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James Orville Butcher
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Birth: May 5, 1876
Douglas County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 1, 1949
Douglas County
Illinois, USA

Obituary from an unknown newspaper;

J. O. Butcher Dies
Wednesday June 1

James Orville Butcher, 73 passed away at the family home north, west of Hindsboro, Wednesday eve June 1, after a lingering illness of several years, being bedfast with a broken hip for the past two and a half years. He has been tenderly cared for by his son, Mr and Mrs Jerald Butcher since his wife is also an invalid. He was a retired horseman and farmer.

James Orville Butcher was born May 5, 1876, on a farm west of Kemp, son of John and Margaret Edington Butcher. He was married to Myrtie Andrews in 1903 and to this union three children were born, Olaf of Alliance, Nebraska, Mrs Gladys Ingrum, Villa Grove and Jerald at home.

Surviving besides the wife and three children are; two grandchildren, two brothers, Ben of Hindsboro and S E Butcher, Montana; three sisters, Mrs Daisy Wright of Clayton, Ind, Mrs. Amelia Seaman and Mrs Esther Cuppy, Hindsboro;

He was a member of the Mt Gilead Methodist church.

Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon at the family home, Reverend Harry Shewhart officiating. Burial will be in Broadus cemetery.
Family links: 
  John Butcher (1834 - 1922)
  Margaret Jane Edington Butcher (1839 - 1908)
  Myrta Mae Andrews Butcher (1877 - 1959)*
  Gladys M. Butcher Ingrum (1905 - 1995)*
  James Olaf Butcher (1908 - 1992)*
  Jerald Eugene Butcher (1912 - 1956)*
  Sarah Ann Butcher Barnett (1863 - 1927)*
  John William Butcher (1864 - 1944)*
  Benjamin Allen Butcher (1867 - 1958)*
  Mary Esther Butcher Cuppy (1869 - 1957)*
  James Orville Butcher (1876 - 1949)
  Almina Butcher Walling (1877 - 1938)*
  Seth Edson Butcher (1880 - 1973)*
  Daisy Jane Butcher Wright (1883 - 1977)*
*Calculated relationship
Broadus Cemetery
Douglas County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Rich Schommer
Record added: Jul 31, 2011
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James Orville Butcher
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