Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

William Butler

Male Bef 1725 - Aft 1750  (> 27 years)


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  • Name William Butler 
    Born Bef 1725  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1750  Dettingen Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I030011  Tree1
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2019 

    Father Christopher Butler,   b. Bef 1674, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1729, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 55 years) 
    Family ID F18232  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary MNU Butler,   b. Bef 1729, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1748, Dettingen Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 21 years) 
    Married Bef 1745  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Butler,   b. Abt 1748, Dettingen Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F18231  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Westmoreland County, Virginia Wills:
      Christopher Butler 2Oct1729; 26Nov1729
      Son Nathaniel, Brother Lawrence, Sons William, Lawrence, Joseph, John and Caleb; land to each of my sons; my wife.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 8. Part 1; 1723-1738 {Antient Press}: pp 126
      IN THE NAME OF GOD, Amen. I CHRISTOPHER BUTLER of ye County of Westmorland do hear make this my Last Will and Testament as for my p:sonall Estate I will and dispose in manner and form following; I will that my Son, NATHANELL BUTLER have one parsel of Land joyning on the Land of WILLIAM QUISENBERY and on the Land of my Brother, LAWRENCE BUTLER, Begining att the mouth of a Branch, thence up the Branch to a red Oke standing on ye South West and thence to a Red Oke by the Road side, thence along ye Road to a Horse Paththat gose to the House of LAWRENCE BUTLER to a marked to a marked white Oke standing in the sd. line, thence down the line to the land of WILL: QUISENBERY dowse to ye first begining; and that my Son, WILLIAM BUTLER, have a parsell of Land joyning to his Brother NATHANELL Begining at ye aforsd. red Oak stand on the aforesd. Branch runing on his Brother, NATHANELL BUTLERs line to ye sd. red Oke by the Rode side thence to the white Oke by the Horse Path, thence up the line to ye head of Rapahanock, thence up ye Branch to a Oke and a Gum marked in a Branch of ye Swampe, thence to the red Oke by the Rode side and to a marked Chesnutt standing at ye head of the aforesd, Branch, and to ye first begining. I will that my Son, LAWRENCE BUTLER, have all the rest of the Land on that side of ye Rode up ye mane Swampe to ye Land of Mr. LORD and to ye Oke and Gum which divides WILLIAMs Lands from LAWRENCE, he haveing the liberty of a Spring on ye North side of the Rode, I will that my Son, JOHN BUTLER, have ye reste of ye land from his Brothers to Mr. LORDs and I will that my Son, CALEB, have that peice of land which I bought of HENERY WILLIAMS to them & to their Children. I will that my Wife and my two Eldes Sons, JOHN and NATHANELL, be Executors of this my Will and Testament whereunto I have set my hand and seal October this Second day and year of our Lord
      1729
      Testes CHARLES GODDARD CHRISTPHR: his mark BUTLER
      JOHN BARTLET
      Westmorld, ss, At a Court held for the sd, County the 26th day of November 1729 This Last Will and Testament of CHRISTOPHER BUTLER, deced., was presented into Court by the Executors therein named who make Oath thereto, and being proved by the Oaths of the witnesses thereto, is admitted to Record
      Test G. TURBERVILE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the Nineteenth day of December 1729 G. T., C. C. W.
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {Antient Press}: Liber L; 1744 - 1749; pp 72-76
      THIS INDENTURE made the fifth and six day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty Eight Between WILLIAM BUTLER of the Parish of Dettinggen in the County of Prince William Planter and MARY his Wife of one part and JOSEPH BUTLER of the Parish of Washington in the County of WESTMORELAND Joyner of the other part Witnesseth that the said WILLIAM BUTLER and MARY his wife for the sum of forty seven pounds ten shillings and Six pence Current money of Virginia they have sold unto the said JOSEPH BUTLER in his actual Seism possession now being by virtue of a bargain and Sale and by force of the statute for the transferring uses into possession and to his heirs and assigns forever a Certain tract or parcel of land containing One hundred and Twenty two acres being in the Parish of Dettinggen in the County of Prince William and bounded Begining at two small Oaks and one Pine Corner to LUKE CANNON and in the Deviding line between this land and DERBY GALLAHANs runing thence with said CANNONs line North West to a red Oake in the Deviding line between this land and GEORGE BIGSBEYs thence with that line South Vest to two Pines and one Gum which stands in a line of HORSINGTONS PATTENT thence with the line of the said PATTENT South East to three Pines in the head of a valley thence North East to the beginning and all houses and appurtenances whatsoever to the said One hundred and Twenty two acres of land To Have and To Hold to him the said JOSEPH BUTLER his heirs and assigns forever. In Witness whereof the said WILLIAM BUTLER and MARY his Wife have hereunto sett their hands and Seales
      in presence of CHARLES HARRISON, WILLIAM BUTLER
      GILBERT CRUPPER, JOHN CARTER JUNR., MARY BUTLER
      JOHN COFER
      At a Court held for Prince William County Sept. 26th 1748
      BUTLER and MARY his Wife (she being first privately examined and thereto con- senting) acknowledged this Release and Receipt to JOSEPH BUTLER to be their acts and deeds which are admitted to record

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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {Antient Press}: Liber M; 1749 - 1752; pp 111-114
      THIS INDENTURE made the Sixteen and Seventeenth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and fifty Between JAMES BLAND of the Parish of Ditengen in the County of Prince William Planter and MARY his Wife of one part and JOSEPH BUTLER of the Parish and County aforesaid Joyner of other part Witnesseth that said JAMES BLAND and MARY his Wife for the sum of one thousand pounds of tobacco have sold unto the said JOSEPH BUTLER (in his actual possession now being by virtue of a Bargain & Sale and by force of the statute for transferring uses into possession) and to his heirs and assigns forever a certain parcel of land containing Six acres in the Parish and County aforesaid bounded Begining at three Pines in the head of a Valley and corner to a small parcel of land lately purchased by said BUTLER of JOHN BLAND thence South Wt. to two Persimmon trees in a valley thence North Wt. to a red Oak on the side of a hill thence No. Wt, to a hicory in a line which devides this land from the land of THOMAS YOUNG thence No. East to line of the aforesaid BUTLER and thence to the beginning and all houses meadows and appurtenances whatsoever belonging To Have and To Hold unto the said JOS. BUTLER his heirs and assigns forever, In Witness whereof the said JAMES BLAND and MARY his Wife have sett their hands and Seals
      in presents of WILLIAM BUTLER. JAMES BLAND
      GEORGE CARTER, JANE SHADBURN MARY BLAND
      At a Court held for the County of Prince William the 27th day of August 1750
      JAMES BLAND & MARY his Wife (she being first privately examined and thereto consenting) acknowledged this Release & Receipt and admitted to record
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      Northern Neck Warrants and Surveys Vol IV, Westmoreland Co. Va {Peggy Joyner}
      MR THOMAS BUTLER, 23 Feb. 1746 - 8 Mar. 1748; 67 a. on Yeocomoco Neck & R., at Phillips Cove, Hallowing or Bull Point; Yeocomoco Warehouse is drawn on plat across R.; adj. his own land, Craddock Butler (formerly
      Wmm Butler's & now Peter Rust's). CC - Thomas Butler, Junr (sic) & Nathl Butler. Surv. Willoughby Newton.

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