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Lovic Pierce BUTLER was born 6 June 1811 in Georgia. He married Eliza Cunningham BULLARD on 24 July 1838 in Coosa County, AL. Eliza, the daughter of John O. BULLARD and Judith SNEED, was born 17 March 1814 in TN.

Children of this marriage:

  1. Caldwell BUTLER, born 10 May 1839, Coosa Co., AL; died 23 October 1839 Coosa Co., AL
  2. Sarah Ann BUTLER, born 29 January 1842, Coosa Co., AL; died 2 October 1893; married 5 August 1858, AL, Wash G. CAIN
  3. Edwin BUTLER, born 23 April 1844, Coosa Co., AL; died 22 December 1852, Coosa Co., AL
  4. Mary Jane BUTLER, born12 January 1846, Coosa Co., AL; died 30 October 1847, Coosa Co., AL
  5. Marth Elizabeth BUTLER, born12 September 1847, Coosa Co., AL ; died 20 May 1923; married 7 November 1865, Benson Wiley ROBERTS
  6. Henry Bullard BUTLER, born 29 August 1849, Coosa Co., AL; died 11 March 1885; married Agnes Smith LANGLEY
  7. Dr.Samuel Lovick BUTLER, born 13 April 1851, Coosa Co., AL; died 18 July 1898, Smith Co, Texas; buried City Cemetery, Troup, Smith Co, Texas; married10 December 1874, Lucy Lorene LEE
  8. William Osbourne BUTLER, born 26 April 1853, Coosa Co., AL; died 4 January 1916, Mangum, OK; buried City Cemetery, Troup, Smith Co, Texas; married 20 March 1879, Martha B. GRAY, died ca July/Aug 1930, Troupe, Texas

Lovick and Eliza Butler moved from Wetmpha, Coosa Co. AL to Smith Co. Texas 1861.

They raised Josiah and Ann Mosely Bullard's children:

  1. Caroline, 27 October 1840, Montgomery Co. AL; died 7 July 1902, Tyler, Smith Co, Texas; married Robert (Bob) Mabury CAIN. He was born 29 March 1830 and died 22 June 1888.
  2. John Henry, born 26 August 1846, Montgomery AL; died 2 August 1907, Hirem, Texas; married 1st, 30 June 1868, Tyler, Smith Co, Texas, Emma Fryin, 2nd, 25 January 1900, Lula Laird

Lovick died 18 July 1866 in Smith Co, Texas and is buried on his own plantation near Tyler, Texas.

Eliza died 8 June 1884 in Smith County and is buried in the Oakwood Cemetery, Tyler, Smith Co, Texas.


Dr. Samuel Lovick BUTLER, the son of Lovic Pierce BUTLER and Eliza Cunningham BULLARD, was born 13 April 1851 in Wetumpka, Coosa County, Alabama. He was married ato Lucy LEE, the daughter of Thad LEE and Mary A. HILL.

Children of this marriage:

  1. Lovick Pierce BUTLER, born 27 Oct 1875; died 18 Nov 1896
  2. Thaddeus Lee BUTLER, born 4 May 1877; died 10 Jul 1941; buried Bradford Cemetery, Bullard, Smith Co, Texas; married Mattie HENRY, daughter of Sam M. HENRY and Parolee Lucinda
  3. Lila BUTLER, born 1879
  4. Helen D. BUTLER, born September 1882; married William Henry WHITLEY, 3 September 1905
  5. Frank H. BUTLER, born January 1885
  6. Samuel BUTLER, June 1890
  7. Sarah BUTLER, born February 1894

Dr. Butler died 18 July 1898. Lucy Lee died 20 November 1932. Both are buried in the Troup City Cemetery, Troup, Smith Co, Texas



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