FROM A. P. BUTLER'S FAMILY BIBLE.
The following entries are taken from an old Bible which James Butler had at his death:
William Butler, son of James Butler and Mary his wife (before marriage a Miss Simpson), was born December I7th, 1759.
James Butler, son of James Butler and Mary, his wife, was Born March 2nd, 1761.
Thomas Butler, son of James Butler and Mary his wife, was born November 4th, 1763.
Nancy Butler, daughter of James Butler and Mary his wife, was born September 27th, 1765.
Elizabeth Butler, daughter of James Butler aud Mary his wife, was born 17th December, 1766.
Sampson Butler, the son of the above, was born February 18th, 1769.
NOTE-What is found on this page was written by my grandfather before or during his imprisonment in Charleston.
The names of the two sons, Stanmore and Mason Butler, are from some cause omitted.
In another place in the Bible is this: Gen William Butler was born in Loudon County, Virginia, in 1759.
William Butler married Behethland Foote Moore June 3d, 1784.
Behethland Foote Moore was born near the Maryland line in Virginia, December 28th, 1764.