Person:William Butler (110)

Watchers
William Butler
d.10 AUG 1843 Lincoln Co, MO
m. ABT 1785
  1. Francis M Butler1786 - 1838
  2. Henry BUTLER1787 - 1822
  3. Anna Butler1787 - 1826
  4. Mary Polly Butler1790 - 1837
  5. Susanna BUTLER1792 - Abt 1837
  6. Ichabod BUTLER1793 - 1853
  7. Butler, maleAbt 1795 - Bef 1822
  8. Elizabeth BUTLER1796 - 1871
  9. Moses Butler1798 - Bef 1829
  10. Butler, maleAbt 1800 - Bef 1822
  11. Butler, maleAbt 1802 - Bef 1822
  12. Dudley Butler1805 - 1886
  13. Bledsoe BUTLER1808 - Bef 1860
  14. Amelia Emily BUTLER1808 - 1886
m. ABT 1818
  1. William, Jr. BUTLER1819 -
  2. Benjamin BUTLERAbt 1821 -
  3. Thomas BUTLERAbt 1825 -
  4. Elizah BUTLERAbt 1827 -
Facts and Events
Name[1] William Butler
Gender Male
Birth? 1756 Fauquier Co, VA
Marriage ABT 1785 MDto Katrina Elizabeth Jacoby
Marriage ABT 1818 Bourbon Co, KYto Mary "Polly" Unknown
Census[3] 1830 Lincoln County, Missouri
Death[2] 10 AUG 1843 Lincoln Co, MO

Revolutionary War Pension Information

Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 1, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :


Butler, William - entered service 1781 in Culpeper County, Virginia, as substitute for Joseph Butler; born 1762 in Fauquier County, Virgina; moved after Revolutionary War, moved to Bourbon County, Kentucky, where resided for 40 years, thence to Lincoln County, Missouri, where received Pension in 1833; record of 2nd Virginia Regiment states soldier's wife was Mary. R439.

Notes

1. Wiliam was a soldier in the Revolutionary War. Unit: Virginia Continental Line. Applied for pension in Fauquier Co, VA, 23 Jan 1788. Land warrant 100 acres.
2. He and Katrina migrated rom Maryland to Bourbon Co KY prior to 1790 Probably about 1787.
3. He and Polly ". . . pioneered to Lincoln County [MO] in 1824." (or 1826)
4.
5. BD of 1762, Farquier Co, VA given by Susan Young This is a different William; see Note 15, below.
6. 1840 BUTLER WILLIAM Lincoln County MO 190 Age 84 Hurricane MO 1840 Pensioners List MO3927602 Revolutionary War Records VIRGINIA SECTION II (18) [DOCUMENT No. 44] (18) LIST OF NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND SOLDIERS OF THE VIRGINIA LINE ON CONTINENTAL ESTABLISHMENT, WHOSE NAMES APPEAR ON THE ARMY REGISTER AND WHO HAVE NOT RECEIVED BOUNTY LAND, RICHMOND, 1835.

William Butler Soldier 3,458 100 Jonas Stanberry, assignee Jonas Stanberry Revolutionary War Records VIRGINIA SECTION III

7. Census locations:
1810-Bourbon Co, KY, 117 01001-20010-00
1820-Bourbon Co, KY, 112 No Twp
1840-Lincoln Co, MO, 190, Age 84, Hurricane, MO
8. Source 235 has date of pension application as 4 Nov 1833, in Lincoln Co., MO, age 77.
9. Pionered to Lincoln Co., Missouri with second wife, Polly, in 1826.
10. Unless otherwise noted, the information on the children of William and Elizabeth comes from source
11. Will of William "Butter", "Sugnior" dated 25 Jan 1843

[I take this to be William Butler, Senior. The spelling "Butter" is used throughout this typewritten extract from the Franklin Co., MO, Will Book .]

"One dollar each to the following children, to wit, Francis Butter, Moses Butter, Ann Buchanan, Polly Snedigar, Susannah (surname not given), Ichabod Butter, Elizabeth Yokem, Dudley Butter, Amelia Bramble & Bledsoe Butter. " Executrix, wife Polly. Witnesses: Jesse Wagner, J.M. Parson & Rollins Trail. Recorded 10 August 1843. (A:119)

12. Source 325 gives a birth date of 1756.
13. Source 341 gives DOB 1756. Place: Maryland.
14. William Butler, 516671, Virginia Line. Soldier was born 1762 in Fauquier Co., Virginia and lived in Culpepper Co., VA at enlistment. In April 1781 moved back to Fauquier Co, VA and also enlisted there as a substitute for Joseph Butler (relationship not stated). Soldier married and moved to Bourbon Co, KY for 40 years, then moved on to Liancoln Co, MO and applied there on 4 November 1833.
15. According to Randy John, there are 2 William Butlers, both Revolutionary War veterans, living in Lincoln Co., Missouri in 1840. One was born in 1762, the other born in 1756.
References
  1. Source (475).
  2. This may be the date will was probated
  3. Roll 72, p 21