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Butler
1st Generation
Richard (Deacon) Butler d. August 6, 1684 in Hartford, CT. Married Elizabeth Bigelow who died September 11, 1691 in Hartford. She is probably the daughter of Randall Bigelow. From Cadwells in America, compiled by Mildred Cadwell Doubet 1982 Deacon Richard Butler was in Cambridge, MA in 1632. he removed to Hartford, CT and we find his name on the Founders Monument. As an original proprietor in 1639/40, he was allotted 16 acres of land. He was a Deacon of the First Church. From Catalogue of First Puritan Settlers of Connecticut, R. R. Hinman, first published in Hartford, 1846:Butler, Richard, townsman of Hartford, 1644, juror in '43. Hartford Monument
Hartford Founder's Monument
From The Original Proprietors by Miss Mary K. Talcott:

DEACON RICHARD BUTLER, Cambridge, 1632; freeman, Mass., May 14, 1634; removed to Hartford, an original proprietor, in 1639/40, when 16 acres were allotted to him. His house lot was on the corner where the road from George Steele�s to the South Meadow intersected the road from the Mill to the Country. He was a juror, 1643-4-7-8; townsman, 1649, 1654, 1658; one of the committee for the mill, 1661; grand juror, 1660, 1662; deputy, 1656/1660; one of the deacons of the 1st Church; d. Aug. 6, 1684; inv. �564. 15. His 1st wife�s name is unknown, but his 2d was Elizabeth. Hinman says that he m. Elizabeth Bigelow before he came to Hartford. Mrs. Elizabeth Butler d. Sept. 11, 1691. Ch.: i. Sergeant Thomas, freeman, Feb. 26, 1656/7; chimney-viewer, 1667, 1668; townsman, 1682, 1683; m. Sarah, dau. of Rev. Samuel Stone; d. Aug. 29, 1688, leaving 4 sons and 8 daurs. ii. Deacon Samuel; freeman,Oct. 12, 1665; m. Elizabeth Olmsted (?); settled in Wethersfield; d. Dec. 31, 1692. iii. Nathaniel, b. prob. ab. 1641; freeman, May, 1668; d. in Wethersfield, Feb. 9, 1697, aged 56. iv. Joseph, b. ab. 1647; freeman, May, 1668; m. 1667, Mary, dau. of William Goodrich, of Wethersfield; d. in Wethersfield, Dec. 10, 1732, in the 85th year of his age. v. Sergeant Daniel; received his father�s homelot in Hartford; m. Mabel, dau. of Nicholas Olmsted, of Hartford; townsman, 1685; d. March 28, 1692. Inv. �391. 1. vi. Mary, m, Sept. 29, 1659, Samuel Wright, of Wethersfield. vii. Elizabeth, m. Deacon Joseph Olmsted, of Hartford. viii. Hannah, m. --Greene.


2nd Generation
Children of RICHARD BUTLER and ELIZABETH BIGELOW
THOMAS (SGT.) BUTLER died August 29, 1688 (Source: Familes of Early Hartford, CT by Lucius Barnes Barbour). He married SARAH STONE. CHILDREN
SAMUEL BUTLER, d. December 30, 1692 (Source: Familes of Early Hartford, CT by Lucius Barnes Barbour); m. ELIZABETH OLMSTEAD.
NATHANIEL BUTLER, m. SARAH BANBURY (JUSTICE?).
JOSEPH BUTLER, m. MARY GOODRICH.
DANIEL BUTLER, m. MABEL OLMSTED.
MARY BUTLER, m. SAMUEL WRIGHT.
ELIZABETH BUTLER, m. JOHN OLMSTED.
HANNAH BUTLER, m. JOSEPH (JOHN?) GREENE.

3rd Generation
Children of THOMAS BUTLER and SARAH STONE
HOPE BUTLER died June 16, 1763 (Source: Constance Wells sent chart compiled by Sadie Barnes Knox cited Compendum of Amer. Genealogy). She married WILLIAM GAYLORD 1702 (Source: Constance Wells sent chart compiled by Sadie Barnes Knox cited Compendum of Amer. Genealogy.
ELIZABETH BUTLER married EDWARD CADWELL 1680 (Source: Edith Phelon).
THOMAS BUTLER, m. ABIGAIL SHEPARD, August 8, 1691, Hartford, CT (Source: American Marriage Records Before 1699).
SAMUEL BUTLER, m. MARY GILMAN.
JOSEPH BUTLER, m. ESTHER HUBBARD.
JOHN BUTLER, m. MARY MARSHFIELD.
SARAH BUTLER, m. JOHN DAY.
HANNAH BUTLER, m. THOMAS CADWELL, September 23, 1687 (Source: Edith Phelon).
MARY BUTLER, m. JOHN PORTER, April 3, 1690 (Source: Familes of Early Hartford, CT by Lucius Barnes Barbour).
REBECCA BUTLER, m. CORNELIUS HURLBUT.
MARGARET BUTLER.
ANNE BUTLER, m. THOMAS SHEPARD.
SUSANNAH BUTLER, m. JOHN MARSH, January 1, 1707/08 (Source: Familes of Early Hartford, CT by Lucius Barnes Barbour).

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