Marjory Meek Johnstone Buttars

16 September 1849–7 April 1908 (Age 58)
Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland

The Life Summary of Marjory Meek Johnstone

When Marjory Meek Johnstone Buttars was born on 16 September 1849, in Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland, her father, David Buttars, was 26 and her mother, Margaret Spalding, was 27. She married Henry Mallet on 1 December 1866, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1880 and Lewisville, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1900. She died on 7 April 1908, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Annis, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Wheeler Harmison
Marjory Meek Johnstone Buttars
Marriage: 8 February 1869
James Joseph Harmison
Margaret Harmison
Rebecca Harmison
Hyrum Harmison
Daniel David Harmison
Bethear Harmison
Mabell Harmison
Ida May Harmison

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 February 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 14
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Butter , with post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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    Sources (37)

    • Margery Buttars in entry for Mabell H Stanger, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • M Harmason, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Margarine Butters in entry for David Harmason, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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