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

George Peeples  

The surname had been records both ways - as PEEPLES and PEOPLES.

1872 - G. Peoples 10A; Lot No. 1 37.32A

1876 - G. Peoples 37A

1880 - G. Peeples ?35.5A & 16.96A?

1898 - G. Peeples - Lake Lot, ?35.5A & 16.96/20A?

1908 - Geo. Peoples - 2 Lake Lots, 8.90A & 37.47A

It is the 1908 plat map the changes the name to PEOPLES, unless the 1880 and 1898 plat maps are in error with their spelling of the name.

Emma Vonnegut purchased the Peeples farm before 1922 by the plat map - her obit of 1939 states 10 years ago which would be 1929 - but is in error target=new

George Peeples Birth 24 SEP 1836 Miami, Indiana Death 15 JAN 1918 Culver, Marshall, Indiana Burial: Washington Cemetery Union townshop Marshall County Indiana son of Hugh Allen Ballentine Peeples, & Patsey Fisher

He could be the the George Peeples found living with John C. Miles and Martha Mary Peeples in the 1860 census this could be her brother
    Name:Geo Peoples
    Birth Year:abt 1837
    Gender: Male
    Birth Place: Indiana
    Home in 1860: Union, Marshall, Indiana
    Post Office: Yellow River
    Family Number: 1195

Served in Co D 9 Ind Vol

m. Catharine E McMillen Birth 1849 Indiana Death 26 APR 1916 Culver, Marshall, Indiana Burial: Washington Cemetery Union townshop Marshall County Indiana daughter of James Edward McMillen and Julia M. Ryan

Their children:
    Edward Allen Peeples son of G. & C.E. Peeples, d. May 24, 1875, age 2y-4m-14d Burial: Washington Cemetery Union townshop Marshall County Indiana

    Everett Ellsworth Peeples Everet E., son of G. & C.E. Peeples, d. Sep 29, 1878, age 1y-6m-27d Burial: Washington Cemetery Union townshop Marshall County Indiana

    Sarah Mary Peeples 1869-1932 married Albert Duffey Pefley Burial: Washington Cemetery Union township Marshall County Indiana Birth: Jan. 12, 1867 Wabash County Indiana Death: Apr. 20, 1964 Wabash County Indiana Burial: Center Grove Cemetery Lincolnville Wabash County Indiana

    Edna Blanche b. 20 Feb. 1886 d. 27 Mar. 1936; she m. 1 Jan 1907 Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana Bk. C-2 pg. 77 Harry Alden Dillon b. 24 Sep 1881 near Culver , Marshall, Indiana d. 17 Oct 1949; buried Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver, Marshall,Indiana. 28 Dec. 1906 Marshall county Indianason of Lewis Cass Dillon Sr. and Mary C. Duddleson (see Dillon family)
      Rochester News_Sentinel
      Friday, March 27, 1936

      Mrs. Harry A. DILLON, aged 50, who resided on a farm five miles southwest of Argos, died in a hospital at Plymouth at 7 o'clock Friday morning. Death was due to pneumonia and followed an illness of ten days.

      Edna Blanche PEEPLES was born on a farm near Lake Maxinkuckee on February 20, 1886. Her parents were George and Catherine PEEPLES. She has resided in the same community all of her life. She was married on January 1, 1907.

      Survivors are the husband, an adopted daughter, Edna Pearl [DILLON], at home; son, Walter [DILLON], South Bend; sister, Mrs. Mary SPEYER, Culver ; and a granddaughter.

      The funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon from the church at Maxinkuckee with the Rev. R. O. KIMBERLIN of Argos officiating. Burial will be made in the Poplar Grove Cemetery.

    Mary Ludema. Peeples b. c. 1869 d. 25 Jan 1944 aet 75; she m. Henry Speyer
      Rochester News-Sentinel of Thursday, January 25, 1944 -
      Mary L. Speyer
      Rochester relatives and friends early today were apprised of the death of Mrs. Henry SPEYER, 75, which occured at her home in Culver at 10:30 o'clock Thursday evening. Death res ulted from a heart attack which was suffered at 10 o'clock Thursday evening after the Speyers had returned home from spending the evening with friends. Previous to the fatal attack the well-known Culver lady and been enjoying her usual good health. Mrs. Speyer had a host of friends throughout both Marshall and F ulton counties.

      [Mary PEEPLES] was the daughter of George and Kathryn PEEPLES, a pioneer Maxinkuckee family which once owned the Vonnegut farm and other land along the east shore of Lake Maxinkuckee. Her husband, Henry SPEYER, is a retired merchant and former postmaster of Culver . Mrs. Speyer was a member of the Methodist church and was active in the social and civic affairs of that community for a long number of years.

      Survivors are her husband, and the following children, Pa uline [SPEYER] and George SPEYER, both of Culver ; Mrs. Helen RHODES and Mrs. Marguerite REYNOLDS, both of South Bend; Mrs. Ruth SHAW of Escanaba, Mich.; Harry SPEYER of Plymouth; Jack SPEYER of New York City, and eight grandchildren, three of whom are in the service. Funeral services will be held at the Easterday funeral home, Culver , Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment will be in the Culver cemetery. Several Rochester relatives and friends will attend the services.

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