Martha Jane “Mattie” <I>Shipley</I> Culver

Martha Jane “Mattie” Shipley Culver

Birth
Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 2 Mar 1889 (aged 32)
Teton County, Wyoming, USA
Burial Teton County, Wyoming, USA
Memorial ID 28203723 · View Source
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Mattie was born Martha Jane Shipley and had a brother named William. Mattie was the wife of Ellery C. Culver who was the winter caretaker at the Firehole Hotel, originally called the Marshall Hotel, from 1888-1889. Mattie and Ellery were married on April 6, 1886. They had one daughter, Theda born on June 22, 1887. Mattie died of tuberculosis on March 2, 1889. There is a tombstone marking her grave near the Nez Perce Picnic area in Yellowstone National Park.

Note: Mattie's birth name was supplied by Lois. Mattie's brother William was married to Lois' great Grandfather's sister.


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  • Created by: Brian Longworth
  • Added: 11 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28203723
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Jane “Mattie” Shipley Culver (18 Sep 1856–2 Mar 1889), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28203723, citing Mattie Culver Gravesite, Teton County, Wyoming, USA ; Maintained by Brian Longworth (contributor 46520395) .