Pearlie Lee Gilmore

Brief Life History of Pearlie Lee

When Pearlie Lee Gilmore was born on 29 August 1911, in Richland Township, Gasconade, Missouri, United States, her father, William Willis Gilmore, was 37 and her mother, Amanda Almira "Mandy" Brown, was 33. She married James Henry Butler on 20 May 1928, in Warren, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Jackson Township, Osage, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Femme Osage Township, Saint Charles, Missouri, United States in 1930. She died on 9 February 1982, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Bethel Cemetery, Wildwood, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Henry Butler
Pearlie Lee Gilmore
Marriage: 20 May 1928
Erma " Emma" E Butler
Mattie Butler
James Evern Butler

Sources (10)

  • Pearl Butler in household of James Butler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Pearlie Lee Butler, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Pearlie Roark, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.


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Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish (Ulster and Galway): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Mhoire (Scots), Mac Giolla Mhuire (Irish), patronymics from personal names meaning ‘servant (i.e. devotee) of (the Virgin) Mary’.

Irish: in Sligo, shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhir ‘son of the spirited lad’.

English: habitational name from Gillamoor in Rydale (North Yorkshire), from Old English Gedling (‘place called after Gētla’, from the Old English personal name Gētla + the connective particle -ing) + mōr ‘moor’.

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

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