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 Jessie Valerie <I>Skelton</I> Butler

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Jessie Valerie Skelton Butler

  • Birth 25 Jul 1873 Princeton, Gibson County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 30 Apr 1908 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Princeton, Gibson County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 19760631

Daughter of Newton O. Skelton and Catherine Richards of Gibson County, Indiana.

AB (Botany) graduate of Vasser 1895 where she was one of the first women awarded Phi Beta Kappa membership.

A school teacher in Princeton, Indiana until marriage on September 11, 1901 to Horace Graham Butler.

Children were Catherine Richards Butler and William Skelton Butler(b Dec 1903 dbef1940)

Died of a tubal pregnancy at age 34 in Cook county, Illinois.

Brother not linked below as of date of this bio was William Richards 'Will' Skelton bDec 1861 dMay 1920.

Buried in Skelton family plot.

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  • Maintained by: J Deans
  • Originally Created by: T.J.
  • Added: 7 Jun 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19760631
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jessie Valerie Skelton Butler (25 Jul 1873–30 Apr 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19760631, citing Columbia Church Cemetery, Princeton, Gibson County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by J Deans (contributor 47247988) .