Friday, October 25, 2013

Abram Butterfield's Application

 Abram Butterfield's War of 1812 pension application stated that he "volunteered on or about September 1st 1814 at Buffalo, New York, in Captain Daniel Buell's Company, of Colonel Ganson's Regiment, of New York Militia Vols, War of 1812; that one of my Lieutenants was Butler; that my General was Davis, who was killed at Fort Erie.

Excerpt of Document At Fold3, Page 31

Also mentioned in this application were Adam Richmond and David Richmond.

United States Census, 1850
Event Place: Cambridge, Lenawee, Michigan, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Abraham Butterfield M 60 Massachusetts
Lenora Butterfield F 55 Massachusetts
Faber Perkins M 28 New York

Abram Butterfield in Lenawee County, Michigan, history.

Claim emanating from Gratiot County, Michigan.

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