Alice Butcher

Femalefrom 1782 to 1786–20 April 1867

Brief Life History of Alice

When Alice Butcher was born from 1782 to 1786, in Cambridgeshire, England, her father, John Butcher, was 58 and her mother, Elizabeth Empey, was 35. She married John Fisher on 22 April 1805, in Over, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Graveley, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She was buried in Graveley, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Fisher
Alice Butcher
Marriage: 22 April 1805
John Fisher
Elizabeth Fisher
Alice Fisher Gale
Ann Fisher
William Fisher
Robert Fisher
Mary Fisher
Susan Fisher

Sources (20)

  • Alice Fisher in household of John Fisher, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Alice Butcher, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Alice Fisher in entry for Ann Fisher, "England, Cambridge Parish Registers, 1538-1983 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 April 1805Over, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

    Age 5

    The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 19

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

    Age 26

    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

    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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