Matilda Estes Butler was born in Greene County , Alabama . Her parents were Evans Estes and Emeline Hall Estes. Matilda's paternal grandparents were John and Sarah Estes and her maternal grandparents were John Hall # 8042462 and Elizabeth Anderson Hall #22057674 . Her siblings were Amanda , Dorina R. , Elisha Evans Estes # 41932052 , Tully ( Lida ), Eld, and Benjamin Estes # 41925581 . On October 12, 1874 in Lee County, Mississippi she married James E. Butler . Matilda and James Edward Butler had two children - Luman T. Butler and James Evans Butler (Jim), but Luman evidently didn't survive childhood. After Matilda's husband's death for a time she and her son Jim lived alone in their house . Matilda's son " Jim " married Sudie Westmoreland and they had a son together , Victor who died as an infant . However "Jim"' and Sudie divorced . Later "Jim" married Callie Burlenson who brought with her to Matilda's household Mitchell and Barto . Matilda definitely lived to see her first grandchild (Jimmy Butler ) and probably the other grandchildren Tommie and Zera Mae as well before she died.
James Edward Butler (1853 - 1919)*
James Evans Butler (1879 - 1940)*
Note: Matilda's maiden name was Estes and married name Butler.. Census records have varying dates for Matilda's birth date.
Andrews Chapel Cemetery
Maintained by: Carolyn Allen
Originally Created by: Monica Hicks Estes
Record added: Jun 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91876918