Jemima Butcher

11 October 1796–before 1895 (Age 98)
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary 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 5 daughters. She died before 1895, in West Fork, Washington, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 97.

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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children



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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.
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""
Age 28
“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

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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  • Jemima Standifer in household of Luke Standifer, "United States Census, 1850"

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