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December 5, 2019

Dail Butler was born near Medical Lake, Washington on February 26, 1900. Her mother died when she was three years old and her family moved to Renton, Washington. Her grandfather, James Wing Butler, farmed on the Whetstone and her other grandfather, Levi Watrous, had a saw mill operation on Jim Creek.

She married Cecil Laughery and moved to Dayton in 1923. His parents and all of his siblings liv...

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