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

David R. Avery  



Katy Swartz - a grand niece writes that D. R. Avery's had Nellie May that was born in Culver, 9-26-1897 but only lived one day. She also writes that her Aunt wrote (copied word for word as was) the following of D. R.:

    Occupation: Store Operator - worked Boston store five years, then bought store at South Columbia St. and stayed four years. In 1897 moved to Culver for five years. In Bradley Place one year, Colonnade one year then to Park Cafe, then out one year, then to 919 Madison St. then to Kewanee Hotel, then back to 1009 Lawrence St. when the store was started about 1903 or 1904. In 1904 bought the corner from Mr. Brenan for $900. Store was moved by Staples for $80 to the corner where store was enlarged.


Name David R Avery
Residence Year 1896
Street Address 330 S Columbia
Residence Place South Bend, Indiana, USA
Publication Title South Bend, Indiana, City Directory, 1896
Household Members Name Age
David R Avery

Name David R Avery
Gender Male
Residence Year 1903
Street Address 1009 Lawrence
Residence Place South Bend; Mishawaka; River Park, Indiana, USA
Occupation Proprietor
Publication Title South Bend, Indiana, City Directory, 1903
Household Members Name Age
Martha A Avery
David R Avery

Name David R Avery
Gender Male
Residence Year 1908, 1910
Street Address 1003 LawrenceH 521
Residence Place South Bend; Mishawaka; River Park, Indiana, USA
Occupation Proprietor
Publication Title South Bend, Indiana, City Directory, 1908, 1910
Household Members Name Age
Martha A Avery
David R Avery

Name David R Avery
Gender Male
Residence Year 1926
Residence Place South Bend; Mishawaka, Indiana, USA
Publication Title South Bend, Indiana, City Directory, 1926
Household Members Name Age
David R Avery
Martha Avery

D. R. Avery is not on the 1910 in Union township Marshall County (the date given is 16 April); thus sold the property by this date.

He is found as follows - census Year: 1910; Census Place: South Bend Ward 4, St Joseph, Indiana; Roll: T624_378; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 174 on St. Lawrence St. Portage Township as a retail merchant of groceries - census date was 18 April. This pre-dates the time that his grandson John Avery related to Jeff Kenney of D. R.'s move to South Bend ca. 1915 - pre World War I to find find work, and spent the rest of his life there.


Son Ross is found Year: 1920; Census Place: South Bend Ward 4, St Joseph, Indiana; Roll: T625_464; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 244; on Madison Street

None of the other family is found in a general srearch of the 1920 census for Indiana, seemed to have escaped the census taker.
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Ross is found Year: 1930; Census Place: Penn, St Joseph, Indiana; Roll: 628; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 89;-


Under the St. Joseph county Indiana grave registration is found: AVERY, DAVID R. 1857 1926 0042 and this is found for Martha: Birth records - Avery Martha 1867 tombstone;

Here is a list of obituaries that connect to this family by the census records listed:
  • Avery, David R. 427 E. Howard South Bend IN 1926 South Bend Tribune 02/18/1926 1, p. 5, 2, p. 8; South Bend Tribune 02/20/1926 1, p. 6
  • Avery, Howard L. 54850 Bittersweet Mishawaka IN 1981 South Bend Tribune 09/26/1981 , p. 12 S outh Bend Tribune 09/27/1981 , p. 48



  • Name: David R. Avery Birth: 09 Apr 1857 C0nstantine, Michigan Death: 18 Feb 1926 - South Bend, IN Buried Cedar Grove Cemetary Notre Dame, St. Joseph County, Indiana son of Amos Avery & Sarah Burrow


    married 1st 26 SEP 1882 Plainwell, Michigan Elizabeth Y. Evans Birth 07 JAN 1861 Wappaham North Hampshire, England Death 28 JUN 1883 Constantine Cemetery, Constantine, Mi daughter of John Evans & Elizabeth (Betsy) ---

    married 2nd 30 MAY 1887 Constantine, Michigan Martha (Mattie) Ann Johnson Birth 31 MAR 1861 Vandalia, MI Death 20 JUN 1949 Mishawaka, IN Cedar Grove Cemetary Notre Dame, St. Joseph County, Indiana daughter of Job Johnson and Frances (Fanny) Doyle


    David R. and Martha had:
      Ross Bernard Avery Birth 12 APR 1888 Three Rivers, Mi Death 04 JUN 1980 Elkhart, IN married Ruth Marie Hickey (18921966)

      Howard Leon Avery Birth 26 SEP 1893 South Bend, Indiana Death 25 SEP 1981 Mishawaka, St Joseph, Indiana married Clara Clarissa Reading (19011960) Nellie May Avery Birth & Death 26 AUG 1897 Culver, In







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