James A. Morris



On September 28, 1889, Howard Butler and James A. Morris, both of LeRoy, Colorado, witnessed the claim of Wilson L. Snodgrass for land in section 10.

James Morris and Howard Butler each cash-claimed a quarter in 22, 6N 51W in 1891.



There's a Howard Butler, a quartz prospector, in 1900 Park County, Colorado, born February 1845 in Illinois. He with a partner Abraham Looke born July 1868 in Illinois.

The Logan County one probably isn't related to the Howard E. Butler who married in Yuma/Washington County September 27, 1922, age 25, wife Mae S. McCoy, age 26.
This one was in Costilla County in 1900, born April 1897 in Illinois. His father Elija Butler January 1866 in Illinois is a minister, Elizabeth Dec 1871, Maud June 1892, Minnie B. April 1895 - all born in Illinois, and Alan H. Nov 1899 born in Colorado.


Stella Mae was born March 27, 1896 in Tecumseh, Nebraska to Hugh H. McCoy and Mary L. Stephens, and died January 7, 1992.

The Butlers are in Conejos County in 1910, E.O. 44, Lina 39, Maud 17, Minnie 1 5, Howard 13, and Hershie 10.

Elijah and Katherine are in Salida, Colorado in 1920, with Gordon, 9.

1924 Yuma "Miss Edith McCoy and Mrs. Howard Butler went down to the county seat on the afternoon train Sunday."

July 11, 1929 "Mrs. Howard Butler, of Pueblo, and Miss Edith McCoy came in from Tecumseh, Nebraska, and are gusests at the home of their uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. H.G. Fithian."

In 1930 Howard is a biscuit salesman in Pueblo, 32, with Stella M. 34 born in Nebraska, and brother Gordon 19 born in Colorado.

July 23, 1931 "Miss M. Elva McCoy of Tecumseh, Nebraska, arrived in Yuma and is a guest at the home of her sister, Mrs. H.G. Fithian."

December 22, 1994
This Howard Butler was buried in Pueblo February 4, 1987 # 111506846.
Stella was buried in Pueblo January 7, 1992 # 111506848.


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