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"The Butler Family in America" Compiled by W. D. Butler, #6706 Va. avr. St. Louis MO.; John Cromwell Butler, late of Denver, Colo., and Joseph Marion Butler of Chicago Ill. Pub 1909. by the Shalleross Pub. Co. St Louis Mo. Illustrated. It states that the Butler [illegible] of Anus (illustration therein) may be used by the descendants of Reginor Therman Butler of Carlise and all the [recolectioning?] stock "are entitled to use the family crest." I James Butler born in his fathers (Thomas') estate in the parish of Colkenny, Co. Wrickboro, Ireland in 1718. He did [illegible] come to America, [illegible] that his mother Thomas Butler also from in the above estate in 1720 came to America with 3 sons in 1748 and settled in [Lancaster?] Co. (Pa.) William, the son of Abne Janus, came to this county in 1759. and joined his uncle Thomas. John and Thomas, thus sons of James came to Perma about same time as their bro. William did. Richard a full cousin,- was [illegible] in 1764 Thomas returned to Carlisle in 1760 and established a Gunshop (illustration of same). Eight of his children were born in this country and all but one who [d.?] [inf.?]- [New?] [illegible] ardent Americans. Two daus of James (above) Jane and Sarah - joined their relations here and [even?] later married James of Ireland (above) b. 1718 m. 1739. His oldest son Thomas b. 2 Jan. 1740 in Ireland d. Perma 1832; his 2nd son - William b. [second?] July 1743, d. May 4 1839. at Harrisonburg Crawford Co. Pa. The 3rd son John, b. Dublin 1745, d. Williams [bo.?] Ohio, in 1830. Jane Butler the oldest dau b. Dublin, 1747 m. [Wm?] Mahan in this country and d. In 1830. The youngest dau. Sarah Butler b. Ireland 1747 II Thomas Butler the other and younger of the two brothers, + sons of Thomas jr. b. Ireland 1720, m. 26 oct. 1741 Eleanor Parker, dau. Of Anthony Parker of Cary, [illegible] [Ane Ford?], Ireland. She was b. 26 oct. 1722. They had 11 ch. two of whom d in infancy- [illegible]:-