Elizabeth Butcher

9 July 1770–15 September 1804 (Age 34)
Misterton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Butcher was born on 9 July 1770, in Misterton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Butcher, was 37 and her mother, Sarah Tucker, was 39. She died on 15 September 1804, in Fakenham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 34.

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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
1770–1804
Mary Butcher
1772–
Rosannah Butcher
1774–1778
Elizabeth “Betty” Butcher
1776–

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World Events (4)

1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World
Age 5
"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."
1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia
Age 17
The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano
Age 19
"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."

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 (4)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Butcher - Church record: Christening record or certificate: birth-name: Elizabeth Butcher
  • Elezebeth Butcher in the Somerset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1531-1812
  • Elizth Butcher, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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