Benjamin Culp (Kolb), Rev. War, French Indian War. Son of Hans Casper Culp and Anna Phillis. Married Dorothea Obenchain (Abendschon) 1769. Married 2nd Mary Ann Klein. Children by Dorothea were Mary, Cathrine, John, Henry, and Elizabeth Culp. Children by Mary were Hannah, Peter, Benjamin, Margaret, Sarah, and William Culp.
Link to Benjamin' father: Find A Grave Memorial# 18013570
Benjamin's wife Mary Memorial# 7972755
Benjamin's 2nd wife: Anna Marie Rachel Cline Culp - #7972755
Articles about him on pages 148 and 149 of "Heritage History of Chester County, South Carolina", 1982. Settled in Tinkers Creek section of eastern Chester Co., SC. Buried in Burnt Meeting House Cemetery in Chester Co., SC. Died at age 78 on October 9, 1819 [sic]. Page 15 of "Tombstone Records of Chester County, South Carolina and Vicinity Volume I", 1970, by Louise Kelly Crowder, says that he is buried in the Burnt (Lower Fishing Creek) Meeting House Cemetery, Chester Co., SC: "BENJAMIN CULP / Died 9 October 1819 / aged 78 years". Article about him on pages 88-89 of "Captain Bill", Book Three, 1990, by Robert J. Stevens, which says that he died on October 29, 1819, in Chester Co., SC, and gives a corroborating grave stone inscription. He served in SC Militia during the Cherokee War (part of the Seven Year's War or French and Indian War, 1757-1763) and in Bennett's Regiment during the American Revolution.
He obtained a land grant from King George III of G. Britain for 100 acres of land, year unknown. The German surname was changed name from "Kolbs" to " Culp" after the Revolutionary War.
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