670. Ellen Barrett Butler was born on 19 February 1843 in Fairfield, Jefferson Co., Iowa. She died on 28 September 1925 at the age of 82 in Burwell, Garfield Co., Nebraska.
In his youth, Andrew, in 1853, went to California, where he engaged in mining for nearly two years. He then moved to Missouri and settled in Clark County, where he began the study of medicine. He subsequently attended lectures in Chicago, and soon afterwards began to practice medicine in Clark County. He afterwards removed to Grundy County, Missouri where he remained two years. He then settled in Bedford, Livingston County, Missouri, where he continued his practice for four years more. From there he moved in 1866 to Bucklin, in Linn County, Missouri, where he practiced medicine until 1874, when he moved to a farm five miles southwest of Bucklin, and engaged in farming. In 1888 he became one of the earliest residents of Marceline, Missouri and lived there for the remainder of his life.
There were 8 children born to this marriage.
Ellen Barrett Butler and Andrew Jefferson Davis were married on 22 December 1863 in Atlanta, Macon Co., Missouri. Andrew Jefferson Davis, son of Melvin Hopkins and Permelia Lydia Lockwood, was born on 31 May 1831 in Rochester, Monroe Co., New York. He died on 6 May 1905 at the age of 73 in Marceline, Linn Co., Missouri.
Ellen Barrett Butler and Andrew Jefferson Davis had the following children: