Deacon Josiah Butts

Male 1703 - 1787  (83 years)


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  • Name Josiah Butts  [1
    Title Deacon 
    Born 20 Oct 1703  Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 28 Dec 1703  Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 13 Feb 1787  Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I5680  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2020 

    Father Samuel Butts,   b. 1 Mar 1673, Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1747, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah Maxfield,   b. 1 Jul 1680, Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1727, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 11 Jun 1701 
    Family ID F1270  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Williams,   b. 16 Oct 1711, Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1798, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 25 Oct 1729  Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. John B Butts,   b. 13 Jun 1745, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1820, Rome, Oneida, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
     2. Ebenezer Butts,   b. 13 Sep 1747, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1825, Wells, Rutland, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [natural]
     3. Deliverance Butts,   b. 1 Aug 1749, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Mary Butts,   b. 31 Jul 1751, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Samuel Butts,   b. 23 Feb 1741, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1803, Stowe, Lamoille, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [natural]
     6. Sarah Butts,   b. 3 Jul 1730, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1761, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)  [natural]
     7. Joseph Butts,   b. 16 Jun 1731, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Hancock, Addison, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     8. Josiah Butts,   b. 18 Aug 1753, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1814, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [natural]
     9. Submit Butts,   b. 16 May 1743, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1810, Fly Creek, Otsego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
     10. Sherebiah Butts,   b. 11 Feb 1733, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1807, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [natural]
     11. Susannah Butts,   b. 9 Feb 1737, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     12. Gideon Butts,   b. 8 Aug 1758, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1830, Rome, Oneida, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
     13. Elles Ellis "Alice" Butts,   b. 18 Dec 1738, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Feb 1768  (Age > 30 years)  [natural]
     14. Elizabeth Butts,   b. 17 Feb 1735, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1798, Wells, Rutland, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F1857  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Oct 1703 - Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 28 Dec 1703 - Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Oct 1729 - Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Feb 1787 - Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • All of his sons served during the Revolutionary War. He lived on a farm given to him by his father. He was deacon of the church and left by will, a fund for its support (not substantiated) all of whom lived to be married and have children. (Henry Day, writing in 1869 about his great grandfather Josiah Butts, McCormich-Hamilton Lord-Day Ancestral Lines, compiled for Elizabeth Day McCormick & Robert Hall McCormich, privately printed 1957 Records of the General Assembly of Conn. state that Josiah Butts was confirmed and commissioned aas ensign of the 2d. company in the 11th regiment in May 1752, town records show that he served as Selectman at least one year in 1761

  • Sources 
    1. [S224] Ancestry Family Trees, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.;), Database online.
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