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Col James Moore Butler
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Birth: Mar. 25, 1785
Edgefield County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 1821
Edgefield County
South Carolina, USA

Colonel James BUTLER was the eldest son of Brigadier General William BUTLER, 1759-1821, and of his wife, Behethland Foote Moore, 1764-1853; he was born March 25, 1785, Edgefield District, South Carolina.

James BUTLER, 1785-1821, held the position of Sheriff of his district, Edgefield District, South Carolina, and was a colonel in the state militia.

James BUTLER, 1785-1821, married twice; first to ----- Mays, and second to Eliza KENNERLY.

To his first marriage to ----- MAYS, no children are known;

To his second marriage to Eliza KENNERLY, two children are known: William Pulaski BUTLER, 1816-1893, [md. Laura NANCE] and Thomas P. BUTLER, 1819-1863 [md. Sarah STONE].

Known siblings of James BUTLER, 1785-1821, include:

George BUTLER, 1786-1826, himself later a major during the War of 1812. George BUTLER did not marry, and is buried on his property near Saluda, Edgefield County, South Carolina;

Brother, William BUTLER, 1790-1850;

Brother, Frank Moore BUTLER, 1793-1857;

Brother, Andrew Pickens BUTLER, 1796-1857;

Brother, Pierce Mason BUTLER, 1798-1847;

Sister, Emmala Elizabeth BUTLER, 1800-1848, [md. Waddy II THOMPSON, 1798-1868];

Brother, Leontine I BUTLER, 1802-1827;

Colonel James BUTLER, 1785-1821, was grandson of American Revolutionary Patriot Captain James BUTLER, Sr., 1737-1781, killed November 7, 1781, in the Clouds Creek Massacre, and of his wife, Mary Elizabeth Foote SIMPSON, 1738-1785. His mother married second, Russell WILSON, after the death of his father in 1781.

Family links: 
  William Butler (1759 - 1821)
  Behethland Foote Moore Butler (1764 - 1853)
  James Moore Butler (1785 - 1821)
  William Butler (1790 - 1851)*
  Frank Moore Butler (1793 - 1827)*
  Pierce Mason Butler (1798 - 1847)*
  Emmala Elizabeth Butler Thompson (1800 - 1848)*
  Leontine Butler (1802 - 1827)*
*Calculated relationship
Butler United Methodist Church Cemetery
Saluda County
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Milisia A. E. Weldon
Record added: Mar 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49575619
Col James Moore Butler
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Col James Moore Butler
Added by: Milisia A. E. Weldon
Col James Moore Butler
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