William Butler, Sr. (1602 - 1648)

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Birthplace: Braintree, Essex, England
Death: Died in Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, Colonial America
Managed by: Jon Roy Chapman
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About William Butler, Sr.

Biographical Summary:

William Butler, Cambridge, 1634; freeman, Massachusetts, May 6, 1635; was an original proprietor at Hartford, and received 28 acres in the distribution of 1639-40; his house-lot was on the road from the Little River to the North Meadow (now Front St.), bounded W. by John Talcott's land. He married Eunice, sister of Tristram Coffin, of Nantucket; died 1648, without wife or children, leaving by his will, dated May 11, the greater portion of his estate to his brother, Deacon Richard Butler. He mentions children of his sister West, and his sister Winter, "living in Old England," and gives "threo-skore pounds" to the Church of Hartford. Inventory £429. 3

SOURCE: James Hammond Trumbull, editor, The memorial history of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884, Volume 1 (Boston, Massachusetts: Edward L. Osgood, 1886), pages 233-234. Retrieved: 3 May 2011 from Google Books

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William Butler, Sr.'s Timeline

1602
1602
Braintree, Essex, England
1622
1622
Age 20
Of,,,England
1648
May 11, 1648
Age 46
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, Colonial America
1653
1653
Age 46
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
1935
March 23, 1935
Age 46
1936
October 20, 1936
Age 46
1963
April 18, 1963
Age 46