Lily Althea Bouton

9 November 1863–10 June 1906 (Age 42)
Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Lily Althea

When Lily Althea Bouton was born on 9 November 1863, in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Joseph Bouton, was 40 and her mother, Mary Rebecca Barto, was 38. She married Elihu Burrell in 1883. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Connecticut, United States in 1870. She died on 10 June 1906, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Elihu Burrell
Lily Althea Bouton
Marriage: 1883
Viola Mae Burrell
Ethel Grace Burrell
Homer Elihu Burrell
Leroy Bouton Burrell

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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    1868 · Land in Groton Given to US Navy for Navy Station
    Age 5
    In 1868, the State of Connecticut gave the Navy 112 acres of land along the Thames River. This became the location of the Naval Submarine Base. It was designed to hold 1,400 men and 20 submarines. During WWII it was expanded to 497 acres. 
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 12
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    French:nickname for someone with a prominent wart, carbuncle, or boil, from Old French bo(u)ton ‘knob, lump, excrescence’ (from bo(u)ter ‘to thrust or strike’).metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of buttons, from Old French bo(u)ton, the same word as above, specialized to mean ‘button’.

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

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    Sources (24)

    • Lillie Bouton in entry for Carrell, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Lily Bonton in household of Joseph Bonton, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Lilly Barton in entry for Glen D Campbell and Grace Crabbe, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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