John Elbert (Bert) Culver

( 1837-1930 )

John Elbert Culver was the son of Jesse and Polly Root Culver. He was always known to his family and friends as "Bert". He was born on  Bert married Debbie Moore on .They had two children: Willard J. and Elsie May.
Bert served in the Civil War under Captain John W. Kingscott in Company H of the 2d Michigan Cavalry (with his future brother-in-law Richard Millage) from November 20, 1863 to August 30, 1865.