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

Lawrence Butler

Male Bef 1725 - 1777  (> 52 years)


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  • Name Lawrence Butler 
    Born Bef 1725  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Jul 1777  Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I072039  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    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 F18194  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor MNU Butler,   d. Aft 1777, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lawrence Butler,   b. Bef 1777, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1811, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 34 years)
     2. Sarah Butler,   b. Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1785, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Elizabeth Butler,   b. Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 27 Apr 1790, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. John Butler,   d. Aft 1777, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Griffin Butler,   d. Aft 1777, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Christopher Butler,   b. Bef 1770, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1798, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 28 years)
     7. Jane Butler,   b. Bef 1776, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1792, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 16 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F32941  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BUTLER, LAWRENCE, 18 Nov. 1773; 29 July 1777. Daus. Joice, Sarah, Elizabeth and Jane 1 negro each; sons Christopher, John, Griffin and Lawrence; wife Eleanor 1 negro. Lands to be sold and money to all children.
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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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      BUTLER, LAWRENCE, (CAPT.) 9 March 1732; 27 March 1733. Dau. in law Corderoy Sanford; grandson William Bernard 1 negro girl; neice Joyce Butler 1 mare and saddle; son in law Richard Bernard; nephew Lawrence Butler; son Lawrence all my silver spoons and all of my land; to dau. Sarah 1 horse. Friend Capt. Anthony Thornton a mourning ring; Richard Bernard exrs. Westmoreland County, Virginia Wills 1640-1800.

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