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Butler Family Bible
Seal Cove, Conception Bay.

This "old" Bible was in the possession of the late Elsie May (Butler) Burry (b.1918) of Seal Cove, Conception Bay
and Greenspond, Bonavista Bay at the time of her death on November 18, 2012. The bible originally belonged to
her sister, the late Mabel (Butler) Morgan (1925 - 2006). The contents was transcribed by Mrs. Burry's son-in-law,
Kevin Reddigan before it was passed on to its current owner.

The bible contains entries for events from 1918 to 1997, but details of living people have been omitted.

Information included in [square brackets] were included by the transcriber for clarification.

 

 

Births - Butlers of Seal Cove, Conception Bay.
[children of Samuel Butler of Seal Cove, Conception Bay and Matilda Burry of Greenspond, Bonavista Bay.]

Elsie - born Nov. 18, 1918
Dorothy - born Sept. 30, 1921
Harold - born Sept. 25, 1923
Mabel - born June 24, 1925
Eric - born Aug. 17, 1928
Walter - born Oct. 30, 1930
Bill - born Oct. 11, 1933
Violet - born Dec. 21, 1936
Vera - living

 

 
 

Deaths - Butler and related family members.

Eric Butler, died July 18, 1949 - age 21    [killed in a truck rollover]
Samuel Butler, died Dec. 8, 1950 - age 64
Grandmother Burry, died 1952 - age 87    [Johannna (Porter) Burry - mother of Matilda]]
Grandfather Burry, died 1955 - age 89    [Zacheous Burry - father of Matilda]
James Butler, died Feb 14, 1960 - age 79    [ [brother of Samuel]
Matilda Butler, died Nov. 19 1962 - age 66
John Morgan, died May 13, 1976 - age 84    [employer of Mabel (Butler) Morgan]
Walter Butler, died Sept. 6, 1977 - age 46    [injuries from being hit by a motor vehicle]
Fred Morgan, died Nov, 26, [1980] - age 57    [husband of Mabel (Butler) Morgan]
Dorothy [Imhoff], died Aug. 31, 1991 - age 70
William Butler, died Feb. 18, 1996 - age 62
Harold Butler, died Jan. 30, 1997 - age 73

 

 

 

Transcribed and contributed by Kevin Reddigan - January 2013

Page created bt Kevin Reddigan (January 09, 2013 AST)

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