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James Irwin Butts
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Birth: Apr. 13, 1800
Hampton City
Virginia, USA
Death: 1887
Hancock County
Georgia, USA

James Irwin BUTTS is named in the 6 February 1835 Will of his father, Capt. James BUTTS: "...my will and desire that the balance of my whole estate be equally divided into eight equal shares and also that my negroes be divided into eight equal shares to be equally divided between my children ... James I. Butts,..." additionally, "I nominate and appoint my son James I. Butts and my son in law James L. Daniel my Executors to this my last will and testament."

James Irwin BUTTS' family and descendant information taken from the "History of Baldwin County, Georgia". He was called "Irwin".

Lee County Ga. 1827 GEORGIA LAND LOTTERY, Lee County Drawers - Surnames A & B, Source: "Reprint of Official Register of Land Lottery of Georgia 1827" Compiled and Published by Miss Martha Lou Houston, Columbus, Georgia, printed by Walton-Forbes Company, Columbus, Georgia 1928.
1 1 133 Butts, James J.[I.?] Hancock County 101st dist Lee
1 17 29 Butts, James J.[I.?] Hancock County 101st Lee

1840 U.S. Census, Georgia, Hancock County 101 District; Series: M704 Roll: 43 Page 209: Line 1
BUTTS James I. 1010001 || 01101 || 261200 || 412110

1850 U.S. Census, Georgia, Hancock County, 101 District; Series: M432 Roll: 72 Page: 3: 42 42 James I. BUTTS 50 M Farmer 8000 VA; Saleta " 35 F GA; Alpheus " 22 M Farmer GA; Elizabeth A. " 19 F GA; Sarah E. " 10 GA; Laura A. " 8 F GA; Keziah S. " 6 F GA; James W. " 11 GA; Daniel W. " 4 GA; Caudaline[?, as indexed] B. " 2 F GA.

1860 U.S. Census, Georgia, Hancock County, Mayfield P O; Series: M653 Roll: 126 Page: 265: 398 442 Irvin J. BUTTS 60 M Planter 8000 25,000 GA; Susan " 45 F GA; Laura " 19 F GA; Sarah " 18 F GA; Robert " 16 M GA; Dawson " 14 M GA; Emily " 8 F GA; Benj. " 10 M GA; Thos " 6 GA; Daniel " 5 M GA; Wm MARSHMAN 20 M Overseer GA.

1870 U.S. Census, Georgia, Hancock County, Devereux P O; Series: M593 Roll: 155 Page: 424:
1392 1400 BUTTS Irvin J. 70 M W Farmer 3000 12.150 GA; -- Saleta 55 F W Keeping house GA; -- Bramling [Benjamin in 1860?] E. 19 M W Supr. Farm GA; -- Ellen 18 F W At home GA; -- Thos U. 16 M W At home GA; -- David 14 M W At home GA; RANSOM Jim 25 M B Farm laborer.

1880 U.S. Census, Georgia, Hancock County, Dist 104; Series: T9 Roll: 150 Page: 215: 178 178 BUTTS Irwin WM 80 M Farmer VA VA VA; -- Saluta H. W F 65 Wife M Keeping house GA GA GA; -- Thomas U. W M 26 Son S Merchant GA VA GA; -- David L. W M 24 Son Clerk GA VA GA. (James Irwin's daughter, Frances, by his first wife, Elizabeth SIMMONS, married John R. BINION. John and Fannie are Irwin's next door neighbors in this census.) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Butts (1757 - 1835)
  Sarah H. Simmons Butts (1777 - 1816)
 
 Spouses:
  Saleta Henry Binion Butts (1815 - 1892)
  Elizabeth Simmons Butts (1788 - 1837)*
 
 Children:
  Frances Lewis Butts Binion (1826 - 1903)*
  Alpheus Simmons Butts (1828 - 1870)*
  Elizabeth Antoinette Butts Jones (1830 - 1910)*
  James Wallace Butts (1839 - 1890)*
  Martha Ellen Butts Coleman (1852 - ____)*
  Thomas Usher Butts (1854 - 1916)*
  David Lewis Butts (1856 - 1923)*
 
 Siblings:
  Matt Calvert Butts (1798 - 1887)*
  James Irwin Butts (1800 - 1887)
  Elizabeth Clements Butts Daniell (1802 - 1857)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Butts Cemetery
Devereux
Hancock County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Robert Louis Daniell
Originally Created by: pdeneen
Record added: Nov 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44734442
 


- DMLeForce
 Added: Aug. 12, 2016
Rest in peace, Great-granduncle.
- Robert Louis Daniell
 Added: May. 10, 2010
 
 
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