Biography of Porter P. Butts
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Butts, Porter P., was born in Pompey, Onondaga county, February 25, 1838, a son of Lyman Butts, whose father was Jabez, of Scotch and English ancestry. Lyman came to Wayne county in 1838, residing in Savannah several years, then removing to Cortland county, where he lived till 1856, when he bought a farm in the town of Sodus near Joy and spent the rest of his life. He was a prominent man in the town, a strong anti slavery advocate, and active in political affairs. He married Sarah, daughter of Pliny Porter of Onondaga county, and their children were: Susan, who married Gen. A. J. Warner, and settled in Marietta, O.; Helen M., who married Selden Granger, and settled in Cleveland, O.; Henry H., who enlisted in the army and died in the service; George O.; who settled in Marietta, O.; Frank L., who settled on the homestead; and Porter P. (See Clark's history of Wayne county.) In 1862 he settled in Sodus, where he bought a farm south of the village, and has since resided. He is a member of Sodus Grange, and of the Presbyterian Church. Mr. Butts married Anna, daughter of Jacob Andrews of Sodus, and their children are Watson A., who settled at Fulton; Henry P. and Raymond K.

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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