- Birth: 14 Oct 1833
- Married: 20 Jul 1870, , Andrew, MO
- Death: 3 Sep 1911
Came to Missouri in 1869.
An Aged Citizen Passed Away.
After a lingereing illness of many months, Mr. Truman Culver of King City passed away last Sunday forenoon. Then did the end of life's road come to a man well known and respected in Andrew county where he had lived many years, and also well and favorably known in King City, where he had made his home the past several years and with his wife lived a quiet and retired life.
Mr. Culver had been very industrious and had laid up a competency to sustain himself and wife in the declining years of life. He has now passed to the beyond.
Truman Culver was born October 11, 1833 in Catteragus county, N.Y. When about 20 or 21 years old, he went to Michigan where he lived 14 years. He enlisted in Company A, first regiment of Michigan light Artillery, August 13, 1864, and was honorably discharged July 17, 1865 at Chattanooga, Tenn. He came to Andrew county, Mo., in 1869, and was married July 20, 1870 to Miss Francis Murdeux. To this union were born: Elmer L. of King City, Mo. Theron R. of Garnett, Kansas; Emil M. and Orris T. of Barnard, Mo. All were present at the funeral service. Mr. and Mrs. Culver lived many years near Bolckow, Andrew County, Mo. He sold his farm there and moved to King City in the spring of 1902. He was taken sick in March last, and continued to grow worse until death came to his relief Sunday morning, September 3, 1911, at his home in King City. He was a good citizen, a good neighbor, a kind husband and father. The funeral was from the home at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 5th. The service was conducted by Rev. W.G. Ball. The remainds were laid at reast in King City cemetery.
Truman married Francis MURDEN on 20 Jul 1870 in , Andrew, MO. (Francis MURDEN was born on 12 Nov 1844 and died on 12 Sep 1914.)