Jeremiah Butman

16 January 1712–December 1748 (Age 36)
Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Jeremiah

When Jeremiah Butman was born on 16 January 1712, in Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Jeremiah Butman, was 20 and his mother, Elizabeth Whittredge, was 20. He married Hannah Willard on 8 August 1737, in Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died in December 1748, in his hometown, at the age of 36.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Butman
1712–1748
Hannah Willard
1715–
Marriage: 8 August 1737
Richard Butman
1738–
Jeremiah Butman Jr.
1741–
Mary Butman
1746–1815
Hannah Butman
1748–1749

Spouse and Children

    Male1712–1748Male

    Hannah Willard

    Female1715–Female

MARRIAGE
8 August 1737
Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
children

(4)

    Richard Butman

    Male1738–Male

    Jeremiah Butman Jr.

    Male1741–Male

    Mary Butman

    Female1746–1815Female

    Hannah Butman

    Female1748–1749Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Male1712–1748Male

    William Butman

    Male1716–1791Male

    Female1721–1802Female

    Thomas Butman

    Male1724–1755Male

    Male1727–1764Male

+3 More Children

Name Meaning

1 North German (Butmann): from Middle Low German butenman ‘stranger’, ‘foreigner’ (from buten ‘outside’ + man ‘man’).2 North German (But(t)mann): perhaps an occupational name for a fish seller ( see Butt 5).3 Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jerimiah Butman, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Jeremiah Jun. Buttman in entry for Hannah Buttman, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Jeremiah Butman, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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