I looked in my files and I have this info on Simon. I have NOT verified it. If I find anymore in my notes I will post it. I don't know that he has a connection to any of my lines, but it is family tradition that two of my ancestors were Indian. Hense, I collect the info on known Indian Families in the Pulaski Co., KY area. I did't keep the info on the later generations.
Simon Butler Indian
Â· Name: Simon Butler 1
Â· Birth: Indian Territory KY Or TN1
Â· Death: Pulaski Co., KY 1
Â· Burial: Garner Farm Pulaski Co., KY 1
Is noted as being a Cherokee Indian. Some family members say Indian name is "Running from Bear".
Burial; Somerset, Pulaski co., KY
Marriage 1 Mary Polly Frazier b: KY
Death: 17 DEC 1875 Adair Co., KY (60 y/o) 1
Burial; Smith Family Cem., Milltown, KY
Father: Micajah Frazier
Mother: Sally ??? SALLIE
1. Sarah Elizabeth Butler b: Wayne Or Pulaski Co., KY
Death: 1 MAY 1916 in Adair Co., KY 1 Burial: Smith Family Cem. Adair Co., KY Burial; Smith Family Cem., Milltown, KY
Sarah had been widowed from Elijah Smith since 1898. She met and married a Samuel Miller in Casey Co., KY. Don't know for sure if she ever divorced this person. When she died in 1916, she had already returned to Adair Co., and the Doctor who signed her death certificate, didn't know her as being a Mrs. Miller, only knew her for years as â€œMrs. Smithâ€. Thus, her death certificate is in her Smith name not Miller.
Facts about this person:
Census(Adair co.) 1900
Says: Mother of 15 Children, 11 living.
Date of Import: Dec 27, 2001
Date of Import: Dec 27, 2001 Marriage 1 Elijah Smith b: KY Or TN Death: 1898 in Adair Co., KY 1 Burial: Smith Family Cem. Adair Co., KY Facts about this person:
Civil War-Union-Reg. 13, Co.D, Calv.-Enlist date: August 9, 1863 at Columbia, KY. Mustered out of Camp Nelson, KY, Jan.10, 1865.
Source: Smith.fbk.FBK2.GED Medium: Other Date of Import: Dec 27, 2001
Father: James Smith
Married: 10 MAR 1856 in supposedly in Jeffersonville, Indiana
1. Mary Jane "Mollie" SMITH b: 3 APR 1857 possibly Boyle Co., KY Death: 8 AUG 1949 in Adair Co., KY Burial: Smith Family Cem., Milltown, KY Marriage 1 David R. GARLAND b: WFT Est. 1831-1857
Married: 11 MAR 1876 Marriage 3 George Washington POFF b: 3 JAN 1859 KY Married: 1881/85 ?TN
2. Margaret Elizabeth "Teen" SMITH b: 5 APR 1859 Boyle or Washington Co., KY Death: 17 MAR 1908 TX
Mar; 1 James Parker CARTER b: Mar; 2 William T. JONES b: Est. 1858 -- Mar: 18 SEP 1872 Mar; 3 Miles DOVE b: -- Mar: 1876
3. William Newton "Bill Newt" SMITH b: 7 DEC 1862 Adair Co., KY
Death: 26 OCT 1943 Burial: Smith Family Cem., Milltown, KY Marriage 1 Mary Ann "Molie" MCALLISTER b: 15 MAR 1867 D: 27 MAR 1902 Burial: Smith Family Cem., Milltown, KY
Facts about this person:
Census(Adair county) 1900
Says: Mother of 9 Children, 5 living
Father: Alfred Alexander MCALLISTER b: WFT Est. 1816-1845
Mother: Elizabeth Ann FLOYD b:
1. Newton Leslie "Newt" SMITH b: 17 OCT 1883 Adair Co., KY
D: 16 MAY 1962 Adair Co., KY B; May 18, 1962 Columbia City Cem. Adair Co., KY
NOTE: Served time in KY prison for shooting to death his wife, Maggie Smith, in 1930. Caused a near riot in the town of Columbia, KY, at the courthouse when the verdict was a prison term and not a death penalty. Paroled in ? year and daughter, Etta Cook, took him in and took care of him until his death. M: 25 JUL 1906 Magnolia "Maggie" FINN b: 17 SEP 1888 Adair Co., KY D: 30 OCT 1930 Adair Co., KY ** Was shot and killed by her husband, Newton Leslie, in 1930 in their home in Milltown. She was only 42 years old. "Newt" had been drinking all day and was drunk. Claimed it was an accident. Newspaper reported that Maggie was suffering from a shot gun injury to her arm that had only occurred 1 mo. before by Newt. He told that she would never be around to testify to this shooting against him.
4. Vesta Ann SMITH b: 10 FEB 1865 Adair Co., KY D: 30 JAN 1917 Adair Co., KY
Marriage 1 Ambrose M. SPRADLING b: 10 APR 1860 M: 25 DEC 1877 Adair co., KY Ambrose was Elijah Smith's nephew. His mother, Rachel, was Elijah's sister who died in 1877 and Elijah was appointed guardian for Ambrose.
5. John Elijah "Lige" SMITH b: 20 MAY 1869 Adair Co., KY
Marriage 1 Ada Prindle(or PRINNELL) Married: 17 JUN 1904
6. Sarah Belle "Belle" SMITH b: 14 MAR 1874 Adair Co., KY Burial; Evergreen Cem., Louisville, KY
M; 1 Benjamin Elisha LANE b: JUN 1866 in KY
M: 11 OCT 1894 Adair Co., KY *(married 52 years) 1
7. Susan Louvenia SMITH b: 6 MAR 1875 Adair Co., KY D: 4 MAR 1920
M; 1 John Washington WILSON b: 26 JUL 1874 Russell Co., Ky
8. Angeline SMITH b: ABT. 1877 Adair Co., KY
9. George Tile SMITH b: 10 FEB 1878 Adair Co., KY D: 30 JAN 1962
M; 1 ??? LUCY M; 2 Elizy DOVE B: PC KY M: 20 DEC 1905
10. Rosa Lee SMITH b: 29 MAR 1879/81 Adair Co., KY
Marriage 1 Joseph Henry Burris Married: 1897 Adair Co., KY
11. James W. SMITH b: 29 AUG 1880 Adair Co., KY
12. Robert Leslie SMITH b: 9 JAN 1884 Adair Co., KY
13. Addie Smith (ADOPTED) b: Est. 1885
14. Unnamed SMITH b:-?
15. Unknown SMITH b:-?
Marriage 2 Samuel MILLER b: WFT Est. 1857-1889
Â· Married: 3 DEC 1909 Casey Co., KY1
Text: Date of Import: Mar 18, 2004
Name: Simon Butler
Age in 1860: 84
Home in 1860: Whitley, Whitley, Kentucky
Head of Household: Simon Butler
Post Office: Marsh Creek
Value of real estate: View image
1840 United States Federal Census Record Simon Butler
Name: Simon Butler
Township: Not Stated