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Samuel Butler

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Wethersfield, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
Place of Burial: Wethersfield, CT
Immediate Family:

Son of Deacon Richard Butler and Elizabeth Butler
Husband of Elizabeth Butler and Sarah Olcott
Father of Samuel Butler; Elizabeth Emmons; Mary Hopkins; Sarah Buck; Thomas Butler and 12 others
Brother of Gerhom Butler; Mary Wright; Mary Hicks; Thomas Butler; Dorcas Butler and 9 others

Occupation: Town School Master, Deacon
Managed by: Richard Frank Henry
Last Updated:

About Deacon Samuel Butler

Biographical Summary:

Deacon Samuel Butler (c. - 1692); freeman, October 12, 1665; married Elizabeth Olmsted (1); settled in Wethersfield; died December 31, 1692.

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


Schoolmaster,clergyman

will I Samuel Butler of Wethersfield doe make this my last Will & Testament: I Will to Samuel Butler, my eldest son, my Dwelling house & Homelott, with all other Buildings, with the Appurtenances, and also all my Land lying at the upper End of the Great Meadow, and my best Bed but one, with the Furniture, and my sadle, and also my Great Iron Pott and Trammell, he paying the Legacies of 5 to my daughter Mary Hopkins and 10 to my daughter Dorothy. Item. I give to my son James Butler my Lott in the Little West Field, 28 acres more or less, and my 2-acre lott at the lower End of the Great Meadow, also my Gunn and Sword. I give to my son Jonathan my 50-acre Lott in ye Woods, and all my Interest in the Purchased Land in Hartford on the East side of the River. I give to my son George my 10-acre Lott in the Little West Field, also 8 acres more or less in the Wet Swamp. I give to my daughter Elizabeth Emmons my proportion of Land, in the Indian Purchase on the East side of the Great River in Wethersfield, besides what I have given her already, and also I of my bigest pewter Platters. I give to my daughter Mary Hopkins 5, to be paid by my son Samuel as abovesd., and one of my bigest pewter platters. I give to my daughter Sarah Butler one of my bigest platters. I give to my daughter Dorothy 10, to be paid by my son samuel as abovesd., and my best Bed with all the furniture, and my Chest. I give her the 2 bigest Kettles, and also one of the Bigest pewter Dishes. I make my son Samuel Butler Executor, and Benjamin Churchill & Thomas Wickham my Overseers.


http://www.ryanwadleigh.com/butler.html
Nathaniel Butler was born circa 1641 in Hartford, Hartford Co., Connecticut.

Father: Richard Butler Mother: Elizabeth

He married Sarah (maiden name possibly Green, or Banbury) in about 1665.

They had the following children:

   1 	Samuel Butler was born circa 1665 in Wethersfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut.
   2 	Sarah Butler was born on September 23, 1667 in Wethersfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut.
   3 	William Butler
   4 	Hannah Butler was born on November 14, 1672 in Wethersfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut.
   5 	Abigail Butler was born circa 1674 in Wethersfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut.
   6 	Ruth Butler was born circa 1676 in Wethersfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut.
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Deacon Samuel Butler's Timeline

1605
March 31, 1605
St Mary Major, Exeter, Devonshire, United Kingdom
March 31, 1605
Exeter, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom
1639
October 12, 1639
Wethersfield, Connecticut Colony
1639
Wethersfield, Hartford County, CONNECTICUT
1639
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut
1665
November 26, 1665
Age 26
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
1666
1666
Age 26
Rocky Hill, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
1667
January 1667
Age 27