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James Madison Butler

Male 1800 - 1880  (80 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  James Madison Butler was born in 1800 (son of Elias Butler and Deborah Simmons); died in 1880 in Gibson, Gibson, Tennessee.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Elias Butler was born about 1745-1761 in North Carolina (son of Christopher Butler and Ann); died before 1821 in Rutherford, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1775, Virginia

    Elias married Deborah Simmons about 1797. Deborah was born about 1780 in Virginia; died about 1837 in Rutherford, Tennessee. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Deborah Simmons was born about 1780 in Virginia; died about 1837 in Rutherford, Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. Elias T. Butler died on 17 Nov 1883 in Gibson County, Tennessee; was buried in Chapel Hill Cemetery, Gibson, Tennessee.
    2. Sarah Butler was born in 1800.
    3. 1. James Madison Butler was born in 1800; died in 1880 in Gibson, Gibson, Tennessee.
    4. Adam S Butler was born in 1805; died in 1870.
    5. Elizabeth Butler was born in 1808.
    6. Christopher Columbus Butler was born on 20 Mar 1810 in Montgomery, North Carolina; died on 26 Mar 1858 in Gibson County, Tennessee; was buried in Chapel Hill Cemetery, Gibson, Tennessee.
    7. Thomas Christopher Butler was born in 1814; died in 1882.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Christopher Butler was born before 1724 in North Carolina (son of Jacob Butler and Mary); died before 4 Jan 1793 in Duphin, North Carolina.

    Notes:

    With his mother, he was an executor of his father's will, so he has to have been at least 21 in 1745.

    Christopher married Ann before 1744. Ann was born before 1725; died before 1788 in North Carolina. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Ann was born before 1725; died before 1788 in North Carolina.
    Children:
    1. 2. Elias Butler was born about 1745-1761 in North Carolina; died before 1821 in Rutherford, Tennessee.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Jacob Butler (son of Christopher Butler and Sarah Stepney); died before 24 May 1745 in Chowan County, North Carolina.

    Notes:

    "Jacob Butler served as a constable in Chowan County, North Carolina in 1734. In 1738 he was first elected as a member of the Vestry at St. Paul's Church in Chowan County. On 10 July 1742 he submitted to the Vestry a certificate for 8 wolf scalps, wildcat hides and 477 squirrel pelts and 'prayed he might be allowed for the same as the Law Directs.' That year he collected one bounty of 1 pound, 13 shillings for 66 squirrel pelts and an additional 20 shillings for a wildcat hide. [The Descendants of Thomas Pincerna, Progenitor of the Butler Family]

    Justice in Chowan County, 1742. Elected church warden, 26 Jul 1743 to 26 Jul 1744.

    Jacob married Mary. Mary died after 24 May 1745. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Mary died after 24 May 1745.

    Notes:

    "Mary is mentioned in her husband's will, as his wife and also is shown to be the wife of Jacob Butler in the deposition of David Butler which was attached to the will of Jacob by his son Christopher, when seeking probate of same on 17 January 1745. (Chowan Co., NC County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Minutes, Jan 1/45; NC Archives Call No. C.024.3000) [The Descendants of Thomas Pincerna, Progenitor of the Butler Family]

    Children:
    1. 4. Christopher Butler was born before 1724 in North Carolina; died before 4 Jan 1793 in Duphin, North Carolina.