9 August 1942 – Jean Baptiste “John Butte” Tibesar of Mt. Vernon Township died of a heart attack today. John was one of three brothers (Antoine “Anton” and Pierre “Peter” Tibesar) who emigrated to America and started a new life as pioneers in the southeastern part of Minnesota. John Butte and his wife Susan (Corpstein) Tibesar had twelve children (Leo Nicholas Tibesar died as an infant).
Jean Pierre “John Butte” –> Pierre –> Michel –> Philippe Tibesar