William H BUTLER William Morgan BUTLER William Ross BUTLER Lucy A EDDINS India G BUTLER India Lucetta SMITH Mini tree diagram

Ross Almyr BUTLER1,3,4,5,6,7

28th Oct 18721,2,3,4,5,6,7 - 12th Mar 19501,7

Life History

28th Oct 1872

Born in Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas.1,2,3,4,5,6,7

25th Dec 1910

Married Lucy A EDDINS in Arkansas County, Arkansas.3,7

5th Mar 1913

Birth of son William Ross BUTLER in Clarksdale, Coahoma, Mississippi.8,4,9,5

12th Mar 1950

Died in Clarksdale, Coahoma, Mississippi.1,7

after 12th Mar 1950

Buried in Oakridge Cemetery, Clarksdale, Coahoma, Mississippi.1,7


  • 1880 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 21 June, Prairie Township, District 2, page 27, Hse #183, Fam #194
    W H Butler  W M  46    Married  Farmer  AL NC VA
    India Butler  W F  41  Wife  Married  Housekeeping   VA  VA VA
    R A Butler  W M  8 Son  Single At School  AR AL  VA

    Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
    R A Butler
    Gender: Male
    Age 38, Birth Year abt 1872
    Residence Alligator, Mississippi
    Spouse's Name: Lucy Eddins Morrow
    Spouse's Gender: Female
    Spouse's Age: 33
    Spouse's Residence: Saint Charles, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Marriage 25 Dec 1910 Arkansas County
    Marriage License 22 Dec 1910

    1920 Federal Census, Bolivar County, Mississippi, 9 March, Alligator, District 11, page 2A,  Hse #38, Fam #42
    Butler, Ross A  Head  Owns M W 47 Married AR AL MS  Merchant, General Merchandise
    Butler, Lucy A Wife F W 42 Married MS US US
    Butler, Billie R  Son M W 7 TN AR MS
    Watson, Bob Servant M B 42 US US US House-boy
    Watson, Mag Servant M B 41 US US US Cook
    Butler, William B  Nephew M W 34 TN AR MS

    William B Butler is the son of Bernard B Butler.

    1930 Federal Census, Bolivar County, Mississippi, 3 April, Alligator, District 18, page 1B, Hse #19, Fam #20
    Butler, Ross A Head Owns $15,000 M W  58 First married at age 38 AR AR AR Farmer [b abt 1972]
    Butler, Lucy Wife F W  53 First married at age 22 MS MS MS [b abt 1977]
    Butler, Billy R Son M W  17 Single TN AR MS [b abt 1913]
    Watson, Maggie Servant F Neg  50 Widow MS MS MS Cook [b abt 1880]
    Cunningham, James Servant M Neg  21 Single MS MS MS Hired Man [b abt 1909]

    Thanks to Jack Dodson for the photo of Ross' gravestone from Clarksdale, Mississippi, which gives us his middle name and full dates of birth and death.

    Gravestone of Ross Almyr Butler, Oakridge Cemetery in Clarksdale, Coahoma County, Mississppi
    Ross Almyr Butler
    October 28, 1872
    March 12, 1950

    Ross Almyr Butler
    Birth Oct. 28, 1872
    Death Mar. 12, 1950

    William H. Butler (1834 - ____)
    India Smith Butler (1838 - ____)
    Spouse Lucy Eddins Butler (1877 - 1963)
    Son William Ross Butler (1913 - 1969)

    Brother William Morgan Butler (1870 - 1945)

    Burial Oakridge Cemetery, Clarksdale, Coahoma County, Mississippi

    Created by Jack77 Oct 19, 2011
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #78764262, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=78764262


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