Butler in Wayne County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
departed this life December
18, 1809 in the 65th year of
her age. First woman to die
in Town of Butler. Wife of
Rev. War Capt. Peter Mills.
Erected 2006 by Butler Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is December 18, 1809.
Location. 43° 9.692′ N, 76° 46.773′ W. Marker is in Butler, New York, in Wayne County. Marker is on Route 89, half a mile south of Everhart Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Savannah NY 13146, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Zion Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Roe Cobblestone Schoolhouse (approx. 2.2 miles away); Northup Park (approx. 4.4 miles away); In Memory, World Wars 1 - 2 (approx. 4.4 miles away); Wolcott Falls (approx. 4.4 miles away); First Log Cabin (approx. 6.4 miles away); First Meeting (approx. 6.4 miles away); A Memorial to Our Men Who Answered our County's Call (approx. 6˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Butler.
Regarding Sarah Mills. A small cleared area up the slope by the marker led me to find an apparent grave headstone. Only a few lightly cut letters can be seen on the stone. A significant layer of the stone is missing from most of the front. Was there an inset plaque?
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