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

Milton Harold Ewald  





M. H. Ewald - Mr. Ewald is reaching for a can of olives from the display county that he designed himself and bad built locally. The atractive piece has received considerab;e praise from visiting authorites on modern merchandising.

July 1, 1920, is the date on which Mr. Ewald opened the store he now operates. This he believes ranks him as the oldest food store owner in Culver.

He had been in business in South Bend before coming here, but was no stranger to arshall county, having been born in this county near Bremen.

For a number of years his store here was operated as a meat market, but later a full line of groceries was added to keep step with the change in food merchandising.

Mr. Ewald has served as a member of the town board and as president of the Chamber of Commerce, of which he was one of the organizers. for a number of years he was a member of the important road committee and helped bring about many of the improvements local citizens are now enjoying.






Milton "Milt" Harold Ewald
BIRTH 15 Jun 1876 Bremen, Marshall County, Indiana
DEATH 23 Nov 1949 Carbondale, Jackson County, Illinois,
BURIAL Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver, Marshall County, Indiana, PLOT Section 5, Row 2
MEMORIAL ID 32237412

Milton is actually buried in Solomon Creek Cemetery in Benton, Elkhart County, Indiana.

Milton was a son of Valentine Ewald and Amelia Kaufman

married 1st On the day after Christmas in 1897, Milton married Lillian Arvilda Radabaugh Wiltfong in Marshall County. Lillie was the daughter of Noah Radabaugh and Mary France who was later adopted by Benjamin Radabaugh and wife Mary Bondure.

Lillian Arvilla “Lillie” Radabaugh Wiltfong
BIRTH 19 Aug 1876 Marshall County, Indiana
DEATH 8 Jun 1932 Culver, Marshall County, Indiana
BURIAL Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver, Marshall County, Indiana MEMORIAL ID 22467130

In 1900, Milton and his wife, Lillie, lived in Plymouth where Milton was a carpenter.

In 1910, he and his family resided in South Bend at 1311 S. Main Street, and he was still a carpenter.

1918 when he registered for the WWI daft - they were living in the area of Atwood, Kosciusko, Indiana and was listed as a farmer

By 1920, still residing in South Bend but having moved to 401 E. Ewing Avenue, Milton was a butcher at a meat market.

On July 1, 1920, the family moved to Culver; Milton had purchased the Meat Market from Raymond Mikesell, and by 1930, was residing at 209 S. Plymouth Street in Culver with Milton working as a local butcher

Children of Milton Harold & Lillian Arvilla “Lillie” Radabaugh Wiltfong Ewald:
    Horace George Ewald BIRTH 11 Feb 1902 South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana DEATH 23 Jan 1963 Logansport, Cass County, Indiana BURIAL Mount Hope Cemetery Logansport, Cass County, Indiana PLOT 15-000C -26 MEMORIAL ID 34708794 married 20 Jun 1934 Lois A R Gaby

    Robert Robert Dale Ewald BIRTH 25 Jun 1906 South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana DEATH 22 Aug 1988 Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, BURIAL Cremated, Ashes scattered on Mr. Lemon, Tucson, AZ MEMORIAL ID 32237434 MARRIED: 19 JAN 1930 East Chicago, Lake, Illinois Mary Beula Osborne BIRTH: abt 1910 DEATH: 01 AUG 1972

    Katheryn ELnora "Katie" Ewald BIRTH 12 Feb 1908 South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana DEATH 1 May 2009 Culver, Marshall County, Indiana BURIAL Masonic Cemetery Culver, Marshall County, Indiana PLOT Section 7, Row 4 MEMORIAL ID 32237204 married Claude Harter Cary CumminsBIRTH 28 Sep 1905 Indiana DEATH 11 Oct 1968 Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana BURIAL Masonic Cemetery Culver, Marshall County, Indiana PLOT Section 7, Row 4 MEMORIAL ID 32237202

    Agnes Amelia Ewald BIRTH 22 Sep 1909 South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana DEATH 4 Mar 1970 Logansport, Cass County, Indiana BURIAL Mount Hope Cemetery Logansport, Cass County, Indiana PLOT 01-0118 -06 MEMORIAL ID 34898232 married Paul Edwin Steel


Milton remarried 2nd July 1934 Pearl L -----
    On Wedensday,, at the home of Mr. and Mrs., Adam Wise, of Plymouth, took place very quielty the marriage of Pearl L. Juday of South Bend to Milton H. Ewald of this sicty. - 12 Jul. 1934 Citizen


Pearl L. ---- BIRTH 1882 Indiana
DEATH 1961
BURIAL Solomon Creek Cemetery Benton, Elkhart County, Indiana PLOT Section 2 row 4 #12
MEMORIAL ID 41506264
    born as Luella Pearl Juday Birth: Luella Pearl Birth Place: Benton/ Elkhart County Indiana daughter of Franklin B. Juday & Sarah E Smith

    MARRIED : 13/14 Sep 1907 St. Joseph County, Indiana Elmer Francis Drake Birth : 4 Sep 1885 Tyner, Marshall coutny Indiana Death : 3 Sep 1937 Death Place: Epsworth Hospital South Bend, St Joseph, Indiana [tho Find-A-Grave- has Goshen, Elkhart County, Indiana ] BURIAL 6 Sep 1937 Riverview Cemetery South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana PLOT Section N MEMORIAL ID 78564569 son of John Drake and Christena Akes ; it is apparent they divorced as his wife is listed as Mabel ----

    In 1910 they were liviing with his mother in Marshall county and he was listed as a Farm Laborer; at this time they had no children.

    1918 when ELmer registed for the WWI draft they were living at 516 Winger South Bend< St. Joseph county, Indiana and he was the manageer for the Vandalia Coal Yards at 216 W. Broadway, South Bend.

    1920 - they were listed as living on S. Felllow and he was listed as being a manager of a coal yard and no childfren listed for them.

    1925-1926 they were listed at 802 E Washington ave South Bend; Mishawaka, Indiana

    1930 - they were listed at -629 28th St. South Bend, St. Joseph county, Indiana he was listed as being a Salesman of Tobacco.

    1933 - they were listed at 629 S 28th Residence Place: Mishawaka, Indiana,


In 1940, Milton and his 2nd wife Pearl was residing at 209 S. Plymouth Street in Culver.

On April 24, 1940 it was announced that the previous week that Milton and sold the Market but not the building to Paul t. Snyder who tool immediate ossesion thereof. He was to remain at least three weeks to conculde buisness and then move to his farm near Syracuse.






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