The Jackson/Butler Family Tree:Information about Fredrick Butler
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Fredrick Butler (b. 24 Aug 1838, d. 25 Apr 1872)Fredrick Butler (son of John Butler and Elizabeth Akers)2 was born 24 Aug 1838 in Shippon, in parish of St Helen, Berkshire, and died 25 Apr 1872 in Dover Castle.He married Mary Jane Scully on 05 Feb 1864 in Roscommon Ireland, daughter of Thomas Scully.
Notes for Fredrick Butler:
According to Frederick's birth certificate he was a multiple birth (twin, triplet etc)
Frederick was in the Royal Artillery (as was his brother Caleb) and he spent a lot of his service time in Ireland which is probably where he met and married his wife Mary Jane.
Frederick died of Bright's Disease of the kidney acccording to his death certificate.
According to the 1851 census Frederick had a sister Louisa about eight years older than him and another sister Mary about six years younger than him. His brother Caleb is about two years older. their mother Elizabeth is recorded as being a widow. Their father John appears on the 1841 census but is either dead or deserted the family by 1851.On Frederick's birth certificate John is recorded as an agricultural worker.
There were probably more siblings but if older than Caleb they may have been dead or possibly living at their place of work. If younger they were probably dead as is probably the case with Frederick's twin/triplet.
More About Fredrick Butler and Mary Jane Scully:
Marriage: 05 Feb 1864, Roscommon Ireland.
Children of Fredrick Butler and Mary Jane Scully are:
- +Matilda Butler, b. 07 Feb 1865, Clonmel Tipperary Ireland, d. date unknown.
- +Alfred Fredrick Butler, b. 28 Mar 1867, Woolwich Kent, d. 05 Jun 1953, Dublin Ireland.
- +William Henry Butler, b. 1869, Kingston, d. date unknown.