|Birth: ||Jun., 1831|
Centreville (Fairfax County)
|Death: ||Feb. 2, 1907|
From "Brothers and Cousins"
Butler, Richard H. Sgt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. near Clifton, Fairfax County, son of William H. and Frances (Jenkins) Butler; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; age 34; promoted Cpl. 5/24/61; absent sick in Hospital, Farmville, Va. with rheumatism 7/63 - 9/63; promoted Sgt. 11/8/62; captured at Five Forks, Va. 4/1/65 sent to Hart's Island, N. Y. Harbor; released 6/21/65 after taking the oath; lived in Clifton; on list of ex-confederates living Fairfax County c. 1898, age 67; member R. E. Lee Camp U.C.V., Alex., Va.; Va. Pensioner, Fairfax County, 1904, $30.00; d. 2/1/1907, age 75; bur. Hollywood Cemetery Richmond; brother of Pvt. William B. Butler, Co. A, 43rd Battalion Va. Cavalry.
Researchers note added March 2008 : Richard H Butler was son of William Butler and Frances Jenkins. Frances Jenkins was the d/o Elsha Jenkins and Susannah Pritchartt of Fairfax Co Va. No burial record to date for anyone.
He may not have married and can not follow his siblings to date 2009 for any in Fairfax Co or Alexandria, but will keep looking.
In 1880 he was living with his widowed mother Fannie Butler, an uncle H Y Butler and black servents Louisa Elsey and her child Mary in Centerville, Fairfax Co Va.
In 1900 he was a boarder in the house of Buckley's in Centerville Fairfax Co VA. (he is related to Buckley's)
1900 United States Federal Census
Name: Richard Butler
Home in 1900: Centerville, Fairfax, Virginia
Birth Date: Jun 1831
Relationship to Head of House: Boarder
Father's Birthplace: Virginia
Mother's Birthplace: Virginia
Residence : Centerville District, Fairfax, Virginia
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Elizabeth Buckley 51 (nee Palmer widow Alex Buckley)
Jennie Buckley 27
Charles Wm Buckley 22
Mortimore P Buckley 17
Alta V Buckley 13
Herbert L Buckley 11
Richard Butler 68
Mary Bradfield 62 - states sister to head ?
Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Centerville, Fairfax, Virginia; Roll T623_1707 Page: 20B; Enumeration District: 14.
Note: grave is in Soldiers section East, plot 19. no marker - just area phographed
Created by: Anne Rupert
Record added: Oct 01, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6813715