Saturday, June 20, 2020

Ziba Hardee and daughter Martha Ellen Hardee Butler

Ziba and Tabitha Brooks Hardee’s daughter

 Martha Ellen Hardee Butler

Ziba and Tabitha Hardee's third child is Martha Ellen Hardee. She was born June 1833 in Alabama if you go by what is written on the 1900 census or April 15, 1825 if you go by her tombstone. I believe the tombstone is incorrect as the 1850 census lists her age at 16 making her birth date about 1834.

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.
 I have information on 13 of their children:
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

The Census shown is from 1870.

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