no image

Lord Butler

Privacy Level: Open (White)
Gen. Lord Butler
Born in Lyme, CTmap
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Died in Wilkes Barre, PAmap
This page has been accessed 69 times.
Nominate for Profile of the Week by posting the link http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Butler-5492 in our G+ Community. Vote by clicking the +1 button above.

Contents

Biography

This biography was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import.[1] It's a rough draft and needs to be edited.

Name

Name: Lord /Butler/
Name Prefix: Gen.[2]

Death

Death:
Date: 18 MAR 1824
Place: Wilkes Barre, PA[3]

Note

Note: #N1094

User ID

User ID: 0A069CF9132E4CDBA589C535A7958B868235

Data Changed

Data Changed:
Date: 17 JUN 2009

Prior to import, this record was last changed 17 JUN 2009.

Sources

  1. 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.
  2. Source: #S42
  3. 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

Notes

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.[4][5][6]







Searching for someone else?
First: Last:

Do you have a GEDCOM? Register as a guest to have every name in your tree searched. It's free (like everything on WikiTree).



DNA
No known carriers of Lord's Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA have taken yDNA or mtDNA tests.

If you have taken a DNA test for genealogy please login and enter it.



Collaboration
  • Login to edit this profile and add images.
  • Private Messages:
  • Public Comments: Login to post comments. (Best for messages specifically directed to those editing this profile. Limit 20 per day.)
  • Public Q&A: These will appear above and in the Genealogist-to-Genealogist (G2G) Forum. (Best for questions directed to the wider genealogy community.)

There are no public comments yet.



B  >  Butler  >  Lord Butler