Ann Butter

about 1837–
Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

Ann Butter was born about 1837, in Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. She had at least 4 daughters with George Butler.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

George Butler
Ann Butter
Mary Butler
Rose Butter
Elizabeth Butter
Emily Butter

Spouse and Children



    Mary Butler


    Rose Butter


    Elizabeth Butter


    Emily Butter


World Events (8)


Age 6

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 17

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 43

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for someone with some fancied resemblance to a bittern, perhaps in the booming quality of the voice, from Middle English, Old French butor ‘bittern’ (a word of obscure etymology).2 English and German: metonymic occupational name for a dairyman or seller of butter, from Old English butere ‘butter’, Middle High German buter.3 German: possibly a short form of any of the various compound names formed with Butter ‘butter’ (see 2).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Ann Butter in household of George Butter, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Ann Butler in household of George Butler, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.