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Pvt Lester Hancock Butler
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Birth: Nov. 2, 1827
Tioga County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 5, 1905
Tioga County
Pennsylvania, USA

Obituary from Wellsboro Agitator, April 12, 1905:
Mr Lester H Butler. aged 77, died on Wednesday at his home in Delmar, near Stokesdale Junction. He was a son of Hartford and
Matilda Butler, was born in Delmar township. November 2, 1827, and spent all his life in this vicinity.
The cause of his death was bronchial trouble and general disability. Mr Butler Veteran Civil War, Private, Company A, 149th PA Infantry Regiment, enlisted 28 Sep 1863, separated 24 Jun 1865; suffered from deafness and renal disease, and was a good soldier. He was respected by his neighbors and many friends. He was twice married, his first wife being Jane Short, whom he married about 55 years ago. She died about eight years ago. Of their several children eight grew to maturity. Four sons and two daughters. Sons, Walter, Wallace, Walton, Weldon,
with both daughters now deceased. About seven years ago, Mr Butler married Elizabeth Bockus, who survives him. He is survived also by two sisters, Mrs George Sears and Mrs H M Wolf of Wellsboro. Funeral services were held at the late home of the deceased Friday afternoon at 2 PM Rev James Boyce officiating Burial at Niles Valley The Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Card has Lester buried at Niles Valley Cemetery, 2nd Circle NW Inside



Wallace disappeared at age 43, with nothing more known of him.
No Headstone located for Lester at Niles Valley Cemetery as of 5/24/2011 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Hartford M Butler (1800 - 1876)
  Matilda Hotchkiss Butler (1801 - 1892)
 
 Spouses:
  Nancy Jane Short Butler (1827 - 1897)
  Elizabeth Malinda French Butler (1844 - 1917)
 
 Children:
  Walter C Butler (1853 - 1941)*
  Alice M. Butler Tallman (1856 - 1899)*
  Clara H. Butler Losey (1857 - 1902)*
  Walton N. Butler (1862 - 1936)*
  Weldon Butler (1871 - 1910)*
 
 Siblings:
  Electa Matilda Butler Hildreth (1823 - 1891)*
  Lester Hancock Butler (1827 - 1905)
  Eunice Maria Butler Vanatter (1830 - 1855)*
  Mariette Butler Sears (1831 - 1925)*
  Cynthia Ellen Butler Wolf (1835 - 1921)*
  Hollis Harris Butler (1839 - 1857)*
  Alice Sabra Butler (1842 - 1863)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: The Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Card has Lester buried at Niles Valley Cemetery, 2nd Circle NW Inside
 
Burial:
Niles Valley Cemetery
Niles Valley
Tioga County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: yrag reltub
Record added: May 23, 2011
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Pvt Lester Hancock Butler
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Pvt Lester Hancock Butler
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