Biography of Menzo W. Butler
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Butler, Menzo W., Kendall, is a son of Amos Butler, and was born in Middlefield, Otsego county, November 6, 1827. He was reared in his native town, worked for a year in Massachusetts, and followed rafting on the Susquehanna river much of the time until he attained the age of twenty seven, when he located permanently in Kendall, where he was a farmer in different parts of the town until 1884. He then moved into the village, where he has since resided, and where he has recently erected one of the best dwellings in this part of the county. Mr. Butler has always evinced a broad public spirit in forwarding all local enterprises, and was especially active in obtaining subscriptions to build the depot at Kendall village. He is pre eminently a self made man, and has always regarded his word as good as his bond. He married Sarah T., a daughter of Nathaniel Requa, of Kendall.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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