Jacob Butt1

b. circa 1808
Last Edited=31 Jul 2015
     Jacob Butt also went by the name of Jake.1 He was born circa 1808 at South Carolina.1

Jacob Butt married Ruth Collins, daughter of Thompson Collins and Celia Self, on 8 October 1840 Aydelotte in her Collins descendants book gives therecording date as the marriage date at Union County, Georgia.2,1

Jacob Butt was enumerated on 3 September 1850 as head of household on the 1850 U. S. census for 85th District, Union County, Georgia as Jacob Butt, 42 years old, birthplace of South Carolina, occupation of Farmer, value of real property $2500.. Also enumerated in the household were Ruth Collins, Sarah Butt, Julian Butt, John F Butt, Jacob Butt and Pricilla Bruce.3

Children of Jacob Butt and Ruth Collins


  1. Mayme C. Aydelotie, Descendents of Thompson and Celia Collins, Revised Edition (Fairburn, Georgia: Mayme Collins Aydelotie, 1972), 12; My Grandmother's copy with her hand written notes, May Collins Flint Papers, privately held by Joseph M Flint, Seattle, King County, Washington.
  2. Union County, Gerogia, Marriage Record, 1A, Jacob Butts and RuthaCollins; index and images, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950", FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org/, path 0366323 (005190954) -> Image 14 : accessed 30 May 2014); citing Union, Georgia, United States; FHL microfilm 366323.
  3. 1850 U. S. census, Union County, Georgia, population schedule, 85th District, p. 403 (written) p. 202 (stamped), dwelling 17, family 17, Jacob Butt; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 17 Nov 2012); citing NARA microfilm publication M432, Roll 84.