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From: "richard laurence" <>
Subject: [FIF] [FIFE] John bute Torryburn
Date: Sun, 1 Jun 2003 21:44:11 +0100

Hello LaVerne

>From Richard

I have just come back from Scotland, & have been to Torryburn to see my
Dad`s grave there,
He is in the new cemetery.

I have been to the church cemetery and this is what I found.

Unfortunately the stone is in half & part of it as been placed into the

Still some information that you can see

Erected by James Bute of Huston Texas U.S.A.

John Bute Died 2 June 1855

Wife Elizabeth White Died 3 June 1870

Also Peter White Died 20 April 1884

Also Janet Cook Died 1 June 1892

Unfortunately this is all you can see,

I have taken some photos and if you would like to contact me direct I will
e.mail them to you

----- Original Message -----
From: "LaVerne Markart" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, May 15, 2003 4:00 PM
Subject: [FIF] Torryburn MI's

> If someone on the list has a book which contains Torryburn Churchyard
MI's -
> could I please impose for a quick look up for the BUTE surname? I have
> information for Capt. John Bute and wife Elizabeth White Bute - but am
> curious if there is a monument or mention of their sons: Peter or John.
> believe at least one of these sons followed in their father's footsteps
> became a seafarer.... and I believe at least one of them died at sea. I
> hoping there might be a mention of him in the family burial plot. I can
> find no trace of either of these sons post 1855 mention on their father's
> death certificate giving their ages and that they were still living.
> LaVerne Markart
> Las Vegas, NV USA

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