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Thomas Cassingham Butler was born 22 Oct 1869 in Durham, Hancock, Illinois. He is the son of Harriet Cassingham and Samuel Baxter Butler.

On 25 Nov 1890, he married Catherine McGrath in Hancock County, Illinois. She is the daughter of James McGrath and Johanna. She was born in May 1871 in Illinois.

Children of Thomas Cassingham Butler and Catherine McGrath:

  1. James Vernon Butler was born in Apr 1893 in Hancock County, Illinois. He was known as "Vernie."
  2. Bertha A. Butler was born in May 1898 in Hancock County, Illinois.
  3. Harold F. Butler was born 14 Mar 1907 in Hancock County, Illinois. He died in Feb 1975 at age 67 in Macomb, McDonough, Illinois.
  4. Ruth Butler was born about Sep 1909 in Hancock County, Illinois.


Thomas: Marriage from the Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1783 - 1900.

Catherine, James & Bertha: Birth from 1900 Census (Carthage, Hancock, IL. p. 17).

Harold & Ruth: Birth from the 1910 Census (Durham, Hancock, IL. p. 9).

Census Listings

The individuals in this family appear in the following census listings.


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Daniel Edwards

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2002.