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

Francis E "Frank" Amond  



Francis E "Frank" Amond Birth: 04 May 1905 - Herkimer New York Death: 30 July 1983 - Fort Lauderdale, Broward, Florida burial Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver Marshall County Indiana son of Parents: Charles Edouard Amond & Elizabeth R Reilly

married 27 Jun 1930 - Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire Emma Marie Kuhn Birth 17 DEC. 1909 Keasbey, Woodbridge, New Jersey Death SEPT. 1975 Culver, Indiana, Marshall County burial Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver Marshall County Indiana daughter of Steve Kun & Helen Fesco

The Amond's came from Connersville, Indiana. Frank purchased the5 & 10 cent store at 114 Main Street and put Emma in as manager of it; the Amonds operated the during their early years in Culver.

    1940 July 31 Ben Oberlin has sold the Ben franklin to F. D. Amond of Ambrose, N. J. and will give possession on Aug. 1

    1944 - Feb 16 - A business transaction was completed last week whereby Wilber Taylor bought the Ben Franklin 5 and 10 cent store from Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Amond.


Frank was building up his boat fleet for the cruise service to included boat rentals; purchasing from Don Behmer and Rex Mawhorter. Known as Captain Frank Amond, he operated the popular lake tour boat, The Maxinkuckee, for many years. He purchased The Maxinkuckee in 1941, and operated the tour boat, as well as Chris Craft speedboats, for decades until the Maxinkuckee was dry docked in 1976. Along with a Florida-based partner, the Amonds formed >Gold Coast Industries , through which Frank Amond manufactured Awnings by Amond. The awnings were sold and installed by Frank's son Eddie.

They resided at 802 lakeshore Dr. and in later years in an upstairs apartment at 112 S Main; Gold Coast Industrie was also located there in the basement.

    Edward Francis Amond Birth: 21 Jun 1931 - Cambridge, Ohio Death: 14 Jan 2009 - Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana married Shirley Joann Drew
      Douglas Drew Amond married Susan Louise Luedeman

      Kimberly Kay Amond married Michael John Wright son of Colin John Hughson Wright & Thelma Grace Davis



    Joanne H. Amond, married 1960 Daniel A. "Dan" Kennedy i






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