|Name||Sarah Jones Hildreth Butler|
, Massachusetts , United States
|| August 17, 1816
|| April 08, 1876
|Last Modifed||Thomas Walker|
Oct 03, 2008 11:26am
|Info||Daughter of Dr Israel Hildreth and Dolly Jones, Sarah was born in Dracut, Massachusetts. She married in 1844, Major General Benjamin Franklin Butler in Saint Anne's Episcopal Church in Lowell, Massachusetts. They had four children, three of whom lived to adulthood, Paul, Benjamin (Ben-Israel) and Blanche. |
Sarah Hildreth was born on August 17, 1816 in Dracut, Massachusetts, the daughter of Dolly Jones and Israel Hildreth. Having shown considerable talent in dramatics, she was sent to Boston at the age of sixteen for formal training, after which she acted to great acclaim in Boston, New York, Charleston, South Carolina, and Cincinnati, Ohio. She gave up her stage career after marrying Benjamin F. Butler in 1844. The couple had four children, three of whom survived to adulthood: Blanche, Paul, and Benjamin (aka Ben-Israel). Sarah Hildreth Butler died on April 8, 1876.