Elizabeth Butcher

Female9 July 1770–15 September 1804

Brief Life History 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, and was buried in Fakenham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom.

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Richard Butcher
Sarah Tucker
Susanna Butcher
Ann Butcher
Sarah Butcher
Martha Butcher
Roger Butcher
Elizabeth Butcher
Mary Butcher
Rosannah Butcher

Sources (3)

  • Elizth Butcher, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Elezebeth Butcher, "England, Somerset, Church Records, 1501-1999"
  • Elezebeth Butcher, "England, Somerset, Church Records, 1501-1999"

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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.

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