Lucius Marshall Butler Obituary




Lucius Marshall Butler

           Lucius M. Butler, for many years master mechanic of the New York, New Haven and Hartford railroad, passed away at his late residence, 136 Auburn Street, Auburn, Sunday afternoon at 4:40 o’clock.  Mr. Butler had been suffering with a diseased foot for the past seven months and his death was expected.  He was born in Hinsdale, N.H. on April 9, 1838, and was in his 68th year.

            As a mechanic he ranked high and worked for many years in the Springfield, Mass. armory, which he left to take charge of the mechanical department of the Consolidated railroad.  He retired from the railroda (sic) service Sept. 1, 1901, and three weeks after was taken ill.

            Mr. Butler was a 32nd degree Mason, a past master of Alpha lodge, N. H., and a charter member of Doric lodge, Auburn, which lodge will conduct the burial services.

            June 3, 1860, Mr. Butler married Edith (sic) H.(sic) Abbott, at Sullivan, N. H.  One daughter and three sons were born.  The daughter is Miss Helen May Butler, leader and organizer of Helen May Butler’s Ladies’ Military band, now touring the Middle states.  Mr. Butler’s wife died seven years ago.

            On Aug. 29, 1903, Mr. Butler again married and leaves a widow, who was Mrs. *** Whitney *** Edgewood, R. I.

Two more lines mostly torn away!  (probably listed his children).