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- Name: Lord /Butler/
- Name Prefix: Gen.
- Date: 18 MAR 1824
- Place: Wilkes Barre, PA
- Note: #N1094
- User ID: 0A069CF9132E4CDBA589C535A7958B868235
- Data Changed:
- Date: 17 JUN 2009
Prior to import, this record was last changed 17 JUN 2009.
- ↑ Butler-5492 was created by John McVey through the import of Butler-64.ged on Jan 11, 2014. This comment and citation can be deleted after the biography has been edited and primary sources are included.
- ↑ Source: #S42
- ↑ Source: #S114
- Source: S114 Text: Buckingham, Hal, Sketches of Sayre, Butler family trees based on interviews with Harriet Noyes, February, 2008. A pdf file located in Reunion Documents folder.
- Source: S42 Text: Sayre Genealogy chart from Harriet Sayre Noyes via Hal Buckingham, 8/2004
- Note N1094
- Said to be the first to ship anthracite coal by river and canal from Wilkes Barre (1811).
- General Butler was the first sheriff of the county of Luzerne. He was brigadier general of Pennsylvania militia; member of the Supreme Executive Council; prothonotary; clerk of the Orphans' Court and Court of Quarter Sessions; Register of Wills and Recorder of Deeds; was the first postmaster of Wilkes Barre, resigning in 1802 to take his seat in the State Legislature; was a member of the first town council of the borough of Wilkes Barre, president of that body; treasurer of Luzerne county, and county commissioner. He was one of the incorporators of Wilkes-Barre Academy, and a trustee, 1807-1824.
- Note: There is an extensive bio of Gen Lord Butler in , but it includes nothing on marriage(s) or family. See Google Book p. 510/615.
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