John Joseph Butler

John Joseph Butler

Birth
Death 23 Oct 1934 (aged 74)
Burial Bennington, Bryan County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 63436873 · View Source
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Funeral Notice
Died Tuesday afternoon, October 23rd, 1934
J.J. Butler
Friends are invited to attend the funeral services at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Baptist Church, services conducted by Rev. Chas. Thompson and T. Hollis Epton
Interment in Bennington Cemetery

He was killed, while "robbing a bee tree". Another man and him were chopping a tree down to get the honey. The tree began to fall and they ran. John stumbled and fell on a knife that was sticking up in a bucket he was carrying. the knife entered his eye and killed him.
Source: Ned Dyer 1998 (later confirmed by Harvey Lusk, Sr.)



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  • Created by: Harvey Hague Lusk, Jr.
  • Added: 28 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 63436873
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Joseph Butler (3 Jul 1860–23 Oct 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 63436873, citing Bennington Cemetery, Bennington, Bryan County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Harvey Hague Lusk, Jr. (contributor 47387689) .