William was born in Sweetwater, at the time of his birth it was located in Esmeralda County, it is now a ghost town in the county of Mineral in Nevada; his mother was Julia Lester who married first Mr. Jones and had Flora Jones born 1864, died 12 Jul 1954 San Mateo, CA and Samuel Jones born Mar 1865 NV.
From her marriage to Wilson she had: 1. William Wilson Butler
2. Robert Grant Butler Born 15 Apr 1869 Aurora, NV Died 1 Dec 1869 Aurora