Joseph Butcher

1851–1920 (Age 68)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Butcher was born in December 1851, in Ohio, United States, his father, John Butcher, was 35 and his mother, Phebe Wise, was 24. He married Flora A. Keyes Butcher on 13 January 1876. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Cedarville, Greene, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Madison Township, Clark, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died after 1920, at the age of 70.

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Joseph Butcher
Flora A. Keyes Butcher
Marriage: 13 January 1876
Nellie Butcher
Earl Butcher
Charles Frederick Butcher

Spouse & Children

13 January 1876


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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 9

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a butcher or slaughterer, Middle English bo(u)cher (Old French bouchier, a derivative of bouc ‘ram’).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Butcher, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Joseph Bucher, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph Butcher in household of John Butcher, "United States Census, 1860"

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