Allison Butts

FatherGeorge F Butts (say 1830-)
MotherEliza D Case (1832-1872)
Allison Butts, son of George F Butts and Eliza D Case, was born on 2 October 1852.1 He married first on 14 December 1876, Phebe D Mosher, daughter of Allen A Mosher.1 He married second on 16 September 1885, Arrie E Mosher, daughter of Alfred Mosher.2
[Allison] Butts was born on a farm in the town of Stanford, Dutchess County, N. Y., Oct. 2, 1852. His ancestors came from New England, being descendants of the Plymouth colony. He was educated in the public schools of his native town and at Pelham Institute, in Poughkeepsie. At the age of twenty he began teaching. In 1874 he went to Poughkeepsie and took a position in the County Clerk's office, and was soon promoted to the office of Deputy County Clerk, which he held through both Republican and Democratic administrations until 1881, when, having studied law and been admitted to the bar, he resigned and commenced the practice of law in Poughkeepsie. He has attained high rank in his profession and has successfully conducted many important cases. In municipal affairs he has served upon various city boards, and is now a member of the Board of Education of the city of Poughkeepsie. He has served in many positions of trust relating to estates and financial affairs; was treasurer of the Hudson River State Hospital for the Insane from 1890 to 1902, and in 1907 was a director of the Farmers and Manufacturers National Bank of Poughkeepsie.

—Weygant, The Sacketts of America

Child of Allison Butts and Phebe D Mosher

Children of Allison Butts and Arrie E Mosher

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "7620. Allison Butts, b. Oct. 2, 1852; m. Phebe D. Moshier."
  2. Sacketts of America.
Sackett line5th great-grandson of John Sackett of New Haven
ChartsLine 4 (American)
Last Edited1 Feb 2011

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