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Christoph Butner and Descendants

Ralph Dean Clark
P.O. Box 641188
Los Angeles, CA 90064-1188
Ultimate Family Tree, ver 2.7
MARCUM Project Version 744
April 16, 1998

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First Generation

1. Christoph1 Butner,(1) son of Thomas Butner and Sarah Elrod, was born in Rowan Co, NC May 8, 1769. See his father's family for more information. Christoph died October 11, 1808 in Hope, Stokes Co, NC, at age 39.

He married Elisabeth Lanius 12 July 1796 in Rowan Co, or Stokes Co, NC.(2) Elisabeth was born 16 Mar 1771. (Additional notes for Elisabeth Lanius(3)) Elisabeth died 18 July 1850 in Forsyth Co, NC, at age 79. Her body was interred at Old Moravian Cemetery in Hope, Forsyth Co, NC.(4)

Christoph Butner and Elisabeth Lanius had the following children:

Second Generation

2. Thomas2 Butner (Christoph1)(14) was born in Hope, Stokes Co, NC April 23, 1797. Thomas died March 17, 1874 at age 76.

He married Anna Barbara Fults August 20, 1823 in Stokes Co, NC. Anna was born circa 1797. Anna died at age unknown.

Thomas Butner and Anna Barbara Fults had the following child:

Notes and References

1. From "Stokes Co. NC Wills Vols. I-IV 1790-1864", by Mrs. W.O.Absher, his will of 11 Oct 1808 gives wife Elizabeth personal estate and 1/3 of Home Plantation; son Thomas 2 shares, dau. Catherine, Sarah, Alyte(?), Mary, Magdalena, and Ann Elizabeth, 1 sh. each of estate. Negro Shepherd to be sold in casehe doesn't behave himself. If my mother needs assistance in her old age, myEstate to bear equal with my brothers in her maintenance. Exec: My brother John Butner and wife Elizabeth. Wit: David Andors and Bartholemus Williams. Signed: Christoph Butner. "The Elrod Family" by Pauline Walters gives birth, marriage, and death dates.
2. Pauline Walters, The Elrod Family, (the author, typescript, 1971), LDS microfiche 6017096, p. 20 (hereafter cited as Walters, Elrod Family).
3. Named Elisabeth Lanius when named as mother of children in IGI batch 7106420. Bible from descendant of son Thomas, q.v., calls her Elizabeth Longus Elrod, of Dutch descent.
4. Donald W. Stanley, ed., Ann E. Sheek and Hazell R. Hartman, comp., Forsyth County, N. C. Cemetery Records, Volume IV South Fork - Vienna Townships and Salem Cemetery. (Winston-Salem, NC: Hunter Publishing Co., 1978), p. 772: Butner, Elizabeth Lanius b. 16 Mar 1771 d. 18 Jul 1850 (hereafter cited as Stanley, Vol. 4, Forsyth Co. Cemetery Records).
5. IGI Batch 7106420-26.
6. Stanley, Vol. 4, Forsyth Co. Cemetery Records, p. 772: Frey, Sarah A. (Butner), age 22 yrs d. 9 Jan 1824.
7. Lena Boman Jones, Some Descendant of Shore Romiger Butner Boman Jones, (Chanute KS, 1985), Bartholomew County Public Library, Columbus, IN, 929.2 Shore, p. 127 (hereafter cited as L.B.Jones, Desc of Shore).
8. Faye Jarvis Moran, comp., Frey Family (//, (hereafter cited as Moran, Frey Family).
9. Stanley, Vol. 4, Forsyth Co. Cemetery Records, p. 772: Frey, Anne E. (Butner), age 21 yrs d. 27 Dec 1827.
10. IGI batch A458664-0467
11. Moran, Frey Family.
12. IGI Batch 7106420-27.
13. Faye Jarvis Moran, comp., Butner Family (//, (hereafter cited as Moran, Butner Family).
14. "Historical Collections of the GA Chapters DAR", vol. IV, "Old Bible Records", pub. 1932/1969, p.257-8, Bible owned by Mrs. Rena Maud Belcher of Monticello GA, contains birth and death dates, mother, wives, children and their wives or deaths.
15. Birth and marriages recorded in family bible (see father).



Butner, Anna Elisabeth (i313), b.1806-d.1827
Butner, Catharina (i1547), b.1798-
Butner, Christoph (i308), b.1769-d.1808
Butner, John (i314), b.1808-d.1808
Butner, John Christopher (i1546), b.1825-
Butner, Mary Magdalen (i312), b.1803-
Butner, Sarah Altje (i311), b.1801-d.1824
Butner, Thomas (i310), b.1797-d.1874


Frey, Jacob (marriage to Anna Elisabeth Butner) (i2950), b.1796-d.1847
Frey, Jacob (marriage to Sarah Altje Butner) (i2950), b.1796-d.1847


Fults, Anna Barbara (marriage to Thomas Butner) (i1545), b.1797-


Lanius, Elisabeth (marriage to Christoph Butner) (i309), b.1771-d.1850

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