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Emmala Elizabeth "Emily" Butler Thompson
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Birth: Apr. 24, 1800
Edgefield
Edgefield County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 24, 1848
Edgefield
Edgefield County
South Carolina, USA

Emmala 'Emily' Elizabeth BUTLER, born August 24, 1800, Edgefield, Edgefield District, South Carolina, America, died May 24, 1848, Edgefield County, South Carolina, USA, buried Butler Methodist Church Cemetery, near Saluda, Edgefield County, South Carolina, USA.

Emmala 'Emily' Elizabeth BUTLER, 1800-1848, was daughter of Brigadier General William BUTLER, 1759-1821, and of his wife, Behethland Foote Moore, 1764-1853, late of Edgefield County, South Carolina, USA.

Emmala 'Emily' Elizabeth BUTLER, 1800-1848, was granddaughter of American Revolutionary War Patriot Captain James BUTLER, 1737-1781, killed November 7, 1781, in Clouds Creek Massacre, Edgefield County, South Carolina. She was granddaughter of Mary Elizabeth Foote SIMPSON RUSSELL, 1738-1785, late of Edgefield County, South Carolina.

Emmala 'Emily' Elizabeth BUTLER, 1800-1848, married 1819, Waddy II THOMPSON.

Waddy II THOMPSON, born September 8, 1798, Pickensville, Pickens District, South Carolina, America, died November 23, 1868, Leon County, Florida, buried Saint John's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, Find-A-Grave Memorial # 7778879, was son of Waddy I THOMPSON, 1769-1845, and of his wife, Elizabeth Blackburn WILLIAMS, 1775-1830.

"Waddy II THOMPSON, Esq., 1798-1868, served in the state legislature of South Carolina, and was a member of Congress.

Waddy II THOMPSON, Esq., 1798-1868, was minister to Mexico 1842-1844.

"THOMPSON, Waddy, Jr., a Representative from South Carolina; born in Pickensville (now Pickens), Ninety-sixth District, S.C., January 8, 1798; moved to Greenville with his parents in his infancy; received his early education in neighboring schools, and was graduated from South Carolina College (now the University of South Carolina), at Columbia in 1814; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1819 and began practice in Edgefield, S.C.; moved to Greenville, S.C., and continued the practice of law; member of the State house of representatives, 1826-1829; elected solicitor of the western circuit in 1830; brigadier general of militia in 1832; elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Warren R. Davis; reelected as a Whig to the Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth Congresses and served from September 10, 1835, to March 3, 1841; chairman, Committee on Military Affairs (Twenty-sixth Congress); was not a candidate for renomination in 1840; appointed Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Mexico and served from February 10, 1842, to March 9, 1844; moved to Madison, Fla., and engaged in cotton planting; appointed solicitor general of a circuit in 1868; died while on a visit to Tallahassee, Fla., November 23, 1868;...."

To the marriage of Emmaline 'Emily' Elizabeth BUTLER, 1800-1848, and Waddy II THOMPSON, 1798-1868, two children are known:

son, William BUTLER THOMPSON, 1821 - ;

daughter, Eliza William THOMSPN, 1823-1851, Find-A-Grave Memorial # [md. John Mills JONES, 1821-1895, Find-A-Grave Memorial # 8428828;

 
 
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 Parents:
  William Butler (1759 - 1821)
  Behethland Foote Moore Butler (1764 - 1853)
 
 Spouse:
  Waddy Thompson (1798 - 1868)
 
 Siblings:
  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
 
Burial:
Butler United Methodist Church Cemetery
Saluda
Saluda County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Milisia A. E. Weldon
Record added: Mar 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49582496
Emmala Elizabeth Emily <i>Butler</i> Thompson
Added by: Donna Brummett
 
Emmala Elizabeth Emily <i>Butler</i> Thompson
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Emmala Elizabeth Emily <i>Butler</i> Thompson
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