Anne Butt

4 October 1741–
Leigh, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Anne

When Anne Butt was christened on 4 October 1741, in Leigh, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Giles Butt, was 25 and her mother, Hannah Meakins, was 22. She married Charles Dovey on 10 October 1759, in Leigh, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Charles Dovey
1734–
Anne Butt
1741–
Marriage: 10 October 1759
Elizabeth Dovey
1760–
William Dovey
1762–
Thomas Dovey
1764–
Ruth Dovey
1766–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 October 1759
Leigh, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
children

(4)

    Elizabeth Dovey

    Female1760–Female

    William Dovey

    Male1762–Male

    Thomas Dovey

    Male1764–Male

    Ruth Dovey

    Female1766–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Giles Butt

    Male1716–1803Male

    Hannah Meakins

    Female1719–1754Female

siblings

(3)

    Female1741–Female

    John Butt

    Male1744–Male

    Joseph Butt

    Male1751–Male

World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a place used for archery practice, from Middle English butte ‘mark for archery’, ‘target’, ‘goal’. In the Middle Ages archery practice was a feudal obligation, and every settlement had its practice area.2 English: topographic name from Middle English butte ‘strip of land abutting on a boundary’, ‘short strip or ridge at right angles to other strips in a common field’.3 English: from Middle English butte, bott ‘butt’, ‘cask’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a cooper or as a nickname possibly for a heavy drinker or for a large, fat man.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Anne in entry for Thomas Dovey, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Anne Butt, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Anne in entry for Elizabeth Dovey, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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