A group of us are researching the lineage of Benjamin Butler, Rev War Soldier; resided 2 yrs after the Rev War: Laurens Co, SC; Richmond Co, GA, Newberry Co, SC; Abbeville Dist, SC; then to TN: Davidson, Williamson, Carroll, and Henderson Co, Tn in Henderson Co Tn by 1835.
Said to be born: Culpeper/Fauquier Co,Virginia 7 Jan 1765. Son of: John Butler born Dec 1733, Prince William Co, VA.; Died: 1817
Culpeper Co., Virginia; Mother as: Ann or Elizabeth Ann Williams born ca1743, Fauquier Co VA
Said to have Married one Ann/Elizabeth Ann Williams; a family member on his Mothers' side. No proof as of yet.
Enlisted in the military, Culpeper Co, VA in 1781 under Col. James Slaughter. Benjamin had a brother named William Butler.
Rev War Pension Ap. #S3096; on Pension Roll of 1835, Henderson Co, TN, left county by 1840 or died.
Known Children: Thomas, Joel, Samuel, John, Benjamin C., William, and Edmund. Probably others uncharted.
Made a deed in Laurens Dist, SC 1786.
Witnessed a Will for RWS, William Few Sr. in 1789 in Georgia.
He is on the Abbeville, SC Census in 1800.
USA Butlers by Family Group
Database on RootsWeb World Connect
Database on GenCircles
Files updated every 2 weeks on one of the 2 databases. New info added daily; corrections being made all through 2004, as found.