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Butler, Eugene Stokes

Butler, Eugene Stokes

Male 1899 - 1973  (73 years)

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  • Name Butler, Eugene Stokes  [1, 2
    Born 20 Sep 1899  Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 20951 
    Died 3 May 1973  Reidsville, Rockingham County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Camp Springs United Methodist Church White, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I20554  Caswell County
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2022 

    Father Butler, Mack Neal,   b. 24 Apr 1879, Duplin County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1942, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Living 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F9158  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Saunders, Florence Iona,   b. 22 May 1899, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1965, Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Reference Number 246874 
    Children 
    +1. Butler, Alene,   b. 6 Jun 1919,   d. 17 Apr 2005  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
    +2. Butler, Ruby Inez,   b. Abt 1920  [natural]
     3. Butler, Eugene M.,   b. 16 Dec 1920,   d. 25 Dec 1920  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
    +4. Butler, Elma Marie,   b. 13 Mar 1922, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1977, Chapel Hill, Orange County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)  [natural]
     5. Living
     6. Living
    +7. Living
    +8. Living
     9. Butler, Eugene Stokes Jr.,   b. 21 Dec 1933,   d. 26 Dec 1934  (Age 1 years)  [natural]
     10. Living
     11. Butler, Connie Mack,   b. 1 Dec 1937,   d. 4 Jul 1973, Camp Butner, Granville County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)  [natural]
    +12. Butler, Brenda Grey,   b. 23 Oct 1940, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2021  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
     13. Living
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2022 
    Family ID F23921  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Sep 1899 - Caswell County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 May 1973 - Reidsville, Rockingham County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Camp Springs United Methodist Church White, Caswell County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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    Eugene Stokes Butler Store

    Documents
    Eugene Stokes Butler Obituary Text
    Eugene Stokes Butler Obituary Text

    Newspapers
    Eugene Stokes Butler Obituary
    Eugene Stokes Butler Obituary, The Daily Times-News (Burlington, NC), 03 May 1973

  • Notes 
    • A member of the Caswell County Board of Commissioners (Caswell County, North Carolina). Went by Stokes.

      Eugene Stokes Butler (1899-1973)

      Reidsville -- Eugene Stokes Butler, 73, of Rt. 1, Reidsville [physically in Caswell County], died unexpectedly this morning at 2:45 o'clock in a Reidsville hospital following several years of declining health.

      A native of Caswell County, he was the son of the late Mack Neal and Martha Francis Butler, and the husband of the late Florence Saunders Butler who died in 1965. He was a prominent farmer and civic leader of the Camp Springs Community in Caswell County, former chairman of the Caswell County Board of Commissioners and former member of the Caswell County Board of Education. He was a member of Camp Springs United Methodist Church, and a member of the Caswell Brotherhood Masonic Lodge No. 11 A.F. & A.M.

      Survivors include two sons, Connie Mach (Tony) Butler of the home, Melvin C. Butler of Rt. 1, Reidsville; nine daughters, Mrs. Wilbert Paschall and Mrs. Frances B. Page, both of Rt. 1, Reidsville, Mrs. Freeman Somers Sr., and Mrs Robert Swift, both of Rt. 2, Elon College, Mrs Boyd Parker of Asheboro, Mrs. Wilbert Aldridge of Rt. 3, Burlington, Mrs. William Compton of Burlington, and Mrs. Jerry Rudd of Miami, Fla.; 25 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

      Final rites will be held Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock at Camp Springs United Methodist Church. The Rev. Allen C. Ridenour, pastor, will officiate. Masonic graveside rites will be held at the church cemetery by Caswell Brotherhood Lodge No. 11 A.F. & A.M. following the service.

      The body will remain at Strickland Funeral Home in Burlington until taken to the church 30 minutes prior to the service. Visitation will begin Friday morning at 10 o'clock. The family will be at the funeral home Friday night from 7 to 9 o'clock.

      The Daily Times-News (Burlington, North Carolina), 3 May 1973, Thursday, Page 12.
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      Note that two children died very young, and are not mentioned in the obituary: Eugene M. Butler (1920-1920); and Eugene Stokes Butler, Jr. (1933-1934).

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      World War I Draft Registration Card
      Name Eugene Stokes Butler
      Race White
      Birth Date 20 Aug 1900
      Street Address 60 R. # 1
      Residence Place Caswell, North Carolina, USA
      Physical Build Slender
      Height Medium
      Hair Color Light
      Eye Color Light Blue
      Relative Florance Butler
      Relative's Relationship Wife
      Household Members
      Name Age
      Eugene Stokes Butler

      1930 United States Federal Census
      Name: E Stokes Butler
      Birth Year: abt 1900
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birthplace: North Carolina
      Marital Status: Married
      Relation to Head of House: Son
      Home in 1930: Stony Creek, Caswell, North Carolina, USA
      Map of Home: View Map
      Dwelling Number: 164
      Family Number: 169
      Age at First Marriage: 19
      Attended School: No
      Able to Read and Write: Yes
      Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
      Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
      Able to Speak English: Yes
      Occupation: Merchant
      Industry: Gen. Merchandies
      Class of Worker: Working on own account
      Employment: Yes
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Mack N Butler 52
      Martha Butler 52
      E Stokes Butler 30
      Florence Butler 30
      Alene Butler 10
      Elmer Butler 8
      Ruby Butler 6
      Naomia Butler 4
      Doris Butler 2
      Frances Butler 0
      Paul Joyce 20

      1940 United States Federal Census
      Name: Stoker Butler
      Respondent: Yes
      Age: 40
      Estimated birth year: abt 1900
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birthplace: North Carolina
      Marital Status: Married
      Relation to Head of House: Son
      Home in 1940: Stony Creek, Caswell, North Carolina
      Map of Home in 1940: View Map
      Street: High Rock Road
      Inferred Residence in 1935: Stony Creek, Caswell, North Carolina
      Residence in 1935: Same House
      Resident on farm in 1935: Yes
      Sheet Number: 6A
      Occupation: Salesman
      Attended School or College: No
      Highest Grade Completed: High School, 4th year
      Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 50
      Class of Worker: Working on own account
      Weeks Worked in 1939: 50
      Income: 1000
      Income Other Sources: No
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      M Neal Butler 60
      Martha Butler 60
      Stoker Butler 40
      Florence Butler 40
      Naomi Butler 14
      Doris Butler 12
      Frances Butler 10
      Lois Butler 8
      Chisley Butler 4
      Connie Mack Butler 2
      Archey Butler 27
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  • Sources 
    1. Details: Grant Pinnix Family Tree.

    2. Details: Swift Family Tree on Ancestry.com (12746223; Owner: tuffenough); Visited 12 February 2011.