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

Samuel E Medbourn (1828-)  



Samuel E/ L. Medbourn Birth 20 MAY 1822 Northamptonshire, England Death Oct 23, 1886, ae 64y-5m-3d Culver, Marshall, Indiana Burial: Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver Marshall County Indiana

    One Townhip yester years states: Besides the pioneering family of EDWARD and HANNAH MEDBOURN, there was another of the MEDBOURN stock: the SAMUEL MEDBOURN family, which was related and which came about the same time. The homestead of this family was north of the present village of Culver, on Road 10, and is now known as the Garn place


      Samuel and his wife Ann married in 1848 and sailed from Liverpool, England in 1852, arriving in New York on March 31, 1852 aboard the ship Enterprise. Also aboard was their 2 year old daughter, Mary Ann Medbourn. Also aboard was Ann's brother, Joseph Wilford, and Joseph's wife, Charlotte (nee Kendall) Wilford.

      Samuel and his young family first settled in Lorain County, Ohio, with the Buswells and Wilfords. Samuel's family appears on the 1860 census there. By 1870, the family had moved to Culver

      married 1848 Ann Wilford Birth 23 JUL 1829 Clipston, Northamptonshire, England Death d. Feb 16, 1890, ae 60y-7m-24d Indiana Burial: Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver Marshall County Indiana daughter of Joseph Wilford and Mary Griffin

      They had:
        2 Mary Ann Medbourn Birth: Oct 3 1849 Wilford England Death: May 22, 1918
          Mary Ann Medbourn, olderst child of Samuel and Ann Medbourn, was born in Welford, England Ocr. 3, 1849.

          She came with her parents to America in 1851.

          The family settled near Elyria, Ohio and in 1860 came to Indiana and lived on the farm now owned by Fran Garn untilt he death of her father and morther.

          She was a loving and dutiful daughter and was always ready to help thise in need or sickness

          She united with the church of Christ when 18 years of age and has been a devoted member of the church untill her death.

          For the last 18 months she has made her home and was cared for by her sister-in-lae, Mrs. Joseph Medbourn, who gave her the beat of car, and attention, byt at last all earthly help failed and she quietly passed away at 10:45 a.m. on the evening of May 22, 1917, her ager being 68 years 7 months and 19 days.

          She was preceded in death by her father and mother, three sisters and three borthers.

          She leaves to moutn her death two sisters - Mrs. Celis VanSchoiack of Chico, Cal. and Mrs. Clara Haag of Kewanna, Ind. and one brother George L. Mebbourn of Culver, Ind., besides several other bear relatives and a host of friends

          The funeral service was conducted Saturday, May 25, at 2 p.m. at the Christain Church by R. W. Hoffman, her pastor. Her doby was laid to rest in Culver Cemetery - 18 May 1918 Culver Citizen.


        3 Dorcas L. Medbourn Birth: Oct. 7, 1852 Ohio, Death: Dec. 3, 1881 AGED 29yrs,1m,26ds Burial: Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver Marshall County Indiana married Marshall County, Indiana August 2, 1874 Robert Barnhill Birth: Aug. 25, 1830 Marion County Indiana Death: Nov. 13, 1918 Indiana son of Hugh Sharon Barnhill & Phoebe Huron Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery Argos Marshall Indiana
          Robert A Barnhill was born in Wayne Township, Marion County, Indiana. He was a farmer all his life. He was married 3 times, and widowed 3 times.

          He married Emaline Chapman (1835 - 1870) on February 3, 1850 in Marshall County, Indiana. They had 2 children Liona Barnhill, born July 26, 1859, and Byron Chapman Barnhill, born June 16, 1861.. She died September 1, 1870 at the age of 35.

          Robert then married Dorcas L Medbourn on August 2, 1874 in Marshall County, Indiana. She died December 3, 1881 at the age of 29. They had no children together.

          Louisa A Lowery (1840 - 1903) was Robert's third and final wife. They were married on November 15, 1882 in Marshall County, Indiana. She died in 1903 at the age of 63. They had no children together.


        4 Lola E. Medbourn Birth 20 OCT 1854 Lorain, Ohio

        5 Celia Leonore Medbourn Birth 02 APR 1855 Lorain, Ohio died 10 Oct 1928 in Los Angeles, California married 16 Nov 1881 Marshall county Indiana , Indiana Elsa Bryce (E. B.) VanSchoiack born 18 May 1855 in Richmond, Wayne, Indiana died 13 Jun 1926 in Los Angeles, California son of Louden T VanSchoaick and Esther
          1928 - Oct 24 Former resident Dies - Mrs. Celia VanSchoiack, of Los Angles, passed away of cancer, October 10. The VanSchoiaks were in business here for several years but moved away 27 years ago


        6 Emma J. Medbourn Birth 1856 Death: Aug. 13, 1883 Aged 26Yrs 11M 18D. married D.W. Miller. Burial: Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver Marshall County Indiana

        7 George L Medbourn Birth 1860 Death 23 Feb 1922 - Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois Burial: Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver Marshall County Indiana
          George L. Medbourn died Feb. 23, at the Old People's Home in Jacksonville, Ill. - 1 Mar 1922 Culver Citizen

          Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947
          Name: George L. Medbourne
          Birth Date: abt 1861
          Death Date: 23 Feb 1922
          Death Place: Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois
          Death Age: 61
          Gender: Male
          Father Name: Sam Medbourne
          Mother Name: Annie Welford
          FHL Film Number: 1556732
        married Ann Hunt Birth: Oct. 19, 1856 Wabash Wabash County Indiana Death: Nov. 27, 1914 Culver Marshall County Indiana, Burial: Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver Marshall County Indiana
          Annie Hunt, daughter of Elam and Elizabeth Hunt, was born Oct. 19, 1856, near Wabash and died at her home near Culver Nov. 27, 1914, aged 58 years.

          With her parents she came to Marshall county thirty years ago, locating on a farm north of Hibbard.

          She was married to George Medbourn at Hibbard April 10, 1902.

          At the age o'f 17 she became a member of the Wesleyan church in which she was faithful and active until eight years ago when with her husband she became a member of the Christian church of Culver.

          She is survived by her husband and three brothers.

          The funeral was held at the Christian church Sunday afternoon, Rev. Saylor of Hiram, 0[hio]., conducting the service, and the burial was in the Culver cemetery.

          A good woman, respected by everyone, and known for her kindness of heart, has gone to her great reward - DECEMBER 3, 1914. Citizen


        8 Joseph Wilford Medbourn Birth 02 MAR 1862 Culver, Marshall, Indiana

        9 Benjamin F. Medbourn Birth: 19 Dec 1864 - Marshall County, Indiana, USA Death: 6 Aug 1900 - Edmunds, Stutsman County, North Dakota Burial Rest Cemetery Pingree, Stutsman County, North Dakota

        10 Clara Medbourn Birth: Mar 1867 Culver Marshall County Indiana Death: 1927

        11 son

        Generation Two

        4 Lola E. Medbourn Birth 20 OCT 1854 Lorain, Ohio Death 07 MAY 1896 Culver, Marshall, Indiana Death 07 MAY 1896 Culver, Marshall, Indiana Burial: Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver Marshall County Indiana

        married 27 Mar 1878 Culver, Marshall, Indiana George Washington Garn Birth 31 AUG 1851 Sandusky, Ohio Death 13 SEP 1923 Culver, Marshall, Indiana ae 72y-13d Burial: Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver Marshall County Indiana he married 2nd Catherine Burket Garn (1860 - 1935) son of Abraham Garn & Susan Garn

        They had:
          12 Herbert Medbourn Garn Birth 12 JAN 1879 Culver, Marshall, Indiana

          13 Nellie Imogene Garn Birth 04 APR 1881 Culver, Marshall, Indiana Death 12 OCT 1941


        8 Joseph Wilford Medbourn Birth 02 MAR 1862 Culver, Marshall, Indiana death April 25, 1904, aged 42 years,
          Joseph Wilford Medbourn, son of Samuel and Ann Medbourn, was born near Culver, Ind., March 2nd, 1862, and died at his home north of Culver on April 25, 1904, aged 42 years, 1 month and 23 days.

          He was married to Miss Laura Easterday on December 30th, 1888, to which union five children, three boys and two girls, were born, of which Wilford E., Lester L., Walter R. and Lena G. are living, Lola May having proceeded her father.

          He was of a family of ten children, of which three sisters. Miss Mary Medbourn, Mrs. Cecila VanSchoiack and Mrs, Clara Haag, and one brother, George, survive him.

          He was a member of the Maxinkuckee Christian Church, had lived all his life in this vicinity and was respected and recognized as a citizen of sterling quality by all.

          He was a faithful husband and a beloved father and the bereft family has the sympathy of the entire community.

          The funeral services were conducted from the Evangelical church on Wednesday, April 27th, by Rev. C. H. DeVoe, of Rochester. - 5 Mar 1904 Culver Citizen


        Married 30 Dec 1888 Culver, Marshall, Indiana Laura Jane Easterday Birth 18 Nov 1868 in Culver, Marshall, Indiana Death 11 Feb 1932 in Marshall Co., I ndiana Burial: Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver Marshall Indiana daughter of Benjamin Easterday & Amanda Shupp

        They had:
          14 Wilford Easterday Medbourn Birth 19 Oct 1889 in Culver, Marshall, Indiana, Death 22 Oct 1950 in Culver, Marshall, Indiana Burial: Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver Marshall Indiana married 14 Nov 1912 ,Marshall, Indiana Lula Dorn Warren Birth 4 Dec 1897 in Marshall Cty, Indiana Death 18 Oct 1979 in Logansport, Cass, Indiana, daughter of Adriel Monroe Warren & Amanda M ---
            Children: Joseph Adriel Medbourn (1913 - 1998)
            Fredrick Samuel Medbourn (1918 - 2006)
            Violet Helen Medbourn Swartz (1919 - 2008)
            Mildred L Medbourn (1921 - 1965)
            Leo B Medbourn (1927 - 1996)


          15 Lola May Medbourn 1891 1898 Burial: Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver Marshall Indiana

          16 Lester Louis 'Red' Medbourn Birth 30 Oct 1893 in Culver, Indiana Death Jun 1969 in North Judson, Starke, Indiana Burial: Winamac Cemetery Winamac Pulaski County Indiana married Clara Louis Sella Birth 3 May 1906 in Tennessee Death 4 Jan 1994 Burial: Winamac Cemetery Winamac Pulaski County Indiana
            Lester Louis (Red) Medbourn of North Judson died Saturday at Starke Memorial hospital in Knox. He was seventy-five years of age.

            Born Oct. 30, 1893, in Culver, he was a son of Joseph and Laura Easterday Medbourn. His marriage to Louise Selle of Winamac, took place in 1926.

            He worked for the Pennsylvania railroad for many years as a trackman, and lived several years in Winamac before moving to North Judson.

            Survivors include the widow; one son, Robert Louis Medbourn of North Judson; one daughter, Mrs. Frank (Joyce Elaine) Branham of Culver; three grandchildren; one great-grandson; one brother, Walter of Logansport; one sister, Miss Lena Medbourn of Logansport. - Pulaski County Journal [Winamac, Ind.], June 12, 1969


          17 Walter Rea Medbourn Birth 17 Jan 1901 in Indiana Death 16 Oct 1979 in Logansport, Cass, Indiana Burial: Ever Rest Memorial Park Logansport Cass County Indiana married Ada May Johnston Birth 16 Nov 1904 in Pulaski Co. Indiana Death 26 Nov 1981 in Logansport, Cass, Indiana Burial: Ever Rest Memorial Park Logansport Cass County Indiana

          18 Lena Grace Medbourn Birth 29 Jan 1904 in Indiana Death Nov 1985 in Logansport, Cass, Indiana Burial: Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver Marshall Indiana



        10 Clara Medbourn Birth: Mar 1867 Culver Marshall County Indiana Death: 1927 Indiana Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery Plymouth Marshall County Indiana

        married 11 Oct 1891 Marshall county Indiana Henry D. Haag Birth JUL 1868 Indiana Death: 1929 Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery Plymouth Marshall County Indiana son of German i mmigrants Joseph Haag and Elizabeth Shoner

        They had:
          19 Ruth E. Haag Dec 1893 Birth: 1893 Plymouth Marshall County Indiana Death: 1938 Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery Plymouth Marshall County Indiana

          20 Henry H. Haag Jan 1896 Indiana

          21 Carl C. Haag Birth Apr 1898 Indiana Death: 1928 Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery Plymouth Marshall County Indiana

          22 Grace I. Haag Mar 1900 Indiana

          23 Edith Haag 1902 Indiana ??Edythe A. Haag (1902-1972) married Frederick W. McOsker (1902 - 1992)

          24 Earnest Haag 1906 Indiana

          25 Roy Ronald 'Ray' Haag Birth 23 NOV 1891 Kewanna, Fulton, Indiana Death 06 JAN 1947 Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee Fredda Etta Ragland Birth 31 AUG 1893 Lafayette, Macon, Tennessee Death 04 JUN 1978 Chesapeake City, Cecil, Maryland daughter of James Lyon 'Jim' Ragland & Sarah ELizabeth 'Lizzie' Marsh








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