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My wife's ancestors - Butler - Contents

Thomas Butler, of Belville House

Thomas Butler,
born 1810 [burial record] or 1813 [death cert],
of Belville House, Co.Kerry.
See entry in tree by Kevin Bunting.
See entry in tree of Vincent Butler.
He mar Ellen ---- [born 1814].
This may be the marriage on 30 May 1840 at St.George's CoI church, Dublin of Thomas Butler, of "Drummon", Co.Kerry, and Ellen Burchell of Dublin. See image.
"Drummon" is unidentified. Perhaps this should be Dromod (Waterville area). There is also a Dromin in Killorglin par.
Children were Protestant. Their daughter Arabella married in Church of Ireland.

Note that until 1849, Whitwell Butler the younger was living at Belville. He died 1849.
At some point after 1849, Thomas came to live at Belville House, Portmagee, Co.Kerry.
When his daughter Arabella married in 1872, her address is Portmagee (probably Belville). Thomas is "farmer".

Ellen Butler died 11 June 1888 at Belville House, age 74 yrs.
Thomas died at Belville House, 13 Aug 1888 [death cert] or 12 Aug [admin].
See death cert from here.
He was buried on 15 Aug 1888 [Dromod CoI par records, Co.Kerry].
See admin 6 Nov 1888. From here.
Thomas and Ellen had issue:

  1. Mary Ann Butler, born 1849,
    mar John James Glover,
    had issue:

    1. Bellinda Glover, born 1882,
      mar Harold Hampton Bowen,
      had issue:

      1. Dorothy Mary Bowen,
        mar James Ironside and had issue:

        1. Ross Ironside.
          DNA match with (main Butler/Yielding family): Jennifer Butler.

  2. James Butler,
    born 1854 (by age in 1901 census).
    He was born Protestant. But after his marriage the family became Catholic.
    Lived Belville House.

  3. Arabella Butler,
    born 1856.
    She was age 16, living Portmagee (probably Belville) at mar.
    She mar 1872, Church of Ireland, to John Huggard.
    See mar cert. From here and here.

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