Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Tombstone Tuesday - D.A. Butler

D.A. Butler
Aug. 4, 1819
Departed This Life
Sept. 1, 1873
A friend to his country
and believer in Christ

Buried Piney Fork Cemetery, Crittenden County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 11 March 2011.

Daniel Allen Butler married Matilda W. Green, daughter of George Green, 10 October 1838 Livingston County, Kentucky. Daniel Allen Butler is named a son and one of the executors in the will of his father, Armstead Butler, in Livingston County Will Book B, page 56, dated 20 February 1837 and proven 1 May 1837. 

According to a biographical sketch on his son, T.M. Butler, in Kentucky Genealogy and Biography, Vol. IV, pages 4-5 (reprinted 1972 by Thomas W. Westerfield), D.A. Butler was born in Culpeper County, Virginia and came to Kentucky in 1825 with his parents. D.A. and Matilda (Green) Butler had nine children, six of whom were living in 1872. They were Thomas M. of Caldwell County;  William F. of Livingston County; Polly Ann, wife of Smith Lowry of Livingston County; Albert of Livingston County and Gideon D. of St. Louis. Deceased children were Berry George, Jasper N. and Matilda A. Butler.

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by Brenda Joyce Jerome, CG
Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog

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