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George Leslie Butcher

George Leslie Butcher 
b. 15 June 1878, Green Township, Jay County, Indiana to Charles Butcher and Sarah Elizabeth Doty
d. 28 March 1964, Wakeeney, Trego County, Kansas

m. 8 May 1907, Riverside Township, Trego County, Kansas
Mary Grace Hays
b. 19 October 1889, Minneapolis, Ottawa County, Kansas
d. 24 July 1965, Wakeeney, Trego County, Kansas

Children with Mary Grace Hays:

  • Frances Edan (b. 1908) married Earl Roberts
  • Viola Pearl (b. 1910) married William Herbert Wanker
  • Lillie Bell (b. 1911) married Robert Eric Eckman
  • Carl Leslie (b. 1917) married Neva Arlene Lynd

George Butcher was a member of the Methodist Church in Wakeeney, where he was instrumental in organizing local congregations and was issued an exhorters license to preach.

Submitted by:
Marilyn Eckman Rittel
Des Moines IA