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Joel Oliver Butler (1850-1931)
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Born: 17 Dec 1850 Tennessee.
Married: (1) Sarah Frances Robison (1856-1896) the daughter of Alfred B. Robison (1828-1903) and Elizabeth Jackson (1822-1881) on 15 Aug 1872 in Benton County Tennessee. 2
Married: (2) Mary L. Butler (1853-1901) the daughter of Joshua Butler (1802-1878) and Drucilla (1810-810-) on 1 Dec 1897 in Carroll County Tennessee. They were divorced Feb 1901. 3 4
Married: (3) Disey Ann Hogg (1862-1953) the daughter of Joseph Hogg (1832-1880) and Elizabeth Harris (1832-1910) on 2 Mar 1901 in Carroll County Tennessee. 5
Died: 30 Mar 1931 .
Buried: Oak Grove Cemetery Carroll County Tennessee. 1

Elias Butler
Thomas Elias Butler
Abt 1805-1871
Abt 1760-Aft 1840
Joel Oliver Butler
17 Dec 1850-30 Mar 1931
Thomas Butler
Abt 1792-Bet 1862 and 1865
Jacintha (Cynthia) Butler
Abt 1810-27 Mar 1889
Abt 1796-Sep 1859

Spouse and Children

       Sarah Frances Robison

       Mary L. Butler

       Disey Ann Hogg

Brothers and Sisters


Brother Joel O. Butler was born Dec. 17, 1850; departed this life March 30, 1931, aged 80 years, 3 months and 13 days. He was married to Mrs. S. F. Roberson, Aug. 15, 1872. To this union was born eight children. Mrs. Roberson and two of the children preceded him to the grave. Later Mr. Buter was married to D. A. Nolen. To this union was born two children of whom one survive. Mr. Butler professed faith in Christ over half a century ago and united with the church at Oak Grove, of which he was a devoted member until his death. He was a deacon of the church. He leaves a wife, one sister and seven children and a host of friends to mourn his death. He will be missed in the church and community. His life was in accord with the Scripture. Blessed are those that die in the Lord.

JOEL BUTLER┘Cb┘D ┘C/b┘DBruceton. Tenn. April 1 (Spl.) Funeral services for Joel Butler. 78 who died at his home near Dollar was held at the Oak Grove church conducted by the Rev. J. N. Joyner Tuesday afternoon. Burial was in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Mr. Butler was married four times and is survived by his last wife and seven children, four sons and three daughters. They are Alfred of Martin. George of Mississippi, Newt of Oklahoma, and Clint of the Dollar community: Mrs. Lizzie Pace, Mrs. Denia Edwards and Mrs. Pearl Melton.1


  1. The Tennessean, 02 Apr 1931, Thu, Page 6
  2. Ancestry.com. Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002
  3. Ancestry.com. Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002
  4. Ancestry.com. Tennessee Divorce and Other Records, 1800-1965
  5. Ancestry.com. Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002

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