Lake Maxinkuckee Its Intrigue History & Genealogy Culver, Marshall, Indiana

Hand Family of Marshall County Indiana & Culver Family of St. Louis, Missouri



Generation Four - Five

25 Margaret Jane/Margot J. Culver b. 18 May 1895 St. Louis, Missouri; m. Monroe H Rodemyer b. c. 1892 Illinois d. August 8, 1958 Missouri he was probably son of Adam G. & Mary Rodemyer born May 1890.

1920 Census (aet 28-9)- ? Monroe Rodemyer aet 23 born c. 1893 Missouri Independent City St. Louis, Missouri Single Agent Real Estate he was listed as a boarder - but on the page is listed no clue as to if hotel, who was the "head of house"?

1930 Census resided Independent City St. Louis, Missouri Washington Terrace he is listed as real estate, property manager.
    Margrate C Rodemyer b. c. 1916
    Jeanelle C Rodemyer b. c. 1916
    Ruth L Rodemyer b. c. 1922
27 Edwin Raymond Culver Jr. b. 3 Feb 1896 Missouri d. 24 Oct. 1968 St. Louis, Missouri; ; [larger date view ]

m. c. 1917 Ruth H Heywood b. 6 May 1893 Marshfield, Wisconsin d. 8 Jan 1996 in St. Louis Missouri daughter of Henry Brady Heywood and Jessie Wallin [larger date view ].

He was class of 1915 Culver Military Academy. Both buried Bellefontaine Cemetery St. Louis, Missouri.

On his World War I Draft registration card vitals are given [photo only] and he described himself [photo only] as medium height, slender light brown hair and eyes.

1920 Census - Enright Avenue University City St. Louis Missouri; listed as clerk range co. (Iron) & also East gate Avenue Independent City, St. Louis, Missouri; listed as clerk Wrought Iron range co.

1930 Census - Resided Park Dr. Richmond Heights, St. Louis, Missouri assistant treasurer Stove factory
    41a Dorothy Lee Culver Birth 30 May 1918 Death Nov 22 1974 in St. Croix, Virgin Islands married Frank Edmund Pelton Jr Birth May 7, 1910 in Herkimer County, New York Death October 1981 s/ o Frank Edmund Pelton Sr and Grace Hollister

    Dorothy Lee (Culver) Pelton

    Frank Edmund Pelton Jr
    42 Edwin R. 'Bill' Culver III b. 2 Apr. 1920 Missouri d. 11 Jun. 2001 St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri buried Bellefontaine Cemetery St. Louis, Missouri;

    Edwin R. Culver III

    Edwin R. Culver III

    Virginia Marie 'Ginny' (Christy) Culver
      married Virginia Marie 'Ginny' Christy born 1920; had:
        Edwin Raymond "Teddy" Culver IV
      m. Aloyse [-?-]; married


      Edwin R. (Bill) Culver III, co-founder of the National Alliance for Musical Theatre Producers, died June 11 of complications from Lou Gehrig's disease (ALS) in his hometown of St. Louis. He was 81.

      Devoted to musical theater, Culver began a 16-year tenure in 1975 as president of the Muny, the nation's largest outdoor amphitheater. He also served on the Board of Governors and Executive Committee for the League of American Theaters and Producers from 1985 through 1995.

      Aside from garnering the Founders Award in 1992 from the NAMTP (now the National Alliance for Musical Theatre), Culver also earned the Richard Barr Award at the Tony Awards the same year for his contributions to the Broadway stage.

      A 1938 graduate of Culver Military Academy in Culver , Ind. -- an institution established by his great-grandfather -- Culver also served in WWII. While in the U.S. Infantry, he served in the North African and European Theaters. After receiving an honorable discharge in 1945, Culver was given the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.

      He is survived by wife Aloyse, a son, two daughters and six grandchildren.

      In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations to the Culver Educational Foundation, 1300 Academy Road, Culver , IN 46511 or to the ALS Assn., 3945 West Pine Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108. - Variety Tue., Jun. 19, 2001

31 Bertram Beach Culver Jr. "B.B." b. 20 Aug. 1909 d. 22 J ul 1994 ;
m. Jane Marshall Metcalfe b. 17 Feb. 1914 d. 8 Dec. 2006 . He was class of 1928 Culver Military Academy. He also authored in 1992 Those Towers Lofty: A Narrative History of the Culver Campus. Both buried Bellefontaine Cemetery St. Louis, Missouri

1930 Census (aet 20-2)- not found as yet
    43 Bertram Beach Culver , III
    44 David Culver
    45 [-?-] Culver (F)
    46 [-?-] Culver (F)
32 Henry Harrison Culver b. 2 Feb. 1917 d. 27 Feb. 1998 St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri; m. Elizabeth Jenney b. 21 Jun 1921 d. 25 Nov. 1995

Census records are all under his parents as he was only 13 in 1930 at last available census.
    47 Henry Harrison Culver , Jr.,he was class of 1962 Culver Military Academy and authored: IFR Pocket Sim ulator Procedures,1976; and Imperial Swing Dancing,2007
    48 Martha Culver m. [-?-] Churchill
    49 Lisa Culver m. [-?-] Matthews
38 Walter Merwin Hand Jr. d. 17 Feb 1982 Pennsylvania; a 1923 Graduate of Culver Military Academy 1st Helen E. Melbourn divorced 1939
    50 Richard Merwin Hand ; m. Sue Felke
m. 2nd Marjory Thompson

    51 "Lynne" Janet Lynne Hand - picture August 1959


    52 Douglas Hand
    53 Jeffrey Wynton Hand - a 1966 Graduate of Culver Military Academy; pictured at Jeffery W. Hand, Fishing pier Culver Town Park



    "Ladies of the Lake"

39 Donald Barber Hand b. 14 Jul 1908 d. 15 Jun 1977; m. Lois Bess Morris b. 22 Mar 1913 d. Feb 1991

1945 - Oct. 16 Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Morris announce the engagement of their daughter, Lois Bess, to Donald B. Hand, son of Col. and Mrs. W. M. Hand. The wedding will take place Oct. 25 1935 October 16 -

Her death is found recorded in the Culver CItizen dated 13 Feb. 1991
    Retired teacher dies last Thursday

    Retired school teacher Lois Bess Hand, 77, 425 State Street, Culver , died at 3:40 a.m. last Thursday in Holl Cross Parkview Hospital, Plymouth. Her death came following a sudden death illness.

    Mrs. Hand was a life time Culver resident, and was a retired teacher who had taught in the Culver Community and Aubbeenaubee Township school Systems.

    She was born in Culver on March 22, 19113, the daughter of the late Arthur and Josephine Overman Morris.

    On October 25, 1935 in Culver , she married Donald B. Hand. He preceeded her in death on June 15, 1977.

    Surviving are tow daughters, JoEllen Hicks of Walkerton, and Christine Hatfield of Ft. Wayne. and two sons Terry O. Hand of Valparaiso, and Donald E. Hand of Indianapolis; four grandchildren, and two sisters, Alda Dickinson of Orlando, Flordia and Margaret Ellen Derch of Cleveland. She was preceded in death by a brother Clyde Morris.

    Funeral Services were held last Saturday at Grace United Church of Christ with the Rev. Donald Wagner, pastor, officiating. Bonine Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

    Memorial contributions may be made to the church. -
    54 Terry Owen Hand m. June Lichtwark
    55 Jo Ellen Hand m 1st Raymond K. Walmoth/Walmouth; 2nd [-?-] Hicks
    56 Donald Edward Hand
    57 Lois Christine Hand m. [-?-] Hatfield




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