Catherine McEachern


Brief Life History of Catherine

When Catherine McEachern was born in 1805, in Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Neill McEachern, was 56 and her mother, Christian McEachern, was 46. She married Stephen Butler about 1826. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Marion, Marion, South Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Carmichael Township, Marion, South Carolina, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Butler
Catherine McEachern
Marriage: about 1826
Jennie Butler
Captain Gilbert Butler
Minnie Butler
Martha Christian Butler
Flora A Butler
Silas Butler
Thomas Butler
Charity Butler

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  • Kate Butler in household of Stephen Butler, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Catherine Butler in household of Stephen Butler, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1826
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    1811 · The Tron Riot

    Age 6

    The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 31

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eichthigheirn ‘son of Eichthighearn’, a personal name from each ‘horse’ + tighearna ‘lord’.

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

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