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Obituary of Lt. Col.John Butler’s wife, Catharine Bradt Butler, May 29, 1793

DEATH OF MRS. BUTLER.

“On Wednesday, the 29th of May
last, died Catharine, wife of 

John Butler, Esq., first judge of the Court of
Common Pleas in Niagara, Lieutenant
Colonel of the old Rangers and chief
agent for Indian affairs for Upper
Canada, etc., etc. Few in her station
have been more useful, none more
humble. She lived fifty-eight years
without provoking envy or resentment
and left the world as a weary traveller
leaves an inn to go to the land of his
nativity”A marble tablet to the memory
of Colonel Butler is in St. Mark s church,
Niagara-on-the Lake.

from Toronto Landmarks 1914

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