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Families covered: Butler of Belturbet, Butler of Lanesborough, Butler of Newton Butler

BP1934 reports that the following Sir Stephen was descended from John Butler of Waresly in Huntingdonshire (a 1376).
Sir Stephen Butler of Clonose 'of Belturbet' (d 21.04.1639, to Ireland) ## see here ##
m. Mary Brindsley (dau of Gervas Brindsley of Brindsley)
1. James Butler of Belturbet (d unm)
2. Stephen Butler of Belturbet (dsps 12.02.1662)
  m. Anne Barry (dau of James Barry, 1st Lord Santry)
3. Francis Butler of Belturbet (d 15.08.1702)
  m. Judith Jones (dau of Sir Theophilus Jones of Osbertstown)
A. Theophilus Butler, 1st Lord of Newton Butler (dsps 11.03.1723)
  m. (c03.1701) Emily Stopford (d 13.06.1722, dau of James Stopford of New Hall)
  B. Brinsley Butler, 2nd Lord, 1st Viscount Lanesborough (d 06.03.1735)
  m. (c1700) Catherine Pooley (d 13.12.1759, dau of Neville Pooley of Dublin)
  i. Humphrey Butler, 1st Earl of Lanesborough (b c1700, d 11.04.1768)
  m. (05.1726) Mary Berry (d 19.12.1761, dau of Richard Berry of Wardenstown)
  a. Brinsley Butler, 2nd Earl of Lanesborough (b 04.03.1728, d 24.01.1779)
  m. (22.06.1754) Jane Rochfort (d 02.1828, dau of Robert Rochfort, 1st Earl of Belvidere)
(1) Robert Herbert Butler, 3rd Earl of Lanesborough (b 01.08.1759, d 17.04.1806)
  m. Elizabeth La Touche (d 22.09.1788, dau of David La Touche)
  (A) Brinsley Butler, 4th Earl of Lanesborough (b 22.10.1783, d unm 13.06.1847)
  (B) David Butler (dsp)
  (2) Augustus Richard Butler, later Butler-Danvers (b 10.07.1776, d 26.04.1820)
  m1. (08.03.1792) Mary Danvers (d 10.05.1802, dau of Sir John Danvers, Bart)
  (A) George John Danvers Butler, 5th Earl of Lanesborough (b 06.12.1794, dsp 07.07.1866)
  m1. (29.08.1815) Frances Arabella Fremantle (d 05.10.1850, dau of Col. Stephen Francis William Fremantle)
  m2. (24.11.1851) Frederica Emma Bishop (d 03.10.1870, dau of Charles Bishop)
  (B) George Augustus Butler (b 05.08.1798, d young)
m2. (24.05.1802) Eliza Bizarre Sturt (d 18.04.1811, dau of Humphrey Sturt of Critchill House)
  (C) Charles Augustus Butler (b 25.09.1809, d 08.08.1849, 6th son) had issue
  m. (21.07.1838) Letitia Rudyerd Ross Freese (b c1821, d 05.05.1884, dau of Col. John W. Freese)
  (D) Henry Cavendish Butler of Innisrath, Sheriff of Cavan then Fermanagh (b 18.04.1811, d 05.01.1891) had issue
  m1. (30.06.1842) Cecilia Agnes Taylor (dsp 1882, dau of Sir John Taylor of Castle Taylor)
  m2. (05.12.1883) Sarah Armstrong (dau of Thomas Armstrong of Eden Hall, widow of Sir William Emmerson Tennent, Bart)
  (E) Elizabeth Sophia Butler (d 12.03.1877)
  m. (1828) Henry Dumaresque (d 05.03.1838, Lt. Colonel)
  (F) Emily Jane Butler (d 28.03.1895)
  m. (06.09.1836) George Somerville Digby (d 16.11.1864, captain)
  (G)+ other issue - William Augustus (b 07.07.1803, d unm 09.12.1838), Augustus Richard (b 20.10.1807, d young), Charles Augustus Ashley (b 13.10.1808, d young)
  (3) Mary Butler (d 1826)
  m. (18.04.1781) George Ponsonby, Lord Chancellor of Ireland (b 04.03.1755, d 04.07.1817)
  (4) Catherine Butler
  m. George Marley (d 1829)
(5) Charlotte Butler (d 19.05.1808)
  m. (1806) George Debbieg
  (6) Caroline Butler
  (7) Sophia Butler (d 17.01.1840)
  m. (11.08.1787) Marquis Lewis Marescotti
  ii. Thomas Butler, Governor of Limerick (d 16.12.1753)
  m. (11.06.1730) Mary Cummin (dau of Duncan Cummin)
  a. Mary Butler
  m. (23.07.1754) John St. Leger of Grangemellan (b 10.04.1726, d 06.1769)
iii. Robert Butler (bpt 29.03.1704)
  m. (30.11.1753) Mary Howard (dau of Robert Howard, Bishop of Elphin)
  iv. John Butler (d 12.12.1789)
  m. ?? (Mrs. Harris)
  a. Humphrey Butler had issue
  m. Alicia White (dau of Michael White, Governor of Montserrat)
  (1) Sophia Butler (d 06.1866) possibly of this generation
  m. (1830) Frederick Montgomerie
  b. Catharine Butler
  m. Thomas Carter of Castle Martin
c. Harriet Butler
  m. (1792) Sir Henry Brooke, 1st Bart of Colebrooke (b 1770, d 24.03.1834)
  d. Mary Butler (d unm)
  v. Judith Butler
  m. (23.04.1724) Balthazar John Cramer
  vi.+ 18 other children (d infant)
  C. James Butler (dsp 19.11.1742)
  m. Anne Stopford (sister of James Stopford, Bishop of Cloyne)
  D. Judith Butler probably of this generation
  m. Jeremy William Marsh (d 03.06.1734, Dean of Kilmore)
4. Jane Butler probably of this generation
  m. Edward Knight of Knightsbrook, co. Meath (Captain)
  A. Martha Knight (d 06.06.1745, heir)
  m. (c07.1681) Robert Percivall of Fostertown, later of Knightsbrook (d before 29.12.1718)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Lanesborough)
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