Walter Mason Butler Sr.

Walter Mason Butler Sr.

Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Death 23 Mar 1951 (aged 79)
Dickerson, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Burial Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Row K, Lot 44 , Site 4
Memorial ID 83847516 · View Source
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- Charles Martin Butler [1843-1918]
- Frances Thomas (Spates) Butler [1847-1918]

Married Rosa May (Cubitt) Butler

- Walter Mason Butler [1915-1952]
- Dorothy Christine Butler Hopkins [1917-2004]


People came to the cemetery every June 3rd to observe Jefferson Davis's birthday. The women brought box lunches and the children marched and the politicians spoke.

"You didn't dare celebrate the 31st of May," recalled Dorothy Butler Hopkins. "You know, my father [a son of Confederate Charles M. Butler] wouldn't wear a pair of blue jeans or anything else blue. No siree, you couldn't bring anything blue into his house. He wore khaki, gray, anything but blue." It was, however, a private protest.

Frederick Post - March 24, 1951

Walter Mason Butler, farmer of near Poolesville, died at his home Friday, aged 78 years. He was a son of the late Charles and Frances Butler and is survived by his widow, Mrs. Rosa Cubitt Butler, and two children; William M. Butler, Jr., and Mrs. Dorothy Christine Hopkins, both at home. The following brothers and sisters also survive: Charles Butler, Dickerson; Richard Butler, Potomac; Rosser, Corrie, and Lula Butler, Poolesville.

The body is at the funeral home in Barnesville where funeral services will be held Monday morning at 10 o'clock. Interment Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville. William B. Hilton, funeral director.

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  • Created by: Glenn Wallace
  • Added: 22 Jan 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 83847516
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Walter Mason Butler Sr. (3 May 1871–23 Mar 1951), Find a Grave Memorial no. 83847516, citing Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Glenn Wallace (contributor 46802463) .