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

Beaber Saloon



Could this be the Bradley Hotel (Chasnell Paramount) or the Blue Front

Also a C. C. Beaber is mentioned in connection in obtaining the Gerard Saloon at 102 S. Main around June 1st 1895 when the liquor license was requested to be transfered to him by George N. Gerard but was denied.






Christopher "Chris" Columbus Beaber born Mar 8 1832 Canaldover, Ohio County, Indiana / Canal Dover, Ohio o died 3 Jan 1932 Logansport, Cass county, Indiana buried Mount Hope Cemetery Logansport, Cass county, Indiana son of Abraham Gibbons/Gimmins Beaber and Ann Maria Thomaas
    CHris Beaber Dies at Age of 95, Was Civil War Veteran

    Was Second Civl War beteran to DIe in Losbansport in Two Days. Old Hotel Man.

    Christopher C. Beaver, 95 years old veteran of the Civil War and proprietor of the Vandalia Hotel when it flourished many years ago died SUnday morning at 9:30 o'clock at his hime 414 1.2 Wall Strret, after a long illness.

    At one time he also operated a hotel at Culver.

    Beaber's passing was the second Civil War veteran's death here in two days. The other veteran to die was Exra Patton.

    During the Civil War, Beaber, who was born in Canal Dover, Ohio served in Company E. 137th Indiana and came to Loganpsort from OHio when a young man.

    Surviing are a son A. G. (Ham) Beaber of 205 West Miami Avenue; thre grandchildren: Ann. Leona and Christopher, all of the West Miami Avenue address; and a stepson William Martin of 414 1/2 Wall Street.

    The Body was taken to the Peirce ans Easterday funeral home where services will be held Wednesday moring at 10 o'clock with Rev. L. G. Jacons of the Broadway M. E. church in charge.

    Burial will be made in Mt. Hope cemetetery. - Jan 4 1932 Logansport

    married 6 Jul 1871 Tippecanoe county, Indiana Mary M Corl Or Cory / Carl

    married Nov 2 1875 Logansport, Cass county, Indiana Anna Mary. Hassett born 1 Mar 1842 Tipperary, Ireland died Sep 28 1914 buried Mount Hope Cemetery Logansport, Cass county, Indiana daughter of John Hassett & Mary McEnnery
      married 1st 4 Sep 1858 Warren county, Ohio Patrick A. Martin Birth Limerick, Ireland Death Date 18 Aug 1871 Burial Mount Hope Cemetery Logansport, Cass County, Indiana. they had
        Mary Ellen Martin birth abt 1859 Ohio married --- Paul

        F. John / John Francis Martin Birth Abt 1861 Ohio

        Anna "Nannie" E Martin Birth 16 Aug 1866 Franklin, Warren, Ohio, Death 28 Feb 1932 Norwood Park, Cook, Illinois, Burial Place Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas/ Mount Hope Cemetery Logansport, Cass County, Indiana married 18 Dec 1893 Plymouth, Indiana Monroe Ream they divorced Moonore Ream Birth Date 6 Apr 1872 Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana Death 16 Feb 1930 East Chicago, Lake County, Indiana Union Cemetery Marshall County, Indiana son of Hiram Ream and Sarah Ann Kline married 2nd 30 Apr 1898 Marion county, Indiana Elizabeth Kenley

        Patrick Henry Martin BIRTH 31 JAN 1869 Ohio DEATH 17 JUL 1931 Peru, Miami, Indiana, Burial Mt. Hope Cemetery Peru, Miami County, Indiana married 01 Jun 1893 Alice Mae. Mitchell Cass county Indiana

        William Martin Birth Date 2 Apr 1872 Allen county Indiana Death 20 Feb 1943 logansport, Cass, Indiana, Body Anatomical donated Bloomington, Indiana

        Mary Ellen


    1890 - May 4 - C. C. Beaber, of otohis city, is having a fine large business house erected at Lake Maxinkuckee. It will be the largest frame business structure on the ground, and will cost $8,000. - Logansport Reporter

    1890 - May 12- John Martin, of Logansport, ia putting up a building just west of the Ohmer house, to be used as a lunch room and a saloon Logansport Pharos-Tribune

    1890 - Jun 10 - C. C. Beaber has completed his new place at Maxinkuckee adjoining the Ohmer house and expects to put in the finest kind of furniture in connection with his liquor saloon. The equipments will be equal to the best in the city. - Logansport Reporter

    1890 - Aug 2 - John F. Martin's New Place.
      A new nnd popular resort at Lake Maxinkuckee.is the new sample room recently opened by J. F.Martin a few doors west, of the Ohmer house near the depot John has a handsome and well equipped place, with a cool retreat at the rear which was greatly enjoyed by the crowds yesterday. Several good singers kept the guests applauding continually.

      John keeps on hand the best of liquors and cigars and is pushing Logansport Pale Beer to the front. Visitors to the Lake will enjoy themselves by calling at John's clean and hospitable resort. - Logansport Reporter


    1892 - Apr. 13 - In the circuit court today Elliot & Co. are suing Mrs. Ann Beeber on an account of $28.02, for a bill of provisions furnished her and her son, Jno. Martin, at the saloon formerly owned by them a Marmont. The defendant denies partnership in the saloon and all li ability for the aoeounts contractec by it.

    1916 Jan 9 - The Logansport Loan and Trust company, executor for the Ann M. Beager estate, through its attorneys Long, Yarlott & Souder, has files suit afainst Christopher C. Beaber et al , COmplaintm on petition to sell real estate - Logansport Journal-Tribune

    Beaber Heirs Enter Suit Against Husband
      A suit to determine the ownership of mortages and certificates of deposits of the late Mrs. Anna Beaver was started in the Cass Circuit court before Special Judge Cole of Peru yeserday.

      The estate left is valued at $25,000. The will directed the disposal of cetain moneys and mortages but after her death it is alleged that these could not be found among the effects by Logansport Loan and Trust compant executors of the estate>

      They were in the possession of husband hristopher Beaber and William Martin. These men set ip the claim that the certificates of depost and mortages were given to them by the deceased before he death. Other heirs were not satisfied and brought this suit.

      Rabb, Mahoney & Fansler represent the trust company and other heirs; while Kistler & KIstler, George E. Ross and G. A> Gamble are counsel for defendants. - Logansport Pharos-Tribune 17 Feb 1916


    Judge COle Gives Decision In Important Local Case
      Judge COle of Peru was on the bench of the Cass Circuit COurt this morning long enough to give his decision in the suit of the Loganpsort Loan & Tust against C. C. Beaber and his stepson William Martin, to recover a large amount of personal property of the lake Ann Beaber, which was tried here some little time ago.

      Deceased was the wife of C. C> Beaber, and died possessed of real estate worth about %15,000 and her personal propert to the value of %7,000. FOllowing her death, the personal property onsisting og notes, mortahes and certificates of depost and jewelery, found in possession of the husband and soon and they laid claim to them.

      The busband claimed joint ownership in the caulable papers and that a pair of diamond earrings, valued at $300 had been buried with deceased. There was also a cameo brooch and a watch and chain, which the son claimed as gifts.

      Judge Cole's rulling was that the notes, mortages and certificates legally belonged to the husband but that all the jewlery or its equivalent in mnoey must be turned over to the Trust company.

      The will provides that the propert shall be sold as soon as possible and the proceeds be distributed among the surviving relatives.

      Provisions of the will are now to be carried out by the Trust company and the estate settled.

      Attoroney Ben Long, who represented the Trust company, was suctodian of some of this personal proerty belonging to Mrs. Beaber and she directed him to turn it over to her husband after her death.

      Mr. Beaber testified he buried the diamonds with his wife's body - Logansport Pharos Tribune Marh 25, 1916


    Judge Cole Construes The Beaber Will
      Judge Cole of Peru occupied the local bench yesterday morning long enough to render his decision in the Beaber will case.

      The suit grew out of the dosposition of he property, which consisted of approximately $15,000 in real easte and $7,000 in personal property

      The husband claimed a some vaulable papers and jewe;ry, to which other heirs took exceptions

      Judge COle's ruling was that the motes, mortages and certificates legally belonged to the husband but that all the jewlery or its equivalent in money must be turned over to the trust company.

      The will provoides that the property shall be sold as soon as possible and that the proceeds be distributed among the surviing relatives.

      Provisions of the will are now to be carried out by the Trust company and the estate settled. Attorney Ben Long, who represents the Trust company, was custodian of some of this personal property belonging to Mrs. Beaber and she directed him to turn it over to her husband after her death.

      Mr. Beaber testified he burid the diamons with his wife's body - Mar 26 1916 Logansport Pharos Tribune


    Child:
      Abraham "Ham" George / Gimmonds Beaber Birth 4 May 1876 Logansport, Cass, Indiana Death 22 Feb 1948 Logansport, Cass, Indiana, Burial Mount Hope Cemetery Logansport, Cass County, Indiana, married 18 Oct 1909 Pulaski county, Indiana Catherine Baumann
        A. G. Beaber Found Dead

        Heart Attack Proves Fatal Monday Monroing to Local Resident

        Abraham G. Beaber, 70, was found dead at 10:30 o'clock at his home, 309 Pearl Street.

        ''The body was found by John Hinkle of 323 1/2 South Pearl Street. Death was due to a heart attack

        Born in Logansport in 1876, he was the sone of Mr. and Mrs. hristopher Beaber. He was employed as a painter.

        Surviving are the wife, Katherin; two daughters: Mrs. Anne Rettig, city and Mrs. Leona Modricker, city and a son Chris Beaber of Hattiesburg, Miss.

        The body is at the McCloskey-Hamiltoon funeral home where firends may call. - Feb 23 1948 - Logansport Pharos Tribune.







    1890 - Feb 19 - C. C. Beaber, saloon and resturant man of the West Side who has been in the saloon and resturant business the past seven years, contemplates selling or renting his husiness here and locating at Lake Maxinkuckee. - Logansport Daily
      Ir is interesting to note he earlier also had a slaoon "uptown" serveral years before at 102 S Main.


    Is this the main Street Location?
      1890 May 5 - C. C. Beaber, of this City, is having a fine large business house erected at Lake Maxinkuckee. It will be the largest frame business structure on the ground, and will coat $3,000 - Logansport Reporter

      1890 - May 12 - Some buildings and repairing are in progress. John Martin, of Logansport is putting up a building just west of the Ohmer house to be used as a lucnh room and Saloon. - Logansport Pharos Tribune

      1890 June 4 - Beaber & Martin of this city, have completed a three story building at Lake Maxinkuckee, to be occupied as a saloon and boarding house. Lake Maxinkuckee

      1890 - June 9 - Beaber & Martin of this city, have completed a three story building at Lake Maxinkuckee to be occupied as a sallon and boarding house. Loganpsort Pharos-Tribune

      1890 - June 10, 1890 - Beaber has completed his new place at Maxinkuckee adjoining the Ohmer house and expects to put in the finest kind of furniture in connection with his liquor saloon. The equipments will be equal to the best in the city. - Logansport Reporter

      1890 - Aug 2 - John F. Martin's New Place
        A new and popular resort at Lake Maxinkukcee is in the new sample room recently opened by John F. Martin a few doors west of the Ohmer house near the depot. John has a handsom and well equiped place, with a cool retreat at he rear which was greatly enjoyed by the crowds yesterday. Several good singer kept the guests applauding continually. John keeps on had the best of liquors and cigars and is pushing Logansport Pale Beer to the front. Visitors to the lake will enjoy themselves by calling at John's clean and hositable resort.


      1891 - Apr 25 - The partnership heretofore existing between C. C. Beaber and J . F Martin at Marmont Ind. was dissolved on Apro; 23d 1891. The public is warned against crediting J. F Martin ont he firm's name. - C.C. Beaber Logansport Pharos-Tribune

      1891 July 2 - To rent - Room suitable for lunch counter at Marmont near the Colonade hotel. Enquire of C. E. Beaber 355 Sycamore street - Logansport Reporter

      1891 - Jul 21 - Mrs. C. C. Beaber. of the Westside,brought suit against her son, John Martin, for the possession of a saloon at Lake Maxinkuckee. The court decided that the defendant might retain possession for one year from June 1st. 1891.

      1891 - Nov 11 - Mrs. C. C. Beaber, of the Westside, has secured possession of her saloon property at Maxkinkuckee. The Marshall Ciruit court also gave her two judgements aggains her son. John F. Martin - Logansport Pharos-Tribune

      1891 - Nov 11 - Won Both Cases Two jugdements have been rendered in the Marshall circuit court in favor of Mrs. Ann Beaber, of this city, against John F. Martin In one case, possession of is awarded Mrs. Beaber of her property at Marmont, formerly occupied by John F. Martin's saloon and in the other damages against Martin on Mrs. Beaber's claim. Mrs. Beaber will enter into possession at once. - Loganpsort Reporter

      1891 - Nov 12 - In the Marshall circuit court two jugdements have been rendered against John F. Martin in favor of Mrs. Anna Beaber one for possession of property at Marmont, the other for damages for illegally holding said property, the defendant to pay the costs in both cases. These suits have been haing _ for several months, and the decison establishes Mrs. Beaber's claim to the property - Logansport Pharos-Tribune / Loganpsort Reporter

      Raised The Order
        A Shrewed Trick SUccessfuly Played by Sharpers

        Mrs. Ann Beaber Victimized of Several Dollars

        Word was received her today that a successful confidence game having been worked yestrday upon Mrs. Ann Beaver, a prominent business lady of Maxinkuckee, formerly of this city. By skillful misrepresentations, two starngers obtained of her an order for $15, presentable at her place of business. Thye appeared honest, and were undoubtledly intelligent, for they immediatley went and raised the face of the order several dollars by a single strooke of the pen. They then presented it at her place of buisbess and obtained all the cash on the premises. It is needless to say that they made rapid tracks out of town and have not been heatd from since. Mrs. Beaber's many acquaintances here will learn with surprise of the occurance, as she is regarded as an extremely shrewd and careful business person. - Aug 28 1892 Logansport Pharos Tribune
          A Correction - C. C. Beaber writes from Marmont that the article in the Reporter of the 24th ins. regarding a swindle supposed to have been orperated upon Mrs. Ann Beaber is incorrect and states that the story is manufactured out of the whole cloth. In concluding Mr. Beaber says: "Mts Beaber does not issie any orders, neighter is there any orders issued against her. She pays cash for her goods, so that orders are out of the question." - Logansport Reporter 26 Aug 1892,


      1895 - C. C. Beaber requested liquor license transfer
        June 1st 1895
        To the Hon. Board of the town of Marmont Marshall county, Indiana
        Gentlemen, Sirs
        You will please transfer the town liquor license issued to C. C. Beaber to Mr. Geo W. Gerard, of Marmont, and oblige

        C. C. Beaber

        Jun 17 1895 - The letter of C. C. Beaber was take from the table, and the Board decided that the license of said Beaber could not be transferred, and a motion was made and duly seconded that the clerk notify Mr. Geo W. Gerard to take out a new license. Carrried

        1896 - Nov 21 - For Rent Saloon at Maxinkuckee C. E. Beaber 355 Sycamore street - Logansport Pharos-Tribune

        1897 - Feb 19 - For Sale or rent - saloon and resturant, Marmont, C. C. Beaber, city Logansport Pharos-Tribune

        1898 - Jun 14 - Wanted a good girl to work in a restaurant. Apply to Mrs. A.. M. Beeber, Culver, Ind. Logansport Pharos-Tribune

        1898 - June 24 - Liquor license were granted to: C. C. Beaber... of Culver... - Marshall County Indiependent

        1899 - Jun 9 Commissioner's Court -....applications for licenses to sell liquor and the following were granted:... C. C. Beaber, Culver.. Marshall County Independent.

        1899 - Jul 2 - Several accounting of a tragic event at the Colonade of a Balloon accident gives a rough location of the Beaber Saloon on Lake Shore Dr.:

          Logansport Pharos Tribune Monday July 3, 1899:
            BALLOON ACCIDENT

            ...He had started on a trip to the clouds near the residence of Mrs. Beaber and when in the air about 40 feet, the movements of the balloon made him swing against the upper porch of the Colonade hotel....


          Logansport Journal Tuesday July 4, 1899
            THE DEADLY BALLOON

            ...A colored aeronaut from South Bend had been secured and a vacant lot between Beaber's sample rooms and the Colonade Hotel was secured upon which to prepare the apparatus....



          7 Jul 1899 Culver Herald:
            Horrible Accident

            Prof. M R . Phillips Collides With the Colonade Hotel and Falls 30 Feet....

            The fact that there would be a balloon ascension as advertised in the Herald brought a large crowd of country people to the city. The balloon was stationed between the Beeber saloon and the Colonade Hotel....


          1900 - Apr 27 ...Saturday morning at 2:30 a.m. our citizens were arroused from their slumber by the cry of fire ... the Colonade Hotel, one of the largest in Northern Indiana, was in flames. In almost the twinkling of an eye, the flames communicated with the O. C. Beaber building, just west of the hotel,....

          1902 - Oct 28 - Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Beaber have gone to Wabash Ind. to attend to their %50,000 case against J. S. Cole - Logansport Pharos-Tribune

          1903 - oct 8 - eli Spencer is building a cement walk for Mrs. Beeber this week - citizen

          1904 - Ju; 13 - Capt. Crokk is having a building erected on the hill back of the eeber property for the accomadation of his boat crews

           
          Ohio, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1774-1993 
          Name	Patrick Martin
          Gender	Male
          Marriage Age	21
          Birth Date	abt 1837
          Marriage Date	4 Sep 1858
          Marriage Place	Warren, Ohio, USA
          Spouse Ann Hassett
          Film Number	000964270
          
          1860 United States Federal Census 
          Name	Patrick Martin
          Age	23
          Birth Year	abt 1837
          Gender	Male
          Race	White
          Birth Place	Ireland
          Home in 1860	Franklin, Warren, Ohio
          Post Office	Franklin
          Dwelling Number	575
          Family Number	575
          Occupation	Boat Captain
          Real Estate Value	200
          Personal Estate Value	200
          Inferred Spouse	
          Anna Martin
          Inferred Child	
          Ellen M Martin
          Household Members (Name)	Age
          Patrick Martin	23
          Anna Martin 19
          Ellen M Martin 1
          Michial Bergan 21
          Willian Williams 21
          
          Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865 
          Name	Christopher Columbus Beaber
          Enlistment Date	26 May 1864
          Enlistment Rank	Private
          Muster Date	26 May 1864
          Muster Place	Indiana
          Muster Company	E
          Muster Regiment	137th Infantry
          Muster Regiment Type	Infantry
          Muster Information	Enlisted
          Muster Out Date	21 Sep 1864
          Muster Out Place	Indianapolis, Indiana
          Muster Out Information	Mustered Out
          Side of War	Union
          Survived War?	Yes
          Residence Place	Allen County, Indiana
          Burial Place	Logansport, Cass Co., Indiana
          Title	Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana; Information provided by HDS subscribers
          
          
          Indiana, U.S., Marriage Index, 1800-1941
          Name Christopher C Beaber
          Marriage 6 Jul 1871 Tippecanoe, Indiana, USA
          Spouse Mary M Carl Name Mary M Corl Or Cory Gender Female Marriage Date 06 Jul 1871 Marriage Place Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States Spouse Christopher C Berber FHL Film Number 872053 1880 United States Federal Census Name Cristafer Beber Age 34 Birth Date Abt 1846 Birthplace Ohio Home in 1880 Logansport, Cass, Indiana, USA Street College Street Dwelling Number 526 Race White Gender Male Relation to Head of House Self (Head) Marital Status Married Spouse's Name Ann Beber Father's Birthplace Pennsylvania Mother's Birthplace Pennsylvania Occupation Teamster Neighbors View others on page Household Members (Name) Age Relationship Cristafer Beber 34 Self (Head) Ann Beber 39 Wife G. Abraham Beber 2 Son F. John Martin 19 Stepson (Step Son) Nannie Martin 13 Stepdaughter (Step Daughter) H. Patrick Martin11 Stepson (Step Son) William Martin 10 Stepson (Step Son) Indiana, U.S., Marriages, 1810-2001 Name Anna E Martin Gender Female Race White Event Type Marriage Registration (Marriage) Birth Place Ohio Marriage Date 18 Dec 1893 Marriage Place Plymouth, Indiana, United States Residence Place Manmount, Indiana Father Patrick Martin Mother Anna Hassett Spouse Monroe Ream Page 56 FHL Film Number 001651776 1910 United States Federal Census Name Christofer C Beaber Age in 1910 75 Birth Date 1835 [1835] Birthplace Ohio Home in 1910 Harrison, Pulaski, Indiana, USA Sheet Number 8b Race White Gender Male Relation to Head of House Head Marital Status Married Spouse's Name Ann M Beaber Father's Birthplace Pennsylvania Mother's Birthplace Pennsylvania Native Tongue English Occupation Farmer Industry General Farm Employer, Employee or Other Employer Home Owned or Rented Own Home Free or Mortgaged Free Farm or House Farm Able to read Y Able to Write Y Enumeration District Number 0122 Years Married 36 Enumerated Year 1910 Neighbors View others on page Household Members (Name) Age Relationship Christofer C Beaber 75 Head Ann M Beaber 68 Wife Abraham G Beaber 29 Son Catherine Beaber 25 Daughter-in-law Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017 Name Anna M Beaber [Anna M Hassett] Gender Female Race White Age 72 Marital Status Married Birth Date 1 May 1842 Birth Place Ireland Death Date 28 Sep 1914 Death Place Logansport, Cass, Indiana, USA Death Registration Date 1914 Father John Hassett Mother Mary Mc Ennery Spouse Christopher Beaber 1920 United States Federal Census Name Christofer C Beaber [Christopher C Beaber] Age 83 Birth Year abt 1837 Birthplace Ohio Home in 1920 Logansport Ward 2, Cass, Indiana Street 3rd St. House Number 219 Residence Date 1920 Race White Gender Male Relation to Head of House Head Marital Status Widowed Father's Birthplace Pennsylvania Mother's Birthplace Pennsylvania Able to Speak English Yes Home Owned or Rented Owned Home Free or Mortgaged Free Able to read Yes Able to Write Yes Neighbors View others on page Household Members (Name) Age Relationship Christofer C Beaber 83 Head William Martin 49 Roomer Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017 Name Christopher Columbus Beaber Gender Male Race White Age 95 Marital Status Widowed Birth Date 8 Mar 1836 Birth Place Canaldover, Ohio Death Date 3 Jan 1932 Death Place Logansport, Cass, Indiana, USA Death Registration Date 1932 Father Not Known Here Mother Not Known Here Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1861-1985 Name Christopher C Beaber Unit 137 Ind. Inf Company D Enlistment Date 26 May 1864 Death Date 1 Jan 1932 Cemetery G A R Circle Cemetery Location Logansport, Indiana, USA Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 Name Abraham Gimmonds Beaber Gender Male Race White Birth Date 4 May 1878 Birth Place Logansport C, Indiana Father Christophe C Beaber MotherMary A Hassett SSN Notes Sep 1943: Name listed as ABRAHAM GIMMONDS BEABER Illinois, U.S., Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 Name Nannie Martin Ream [Nannie Martin Martin] Birth Date 16 Aug 1866 Birth Place Franklin, Warren Co , Ohio Death Date 28 Feb 1932 Death Place Norwood Park Township, Cook, Illinois Burial Date 2 Mar 1932 Burial Place Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas Death Age 66 Occupation Forelady Race White Marital Status D Gender Female Residence Chicago, Illinois Father Name Patrick Martin Father Birth Place Limerick, Ireland Mother Name Ann Elizabeth Hasset Mother Birth Place Tipperary, Ireland Spouse Name Monroe Ream FHL Film Number 1684327