The marriage record of Coral Byington and Dolly Butler is #494 at the Kalamazoo County Clerk's office.I obtained a photocopy in 1977; at that point, it was a shot in the dark.I recently discovered that Coral is a brother of Randall Byington who was my gggrandfather.It is handwritten and a little tough to read but:
State of Michigan County of Kalamazoo
This may certify that Coral Byington of the township of Pavilion aged thirty four years and Dolly Butler of the town of Climax,aged thirty four years were united in marriage by me this fourteenth day of March 1844 at the home of Dolly Butler in the town of Climax, Kalamazoo County, Witnesses present at said marriage (I am guessing) Alixander Mack, Hiram Powers, Climax, March 14, 1844. Nathan Smith? Justice of Peace.
On her Byington webpage page, Stacey Byington has 'Coral b. 12 June 1811, Wolcott, CT, d. unknown. Notes:Coral moved west."He was one of six children of Hannah Alcott and Daniel Byington. Apparently, he and an older brother WELLS BYINGTON moved to the Kalamazoo area and established here when Randall and Mary moved here sometime between 1850 and 1860.(They are in the 1850 Census in Bristol CT and 1860 in Kalamazoo.)Other sibs of Randall and Coral also moved to Michigan in the 1840-1860 time frame:
Zina born 20 July 1795 in Wolcott, CT(Daniel's first marriage to Susan Norton) died in Jackson, MI 25 January 1886 and Wells Byington, born 16 Sept. 1808, Wolcott, Ct. m. at Hickory Corners in 1836 and he and his wife are buried there.