Butcher, William Colman
Butcher, William Colman a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Mechanicsville, N. Y., Oct. 0, 1841. He received a careful religious training; was a thoughtful, studious young man; graduated at the law university in Albany in 1864; soon afterwards was converted, and in 1869 entered the Troy Conference. In its active ranks he labored to the time of his decease, Dec. 14, 1874. Mr. Butcher was the possessor of an excellent spirit, a clear judgment, a well- disciplined mind, ready utterance, and was habitually studious. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1875, p. 65.