Joseph Wells Buttery

1880–1960 (Age 80)
Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Wells

When Joseph Wells Buttery was born in 1880, in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Henry Andrew Buttery, was 35 and his mother, Mary Louise Stapleton, was 35. He married Nellie Isabelle McConnell in 1906. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died in 1960, in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Joseph Wells Buttery
Nellie Isabelle McConnell
Marriage: 1906
Mildred I. Buttery
Gertrude Buttery

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 1
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1900 · First U.S.  Navy Submarine Constructed
    Age 20
    The USS Holland was the first commissioned submarine. It was named after John Philip Holland. It had been laid down in November of 1896 and launched a year later. It was acquired and commissioned in 1900 and decommissioned five years later. The submarine was finally sold in 1913 and put on display until it was scrapped in 1932.
    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
    Age 21
    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    Name Meaning

    from Anglo-Norman French boterie ‘buttery’ (from Late Latin botaria, a derivative of bota ‘cask’), hence a metonymic occupational name for the keeper of a buttery. The term originally denoted a store for liquor but soon came to mean a store for provisions in general.habitational name from Buttery (Shropshire).English:

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Wells G Buttrey, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Joseph Wells Buttrey, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
    • Wells Buttry, "United States Census, 1930"

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