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 in Jonestown Cemetery, Jonestown, Mississippi

    Gravestone of George W and Elizabeth Salter Butler, Jonestown Cemetery, 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 Grave memorial 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 Jonestown for 44 years and was a leader in civic and church affairs, died Saturday afternoon at the Greenbough Nursing Home where she had been a patient for several months. She was 89.

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

    Mrs. Butler was born in New York City and moved to Jonestown as a bride in 1908. Her husband was the late G. W. Butler. They celebrated their 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 her retirement several years ago. She taught Sunday School at the Jonestown Methodist Church and also served as church secretary-treasurer for many years.

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

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


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