Researching my gg grandmother Ellen C. (BUTLER) NASH, and pieced together the following for Willie BUTLER, who is supposed to be Ellen's sister:
Ancestry.com transcription of "Georgia Marriages to 1850" has marriage of Wiley T. ALEXANDER to Willie E. BUTLER, 15 Feb 1846, Elbert Co, GA.
1850 Federal Census for Elbert Co, GA, (Elbert District, page 375) has dwelling 182, family 182, W. T. ALEXANDER, age 32 male farmer born in South Carolina, W. E. ALEXANDER, age 22 female born in GA, and S. E. ALEXANDER, age 3 female born in GA.
Ancestry.com transcription of Georgia Marriages 1851-1900 has marriage of Sarah E. ALEXANDER to Gaines T. ALEXANDER on 21 Nov 1867 in Elbert Co, GA.There's also an entry for Sarah E. ALEXANDER marrying John H. GREENWAY 18 Nov 1880 in Elbert Co, GA.Could this have been the same Sarah?
1880 Federal Census Elbert Co, GA, (Enum District 24) dwelling 85, family 85 has Wiley ALEXANDER age 62, wife Willie age 50, and William D. NASH, age 24 boarder.William David NASH was my g-grandfather, and the son of Ellen C. BUTLER who married Wiley T. NASH.
Same census, dwelling 58 family 53 is for ALEXANDER, Gains T, male age 62; wife Sarah age 34; daughter Willie age 12, son Emery age 9, son Wiley age 7, son Calvin age 4, and son William born July 1879.
1900 Federal Census for Madison Co, GA (Enum Dist 65 page 18A) has Wiley ALEXANDER age 27 as a boarder with the family of Georgia (NASH) WATSON.Georgia was daughter of Ellen (BUTLER) NASH and Wiley T. NASH.
The 1900 Census for Elbert Co, GA (Enum Dist 17 page 16A) dwelling 297, family 297 head of household is Willie ALEXANDER, widow born Jul 1827, who bore 1 child who is still living.Living with her are granddaughter Willie RHODES born Sep 1868 widow, great-grandson Henry C RHODES born Apr 1896, grandson Emory E. ALEXANDER born Sep 1870, grandson (name appears to be "CALIM", but probably "CALVIN") born Sep 1875, grandson W. Walter ALEXANDER born July 1879, and grandson David ALEXANDER born Dec 1882.(Have not found Sarah E. ALEXANDER yet.Perhaps she's a "GREENWAY" at this time?)
Geogia Marriage transcriptions include one for Willie L. ALEXANDER to Henry C. RHODES 31 Jul 1895 in Elbert Co, GA.
Hope this helps!If anyone can provide more information about Willie and Ellen Butler, their ancestors, or the NASH family of Elbert County GA, I'd appreciate it!