Amy KNIGHT [Parents]-2240 was born on 28 Nov 1762 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut. She entered into a marriage contract in Lisbon, New London, Connecticut. She died on 11 Nov 1848 in Rome, Oneida, New York. Amy married Gideon BUTTS-2241 on 28 Oct 1779 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut.
BIOGRAPHY: The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 164
[p.72] Mrs. Belle Butts Frank.
DAR ID Number: 163227
Born in Elyria, Ohio.
Wife of F. Joe Frank.
Descendant of Gideon Butts, as follows:
1. George Butts (1838-1902) m. 1868 Sarah Bath (b. 1848).
2. Daniel Butts (1813-91) m. 1836 Emilee Seymour (1812-1903).
3. Elihu Butts (b. 1784) m. 1802 Sarah Bradford (b. 1784).
4. Gideon Butts m. 1779 Amy Knight.
Gideon Butts (1758-1830) served as private in Capt. Sheribiah Butts' company of Connecticut militia, 1776. He was born in Canterbury, Conn.; died in Rome, N. Y.
Also No. 44545.
The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 66
Mrs. Irene Mersereau Poindexter.
DAR ID Number: 65096
Born in Manistique, Mich.
Wife of Robert Poindexter.
Descendant of Joshua Mersereau, Joshua Mersereau, Jr., Jonathan Lawrence, Job Colman, Levi Redfield, Thomas Bradford, Gideon Butts, and Harmonus Garrison.
Daughter of John D. Mersereau (b. 1854) and Nellie May Colman (b. 1859), his wife, m. 1883.
Granddaughter of Samuel John Mersereau (1823-57) and Esther Caroline Butts (1824-55), his wife, m. 1848; Charles D. Colman and Marinda M. Colman, his wife.
Gr-granddaughter of John G. Mersereau and Julia Redfield, his wife; Samuel Colman and Abigail Dole, his wife; Daniel Butts (1782-1859) and Annis Bradford (1780-1839), his wife, m. 1802.
Gr-gr-granddaughter of Joshua Mersereau, Jr., and Dinah Garrison, his wife; Job Colman and Elisabeth Martin, his wife; Parker Dole and Abigail Lawrence, his wife; Jared Redfield and Sybil Dean, his wife; Gideon Butts and Amy Knight (1764-1848), his wife, m. 1779; Samuel Bradford and Lydia Dean, his wife.
Gr-gr-gr-granddaughter of Joshua Mersereau and Sophia La Grange, his wife; Jonathan Lawrence and Tryphene Powers, his wife; Levi Redfield and Sybil Wilcox, his wife; Thomas Bradford and Eunice Adams, his wife; Harmonus Garrison and Autty Simonson, his wife.
Joshua Mersereau (1728-1804) was deputy commissary general of prisoners during the war, with headquarters near Boston, Mass., and Elizabethtown, N. J. He was born on Staten Island; died in Union, N. Y.
[p.35] Joshua Mersereau, Jr. (1758-1857), served as a spy and courier. He was captured by the British and imprisoned on the ?Scorpion? in New York Bay, 1783. He died in Tioga, Pa.
Also No. 41118.
Jonathan Lawrence (1703-89) furnished money and clothing to carry on the war. He was born in Groton; died in Littleton, Mass.
Job Colman (1741-1805) was a minute man at the Lexington Alarm and served in the Burgoyne campaign. He was born in Ipswich; died in Heath, Mass.
Also No. 21470.
Levi Redfield (1745-1838) served as a private in the Connecticut militia under Capt. Aaron Stevens, 1776, and, 1781, served as drum major. He was born in Killingworth, Conn.; died in Brainbridge, N. Y.
Also No. 44858.
Thomas Bradford (1714-94) entered the service, 1778, in Capt. Moses Branch's company, Col. Obadiah Johnson's regiment, Connecticut troops. He was born and died in Canterbury, Conn.
Gideon Butts (1758-1830) served as a private in Capt. Sheribiah Butt's company, 1776, Connecticut militia. He was born in Canterbury, Conn.; died in Rome, N. Y.
Also No. 44545.
Harmonus Garrison (1732-1813) served as quartermaster in the Richmond County, New York militia, 1776. He was born and died on Staten Island, N. Y.
U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970
Name: Amy Knight
SAR Membership: 59783
Birth Date: 1762
Death Date: 1848
Spouse: Gideon Butts
Children: Dlihu Butts
Source Citation: Volume: 299; SAR Membership Number: 59783.
Ancestry.com. U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
MARRIAGE: Barbour Collection Vital Records
Windham County, CT
Abigail, of Norwich, m. Isaiah Williams, May 5, 1744; 1; 236
Anna, m. Gideon Butts, Oct. 28, 1779; 1; 71
Deborah, m. Sherebiah Butt, Jan. 3, 1759; 1; 70
Eunice, of Norwich, m. Josiah Butt, May 28, 1778; 1; 71
Isaac, of Plainfield, m. Roba Bacon, of Canterbury, Mar. 14, 1838, by Rev. Charles J. Warren; 2; 47
Jerusha, m. Amos Brewster, Mar. 19, 1761; 1; 70
Jeresha, m. James Adams, Feb. 16, 1772; 1; 52
Mary, of Plainfield, m. Roswell Ensworth, Aug. 12, 1804; 1; 133
Sarah, m. Williams Adams, June 12, 1770 (?); 1; 51
Susannah, of Norwich, m. John Butt, June 24, 1784; 1; 72