT, Sr.,   b. 29 Oct 1870, Manhattan Borough, New York City, New York, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1922, State Hospital, 100 E. Jeffery Street, Kankakee, Kankakee County, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    +3. Emma Leonie CULBERT,   b. 08 Feb 1873, New York City, New York, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1949, Glen Cove, Nassau County, New York, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     4. Charles Pickens CULBERT,   b. 21 Jun 1875,   d. 22 Jul 1925  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F2787  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Jun 1833 - New York, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt. 1836 - New York City, New York, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Ward 9 - 1850 - New York City, New York, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Ward 7 - 1855 - New York City, New York, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Ward 20, District 3 - 1860 - New York City, New York, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Ward 20, District 5 - 1870 - New York City, New York, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - or 482 West 34th Street, Ward 20 - 1870-1871 - 434 West 34th Street, New York City, New York, U.S.A. 10001 Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bef. 1879 - Middletown, Orange County, New York, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Paralysis - 12 Feb 1879 - Orange County, New York, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 14 Feb 1879 - Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, U.S.A. 11232-1755 Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Lot 17264 in Green-Wood Cemetery was purchased 9 Apr 1867 by James E. CULBERT and John A. CULBERT [brothers]. Upon the death of James E. in 1879, the title of this lot passed to: Pulaski B. CULBERT, Charles P. CULBERT, his children, and Frederk P. CULBERT (owner of Lot 34985) and Mrs. Emma CULBERT.

      1870 U.S. Federal Census, Roll 1007, Ward 20, District 5, New York City, New York, U.S.A., p. 2B, dwelling 19, family 28, enumerated 28 Jun 1870
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      "James Culbert, age 37, male, white, Stair Builder, personal estate value: $500, b. New York, father foreign
      born ?, cannot read or write, male U.S. citizen age 21 or greater
      Mary Culbert, age 27, female, white, b. New York, cannot read or write
      Isabelle Higgins, age 12, female, white, at school, b. New York, attended school within the year, cannot read
      or write"
    • Lot 17264 in Green-Wood Cemetery was purchased 9 Apr 1867 by James E. CULBERT and John A. CULBERT [brothers]. Upon the death of James E. in 1879, the title of this lot passed to: Pulaski B. CULBERT, Charles P. CULBERT, his children, and Frederick P. CULBERT (owner of Lot 34985) and Mrs. Emma CULBERT.

      1870 U.S. Federal Census, Roll 1007, Ward 20, District 5, New York City, New York, U.S.A., p. 2B, dwelling 19, family 28, enumerated 28 Jun 1870
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      "James Culbert, age 37, male, white, Stair Builder, personal estate value: $500, b. New York, father foreign
      born ?, cannot read or write, male U.S. citizen age 21 or greater
      Mary Culbert, age 27, female, white, b. New York, cannot read or write
      Isabelle Higgins, age 12, female, white, at school, b. New York, attended school within the year, cannot read
      or write"

  • Sources 
    1. [S4454] U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925, NARA Serial M1490, No. 14261, 13 Apr 1920, Mary Pickens Culbert.
      Named: James Edward Culbert, see record for wife

    2. [S677] Culbert, Maureen (I10557) and C. Fred (I4527), Personal, Feb 2007.

    3. [S836] Darcy, Judy Culbert, Personal (I20747), Apr 2013.

    4. [S4454] U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925, NARA Serial M1490, No. 14261, 13 Apr 1920, Mary Pickens Culbert.
      b. New York City

    5. [S00029] 1850 United States Federal Census, Microfilm Series M432., Roll 543, p. 200, Ward 9, District 2, New York City, New York, d222/f440, Alexander Culbert household, 27 Jul 1850.
      See 1850 census notes

    6. [S00029] 1850 United States Federal Census, Microfilm Series M432., Roll 543, Ward 9, District 2, New York City, New York, p. 200, Enumerated 27 Jul 1850, Dwelling 222, Family 440.
      See Notes for Alexander Culbert, b.c. 1816

    7. [S97] 1855 New York State Census, FHL Film #1930201., https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K6QB-1V1.
      See Notes for father

    8. [S100] 1860 United States Federal Census, Microfilm Series M653., Roll 817, Ward 20, District 3, New York City, New York, U.S.A., p. 292, dw.
      See Notes for father

    9. [S118] 1890 Philadelphia City Directory, (James Gopsill), Roll 1007, Ward 20, District 5, New York City, New York, U.S.A., p. 2B, dwelling 19, family 28, enumerated 28 Jun 1870.
      See Notes

    10. [S1576] Manhattan Birth Certificates, 1866-1897, (New York Department of Health), FHL Film No. 1322155., Birth of Pulask B. Culbert (1870), FHL Film No. 1322032.

    11. [S1805] New York City Directory, 1870-1873.
      Culbert, James E., carpenter, 482 W. 34th; Culbert, James E., driver, 434 W. 34th

    12. [S01091] Green-Wood Cemetery, James E. Culbert, certified burial record.

    13. [S1818] New York Herald, 14 Feb 1879, Mortuary Notices, p. 9, James E. Culbert.
      CULBERT - YORK LODGE. NO. 197, F. and A.M. - BRETHREN - You are hereby summoned to attend a special communication; to be held in the lodge room on Friday, February 14, at one P.M., for the purpose of attending the funeral of our late brother, James E. Culbert. JOHN G. BOGERT, Master, GEO. W. HERRICK, Jr., Secretary.

    14. [S1828] New York Times, 13 Apr 1879, p. 9, Police Mutual Aid Society. Disbursements.
      "The quarterly meeting of the Police Mutual Aid Association was held yesterday....The quarterly report submitted by the President was as follows:...To Mrs. Culbert, widow of Patrolman James E. Culbert, of the Twentieth Precinct, New-York......[$]1,193.50"

    15. [S01091] Green-Wood Cemetery, James E. Culbert, certified burial record.
      Image on file
      Lot purchased by brothers John A. & J.E. Culbert

    16. [S2017] Pickens Family Bible Record.
      Mary A. Pickens and James E. Culbert were married April 22nd 1869.