Munford, Al. - Funeral service for Andrew Jackson Buttram will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 27, 2020, at Munford Methodist Church on Campbell Road with John Killian and Lt. Buttram’s great grandson, Jerry Buttrum officiating. Interment will follow at Munford Veterans Park.
Lieutenant Andrew Jackson Buttram, son of James Buttram and Elizabeth Kates was born in Jasper County, Georgia in 1816. He died on April 23, 1865 during Croxton’s Raid at the Battle of Munford. Lt. Buttram’s son, James K. Polk Buttram, brother, James Morgan Buttram and nephew John Morgan Buttram were all taken Prisoners of War at the Battle of Munford/Croxton’s Raid.
Lt. Buttram had 3 grandfathers and 2 great uncles who fought in the American Revolution. His own father James, his maternal grandfather, John Morgan Cates, brother in law, Charles Jefferson Cates and brother in law James Keith all fought in the War of 1812 with Wooten’s Detachment of Jasper County Ga.
Andrew Jackson Buttram married Sabrina A. Patton in 1845 in Pike County, Georgia. Sabrina was born in 1830. They had a son, James K. Polk Buttram born in 1845, died in 1910; daughters, Nancy Rebecca Elizabeth Buttram, born 1859, died in 1930. Nancy married Jonathon “Jack” Steed, Sarah Ann Buttram, born in 1841, Unity Elizabeth Buttram, born in 1847, Chester Ann Buttram, born in 1849 and Eliza L. Buttram, born in 1851.
Lt. A. J. Buttram lived most of his life in Carroll County, Georgia.
Online condolences may be offered at www.usreyfuneralhome.com
Usrey Funeral Home of Talladega, Alabama will direct service.