Home

Digital Products

Prints

Apparel

Home & Barware

Gifts


Customer Service



Coleepepper History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The founding heritage of the Coleepepper family is in the Anglo-Saxon culture that once dominated in Britain. The name Coleepepper comes from when one of the family worked as a spicer. The name is derived from two Old English elements, cul and pepper. It meant "pepper gatherer." As spices were rare and expensive in the medieval period, this would have been a valued occupation.


Early Origins of the Coleepepper family


The surname Coleepepper was first found in Kent where the family descend from Culpepers of Bayhall, Pembury, Kent.

Early History of the Coleepepper family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Coleepepper research.
Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1290, 1321, 1644, 1725, 1588, 1651, 1660, 1601, 1663, 1600, 1660, 1616, 1654, 1635, 1689, 1677, 1683, 1656, 1723, 1651, 1670, 1632, 1700, 1668 and 1740 are included under the topic Early Coleepepper History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Coleepepper Spelling Variations


The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Coleepepper has been spelled many different ways, including Colepeper, Colpepper, Culpeper, Culpepper, Colepepper, Colpeper, Collpeper and many more.

Early Notables of the Coleepepper family (pre 1700)


Notables of this surname at this time include: Sir Geoffrey Colepeper High Sheriff of Kent; Sir William Culpeper, (1588-1651) 1st Baronet of Culpeper of Preston Hall, Kent; Sir Richard Culpeper, 2nd Baronet of Preston Hall (d 1660); Sir Cheney Culpeper(1601-1663), an English landowner; John Colepeper of Bedgebery (ca.1600-1660), 1st Baron Culpeper...
Another 75 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Coleepepper Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Coleepepper family to the New World and Oceana


Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Coleepeppers to arrive in North America: Henry Culpeper who settled in Virginia in 1663; Jonathan Culpeper settled in Virginia in 1646; William Culpepper settled in New England in 1634; Margaret Culpepper settled in Virginia in 1751..

Coleepepper Family Crest Products



See Also



Sign Up