Friday, May 24, 2013
Roll Of Honor
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Lynette (Dunn) Peraza
Butler Grove Household Science Club
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 the club are to promote the interest of home making and housekeeping by careful study of the composition of foods and the combinations and preparations
History of Butler Illinois
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 history. The name was probably adopted in honor of Butler Seward, who built a house near the present site, although it is alleged that the name came from Butler County, Ohio, where some of its citizens came from.
Butler Illinois First Settlers
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
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