Marelda Olive Butler

15 December 1894–14 April 1897 (Age 2)
Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Marelda Olive

When Marelda Olive Butler was born on 15 December 1894, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, John Royal Butler, was 33 and her mother, Ellen Maria Hatch, was 29. She died on 14 April 1897, in her hometown, at the age of 2, and was buried in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Royal Butler
1861–1920
Ellen Maria Hatch
1865–1940
Ellen Charlotte Butler
1883–1885
John Royal Butler
1885–1887
Ethel Delphia Butler
1887–1964
Alice May Butler
1889–1961
Vivian Clarence Butler
1891–1955
Marelda Olive Butler
1894–1897
Ray Hatch Butler
1901–1965

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World Events (4)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 2

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1897 · The Utah State Historical Society

Age 3

The Utah State Historical Society was, founded in 1897 and now part of the Government of Utah's Division of State History. It encourages the research, study, and publication of Utah history. It also publishes a history journal named the Utah Historical Quarterly. The Utah State Historical Society has grown to several thousand members and has published over 300 issues of the Utah Historical Quarterly.

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)

  • Mirilda Olive Butler, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Marilda Butler, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Marilda O Butler, "BillionGraves Index"

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