Percival Butler (1760 - 1821) MP

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Nicknames: ""Pierce"", "Pierce"
Birthplace: Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania
Death: Died in Port William, Carrollton, Kentucky
Managed by: Mary Kathleen Arnold (Butler)
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About Percival Butler

Col. Percival Butler was appointed Ky.'s first Adjutant General in Gov. Isaac Shelby's first term. Born in Penn., he was with Washington at Valley Forge and Lafayette at Yorktown. Immigrated to Jessamine Co., Ky., then moved to Carrollton, 1796. Establishing office in his Carrollton home, Butler served as Adjutant General until ca. 1817.

Col. Butler served on staff of Maj. Gen. Samuel Hopkins during War of 1812. Following military service, he was elected clerk of Carroll County, serving until his death. Buried in Butler Family Cemetery, Carrollton. Butler Co., Kentucky, named for Percival's brother, Richard; Butler State Park named for his son, William Orlando. Presented by Kentucky National Guard.

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Gen. Percival "Pierce" Butler's Timeline

1760
April 4, 1760
Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania
1786
May 30, 1786
Age 26
KY, USA
1787
May 7, 1787
Age 27
Jessamine, Kentucky, USA
1789
1789
Age 28
Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, USA
1791
April 19, 1791
Age 31
Jessamine, Ky
1792
September 17, 1792
Age 32
Jessamine, Kentucky, USA
1794
October 4, 1794
Age 34
Woodford, Kentucky, USA
1821
September 9, 1821
Age 61
Port William, Carrollton, Kentucky
1821
Age 60
Carrollton County, Kentucky