Rosannah Butcher

1 May 1774–30 August 1778 (Age 4)
Misterton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Rosannah

When Rosannah Butcher was born on 1 May 1774, in Misterton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Butcher, was 41 and her mother, Sarah Tucker, was 43. She died on 30 August 1778, in her hometown, at the age of 4.

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Family Time Line

Richard Butcher
1732–1796
Sarah Tucker
1731–1800
Susanna Butcher
1756–1821
Ann Butcher
1762–1805
Sarah Butcher
1763–1849
Martha Butcher
1765–
Roger Butcher
1768–
Elizabeth Butcher
1770–
Mary Butcher
1772–
Rosannah Butcher
1774–1778

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World Events (1)

1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World
Age 1
"On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a butcher or slaughterer, from Middle English, Anglo-Norman French bocher, bouch(i)er, bowcher (Old French bochier, bouchier, a derivative of bouc ‘ram’).Americanized form of Slovenian and Croatian Bučar (see Bucar ).

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

Possible Related Names

Butchart
Bucar
Bucher

Sources (5)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Rosannah Butcher - Church record: Christening record or certificate: birth-name: Rosannah Butcher
  • Rosanah Butcher in the Somerset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1531-1812
  • Rosanah Butcher, "England, Somerset, Church Records, 1501-1999"

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