Harriet Amelia Butcher

March 1851–5 March 1931 (Age 80)
Clay Township, Sullivan, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Harriet Amelia

When Harriet Amelia Butcher was born in March 1851, in Clay Township, Sullivan, Missouri, United States, her father, David Leroy Butcher, was 36 and her mother, Keziah Mildred Woodall, was 28. She married William T. Scott about 1870, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 9 daughters. She lived in Healdsburg Judicial Township, Sonoma, California, United States in 1920 and Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died on 5 March 1931, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

William T. Scott
Harriet Amelia Butcher
Marriage: about 1870
Mary Alice "Marietta" Scott
Etta Scott
Mammie May "Mertie" Scott
Alice L. Scott
Clara A Scott
Carrie L Scott
Cory A Scott
Carrie L. Scott
Mamie O Scott
William W Scott

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1870Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Gas Street Lamps Installed
    Age 16
    The Los Angeles Gas Company installed 43 gas street lamps on Main Street. A lamplighter rode on horseback at dusk to light the streetlights. By 1873, 136 gas lamps had been installed in Los Angeles. 
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 21
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    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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    Sources (20)

    • Harriette Butcher in entry for Mammie May Scott, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Harriett A Scott in household of William T Scott, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Harriet A Scott in the U.S., Burial Registers, Military Posts and National Cemeteries, 1862-1960

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