Mary Butcher

23 February 1772–
Misterton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Butcher was born on 23 February 1772, in Misterton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Butcher, was 40 and her mother, Sarah Tucker, was 41. She married James Wiltshire on 27 May 1798, in Misterton, Somerset, England.

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James Wiltshire
Mary Butcher
Marriage: 27 May 1798

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    James Wiltshire



27 May 1798
Misterton, Somerset, England

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World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 29

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

Age 36

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.

Age 43

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

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a butcher or slaughterer, Middle English bo(u)cher (Old French bouchier, a derivative of bouc ‘ram’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Mary Butcher, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Marey Butcher, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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