Gladys Butler

Female26 October 1910–23 November 1993

Brief Life History of Gladys

When Gladys Butler was born on 26 October 1910, in Gonzales, Texas, United States, her father, William Butler, was 23 and her mother, Georgia Kennon, was 22. She married Robert Ramsey on 3 September 1932, in Gonzales, Gonzales, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 6, Fayette, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 23 November 1993, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Mount Olive Cemetery, Fayette, Texas, United States.

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Robert Ramsey
Gladys Butler
Marriage: 3 September 1932
Robert John Ramsey Jr
Glodene Lodene Ramsey
Oliver Ray Ramsey
Lawrence Ramsey
Douglas Ramsey

Sources (36)

  • Gladys Ramsey, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Gladys Butler, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Gladys Butler, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 September 1932Gonzales, Gonzales, Texas, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 2

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

    Age 4

    Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.


    Age 22

    Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

    Name Meaning

    English: 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. As well as being widespread in England, this is also the surname of an important Irish family, descended from Theobald FitzWalter, who was appointed Chief Butler of Ireland by King Henry II in 1177. It is Gaelicized as de Buitléir.

    English: occasionally perhaps an occupational name from Middle English boteler ‘maker of bottles (usually of leather)’, a derivative of Middle English botel, Old French bo(u)teille ‘bottle’ and synonymous with Botelmaker.

    Americanized form of French Bouthillier (see Bouteiller ).

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

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