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Thomas Butner Jr. and Descendants

Ralph Dean Clark
P.O. Box 641188
Los Angeles, CA 90064-1188
Ultimate Family Tree, ver 3.10 Patch
MARCUM Project Version 1031
March 11, 2002

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First Generation

1. Thomas1 Butner, son of Thomas Butner and Sarah Elrod, (#316) was born in Rowan Co, NC November 6, 1773. See his father's family for more information. Thomas died 5 Feb 1833 in Bethabara, Stokes Co, NC, at 59 years of age.(1)

He married Johanna Elisabeth Stoehr November 14, 1799. (Johanna Elisabeth Stoehr is #317.)

In an unknown person's will written 7 June 1831 in Stokes Co, NC, Thomas was named as an unknown person brother. Thomas's estate was probated March 1833 in Stokes Co, NC. "Stokes Co. NC Wills Vols. I-IV 1790-1864" by Mrs. W.O.Absher p.93 abstracts 7 Jun 1831 will, prob. March term 1833. My 15 1/2 acres; house and lot where I now live in Bethabara to be sold and div. among my 5 ch: Thomas, Anna Rachael (wife of Michael Reich), Elizabeth Johanna, Christian Harmon and Maria. Exec: son Thomas Butner (Jr.) and Joseph Butner. Wit: John C. Butner and Samuel G. Fogle. Signed: Thomas (X) Butner.

Thomas Butner and Johanna Elisabeth Stoehr had the following children:

Second Generation

4. Thomas2 Butner (Thomas1) (#1548) was born in Salem, Stokes Co, NC February 21, 1804.

He married Maria Elisabeth Fockel. (Maria Elisabeth Fockel is #4338.) Maria was born in 1808.(6)

Thomas Butner and Maria Elisabeth Fockel had the following children:

6. Christian Herman2 Butner (Thomas1) (#318) was born in Salem, Stokes Co, NC August 25, 1809.(26)

He married Mary Eliza Leinbach February 6, 1829 in Bethabara, Stokes Co, NC.(27) (Mary Eliza Leinbach is #319.) Mary was born circa 1810.

24 Sep 1850 in the Census of 1850, Christian was listed as a head of household in Forsyth Co, NC.(28)

Faye Jarvis Moran says, "Members of this family moved to Plate Co. MO."

Christian Herman Butner and Mary Eliza Leinbach had the following children:

Notes and References

1. Adelaide L. Fries and Douglas LeTell Rights, ed., Records of the Moravians in North Carolina, Volume VIII 1823 - 1837 (Raleigh NC: State Department of Archives and History, 1954), p. 4095: Bethabara Diary 1833 (hereafter cited as Fries, Vol. 8, Moravian Records 1823 - 1837).
2. Lena Boman Jones, Some Descendant of Shore Romiger Butner Boman Jones, (Chanute KS, 1985), Bartholomew County Public Library, Columbus, IN, 929.2 Shore, (hereafter cited as L.B.Jones, Desc of Shore).
3. IGI batch M516036-0975
4. IGI batch M516036-0975
5. IGI Batch 7106420-25.
6. Faye Jarvis Moran, comp., Butner Family (, (hereafter cited as Moran, Butner Family).
7. Ibid.
8. Ibid.
9. Ibid.
10. Ibid.
11. Ibid.
12. Joseph Krouse, 1850 US Census, Forsyth Co. NC, P.266B L.39, Joseph Krouse 58 Wheel Wright RE$300; Anna 56; Elias Butner 20 Prentice, Joel 16 [ditto Prentice]; [P.267A L.1] Lucinda Krause 14; all b.NC (hereafter cited as 1850 census, P.266B L.39, Forsyth Co. NC).
13. Moran, Butner Family.
14. Ibid.
15. Ibid.
16. Ibid.
17. Ibid.
18. Richard Butner ( email from "Wilma" forwarded to Ralph D. Clark, 11 Mar 2002, BUTNER's. (hereafter cited as Wilma (R. Butner), 3/11/02, BUTNER's).
19. Ibid.
20. 1850 census, P.266B L.39, Forsyth Co. NC.
21. Jas. Smith, 1860 US Census, Cass Co. MO, P.906 L.2, Jas Smith 59 b.VA Farmer RE$4000 PE$2900 col. 11; Dicy 26f b.NC Daughter, Robert 20 Farmer, Elijah 17, Lean 15f, James 13, Sarah, last 5 ch. b.MO, all 6 ch. col. 12; Joel Butner 26 b.NC Carpenter (hereafter cited as 1860 census, P.906 L.2, Cass Co. MO).
22. 1880 census soundex
23. 1910 census soundex
24. Moran, Butner Family.
25. Ibid.
26. IGI Batch 7106420-25.
27. 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. 17. (hereafter cited as Jurney, 7110424, LDS Entry Sheets).
28. Christian Butner, 1850 US Census, Forsyth Co. NC, P.260B L.21, Christian Butner 40m Shoemaker RE$250; Mary 41; Sarah A E 15, Tracy R 13, Samuel 11, Harriet 9, Thomas 8, Allen 5, Trougott 1; all Butners b.NC; Joseph Leinbach 25 b.TN Wheelwright RE$300 (hereafter cited as 1850 census, P.260B L.21, Forsyth Co. NC).
29. IGI Batch 7106420-23.
30. IGI Batch M516006-2454.
31. Albert A. Butner, 1850 US Census, Forsyth Co. NC, P.260A L.20, Albert A Butner 20 b.NC Laborer RE$25; Nancy 19 b.NC (hereafter cited as 1850 census, P.260A L.20, Forsyth Co. NC).
32. IGI Batch 7106420-24: Butner, Sam. Jos. son of Chr. Butner
33. Moran, Butner Family.
34. IGI Batch 7814201-50.
35. Moran, Butner Family.



Butner, Albert Augustus (i320), b.1829-
Butner, Allen Alexander (i324), b.1845-
Butner, Anna Rachel (i1551), b.1800-
Butner, Antoinette Lucinda (i4339), b.1828-
Butner, Christian Herman (i318), b.1809-
Butner, Elias Josiah (i4341), b.1830-d.1862
Butner, Harriet Eliza (i323), b.1840-
Butner, Isaac (i4344), b.1832-d.1833
Butner, Jacob Edwin (i4343), b.1831-d.1836
Butner, Joel Samuel (i4345), b.1834-d.1924
Butner, Johann Heinrich (i1552), b.1802-d.1802
Butner, Johanna Elisabeth (i1549), b.1806-
Butner, Maria (i1553), b.1813-
Butner, Nancy Elisabeth (i4347), b.1837-d.1837
Butner, Samuel Joseph (i4211), b.1838-
Butner, Sarah Ann E. (i4210), b.1834-
Butner, Theresia Rebecca (i321), b.1836-
Butner, Thomas (i316), b.1773-d.1833
Butner, Thomas (i1548), b.1804-
Butner, Thomas Henry (i4212), b.1842-d.1922
Butner, Traugott (i4213), b.1849-d.1937
Butner, William Levin (i322), b.1832-


Flynt, William (marriage to Antoinette Lucinda Butner) (i4340)


Fockel, Maria Elisabeth (marriage to Thomas Butner) (i4338), b.1808-


Kennaday, Nancy (marriage to Albert Augustus Butner) (i4348), b.1831-


Leinbach, Mary Eliza (marriage to Christian Herman Butner) (i319), b.1810-


Reich, Johann Michael (marriage to Anna Rachel Butner) (i1550), b.1802-d.1846


Stoehr, Johanna Elisabeth (marriage to Thomas Butner) (i317)


Stolz, Susanna Adelaide (marriage to Elias Josiah Butner) (i4342)

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