Alexander McLagan Buttar

13 February 1872–9 August 1920 (Age 48)
Longforgan, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Alexander McLagan

When Alexander McLagan Buttar was born on 13 February 1872, in Longforgan, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Buttar, was 30 and his mother, Susan McLagan, was 27. He married Elizabeth or Eliza Clark on 8 February 1895, in Barrhead, Renfrewshire, Scotland. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Barrhead, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1901. He died on 9 August 1920, at the age of 48, and was buried in Barrhead, East Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Alexander McLagan Buttar
Elizabeth or Eliza Clark
Marriage: 8 February 1895
Jeanie Jane Carslaw Buttar

Spouse and Children

8 February 1895
Barrhead, Renfrewshire, Scotland


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World Events (8)

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 2

The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.

Age 12

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1885 · Creation of the Secretary of State for Scotland.

Age 13

The post of Secretary for Scotland was established in 1885 after the need arose after establishing different departments for the benefit of the communities.

Name Meaning

Perhaps a Scottish spelling of English Butters .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Alexander Buttar in household of Charles Buttar, "Scotland Census, 1901"
  • Alexander McLagan Buttar, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Alexander McLagan Buttar and Elizabeth Eliza Clark marriage

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