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Henry Clayborn Butler (1832-1865)
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Born: 1832 Tennessee.
Married: Nancy Ann Jones (1836-1902) the daughter of William Jones (1797-797-) and Lucinda Unknown (1803-803-) on 26 Mar 1856 in Carroll County Tennessee.
Died: 14 Sep 1865 Layette County Illinois. 1
Buried: .

Elias Butler
1757-1838
Thomas Elias Butler
Abt 1805-Bet 1870 and 1880
Sara
Abt 1760-Aft 1840
Henry Clayborn Butler
1832-14 Sep 1865
Civil War - Union Thomas Butler
Abt 1792-Bet 1862 and 1865
Jacintha Butler
Abt 1810-27 Mar 1889
Lavina
Abt 1796-Sep 1859

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      Nancy Ann Jones


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Henry was a 2nd Lieutenant in the 7th Tennessee Cavalry USA during the Civil War.

BUTLER, HENRY C(LAYBORN), Co D, 2nd Lieutenant, enlisted in Carroll Co, TN on 8/4/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/24/62 at age 30 (b. 1832). He was captured at the battle of Lexington on 12/17/62. Butler spent time in parole camp at Camp Chase, OH where he resigned due to disability on 5/24/63 or 6/5/63 (both dates given). He applied for an invalid pension in 1864. Butler died on 9/14/1865 near Ramsey, Fayette Co, IL. His wife, Nancy Ann Jones Butler (m. 1856) applied for a widow's pension in 1866. Nancy was receiving $15 per month on the 1883 pension list. She lived near the post office of Crider. TN in the 1890 veterans' census. He appears to have been the son of Thomas and Jacintha Butler. MR #3141 2 3 4

Sources:

  1. "Hawkins Tories" A Regimental and Social History of the 7th Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry USA, by Peggy Scott Holley 2009
  2. Henry C. Butler Pension File (large file 8.5 Mb)
  3. Henry C. Butler Civil War Service File
  4. 1890 Federal Census, Veterans Schedule