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My Paternal Ancestors


Generation No. 1

1. Brenda Yvonne Buttery, born (living) in Lee Co., VA. She was the daughter of 2. Burble Buttery and 3. Lurlie Grace Hargraves. She married (1) Rocky Ray Burke (living) in Claiborne Co., TN. He was the son of James Junior Burke and Marilyn Kinser. She married (2) Brian Keith Nichols (living) in Lee Co., VA. He was the son of Henry Kane Nichols and Mildred Eva Hickam.

Children of Brenda Buttery and Rocky Burke are:

i. James David "Jimmy" Burke, born (living) at Shaw AFB in Sumter, Sumter Co., SC.

ii. Gregory Jason Burke, born (living) at Seymour-Johnson AFB in Goldsboro, Wayne Co., NC.

Child of Brenda Buttery and Brian Nichols is:

i. Amanda Katherine Nichols, born (living) in Kingsport, Sullivan Co., TN.


Generation No. 2

2. Burble Buttery, born (living) in Hawkins Co., TN. He was the son of 4. Willie Buttry and 5. Susan "Sukie" Johnson. He married 3. Lurlie Grace Hargraves on April 9, 1953 in Jonesville, Lee Co., VA.

3. Lurlie Grace Hargraves, born November 16, 1926 in Hancock Co., TN; died June 2, 2001 in Scott Co., VA.

Child of Burble Buttery and Lurlie Hargraves is:

1 i. Brenda Yvonne Buttery; married (1) Rocky Ray Burke; married (2) Brian Keith Nichols.


Generation No. 3

4. Willie Buttry, born November 17, 1887 in Hawkins Co., TN; died February 21, 1928 in Hawkins Co., TN. He was the son of 8. Jesse Buttry and 9. Sarah Catherine Burton. He married 5. Susan "Sukie" Johnson September 3, 1906.

5. Susan "Sukie" Johnson, born March 22, 1888 in Hancock Co., TN; died May 24, 1960 in Lee Co., VA. She was the daughter of 10. John Johnson and 11. Amanda Jane Collins.

Children of Willie Buttry and Susan Johnson are:

i. Maude Buttery, born October 18, 1907 in Hawkins Co., TN; died February 1908 in Hawkins Co., TN.

ii. Eva Mae Buttery, born February 18, 1909 in Hawkins Co., TN; died June 9, 1987 in Lee Co., VA; married Leonard Willard Anderson April 20, 1929 in Hancock Co., TN.

iii. Laura Buttery, born February 11, 1911 in Hawkins Co., TN; died January 24, 1991 in Indiana; married (1) Grady Lawrence Ramsey April 20, 1929 in Hancock Co., TN; married (2) George Leroy Rainey May 8, 1974; married (3) Don Baker.

iv. Robert Green Buttery, born November 29, 1913 in Hawkins Co., TN; died May 29, 1995; married Avis Irene Wilder (living).

v. Arlie Boister "Dee" Buttery, born March 6, 1916 in Hawkins Co., TN; died September 27, 1982 in Mitchell, IN; married Dorothy Johnson Cavin December 27, 1953.

vi. Elbert Lee "Doc" Buttery, born March 8, 1918 in Hawkins Co., TN; died May 14, 1994 in Pennington Gap, Lee Co., VA; married (1) Virginia Barnette; married (2) Ann Redford; married (3) Maurleen Hecker (living).

vii. Lloyd Yeckle Buttery, born July 19, 1920 in Hawkins Co., TN; died September 28, 1972; married (1) Eula V. "A.B." Collins December 24, 1937 in Jonesville, Lee Co., VA; met (2) Martha Sexton (living).

2 viii. Burble Buttery, married Lurlie Grace Hargraves.

ix. Mary Ruth Edith Buttery, born May 15, 1926 in Hawkins Co., TN; died June 6, 1996 in Wythe Co., VA; married Ed Bruce Neal (living).


Generation No. 4

8. Jesse Buttry, born May 20, 1861 in Hancock Co., TN; died May 20, 1934 in Hancock Co., TN. He was the son of 16. James Buttry and 17. Jane Osborne. He married 9. Sarah Catherine Burton.

9. Sarah Catherine Burton, born April 1855; died 1922. She was the daughter of 18. (?) Burton and 19. Cecelia (?).

Children of Jesse Buttry and Sarah Burton are:

i. Walker Buttry, born December 1878 in Hancock Co., TN, died (?); married Daisy Trent.

ii. Minnie Buttry, born April 1880 in Hancock Co., TN; died February 18, 1945 in Hancock Co., TN; married (1) Jess Trent; married (2) Perry Lawson.

iii. John Buttry, born March 1882 in Hancock Co., TN; died 1957; married Hattie Buttry.

iv. Andy Buttry, born July 31, 1885 in Hancock Co., TN; died December 6, 1945; married Daisy Johnson December 24, 1906.

4 v. Willie Buttry, born November 17, 1887 in Hawkins Co., TN; died February 21, 1928 in Hawkins Co., TN; married Susan "Sukie" Johnson September 3, 1906.

 

10. John Johnson, born August 23, 1860 in Tennessee; died August 18, 1935 in Hancock Co., TN. He was the son of 20. Aaron Johnson and 21. Margaret "Peggy" Buttry. He married 11. Amanda Jane Collins September 7, 1879 in Hancock Co., TN.

11. Amanda Jane Collins, born March 15, 1859 in Tennessee; died May 20, 1927 in Hancock Co., TN. She was the daughter of 22. Bailey Collins and 23. Malissa E. Rhea.

Children of John Johnson and Amanda Collins are:

i. Carrie Johnson, born August 22, 1880; died 1906; married Tom Johnson.

ii. Frank Johnson, born June 19, 1882 in Hancock Co., TN; died May 11, 1956 in Knoxville, Knox Co., TN; married (1) Lucy Davis 1912 in Hancock Co., TN; married (2) Mamie Cruze; married (3) Grace Veals.

iii. Ada Kathryn "Kate" Johnson, born December 9, 1883 in Lee Valley, Hawkins Co., TN; died February 20, 1981 in Orleans, IN; married William McHenry "Henry" Cody January 15, 1902.

iv. Daisy Johnson, born August 1885 in Hancock Co., TN; died March 13, 1965 in Hawkins Co., TN; married Andy Buttry December 24, 1906.

5 v. Susan "Sukie" Johnson, born March 22, 1888 in Hancock Co., TN; died May 24, 1960 in Lee Co., VA; married (1) Willie Buttry September 3, 1906; married (2) James Morgan Welch June 1930.

vi. William M. Johnson, born March 1890, died (?); married Lelia Robinson.

vii. Mary Jane Johnson, born February 11, 1892 in Lee Valley, Hawkins Co., TN; died April 26, 1937 in Hawkins Co., TN; married Lonnie Cody January 10, 1910 in Hancock Co., TN.

viii. Amos Johnson, born February 11, 1894 in Sneedville, Hancock Co., TN; died May 27, 1970 in Rogersville, Hawkins Co., TN; married Flora Mabe May 16, 1920 in Sneedville, Hancock Co., TN.

ix. Bailey Johnson, born November 28, 1895 in Hawkins Co., TN; died September 26, 1972 in Rogersville, Hawkins Co., TN; married Geneva Alice Gonce February 12, 1921.

x. Minnie Myrtle Johnson, born July 2, 1898 in Hancock Co., TN; died September 14, 1962 in Kingsport, Sullivan Co., TN; married William McKinley Vaughn April 29, 1916 in Hancock Co., TN.

xi. Emma Johnson, born April 14, 1900 in Hancock Co., TN; died December 2, 1928 in Hancock Co., TN; married Mack Walter Fugate May 30, 1921 in Hancock Co., TN.

xii. George Allen Johnson, born March 31, 1903 in Hancock Co., TN; died January 9, 1983 in Hancock Co., TN; married Mary Emmaline Combs July 18, 1931.


Generation No. 5

16. James Buttry, born ca. 1819; died (?). He was the son of 32. William Buttry and 33. Levisa King. He married 17. Jane Osborne in Hawkins Co., TN.

17. Jane Osborne, born ca. 1820 in Tennessee; died (?).

Children of James Buttry and Jane Osborne are:

i. David C. Buttry, born ca. 1842 in Tennessee; died (?).

ii. George Buttry, born ca. 1845; died (?).

iii. Levisa Buttry, born ca. 1848; died (?); married Thomas Hand.

iv. Nancy Buttry, born ca. 1852; died (?).

v. Tipton Buttry, born February 1855 in Tennessee; died (?); married Matilda Helton 1880.

vi. Jacob Buttry, born ca. 1858; died (?).

8 vii. Jesse Buttry, born May 20, 1861 in Hancock Co., TN; died May 20, 1934 in Hancock Co., TN; married (1) Sarah Catherine Burton; married (2) Lizzie Trent-Pratt.

 

18. (?) Burton, born ca. 1825; died ca. 1859. He married 19. Cecelia (?).

19. Cecelia (?), born ca. 1825; died (?).

Children of (?) Burton and Cecelia (?) are:

i. Nancy Burton, born ca. 1842 in Hawkins Co., TN, died (?); married Perry C. Willis.

ii. Elizabeth Burton, born ca. 1846 in Hawkins Co., TN, died (?); married John Winstead.

iii. Hulda Jane Burton, born ca. 1849 in Hawkins Co., TN; died after 1911; married Andrew Osborne.

iv. Minerva Burton, born ca. 1852 in Hawkins Co., TN, died (?).

9 v. Sarah Catherine Burton, born April 1855; died 1922; married Jesse Buttry.

vi. Andrew Burton, born ca. 1859 in Hawkins Co., TN, died (?).

 

20. Aaron Johnson, born ca. 1821 in Hawkins Co., TN; died (?). He was the son of 40. Moses Johnson and 41. Eleanor Holland. He married 21. Margaret "Peggy" Buttry.

21. Margaret "Peggy" Buttry, born ca. 1826 in Hawkins Co., TN; died (?). She was the daughter of 42. William Buttry and 43. Levisa King.

Children of Aaron Johnson and Margaret Buttry are:

i. James Johnson, born ca. 1843 in Tennessee; died (?); married Nervesta Trent.

ii. Nancy Johnson, born ca. 1845 in Tennessee; died (?).

iii. Lewis Johnson, born ca. 1849 in Tennessee; died December 27, 1933 in Tennessee; married (1) Nettie Burdine; married (2) Mary Ann Trent.

iv. Andrew Johnson, born October 18, 1851 in Tennessee; died May 17, 1909 in Tennessee; married Mary L. Burchett.

v. Rhoda Johnson, born ca. 1856 in Tennessee; died (?).

vi. Ephraim Forrest Johnson, born January 26, 1858 in Hancock Co., TN; died January 17, 1938 in Hancock Co., TN; married (1) Lucy Jane Trent; married (2) Minnie Jarvis.

10 vii. John Johnson, born August 23, 1860 in Tennessee; died August 18, 1935 in Hancock Co., TN; married (1) Amanda Jane Collins September 7, 1879 in Hancock Co., TN; married (2) Ritta Wilburn Mabe.

viii. Thomas Johnson, born ca. 1864 in Tennessee; died (?); married Mary Elizabeth Sizemore.

ix. Adam Johnson, born ca. 1869 in Tennessee; died (?).

 

22. Bailey Collins, born August 7, 1827 in Tennessee; died February 22, 1908 in Hancock Co., TN. He was the son of 44. Solomon Dickinson Collins and 45. Virginia Jane "Gincy" Goins. He married 23. Malissa E. Rhea June 22, 1858 in Tennessee.

23. Malissa E. Rhea, born July 20, 1840 in Tennessee; died July 21, 1921 in Tennessee. She was the daughter of 46. Samuel "Ham" Rhea and 47. Martha (widow of Jeremiah Odell).

Children of Bailey Collins and Malissa Rhea are:

11 i. Amanda Jane Collins, born March 15, 1859 in Tennessee; died May 20, 1927 in Hancock Co., TN; married John Johnson September 7, 1879 in Hancock Co., TN.

ii. Sallie Collins, born ca. 1860, died (?).

iii. Willie Collins, born 1862, died (?).

iv. Lizzie Collins, born ca. 1864, died (?).

v. Commodore Muncy "Bud" Collins, born June 20, 1866 in Hancock Co., TN; died April 1, 1953 in Hancock Co., TN; married Laura M. Anderson October 31, 1889.

vi. Landon Collins, born April 28, 1868; died February 22, 1897; married Ida Tyler September 1895.

vii. Mary Ann Collins, born March 1, 1870 in Hancock Co., TN; died November 19, 1955; married (1) Tevis R. Sizemore December 23, 1887 in Hancock Co., TN; married (2) Henry Lewis.

viii. Lee Hamilton Collins, born February 26, 1872; died August 21, 1953; married Carrie Collins November 18, 1890 in Hancock Co., TN.

ix. Solomon Collins, born June 15, 1874, died (?).


Generation No. 6

32. William Buttry, born ca. 1800 in North Carolina; died (?). He married 33. Levisa King March 28, 1818 in Jefferson Co., TN.

33. Levisa King, born ca. 1800 in Tennessee; died (?).

Children of William Buttry and Levisa King are:

16 i. James Buttry, born ca. 1819; died (?); married Jane Osborne in Hawkins Co., TN.

ii. Samuel Buttry, born ca. 1822; died (?); married Mary (?).

iii. Nancy Buttry, born ca. 1824; died March 15, 1908; married Richard Trent.

21 iv. Margaret Buttry, born ca. 1826 in Hawkins Co., TN; died (?); married Aaron Johnson.

v. John Buttry, born May 9, 1829 in Tennessee; died October 27, 1905 in Benton Co., AR; married Margaret Martin.

vi. Joab Buttry, born January 30, 1832 in Hawkins Co., TN; died July 11, 1903 in Hancock Co., TN; married (1) Elizabeth Trent in Hancock Co., TN; married (2) Sarah Seal.

vii. William Buttry, born February 1836 in Hawkins Co., TN; died (?); married Lucinda Singleton.

viii. Elizabeth Buttry, born ca. 1836; died (?).

ix. Enoch Buttry, born ca. 1838; died (?); married Anna Melissa Gaut January 16, 1854 in Hawkins Co., TN.

 

40. Moses Johnson, born June 14, 1793 in North Carolina; died January 8, 1890. He was the son of 80. Moses Johnson and 81. Sarah (?). He married 41. Eleanor Holland ca. 1820.

41. Eleanor Holland, born ca. 1790 in Virginia; died (?).

Children of Moses Johnson and Eleanor Holland are:

20 i. Aaron Johnson, born ca. 1821 in Hawkins Co., TN; died (?); married Margaret Buttry.

ii. Thomas S. Johnson, born ca. 1830 in Tennessee; died August 12, 1862; married Charity Carter.

iii. Wiley Johnson, born ca. 1835; died (?); married Sarah Malinda Odom September 1869.

iv. Eleanor Johnson, born ca. 1838; died (?).

 

42. William Buttry, born ca. 1800 in North Carolina; died (?). He married 43. Levisa King March 28, 1818 in Jefferson Co., TN.

43. Levisa King, born ca. 1800 in Tennessee; died (?).

Children of William Buttry and Levisa King are:

16 i. James Buttry, born ca. 1819; died (?); married Jane Osborne in Hawkins Co., TN.

ii. Samuel Buttry, born ca. 1822; died (?); married Mary (?).

iii. Nancy Buttry, born ca. 1824; died March 15, 1908; married Richard Trent.

21 iv. Margaret Buttry, born ca. 1826 in Hawkins Co., TN; died (?); married Aaron Johnson.

v. John Buttry, born May 9, 1829 in Tennessee; died October 27, 1905 in Benton Co., AR; married Margaret Martin.

vi. Joab Buttry, born January 30, 1832 in Hawkins Co., TN; died July 11, 1903 in Hancock Co., TN; married (1) Elizabeth Trent in Hancock Co., TN; married (2) Sarah Seal.

vii. William Buttry, born February 1836 in Hawkins Co., TN; died (?); married Lucinda Singleton.

viii. Elizabeth Buttry, born ca. 1836; died (?).

ix. Enoch Buttry, born ca. 1838; died (?); married Anna Melissa Gaut January 16, 1854 in Hawkins Co., TN.

 

44. Solomon Dickinson Collins, born 1799 in North Carolina; died June 28, 1863. He was the son of 88. Solomon Collins and 89. Edy Dickinson. He married 45. Virginia Jane "Gincy" Goins.

45. Virginia Jane "Gincy" Goins, born 1793 in Fairfax Co., VA; died (?). She was the daughter of 90. Joseph Goins and 91. Millie Lovins.

Children of Solomon Collins and Virginia Goins are:

i. Mahala Collins, born March 30, 1824; died September 10, 1898 in Hancock Co., TN; married John Mullins.

ii. Franklin Collins, born 1825, died (?).

iii. Silas Collins, born 1826 in Tennessee; died March 24, 1863 in Triune, TN; married Orpha Davidson.

22 iv. Bailey Collins, born August 7, 1827 in Tennessee; died February 22, 1908 in Hancock Co., TN; married Malissa E. Rhea June 22, 1858 in Tennessee.

v. Enoch Collins, born 1830, died (?).

vi. Solomon Collins, born 1832, died (?).

vii. Thalamos Collins, born 1833, died (?).

viii. Letha Collins, born May 18, 1835, died (?).

ix. Elizabeth Collins, born 1837, died (?); married McKinley Collins March 9, 1876.

x. Sally Collins, born 1839, died (?); married Gilbert Davidson.

xi. Amelia Ann Collins, born 1843, died (?); married Hamilton Miser March 20, 1875 in Hancock Co., TN.

 

46. Samuel "Ham" Rhea, born 1814 in Tennessee; died (?). He was the son of 92. Joseph Rhea and 93. Nancy Northcross. He married 47. Martha (widow of Jeremiah Odell).

47. Martha (widow of Jeremiah Odell), born March 24, 1812 in Virginia; died July 15, 1887 in Hancock Co., TN.

Children of Samuel Rhea and Martha are:

i. Mary Elizabeth Rhea, born ca. 1835, died (?).

ii. Joseph G. Rhea, born ca. 1838 in Tennessee, died (?).

23 iii. Malissa E. Rhea, born July 20, 1840 in Tennessee; died July 21, 1921 in Tennessee; married Bailey Collins June 22, 1858 in Tennessee.

iv. Susannah Lavinia "Sukie" Rhea, born ca. 1841 in Tennessee; died February 28, 1896; married Madison Goodman.

v. Nancy Rhea, born ca. 1843 in Tennessee, died (?).

vi. William Dahl Rhea, born ca. 1845, died (?); married Elizabeth Howell.

vii. Andrew G. Rhea, born ca. 1847 in Tennessee, died (?).

viii. Robert Oliver Rhea, born ca. 1850 in Tennessee; died 1903 in Arkansas; married Mary Trent Cobb.

ix. Lee Rhea, born ca. 1854 in Tennessee, died (?).


Generation No. 7

80. Moses Johnson, born June 16, 1745; died November 12, 1812. He married 81. Sarah (?).

81. Sarah (?), born December 25, 1754; died October 2, 1815.

Children of Moses Johnson and Sarah are:

i. Mary Johnson, born September 5, 1773; died 1845; married James Carr Wallen March 3, 1791.

ii. Sarah Johnson, born March 1, 1775; died (?).

iii. Elizabeth Johnson, born September 1, 1776; died (?).

iv. Isaac Johnson, born September 21, 1778; died August 19, 1815.

v. George Johnson, born July 26, 1780; died (?).

vi. Nancy Johnson, born June 5, 1782; died September 14, 1814.

vii. James Johnson, born July 3, 1784; died (?).

viii. Abigail Johnson, born June 20, 1786; died (?).

ix. John T. Johnson, born November 19, 1788; died (?); married Sarah (?).

x. Susannah Johnson, born February 4, 1791; died (?).

40 xi. Moses Johnson, born June 14, 1793 in North Carolina; died January 8, 1890; married Eleanor Holland.

xii. Lee Johnson, born January 25, 1795; died (?).

 

88. Solomon Collins, born 1760 in Cumberland Co., PA; died February 8, 1838 in Hawkins Co., TN. He married 89. Edy Dickinson 1796 in North Carolina.

89. Edy Dickinson, born ca. 1762; died (?).

Children of Solomon Collins and Edy Dickinson are:

44 i. Solomon Dickinson Collins, born 1799 in North Carolina; died June 28, 1863; married Virginia Jane "Gincy" Goins.

ii. George Collins, born ca. 1800, died (?).

iii. Charles Collins, born ca. 1802, died (?).

iv. Robert Collins, born ca. 1804, died (?).

 

90. Joseph Goins, born 1766 in Virginia; died (?). He married 91. Millie Lovins.

91. Millie Lovins, born 1770 in Virginia; died (?).

Children of Joseph Goins and Millie Lovins are:

45 i. Virginia Jane "Gincy" Goins, born 1793 in Fairfax Co., VA; died (?); married Solomon Dickinson Collins.

ii. Aletha Goins, born ca. 1795; married (1) Gilford Frost; married (2) James Livesay February 19, 1851.

iii. George W. Goins, born ca. 1797; married Lively Bunch August 5, 1839 in Hawkins Co., TN.

iv. Hardin Goins, born ca. 1800.

 

92. Joseph Rhea, born 1788 in Tennessee; died 1835 in Tennessee. He was the son of 184. John Rhea and 185. Febria (?). He married 93. Nancy Northcross.

93. Nancy Northcross, born ca. 1790 in Tennessee; died (?).

Children of Joseph Rhea and Nancy Northcross are:

46 i. Samuel "Ham" Rhea, born 1814 in Tennessee; died (?); married Martha (widow of Jeremiah Odell).

ii. James Northcross Rhea, born 1816; died (?); married (1) Sarah "Sally" Gray; married (2) Mary Ann Burton.


Generation No. 8

184. John Rhea, born 1770; died 1848. He married 185. Febria (?).

185. Febria (?), born ca. 1770; died (?).

Children of John Rhea and Febria are:

92 i. Joseph Rhea, born 1788 in Tennessee; died 1835 in Tennessee; married Nancy Northcross.

ii. Aquilla Rhea, born 1790, died (?).

iii. Priscilla Rhea, born 1790, died (?); married John McCollum.

iv. John Rhea, Jr., born 1804, died (?); married Lucy Anderson.

v. Sarah Rhea, born 1808, died (?); married John Seal.

vi. Andrew Rhea, born February 26, 1809; died August 3, 1853; married Eleanor Millikan.

vii. Celia Rhea, born ca. 1810, died (?); married Thomas Frost.

 

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