James Evan BUTLER[1, 2, 3]

Male 1847 - Between 1900 and 1910  (~ 52 years)


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  • Name James Evan BUTLER 
    Born Jan 1847  , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    • Birth information:

      Jan 1847 -> stated on 1900 census
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  District 38, Hall, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    James Butler is enumerated as head of household. His age is given as 30 and his occupation as labore 
    • ing children: "M," age 11, female; "J. M.," age 6, male; "R," age 4, male; and "J. E." (likely James E,) age 1, male.
      James Butler is enumerated as head of household. His age is given as 30 and his occupation as laborer. His birthplace is given as North Carolina. He cannot read and write. Other household members include "R" (likely Rhoda), age 25 and the following children: "M," age 11, female; "J. M.," age 6, male; "R," age 4, male; and "J. E." (likely James E,) age 1, male.
      James Butler is enumerated as head of household. His age is given as 30 and his occupation as laborer. His birthplace is given as North Carolina. He cannot read and write. Other household members include "R" (likely Rhoda), age 25 and the following children: "M," age 11, female; "J. M.," age 6, male; "R," age 4, male; and "J. E." (likely James E,) age 1, male.
    Census 1860  Georgia Militia District 1041, Cass, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • J. Butler (10) appeared in the household of a carpenter named Henry Aliaber or Aleaber. This may be James Evan. His sister, Martha "Word" appeared three households down. He was born in Georgia.
    Residence From Abt 1873 to Abt 1876  , , Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • In Deposition B, Case of Malinda Butler, No. 3909, dated 29 Jul 1897, James states that he was living in Arkansas at the time that his father was sent to the asylum at Milledgeville (James was committed in 1873). He further states that he returned from Arkansas about "21 or 22 years ago," and following his father's death.
    Residence 1887  , Bartow, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • In Deposition B, Case of Malinda Butler, No. 3909, dated 29 Jul 1897, James states that he was living in Bartow County at the time of his father's second wife's death (Nancy Floyd died in 1887).
    Residence 29 Jul 1897  Dennis, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • James states his residence in Deposition B, Case of Malinda Butler, No. 3909. The deposition was taken at Spring Place.
    Census 1900  Ball Ground District, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • James E. (52) appeared as head of household. He was born Jan. 1847. He and both parents were reported to be born in Georgia. He was a farmer and the family lived on the farm, which was rented. He could not read or write. He and his wife, Martha J. (49) had been married 23 years. The household included his daughter, Fannie (17); sons, Robert (14) and Dave (10); and granddaughter, Julia (1).

      James' brother, Dave, appears on the prior page. James' son, John, was a boarder in Thomas Hemphill's house and appears on the following page.
    Died Between 1900 and 1910  , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • In Deposition B, Case of Malinda Butler, No. 3909, dated 29 Jul 1897, James states that after his mother's death, he was "taken care of awhile by a cousin by name of Sullins. Later my older sister married and she then raised me. . .My father and the second wife lived together for several years. I lived at home awhile with them."
    Person ID I2440  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2010 

    Father James B. BUTLER,   b. Abt 1816, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1876, Milledgeville, Baldwin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Mother Rhoda QUALLS,   b. 1825, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1856, About 2 Miles From Cartersville, Cass, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married 29 Mar 1839  , Hall, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13  Group Sheet

    Family Martha J. BRADFORD,   b. Sep 1850, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 14 Aug 1874  , Pickens, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8, 9
    • *14 Aug 1874 -> B.B. Ahnentafel report
      *The 1900 census reports that James and Martha had been married 23 years -> 1877.
      *14 Aug 1874 -> Pickens County Lost Marriage Records
    Children 
     1. Servana (Savannah?) BUTLER,   b. Abt 1876, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1902 and 1910, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years)
     2. John BUTLER,   b. May 1879, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Fannie BUTLER,   b. May 1883, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Robert BUTLER,   b. Jun 1885, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. David BUTLER,   b. Jan 1890, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Jul 2014 
    Family ID F670  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Jan 1847 - , , Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - James Butler is enumerated as head of household. His age is given as 30 and his occupation as labore - 1850 - District 38, Hall, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - From Abt 1873 to Abt 1876 - , , Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Aug 1874 - , Pickens, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1887 - , Bartow, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 29 Jul 1897 - Dennis, Murray, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Ball Ground District, Murray, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Between 1900 and 1910 - , , Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S218] Ancestry.com, 1850 United States Federal Census (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432,), Year: 1850; Census Place: District 38, Hall, Georgia; Roll: M432_72; Page: 362; Image: 250. (Reliability: 3).
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1850usfedcenancestry&h=18709443&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

    2. [S197] P. M. Sinclair [(E-ADDRESS) FOR PRIVATE USE,] to Tonia Kendrick, e-mail,; privately held by Kendrick, [(E-ADDRESS) HELD FOR PRIVATE USE,]., "marriage record of James Evan Butler" (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S50] Case Files of Approved Pension Applications, Old Wars, Indian Disturbances (1815-1858); Records of the Bureau of Pensions and Its Predecessors, 1805-1935; Department of Veterans Affairs, Record Group 15; National Archives, Washington, D.C., Malinda Butler, widow's pension application no. 5705, certificate no. 3909, for service of James Butler (Chastain's Co., Ga. Mtd. Vols., Fla. War); (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S115] P. M. Sinclair, "Register Report for James Butler b 1820 VA," supplied 04 Jan 2009 by Sinclair, [(E-ADDRESS) HELD FOR PRIVATE USE,].

    5. [S612] 1900 U.S. census, Murray County, Georgia population schedule; digital images, Ancestry.com; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm (http://www.ancestry.com), roll: T623_213; Ball Ground, enumeration district (ED) 69, sheet 16, p. 6 B (penned), dwelling 109, family 109, James E. Butler; (Reliability: 3).
      http://tinyurl.com/ybl6c8h

    6. [S601] 1860 U. S. Census, Cass County, Georgia population schedule; digital images, Ancestry.com; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M653 (http://ancestry.com), roll 114; Militia District 1041, p. 7 (penned), dwelling 50, family 50, J. Butler; (Reliability: 3).
      http://tinyurl.com/yd6jqgh

    7. [S277] P. M. Sinclair, , Ahnentafel Report for [M. B.] Butler; supplied by Sinclair, [address for private use]., 2009, p. 7; This report refers to the 1860 Cass County, GA census, but no citation is given for this item (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S612] 1900 U.S. census, Murray County, Georgia population schedule; digital images, Ancestry.com; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm (http://www.ancestry.com), roll: T623_213; Ball Ground, enumeration district (ED) 69, sheet 16, p. 6 B (penned), dwelling 109, family 109, James E. and Martha J. Butler; (Reliability: 2).
      http://tinyurl.com/ybl6c8h

    9. [S200] Robert Scott Davis, Jr., "Pickens County, GA - Lost Marriage Records," database, Pickens County, Georgia - Genealogy; citing loose original Pickens County marriage records that were saved from a courthouse fire (http://www.pickenscountyga.com), entry for James E. Butler and Martha J. Bradford, 1874. (Reliability: 2).
      http://www.pickenscountyga.com/marriages.htm