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

Geo. R. Howard  




larger image only. It reads: Geo. R. Howard Culver Indiana; there is no other writing on the bottle. Around or shortly after Dec 17, 1908 he began to engage in the manufacture of pop

owned by: Judith E. Burns

1905 - Jun 22 - D. B.Young has placed anew four-horse-power Fairbanks-Morse gasoline engine in the Howard & Davis property, which will be used in their ice cream factory.

1906 - May 17 - Thge concrete floor for the new Howard & Davis ice cream factory and bake shop was completed last week, and is a good job of work. The carpenters are now engaged on the superstructure. Mr. Menser is making a good improvement and Howard & Davis will be soon equipped in fine shape for the business.

1906 - Aug 9 - Howard's ice cream factory has added an ice crusher, with a capacity of 100 pounds, to its machinery. The factory can now turn out 100 gallons per day

1906 -Aug 16-The Howard ice cream factory manufactured nearly 300 gallons of ice cream last week

1908 - Jan 23 - Howard Puts Up Ice - G. R. Howard on Monday complested the job of fillinf his 250-ton house with 9-inch ice from little Lake. He is the first to do any cutting this season. Last year on the 30th of January, Medbourm, Walter and the Vandalia began putting up 7-inch ice.

1908 - May 7 - Howard's ice cream factory has secured a nice line of business for the present season. It will supply the retail trade of twelve cutomers in ten towns. These, with his local trade, will work the factory to its full capacity.

1908 - Dec. 17 - A Buiness Change -
    G. R Howard has disposed of his bakery business to Daniel R. Wolf of Syracuse, Inf. who tkes possession today. Mr. Howard will hereafter devote his time to his ice cream business which is growing into large proportions, and will also engage in the manufacture of pop. Another ice cream machine will be installed, and a pop-making machine with a capacity of 120 cases per day will be put int operation.

    Mr. Wolf expects to build up a a large wholesale trade in bakery goods. He has not yet decided whether to continue the retail business or not. If not, the present bakery store room will be rented for other purposes.


1909 - Mar 11 - Howard is putting up a building in the rear of his house lot for and ice cream factory

1909 - Apr 22 - Howard's ice cream factory building has been under construction during the past week. The material in Howard's old ice house at Little lake had been used. The building is 22 X 28, 12 feet in the clear, and will cost outside of the old material, about $400

1908 - Jul 9 - Howard's ice cream factory sold 250 gallons,and the bakery turned out 5,200 buns besides extra bread, pies and cakes.

1910 - Aug 11 - G. R. Howard, Culver's famous ice cream man, has bought a lot east of Main Street back of the blacksmith shop and after the close of the season will put up a building for his ice cream and pop factory using the material in his present factory.

1911 - Jan 27 - Will Build on New Lot. - Geo. R Hoawas Has bought a $200 lot north of A. L. Warner's in the DIllon & Medbourn addition and in the fall will erect a cement block building, 24X54; two stories, for an ice cream and pop factory. The second sotry may possibly be used as temporary livinv quarters for the family pending theerectionofahous on the east end of the lot.

1911 - Mar 11 - Howard is putting up a building for an ice cream factory on therear of his residence lot.

1911 - Aug 24- Howard has begun work on his ice cream factory on Aurora Borealis hill, otherwise the Dillon & Medbourn addition.

1911- Nov. 9 - G. W. {R} Howard expects to get his ice cream factory and household chattels settled in his new cement building on Aurora Borealis heights next week.

1912 - JANUARY 1, — Howard's old ice cream and pop factory building has been bought by Mrs. Rhumphrey and has been torn down for removal to her farm where it will be rebuilt into a barn.

1917 - Aug 1 - The ices cream factory turned out 264 gallons Sunday. Is former best record was 219 galllons on July

, 1915

1917 - Oct 24- Trades Factory for Farm - G. R. Howard has traded his ice cream factory to Austin Romig for the latter's 68-acre farm in West township. The factory was valued at $5,300 and the farm at $5,500. While Mr. Howard gets pssession of the farm at once he wil not move untill March.

1918 - Jan 16 - G. R. Howard of South Bend came down Monday to see how his daughter, Mrs. Ada Poor, who has been living alone with her children at the ice cream factory, was getting through the severe weather. Mr. Howards says his family are very comfortably situated in furnished apartements in South Bend, and like their surroundings and new friends very much. In making the trip down on the first train that come through from South Bend, he said it was like going through a tunnel when the cars passed through the great drifts, roof-high, between Twin Lakes and Culver.

1931 - Nov. 11 - Wayne Von Ehr had purchased the old ice cream factory and will tear it down and enlarge his garage.






This family is given given on Ancestry as - some information does not match George Rufus Howard
    Name: George Rufus Howard
    Birth: Feb 1858 - United States
    Death: Aug 1936 - Hammond, Lake, Indiana, USA
    Parents: George Reynolds (Col.) Howard, Mary Blickenstaff

      Year: 1900; Census Place: Chicago Ward 25, Cook, Illinois; Roll: 275; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0759; Name: George R Howard
      Age: 44
      Birth Date: Oct 1855
      Birthplace: Maryland
      Home in 1900: Chicago Ward 25, Cook, Illinois
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Annie M Howard
      Marriage Year: 1883
      Years Married: 17
      Father's Birthplace: Spain
      Mother's Birthplace: Maryland
      Occupation: View on Image
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Household Members: Name Age
      George R Howard 44
      Annie M Howard 32 Jan 1868 Illinois
      Orvill P Howard 15 Feb 1885 Illinois
      Lorna O Howard 19 May 1886 Illinois
      Ada M Howard 12 Jul 1887 Illinois
      Leah G Howard 11 Oct 1888 Illinois
      Evelyn G Howard 1 Aug 1898 Illinois
      Frank W Davis 32 Boarder
      Percy E Mcdonald 10

      Year: 1910; Census Place: Culver Ward 2, Marshall, Indiana; Roll: T624_370; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0113; Name: George R Howard
      Age in 1910: 53
      Birth Year: abt 1857
      Birthplace: Maryland
      Home in 1910: Culver Ward 2, Marshall, Indiana
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Anna M Howard
      Father's Birthplace: Spain
      Mother's Birthplace: Maryland
      Native Tongue: English
      Home Owned or Rented: Rent
      Farm or House: House
      Able to Read: Yes
      Able to Write: Yes
      Household Members: Name Age
      George R Howard 53
      Anna M Howard 41
      Evylin R G Howard 11
      Berneice M Howard 9
      Kennith W Howard 6
      Year: 1920; Census Place: Hammond Ward 3, Lake, Indiana; Roll: T625_445; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 64; Name: George R Howard [George W Howard]
      Age: 64 [54]
      Birth Year: abt 1856 [abt 1866]
      Birthplace: Maryland
      Home in 1920: Hammond Ward 3, Lake, Indiana
      Street: Alice St
      House Number: 817
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Anna Howard
      Father's Birthplace: United States [United States of America]
      Mother's Birthplace: United States [United States of America]
      Able to Speak English: Yes
      Occupation: Inspector
      Industry: Railroad
      Employment Field: Wage or Salary
      Home Free or Mortgaged: Mortgaged
      Household Members: Name Age
      George R Howard 64[54]
      Anna Howard 51

      Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011
      Name: George R. Howard
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Age: 78
      Birth Date: 7 Oct 1855
      Birth Place: Baltimore, MD
      Death Date: 18 Aug 1934
      Death Place: Hammond, Lake, Indiana, USA
      Marital Status: Widower
      Father:
      Mother:


    Marriage: 1883 - Culver, Marshall, Indiana, United States
    Spouse: Anna M Davis Daughter of ReubenJ. Davis and Ernestine
      Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011 Name: Anna May Howard [Anna May Smith]
      Gender: Female
      Race: White
      Age: 54
      Birth Date: 10 Jan 1867
      Birth Place: Illinois
      Death Date: 3 Jan 1923
      Death Place: Hammond, Lake, Indiana, USA
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse: George R. Howard
      Father: John Smith

      1923 - Jan 10 - Former Culver Woman Succumbs to Cancer
        Word was recieved here last week of the death in Hammond of Mrs. George R Howard on Wedensday evening Jan 3 of last week. Mrs. Howard's malady was cancer of the stomach. She was up and about her usual household tasks even until New Year's day.

        The Howard family came to Culver a number of years ao, Mr. Howard conducting the City bakery and the ice cream factory until his departure for Hammond a few years ago.


    children:
      Orvill P Howard Birth FEB 1885 Illinois
        Indiana, Select Marriages Index, 1748-1993 Name: Orville Price Howard
        Gender: Male
        Race: White
        Marital Status: Widowed
        Birth Date: 18 Feb 1885
        Birth Place: Bement, Ill.
        Marriage Date: 1 Sep 1909
        Marriage Place: Fulton, Indiana
        Marriage Age: 24
        Father: George R. Howard
        Mother: Anna May Davis
        Spouse: Orpha Grace Maxwell
        FHL Film Number: 1871218
        Reference ID: Item-3 P161-162

        Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011 Name: Orvil P. Howard
        Gender: Male
        Race: White
        Age: 25
        Birth Date: 18 Feb 1885
        Birth Place: Ill
        Death Date: 3 Mar 1910
        Death Place: Marshall, Marshall, Indiana, USA
        Marital Status: Married
        Spouse: Ocpha Howard
        Father: George R Howard
        Mother: Anna May Panis {Davis}


      Lorna O Howard Birth MAY 1886 Illinois

      Adah May Howard Birth 10 JUL 1887 Illinois - 1966 married abt 1903 Earl Smith Poore Birth 28 MAR 1880 Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana Death 12 JAN 1955 Cook County 'married 05 JUL 1921 - Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co, IA James Samuel Diggle Birth 06 FEB 1883 Union Township, Harrison County, Iowa Death 30 NOV 1956 Kern County, California Birth: 6 Feb 1883 - Harrison County Iowas Death: 30 Nov 1956 - Kern County California son of William Entwisle Diggle, Ursula Jeanette "Nettie" Haszard married 1st abt 1914 MO. Valley, Harrison, Iowa Leora Blanche Babb
        Cook County, Illinois, Birth Certificates Index, 1871-1922
        Name: Adah Mae Howard
        Birth Date: 10 Jul 1887
        Birth Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
        Ethnicity: American
        Gender: Female
        Race: White
        Father: George Rufus Howard
        Mother: Anna May Davis
        FHL Film Number: 1287867

        Year: 1920; Census Place: South Bend Ward 3, St Joseph, Indiana; Roll: T625_464; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 237; Name: Adah Poore
        Age: 32
        Birth Year: abt 1888
        Birthplace: Illinois
        Home in 1920: South Bend Ward 3, St Joseph, Indiana
        Street: W. Division St
        Race: White
        Gender: Female
        Relation to Head of House: Wife
        Marital Status: Married
        Spouse's Name: Earl Poore
        Father's Birthplace: Maryland
        Mother's Birthplace: Illinois
        Able to Speak English: Yes
        Household Members: Name Age
        Earl Poore 39
        Adah Poore 32 Ethern Poore 12
        Duane Poore 9
        Howard Poore 5
        Elliott Poore 3[3 7/12]

        California, Death Index, 1940-1997
        Name: Adah M Diggle
        Social Security #: 307010652
        Gender: Female
        Birth Date: 10 Jul 1887
        Birth Place: Illinois
        Death Date: 5 Sep 1966
        Death Place: Kern


      Leah G Howard Birth OCT 1888 Illinois–1953 m. abt 1908 William Folkers Birth 9 AUG 1886 East St Louis, Illinois Death NOV 1970 • North Judson, Starke, Indiana son of Henry Folkers and prob. Eva---
        Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011
        Name: Lock Georgia Folkers [Leah Georgia Folkers] [Lock Georgia Howard]
        Gender: Female
        Race: White
        Age: 64
        Birth Date: 12 Oct 1888
        Birth Place: Chicago Ill
        Death Date: 22 Jan 1953
        Death Place: Knox, Starke, Indiana, USA
        Marital Status: Married
        Father: George Howard
        Mother: Anna Howard


      Evelyn Ruth Gladys Howard Birth 19 AUG 1898 Chicago, Cook, Illinois Death 23 AUG 1966 LaPorte County, Indiana, married Vernon Herbert Bottorff birth 19 AUG 1898 Chicago, Cook, Illinois Death 23 AUG 1966 LaPorte County, Indiana, son of AMos Bottorff and Lavina Mock

      Berneice M Howard Birth 1901 Illinois Death Los Angeles, California John Warner Birth 1904 Illinois
        California, Death Index, 1940-1997
        Name: Berniece Margaret Anderson [Berniece Margaret Howard]
        Gender: Female
        Birth Date: 1 Mar 1901
        Birth Place: Illinois
        Death Date: 5 Nov 1953
        Death Place: Los Angeles
        Mother's Maiden Name: Davis
        Father's Surname: Howard







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