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Rev David Butler, D.D.

Rev David Butler, D.D.

Birth
Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death 11 Jul 1842 (aged 79)
Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Burial Lansingburgh, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 51774185 · View Source
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He married Chloe Jones, who was born March 11, 1763 and died March 10, 1840, while he was rector of Christ's Church, Troy, New York.

The Reverend David Butler served in the Connecticut Line of the American Army during the latter months of the Revolution.
(Diocese of Connecticut, Records of Convocation A.D. 1790-A.D. 1848, by The Reverend Joseph Hooper, Pages 168-169)

On June 10, 1792, he was ordained "Deacon" by the Right Rev Samuel Seabury in Trinity Church, New Haven, Connecticut, who also ordained him "Priest" June 19, 1793, at Middletown, Connecticut.

David served as rector of churches in Litchfield, Reading, Danbury, and Ridgefield, all in Connecticut, and in 1805 was instituted as rector of the parishes of Troy and Lansingburg, New York retaining the Troy parish of St. Paul's Church until his death.

The Right Reverend George Washington Doanne, D.D., L.L.D., Bishop of New Jersey, gave the sermon at Dr Butler's funeral at St Paul's Church.


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  • Created by: Sue McDuffe:)
  • Added: 29 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51774185
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev David Butler, D.D. (19 Jul 1762–11 Jul 1842), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51774185, citing Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery, Lansingburgh, Rensselaer County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Sue McDuffe:) (contributor 47122067) .