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William Butters

Male 1736 - 1814  (78 years)


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  • Name William Butters 
    Born 27 February 1736  Wilmington, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Yeoman 
    Died 5 July 1814  [2
    Notes 
    • William first married Elizabeth Boutwell, second Esther (Kendall) Weston, widow of Ebenezer Weston.

      From George Butter’s Butters Family:
      William (yeoman), son of William and Abigail Butter, inherited the homestead of his father. He was one of the men under ye command of Capt. Cadwallader Ford, Jr., of Wilmington, who enlisted ye 9th day of March, A.D. 1775, to be at a minute's warning, and marched on ye alarm to Concord ye 19th day of April, A.D. 1775; also in Capt. Jesse Wyman’s company in the Regiment of Guards doing duty on Bunker Hill, commanded by Col. Jacob Gerrish, Feb. 1778; also in Capt. Nathaniel Cowdrey’s company in the Regiment of Guards doing duty on Winter Hill, Col. Gerrish’s command, July, 1778; also in Capt. David Goodwin’s Co. in Col. CogwelPs regiment, Sept. 1778; also in Capt Nathaniel Heath’s Co. of Guards, under the Hon. Major General Gates, Feb. 1779. [3]
    Person ID I32745  Schirado
    Last Modified 31 August 2013 

    Father William Butters,   b. 8 April 1713, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 June 1784  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Abigail Jaquith,   b. 10 June 1712, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 5 October 1807  (Age < 95 years) 
    Married 1733  [2
    Family ID F18523  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Elizabeth Boutwell,   b. 30 June 1734, Stoneham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before February 1810  (Age < 75 years) 
    Married 10 March 1757  Wilmington, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. William J. Butters,   b. 12 March 1760, Wilmington, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 March 1836, Wilmington, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Betsey Butters,   b. 31 August 1761, Wilmington, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 November 1792  (Age 31 years)
     3. Amos Butters,   b. 1762, Wilmington, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1850  (Age 88 years)
     4. Abigail Butters,   b. 15 April 1767, Wilmington, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 February 1803, Haverhill, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
    Family ID F23477  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Esther Kendall,   b. 16 March 1732/3, Dunstable, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 4 February 1810  Wilmington, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F23621  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S229] (Vox Populi Press, Lowell, 1898).

    2. [S141] George Oakes Jaquith and Georgetta May (Jaquith) Walker, (New England Histor Genealogical Society, 1982).

    3. [S633] George Butters, (Chicago: D. Oliphant, 1896).


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