Ziba and Tabitha Brooks Hardee’s daughter
Martha Ellen Hardee Butler
On June 26, 1853 she married Russell Benjamin Butler in Coosa Co., Alabama.
Russell had been married before and his first wife died in 1852, they had five children.
In 1860 Russell and Martha Ellen are living in Coosa County, Alabama with four of Russel's children from his first marriage and four of their children together.
In 1870 Russell and Martha Ellen live in Weogufka, Coosa County, Alabama and have ten children together.
In 1880 they live in Fayetteville, Talladega County, Alabama and nine children live in the household.
In 1900 they live in Holy Pond, Cullman County, Alabama. Russell is listed as 77 years old and Martha Ellen is 66 years old. Their 12 year old granddaughter, Magdelena Martin lives with them. Martha Ellen lists that she had 14 children and 10 are living. Their son William and his family live next door.
Russell Butler died June 2, 1901 in Cullman Co., Alabama. Martha Ellen died Oct. 24, 1914 in Alabama.
William Livingston "Billy" Butler b. April 4, 1854
Susan A. Butler b. Aug 1855
Levi Russell Butler b. Mar 12, 1858 in AL d. Nov. 2, 1941 in AL
Henry Dudley Butler b. abt 1860 AL d. abt 1930 AL
George Washington Butler b. Jun 22, 1862 d. Jul 1, 1955 AL (May be 1863)
Nancy Butler b. about 1863 (May be 1862)
Mary "Alice" Butler b. Feb. 14, 1865 d. Aug 11, 1951 AL
Singleton Marshall "Pete" Butler b. Mar 2, 1866
Anne Elizabeth Butler b. Dec 28, 1868
Samuel Rice Butler b. Jan 5 1873 d. Oct. 19, 1961 AL
Newton Butler b. abt 1875
Isiah Holmes Butler b. Mar 29, 1875
Thomas Monroe Butler b. abt 1877 d. May 1960 AL