Harriet Amelia Butcher

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

The Life 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 Scott about 1870, in Clay Township, Sullivan, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 9 daughters. She lived in Washington Township, Mercer, Missouri, United States for about 20 years and Newtown, Sullivan, Missouri, United States in 1900. 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 Scott
Harriet Amelia Butcher
Marriage: about 1870
Etta Scott
Mary Alice Scott
Mertie M Scott
Alice A Scott
Clara A Scott
Carrie L Scott
Cory A Scott
Carrie L. Scott
Mamie O Scott
William W Scott

Spouse and Children

about 1870
Clay Township, Sullivan, Missouri, United States


    Etta Scott


    Mary Alice Scott


    Mertie M Scott


    Alice A Scott


    Clara A Scott


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+9 More Children

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, 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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Sources (3)

  • H A Butcher in household of David Butcher, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hattie E Scott in household of William Scott, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hariet A Scott in household of William F Scott, "United States Census, 1880"

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