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James Butler




D-143 (660 acres, 7 Jul 1790)

James Butler. Origin: Old Family Name.

The Butler surname is found in numerous early records in the Bahamas, including the 1731 Woodes Rogers’ census of Nassau. James Butler received 660 acres of land in the Gordons area of the extreme southern end of Long Island on 7 July 1790. It was bounded by the land of William Thompson, the sea, and vacant land.

Reference: Census 1731, HB

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