Butler, Jeremiah a Congregational ministers was born at Onndaga, N. Y., May 29, 1812. After studying at the Onondaga Academy, and at the Grand-River Institute, in Austinburg, O., he entered Oberlin College, from which he graduated in 1842, and from the Theological Seminary in 1845. In the latter year he was ordained at Oberlin, and soon after became acting pastor in Bellevue, O., serving in that position until April, 1849. From October, 1852, to January, 1858, he ministered in Riga, N. Y.; from 1858 to 1864 in Bergen; from 1864s to 1878 in Fairport, where he died, July 27, 1880. See Cong. Year-book, 1881, p. 18.