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George Baxter Butler (Sr.) was born 23 Jan 1874 in Durham, Hancock, Illinois. He is the son of Harriet Cassingham and Samuel Baxter Butler. He died 8 Aug 1940 at the age of 66 in LaHarpe, Hancock, Illinois.

On 11 Sep 1900, he married Clara Estelle Rich in La Crosse, Hancock, Illinois. She was born 10 Aug 1881 in Iowa and died 3 Dec 1957 at the age of 76.

Children of George Baxter Butler and Clara Estelle Rich:

  1. Lowell Rich Butler was born 18 Sep 1901 in Illinois. 
  2. Lawrence George Butler was born 22 July 1904 in LaHarpe, Hancock, Illinois.
  3. Mildred Maxine Butler was born 18 Jul 1910. She married S. G. Lindsay .
  4. George Baxter Butler (Jr.) was born 14 Mar 1920 in LaHarpe, Hancock, Illinois.


George Sr.: Marriage from the Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763 - 1900.

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Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2002.