Anne Butt

Brief Life History 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 23. 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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Charles Dovey
Anne Butt
Marriage: 10 October 1759
Elizabeth Dovey
William Dovey
Thomas Dovey
Ruth Dovey

Sources (4)

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

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Arabic/Muslim Mohammad, Tariq, Muhammad, Abdul, Nasir, Mohammed, Abid, Arif, Khalid, Nadeem, Shahid, Tahir.

English: nickname from Middle English but(te), Old English butta ‘(something or someone) short and stumpy’, also used as a personal name up until c. 1200.

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a mound, from Middle English but(te). Alternatively, possibly denoting someone who lived by a tree stump. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, this sense is not recorded in English before 1601, but it may be much older.

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

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