|Birth: ||Sep. 28, 1845|
|Death: ||Feb. 23, 1903|
Parents: David Butler & Susannah
Married: Harriet A Marvin (1844-1883) 16 July 1865 in Morrow Co., OH and second Josephina C Collins 1893 in Ohio
Children: Susannah Butler; Wilbert W Butler; Mary Eva Butler (Another child Luella Butler was born in 1868 according to the 1870 census but apparently died prior to the 1880 census).
Occupations: farmer, provisions dealer, Notary Public
Served during the Civil War, Co. D 54 O.V.I.
OBIT: Reached the End
Mr. B.M. Butler Crosses the Death Valley - Monday Morning
After lingering in an unconscious state for nearly a week from what proved to be a stroke of paralysis, Mr. B.M. Butler died at his home on East Main street last Monday morning about 3 o'clock surrounded by his immediate family and a number of friends.
Barak M. Butler was born in Morrow county, Sept 28, 1845, and died in Deshler, Ohio, Feb. 23, 1903. On July 16, he married Miss Hattie Marvin, who died June 11, 1883. Three children, all of whom are living were born of this union.
In 1893 he married Josephine Collins, who still survives him.
In 1861 he enlisted as a volunteer in the 65th Ohio. He served three years, being mustered out at Nashville, Tenn., after having received an honorable discharge. He has been a citizen of Deshler for 27 years.
Deceased joined L.S. Holmes Post No. 49, G.A.R. which was disbanded. Afterwards joined L.S. Holmes Post No. 87, G.A.R. in 1900 and was holding the office of Sergeant Major at death.
The funeral was held at the M.E. church, Tuesday afternoon, conducted by Dr. N.B.C. Love and the members of the L.S. Holmes Post, the church being crowded to its utmost. The interment was made at Woodlawn cemetery.
Mr. Butler was a good-hearted citizen and active worker in politics and Grand Army matters, and has held several positions of trust honorable to himself and friends.
Created by: sally swanson
Record added: Jul 23, 2008
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