My g-grandfather John P. Butts is missing.Any help in finding him would be appreciated.John Butts born 1838 Columbia, OH and died 1895 Petrea (Jackson Co), OH.He was married ca1865 in Jackson Co, OH to Eliza Jane Waggonerborn 1849 PA, and their 12 children were all born in Jackson Co, OH.
Census records list : Williams Co, OH 1850 - John Butts 9YOM OH living with Lucy Ann Butz – Joseph Gillingham family, Lucy is the daughter of George Butz, Jr. and Elizabeth Mottinger.George may be the father or at least may be a relative of John. Jackson Co, OH 1870 - John Butts 34YOM OH married to Eliza Jane Waggoner with children. His widow Eliza Butts was listed with children in the 1900 census of Jackson Co, OH.
John was in the Army 1862-1865. He was a coal miner.He died from inflammation of the liver.He is buried in Rice Cemetery in Jackson (Jackson Co), OH.
Children: Charles (1867-?), My grandfather William Richard (1868-1931), Samuel R (1869-1904), Laura Ellen (1871-1921), John Wesley (1875-1933), Mary Jane (1876-?), Lucy Margaret (1879-?), Maude Ann (1882-?), Ada Belle (1885-?), Minnie M (1887-1906), Helen Almeda (1890-?), Dora A. (1895-?).
I have been searching with little results for several years.Any clues however small would be appreciated. Thanks, John