Montgomery County Illinois History

Butler

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Exerpt from Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Montgomery County Volume II: A BUTLER GHOST During the summer of 1916 Perry Williamson while working for a neighbor, a quarter of a mile away, saw what he supposed to be his daughter st...
The first white settler of Butler Grove Township was Jacob Cress, who came here during the spring of 1818, and settled what later became known as the old Cress farm, still later owned by Jacob Scherer, and now the property of the Jacob Cress heirs, o...
The following paper is by Mrs. Amelia Westcott: The Butler Grove Household Science Club was organized in November, 1901, and has met regularly since that time and is now in splendid condition with a membership of about seventy five. The objects of t...
History of Butler Illinois By: A. T. Strange The village of Butler is one of the oldest small towns in the county, and though a dwarf in size, it has been the abiding place of many prominent citizens, and is rich in memories of old Montgomery histo...