William L. Butler

1834–
Georgia, United States

The Life of William L.

When William L. Butler was born in 1834, in Georgia, United States, his father, Alfred P. Butler, was 23 and his mother, Catherine Christiana Gober, was 17. He married Rachel Charlotte Lyle on 5 August 1858, in Jackson, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in District 255, Jackson, Georgia, United States in 1860 and Marietta, Cobb, Georgia, United States in 1910.

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William L. Butler
1834–
Rachel Charlotte Lyle
1835–1904
Marriage: 5 August 1858
Mary Emma Butler
1859–1953
John T Butler
1862–

Spouse and Children

    Male1834–Male

    Rachel Charlotte Lyle

    Female1835–1904Female

MARRIAGE
5 August 1858
Jackson, Georgia, United States
children

(2)

    Female1859–1953Female

    John T Butler

    Male1862–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

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World Events (8)

1835 · Treaty of New Echota

Age 1

A minority group of Cherokees including John Ridge, Major Ridge, Elias Boudinot, and Stand Waite, signed the Treaty of New Echota which ceded all Cherokee territory east of the Mississippi in exchange for five million dollars. The majority of Cherokees did not agree and 16,000 Cherokee signatures were gathered to protest the treaty. Boudinot and both Ridges were killed several years later by angry Cherokees for signing the treaty.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1865

Age 31

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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)

  • William L Butter in household of Alfred P Butter, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William L Butler, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William S. Butler, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"

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