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David John Butler, Sr. [Parents] was born in Nov 1873 in Miner's Mills, Luzerne, PA. He died on 22 Aug 1937 in Lackawanna, PA. David married Mercy Cox in 1912.

He grew up in Miners Mills, later moved to Forest City, and spent the last 40 years of his life in Vandling. He is buried at Welsh Hill Cemetery.

Mercy Cox [Parents] was born on 24 Mar 1888 in Treorchy, Glamorgan, Wales, UK. She died on 29 Dec 1960 in Carbondale, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania. Mercy married David John Butler, Sr. in 1912.

Mercy came to the US in on November 4, 1904 on the SS Cedric. She became a full member of the Vandling Methodist Church on November 19, 1905 (M.E. Church Records, Forest City and Vandling, 1985-1906).

Obituary: Mrs. Mercy Butler, 405 Main Street, Vandling, widow of David Butler, died December 29 in St.Joseph's Hospital, Carbondale, where she was admitted December 20. Born in South Wales, Mrs. Butler resided in Vandling since early childhood. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Cox. She was a member of the Methodist Church and its WSCS. Her husband, David, died in 1937. Surviving are three sons: [Living], Key West, FL; [Living], Hyattsville, MD, and [Living], of Vandling; three grandchildren and two sisters: Mrs. Beatrice Jones, Union, NY, and Mrs. George Oxendale, Summit Nursing Home, Laurel Run. The funeral will be held from the Jones Funeral Homes, and committal services will be held at the Forest CityMethodist Church. Rev. John Robinson will officiate. The body will be placedtemporarily in the Old Colonial Mausoleum, Uniondale, until spring, when burialwill be at the Welsh Hill Cemetery. Casket Bearers: Walter Davies, Boyd Todd, Thomas Hughes, Fred Bartholomay, Henry Bayless and Richard Pentecost.

They had the following children:

  M i Living Butler.
  M ii Living Butler.
  M iii Living Butler.
  iv Living Butler.

Thomas Roderick Butler, Sr. [Parents] was born in 1833 in Glamorganshire, Wales. He died on 29 Mar 1900 in Vandling, Lackawanna, PA. Thomas married Mary Jane Davies.

Other marriages:
Williams, Hannah

Thomas is buried at Welsh Hill Cemetery. There is no marker for his plot, but he owned a lot located in the general area of the other Butler plots.

Mary Jane Davies [Parents] was born in 1843 in Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales and was christened on 15 Sep 1843 in Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales. She died on 6 Nov 1912 in Vandling, Lackawanna, PA and was buried in Welsh Hill Cemetery, Clifford, PA. Mary married Thomas Roderick Butler, Sr..

Other marriages:
Rees, Evan

Mary Davies was Thomas R. Butler's second wife, mother of Sarah and David John Butler, Sr. She is buried at Welsh Hill Cemetery. There is no marker for her grave, but it is in the area of the other Butler plots.

They had the following children:

  M i David John Butler, Sr. was born in Nov 1873 and died on 22 Aug 1937.
  F ii Sarah Ann Butler was born on 27 Aug 1880 and died on 2 Jul 1940.

John Charles Cox [Parents] was born on 2 Mar 1861 in Ebbw Vale, Gwent, Wales. He died on 28 Aug 1937 in Kingston, Luzerne, PA. John married Sarah Jane Bowen.

Sarah Jane Bowen [Parents] was born on 15 May 1858 in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales. She died 6 May 1906 Vandling, Lackawanna, PA. Sarah married John Charles Cox.

They had the following children:

  F i Mercy Cox was born on 24 Mar 1888 and died on 29 Dec 1960.
  F ii Mary Jane Cox was born in 1883.
  F iii Elizabeth Ann Cox was born in 1885.
  iv Laura Cox was born in 1889.
  v John Cox was born in 1891.
  F vi Beatrice Cox was born in 1893.
  M vii Thomas Cox was born on 7 Feb 1897 and died on 2 Jan 1933.
  F viii Rosina Maude Cox was born on 5 Sep 1899 and died on 12 Apr 1934.

Living Butler [Parents] married Living Glushko.

Living Glushko [Parents] married Living Butler.

They had the following children:

  F i Cynthia Ann Butler was born in 1966 in Laurel, Prince George's, MD.
  M ii Living Butler.

Wasil Glushko was born in Wolowicz, Galicia, Poland (was Austria-Hungary). He married Anna Pac.

Anna Pac [Parents] was born on 9 Feb 1895 in Lipna, Galicia, Poland (was Austria-Hungary). She died in Aug 1984 in Brooklyn, Kings, New York. Anna married Wasil Glushko.

They had the following children:

  F i Living Glushko.
  ii Living Glushko.
  iii Living Glushko.
  iv Living Glushko.
  F v Living Glushko.
  M vi Joseph Glushko was born on 13 Aug 1932 and died in Mar 1974.

William Butler [Parents] was born about 1775 in Glamorganshire, Wales. He died in 1853 in Wales. William married Anne Roderick (Rhydderch) on 16 May 1825 in Peterston-super -montem Parish, Glamorganshire, Wales.

William Butler was a farmer who spent his entire life in Wales. He and his wifeAnn Rodrick were "members of the Independent Church, and highly respected by all who knew them." (Commerative Biographical Record, p. 1378).

Anne Roderick (Rhydderch) was born in 1800 in Glamorganshire, Wales. She died in 1868 in Glamorganshire, Wales. Anne married William Butler on 16 May 1825 in Peterston-super -montem Parish, Glamorganshire, Wales.

They had the following children:

  M i Thomas Roderick Butler, Sr. was born in 1833 and died on 29 Mar 1900.
  F ii Winnie Butler.
  F iii Johanna Butler was born in 1831 and died in 1906.
  F iv Sarah Butler.
  M v Henry R. Butler was born on 16 Nov 1846 and died on 16 Jan 1916.
  vi Mary Ann Butler died about 1900.
  vii William Butler, Jr. was born in Wales.

William "came to America and served in the Union Army during the Civil War, butafterward returned to Wales, where his death occurred." (Commerative Biographical Record, p. 1378).
  viii David Butler.

Deceased prior to 1900.
  ix Thomas Butler.

Deceased prior to 1900.
  x Gwenlian Butler.

Thomas Roderick Butler, Sr. [Parents] was born in 1833 in Glamorganshire, Wales. He died on 29 Mar 1900 in Vandling, Lackawanna, PA. Thomas married Hannah Williams.

Other marriages:
Davies, Mary Jane

Thomas is buried at Welsh Hill Cemetery. There is no marker for his plot, but he owned a lot located in the general area of the other Butler plots.

Hannah Williams was born about 1833 in Wales, UK. She married Thomas Roderick Butler, Sr..

They had the following children:

  M i Henry Butler was born in 1868 and died on 18 Dec 1901.
  ii Thomas R. Butler, Jr..

Lived in Vandling in 1900; by 1912 he was living in Forty Fort, PA(?).
  F iii Mary Jane ("Jennie") Butler was born in 1867 and died on 29 Jul 1908.
  F iv Mary Elizabeth Butler/Rees was born on 14 Sep 1868 and died on 24 May 1921.

Evan Rees was born on 27 Aug 1839 in Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales. He died on 8 Sep 1869 in Avondale Mine, Luzerne, PA. Evan married Mary Jane Davies.

Mary Jane Davies [Parents] was born in 1843 in Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales and was christened on 15 Sep 1843 in Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales. She died on 6 Nov 1912 in Vandling, Lackawanna, PA and was buried in Welsh Hill Cemetery, Clifford, PA. Mary married Evan Rees.

Other marriages:
Butler, Sr., Thomas Roderick

Mary Davies was Thomas R. Butler's second wife, mother of Sarah and David John Butler, Sr. She is buried at Welsh Hill Cemetery. There is no marker for her grave, but it is in the area of the other Butler plots.


Rees Davies [Parents] was born on 17 Apr 1814 in Pendarren, Breconshire, Wales. He married Margaret Waters.

Margaret Waters [Parents] was born on 14 Sep 1814 in Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales. She married Rees Davies.

They had the following children:

  F i Mary Jane Davies was born in 1843 and died on 6 Nov 1912.
  ii John Davies was born in 1849.
  iii Rees Davies was born in 1851.

Richard Butler was born in Glamorganshire, Wales.

He had the following children:

  M i William Butler was born about 1775 and died in 1853.

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