George Washington BUTLER George Washington BUTLER Moss Merseles BUTLER David Salter BUTLER Mini tree diagram

Elizabeth SALTER1,2,3,4

17th Nov 18811,2,3,4 - 14th Feb 19702,3

Life History

17th Nov 1881

Born in New York, New York.1,2,3,4

between 1908 and 1970

Resident in Jonestown, Coahoma, Mississippi.2

2nd Aug 1909

Birth of son George Washington BUTLER in Coahoma County, Mississippi.4,1,2

15th Oct 1913

Birth of son Moss Merseles BUTLER in Jonestown, Coahoma, Mississippi.2,4

22nd May 1916

Birth of son David Salter BUTLER in Coahoma County, Mississippi.2,5,4

10th May 1959

Death of George Washington BUTLER in Jonestown, Coahoma, Mississippi.3

14th Feb 1970

Died in Greenbough Nursing Home, Jonestown, Coahoma, Mississippi.2,3

16th Feb 1970

Buried in Jonestown Cemetery, Jonestown, Coahoma, Mississippi.2

Other facts


Married George Washington BUTLER


  • Elizabeth and her husband Geroeg are burie dina joint grave inJonestown Cemetery, Jonestown, Mississippi

    Gravestone of George W and Elizabeth Salter Butler, JonestownCemetery, Jonestown, Coahoma, Mississippi
    George W "Bunk"
    Feb 22, 1875
    May 10, 1959
    Elizabeth Salter
    Nov 17, 1881
    Feb 14, 1970

    A Butler researcher has done us the favor of preparing a Find a Gravememorial for Elizabeth Salter Butler, which includes her obituary.

    Mrs Elizabeth Salter Butler
    Birth  Nov. 17, 1881 New York
    Death  Feb. 14, 1970 Jonestown, Coahoma County, Mississippi

    Elizabeth Salter Butler, who served as clerk of the Town of Jonestownfor 44 years and was a leader in civic and church affairs, diedSaturday afternoon at the Greenbough Nursing Home where she had been apatient for several months. She was 89.

    Services were held at 11 a.m. on Feb 16, 1970 at the JonestownMethodist Church, with the Rev. J. H. Holder of Horn Lake and the Rev.Garland Holloman of Tupelo officiating. Burial was at the JonestownCemetery. McInnis-Porter Funeral Home was in charge.

    Mrs. Butler was born in New York City and moved to Jonestown as abride in 1908. Her husband was the late G. W. Butler. They celebratedtheir 50th wedding anniversary in 1958.

    The first woman in the state to be elected on a board of aldermen,Mrs. Butler was Jonestown's town clerk for 44 years until herretirement several years ago. She taught Sunday School at theJonestown Methodist Church and also served as churchsecretary-treasurer for many years.

    Mrs Butler was a charter member of the Clarksdale Business andProfessional Women's Club. and was also a member of the JonestownWoman's Club, the Coahoma Woman's Club, the former Zonta Club ofClarksdale, the American Legion Auxiliary and the Clarksdale Chapterof the Order of the Eastern Star.

    She leaves three sons George W. Butler Jr., Moss Merseles Butler andDavid Salter Butler, all of Jonestown; eight grandchildren and threegreat-grandchildren.

    George Washington Butler (1875 - 1959)
    George Washington Butler (1909 - 1980)
    Moss Merseles Butler (1913 - 2010)
    David Salter Butler (1916 - 1993)
    Burial Jonestown Cemetery, Coahoma County, Mississippi
    Created by Jack77 Mar 29, 2010
    --  Find A Grave Memorial# 50414686,


  • 1. 1910 Federal Census, Coahoma County, Mississippi
    • 20 April, Jonestown, District 29, p 9A, Hse/Fam #4
  • 2. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 3. Ancestry Trees
    • Jack R. Dodson,
  • 4. 1920 Federal Census, Coahoma County, Mississippi
    • 5 May, Jonestown, District 2, page 27A,  Hse #599, Fam #624
  • 5. Social Security Death Index

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