Dowling Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I292822
  • Name: William BUTLER , Jr.
  • RELA: 12th cousin 6x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1 FEB 1790 in Edgefield District, SC
  • Death: 25 SEP 1850 in Fort Gibson, OK
  • Title: Dr.
  • Note:
    BUTLER, William, (son of William Butler [1759-1821], brother of Andrew Pickens Butler, and father of Matthew Calbraith Butler), a Representative from South Carolina; born in the Edgefield District, S.C., near the present town of Saluda, February 1, 1790; attended the common schools, and was graduated from South Carolina College at Columbia in 1810; studied medicine and was licensed to practice; served as a surgeon in the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812; continued his service in the Navy until June 6, 1820, when he resigned; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1841-March 3, 1843); agent of the Cherokee Indians from May 29, 1849, until his death in Fort Gibson, Indian Territory (now Oklahoma), September 25, 1850; interment near Van Buren, Ark.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: William BUTLER b: 17 DEC 1759 in Prince William Co., VA
    Mother: Behethland Foote MOORE b: 28 DEC 1764 in Fauquier Co., VA

    Marriage 1 Jane Tweedy PERRY b: 10 NOV 1799 in Washington Co., RI
    • Married: 22 DEC 1819
    1. Has No Children Matthew Calbraith BUTLER b: 8 MAR 1836 in Greenville Co., SC
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