Eighth Generation


3293. Viola "Vie" Hester Bayley was born on 21 December 1885 in Lima, Grant Co., Wisconsin.29 She died on 19 May 1969 at the age of 83 in Platteville, Grant Co., Wisconsin.128 She was buried in Whig Methodist Cemetery, Platteville, Grant Co., Wisconsin.60


Vie Bayley was born 21 December 1885, Lima Township, Grant County, Wisconsin, and died 19 May 1969 at the Platteville, Grant County, Wisconsin hospital. She was a lifelong resident of two communities, Livingston and Platteville, Wisconsin. She married Ben Culver, December 1904. Vie was a member of the Whig Methodist Church, a member of the DAR and a member of the Rebekah Lodge. She and her husband are buried in the Whig Methodist Cemetery, west of Platteville, Wisconsin.

There were five (5) children born of the marriage.

Viola "Vie" Hester Bayley and Benjamin Franklin Culver were married in December 1904. Benjamin Franklin Culver was born on 7 January 1876 in Ellenboro, Grant Co., Wisconsin.4,786 He died on 25 October 1969 at the age of 93.4 He was buried in Whig Methodist Cemetery, Platteville, Grant Co., Wisconsin.60 On the 1910 U. S. Census of Lima Township, Grant Co., Wisconsin, Benjamin F. Culver appears with his wife Vie H and daughter Hila E. They have been married 5 years and are the parents of one child. Benjamin is a farmer.

On the 1920 U. S. Census of Lima, Grant Co., Wisconsin, Benjamin and Viola Culver appear with their children Hila, Honor and Ernest.

On the 1930 U. S. census of Lima, Grant Co., Wisconsin, Ben and Vie Culver appear with their children H. Augusta, E. Delos and Jerry B. Ben is a farmer, H. Augusta is a rural school teacher, and E. Delos is a farm laborer. Also in the household is a servant Francis A. Bourrette.

Viola "Vie" Hester Bayley and Benjamin Franklin Culver had the following children:

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Nellie Culver was born (date unknown).

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ii.

Hila Culver.

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Honor Augusta Culver.

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iv.

Ernest Delos Culver.

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v.

Jerry B. Culver.