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
Russell killed in battle 2-22-1864 in Okalona, Ms.
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.
- Richard Butler, born 9-15-1856
- John Butler, born 3-07-1858
- Mary Butler, born 1-27-1860
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.