M A Butler
Posted By: Tina Keister (email)
Date: 11/26/2005 at 00:17:47
M A Butler, proprietor of the St James Hotel, Boone was born in Connecticut in 1833; he removed to Rochester, New York, where he learned the trade of machinist; he enterd the employ of M S R R; afterward was employed by the C, R I & P R R, Terra Haute, Alton & St Louis, I C R R and C & N W R R; he came to this county in Oct 1866, he was master mechanic for several years of the company's shop at this place, and Feb 1878, resigned his postion; he became proprietor of the above hotel during the early part of 1880, and under his management the house is having a large share of public patronage; Mr B. has been twice married, first to Miss Elizabeth Pembrookee, in 1855, she was born in Pen Yan, New York; she died in 1867, leaving one son: Charles P, who was accidentlly killed on the Maple river branch of the C & N W R R in 1877, being in the twenty-first year; Mr. Bultler married for his second wife Miss Mary Rogan, in 1865; she was a native of New York, they have one son: Harry
Bio from the 1880 Boone County history book pg 560
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