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

Nicholas J. Busart

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Mr. Busart isn't getting ready to play Robin Hood or join up as a sharpshooter in the European fracas, he is exhibiting some of his handicraft in making archery bows and arrows.

With archery growing in popularity, Mr. Busar started making the bows and arrows as a hobby.

Some followers of the sport saw his clever work and now he is being kept busy filling orders. The bows are made of Osage orange from the Druckmiller farm.

Mr. Busart is a native of this community, having been born in Marshall county and lived all his life in Union towonship except for the short periods when his work took him elsewhere.

He attended the old Washington and Mt. Pleasant school.

In 1887 he started work as a carpenter, and is proud of the fact that he helped builf the First World's Fair in Chicago.

He also worked four years in a cabinet shop in Memphis, Mr Busart likes to recall the three summers he worked for Henry H. Culver at the Academy

In later years he had worked as a contractor and in his spare time on his farm, where he makes his home.

Nicholas J. Busart b. Aug. 6, 1865 near Culver,Marshall, Indiana died 25 jun 1956 ,Marshall, Indiana buried St. Ann's cemetery . Monterey, Pulsaki, Indiana
    Nicholas J. Busart Expires in Culver

    CULVER - Nicholas J. Busart, 88, died folowing a lengthy illness Friday evening at his home south of here. Born Aug. 6, 1865 near Culver, he was the son of Joseph and Mary (Walle) Busart. He has resided in the cimmunity his lifetime with the exception of a few years spent in Tennessee and Texas.

    The deceased was a memberr of the St. Mary of the Lake Church in Culver.

    Survivors include a brother, Geroge, Culver; three sistes: Mrs. mary Nepper, Avilla; miss rose and Mrs. Anna Messersmith, Culver.

    Funeral services will be conducted at 9:30 a. m. Monday at St. Ann's church in Monterey with Father Joseph Lenk officiating. Interment will be made in St. Ann's cemetery.

    Friend's may call at the Easterday funeral home in Culver - Logansport Pharos Tribune June 26 1954

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