John W. Butler

1869–
Mississippi, United States

The Life of John W.

John W. Butler was born in 1869, in Mississippi, United States as the son of Butler and Catharine V. Miller. He lived in Sabine, Louisiana, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Butler
–1880
Catharine V. Miller
1853–
John W. Butler
1869–
Henry W. Butler
1873–
Isaac Butler
1878–

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World Events (3)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

Age 8

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.

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 (2)

  • John W Butler in household of Demerius Miller, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John W. Butler - Government record: Census record: birth-name: John W. Butler

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