BUTCHER, JAMES M.S. - Champaign County, Ohio | JAMES M.S. BUTCHER - Ohio Gravestone Photos


Butcher (Walnut Grove) Rush Township Cemetery
Champaign County,

Born: Abt. 1837 - Died: December 1, 1865
Son of Dr. J. M. Butcher and Nancy (Brock) Butcher.

James M. S. Butcher was a Captain with the 30th Indiana Infantry, Company "I" in the Civil War.

He was wounded at Pittsburg Landing and Murfreesboro, TN.

He was captured at Murfreesboro with 7 of his men. He escaped which was fortunate, for those who did not were taken to Andersonville Prison, where 5 of his men did die. His obituary states that he contracted a disease which ruined his constitution and he eventually died at age 28.

Census records for 1850 and 1860 for the Dr. John M. Butcher family:

Reel #665, page 257B, of the 1850 U.S. Federal Census, the John M. Butcher family is shown residing in North Lewisburg (Lewisburgh). John M. Butcher's age was 34, and occupation is shown as physician. Nancy age 26; James M., age 12; Malissa J., age 10; Elizabeth A., age 6, and John C., age 4.

Reel # 942, page 19, Series M653, of the 1860 U.S. Federal Census: the Butcher family is shown residing in North Lewisburg (Lewisburgh). John M. Butcher's age was 42, and occupation is shown as phsycian. Nancy age 35; male, J. M. S., age 22, occupation listed as "teacher of penmanship"; female, M. J. age 20, occupation listed as "school teacher"; female, E. A., age 17; male, J. C., age 15 and Minerva Helms, age 4.

Contributed on 9/10/09 by ljellis_2000
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Submitted: 9/10/09 • Approved: 9/11/09 • Last Updated: 8/13/15 • R108744-G0-S3

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