Birth: 15 July 1774

Place or Registered Place of Birth: Kilkenny. Ireland

Baptism: 26 July 1774

Place of Baptism: St. Mary's, Kilkenny, Ireland

Death: 18 May 1838 - Aged 63

Place or Registered Place of Death: O'Dienne's Hotel, Dublin, Ireland

Father: John Butler, 17th Earl of Ormonde (1740-1795)

Mother: Frances Susan Elizabeth Wandesford (1740-1830)

Spouse(s): Grace Louisa Staples

Date of Marriage: 12 October 1807

Place or Registered Place of Marriage: Ballycastle, Antrim, Ireland

Children:

John Butler, 2nd Marquess of Ormonde (1808-1854)
Captain Lord James Wandesford Butler (1815-1893)
Lady Louisa Grace Butler (1816-1896)

Notes:

James Wandesford Butler, 1st Marquess of Ormonde was born on 15 July 1777. He was the son of John Butler, 17th Earl of Ormonde and Lady Frances Susan Elizabeth Wandesford. He married Grace Louisa Staples, daughter of Rt. Hon. John Staples and Hon. Henrietta Molesworth, on 12 October 1807. He died on 18 May 1838 at age 60.

James Wandesford Butler, 1st Marquess of Ormonde was created 1st Marquess of Ormonde [Ireland] on 29 October 1825.

James Wandesford Butler, 1st Marquess of Ormonde KP (15 July 1777 – 18 May 1838) was an Irish nobleman and politician.

Butler was a Member of Parliament (MP) for Kilkenny City in the Irish House of Commons in 1796 and served then for Kilkenny County until the Act of Union in 1801. He sat subsequently for the Irish county constituency of County Kilkenny and was member of the UK House of Commons from 1801, until his succession to the peerage, as Earl of Ormonde, in 1820.

He was created, at the Coronation of George IV, a Peer of the United Kingdom, as Baron Ormonde, of Llanthony, in the county of Monmouth and in 1825, Marquess of Ormonde.

The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 10 - 1838
Obituary
The Marquis Of Ormonde. May 18. At O'Dienne's hotel, Dublin, after an illness of thirteen days, produced by a severe cold, aged 63, the Most Hon. James Butler, first Marquis of Ormonde (1825;, nineteenth Earl of Ormonde (1327), eleventh Earl of Ossory (1527), tenth Viscount Thurles, co. Tipperary (1535), all titles of the kingdom of Ireland ; first Baron Ormonde, of Llanthony, co. Monmouth, in the peerage of the United Kingdom (1821); a Knight of St. Patrick ; Hereditary Chief Butler of Ireland; Vice- Admiral of Leinster, Lord Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum of the county of Kilkenny ; Colonel of the Kilkenny militia, and an Aide-de-camp to the Queen for the militia, &c. &c.

His Lordship was born July 15, 1774, the third son of John the 17th Earl of Ormonde, by Anne, daughter and sole heiress of John Earl of Wandesford.

In 1802 he was returned to Parliament as one of the knights for the county of Kilkenny; for which, having been re-elected in 1806, 1807, 1812, and 1818, he sat until his succession to the peerage. In 1805 he voted in favour of the claims of the Irish catholics.

As the Hon. James Butler, he took tin active and meritorious part in the defence of his native country, on the formation of the yeomanry corps. He himself commanded the Fessaghdineen and the Castle Comer infantry, together with the Kilkenny legion.

On the death of his brother Walter Marquis of Ormonde, Aug. 10, 1820, he succeeded to the titles of Earl of Ormonde and Ossory, &c. the marquisate (conferred on his brother in 1816) and the British barony of Butler of Llanthony, (conferred in 1801) then becoming extinct: but at the shortly subsequent coronation of King George the Fourth, he was created a British peer by the title of Baron Ormonde of Llanthony, July 17, 1821 ; and. Oct. 5, 1825, the dignity of Marquis of Ormonde was again revived in his favour. He was nominated a Knight of St. Patrick in 1821.

In Parliament he sided with the Whig party, and he gave his vote in favour of the reform of Parliament.

His Lordship married Oct. 12, 1807, Grace-Louisa, daughter of the Right Hon. John Staples, of the county of Tyrone, by Harriet, daughter and co-heiress of Richard Viscount Molesworth; and by that lady, who survives him, he had issue five sons and five daughters : 1. the Most Hon. John now Marquis of Ormonde, born in 1808, and at present unmarried; 2. Lady Harriet-Eleanor- Wandesford, married in 1831 to Robert Fowler, esq. eldest son of Robert Lord Bishop of Ossory ; 3. Lord Walter Wandesford Butler, an officer in the army; 5. Lord James Wandesford Butler, also in the army; 6. Lady Louisa-Grace-Wandesford ; 7. Lord Richard Molesworth Wandesford Butler; 8. Lord Charles Wandesford Butler ; 9. Lady Elizabeth ; and 10. Lady Mary-Charlotte, born in 1823.

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John Butler, 17th Earl of Ormonde was born 10 December 1740 and died 25 December 1795.

Frances Susan Elizabeth Wandesford was born about 1740 and died 3 April 1830.

John Butler and Frances Susan Elizabeth Wandesford were married 26 January 1769.

John Butler, 17th Earl of Ormonde was born on 10 December 1740. He was the son of Walter Butler, 16th Earl of Ormonde and Ellen Morres. He married Lady Frances Susan Elizabeth Wandesford, daughter of John Wandesford, 1st and last Earl Wandesford and Agnes Elizabeth Southwell, on 14 February 1769. He died on 25 December 1795 at age 55.

John Butler, 17th Earl of Ormonde gained the title of 17th Earl of Ormonde.

John Butler, 17th Earl of Ormonde and 10th Earl of Ossory (10 December 1740 – 25 December 1795) was an Irish peer and politician. He was Member of Parliament (MP) for Gowran between 1776 and 1783, and for Kilkenny City between 1783 and 1792. In 1791, his right to the Peerage was acknowledged in the Irish House of Lords.

Dodley's Annual Register - 1786
Marriages - 1769
January 26
John Butler, esq., of Ireland to Lady Anne Wandesford, daughter of earl Wandesford.

London Magazine, or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer, Volume 38 - 1769
Marriages
January 26
John Butler, esq., of Ireland to Lady Anne Wandesford, daughter of earl Wandesford.

Lady Eleanor Butler
Walter Butler, 1st and last Marquess of Ormonde (1770-1820)
James Wandesford Butler, 1st Marquess of Ormonde (1777-1838)
Hon. Charles Harward Butler (1780-1860)

There is an additional child attributed to John Butler:

Lady Elizabeth Butler (-1822)

Lady Frances Susan Elizabeth Wandesford was the daughter of John Wandesford, 1st and last Earl Wandesford and Agnes Elizabeth Southwell. She married John Butler, 17th Earl of Ormonde, son of Walter Butler, 16th Earl of Ormonde and Ellen Morres, on 14 February 1769. She died on 3 April 1830.

Lady Frances Susan Elizabeth Wandesford was also known as Anne.

James Wandesford Butler
1st Marquess of Ormonde