Culver, Lima

Culver, Lima

Female Abt 1841 - Unknown

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  • Name Culver, Lima  [1
    Born Abt 1841  Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Census 26 Sep 1855  Russell, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died Unknown 
    Person ID I52024  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Descendants of Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2019 

    Father Culver, Horace,   b. 25 May 1810, Blandford, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1845, Blandford, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Mother Parks, Lovina,   b. 6 Jun 1809, Blandford, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1912, Russell, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 102 years) 
    Married 18 Mar 1837  Blandford, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 2 children 
    +1. Culver, William Russell,   b. 1838, Blandford, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1888, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     2. Culver, Lima,   b. Abt 1841, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     
    Family ID F19676  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 5 Jan 2019.
      The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 23 Jun 1907, Sun, Page 51

      MRS PARKS NEARCENTURY MARK.

      The oldest person in the western part of Hampden county, and a descendant of two of the oldest families in that section of the state, Mrs Lavinia Parks of Russell, celebrated her 98th birthday on June 6.

      She is remarkably well preserved. and has braided half a dozen rugs during the past year. Her memory is excellent and her voice has the force and expression commonly heard only from a woman in middle life.

      She was born in Blandford, her father being Warren Parks, one of a family which figured prominently in the history of the region, before and during the revolution, one of its members being Gen Warham Parks of Westfield, of whom Mrs Parks is a distant connection. In the maternal line she was descended from the Sackett family, her ancestor, John Sackett, having been one of the early settlers of 'Westfield.

      Mrs Parks was one of a family of four. The others are dead, and, although she has had two children, her only living descendant is a granddaughter, Miss Lina Culver, a kindergarten teacher of Sandy Hill, N Y.

      She was first married to Horace Culver of Blandford, who died in 1845. A few years later she moved to Russell, with her two children William and Lina. In 1850 she was married to Lyman Parks, who died about 25 years ago.

      For many years she lived with a stepson, Robert Parks, in Westfield. She lives now with friends in Russell and enjoys life well for a woman of her years, trolley riding being her favorite recreation.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    2. [S292] Massachusetts, State Census, 1855, (FamilySearch.org) (Reliability: 3), 5 Jan 2019.
      1855 Census, enumerated 26 Sep 1855 in Russell, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States

      Lyman Parks M 51 Massachusetts, United States
      Lovina Parks F 46 Massachusetts, United States
      Isabella Parks F 19 Massachusetts, United States
      Robert W Parks M 9 Massachusetts, United States
      Lyma P Culver F 14 Massachusetts, United States
      Lydia Parks F 76 Massachusetts, United States

      "Massachusetts State Census, 1855," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQWG-XXW : 11 March 2018), Lydia Parks in household of Lyman Parks, Russell, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States; State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 953,946.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S498] Massachusetts, U.S., Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 5 Jan 2019.
      Name: Lovina Parks
      Event Type: Marriage
      Marriage Date: 18 Mar 1837
      Marriage Place: Blandford, Massachusetts
      Spouse Name: Horace Culver

      Researched by Ted Smith


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