Lucy J. Butt

11 September 1861–18 January 1939 (Age 77)
Pulaski, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Lucy J.

When Lucy J. Butt was born on 11 September 1861, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, her father, John Harrison Butt, was 20 and her mother, Rhoda Ann Reed, was 16. She married Albert G. Faulkner on 27 December 1882, in Lincoln, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 3 Waynesburg, Lincoln, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Crab Orchard, Lincoln, Kentucky, United States in 1910. She died on 18 January 1939, in Lincoln, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Highland United Methodist Church Cemetery, Highland, Lincoln, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert G. Faulkner
Lucy J. Butt
Marriage: 27 December 1882
Ottie May Faulkner
John Estes Faulkner
Charles S. Faulkner
Smith Baughman Faulkner
Sally Lee Faulkner
Eugene V. Faulkner
Lucian Osborne Faulkner Sr
Wiley T. Faulkner
Jesse Traylor Faulkner

Spouse and Children

27 December 1882
Lincoln, Kentucky, United States


    Ottie May Faulkner


    John Estes Faulkner


    Charles S. Faulkner



    Sally Lee Faulkner


+4 More Children

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+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Perryville

Age 1

On October 8, 1862, the Battle of Perryville took place between the Army of Ohio and the Army of Mississippi. It was the bloodiest battle on Kentucky soil. The Union lost around four thousand people and the Confederates lost around three thousand people. This was about one fifth of those that fought.

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 21

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a place used for archery practice, from Middle English butte ‘mark for archery’, ‘target’, ‘goal’. In the Middle Ages archery practice was a feudal obligation, and every settlement had its practice area.2 English: topographic name from Middle English butte ‘strip of land abutting on a boundary’, ‘short strip or ridge at right angles to other strips in a common field’.3 English: from Middle English butte, bott ‘butt’, ‘cask’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a cooper or as a nickname possibly for a heavy drinker or for a large, fat man.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lvey J Faulkner in household of Albert G Faulkner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lucy J Faulkner in household of Albert Faulkner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lucy J Butt in household of John H Butt, "United States Census, 1880"

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