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John Culver
11/14/1792 - 1878
John Culver was born on November 14, 1792 in Buncombe County, North Carolina and died about 1878 in an unknown place. Actual date of death is unknown. He lived to be about 85 years old.

He served in the War of 1812 as a volunteer from Bedford County, Tennessee. John served many years as a magistrate. John’s first wife is unknown. After her death, he married Nancy Choate daughter of Christopher Choate. John and Nancy Culver lived in Fentress County, Tennessee.

Children with unknown first wife: 1. Carol Culver, 2. Sally Culver married ______ Stinson, 3. Nancy Culver married _____ Hancock, 4. Jesse Culver, 5. Julia Culver b. 1830, 6. Oma Culver b. 1833, 7. John Culver b. 1834, Children of John and Nancy Culver: 1. Stokley Ryan Culver b. 1840, 2. Jane Culver b. 1842, 3. Thomas Culver b. 1844 died in the Civil War, 4. Lornezo Dow Culver b. 1845, 5. Lodema Culver b. 1847, 6. Jacob Culver b. 1850 d. 1918, 7. Sarah J. Culver married _______ Livingston.
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Click on any of the News, Events, or Discoveries buttons above to see historical things that happened during John Culver's life. These are only some of the major events that affected the life and times of John, his family, and friends. For example, John is 1 years old when Alexander McGillivray, the head of the Creek Indian Nation, dies. A restlessness begins to grow among the Indians in what is now Georgia, Alabama and Northern Florida as town chiefs via for the vacant leadership role.
1 1793 The cotton gin was invented by Whitney.
7 1799 The Rosetta Stone was discovered
8 1800 The first battery was invented by Volta
15 1807 The first steamboat was invented by Fulton
22 1814 The first locomotive engine was created by Stephenson
38 1830 The first railroad is constructed between Liverpool and Manchester, England
47 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
52 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
61 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
64 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
67 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
73 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
77 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
85 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
8 1800 NEWS HEADLINES: Seat of U.S. government moves from Philadelphia to Washington DC
19 1811 NEWS HEADLINES: Tecumseh's emerging Indian Confederacy is defeated at the Battle of Tippecanoe in Ohio. Afterwards, Tecumseh and his brother travel from their Shawnee homes in the north to recruit and unify the southern Indians.
20 1812 NEWS HEADLINES: War of 1812 begins and will continue for until 1814. Some call it the Second War of Independence because the US fights Great Britain to a stalemate, Americas independence was assured.
36 1828 Gold is discovered in Georgia.
42 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
69 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
70 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
38 1830 The U.S. Government begins forcing Cherokee Indians from their homes in what becomes known as the Trail of Tears. Many Cherokee hide in the mountains of North Carolina and surrounding states.
1 1793 Alexander McGillivray, the head of the Creek Indian Nation, dies. A restlessness begins to grow among the Indians in what is now Georgia, Alabama and Northern Florida as town chiefs via for the vacant leadership role.
2 1794 The United States establishes the Navy
6 1798 Mississippi Territory organized from Georgia's western land claims. It includes what will later become portions of Mississippi, Alabama and Northern Florida,
11 1803 Louisiana Purchase from France (who secured it from Spain) gives the US a huge new territory and the port of New Orleans.
12 1804 The Seminole warrior later known as Osceola is born near Tuskegee, AL.
13 1805 Federal Road project begins after the Creek Indians give the U.S. permission to develop a “horse path” through their nation that will provide better mail delivery between Washington City (DC) and New Orleans. Soon settlers are traveling and settling along this path to settle the southern frontier.
14 1806 Lewis and Clark Expedition, which began in 1804, ends. News of the rich lands to the west begins to spread.
19 1811 By 1811 the new "Federal Road" (which started as a horse path) is filled with a steady flow of white settlers into Creek Indian Territories. The Spanish begin to fan hostile sentiments among the Indians.
28 1820 The Act of April 24, 1820 abolished the land purchase credit system, fixed the price of public lands at $1.25 per acre, and set the minimum purchase at 80 acres. After a person purchased land, a final certificate was issued by the land office and sent to Washington DC to be verified and signed by the President -- a time consuming process. Public lands were most typically available through US treaties with Indians who agreed to be removed from their homelands.
38 1830 Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
43 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
45 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
48 1840 Oregon Trail is established
50 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
63 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
68 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
70 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
71 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
73 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
76 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
83 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
84 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
1 1793 Marie Antoinette is executed; Fugitive Slave Act passed; Roman Catholic faith is banned in France; France declares war on Britain and Holland.
3 1795 White Terror and bread riots in Paris
4 1796 Napoleon marries Josephine de Beauharnais
5 1797 Napoleon proclaims the Venetian Constitution, founds Ligurian Republic in Genoa
41 1833 Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico

Nancy Choate
Born about 1797 and died about 1870
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The Children of John Culver

60 years old
Stokely Ryan Culver
Born in Fentress County, Tennessee on September 10, 1840 and died in Magazine, Arkansas on November 16, 1926. He was 86 years old.

He is buried Ellington Cemetary in Magazine Arkansas.He had seven children with wife Sarah:
Edna G. Culver
Albert S. Culver married ______ Scott
John Stokley Culver (187...
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