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Culver Area Genealogy This portion of the website is a work in progress and will continue to be updated as information and time allow. We welcome submissions of genealogical links and other information, as well as suggestions, corrections, etc. Please contact us to submit information or ask a question.
*Join the library's weekly Genealogy LIVE, which meets each Wednesday morning at 10:00 am in the downstairs main meeting room of the library. The group meets informally and assists each other in genealogical research, sharing resources, information, new leads, and laid-back chit-chat as they work...drop by and enjoy!
Vintage Booklets, Annuals, Yearbooks, and other Publications of the Culver area on our website.
The Washington-Lawson Cemetary near Culver (in Union Twonship). Chris Landskron of the Antiquarian and Historical Society of Culver photographed the entire Washington-Lawson cemetary (each headstone) and consolidated the information on each person buried there into this helpful file.
More Culver Area Genealogy
Culver's African-American Community, a look at the history and people who made up the community of black residents of Culver, most prominent from the 1920s-1960s.
The World War II Years in Culver - A week-by-week account of the war years -- from Dec. 7, 1941 through the official end of the war in 1945 -- in the Culver area: how day to day life was affected, the lives lost, the heroes and the way the community rallied around the war effort, in text and photos!
Thanks to the hard work of volunteers at the library such as Connie Van Horn and Chris Landskron (and the work of library staff member Linda Johnson), a number of early 20th century records of student transfers in the Culver area have been filed. Click here to browse and search the records.
Memoirs of One John Edward Werner, Volumes 1 and 2. Published by Tombough House in Rochester, this writing recalls, among other things, many memories of Culver during the author's pre- and post-Depression days here, including the ice houses, the Lake, etc. See also: Werner Family Genealogy by Phillippy Werner
Genealogy of the Clifton Family of Marshall County - (Independently published and sent to Culver U-TPL by Ruth Clifton)
Dave Burns and the Culver Volunteer Fire Department: Three pages by Dave Burns' widow, Judi, on the fire department, full of rare photos.
Paid National Subscription Services for Genealogy:
Ancestry.com (nationwide) - Not available outside of the Library
Newspaper Archive - Not available outside of the Library.
Other National Genealogy Sites
Encyclopedia Titanica - passanger and crew lists, survivors, dead, etc.
Genealogy in Marshall County:
Daniel McDonald's 1908 "History of Marshall County," online in full-text. Specifically, the chapter on "Maxinkuckee Lake" is useful. Available in html or PDF format.
Veteran's History Project - Culver interest!