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

Jonathan Mow and William Mow  



By Daniel Mc Daniel in "An Early History of Lake Maxinkuckee" (1908):

    "The Only one of the caravan who settled on the lake was Eleazer Thompson who built a log cabin a year or two later where the residence of Mrs. H. H. Culver is now located on the northeast shore. The old cabin still stands just north of the Culver residence, but has been remodeled, losing thereby some of its primitive beauty. Mr. Thompson was, therefore, the first white settler to take up permenant residence on the banks of the lake. He died a few years later, and the property has changed hands many times since then.

    The elder Adam Mow lived there in the early forties [sic], rearing a large family of boys and girls who are well remembered by the surviviors of that early period in the history of the lake.


On 10 April 1849 a Jonathan Mow was issued a land patent certificate # 17379 [link photo only] for SE1/4 of SE1/4 Section 14 (corssed out T32R1E) 2nd Principal Median.

1850 Marshall county census below can be some of the descendants.




1860 Marshall county census



Washington Cemetery Union Twp. Marshall County Indiana
MOW, Margaret, wife of J.A. Mow, d. Sep. 4, 1857, age 58y-7m-4d
MOW, John A., d. Sep 5, 1854, age 69y


John Adam Mow Birth: 1785 / 29 Nov 1782 Sewickley, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania son of John Samuel Mow and Eva Catherine Hertzel

married 1st Elizabeth STILES Birth , 1788 Laurens, South Carolina Death July 1818
    John Samuel (04) MOW 1808
    Eva Matilda MOW 18091841
    Mahala C. MOW 1811
    Elizabeth Betsy MOW 18181842


married 2nd 06 Aug 1818 Preble county , Ohio Margaret Martin Birth 04-27, 1799 Preble, Ohio Death 09-01, 1857 Culver, Marshall, Indiana
    Jonathan MOW 1819 Rebecca C. MOW 18231887 Mary MOW 1825 Martha MOW 1829 Hannah Jane MOW 18311910 Rachel MOW 1835 John Adam MOW 18361915 Eliza Ann MOW 18431919






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