Mary Ellen "Nellie May" was the daughter of George Nelson Nichols and Sarah Baxter. She was born May 7, 1856 near Fort Dodge, Iowa. She attended school near Linwood and later taught school at Scuyler and David City. She married Ransom M. Butler and lived briefly in Exeter and Superior before moving to Hardy in 1880. She and Ranse had 9 children, three who died as infants, and: Jefferson Lee Butler, Fred Butler, Helena Butler Murdock, Daisy Dean Butler Glasgow, Clinton J. Butler and Bell Butler Fuller.
She died on September 2, 1955.
Ransom Marion Butler (1847 - 1931)*
Jefferson Lee Butler (1879 - 1941)*
Anna Belle Butler Fuller (1893 - 1975)*
Hardy City Cemetery
Plot: Block 3, Lot 49
Maintained by: Cynthia Shepherd
Originally Created by: Peggy Bargen Duey
Record added: Jan 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32573994