'Butler12'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Butler of Caher (Cahir), Butler of Glengall, Butler of Knockanamonagh, Butler of Knocklofty

James Butler
1. ?? Butler
  BE1883 reports that "sprung from" the above James was the undermentioned Pierce. The dates suggest that there were some intervening generations.
  A. ?? Butler
i. Pierce Butler
  m. Ellice (Elizabeth) Bermingham (dau of MacFeoris More)
  a. Thomas Butler of Cahir-dun-Eske
  m. Ellice (dau of Thomas, 8th Earl of Desmond)
(1) Edmund Butler of Cahir-dun-Eske = Caher-down-Eske
  m. Catharine Power (dau of Sir Pierce Power of co. Waterford)
  (A) Thomas Butler, 1st Lord Caher (d 1557/8)
  m1. Eleanor Butler (dau of Piers Butler, Earl of Ormond, by Margaret Fitzgerald)
(i) Edmond Butler, 2nd Lord Caher (dsp 1560)
  m. _ Fitzgerald (dau of James Fitzgerald, Earl of Desmond)
  BE1883 identifies Thomas's 2nd wife as Ellen, dau of Thomas, Earl of Desmond, but TCP identifies her as ...
  m2. Ellen Fitzgerald (dau of Maurice Fitzgerald by Joan, dau of John Fitzgibbon, the White Knight)
  (ii) Joan Butler
  m. Jeffrey Prendergast of Newcastle (d 12.03.1615)
  (iii) Eleanor Butler
  m1. Sir John Fitzgerald (brother of Earl of Desmond)
  m2. Sir John Oge
  (B) Pierce Butler
  m. _ Butler (dau of _ Butler, Lord Dunboyne)
  (i) Theobald Butler, 1st Lord Caher (d 28.04.1596) - continued below
  Theobald inherited the family estates but the title was a new creation.
  m. Mary Cusack (a 1601, dau of Sir Thomas Cusack of Lismullen, Lord Chancellor)



Theobald Butler, 1st Lord Caher (d 28.04.1596) - continued above
m. Mary Cusack (a 1601, dau of Sir Thomas Cusack of Lismullen, Lord Chancellor, by Maud, dau of George Darcy of Plattyn)
1. Thomas Butler, 2nd Lord Caher (b 1567-8, d 31.01.1627)
  m1. (before 10.1598) Eleanor Butler (a 1601, dau of Richard Butler, 1st Viscount Mountgarret, by Eleanor Butler)
  m2. Ellice Fitzgerald (dau of Sir John Fitzgerald of Dromana)
  Not certain which wife was mother of ...
A. Margaret Butler (b c1606, d 1632)
  m. (before 1627) Edmond Butler, 3rd Lord of Dunboyne (d 17.05.1640)
2. Piers or Edmund Butler of Cloghcallie
  m. Eleanor Butler (dau of Pierce Butler of Callan)
A. Thomas Butler, 3rd Lord Caher (d by 1648)
  m. (02.1624/5) Eleanor Power (dau by Helen Barry of John Power, son of Richard, 1st Lord)
  i. Edmund Butler (dvp by 1648)
  m. (1641) Eleanor Butler (dau of Edmond Butler, Lord Dunboyne)
  a. Pierce Butler, 4th Lord Caher (d 30.01.1676)
  m. (1663) Elizabeth Mathew (d 1704, dau of Toby or Theobald Mathew of Thurles by Margaret, dau of Sir Valentine Browne, Bart)
  (1) Elinor Butler
  m. Sir John Everard, Bart of Fethard
  (2) Margaret Butler
  m. Theobald Butler of Knockanamonagh, 5th Lord Caher (d 1700) @@ below
  (3) Anne Butler (d unm)
  (4) Mary Butler
  m. Robert Walsh
  ii. Ellin Butler (b 1637-8, d 27.05.1721) probably of this generation
  m. (c1665) Sir John Morres, 3rd Bart of Knockagh (b 29.08.1620, d 26.10.1720)
3. Pierce Butler (dsp)
4. Richard Butler of Clonbrogan and Knockanamonagh
  A. Thomas Butler (d 1680)
  i. Ellen Butler
  m. Theobald Stapleton
  B. Pierce Butler of Knockanamonagh
  m. Catharine O'Brien (dau of Donogh O'Brien)
i. Theobald Butler of Knockanamonagh, 5th Lord Caher (d 27.09.1700)
  m1. Mary Everard (dau of Sir Redmond Everard, 2nd Bart of Fethard, by Elizabeth Butler)
  a. Thomas Butler, 6th Lord Caher (d 22/9.05.1744)
  m. (24.07.1709) Frances Butler (b c1687, d 1733, dau of Sir Toby Butler, solicitor general, by Margaret, dau of Dominick Roche of Cahirrevaghily, 'Lord Cahiravahilla')
  (1) James Butler, 7th Lord Caher (b 01.08.1711, dsp 06.06.1786)
m. (01.1739) Christian Moore (d 20.07.1759?, dau of Michael Moore of Drogheda by Alice, dau of William Alcock of Wilton)
  (2) Pierce Butler, 8th Lord Caher (b before 1727, d 10.06.1788, 3rd son)
  (3) Margaret Butler
  m. Andrew Kennedy
  (4)+ other issue - Theobald (d young), Jordan (dsp), Thomas (dsp), John (dsp), Mary
  b. Mary Butler
  m. James Long of Dublin
  c. Joanna Butler
  m1. (1708) James Butler of Caherbane (d 08.01.1722)
  m2. Sir Walter Esmonde, 6th Bart (d 1767)
  m2. (02.1693) Margaret Butler (dau of James Butler, 4th Lord) @@ above
  d.+ 1 son and 2 daughters (nuns)
5. James Butler of Knocklofty (d 17.04.1630)
  m1. Honor Walsh (dau of Walter Walsh of Castlehoel) presumed mother of ...
A. Theobald Butler of Knocklofty (a 1641)
  m. (1630) ??
  i. James Butler of Glengall (d before 29.01.1737)
  a. Theobald Butler (d unm)
  b. Richard Butler of Glengall (d before 1750)
  m. Jane Butler (dau of Richard Butler of Ballynahinch)
(1) James Butler, 9th Lord Caher (d 07.1788)
  m. Sarah Nichols (b c1741, d 18.04.1814, dau of Henry Nichols of Knockeenglass by Jane, dau of William Purcell of Ballyragget)
  (A) Richard Butler, 1st Earl of Glengall (b 13.11.1775, d 30.01.1819)
  m. (13.08.1793) Emily Jeffereys (b 1766-7, d 02.05.1836, dau of James St. John Jeffereys of Blarney Castle by Arabella Fitzgibbon)
(i) Richard Butler, 2nd Earl of Glengall (b 17.05.1794, d 22.06.1858) had issue (2 daus)
  m. (20.02.1834) Margaret Lauretta Mellish (d 1863, dau of William Mellish of Woodford)
  (ii) Harriet Anne Butler (b 01.01.1799, d 14.09.1860)
  m. (1822) George Hamilton Chichester, 3rd Marquess of Donegall (b 10.02.1797, d 20.10.1883)
  (iii) Charlotte Butler (d 23.03.1846)
  m. (12.1835) Christopher Rice Mansel Talbot of Margam
  (iv) Emily Arabella Georgiana Butler
  m1. (1836) Richard Pennefather of Darling Hill (d 1849)
  m2. (1852) H.A. Hankey (Major General)
  (B) James Butler (d young)
(C) Jane Butler (d 02.11.1846)
  m. (28.10.1815) Thomas Manners-Sutton, Chancellor of Ireland, 1st Lord Manners (b 1756, d 31.05.1842)
  c. Ellen Butler
  m. _ Ryan of Banshigh
  d. Anastasia Butler
  m. _ Murphy
  e. Elinor Butler
  m. _ Macenery
  f. Mary Butler
  m. _ Fitzgerald
  B.+ other issue - Thomas, Richard, Mary, Catharine, Ellinor
  m2. Margaret
6. John Butler of Cloughbridy
  A.+ issue - Edward, John, Walter
7. Ellen Butler
  m. Richard Butler of Ballyboe
8. Mary Butler
  m. Sir Cormac McCarthy of Blarney

Main source(s): BE1883 (Butler of Caher and Glengall), TCP (Caher)
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