Martha (Culp) Stills

Martha Louise (Culp) Stills (1933 - 2017)

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Martha Louise "Marty" Stills formerly Culp aka Mann
Born in Canton, Stark, Ohio, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married (to ) in Canton, Stark, Ohio, United Statesmap
Wife of — married in Montebello, Los Angeles, California, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Evergreen, Jefferson, Colorado, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 30 Dec 2011 | Last significant change: 21 Sep 2018
23:07: Michael Stills edited the Biography for Martha (Culp) Stills. [Thank Michael for this]
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Biography

Martha at Mt. Rushmore

Martha Louise Culp was born at home at Canton, Stark, Ohio, 11 June 1932 daughter of Blaine Merle and Hazel Evangeline (Nelson) Culp.[1] She died at Evergreen, Jefferson, Colorado, 2 March 2017 and was buried at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman, Medina, Ohio, 13 March 2017.[2]

She married first at Canton, Stark, Ohio, 24 June 1952, Glenn Delmar Mann who was born at Canton, Stark, Ohio, 19 October 1933 son of Unknown Mikas? and Phylilis Coulter.[3] She married second at Montebello, Los Angeles, California, 27 December 1958, Maynard Ivan Stills son of Melvin Virgil and Bertha Naomi (McCoy) Stills.[4][5]

Not known for delicacy or tact, Martha met life head on and readily voiced strong opinions, giving rise to the nicknames of Sarge and General. However, she is best known for being "Mom" as she often mothered not only her two sons but anyone in need of comfort, direction or tough love, whether they sought her advice or not. Being the youngest of four, she was close to her siblings Nelson Lee Culp, Mary Lois Wilson and Kathleen Gloria Plasky, all preceding her in death.

She married her second husband, Maynard Ivan Stills on December 27, 1958 shortly after his discharge as an Airman in the United States Air Force. Adopting her son, Glenn David (Mann) Stills in 1963, Maynard and Martha shared 58 years of marriage together. Her son Dave, passed away in 2006.

She had a close relationship with her nephew John Plasky and her niece Becky Wilson.

Her mothering gathered a large extended family including the neighboring Belleville children who received the full force of her love.

She held a deep love for nature, which she passed on to her two sons. Over her life she enjoyed camping, bowling, square dancing, music and movies (Bambi and John Wayne being her favorites). Martha attended Canton South High School where she was an honor student and cheerleader. She worked with her brother as a bookkeeper for a AAA towing garage and later retired as a regional manager for Infoplace, USA.

Child of Martha Louise Culp and Glenn Delmar Mann:

1. Glenn David (Mann) Stills b. Canton, Stark, Ohio, 23 November 1951 and d. Medford, Jackson, Oregon, 16 June 2006, son of Glenn Delmar and Marthal Louise (Culp) Mann. He married at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 6 Sepember 1984, Annina Maria Giovanna Bruno born at Los Angeles, California, 2 December 1952, daughter of Fancesco Paolo and Antoinette Marie (Macchia) Bruno.

Child of Martha Louise (Culp) Mann and Maynard Ivan Stills:

2. Michael Lee Stills, b. Glendale, Los Angeles, California, 10 June 1963. He married at Plainview, Nassau, New York, 17 October, Tracey Lynn Boyle born at 20 July 1968, Syosset, Nassau, New York, daughter of John Cornelius and Mary Margaret (Lyng) Boyle.


Timeline

BIRTH 11 June 1932 Born at Home: 866 Mahoning N. E., Canton, Ohio [1]

  • Date Needed Worked as a Soda Jerk – Drug Store (age 15 maybe)
  • Date Needed Counter Sales – Cookies – 5&10 (Woolworths maybe)
  • 1940 Residence Canton Township, Canton City, Ward 2, Stark, Ohio, [6]
Birth 23 Nov 1951 Birth of Son: Glenn David Mann
  • 1952/53 Sales/Office - Cafeteria – Republic Steel (Ohio)

MARRIAGE 24 June 1952 Marriage to Glenn Delmar Mann [3]

  • Residence (1952) Canton, Ohio, USA
  • 26 Nov 1956 Librascope - Subassembly

DIVORCE 1957/58 Divorce from Glenn Delmar Mann (Burbank, California) [citation needed]

  • 1958 Librascope - Lead Worker

MARRIAGE 27 Dec 1958 Marriage to Maynard Ivan Stills[4][5]

Birth 10 Jun 1963 Birth of Son: Michael Lee Stills
  • 1963 Librascope - Supervisor of 2 Depts – Subassembly, Final Assembly
  • 1965 - 1972 AAA Towing - Book Keeper – Worked for Uncle Bud
  • 1973 School, West Valley Occupational Center
  • Date Needed Reseda Bowl - Sales
  • Residence (1993) Reseda, CA
  • 1984 – 31 Jan 2001 Calif. Infoplace - Booth Manager (Worked for Jack Ford)
  • Date Needed Infoplace USA - Regional Manager (Worked for Jack Ford)
  • Date Needed about 2000 Personal Invitation arranged by Jack Ford to visit with President Gerald Ford and his wife Betty Ford, Time Spent, 15 minutes in Vail, Colorado, home of President Ford.

DEATH 2 March 2017 Martha passed from complications related to Ovarian and Colon cancer. A harpist was playing beautiful music when she passed. She was at peace. [2]

BURIAL 13 March 2017 Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman, Medina, Ohio, United States [7] A short graveside service was held at 11:15 am Monday, March 13th at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Seville.

Research Notes

1. Record of Divorce from Glenn Delmar Mann needed.

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Birth Certificate in possession of Michael Stills
  2. 2.0 2.1 Death Certificate in possession of Michael Stills
  3. 3.0 3.1 Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KDMH-SHQ : accessed 14 December 2014), Glenn Delmar Mann and Martha Louise Culp, 09 Jul 1952; citing Stark, Ohio, United States, reference ; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 2,251,851.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Marriage Certficate to Maynard Ivan Stills in possession of Michael Stills
  5. 5.0 5.1 Ancestry.com. California, Marriage Index, 1949-1959 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013. Original data: California Department of Health and Welfare. California Vital Records—Vitalsearch (www.vitalsearch-worldwide.com). The Vitalsearch Company Worldwide, Inc., Pleasanton, California.
  6. "United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1961-27874-8182-38?cc=2000219 : accessed 14 December 2014), Ohio > Stark > Canton Township, Canton City, Ward 2 > 90-16 Canton Township, Canton City Ward 2 (Area A - part) > image 1 of 10; citing NARA digital publication of T627, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.
  7. Find A Grave, database and images (https://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=177182924 : accessed 9 April 2017), memorial #177182924 for Martha Louise "Marty" Culp Stills (1933 - 2017) - Find A Grave Memorial.


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DNA

  • Paternal relationship is confirmed with an AncestryDNA test match between Martha Culp and Alexis Lorraine Culp (AlexisLorraineCulp), Grand niece. Predicted relationship reported by AncestryDNA: Grand niece; Confidence: Extremely High.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed with an AncestryDNA test match between Martha Culp and Alexis Lorraine Culp (AlexisLorraineCulp), Grand niece. Predicted relationship reported by AncestryDNA: Grand niece; Confidence: Extremely High.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by a 266.44 cM Family Finder match between Tim Nichols and her Grandfather Alonzo Culp.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed with an AncestryDNA test match between Martha Culp and Dawson David Craft (dawsoncraft), First Cousin once removed. Predicted relationship reported by AncestryDNA: 2nd cousins; Confidence: Extremely High.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed with an AncestryDNA test match between Martha Culp and Julie Ann Craft (julieanncraft), First Cousin once removed. Predicted relationship reported by AncestryDNA: 2nd cousins; Confidence: Extremely High.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed with an AncestryDNA test match between Martha Culp and L.B. (da8793), Second Cousin. Predicted relationship reported by AncestryDNA: 2nd cousins; Confidence: Extremely High.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed with an AncestryDNA test match between Martha Culp and daviswmorton, Third Cousin. Predicted relationship reported by AncestryDNA: 3rd - 4th cousins; Confidence: Extremely High.


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Martha Stills's DNA has been tested for genealogical purposes. It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Martha or other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA. Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line:
  • Martha (Culp) Stills: Family Tree DNA mtDNA Test Full Sequence, haplogroup J1c3, FTDNA kit #B18540
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Martha Stills (Cropped)
Martha Stills (Cropped)

Martha at Mt. Rushmore
Martha at Mt. Rushmore

Martha and Maynard Stills
Martha and Maynard Stills

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