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Re: A baby and also some Butler history
Posted by: J Christiansen (ID *****5526) Date: August 06, 2012 at 16:28:27
In Reply to: Re: Loose Ends Tied Up and 1940 census by J Christiansen of 42228

Ran through Family Search again looking for John Armstrong, son of Madge May Butler and J. Leonard Armstrong - no luck. I did find a baby who died one day old:

Vere Normal Armstrong
Birth: 08 Jun 1933, Nishnabotany Township, Crawford, Iowa, United States
Gender: Male
Father: Leonard Armstrong
Mother: Madge May Butler
Certificate Number:
Film Number: 1514205
Digital Folder Number: 004266198
Image Number: 00182
Verl Norman Armstrong
Gender: Male
Burial: 09 Jun 1933 in Manilla, Iowa
Death: 08 Jun 1933 in Nishnabotny, Crawford, Ia.
Birth: 08 Jun 1933 in Manilla, Iowa
Race: White
Father's Name: J. L. Armstrong
Father's Birthplace:Nebraska
Mother's Name: Madge May Butler
Mother's Birthplace: Nebraska
Indexing Project (Batch) Number:B86828-8
System Origin:Iowa-EASy
Source Film Number:1514206


Altoona Iowa is part of the Des Moines metro area nowadays

1870 (Altoona Post Office) Camp township, Polk, Iowa
Ira Butler 56 born about 1814 in Connecticut
Lucinda Butler 48 about 1822 in Kentucky
Linda Butler 14 born about 1856 in Iowa
Jas Butler 14 born about 1856 in Iowa
Lydia Butler 9 born about 1861 in Iowa
Ira Butler 5 <---------Madgie May Butler's father

MARRIAGE 19 November 1871 in Polk County, Iowa
Margarett Sanford
Spouse: Frank Smith (husband #1)

1880 Camp township, Polk, Iowa
Franklin Smith 33
Margret Smith 23 <------probably Madgie May Butler's mother
William Smith 6
Walter Smith 5 months

1880 Camp, Polk, Iowa
Ira Butler 69 born about 1811 in Connecticut
Lucinda Butler 58 born about 1822 in Kentucky
Ira Butler 16 son born about 1864 in Iowa <---------Madgie May Butler's father

Mapleton, Monona, Iowa
I F Butler 35 born May 1865 in Iowa
Margaret Butler 41 born Feb 1859 in Iowa - MARRIED 1885
Ira H Butler 8 born Nov 1891 in Nebraska
Maggie Butler 6 born March 1894 in Nebraska <----------
William Smith 24 Stepson born Jan 1876 in Iowa
Walter Smith 19 Stepson born Dec 1880 in Iowa
Clarence Roberts 15 boarder

Looks like in the future Magaret dies, I.F. is a widower, then remarries, lives in Des Moines. Didn't have enough time to check that out.

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