BUTLER:

James Butler b. 1798 Halifax, NS s/o Walter Butler, d. 1861, married Mary Smith d/o a Loyalist, b. -, d. 1841. He came from NS to NB in 1819 and settled at Grand Lake, Queens County.

children:
1) Walter Scott Butler born 2 Jul 1823 at Grand Lake, died 3 May 1913, married 1854 Janet Anne Sowers d/o Hanford Sowers
2) James W. Butler m. Rachel Robinson
3) Micah D. Butler m. Mary Bailey
4) Eleanor Butler m. Archibald Reece
5) Mary Butler married William Reece
6) Matilda Butler married as his second wife Archibald Reece
7) Elizabeth Butler m. Charles E. Flower. 

PANB:MC1156 Graves Papers: Walter Scott Butler, 1 page: James’ father Walter Butler came from Waterford, Ireland to NS in 1790. see PANB:MC80/364 E. Stone Wiggins, History of Queens County, 1876, page 16.


Michael Butler emigrated from Tipperary, Ireland in 1835 to NB and eventually acquired land at Malden, Botsford Parish, Westmorland County. He married Sarah Fillmore.

sons were:
1) Thomas Butler m. Catherine Sweeney. They settled on the homestead and had six children
2) Michael Butler: went to California 

daughters mentioned were:
1) Sarah Butler
2) Mary Butler
3) Catherine Butler
4) Elizabeth Butler
5) Eliza Butler.

PANB:MC80/5 W.M. Burns’ A history and story of Botsford, page 59.