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Herman Butner and Descendants

Ralph Dean Clark
P.O. Box 641188
Los Angeles, CA 90064-1188
Ultimate Family Tree, ver 3.0
MARCUM Project Version 957
November 26, 1999

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First Generation

1. Herman1 Butner, son of Thomas Butner and Sarah Elrod, (#282) was born in Rowan Co, NC 27 July 1771. See his father's family for more information. Herman died 13 March 1845 in probably, North Carolina, at 73 years of age.(1)

He married twice. He married Elisabeth Walk 2 Sept 1794 in Stokes Co, NC.(2) (Elisabeth Walk is #283.) Elisabeth was born circa 1772 in probably, North Carolina. Elisabeth died 2 March 1819 in Bethabara, Stokes Co, NC, at 46 years of age.(3) He married Johanna Dietz 22 March 1821 in Bethania, Stokes Co, NC.(4) (Johanna Dietz is #4202.) Johanna was born 1772 in North Carolina. Johanna died 1835 at 63 years of age.

Herman Butner and Elisabeth Walk had the following children:

Second Generation

9. David Benjamin2 Butner (Herman1) (#284) was born in Bethabara, Stokes Co, NC March 28, 1812.(17)

He married Mary A. Ziglar September 18, 1835 in Stokes Co, NC. (Mary A. Ziglar is #291.) Mary was born July 28, 1814 in North Carolina.(18)

14 Aug 1860 in the Census of 1860, David was listed as a head of household in Forsyth Co, NC.(19)

Faye Jarvis Moran says, "Some of this family settled in Dallas Co. MO."

David Benjamin Butner and Mary A. Ziglar had the following children:

Third Generation

14. William H. L.3 Butner (David Benjamin2, Herman1) (#4292) was born in Stokes Co, NC circa 1846.

He married Nancy J. (Butner). (Nancy J. (Butner) is #6502.) Nancy was born circa 1846 in Indiana.

12 June 1880 William was listed in the 1880 Census as a head of household in Boone Co, IN.(23)

William H. L. Butner and Nancy J. (Butner) had the following children:

15. Charles F.3 Butner (David Benjamin2, Herman1) (#4293) was born in Stokes Co, NC 12 Feb 1848.(24) Charles died 10 July 1903 at 55 years of age.(25)

He married Amanda J. Nease. (Amanda J. Nease is #6498.) Amanda was born 10 Dec 1852 in Tennessee.(26) Amanda died 18 May 1934 at 81 years of age.(27)

15 June 1880 Charles was listed in the 1880 Census as a head of household in Boone Co, IN.(28)

Charles F. Butner and Amanda J. Nease had the following children:

Notes and References

1. Pauline Walters, The Elrod Family, (the author, typescript, 1971), LDS microfiche 6017096, p. 20 (hereafter cited as Walters, Elrod Family).
2. James A. Jurney, 16024 N.E. 26 St., Bellvue, WA 98008, LDS Entry Sheets, citing Moravian Church records at Winston Salem, NC, IGI Batch 7110424, 1971, p. 16 (hereafter cited as Jurney, 7110424, LDS Entry Sheets).
3. Adelaide L. Fries, Records of the Moravians in North Carolina, Volume VII 1809 - 1822 (1947, reprinted Raleigh NC: State Department of Archives and History, 1970), p. 3420: Bethabara Diary 1819 (hereafter cited as Fries, Vol. 7, Moravian Records 1809 - 1822).
4. Ibid., p. 3487: Bethania Diary 1821, March 22, "At house of widow Johanna Hege, Br. Pfahl married her to Hermann Buttner of Bethabara".
5. Jurney, 7110424, LDS Entry Sheets, p. 9.
6. Faye Jarvis Moran, comp., Butner Family (, (hereafter cited as Moran, Butner Family).
7. Jurney, 7110424, LDS Entry Sheets, p. 8.
8. Moran, Butner Family.
9. Jurney, 7110424, LDS Entry Sheets, p. 8.
10. Ibid., p. 8.
11. IGI Batch M516018-2805.
12. Faye Jarvis Moran., Hauser Family (, (hereafter cited as Moran, Hauser Family).
13. Jurney, 7110424, LDS Entry Sheets, p. 7.
14. Moran, Butner Family.
15. Jurney, 7110424, LDS Entry Sheets, p. 7.
16. Ibid., p. 6.
17. Ibid., p. 7.
18. Doug Butner ( email to Ralph D. Clark, 13 Oct 1999, Butner family. Cites Butner family Bible in his possession. (hereafter cited as Butner, 10/13/99, Butner family).
19. David B. Butner, 1860 US Census, Forsyth Co. NC (Old Town District, Old Town P.O.), P.678/337B L.3 H.848 F.800, NA Film Series M-653, Roll 897, National Archives, Washington, DC: David B. Butner 48 Mechanic PE$150; Mary A 46; Elizabeth S 22, Adeline 20, James H 17, William H 15, Charles F 12, Mary E 9, Coleman B 6 (hereafter cited as 1860 census, P.678/337B L.3, Forsyth Co. NC).
20. Moran, Butner Family.
21. Ibid.
22. Gladys Cox ( email to Ralph D. Clark, 3 Apr 1998, Butner genealogy. Coleman Butner married Amanda Hull 1874 Boone Co. IN. (hereafter cited as Cox, 4/3/98, Butner genealogy).
23. William Butner, 1880 US Census, Boone Co. IN (Eagle Twp), ED.128 P.14 L.34 H.141 F.149, NA Film Series T-9, Roll 267, National Archives, Washington, DC: Butner William 34 b.NC f,m.b.NC Farmer; Nancy J wife 34 b.IN f,m.b.KY Keeping house; Lorenzo son 8, Belle dau 5, Ida dau 4, all ch. b.IN fb.NC mb.IN "At home" (hereafter cited as 1880 census, ED.128 P.14 L.34, Boone Co. IN).
24. Butner, 10/13/99, Butner family.
25. Ibid.
26. Ibid.
27. Ibid.
28. Charles Butner, 1880 US Census, Boone Co. IN (Worth Twp), ED.121 P.18 L.23 H.172 F.171, NA Film Series T-9, Roll 267, National Archives, Washington, DC: Charles Butner 31 b.NC f,m.b.NC Farmer; Amanda wife 27 b.TN f,m.b.TN Keeps house; Cora dau 6, Rosco son 4, Mary dau 1, all ch. b.IN fb.NC mb.TN (hereafter cited as 1880 census, ED.121 P.18 L.23, Boone Co. IN).
29. Butner, 10/13/99, Butner family.
30. Ibid.



(Butner), Nancy J. (marriage to William H. L. Butner) (i6502), b.1846-


Butner, Adaline L. (i4290), b.1841-
Butner, Belle (i6504), b.1875-
Butner, Charles F. (i4293), b.1848-d.1903
Butner, Coleman L. (i6507), b.1854-
Butner, Cora (i6499), b.1874-
Butner, David Benjamin (i284), b.1812-
Butner, Elisabeth (i288), b.1798-
Butner, Elizabeth L. (i4289), b.1838-
Butner, Herman (i282), b.1771-d.1845
Butner, Ida (i6505), b.1876-
Butner, James H. (i4291), b.1843-
Butner, Johann Michael (i286), b.1805-d.1805
Butner, Joseph (i290), b.1795-d.1795
Butner, Lewis Herrman (i285), b.1806-
Butner, Lorenzo (i6503), b.1872-
Butner, Maria (i289), b.1796-d.1803
Butner, Maria Louisa (i280), b.1818-
Butner, Mary (i6501), b.1879-
Butner, Mary E. (i6506), b.1851-
Butner, Roscoe M. (i6500), b.1876-d.1943
Butner, Sarah (i287), b.1800-
Butner, Susanna Rebecca (i281), b.1808-
Butner, William H. L. (i4292), b.1846-


Dietz, Johanna (marriage to Herman Butner) (i4202), b.1772-d.1835


Flynt, David F. (marriage to Elizabeth L. Butner) (i4349)


Hauser, Anthony (marriage to Sarah Butner) (i4377), b.1797-d.1852


Hull, Amanda (marriage to Coleman L. Butner) (i6508)


Nease, Amanda J. (marriage to Charles F. Butner) (i6498), b.1852-d.1934


Snipes, M. P. (marriage to Adaline L. Butner) (i4350)


Walk, Elisabeth (marriage to Herman Butner) (i283), b.1772-d.1819


Ziglar, Mary A. (marriage to David Benjamin Butner) (i291), b.1814-

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