Captain Henry Butler

M, b. 1781, d. 9 February 1864
Father*Henry Butler1 b. Jun 1753, d. 22 Oct 1786
Mother*Elizabeth (?)1 b. 16 Oct 1762, d. 11 Jun 1849
     Captain Henry Butler "Harry Butler was a sea captain who made most of his cruises in Southern waters" -- leng and davis book

New York Daily Times, Feb 11, 1864

BUTLER; On Tuesday, February 9, Capt. Henry Butler, in the 83d year of his age. The relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend his funeral on Friday at 12 1/2 o'clock at the Woodrow Church, Staten Island. Carriages will be in waiting on the arrival of the cars that connect with the 9 o'clock boat from New York.
He and Frances S Swaim were Married By. Captain Henry Butler was born in 1781 at Staten Island, NY.1 He was the son of Henry Butler and Elizabeth (?).1 Captain Henry Butler married Magdalena Ellis, daughter of Garret Ellis and Mary Tappen, on 9 October 1808 at Dutch Reform Church, SI, NY. Captain Henry Butler married Frances S Swaim, daughter of Benjamin Swain and Martha Marshall, on 15 October 1817 at Dutch Reform Church, SI, NY. Captain Henry Butler lived in 1850 at With Warren Kelsey. He was (an unknown value) in 1850 at Farmer. He died on 9 February 1864 at Staten Island, NY. He was buried on 12 February 1864 at Woodrow Methodist, Staten Island, Richmond, NY.

Family 1

Magdalena Ellis b. 24 Dec 1791, d. 3 Aug 1814

Family 2

Frances S Swaim b. 1795, d. 1 Nov 1875


  1. [S34] Unknown author, New York Daily Times, Feb 11, 1864.