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Harry Jay Button
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Birth: Nov. 21, 1864
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 18, 1929
Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo County
Michigan, USA


Obituary (Aug 18 is hand written on the newspaper clipping)

BUTTON, VETERAN PRINTER, EXPIRES

Employed by Putt Company Here 28 Years: Once with Newspaper

Harry J. Button, 64, a printer who has lived in Kalamazoo more than 50 years, died at his home 832 Elm Street, Sunday afternoon. He was born in New York City (on an Erie Canal Boat according to family history) and came to Kalamazoo at the age of 21. He has been employed by the Putt Printing Company for 28 years and was formerly with The Telegraph and the Kalamazoo Publishing Company. He was a member of the Modern Woodmen of America. Surviviing are his widow, Kate: three daughters, Mrs. Roy K. Grabill (Harriet Genevieve Button) of Hammond, Ind., Mrs. Walter Grant Powell (Florence Alene Button) of Downey, Calif., and Miss Katherine Louise Button of the city; and two grandchildren, Barbara Louise Grabill and Robert Grant Powell.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Jay Orson Button (1831 - 1900)
 
 Spouse:
  Kathryn Medora Tuttle Button (1869 - 1935)
 
 Children:
  Harriet Genevieve Button Grabill (1896 - 1988)*
  Kathryn Louise Button Heystek (1910 - 1995)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: Pat Ratcliff
Originally Created by: ambs
Record added: Apr 07, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25803702
Harry Jay Button
Added by: ambs
 
 
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- sniksnak
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- sniksnak
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