John Feland Button Jr.

4 May 1882–2 December 1971 (Age 89)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of John Feland

When John Feland Button Jr. was born on 4 May 1882, in Mississippi, United States, his father, John Feland Button, was 34 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Huff, was 29. He married Eva Estelle Hammett on 2 October 1906, in Adams, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Beat 4, Adams, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He died on 2 December 1971, in Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Feland Button Jr.
Eva Estelle Hammett
Marriage: 2 October 1906
Everett Hammett Button
Mary Edme Button
John Allen Button

Spouse and Children

2 October 1906
Adams, Mississippi, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Feland Button


    Mary Elizabeth Huff




+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 4

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 24

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of buttons, from Old French bo(u)ton ‘knob’, ‘lump’, specialized to mean ‘button’. Compare Butner .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John P Button, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John F Button, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John F Button, "United States Census, 1910"

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