Butler, Henry a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at New Vineyard, Me., July 15, 1806. He studied for the law, but experienced religion when about twenty- six years of age, and soon after began preaching. In 1832 he entered the Maine Conference. For eleven years he held an effective relation, and then became a superannuate, which relation he sustained to the close of hislife, April 5,1850. Mr. Butler excelled in energy, faith, labors, deep piety, power with God, in preaching talents, and in the number brought into the Church, any man of his time and. conference. He was an exemplary Christian. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1850, p. 482.