Biography of David S. Butler


Butler, David S., Sardinia, p. o. 163 Breckinridge avenue, Buffalo.-The father of David S. was Sewel Butler. born in Worcester. Mass., in 1776. When a boy he came with his father to Oneida county, and followed driving carriage for Mr. Kipp of Albany; he came to Erie county in 1815 and settled on a farm about four miles west of Chaffee, and then moved to the village of Chaffee; he purchased a farm and at the time of his death he owned about six hundred acres of land; he held the office of town commissioner for several small terms; he died July 9, 1871; he was married to Julia, daughter of John Wilson of Oneida county. She was born in October, 1797, and died March 22, 1870. They had seven children: Mariah, who married Nehemiah Hopkins; Harry, married Betsey Jewett; Eli, deceased; Daniel, deceased; Lyman, deceased; Harriet, married William Nott. David S. was born September 7, 1839. He was educated in the common schools and has been in several businesses, and owns several different farms in the town of Sardinia, amounting to 1,200 acres of land, and also owns property in Buffalo. He has held the office of supervisor in the town of Sardinia. He married Annette, daughter of Bela Bowen. She was born in Illinois and came to the town of Sardinia when a young girl.

Our County and its people
A descriptive work on Erie County, New York
Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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