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Jonathan Butler, a black man, & wife Elizabeth Jenkins in the Queen's Bush Settlement in Waterloo

Descendants of Jonathan Butler, a black man, & wife Elizabeth Jenkins in the Queen's Bush Settlement in Waterloo

Following is a brief outline of the descendants of Jonathan Butler, a black man, & wife Elizabeth Jenkins in the Queen's Bush Settlement in Waterloo. For details and sources, please contact Lorine (Contact email at bottom of page). Please be prepared to share what you have on the family. It has been a very difficult one to research and I lose Jonathan and his wife after 1851. I cannot find all his children either, so if you are descended from this family, please get in touch. I have many census and church records to share.
Generation No. 1
1. Jonathan1 Butler was born Abt. 1790 in USA, and died Aft. 1840. He married Elizabeth Jenkins Bef. 1820. She was born in Ireland?.

Children of Jonathan Butler and Elizabeth Jenkins are:
  • + 2 i. Johannes Alexander Allen (Allen)2 Butler, born 1824 in Toronto, ON; died 04 Mar 1872 in Woolwich Tp. Waterloo Co ON.
  • + 3 ii. William Butler, born Bet. 1822 - 1838 in USA; died Aft. 1881 in Woodstock, Oxford Co?.
  • + 4 iii. Henry Butler, born Bet. 1822 - 1838; died Bef. 1871 in Listowell, Perth Co, ON.
  • 5 iv. son Butler, born Bet. 1822 - 1838.
  • + 6 v. George Butler, born 17 Mar 1832 in Ontario; died 29 Apr 1902 in Wellesley Tp, Waterloo Co. ON.
  • 7 vi. daughter Butler, born Bet. 1822 - 1838.
  • 8 vii. daughter Butler, born Bet. 1822 - 1838.
  • 9 viii. daughter Butler, born Bet. 1822 - 1838.
Generation No. 2
2. Johannes Alexander Allen (Allen)2 Butler (Jonathan1) was born 1824 in Toronto, ON, and died 04 Mar 1872 in Woolwich Tp. Waterloo Co ON. He married Catherine (Betty) Weis 20 Feb 1851 in St. Agatha, Waterloo, ON, daughter of Antoni Weis and Catharina Diliat. She was born 25 Nov 1826 in Allsace-Lorraine, and died 15 Feb 1911 in Formosa Village, Bruce Co. ON.

Children of Johannes Butler and Catherine Weis are:
  • + 10 i. Mary3 Butler, born Abt. 1852 in Woolwich Tp. Waterloo Co ON.
  • + 11 ii. John Diebolt Butler, born 25 Jul 1854 in Woolwich, ON; died 15 Aug 1920 in Bruce Co. ON.
  • + 12 iii. Joseph Butler, born 15 Mar 1856 in Waterloo Co. ON; died Aft. 12 Jan 1911.
  • 13 iv. Susanna Butler, born 22 Dec 1858; died Bet. 1862 - 1871.
  • 14 v. Catherine or Elizabeth Butler, born 05 Nov 1860 in Elmira, Woolwich Tp. Waterloo Co ON. She married Ferdinand Schmuck 24 Feb 1881 in Formosa, Culross Tp Bruce Co ON.
  • 15 vi. Jacob Butler, born 05 Nov 1860 in Elmira, Woolwich Tp. Waterloo Co ON.
  • 16 vii. Absalom Butler, born Abt. 1865.
  • 17 viii. Maria Rosina (Rosina) Butler, born 25 Aug 1867 in Elmira, Woolwich Tp. Waterloo Co ON.
3. William2 Butler (Jonathan1) was born Bet. 1822 - 1838 in USA, and died Aft. 1881 in Woodstock, Oxford Co?. He married Willimina. She was born in USA.

Child of William Butler and Willimina is:
  • 18 i. Susan3 Butler, born Abt. 1858; died 15 Aug 1863 in Elmira, Woolwich Tp. Waterloo Co ON.
4. Henry2 Butler (Jonathan1) was born Bet. 1822 - 1838, and died Bef. 1871 in Listowell, Perth Co, ON. He married Sarah Susannah. She was born in Germany.

Children of Henry Butler and Sarah are:
  • 19 i. Angeline (Annie)3 Butler, born Abt. 1856. She married John Harringer 09 Oct 1872 in Listowel, ON.
  • 20 ii. Elizabeth Butler, born Abt. 1857.
  • 21 iii. Matilda Butler, born Abt. 1858.
  • + 22 iv. Susana Butler, born Abt. 1859 in Ontario.
  • 23 v. Albert Butler, born Abt. 1861; died Aft. 1881.
  • 24 vi. Catherine Butler, born Abt. 1863. She married James Gone 04 Jan 1879 in Listowel, ON.
6. George2 Butler (Jonathan1) was born 17 Mar 1832 in Ontario, and died 29 Apr 1902 in Wellesley Tp, Waterloo Co. ON. He married Catherine Krump. She was born Aug 1837 in Allsace-Lorraine, and died 23 Oct 1907.

Children of George Butler and Catherine Krump are:
  • 25 i. Amanda3 Butler, born Abt. 1856.
  • 26 ii. Mathilda Butler, born Abt. 1858.
  • 27 iii. Melinda Butler, born Abt. 1859.
  • 28 iv. Catherine Butler, born 1861.
  • 29 v. Nelson Butler, born Abt. 1863.
  • 30 vi. Elizabeth (Eliza) Butler, born Abt. 1865.
  • 31 vii. Sarah Ann Butler, born Abt. 1867; died 19 Dec 1922.
  • 32 viii. Lovina Butler, born 1870; died 1956.
  • 33 ix. Susanna Butler, born 1871.
  • 34 x. Leander A. Butler, born 1876; died 1956. He married Maggie Burnett; born 1882; died 26 Jul 1925.
  • 35 xi. George Butler, born Abt. 1876.
Generation No. 3
10. Mary3 Butler (Johannes Alexander Allen (Allen)2, Jonathan1) was born Abt. 1852 in Woolwich Tp. Waterloo Co ON. She married Francis Xavier Schumacher 22 Oct 1872 in Wellesley Tp, Waterloo Co. ON. He was born Abt. 1852 in Salem, ON, and died 1934 in Kitchener, ON.

Children of Mary Butler and Francis Schumacher are:
  • 36 i. Joseph David4 Schumacher, born 1875; died 1964 in Teeswater, ON.
  • 37 ii. Ellen Schumacher, born 1878.
  • 38 iii. Frank A. Schumacher, born 1881 in Carrick Tp, Bruce Co. ON; died 1953 in Preston, ON.
  • 39 iv. Isabelle (Bella) Schumacher, born 1883.
  • 40 v. Abbie (Appolonia) Schumacher, born 1886.
  • 41 vi. Simon (Sam) Schumacher, born 1888; died 1954 in Preston, ON.
  • 42 vii. Johanna Schumacher, born 1891 in Formosa, Bruce Co. ON; died 1970 in Cambridge, ON.
11. John Diebolt3 Butler (Johannes Alexander Allen (Allen)2, Jonathan1) was born 25 Jul 1854 in Woolwich, ON, and died 15 Aug 1920 in Bruce Co. ON. He married Mary Smith 1875 in Formosa, Culross Tp Bruce Co ON. She was born Abt. 1856 in Ireland.

Children of John Butler and Mary Smith are:
  • 43 i. daughter4 Butler, born 02 Nov 1875.
  • 44 ii. daughter Butler, born 25 Feb 1877.
  • 45 iii. John Alexander Butler, born 07 Feb 1879 in Bruce Co. ON.
  • 46 iv. Edward Butler, born Abt. 1881.
  • 47 v. Mathilda Butler, born Abt. 1883; died 17 Jul 1911 in Mildmay.
  • 48 vi. John Thomas Butler, born Abt. 1885; died 29 Dec 1914 in Medway, Bruce Co..
  • 49 vii. Cathrine Butler, born Abt. 1887.
  • 50 viii. Joseph Francis Butler, born 04 Feb 1889 in Carrick Tp, Bruce Co. ON; died 11 Jul 1911 in Medway, Bruce Co..
  • 51 ix. Jacob Butler, born 1891.
  • 52 x. Charles George Butler, born 13 Sep 1892 in Bruce Co. ON; died 31 Mar 1894 in Carrick Tp, Bruce Co. ON.
  • 53 xi. Mary Ellen Omesima Butler, born 23 Jul 1894 in Bruce Co. ON.
12. Joseph3 Butler (Johannes Alexander Allen (Allen)2, Jonathan1) was born 15 Mar 1856 in Waterloo Co. ON, and died Aft. 12 Jan 1911. He married Caroline (Carrie A.) Kirsch 10 May 1880 in Formosa, Bruce Co. ON, daughter of John Kirsch and Veronica Schieb. She was born 02 Apr 1857 in Carrick Tp. Bruce Co. ON, and died Aft. 1920 in Michigan?.

Children of Joseph Butler and Caroline Kirsch are:
  • 54 i. Philip4 Butler, born Bet. 20 Jun 1874 - 1884; died Aft. 1901 in Hamilton.
  • 55 ii. Alexander (Anthony?) Butler, born Abt. 1882 in Port Huron, Michigan; died Aft. 12 Jan 1911.
  • 56 iii. William Henry (Harry?) Butler, born 17 Jun 1884 in Bruce Co. ON.
  • 57 iv. Margaret (Margareth) S. Butler, born 07 Jun 1886 in Formosa, Culross Twp. Bruce Co. Ont. Can.; died 18 Dec 1970 in Bridgeport, Waterloo Co. ON Can.. She married Achillus Camillus (Archie) De Meulenaere Abt. Aug 1918; born 29 Mar 1884 in Tielt, Belgum; died 04 Sep 1942 in Bridgeport, Waterloo Co. ON Can..
  • 58 v. Clara Seraphina Butler, born 09 Sep 1888 in Carrick Tp, Bruce Co. ON.
  • 59 vi. Kathleen (Katie) Butler, born 02 Sep 1889 in Bruce Co. ON; died Bet. 1950 - 1962 in Gaylord MI U.S.A. ???. She married Lambert Peter Gerth Bef. 1920; born Abt. 1888 in Canada.
  • 60 vii. Pauline Butler, born 20 Feb 1893.
22. Susana3 Butler (Henry2, Jonathan1) was born Abt. 1859 in Ontario. She married Andrew Foerch (Fordesh) 26 Sep 1879 in Listowel, ON. He was born Abt. 1858.

Child of Susana Butler and Andrew (Fordesh) is:
  • 61 i. Sarah4 (Fordesh), born 1880.
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