Butternuts, Otsego, NY
By Holice and Debbie
BUTTERNUTS LODGE, NO. 515, F. and A. M.
Was chartered March 4, 1861, with the following members, viz., Elias Light, Hezekiah Sturges, Silas Caulkins, J. W. Still, Peter Brink, E. Brink, M. Brink, William C. Bentley., Daniel Knapp, J. W. Stranahan, John Light, and F. W. Edson.
The first officers were as follows: Elis Light, W. M.; J. W. Still, S. W.; P. Brink, J. W.; H. Sturges, Treas.; W. C. Bentley, Sec.; Rev. J. V. Hughes, Chap.; C. D. Spencer, S. D.; G. C. Bedient, J. D.; G. Miller, Tyler.
*From the History of Otsego, NY, by Duanen Hamilton Hurd, 1878.
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December 23, 1999