Flora A. Keyes Butcher

1853–1925 (Age 71)
Selma, Clark, Ohio, United States

The Life of Flora A.

When Flora A. Keyes Butcher was born on 6 May 1853, in Selma, Clark, Ohio, United States, her father, Thomas Keyes, was 39 and her mother, Mary Hansbrough Keyes, was 34. She married Joseph Butcher on 13 January 1876. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Cedarville, Greene, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died on 7 February 1925, in Madison Township, Clark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Charleston, Ontario, Canada.

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Flora A. Keyes Butcher
Joseph Butcher
Marriage: 13 January 1876
Nellie Butcher
Earl Butcher
Charles Frederick Butcher

Spouse & Children

13 January 1876


Parents & Siblings



  • Flanilla Keyes Scanland


  • Charles Arthur Keyes


  • Granville Bertram Keyes


  • Female1853–1925Female

  • Oscar Keyes


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World Events (8)


Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 14

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 19

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Kay .2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Guise in Aisne, Picardy, which is first recorded in the 12th century as Gusia; the etymology is uncertain.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha ( see McKay ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Flora Keys in household of Thomas Keys, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Flora Butcher in household of Joseph Butcher, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Flora Bucher in household of Joseph Bucher, "United States Census, 1900"

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