Jemima Butcher

Female11 October 1796–1 February 1879

Brief Life History of Jemima

Jemima Butcher was born on 11 October 1796, in Virginia, United States. She married Luke Standifer in 1809, in Washington, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 1 February 1879, in West Fork, Washington, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Ford Cemetery, Milton-Freewater, Umatilla, Oregon, United States.

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Luke Standifer
Jemima Butcher
Marriage: 1809
Samuel Standifer
Lorinda Standifer
William Standifer
Ann Standifer
Sarah C Standifer
Mary Standifer
Mary Jane Standifer
Mary Adeline Standifer

Sources (2)

  • Jemima Standifer in household of Luke Standifer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jemima Butcher Standefer, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1809Washington, Arkansas, United States
  • Children (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 4

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    1812 · Monumental Church Built

    Age 16

    The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 23

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    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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