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Butler Emery Marble
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Birth: Jan., 1794
Cheshire County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Apr., 1866
Clark County
Washington, USA


Butler Emery Marble is one of 16 Veterans of the War of 1812 who died in Washington Territory and whose names will appear on a War of 1812 Bicentennial Monument, sponsored by The Washington State Society U.S. Daughter of 1812. Monument to be unveiled at Veterans Memorial Cemetery at Evergreen Washelli Memorial Park on Saturday, June 23, 2012, 10:30 a. m.

Butler Emery Marble's Memorial at Evergreen Washelli Memorial Park

Butler Emery Marble's Military Memorial Page

Butler Emery Marble's Military Page

Butler Emery Marble's Military Record from Indian War Muster Rolls

Butler Emery Marble, son of Joseph Marble and Susannah Elizabeth Butler, married Mary Jenette Laws on December 10, 1815, in Fayston, Washington County, Vermont.

Butler Emery Marble served in the last year of the War of 1812, which started June 18, 1812 and ended December 24, 1814.

1814, 11 Feb; Enlisted with U.S. Drags
Name: Emery Marble
Birthyear: abt 1794
Birthplace: New Hampshire, United States
Enlistment Date: 11 Feb 1814
Enlistment Age: 20
Rank: Recruit
Regiment: U. S. Drags, Company Commander: Lt. McFarland
Height: 5' 11",
Town County: Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire
Enlistment by Lt. Abe Farland
Period: 5 years
Remarks: Monthly R. R. Middlesbury, 28 February 1814,
Source: U.S. Army, Register of Enlistments, 1798-1914
(Book 669,/ Page 180)
Regiment of Dragoons was disbanded on March 3, 1815 and those men that were not folded into the Corps of Artillery were discharged on June 15, 1815.


Butler Emery Marble,
The pioneer Marble who migrated West from Vermont to New York and through Michigan, Illinois, Iowa, Oregon, and finally, the Washington Territory.

1852, 16 November; Butler E. Marble came to Vancouver, Washington from Carroll County, Illinois by the Oregon Trail.

1854, Butler Marble and his son, Ancil, known as experienced farmers, millers, and carpenters, were drawn to the creeks north of the HBC (Hudson Bay Company) compound by the potential water Power. In 1854, Butler Marble and his wife, Matilda, settled on Burnt Bridge Creek, while his son (Ansil) settled nearby to the north. The father and son team built several mills together, including a sawmill along the banks of Burnt Bridge Creek near the mouth of Cold Creek and a gristmill on Salmon Creek. Butler renamed the creek "Marble Creek"; it had been prviously known as Bridge Creek or River Crek (Van House 1978). Like all early settlers, the Marbles did many things to survive - they ran mills, farmed, sold meat to the Hudson's Bay Company, and strove to accumulate land.

Between 26 March 1856 - 30 Apr 1856
Butler Emery Marble, at the age of 62,
served for one month, with the 2nd Regiment,
Clark County Rangers of the Washington Territory Volunteers, under the command of Captain William Kelly, during the Oregon - Washington Indian Wars.

The original post cemetery was in the northwest corner of the reserve, area 4 acres, enclosed by a strong picket fence. Total interments to 12 August 1882 was 314. Of these the number of officers, as far as was known was six; number of enlisted men whose record could be obtained 30; the remainder civilians or persons whose graves were without headboards or any other marks to designate who they were. Civilians were encouraged to reclaim and remove the remains of their relatives, about 72 disinterment of civilians occurred during the year 1881.

As of 15 April 2000, there are 1400 graves at Vancouver Barracks, 210 of which are unknown from the mid 1800's.

Marble Family records states that Butler Emery Marble died in Clarke County, Washington Territory about April 1866 and is buried at Vancouver Barracks Post Cemetery.

Family links: 
  Joseph Marble (1752 - 1836)
  Susannah Elizabeth Butler Marble (1760 - 1840)
  Levi Marble (1819 - 1889)*
  Jehiel Butler Marble (1820 - 1868)*
  John Milton Marble (1829 - 1902)*
  Ansil Sylvester Marble (1833 - 1914)*
  Joseph Marble (1789 - 1851)*
  Butler Emery Marble (1794 - 1866)
  Benjamin Marble (1796 - 1882)*
  Jacob Marble (1802 - 1872)*
  Cynthia Marble Quimby (1804 - 1878)*
*Calculated relationship
Fort Vancouver Military Cemetery
Clark County
Washington, USA
Created by: DeCody Brad Marble
Record added: Jul 11, 2007
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Butler Emery Marble
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"LINEAGE OF PATRIOTS" Butler Emery Marble, my fourth great grandfather, a patriot himself, was descendant of patriots. Butler's father, Joseph, fought in the Revolution, as did his grandfather, Benjamin, who was a Bolton, Massachusetts Minuteman. Also, hi...(Read more)
- DeCody Brad Marble
 Added: Jul. 5, 2014
God rest your soul.
- DKWhitt
 Added: Feb. 27, 2013
War of 1812 US Army
- Washington State Society U.S.D. 1812
 Added: Aug. 26, 2010
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