Edith May Butler

1875–
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Edith May

Edith May Butler was born in 1875, in Massachusetts, United States as the daughter of Edward Butler and Anna. She married Herbert Franklin Gundemay on 7 January 1893, in Norwell, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Herbert Franklin Gundemay
1871–
Edith May Butler
1875–
Marriage: 7 January 1893

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 January 1893
Norwell, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Butler

    MaleMale

    Anna

    FemaleFemale

siblings

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World Events (3)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 0

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 0

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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 (3)

  • Edith Butler, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Edith Butler, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Edith Mary Butler, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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