Louisa Butler

11 June 1806–
Anson, Somerset, Maine, United States

The Life of Louisa

When Louisa Butler was born on 11 June 1806, in Anson, Somerset, Maine, United States, her father, Deacon Benjamin Butler, was 29 and her mother, Hulda Bradford, was 25.

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Family Time Line

Deacon Benjamin Butler
1776–1855
Hulda Bradford
1781–1845
Abigail Butler
1802–1872
Hiram Butler
1804–
Louisa Butler
1806–
Ebenezer Chaney Butler
1808–1865
Elias Butler
1810–1880
Silas Butler
1812–
Daniel Butler
1814–1814
Benjamin Butler
1816–
Dorothy Merry Butler
1818–
Caroline R. Butler
1820–1852
Huldah Butler
1823–1853

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World Events (3)

1808

Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1809

Age 3

Historical Boundaries - 1809: Somerset, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: Somerset, Maine, United States
1812

Age 6

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish: from a word that originally denoted a wine steward, usually the chief servant of a medieval household, from Norman French butuiller (Old French bouteillier, Latin buticularius, from buticula ‘bottle’). In the large households of royalty and the most powerful nobility, the title came to denote an officer of high rank and responsibility, only nominally concerned with the supply of wine, if at all.2 Anglicized form of French Boutilier .3 Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): occupational name for a bottle maker, from Yiddish butl ‘bottle’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

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