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Phil Knight

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Phil Knight

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    Richard Butler

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    • 9th Great-grandfather of Phil Knight — 12th Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 2868 
    • Father:
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    • Birth Date:
    • ABT 1610 
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    • Death Date:
    • 6 Aug 1684 
    • Death Location:
    • Hartford, Hartford Co., Connecticut 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • BEF 1641 
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    • Children:

    • Samuel Butler (Ahnentafel No:1434 )

      Nathaniel Butler

      Joseph Butler

      Daniel Butler

      Elizabeth Butler

      Hannah Butler

  • Additional marriages for Richard Butler


    • Spouse:
    • Unknown
    • Marriage Date:
    • ABT 1636

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  • Sources for Richard Butler

    • 1 American Ancestry: Giving the Name and Descent in the Male Line of Americans Whose Ancestor s Settled in the U.S., Vol. 12, (Albany, NY: Joel Munsell's Sons, Publishers (1899)), 11.
    • 5 Barbour, Lucius Barnes, Families of Early Hartford, Connecticut, Baltimore, Maryland: Reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Publishing Co. (2001), 134.
    • 6 Cutter, William Richard, ed., New England Families: Genealogical and Memorial, Volume 2, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company (1913), 613, [Death].
    • 7 Jacobus, Donald Lines, ed., The Ancestry of Lorenzo Ackley and his Wife Emma Arabella Bosworth, Woodstock, Vermont: N. Grier Parke, II (1960), 141-142.
    • 8 Olmsted, Henry King and Rev. George K. Ward, Genealogy of the Olmsted Family in America: Embracing the Descendants of James and Richard Ol msted and . . ., New York: A.T. De La Mare Printing and Publishing Company, Ltd. (1912), 17.
    • 9 Wright, William Henry and Gertrude Wright Ketcham, History of the Wright Family Who Are Descendants of Samuel Wright (1722-1789) of Lenox, Mass . . . ., Denver: The Williamson-Haffner Co. (1913), 44.

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