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Katie Christina Miller Butler Swank

Birth
Marion County, Missouri, USA
Death 11 Feb 1954 (aged 64)
Monroe County, Missouri, USA
Burial Hunnewell, Shelby County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 60127473 · View Source
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Wife of John Oscar Butler.



Daughter of Douglas Moses and Annie B. Shaw Miller. Married a Kestner in 1907, they had a daughter Ruby M. Kestner in 1909. He either died or they divorced as Katie and Ruby were back home with her parents on 1910 census. She then married John Oscar Butler, he died in 1942, Katie was informant on his death certificate. She then became the third wife of Charles Henry Swank 26 JUN 1950 in Shelbina, Shelby County, Missouri. Katie died in the Monroe Rest Home in Monroe City, Monroe City, Missouri.


MO d/c 5526—As Katie C. Swank
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The Hunnewell Graphic, February 11, 1954

DEATH OF MRS. KATIE SWANK

Mrs. Katie Swank, 64 passed away in the Monroe City Rest Home Thursday morning about 3 o'clock. She had been in poor health for several years but the last several weeks her condition became serious.
As Katie Christine Miller, daughter of Douglas and Annie Miller she was born October 8, 1889, north of town, in Marion county, where she spent her early life.
She was married to Connie Kestner and in this union one daughter was born.
She was married a second time to Oscar Butler and they lived on a farm for a number of years, after his death she moved to Hunnewell. Her marriage to Charley Swank took place several years ago. He passed away a few months after their marriage.
She united with the Methodist Church at Andrew Chapel in early life and had ever been a consistent member. She was a devoted wife, mother and sister and had many friends.
Surviving is her daughter Mrs. Charley Wood , a sister Mrs. G.V. Murray, one aunt Mrs. Fannie Patterson, two nephews and one niece.
Funeral services will be held from the Methodist church at 2 o'clock, Sunday afternoon, conducted by Rev. Ellis Turner, burial will be in the Hunnewell Cemetery.

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1900 United States Federal Census
Name: Katie C Millin
Age: 10
Birth Date: Oct 1889
Birthplace: Missouri
Home in 1900: Warren, Marion, Missouri
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Douglas M Millin
Father's Birthplace: Iowa
Mother's name: Annie B Millin
Mother's Birthplace: Missouri
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Douglas M Millin 37
Annie B Millin 27
Katie C Millin 10
Florrence M Millin 8
Sarah C Shaw 56


1910 United States Federal Census
Name: Katie C Kestner
Age in 1910: 20
Birth Year: abt 1890
Birthplace: Missouri
Home in 1910: Warren, Marion, Missouri
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Marital Status: Married
Parent's Name: Sarah C Shaw
Father's Birthplace: Iowa
Mother's Birthplace: Missouri
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Sarah C Shaw 65
Moses M Miller 47
Anna B Miller 37
Katie C Kestner 20
Florence M Kestner 18
Rubey M Kestner 1


1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Katie Butler
Gender: Female
Birth Year: abt 1890
Birthplace: Missouri
Race: White
Home in 1930: Jackson, Shelby, Missouri
Map of Home: View Map
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Spouse's Name: Oscar Butler
Father's Birthplace: Iowa
Mother's Birthplace: Missouri
Occupation:
Education:
Military service:
Rent/home value:
Age at first marriage:
Parents' birthplace:
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Household Members:
Name Age
Oscar Butler 62
Katie Butler 40
Ruby Keatner 21


1940 United States Federal Census
Name: Katie Butler
Age: 50
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1890
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birthplace: Missouri
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Home in 1940: Hunnewell, Shelby, Missouri
Map of Home in 1940: View Map
Inferred Residence in 1935: Rural, Shelby, Missouri
Residence in 1935: Rural, Shelby, Missouri
Resident on farm in 1935: No
Sheet Number: 3A
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 8th grade
Weeks Worked in 1939: 0
Income: 0
Income Other Sources: No
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Oscar Butler 73
Katie Butler 50
Ruby Keatner 30


Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002
Name: Charles H Swank
Marriage Date: 26 Jun 1950
Marriage Location: Shelbina, Shelby, Missouri
Marriage County: Shelby
Spouse Name: Katie C Butler

Above research by Pam Witherow.


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Gravesite Details http://shelby.mogenweb.org/Hunnewell.htm

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  • Created by: Michelle Pendleton
  • Added: 15 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 60127473
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Katie Christina Miller Butler Swank (8 Oct 1889–11 Feb 1954), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60127473, citing Godfrey Cemetery, Hunnewell, Shelby County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Michelle Pendleton (contributor 47363508) .