John Butler Yeats born in 1839, the eldest son of nine children of Rev William Butler Yeats and Jane Grace Corbert. He was educated in Trinity College in Dublin for law , passed the bar but changed his career as an artist shortly after his marriage. 
John married on 10 Sep 1863 to Susan Mary Pollexfen, daughter of William and Elizabeth (Middleton) Pollexfen.
"They occupied a relatively newly-build house in a fashinable and new part of suburdan Dublin." About 1866 they moved to London, England.
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