Rufus A BUTLER Oscar BUTLER Thomas Ethelbert BUTLER Mary James ABERNATHY Mini tree diagram


18521 - UNKNOWN

Life History


Born in Panola County, Mississippi.1




  • John's mother Mary James Abernathy died after he was born in about 1852 and before the 1860 census.  John and his older brother Thomas E, along with a young uncle Robert James Butler, are found as residents in a hotel, perhaps under the care of the Inn owners, E B Wells and her son F M.

    1860 Federal Census, Panola County, Mississippi, 11 August, Page 45, House/Fam #300
    F M Wells 34 M Hotel Keeper $0 Personal Estate $2200 Personal b Miss [born abt 1826]
    C C Pence 26 F    b SC [born abt 1834]
    E B Wells 60 F b Virginia Cannot read or write [born abt 1800]
    W S Wells 23 M House Carpenter b Alabama [born abt 1837]
    Thos Butler 10 M b Miss [born abt 1850]
    John Butler 8 M b Miss [born abt 1852]
    Robert Butler 17 M Merchant's Clerk b Miss [born abt 1843]


  • 1. 1860 Federal Census, Panola County, Mississippi
    • 11 August, Page 45, House/Fam #300

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