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Culver, Menefee, Freshour, Hayhurst, French Hays, Selman
Posted by: Erin Robinson (ID *****8771) Date: March 10, 2006 at 04:01:31
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Looking for parents/info on John J. Culver m. Velma/Violena/Vilena Smith
John J. Culver b. 1830 OH and Vilena/Velma/Violene Smith? (b. 1832 OH)

1870 Census p. 27 Noble Co OH Sarahsville (Brookfield)
John Culver - 40 b. OH
Philena Culver – 38 b. OH
James Culver - 16 b. 1853 OH (married Sarah C. Selmon-Calhoun WV)
Lucinda Culver – 14 b. 1855 OH (married Walter Bridwell-Wirt WV
Newton (Thomas N. H.) 11 b. 1858 OH m. ??????
Samuel Culver - 9 b. 1860 OH (married Susan Arthelia Bunner-Calhoun WV
Martha Emma Culver – 7 b.1862 OH (married William Marion Freshour)
Christina Culver – 6 b. 1864 OH (married Jacob Hayhurst)
Ulysses Culver – 4 b/ 1866 OH (married Susanna ???)
M Anna Culver – 2 b. 1868 OH (married Elijah John Menefee (stonemason) – Wirt Co WV)
John J. Culver, Jr b. 1871 (listed in 1880 Census Calhoun Co Sherman District – married Emma Kirkendall Wirt Co WV
French Hays b. 1878 WV listed as grandson in 1880 Census Calhoun Co Sherman Dist.
(can’t find any mention of him after the 1880 census

James W. Culver Family – son of John J. Culver/Velma/Violena
James W. Culver (b. May 1954-Muskingham?? OH) married 7/20/1879 Calhoun WV Sarah C,. Selmon (b.Mar 1862)
Children of James W. and Sarah C.: (Calhoun Co WV moved to Webster Co WV)
Nancy E. (Ellie) b. June 1881 - married Eli Sidwell b. 1876
Charles F. (Franklin) b. Feb 1883 m. 1924 Calhoun Co WV Clara Kelly
Lewis B. b.May 1888 m. Della Carpenter Cogar
William H. b.Feb 1896
Homer E. b. Feb 1900

(a Homer E. Sidwell b. 1913 Gilmer Co WV--- m. 9/16/1936 Calhoun Co WV --- Velma Jackson ?????????????????

Nancy Ellie Culver m. Eli Sidwell (dau of James W. Culver b. 1954 OH/Sarah
Nancy E. Culver m. Eli Sidwell CHILDREN: Rosa Alfa Sidwell, Sophia, Homer E., Iona Bell
CHILD Rosa Alfa Sidwell (b. 08 FEB 1902 , Gilmer, WV –D. 23 NOV 1950 married 1919 Nicholas WV Silas Charles Nolf Birth: 08 AUG 1880 , Nicholas, WV – d. Jan 13, 1960
Children of Silas Charles Nolf/Rosa Alfa Sidwell:
Virginia Grace Nolf (b. 18 Mar 1920 Nicholas WV
Virgie May Nolf (b. 27 Jan 1922 Nicholas WV – d. Nov 22, 1972
James Gilbert Nolf (b. 24 Oct 1923 Nicholas WV – d. Oct 20 1973 married 1942 Geneva Alice Canter (b. 10/20/1914 Nicholas WV)
Howard Leon Nolf (b. 24 Oct 1925 Nicholas WV – d. Mar 1978
Ora Jane Nolf (b. 27 Feb 1938 Webster WV – d. 22 Jul 1970
Clara Naomi
Burlin Otis + 3 other children

CHILD. Charles Franklin Culver (b. 2/1883) (son of James W. Culver/Sarah) married 1924 Calhoun WV Clara Kelly (dau of J.W. Kelly
Child of Charles and Clara ?????????? m. Romie Sylvester Bond (b. 10/23/1920 Braxton WV- D. 12/19/1982 —son of Joseph Franklin Bond and Rena Mae Knight
CHILDREN of ??????? and Romie Sylvester Bond
James Franklin Bond b. 4/14/1943 Tioga Nicholas WV D. 10/16/1962 Nettie WV
Okey Leroy Bond b. 4/12/1946 – D 4/9/1947
Cathrine Youvon Bond b. 7/10/1945 – 7/15/1947

CHILD Lewis B. Culver (b. May 1888) (son of James W. Culver/Sarah) married - 11/03/1906 Calhoun Co WV Della Campbell
Children of Lewis B Culver/Della
Arly b. 1918 Webster Co WV

CHILD William H. Culver (b. FEB 1896) (son of James W. Culver/Sarah)

CHILD Homer E. Culver (b. Feb 1900) (son of James W. Culver/Sarah)

LUCINDA J. CULVER FAMILY (dau of John J. Culver/Velma/Violena
Lucinda Culver (b. 1856) married 10/25/1885-Wirt Co WV-- Walter Bridwell
No further info

Thomas N.H. (Newton) Culver (son of John J. Culver/Velma/Violena
Newton Culver (possibly H = Harrison) b. 1858-OH
No further info

Samuel Marshall Culver ) FAMILY (son of John J. Culver/Velma/Violena
Samuel M. Culver (b.1/8/1860 Noble Co OH – D 11/26/1946 Jackson WV married 2/28/1880 Calhoun WV Susan Arthelia Bunner
CHILDREN of Samuel/Arthelia
Ferrell D. Culver b. 8/6/1882 Richie Co m. Amy May Steele 2nd Effie
Children: Harley L. Culver m. Gladys Lawman
Arah Elizabeth Culver m. William Everett Bower
Henry Leon Culver
Harry Wesley culver m. Cleo Flinn
Ina Belle Culver m. Dana Sullivan
Barbara Ellen Culver
Walter Samuel Culver m. ??? Plant
Della Yvonne Culver (b. 3/1889) m. Thomas Odell Wells Jackson Co WV
Children: Noble Wells m.
Burdena Wells m. Harvey Bower
Hazel Gula Wells m. Kennard Archer
Glenn Wells m. Wilma Lockhart
Cecil Wells m. ??? Cook
Leon Wells m. Irene Fisher
Elva Tennesee “Tennie” m. Darrell Lemley
Norma G. Wells m. Basil Bumgarner ****** my parents

Alice Culver
Ella Culver
Samuel, Jr - died age 4 soon after mother Susan Arthelia
James Culver married Emily (lived Canada)
Charles Culver married Hazel (lived Canada)
Minne V. Culver d. Seattle Washington

Samuel married 2nd Sarah Powers-Jackson WV Samuel married 3rd Nellie Parrish (Canada)
****Have family info and photos

Martha Emma Culver FAMILY (dau of John J. Culver/Velma/Violena
Martha “Emma” Culver (b. 2/28/1862 Nicholas Co – D 1930 buried Nobe Cemetery Calhoun WV married William Marion Freshour
CHILDREN: Asa Freshour, G. Howard Freshour, Jacob Marion Freshour, Roy Freshour, Ora Olive Freshour, Alvey Freshour, Laura Myrtle Freshour, Clive Freshour, Dessie Dell Freshour, Ethel Freshour, Dennie Harold Freshour
**Have lots of info on this family

CHRISTINA CULVER FAMILY (dau of John J. Culver/Velma/Violena
Christina /Christena Culver (b. married 9/30/1882 Calhoun WV Jacob Hayhurst
Moved to Webster Co WV
CHILDREN of Jacob Hayhurst/Christena Culver (lived Webster WV)
Cora Hayhurst b. 1885 m. John W. Fowler
Children: William Harland Fowler b. 1905
Olive “Bethal” b. 1908 m. Essie Patrick
Ernest A. b. 1911 m. Frances D. Gilmore
Eva Alice b. 1913 D-1950 buried Mt Olive Cemetery Tioga WV
Belva b. 1915 m. Lawrence Norman
Gerald Fred b. 1919 – D 1989 m. Beatrice Roberts
Ernest R. Hayhurst b. 1892 m. probably Patty
Children: Victor b. 1917
Velma b. 1921
Verna V. b. 1919
Lucile b. 1924

Emma Hayhurst b. 1894
Bertha Hayhurst b. 1898
Warner Hayhurst b.

ULYSSES CULVER FAMILY (son of John J. Culver/Velma/Violena
Ulissus Culver b. married Susanna ?? (lived Webster Co WV)
CHILDREN of Ulissus Culver/Susanna
James b. 1892, married Ettie ?????? b. 1898
Children of James/Ettie: Raph b. 1912
Emma b. 1912
Theodore b. 10/1912 – d. 1/5/1999 Webster WV
Dorce ?? b. 1916
Bedford b. 1917
Forest b. 5/1/1917 D 12/13/2003 Logan WV (lived
Richwood Nicholas WV

M. Anna CULVER FAMILY (Mary A.) (dau of John J. Culver/Velma/Violena
Mary Ann Culver b.1868-D. 1908 married 4/27/1886 Elijah John Menefee Wirt WV (s/o James Richard Lee Menefee/Mary Frances Tichner-- also lived Marion Co WV
CHILDREN of Elijah Menefee/Mary Ann Culver
Ida menefee
Lee Menefee b. 1894?
Charles Lloyd (b. 4/27/1895-m. 1913 Hazel Blanche Ledsome
Ora (b. 8/6/1899 – D 11/1971 right Ora????? m. Ethel -- 1920 living Marion WV
Children of Ora/Ethel: Mildred, Hazel (cousin)
Perry possibly married Ida Ilena Summers ????? Marion Co WV
**In 1920 Perry (brother) and Icie (sister) living with Charles/Hazel and children: Glenna? Elmer b. 2/23/1917 – d. 8/1/1998 Marion Co right Elmer????? and
Gladys – 1 ½,

Catawba Cemetery – Marion County WV
Gusta Perry 1905-1968 (Is this Elija/Mary’s son????)
Ida Alena Menefee – 1912 w/Gusta Perry

John J. Culver, JR FAMILY (son of John J. Culver/Velma/Violena
John J. Culver, Jr b. (1870 WV) m. 5/22/1887 Wirt WV Emma Kirkendall (b. 1869 (dau of John Kerkendall (b. 1826 PA) and Mary (b. 1828 DE)

Possible Children: (living with Wilmer Creel/Eliza Kirkendall Creel and John Kirkendall/Kerkendall/Kerkendull (father in law) brother James H. Kirkendall
Raymond Culver (nephew), Leta/Lela Culver (niece, Eunice B. Culver (niece)

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