|Birth: ||Mar. 18, 1839|
|Death: ||Sep. 17, 1908|
Daughter of Jonathan and Ann Edington.
MRS. J. BUTCHER PASSES AWAY
The End Comes on Thursday Morning of Last Week After Illness – Funeral Friday Morning.
Mrs. John Butcher one of the pioneer residents of the Kemp neighborhood died at her home west of Kemp last Thursday morning after a long illness.
The funeral was held Friday forenoon and the remains were burried at the Broadus Cemetery. A large number of relatives and sympathetic friends attended the funeral and followed the remains to their last resting place.
The deceased was born in Licking county Ohio March, 1839 and had reached nearly three score and ten years of age. Before her marriage to John Butcher, July 6, 1861, she was Miss Margaret Edington. They were married in Ohio but left that state in 1864 and came to Illinois and soon there after settled on the farm on which she died. When Mr. And Mrs. Butcher first settled on the homestead where they lived so long, they were surrounded by the wide open praries. Here they lived and toiled and reared a family of nine children. Ten children were born to them but one boy Harvey, died when he was a baby. Four boys and five girls survive the mother they being William, Ben, James Orville and Ted Butcher and Mrs. James K. Barnett, Mrs. Will Cuppy, Mrs. Fred Seaman, Mrs. Chas. W. Walling and Miss Daisy Butcher. These children with the aged and devoted husband are left to mourn her demise, besides several grandchildren and many sympathetic friends.
John Butcher (1834 - 1922)
Esther Butcher Cuppy (1869 - 1957)*
James Orville Butcher (1876 - 1949)*
Mina Butcher Walling (1877 - 1938)*
Created by: Rich Schommer
Record added: Jul 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74230797
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