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Deacon Richard Butler

Male Bef 1610 - 1684  (> 74 years)


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  • Name Deacon Richard Butler  [1, 2
    Born Bef 1610  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Aug 1684  Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I19558  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of AP, Ancestor of DDB
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2020 

    Family 1 (Unknown first wife of Deacon Richard Butler),   d. Abt 1640 
    Children 
    +1. Mary Butler,   b. Abt 1639,   d. Bef Feb 1690  (Age ~ 51 years)
    Last Modified 7 May 2020 
    Family ID F1685  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth,   d. 11 Sep 1691, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1641  [3
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Butler,   b. Abt 1654,   d. 28 Apr 1729  (Age ~ 75 years)
    Last Modified 7 May 2020 
    Family ID F11859  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Emigrated 1633; first at Cambridge, then removed to Hartford by 1636, probably in the party of the Rev. Thomas Hooker. At Hartford he was the first deacon of the Rev. Hooker's congregation. Deputy to the Connecticut general court in 1659 and 1660. His name is on the Founders Monument in downtown Hartford.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2544] Genealogy of the Olmsted Family in America by Henry King Olmsted. New York: A. T. de la Mare Printing and Publishing Company, Ltd., 1912.

    2. [S4121] Boardman Genealogy 1525-1895 by Charlotte Goldthwaite. Hartford, Connecticut: William F. J. Boardman, 1895.

    3. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011.

    4. [S4122] One Branch of the Booth Family by Charles Edwin Booth. New York, 1910.