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John Butcher
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Birth: Apr. 16, 1837
Lenawee County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 1904
Ingham County
Michigan, USA

At this time little is known about John Butcher. He came to Alaiedon Township soon after his marriage to Dorcus Lennon on 10-9-1857. He lived there the rest of his life.

They had four children. 3 sons and a daughter.
The sons and his wife survive him. The daughter died in infancy.

Research will continue on this family.

New information 4-2013

John Butcher was born 4-16-1837 in Michigan. The son of John and Matilda(Johnson) Butcher.

He married to Dorcas Lenon (born in New York) on 10-9-1857.

To this union were born 4 children.
William 1863
Lloyd 8-18-1876
Floyd 8-8-1876
A daughter, name and date of death unknown. Died in infancy.

1870 Census Michigan
John Butcher 33 b. Self MI
Dorcas Butcher 33 Wife NY
William Butcher 6 Son MI
James Woodworth 25 Other MI*
Savina Chappel 63 Mother-In-Law NY
*Assumed they were labors or relatives

1880 Census Alaiedon Township
John 43 Head of Household
Dorcas 43 Wife
William 17 Son
Lloyd 3 Son
Floyd 3 Son
Lovina Chappel 76 Widowed Mother-in-Law

1900 Census Lansing, Michigan Ward 6
John Butcher 63
Dorcas Butcher 64
Lloid Butcher 24
Floid Butcher 24

John died 1-8-1904 is buried in Leek Cemetery in Alaiedon Township, Ingham County, Michigan

William was married to Sarah Dennis 8-3-1885 in Ingham County
Floyd was married to Edith Bryan 10-5-1904 in Mason, Michigan
Lloyd died 3-22-1937 in Jacksonville Florida and is buried there. It is not known if he married.

Dorcas died 6-23-1906 and is buried with John in Leek Cemetery
Further information received 4-19-2015 for contributor-Dianna Caruso.

Father- John Butcher, Born abt 1805 Ireland, Died 1882 Hillsdale County Michigan,
Buried(Believe) Somerset Center Cemetery, Somerset, Hillsdale County Michigan. There
is a will on file in Hillsdale County Court Bldg.

Mother Matilda Johnson, Born Scottland Abt 1803 Died March 14, 1855, Buried Somerset
Center Cemetery, Somerset, Hillsdale County Michigan
Family links: 
  Matilda Johnston Butcher (1802 - 1855)
  Dorcas Lenon Butcher (1836 - 1906)*
  William Henry Butcher (1861 - 1935)*
*Calculated relationship
Leek Cemetery
Ingham County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Unknown
Created by: Connie West Stewart
Record added: Mar 18, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106914240
John Butcher
Added by: Connie West Stewart
John Butcher
Added by: Connie West Stewart
John Butcher
Added by: Connie West Stewart
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