Cocke County, Tennessee
Kesiah (Russell) Butler
Civil War Widow's Pension

Names mentioned: Kesiah Norris Butler, Russell Butler, Richard Butler, John Butler, Mary Butler, John Gregory, Isaiah Butler, Nancy Murrell.  Original records may be found online through various genealogy databases, or by requesting copies of military records in government archives.
Abstracted and submitted by Bruce Price

Kesiah Butler, widow of Russell Butler. Russell Butler enrolled 9-16-1862.
Russell killed in battle 2-22-1864 in Okalona, Ms.
Russell Butler and Kesiah Norris were married 11-16-1855.
5-07-1866 - Keziah (sic) Butler, age twenty-eight, a resident of the 9th Civil District files for petition.

5-07-1866 - John Gregory and Isaiah Butler witnessed Keziah's signature.

Certified copy of marriage record.

6-03-1868 - Nancy Murrell states that she was the chief physician at the births of all three children.

Keziah died 11-06-1914.

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