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Cecilia Viola Lucretia ""Celia"" Palmer Butler
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Birth: Dec. 6, 1868
Volga
Clayton County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jan. 28, 1931
Yakima
Yakima County
Washington, USA

Cecilia "Celia" Palmer was the daughter of Charles Willard "Will" Palmer and Mary Ann (Freeman) Palmer and was born December 6, 1868 on the family farm located in Sperry Township, Clayton County, Iowa. She was the oldest of four children; her siblings were Warren Isaac, Francis "Frank" Willard, and Florence Freeman Palmer. The family moved to Kansas in 1874 after having lived in Clayton County for a number of years. They developed a farm near Haddam, Washington County near the Nebraska state border. It was here that she married Homer Norton Butler (her cousin) on December 13, 1886. The couple had four children: Abbie Laverne, Leon A., Eleanor Marie and Harold Willard. In March of 1889 they went to Yesler, King County, Washington Territory and lived in the Seattle area and at Charleston (Bremerton) until 1918. They lived in Washington State for over forty years. Both reaching their senior years, Homer, Celia and two of their children, Eleanor and Harold, moved to the eastside of Washington to Sunnyside, Yakima County, where they spent their remaining years. Celia deid on January 28, 1931 and Homer died on November 1, 1933, both in Yakima. They are buried at Tahoma Cemetery located in Yakima, Yakima County, Washington. Celia was sixty-two years of age at the time of her death. 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Willard Palmer (1843 - 1919)
  Mary Ann Freeman Palmer (1848 - 1877)
 
 Spouse:
  Homer Norton Butler (1861 - 1933)
 
 Children:
  Leon A Butler (1891 - 1906)*
 
 Siblings:
  Cecilia Viola Lucretia Palmer Butler (1868 - 1931)
  Warren Isaac Palmer (1870 - 1938)*
  Francis Willard Palmer (1872 - 1956)*
  Clarence Freeman Palmer (1876 - 1939)*
  Gertrude Amanda Palmer Mabery (1881 - 1960)**
  Charles Ernest Palmer (1882 - 1948)**
  Andrew Floy Palmer (1884 - 1925)**
  Bertha Ruth Palmer Nease (1885 - 1965)**
  Oliver Clyde Palmer (1887 - 1964)**
  Luda Belle Palmer Applegate (1893 - 1933)**
  Ethel Maude Palmer Applegate (1897 - 1938)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Tahoma Cemetery
Yakima
Yakima County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: Holland St John
Record added: Jul 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73505761
Cecilia Viola Lucretia Celia <i>Palmer</i> Butler
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- Carolyn Farnum
 Added: Nov. 22, 2013
Roses in memory of my cousin Celia. She was a niece to my great grandmother Elmena (Freeman) St John.
- Holland St John
 Added: Jul. 17, 2011
 
 
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