Eugenie Butler

15 September 1894–November 1978 (Age 84)
Burnside, Lapeer, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Eugenie

When Eugenie Butler was born on 15 September 1894, in Burnside, Lapeer, Michigan, United States, her father, Jerome B Butler Jr, was 28 and her mother, Martha J Cargill, was 27. She lived in Burnside Township, Lapeer, Michigan, United States for about 40 years. She died in November 1978, in Lapeer, Michigan, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in North Branch, Lapeer, Michigan, United States.

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Jerome B Butler Jr
Martha J Cargill
Mildred May Butler
Lawrence Collins Butler
Eugenie Butler
Lila Margaret Butler
J.K. Butler
Blanche Butler
Jerome B. Butler
Mary Butler

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 2
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1903 · Ford Motor Company
Age 9
"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 22
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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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Sources (12)

  • Jean Butler in household of Jerome B Butler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jean Butler in household of J B Butler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jean Butter in household of Jerom R Butter Jr., "United States Census, 1900"

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