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Pvt Lester Hancock Butler

Pvt Lester Hancock Butler

Birth
Tioga County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 5 Apr 1905 (aged 77)
Tioga County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Niles Valley, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 70257462 · View Source
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Obituary from Wellsboro Agitator, April 12, 1905:
Mr Lester H Butler. aged 77, died on Wednesday at his home in Delmar, near Stokesdale Junction. He was a son of Hartford and
Matilda Butler, was born in Delmar township. November 2, 1827, and spent all his life in this vicinity.
The cause of his death was bronchial trouble and general disability. Mr Butler Veteran Civil War, Private, Company A, 149th PA Infantry Regiment, enlisted 28 Sep 1863, separated 24 Jun 1865; suffered from deafness and renal disease, and was a good soldier. He was respected by his neighbors and many friends. He was twice married, his first wife being Jane Short, whom he married about 55 years ago. She died about eight years ago. Of their several children eight grew to maturity. Four sons and two daughters. Sons, Walter, Wallace, Walton, Weldon,
with both daughters now deceased. About seven years ago, Mr Butler married Elizabeth Bockus, who survives him. He is survived also by two sisters, Mrs George Sears and Mrs H M Wolf of Wellsboro. Funeral services were held at the late home of the deceased Friday afternoon at 2 PM Rev James Boyce officiating Burial at Niles Valley The Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Card has Lester buried at Niles Valley Cemetery, 2nd Circle NW Inside



Wallace disappeared at age 43, with nothing more known of him.
No Headstone located for Lester at Niles Valley Cemetery as of 5/24/2011


Gravesite Details The Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Card has Lester buried at Niles Valley Cemetery, 2nd Circle NW Inside

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  • Created by: yrag reltub
  • Added: 23 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70257462
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Lester Hancock Butler (2 Nov 1827–5 Apr 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70257462, citing Niles Valley Cemetery, Niles Valley, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by yrag reltub (contributor 47463227) .