Reid Alymer BUTLER Annette Frank BUTLER Rhett Lee BUTLER Living BUTLER Living BUTLER Roxanne BUTLER Marcella Rose HAMILTON William Ross BUTLER Dan Benjamin BUTLER Louise Marie BUTLER Virginia Lee BUTLER Marshall Archibald BUTLER Willa M BIRDWELL Mini tree diagram
Reid Alymer BUTLER

Reid Alymer BUTLER1,7,2,3,6,8,9

14th Mar 19301,2,3,4 - 4th Apr 19997,3,6

Life History

14th Mar 1930

Born in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana.1,2,3,4

1st Apr 1940

Resident in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States.5

before 13th Feb 1951

Birth of daughter Rhett Lee BUTLER in Orleans Parish, Louisiana.10,6

before 13th Feb 1951

Death of daughter Rhett Lee BUTLER in Orleans Parish, Louisiana.10,6

4th Apr 1999

Died in La Place, St John The Baptist, Louisiana.7,3,6

6th Apr 1999

Buried in Greenwood Cemetery, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana.6

Other facts


Married Marcella Rose HAMILTON


Birth of son Living BUTLER


Birth of son Living BUTLER


Birth of daughter Roxanne BUTLER


  • Social Security records repot that Reid Butler Jr was born 14 March 1930.

    Social Security Death Index
    Reid A. Butler
    Born 14 Mar 1930
    Died 4 Apr 1999
    Last Residence La Place, St John The Baptist, Louisiana 70068
    SSN 438-34-4850 issued Louisiana (Before 1951)

    A compilation of Public Records also reports the 1930 birth date.

    U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2
    Reid A Butler
    Birth 14 Mar 1930
    Address: Athania Pky, Metairie, LA, 70001 (1986)
    22 Glenwood Ave, New Orleans, LA, 70123-4611 (1993)

    The date of birth reported by these public records is confirmed by Reid's son Reid III, in his genealogy and in personal correspondence with me.

    "Thanks Orville, as far as the info on my dad's birthday (Reid A Butler Jr) it is 14 March, 1930."
    --  Reid Butler III, email message to Orville Boyd Jenkins,  25 August 2011

    Reid Alymer Butler Jr
    Born 1930 in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana
    Death Laplace, St John The Baptist, Louisiana
    Parents:  Reid Alymer Butler, Willa Birdwell
    Spouse:  Marcella Agatha Hamilton
    --  Butler, by Reid Butler III,

    Reid also explained that his mother's name given in the genealogy above is actually her confirmation name.  Her given middle name is Rose.

    "My mother Marcella Rose Hamilton was born 16 April 1933. ... You notice the change in middle names for Marcella (Agatha is her confirmation name."
    --  Reid Butler III, email message to Orville Boyd Jenkins, 25 August 2011

    1940 Federal Census, New Orleans Parish, Louisiana, 24 April, New Orleans, District 36-455, page 1B, Hse #525, Rents $8
    Butler, Reid Sr  Head M W 43 Grade H-4 b Tennessee Same Place in 1935 No Occup Rptd
    Butler, Willa Wife F W 33 Grade C-2 b Louisiana Same Place in 1935
    Butler, Reid Jr Son M W 10 Grade 2 b Louisiana Same Place in 1935

    U.S. Phone and Address Directories, 1993-2002
    Reid A, Jr Butler
    Address 1105 Athania Pkwy, Metairie, Louisiana 70001-2825
    Phone Number 504-835-0444
    Residence Years 1997 1998


    My Son Reid Adrew (not Andrew) Butler Born June 23, 1989

    My Self Reid Alymer Butler III Born Jan. 8, 1953

    My Father Reid A. Butler Jr Born March 14, 1933 [1930] Death 1999

    Grand father Reid A Butler Sr Born July 3, 1897 Death 1960

    Great Grand father Bernard Benjamin Butler Born 1860 Approx. Death 1900-1910?

    2x Great Grand father William G (or H, two different indexes have it two different ways.  Have looked at 1900 census in Bolivar Co, MS and can't make up my mind
    either)  Born 1834 approx. Death ?
    --  Butler Family Pedigrees/DNA testing, From an email sent by Reid A. Butler III, April 19, 2011,


    An obituary index reports that Reid's obituary was published in the New Orleans Times-Picayune on 5 April 1999, the day after his death.  I have not found the text of the obit.

    BUTLER, Reid Almer Jr; New Orleans LA; Times-Picayune; 1999-4-5

    Reid A Butler, Jr
    Birth unknown
    Death Apr., 1999
    Note: Age 69, Name on Plot, Date of Burial 4/6/1999, Ref: Cemetery Records
    Burial Greenwood Cemetery, New Orleans, , Orleans Parish, Louisiana
    Plot: 56 Myrtle Hazel North
    Created by Graves May 07, 2012
    --  Find a Grave Memorial #89703021,


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