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James Butler, of Belville House

List of farmers at Portmagee in [Guy's Directory, 1893, p.67].
Shows James Butler in Lateeve townland (Belville House).


James Butler, born 1854.
He was born Protestant. But after his marriage the family became Catholic.
Lived Belville House, Co.Kerry.
Father died 1888. James is listed at Belville.
Listed at Belville at mar 1894.

He mar 15 February 1894, Portmagee RC church, to Mary Shanahan.
See mar cert from here.
They are listed at Belville in 1901 census.
Listed at Belville House at son's birth 1904.
He died 1923.
She died 1949.
They had issue:

  1. James Butler,
    born 1896.

  2. Belinda Butler,
    born 1900,
    mar --- O'Connell,
    had issue:

    1. Josie O'Connell.
      DNA match with (main Butler/Yielding family): Jennifer Butler.
      She mar Mortimer Hartnett.
      They had issue:

      1. Timmy Hartnett.
        DNA match with (main Butler/Yielding family): Jennifer Butler.

  3. Eva Mabel Butler,
    born 16 December 1901, Belville House.
    See birth cert from here.
    She mar Jack Somers.
    See his entry in Somers tree by "82HEY".
    They had issue:

    1. William Somers, born 1940,
      died 2010,
      had issue:

      1. Isolde Somers.
        DNA match with (main Butler/Yielding family): Jennifer Butler.
        DNA match with (Cashel family): Niall Humphreys and Frank McGrath.

  4. William Butler,
    William Samuel Butler,
    born 25 September 1904, Belville House.
    See birth cert from here.
    He mar 1939 to Mary Jane Clarke.
    He inherited Belville.
    They had issue:

    1. Mary Butler,
      mar Alan James Bunting.

    2. Jim Butler, born 1943.
      Features in [O'Hea O'Keeffe, 2013].
      He died 2013.

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