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Dr. William Edward Butler
m. Mar 1784
  1. Judge Thomas Butler1785 - 1847
  2. Dr. William Edward Butler1790 - 1882
m. 15 MAY 1811
Facts and Events
Name Dr. William Edward Butler
Gender Male
Birth[1] 23 Jan 1790 Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
Marriage 15 MAY 1811 to Martha Thompson "Patsy" Hays
Death[1] 05 Jan 1882 Jackson, Tennessee, United States

Dr. William Edward Butler vs David Crockett in Politics

  • One of Dr. Butler's frequent visitors to his home on Royal Street was David Crockett, his political enemy. Dr. Butler decided to challenge Crockett for the state legislature, and stories of this campaign are numerous.
Source Biographies of Madison County, TN - Dr. William E. Butler
  • Dr. William Edward Butler's mother was Sarah Jane Semple surname also spelled Semples / Samples.
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Dr William Edward Butler, in Find A Grave.