Alice Garbutt

4 June 1878–1957 (Age 78)
Lexington, Sanilac, Michigan, United States

The Life of Alice

When Alice Garbutt was born on 4 June 1878, in Lexington, Sanilac, Michigan, United States, her father, Job Garbutt, was 42 and her mother, Eliza Jane Hayward, was 34. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1935 and Amadore, Worth Township, Sanilac, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. She died in 1957, in Lexington, Sanilac, Michigan, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Lexington, Sanilac, Michigan, United States.

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Job Garbutt
Eliza Jane Hayward
Hiram John Garbutt
Mary Melvina Garbutt
Josephine Garbutt
Sadie A. Garbutt
Frank Ernest Garbutt
George Henry Garbutt
Alice Garbutt
Fanny Jane Garbutt

Parents and Siblings

    Job Garbutt


    Eliza Jane Hayward




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 7

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 22

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin):1. from Geribodo, a Germanic personal name composed of the elements gār, gēr, ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + bodo originally ‘lord’, ‘master’, but early reinterpreted as ‘messenger’. The name was borne notably by a 7th-century saint, bishop of Bayeux; as a result of his cult the name was popular among the Normans and introduced by them into England. 2. from Geribald, a Germanic personal name composed of the elements geri, gari ‘spear’ + bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’. This name owed its popularity largely to a 9th-century saint, bishop of Châlons-sur-Seine.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alice M Garbutt in household of Hiram S Hayward, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alice M Garbutt in household of George H Garbutt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alice M Garbutt in household of Job Garbutt, "United States Census, 1880"

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