Emma Butcher

29 August 1871–11 March 1947 (Age 75)
Gilmer, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Emma

When Emma Butcher was born on 29 August 1871, in Gilmer, West Virginia, United States, her father, John Webster Butcher, was 28 and her mother, Mary Ann Jones, was 17. She married Lawrence Wolf on 26 October 1895, in Ross, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Springfield Township, Ross, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Scioto Township, Ross, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 11 March 1947, at the age of 75, and was buried in Londonderry Cemetery, Londonderry, Ross, Ohio, United States.

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Marshall A. McDonald
Emma Butcher
Marriage: 21 April 1906
Ora Leitha McDonald
Goldie Marie McDonald

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    Marshall A. McDonald



21 April 1906
Ross Township, Butler, Ohio, United States


    Ora Leitha McDonald


    Goldie Marie McDonald


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Pritchard in household of William S Pritchard, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emma Pritchard in household of Wm S Pritchard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Emma Butcher in household of John W Butcher, "United States Census, 1880"

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