Etta Buie

Female1 September 1877–20 February 1937

Brief Life History of Etta

When Etta Buie was born on 1 September 1877, in Mangham, Richland, Louisiana, United States, her father, Milton James Buie, was 37 and her mother, Margaret Elizabeth Ann Cheek, was 32. She married William Wiley Joseph Blewett on 17 November 1897. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Alto, Richland, Louisiana, United States in 1876. She died on 20 February 1937, in Monroe, Ouachita, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Buie Cemetery, Mangham, Richland, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Wiley Joseph Blewett
Etta Buie
Marriage: 17 November 1897
William B Blewett
Susan Lucinda Blewett
Margaret Ann Elizabeth Blewett
Maggie Blewett
David Crockett Blewett
Robert Thomas Blewett
Toy Blewett
Jessie Etta Blewett

Sources (7)

  • Etta Blewett in household of William J Blewett, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Etta Blewitt in entry for Wm J Blewitt, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"
  • Etta Blewett in household of William J Blewett, "United States Census, 1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 November 1897
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 4

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 5

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 19

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: nickname from Gaelic buidhe ‘yellow, fair-haired’. See also Bowie .

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

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