|Birth: ||Apr. 10, 1789|
|Death: ||Oct. 21, 1880|
Moved from Butler Cemetery near the Corner of 11ths St. & Highland Avenue in Carrollton to the Carrollton IOOF
1814 General Coffee's aide de camp, Aide to Gen. Jackson in Battle of New OrleansCapt. promoted to Major for courageous service
BUTLER, THOMAS LANGFORD, soldier, born in Lexington, Kentucky, in 1789; died in Louisville, Kentucky, 21 October, 1880. In 1796 he removed to Carrollton, then Port William, Kentucky, and in 1809 entered the army as lieutenant. In 1813 he was promoted captain, and served through the northwestern campaign under Harrison. In 1814, as aide-de-camp to General Jackson, he was at the siege of Pensacola, and in 1815 at the battle of New Orleans, and was brevetted major for gallantry. After the war he received the appointment of surveyor and inspector of the port of New Orleans. He resigned his post and returned to his home in Kentucky. In 1826 he represented Gallatin County in the legislature. He was a member of the old court party, and aided in its success on the question that then agitated the state. In 1847 he again represented Carroll and Gallatin in the legislature.
Thomas Langford Butler was the son of General Percival "Pierce" Butler and Mildred "Milly" Hawkins. He married Sarah Hawkins on December 11, 1788.
1. Elizabeth Butler born 28 March 1812.
2. Percival Butler born 1815.
3. Mary Eleanor born 21 January 1819.
Percival Pierce Butler (1760 - 1821)
Mildred Hawkins Butler (1763 - 1833)
Sarah Hawkins Butler (1788 - 1846)
Elizabeth Butler (1812 - 1852)*
Percival E. "Pierce" Butler (1815 - 1835)*
Mary Eleanor "Ellen" Butler Turpin (1819 - 1860)*
Eleanor Butler (1787 - 1844)*
Thomas Langford Butler (1789 - 1880)
William Orlando Butler (1791 - 1880)*
Richard Parker Butler (1792 - 1885)*
Pierce Butler (1794 - 1851)*
Frances Maria Butler (1796 - 1843)*
Caroline Thomas Butler Pryor (1798 - 1885)*
Edward Butler (1800 - 1801)*
Edward Butler (1802 - 1821)*
Mary Langford Butler (1807 - 1861)*
Carrollton IOOF Cemetery
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Record added: Dec 29, 2005
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