Alexander T Butler’s Obituary

Carroll County Democrat, June 27 1902 A.T. Butler Dead After a Long Illness and Much Suffering, He Passes Away A.T. Butler died at his home in Huntington last Wednesday afternoon about 6 o’clock. Mr. Butler had been sick with some chronic ailment for a long time, and his death had been expected for several days. […]

Those Dang Butlers

My family’s oral tradition has always been that my great grandparents were cousins, both descending from Butlers. Lately, I’ve been trying to figure out just how they connect. And have succeeded only in narrowing things down a bit!  Here are some notes, for my own reference and to share. My great-grandfather, Carzy Clifford Cole, was […]