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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 1800 (son of Elias Butler and Deborah Simmons); died 1880, Gibson, Gibson, Tennessee.

Generation: 2

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

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1775, Virginia

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


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


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Christopher Butler was born Bef 1724, North Carolina (son of Jacob Butler and Mary); died Bef 4 Jan 1793, 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 Between 1734 and 1744. Ann was born Bef 1725; died Bef 1788, North Carolina. [Group Sheet]


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


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Jacob Butler (son of Christopher Butler and Sarah Stepney); died Bef 24 May 1745, 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 Aft 24 May 1745. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Mary died Aft 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 Bef 1724, North Carolina; died Bef 4 Jan 1793, Duphin, North Carolina.