Butler, Joseph Samuel

Birth Name Butler, Joseph Samuel
Gender male
Age at Death 86 years, 9 months, 12 days

Narrative

He was a member of the Masonic Lodge at Cairo and the Tehoma Temple of Shrine, Scottish Rite. He was a mechanic by profession, having worked for the railroad. During the depression he turned to farming. He was best known by everyone as Sam.

Samuel’s World War I draft registration card, which was dated August 27, 1918, does not give much information concerning Samuel. It does confirm his date and place of birth as indicated above. He was twenty-one at the time of his registration. He is described as being tall and slender of build and as having blue eyes and light brown hair.

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 4/8/1897 Nebraska, United States of America Joseph Samuel Butler 1
Census 1/6/1900 Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States of America William A Butler 1a

Relation to head: Son

Color: White

Sex: Male

Month of birth: July

Year of birth: 1897

Age: 2

Single, married, widowed or divorced: Single

Place of birth: Nebraska

Place of birth of father: England

Place of birth of mother: Michigan

Census 15/4/1910 Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States of America William A Butler 2a

Relationship to head: Son

Sex: male

Color: white

Age: 13

Single, married, widowed or divorced: Single

Place of birth: Nebraska

Place of birth of father: England

Place of birth of mother: Michigan

Able to speak English; if not, language spoken: English

Occupation: none

Able to read: yes

Able to write: yes

Attended school since Sept. 1, 1909: yes

Marriage (Groom) 28/12/1927 Hall County, Nebraska, United States of America Joseph Samuel Butler Viva Burnes Waite  
Death 16/5/1984 Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States of America Joseph Samuel Butler  
Burial 19/5/1984 Cairo, Hall County, Nebraska, United States of America Jospeh Samuel Butler  

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Butler, William A5/9/186323/11/1931
Mother Budd, Joannah Rachel14/11/1870
    Sister     Butler, Jessie May 14/10/1888 1/6/1960
    Brother     Butler, Harry LeRoy 8/7/1890 4/8/1921
    Sister     Butler, Florence Mabel 5/8/1893 23/11/1976
    Brother     Butler, James Grant 25/7/1895 4/8/1978
         Butler, Joseph Samuel 4/8/1897 16/5/1984
    Sister     Butler, Nellie Rachel 31/8/1903 3/1/1960

Families

Family of Butler, Joseph Samuel and Waite, Viva Burnes

Married Wife Waite, Viva Burnes ( * + ... )
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Butler, [Living]

Source References

  1. US Federal Government: 1900 US Census
      • Date: 1/6/1900
      • Page: T623_917/10A/28
  2. US Federal Government: 1910 US Census
      • Date: 15/4/1910
      • Page: T624_839/17A/36/1167