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

Talman Gile 'T. G.' or 'Dick' Loudon  




You probably don' know who "T.G." is for every one calls him "Dick" He was born in Maxkincuckee, where he attended the grade school, but his high school work was done at Winamac.

Dick came to Culver 17 years agao and engaged in the operation of boats on the lake. Three years later he opened the grocery store he now operates opposite the town park. In 1932 it was closed hu the fire that destroyed the large resturant buidling next door. The following year the buisness was reopened in the new building where the above picture was taken as Dick weighed out a order of sugar.

He has had several hobbies while operating the store. For four years he was a deputy sheriff and attended the state police school at Indianapolis. He took up avation six years ago and obtained a student's license to fly. He has made several trips with the state avation tour, and helped brinf the tour to Culver one year. For five years he was manager of the local independent baseball team, which job he relinquished after he had piloted the team to a pennant. - Culver Citizen Profile






Corwin's One Townships Yesterdays (Louden)

Marvin True Louden , who today (in 1934) resides on the east side of Lake, Maxinkuckee... The father, John Edward Louden, moved to Indiana from New York in 1833, coming first to LaPorte County, then to Marshall County. He settled near Wolf Creek. The mother was Eliza S Huntley

The son, Marvin, was born April 26, 1858, in Green Township Marshall county Indiana on the homestead farm, located one mile west and one mile south of Wolf Creek village, pretty close to Union Township. In fact, the farm adjoined the Union Township line on the west. About fifty years ago, or in the early '80s, he came to Union Township. His father came before that. Members of the family still living in the township are Marvin True Louden his sons and daughter


he married 1st Jeannie (Jennie) Bell Cross b 8-15-1862 in E. Washington area near Maxinkuckee, Marshall Co., Indiana [Elkhart,Indiana] d 3-20-1897 in Maxinkuckee, Indiana daughter of Talmon Lynn Cross and Ann Rugg

They had:
    1 Florence Louden 1882 25 Apr 1960 Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida Pinellas county, Florida m. Leroy Anderson Woodruff Birth: 7 Feb 1883 Otsego, Allegn, Michigan son of Frederick J Woodruff and Rose A -- Death Aug. 11, 1957 Burial: Fairplains Cemetery Grand Rapids Kent County Michigan. Sje was a summer resident with her father
      Jennie Woodruff marrried William W. Post Bulah Woodruf married Nicholas VanderHoning LAra Belll Woodruss married MArtin Dyke EstherWoodruff married Richard Hammond


    2 Ivan Lynn Louden b 3 Sep 1887 in Culver-Union TWP, Marshall, Indiana,d 28 Apr 1951 in Leiters Ford, Fulton, Indiana, Burial: Poplar Grove Cemetery Marshall County Indiana m 30 may 1908 Lona Arvilla Stayton b 28 May 1890 in ,Marshall, Indiana, d 9 Feb 1980 in Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana Burial: Poplar Grove Cemetery Marshall County Indiana daughter of John William Stayton and Lydia A Seymour she married 2nd Bert R. Ivey.
      Geraldine Bell Louden Birth 10 DEC 1908 Culver, Marshall, Indiana, Death 18 AUG 1977 Culver, Marshall, Indiana

      Eleanor Lucile Louden Birth: Nov. 20, 1909 Argos Marshall County Indiana, Death: Sep. 9, 1993 Burial: Poplar Grove Cemetery Marshall County Indiana married 3 Feb. 1931 Plymouth, Marshall Coounty Indiana Howard C. Porcher Birth: Nov. 27, 1906 Plymouth Marshall County Indiana Death: Jun. 21, 1996 Burial: Poplar Grove Cemetery Marshall County Indianason of Harry Lloyd Porcher and Laura C. Kimmel

      Bessie Maurine LoudenBirth: 28 Nov 1913 - Marshall county Indiana Death: 25 Sept 1995 Victorville, San Bernardino, California married 31 Dec 1936 - Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana Harold Vernon "Pat" Shaw Birth 01 MAR 1911 Culver, Marshall, Indiana Death 24 MAR 2000 Merced, Merced, California son of Stephen ANthony Shaw and ELizabeth Laura 'Lizzzle" Gibbons.


    3 Talman Gile 'T. G.' or 'Dick' Loudon Birth: 24 Jun 1891 Death: Jan 24 1959 Pinellas county , Florida Burial: Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver Marshall County Indiana married 26 Jun 1912 - St Joseph, Berrien, Michigan Esther Anderson Birth: 23 Aug 1892 Chicago Cook county Illinois Illinois Death: Nov. 9 1958 daughter of Peter A Boberg and Matilda -Anderson

    4 Clara Clara Clarissa Loudon b 6-9-1893 in Maxinkuckee, Indiana d 25-9-1971 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Burial: Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills) Los Angeles Los Angeles County California m. 10 Aug 1910 St Joseph county Indiana Collins Warwick Woolley b 16 Oct., 1891 in Woolleytown, Miami County, Indiana d. 27 Jan., 1965 in Los Angeles, California son of Edgar Amos Woolley and Rose Ella Shoemaker. Burial: Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills) Los Angeles Los Angeles County California
      Virginia Bell Woolley 19111996
      Helen Lucille Woolley 19122001
      Edgar Marvin Woolley 19141914
      Loudon Nelson Woolley 19151975
      Gile Lynn Woolley 19181973
      Rosanna Mae Woolley 19182002
      John Ivan Woolley 19201940
      Chalma Elizabeth Woolley 19211999
      Betty Jean Woolley 19231987
      Joseph Collins Woolley 19241925


Marvin married 2nd. c 1901 Ella Bell [Eleanor] Edwards 7 Jul . 1877 Indiana ded 9 Sep 1913 Maxinkuckee Indiana

Marvin married 3rd 23 Nov 1914 Marshall, Indiana. Clara Jones/ Shelley Birth ABT 1865 Ohio died Jan 4 1934 Union Township Marshall county Indiana burial Oak Hill Cemetery Plymouth Marshall county Indiana

Marvin died 21 Jun 1940 Union township Marshall county Indiana. Burial: 23 Jun 1940 Poplar Grove Cemetery Marshall County Indiana






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