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Deacon Richard Butler, Cambridge, 1632; freeman, Mass., May 14, 1634; removed to Hartford, an original proprietor, in 1639-40, when 16 acres were allotted to him. His house-lot was on the corner where the road from George Steele's to the South Meadow intersected the road from the Mill to the Country. He was a juror, 1643-4-7-8; townsman, 1649, 1654, 1658; one of the committee for the mill, 1661 ; grand juror, 1660, 1662; deputy, 1656-1660; one of the deacons of the let Church; d. Aug. 6, 1684; inv. £564. 15. His 1st wife's name is unknown, but his 2d was Elizabeth. Hinman says that he m. Elizabeth Bigelow before he came to Hartford. Mrs. Elizabeth Butler d. Sept. 11, 1691.-Ch.: i. Sergeant Thomas, freeman, Feb. 26, 1656-7; chimney-viewer, 1667, 1668; townsman, 1682, 1683; m. Sarah, dau. of Rev. Samuel Stone; d. Aug. 29, 1688, leaving 4 sons and 8 daurs. ii. Deacon Samuel; freeman, Oct. 12, 1665; m. Elizabeth Olmsted (1) ; settled in Wethersfield ; d. Dec. 31, 1692. iii. Nathaniel, b. prob. ab. 1641 ; freeman, May, 1668; d. in Wethersfield, Feb. 9, 1697, aged 56. iv. Joseph, b. ab. 1647; freeman, May, 1668; m. 1667, Mary, den. of William Goodrich, of Wethersfield; d. in Wethersfield, Dec. 10, 1732, in the 85th year of his age. v. Sergeant Daniel; received his father's home-lot in Hartford; m. Mabel, dau. Of Nicholas Olmsted, of Hartford ; townsman, 1685 ; d. March 28, 1692. Inv. £391. 1. vi. Mary, m. Sept. 29, 1659, Samuel Wright, of Wethersfield. vii. Elizabeth, m. Deacon Joseph Olmsted, of Hartford. viii. Hannah, m. - Greens.

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